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Planning permission sought for floodlighting at Roscommon Castle

Planning permission has been sought to install floodlighting at Roscommon Castle.Proposed works include the provision of low wattage LED ground lighting to illuminate three...

TD Denis Naughten won’t use posters for forthcoming General Election

Roscommon Galway Deputy Denis Naughten says he's been inspired by the brave decision of some local election candidates to go poster free for the...

LISTEN: Joyous scenes as sod turned at Roscommon Hospice site

Construction of the multi-million euro brand new Roscommon hospice is to begin next month.The sod was turned on the €6.2m project by Roscommon...
workplace fatalities

Roscommon among the highest number of workplace fatalities last year

Roscommon had among the highest number of workplace fatalities in the country last year.New figures from the Health and Safety Authority reveal that Wexford...
swans

Number of visiting swans across Shannonside region to be identified this weekend

A special survey is taking place across the Shannonside region this weekend in an effort to identify the number of visiting swan.It's part of...
derelict

Roscommon CE urges owners of derelict properties to sell or renovate

The Chief Executive of Roscommon is urging owners of derelict properties to sell or renovate them.Town regeneration plans are in train across Roscommon, with...
hospice

Turning of the sod today for multi-million euro Mayo-Roscommon hospice

A new era for cancer care in the Shannonside region will begin today with the turning of the sod for a multi-million euro facility...
air ambulance

Local cover for Shannonside air ambulance service not under threat by national funding issues

A spokesperson for the charity air ambulance service which is providing cover in Roscommon is rejecting suggestions that the service in this region could...
aeromedical ambulance

PODCAST: Local air ambulance future secure despite funding issues

Speculation suggesting that a charity providing cover for the local air ambulance service in the Shannonside region has been dismissed.It had been reported...
electricity

Roscommon boat owners call for reversal of winter electricity regulations

Waterways Ireland is being urged to revisit regulations that see electricity supply withheld from moorings on the Shannon navigation during the winter period.A group...

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...