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Motorists urged to reduce speed on ‘Slow Down Day’

Shannonside motorists are being warned to be extra careful on the roads in the next 24 hours as the gardaí launch a major crackdown...
Garda Chief Padraig Rattigan

Roscommon Garda Chief denies rumours of arrest linked to gorsefires

No one has been arrested or questioned to date regarding the recent spate of bog fires across Co Roscommon according to Chief Superintendent Padraig...

Chamber chief slams €22m spend on council HQ

The Roscommon Chamber of Commerce president has described the total cost of Roscommon County Council's civic headquarters as 'off the Richter scale'.The local authority's...

Plans lodged for €1.5m extension to Roscommon school

Planning permission has been lodged for a €1.5-million expansion of a secondary school in Roscommon town.Roscommon Community College is asking the council for the...

Election of cathaoirleach postponed in Athlone

Tony Ward's appointment as cathaoirleach of Athlone Municipal District has been delayed because he currently holds the same position with Roscommon County Council.The Independent...

Roscommon IFA in warning over farm-safety

The IFA is urging farmers to take every possible safety precaution when working the land.It follows the joint findings of an ESRI and Health...

Taxi-drivers claim Local Link costing them business

The manager of the Local Link bus service in Roscommon, Leitrim and Sligo has denied an expansion of services in Leitrim will have a...

New map shows high radon levels in Shannonside region

Homeowners in the Shannonside region are at some of the highest risk of exposure to radon according to a new map developed by trinity...

Drop in Roscommon housing loan repayments

The amount of housing-loan repayments paid to Roscommon County Council has dropped by nearly 10 per cent so far this year.According to the local...

PODCAST: Is Roscommon council’s HQ millions overbudget?

It was revealed on Monday that Roscommon County Council's move to its new headquarters could cost in the region of €22 million.The original tender...

Noel Mooney Becomes FAI General Manager

Noel Mooney has become General Manager of the FAI.The former Cork City goalkeeper will commence the role on the 3rd of June.Mooney was brought...

St Peters -2019 RDL Challenge Cup Champions

St Peters of Athlone are the Roscommon and District League Challenge Cup champions after a four nil win over Moore United in the final...

Roscommon Beat Leitrim To Reach Connacht Final

Reigning champions Roscommon booked their place in the Connacht Intermediate ladies football final with a 6-13 to 2-10 win over Leitrim in the St...

Eugene Lane

Eugene Lane Fostra, Knockvicar, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Saturday, May 18th, peacefully at his home in the loving care of his family. Predeceased by his parents...

Sheila Hynds

Sheila Hynds Fardrum, Athlone, Westmeath. Friday, May 17th, peacefully in her 97th year. Retired Post Mistress, Fardrum. Predeceased by her beloved brother John. Sadly missed by her loving nieces...

Oliver Mitchell

Oliver Mitchell Mullagh, Rooskey, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Newtown, Whitehall, Tarmonbarry. Saturday, May 18th, at Mullingar General Hospital. Sadly missed by his wife Mary, sons Adrian...

Side by Side 19th May 2019

Side by Side presented by Eamonn O’Connor, Tony Gilhooly and Patsy Lee.So join Eamonn and Tony as they play great music and talk about...

Listen: EU Election Candidates Matt Carthy, Sinn Fein

Listen to the interview Matt Carthy had with Joe Finnegan on the show this morning the 16th May 2019.