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Roscommon

OPW agrees to re-examine plans to provide flooding solution at Lough Fuinshinagh

The Office of Public Works has agreed to reassess the criteria that would have made it difficult to support a solution to flooding at...

Roscommon farmer nominated for a prestigious ‘Farming for Nature’ award

A Roscommon farmer who has been nominated for a prestigious farming and nature award admits that it is hard for farmers to be climate...

Chair of Knockcrogery Tidy Towns says it’s important to recognise the effort of volunteers

The Chair of Knockcroghery Tidy Towns says it's important for the group to be included in this year’s competition albeit in a belated capacity.It...
Tidy Towns

Knockcroghery’s entry into Tidy Towns omitted from competition but assessment will take place later...

It's emerged that Knockcroghery in Roscommon was also omitted from this year’s Tidy Towns judging process.It brings to seven the number of towns...
stamp duty

Stamp duty rise very negative for rural Ireland, says Roscommon auctioneer

A Roscommon auctioneer says the government's decision to raise the rate of stamp duty on commercial property transactions is a surprising and very negative...
€2 million

€2 million works on Monksland Treatment Plant hoped to be completed by December

Works on the Monksland Wastewater Treatment Plan are hoped to be completed by December.Irish Water is investing €2 million for essential upgrades at the...

Former Environment Minister and Roscommon Galway TD votes against carbon tax

The Environment Minister says the increase in carbon tax in yesterday's budget isn't about taxing people, it's about changing attitudes.Richard Bruton has defended the...
deadline

Drivers using local roads to avoid N60 diversion in Roscommon are being urged to...

Drivers in Roscommon choosing an alternative route to the N60 official diversion are being urged to slow down and be cautious of other road...
extinction

Shannonside Extinction rebels say the government needs to tackle climate change

Extinction Rebellion activists from the Shannonside region say governments need to do more than just introduce taxes to tackle climate change.Hundreds of environmental activists...

Roscommon and Longford have received five call outs from the bomb squad this year

Leitrim is the only county in the Shannonside region not to have a bomb squad respond to an incident this year.Members of the...

Oran And Tulsk Set For Roscommon Intermediate Final

Oran and Tulsk contest this year’s Mulryan construction Roscommon Intermediate final with both camps playing up to the underdog tag.“It’s no secret that our...

Longford To Vote Against Tier-2 Proposal

Longford county board will vote against this weekend’s GAA Central Council to introduce a tier-2 All-Ireland football championship.Longford a long-time supporter of a football...

Henshaw Moves To Centre For New Zealand

Rob Kearney, Peter O'Mahony and Garry Ringrose will return for Ireland's Rugby World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand in Tokyo on Saturday.Robbie Henshaw moves...

Elizabeth (Lily) Diamond (nee Charters).

Elizabeth (Lily) Diamond (nee Charters). Mountnorris, Newcastle, Co. Down and formerly Lisanagh, Edgeworthsown, Co. Longford. Thursday, 17th October. Peacefully at Daisy Hill Hopital, Newry. Dearly beloved wife of...

Charles Thompson.

Charles Thompson. Williamstown, Finea, Co. Westmeath. Wednesday, 16th, October, suddenly at Beaumount Hospital, Dublin, surrounded by his loving family. Reposing at his home Friday...

Julie O’Donohoe announced as Green Party candidate for Roscommon Galway

The Green Party has announced its candidate to run in an upcoming general election in Roscommon Galway.Julie O'Donohoe has been selected to represent the...

PODCAST: “…Mouth like a Lough Erne pike” – the region’s favourite Irish sayings

The Joe Finnegan show decided to talk about our favourite  Irish sayings this week following on from a recent Irish Times article by Journalist...

Sportsbeat – Monday October 14

On a busy weekend for Sports weekend get all the reaction from the County finals in the region.Reaction from Glencar Manor Hamilton’s win over...

Longford Town Review October 13

Longford Town's SSE Airtricity League first division promotion campaign came to an end on Friday night after a penalty shoot-out defeat to Cabinteely.Aaron Dobbs had...