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Local Men’s Sheds volunteers welcome funding boost

Almost twenty five thousand euro has been allocated for women and men's sheds in the Shannonside region.A total of five hundred thousand euro has...

Matt Carthy says he’s not rejecting people who voted for him as EU member

Sinn Fein MEP Matt Carthy is disagreeing with suggestions that he's rejecting the voters of the midlands north-west EU constituency who elected him to...

Fianna Fail leader defends addition of second candidate in Roscommon Galway

Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin says the addition of Councillor Orla Leyden to the Roscommon Galway ticket is a sign of the party's increased...

Orla Leyden says she will not campaign as ‘sweeper’ in General Election

Roscommon Councillor Orla Leyden says she'll be campaigning to take a Fianna Fail seat in Roscommon Galway and has no intention of taking part...
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Councillor Orla Leyden added to Fianna Fail ticket in Roscommon Galway

Fianna Fáil Councillor Orla Leyden has been selected to contest the General Election for Roscommon-Galway, joining Eugene Murphy TD on the Party ticket in...
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Manger of Roscommon Hospital says facilities at hospice “second to none”

The General Manager of Roscommon Hospital says the facilities at the new Roscommon hospice look set to be second to none, and will provide...
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Visiting restrictions in place at Roscommon Hospital

Visiting restrictions have been put in place at Roscommon University Hospital due to an influx in the number of people presenting with flu.The public...

€7m funding announced for River Shannon flood relief works

The government has announced funding of a €7m to prevent flooding on large areas of the River Shannon.The Office of Public Works has confirmed...

Head of Saolta Hospital Group expects more challenging ED conditions this week

The head of the Saolta Hospital group expects another challenging week for local facilities across the Shannonside region.Last week hospitals across the Shannonside region,...

People in the Shannonside Region are being encouraged to become blood donors

People in the Shannonside/Northern Sound region are being encouraged to make donating blood their New Year resolution.Clinics took place this week in Roscommon with...

Davis Aims For Longford O’Byrne Cup Glory

Padraig Davis will look to write himself into Longford folklore as they chase a third ever O’Byrne cup win on Saturday.Longford spoiled Dessie Farrell’s...

Liam Silke Confident For Another Corofin Win

Liam Silke brims with confidence that Corofin can make it three All-Ireland club football championships in-a-row with concentration the winning point.“I think the best...

Carberry Makes First Athlone Town Signings

Adrian Carberry has announced his first signings ahead of the upcoming SSE Airtricity League First Division season.Carberry has signed three players Scott Delaney, Ronan...

Patrick (Paddy) Donnelly

Patrick (Paddy) Donnelly Scrine, Athleague, Co. Roscommon. Saturday, January 18th, Peacefully in the devoted care of the staff at Roscommon University Hopsital. Pre-deceased by his...

Nell Duignan (née Moran)

Nell Duignan (née Moran) Tooma, Cloone, Co. Leitrim. Friday, January 17th, at Lough Errill Private Nursing Home, Mohill, surrounded by her loving family and...

Brendan Dowling.

Brendan Dowling. Ballyleague, Lanesboro, Co. Roscommon. Friday, 17th January. Peacefully in the loving care of Innis Ree lodge nursing home ballyleague Reposing at Farrell's...

Podcast: Contributory Old Age Pension

Eamon Tynan spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about the Contributory old age pension.Take a listen here:

Podcast: Michelle Hall Talks about the Feuding in Drogheda

The people of Drogheda are to rally against the ongoing gangland feud in the town, following the murder of Keane Mulready Woods. Deputy Mayor...

Podcast; JF Show 17th January

On the JF Show panel this week- outgoing Labour TD Willie Penrose, Roscommon Herald Journalist Darragh Kelly and former  Fine Gael location election candidate...