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Roscommon

Allegations of assault, abuse and drug use on Dublin-Galway rail line

Irish Rail has received allegations of drug-use, assaults and verbal abuse on a Shannonside railway line over the past 18 months.Documents released to Shannonside...

Local campaigners slam wind-energy guidelines

New draft guidelines for wind energy have received a poor reception from campaigners in the Shannonside region.The new guidelines are due to be written...
Credit Union

Head of Shannonside credit union hopes to provide more banking services

The head of a Shannonside credit union wants his sector to be given the go-ahead to provide more financial services.It comes after Bank of...
Jadotville

Son of Jadotville veteran claims medal ‘too late’ for Irish heroes

The son of an Irish Army veteran who was involved in the Siege of Jadotville over fifty years claims the official recognition for the...

€800k confirmed for Clár projects in Shannonside region

Just over €800,000 has been announced in CLÁR Funding for the Shannonside counties of Roscommon, Leitrim and Longford.Leitrim is the biggest beneficiary this time...
EROC

Maura Hopkins expresses concern over funding to support Syrian asylum seekers

Roscommon Senator Maura Hopkins says she has ongoing concerns about the level of funding being given to support Syrian refugees in Ballaghaderreen.The Fine Gael...

Planning permission sought for €5m Monksland housing development

Planning permission is sought for a €5-million housing development in Monksland in south Roscommon.A company called Bobmar is asking Roscommon County Council for the...
Wind

Minimum setback distance of 500m proposed for all windfarms

New energy guidelines for the development of wind farms will put a greater emphasis on reducing the noise produced and its potential effect on...
Key West Hotel

Rooskey residents hopeful Shannon Key West Hotel will re-open

A spokesperson for the Rooskey residents association believes everyone in the area will be supportive of an application for a liquor license at the...

Jadotville veterans to receive special medals

A decision has been announced today to award a special medal to Jadotville veterans.The men of “A” Company, 35th battalion, endured a six day...

Carrick’s Thomas Early wins Senior 8’s with UCD

Carrick Rowing Club to Thomas Early on winning the Men’s Senior 8’s in fine style at the National Rowing Championships in Iniscarra, Cork with...

Athlone Town Wont Fear Leaders Shelbourne

Athlone Town boss Terry Butler expects his player to step-up to the challenge of league leaders Shelbourne.“The funny thing is some of the games...

Town Chase Shels With Cabinteely Target

Neale Fenn believes his side can catch Shelbourne for the SSE Airtricity League first division title and are not fearing Cabinteely.The Town travel to...

Daniel Gill

Daniel Gill. Foxborough, Drumsna, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim. Suddenly at his residence. Deeply regretted by his heart broken parents Brian and Paula, sisters Shauna and Aideen,...

Eamon Gleeson

Eamon Gleeson. Cloonagowna, Bealnamulla, Athlone. Thursday, July, 18th Reposing at St. Brigid’s funeral Home, Brideswell tomorrow (Fri) from half past five with removal at half past...

Valentine Fitzpatrick

Valentine Fitzpatrick. Ennis Road, Newmarket on Fergus, Co. Clare Late of Drumloona, Carrigallen, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Carrigoran House, Newmarket On Fergus. Deeply missed by his...