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Man dies in south Roscommon crash

A man in his forties has died in a crash in south Roscommon this afternoon.He was taken to Portiuncula University Hospital in Ballinasloe, where he...

All-Ireland and All-Nations Sheep Shearing and Wool Handling Championships taking place this weekend

The All-Ireland and All-Nations Sheep Shearing and Wool Handling Championships are taking place in South Roscommon over this Bank Holiday weekend.The event sees competitors...

New driver-test centre opening in Castlerea

A driver theory-test centre is set to open in Castlerea later this month.The Road Safety Authority has confirmed the facility will replace the mobile...

24 local children treated for drugs issues

New figures show 24 children in Roscommon and Leitrim received counselling for drug and alcohol addiction last year.A Sligo-Leitrim TD is calling on the...

Naughten slams Trump’s exit of climate-change deal

Environment Minister Denis Naughten has condemned Donald Trump claiming he is sacrificing the future of today's children by pulling the US out of the...

Details published of CAP payments to Shannonside region

The farmers in this region who received the highest amount of money from CAP last year have been revealedIn total, over 12,000 farmers across...

Advanced plastic surgery nurse appointed at Roscommon hospital

Plastic surgery treatment at Roscommon University Hospital has taken a step forward with the appointment of an advanced nurse practitioner.Amanda O' Halloran began working...

Group commemorating famine journey enter Dublin

A group commemorating the gruelling journey made by Roscommon emmigrants during the Great famine will reach their final destination this afternoon. (June 01)The walkers...

Strokestown famine memorial walk arrives in Dublin

A national walking trail along the Royal Canal commemorating victims of the Great Hunger is expected to be launched within two years.The Camino-style route...

Ballaghaderreen Foróige members meet the President

Members of Ballaghaderreen's Foróige club were the guests of the President in Aras an Uachtaráin this week to celebrate their work at helping young...

Ireland Team To Face Scotland Named

Robbie Henshaw has been left out of the Irish team to face Scotland in the opening game of the Rugby World Cup in Yokohama,...

Longford Town Wrap-Up League With Cobh Visit

Longford Town travel south for their final league game of the season against Cobh Ramblers at Saint Colman’s Park this Saturday evening kick-off is...

Ellen Murphy Signs For Gloucester-Hartpury Women

Dromard’s Ellen Murphy has made the move cross-channel and signed for English Premier Division side Gloucester-Hartpury women.Ireland international Murphy made her international debut in...

Sean Donohoe

Sean Donohoe Sydney Australia and formerly Bridge House, Gortamone, Carrigallen, Co.Leitrim. Thursday September 19th, following a short illness. Eldest Son of the late Frank and Pauline. Sean...

Margaret Rooney (née Callaghan)

Margaret Rooney (née Callaghan) Abbeyshrule, Co Longford. Thursday, 19th September 2019. Peacefully at her residence in the loving care of her son Peter....

Bernadette ( Bernie) Duffy, nee Hill.

Bernadette ( Bernie) Duffy, nee Hill. Fyhora, Moyne, Co. Longford N39 PT32 Late of Stragella, Co. Cavan. Friday, 20th September. Peacefully at home...

Podcast: Paul Fitzpatrick Chats about his Charlie Gallagher Biography

Cavan’s Charlie Gallagher was the George Best of Gaelic football in the swinging sixties — good looking, talented and worshipped by GAA fans all...

What Makes A Leader?

Michael Moriarity is a former General Secretary of Education and Training Boards Ireland  and he has written his first book “Every leader’s reality guide”The...

Minister Creed Talks to the JF Show

Minister Michael Creed has said that he is aware of the complexity of the ongoing beef dispute, but that there is a real danger...