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Roscommon

Minister warns over traffic issues at Roscommon hospital

A junior Minister in the Department of Health has warned that traffic issues will need to be addressed in any planning applications for a...

Roscommon hospice to benefit from garda memorial fundraising

The Roscommon Mayo hospice is to benefit from the fundraising earlier this year to build a memorial to two gardai killed in the line...

Bypass to present ‘huge challenge’ to Strokestown

A well-known Strokestown businesswoman has expressed concern about the impact the new bypass will have the area.Caroilin Callery notes the effect similar road upgrades...

Planning sought for €300k development at Castlerea pool

The planning process has begun on a €300,000 development at Castlerea swimming pool.There's an existing playground at the facility, but Roscommon County Council intends...

O’Rourke mulling over Roscommon Dáil bid

Athlone Mayor Aengus O'Rourke says he has been encouraged to consider contesting the Roscommon-Galway Fianna Fáil convention.The Westmeath councillor lives in south Roscommon and...

Roscommon sex-offender banned from contact with children

A 62-year-old Roscommon-based convicted sex-offender who has a high risk of re-offending has agreed not to have any direct contact with children under the...
Chamber

Chamber President decides against running in Roscommon-Galway convention

The president of Roscommon Chamber of Commerce has pulled out of Fianna Fáil's forthcoming Roscommon-Galway selection convention.Last month Seán Mahon was strongly considering vying...
N5

Government gives green light to N5 upgrade between Ballaghaderreen and Scramogue

The government has been given approval for a major upgrade of the N5 between Ballaghaderreen and Scramogue.The Minister for the Environment has this evening...

Roscommon IFA chairman calls on political pressure to force help for fodder stricken farmers

Roscommon IFA Chaman John Hanley is calling on local politicians to put more pressure on Agriculture Minister Michael Creed to put a plan in...

Irish Times buys owners of Roscommon Herald newspaper

The Irish Times is to buy a number of newspaper titles and radio stations.It's bought the Landmark Media group which includes the Irish Examiner,...

Defender Jimmy Dunne called upto Ireland Squad

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has been forced to alter this squad for the UEFA Nations League game away to Denmark on Monday,...

Michael Obafemi Commits To Republic Of Ireland

Michael Obafemi has committed his international future to the Republic of Ireland. The Dublin-born Southampton striker trained with the squad this week, but also...

£5M Gift For Premier League Chairman

Outgoing executive chairman Richard Scudamore will receive a £5m farewell bonus paid by clubs, the Premier League has confirmed.Scudamore will receive the payment over...

Bridget Rogers (nee Mahon)

Bridget Rogers (nee Mahon) Cullyfad, Killoe, Co. Longford. Peacefully in her 95th year in the excellent care of the staff at Lissadell Lodge, Laurel Lodge...

John Gaffey

John Gaffey, Birchgrove, Ballinasloe, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, November 15th , peacefully in the care of the wonderful staff of University Hospital, Galway and...

Simon McGuinness

Simon McGuinness, Church Street, Roscommon and late of McGuinness’s Pharmacy, Main Street, Roscommon. Friday, November 16th peacefully in the loving care of the staff...
White House Hotel

LISTEN: Sadness as west Roscommon hotel shuts

A west Roscommon hotel has closed.Padraic Whelan has run the White House Hotel at Ballinlough since May of last year. He was renting...

LISTEN: Interview with major local employer

One of the midlands’ biggest employers is Grant Engineering in Birr, Co Offaly.The company was established in 1977 and is one of the...

PODCAST: Phase two of Castlerea food hub begins

The tendering process is under way for the second phase of the food hub in Castlerea.A total of €500,000 of state funding has...