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Impact to discuss possible Roscommon Council strike plans this afternoon

Plans for Roscommon County Council staff to take industrial action are set to be finalised this evening.Impact's divisional executive committee is meeting in Roscommon...

Roscommon Councillors warned new national plan could scupper one-off homes

Roscommon County Council has been warned that a new national development framework plan will cause issues in relation to the building of one-off houses...

Roscommon youth project seeks adult volunteers for STEM classes

A youth project in Roscommon, which is hoping to develop children's science and technology skills is seeking adult volunteers to help out with different...

Three Shannonside towns fail wastewater-treatment standards

Roscommon town, Monksland and Athlone are among 50 urban areas countrywide that failed to meet EU wastewater treatment standards.A new Environmental Protection Agency report...
Castlerea prison

Six Castlerea prisoners seek early release from life sentences

Six prisoners serving life sentences at Castlerea prison were interviewed last year by the Parole Board who were reviewing their sentences and considering the...
Longford court

Man charged with theft of phone in Strokestown

A man in his twenties is due in court this morning charged with the theft of a mobile phone from the office of a...

LISTEN: Roscommon filling station owner describes terror during robbery at knifepoint

A filling station owner in west Roscommon has described the terrifying ordeal his staff suffered when they were robbed at knifepoint.Paul Fitzpatrick of the...

Pilot project to protect Roscommon curlews hailed a success

A pilot project aimed at protecting species of wild native Irish birds in south Roscommon has been hailed a major successBallydangan bog and Bord...

Sofas, beds and mattresses dumped in Roscommon

Roscommon County Council has received several complaints of dumping of household furniture.Documents released to Shannonside FM show the local authority received a total of...

Staff threatened with knife in Roscommon robbery

A man threatened staff with a knife in a robbery in west Roscommon last night and robbed a significant quantity of cash.At about 8.40,...

Castlerea’s Aoife O’Rourke Makes World Last-16

Castlerea middleweight Aoife O’Rourke made it three wins from three for Ireland at the World Women’s Championships in New Delhi, India this morning.O’Rourke, making...

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...

William Hoey

William Hoey Arden, Tullamore, Co. Offaly and late of Mullolagher, Longford. Saturday, November 17th, peacefully at the Regional Hospital, Tullamore. Reposing at O’Reilly’s Funeral Home, Harbour...

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...
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...