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Roscommon angling society gets €36,000

Inland Fisheries Ireland has allocated funding of more than €50,000 to five angling projects in the Shannonside region.This morning it announced the 50 groups...

Thieves raid Roscommon graveyard

The Cloontuskert Graveyard Committee at Lanesboro has been devastated by the theft of all of its gardening equipment.Two lawnmowers and a strimmer, to a...

Roscommon County Councill approve significant funding for A.I.T athletics meet

Roscommon County Council is to strengthen its ties with Athlone Institute of Technology in 2017.Councillors have approved an allocation of 5,000 euro to sponsor...

Roscommon man to be sentenced over online harassment

The 30-year-old Roscommon man who harassed a young woman online will be sentenced today.Roscommon Circuit Court recently heard how Alan Higgins, of Ballymacurley, Castleplunkett,...

Roscommon councillors opposed to plans to introduce 3% vacant site levy

Councillors in Roscommon are calling on the government to abandon plans to introduce a vacant site levy in rural counties.The scheme which will come...

Roscommon priest appointed to Rome

Father John Coughlan, a Curate at Saint Joseph’s Parish, Boyle, has been appointed Director of Formation at the Pontifical Irish College, Rome, commencing next...

REVEALED: Number of prisoners who died at Castlerea Prison in last decade

A new report shows four prisoners serving sentences in Castlerea prison died in custody between 2007 and 2016.Information obtained by the Belfast-based website the...

New hotel concept being introduced in Boyle

A new hotel concept is being introduced in Boyle.The north Roscommon town has been without such accommodation since the landmark Royal Hotel closed in...

IBTS urging people to donate blood in Roscommon today

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service is urging people to donate blood at their mobile clinic in Roscommon today.Blood supplies are running to just over...

LISTEN: Michael Fitzmaurice proposes solution to school bus chaos

Bus Eireann should make provision for possible extra students when they take part in the tendering process for school transport each year.The proposals is...

Longford Town 1 Athlone Town 0

Sam Verdon hit the net in 69th minute to give Longford Town a one nil win in the Midlands derby away to Athlone Town...

Jonathan Walters Retires from International Team

Jonathan Walters has announced his retirement from football.The 54-times capped Republic of Ireland international has been forced to call time on his career due...

Creggs Looking to End 26 Year Wait

Creggs Rugby club play Connemara in the Connacht Junior Cup Final this Sunday at 3pm in the Sportsgrounds in Galway.Creggs will be hoping to...

Alex McHutcheon

Alex McHutcheon, Fallon Avenue, Roscommon and formerly of The Kilbride Inn, Tully, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, March 21st at Mullingar General Hospital. Predeceased by his...

Louise Kelly (nee Crowe)

Louise Kelly (nee Crowe) 14 Cartron Breac, Longford Town, and formerly of Granard, Co. Longford. Wednesday, March, 20th suddenly at her home Predeceased by her father...

Ena Cox (née Mc Dermott)

Ena Cox (née Mc Dermott) Abbeytown, Boyle, County Roscommon. Thursday, March, 21st in her 96th year, peacefully surrounded by her family in the loving care of...

PODCAST: JF Show weekly panel

Today's weekly panel discussion on the Joe Finnegan Show involved Sheila Reilly, the head of digital with Iconic Media, along with well-known broadcaster Noel...

LISTEN BACK: Rooskey Reacts as Minister caves on Direct Provision Centre

After the news team on Shannonside Northern Sound broke the story this morning that the Direct Provision Centre planned for Rooskey would not now...