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Tributes paid to Kiltoom man who died in kayaking accident

Tributes have been paid to the Roscommon man who died following a kayaking incident on Lough Ree on Saturday afternoon.Emergency services were alerted around...
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Roscommon man dies after kayak incident on Lough Ree

Reporting by Eoghan MurphyA south Roscommon man has died after an incident on Lough Ree today.(Saturday)The Kiltoom man, aged in his forties, got into...

Roscommon man ‘critical’ after kayaking incident on Lough Ree

Story by Eoghan MurphyA south Roscommon man is in a critical condition in hospital after an incident on Lough Ree earlier today.At about noon on...

Special meeting to save Castlerea Agricultural Show planned

A last-gasp attempt to save the Castlerea Agricultural Show will take place next Tuesday night.After a poorly attended AGM last October, not enough volunteers...

REVEALED: Why south Roscommon wind farms were rejected

An Bord Pleanála refused planning permission for two wind farms in south Roscommon because it claims they could adversely affect waterways and wildlife.Documents released...

Refugee centre nets 20 jobs for Ballaghaderreen

The Ballaghaderreen Chamber of Commerce has revealed the new refugee centre in the town has provided a significant boost to the business community in...

Planning quashed for south Roscommon wind farms

An Bord Pleanála is reported to have refused planning permission for two wind farms planned for south Roscommon after a lengthy legal battle.The applications...

HSE to spend €1.4m this year on Shannonside leases

New figures show that the HSE will spend more than €1.4 million on renting buildings in the Shannonside region this year.Details released to Shannonside...

Frank Feighan confirms he will run in next General Election

Senator Frank Feighan insists the anger towards him in Roscommon has lessened and that he can win back a Dáil seat.The Fine Gael, a...

PODCAST: Frank Feighan reveals Dáil comeback bid

In a dramatic U-turn, Senator Frank Feighan has decided to try to win back a seat in the Dáil in the next general election.He...

Roscommon Top 3A After Tyrone Win

Roscommon recorded their third win in Allianz Hurling League Division 3A with a seven point win over Armagh 0-18 to 1-11 and are the...

Longford See Off Leitrm in Division 3B

Longford recorded their first win of their Division 3B campaign with a 2-18 to 16 points win over Leitrim at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park.Ben...

Antrim Ladies Score Win Over Leitrim

Antrim recovered from their defeat against Fermanagh to record a 5-10 to 4-6 victory over Leitrim at The Dub on Saturday.Antrim were 3-6 to...

Catherine (Kate) Monaghan (nee Tiernan)

Catherine (Kate) Monaghan (nee Tiernan) Clonbonny, Athlone, Co Westmeath and formerly of The Derries, Kiltoom, Athlone, Co Roscommon. Saturday, February 16th, peacefully in her...

Bridie Gately (nee Cusack)

Bridie Gately (nee Cusack) Castletown, Curraghboy, Athlone, Co. Roscommon. Saturday, February 16th, peacefully at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her...

Margaret Sweeney (nee Rudden)

Margaret Sweeney (nee Rudden) Tullyoscar, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim and formerly of Belturbet, Co. Cavan. Friday, February 15th, peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Predeceased by her beloved husband...

Podcast: Side by Side 10th Feb 2019

Side by Side presented by Eamon O’Connor, Tony Gilhooly and Patsy Lee.Patsy Lee Explores more on Laudato Si the letter from Pope Francis.So join...

Podcast: Saturday Connection 9th February 2019

Charlie McGettigan presents a host of guests, chat and music on the Saturday Connection. The programme was broadcast on the 9th of February 2019.In...

Podcast: A Love Letter from Gurteen

Roses are Red, Violets are blue, we Will save our post office, with help from you! Damien Tansey, Centra owner in Gurteen talks to...