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Roscommon company ordered to pay compensation following workplace accident

A Roscommon company has been ordered to pay compensation of €55,000 in connection with the death of its longest-serving employee.Mr Gerry Griffin from Crenane...

Naughten’s TV-licence proposals rejected by Cabinet

Communications Minister Denis Naughten's proposal to include certain media devices in a new TV licence-system has been ruled out by the Cabinet.The Roscommon-Galway TD...

Turloughs added to flood-relocation scheme

The Cabinet has agreed to include turloughs in its €2-million relocation scheme, which was signed off this morning.The voluntary scheme was announced earlier this...

Roscommon care group opposes means-test proposals

A carers' group in Roscommon is calling for assets not to be taken into account in a possible new means-test for homecare.It's reported today...

Roscommon palliative unit to open in 2021

It's likely that the new palliative care centre at Roscommon University Hospital will be fully operational in four years' time.Minister for Health Simon Harris...

Local farmers told to co-operate over greenway

A south Roscommon councillor is calling on local farmers to enable the stalled Athlone to Galway greenway to go ahead.In November 2015, then minister...

Roscommon postmasters to challenge Taoiseach in Castlebar

Postmasters and the communities they serve will hold a protest this afternoon outside the Taoiseach's office in Castlebar against fears 600 post offices could...

Join Our Boys hope construction on specialised residence can begin this year

It's hoped that the construction of a specialised residence in Roscommon for families needing support for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy will start later this year.The...

Strokestown community receives €93k from wind-farm fund

Over €93,000 is to be divided among several groups in the second year of the Sliabh Bán wind farm community fund.Seven groups will also...

Thousands of local patients wait 18 months for treatment

New figures reveal a total of 6,724 people have been awaiting treatment for more than 18 months at the hospitals that serve the Shannonside...

Roscommon Club Fixtures Weekending July 21st

Roscommon club fixtures weekending July 21Wednesday 17 JulyLeydon Brothers AFL Division 3St Brigid's V Creggs – Kiltoom - 20:30Friday 19 JulyDivision Four LeagueSt Joseph's...

Longford GAA Fixtures – Weekending July 21st

Longford GAA Fixtures Weekending July 21stWednesday 17th July 2019Minor League Division 1 FinalET if necessaryLongford Slashers V Killoe Óg - Glennon Brothers Pearse Park...

Leitrim Club Results Weekending July 14

Leitrim Club results weekending July 14Saturday July 132019 Dunnes Bar ACL Division 1Aughnasheelin 0-14 Leitrim Gaels 1-16 - AughnasheelinAnnaduff 2-9 Fenagh-St Caillins 0-14 -...

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...

Mary Belton (nee Donlon)

Mary Belton (nee Donlon) Kenagh, Co Longford. Wednesday, 17th, July peacefully in the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore. Predeceased by her husband Liam. Deeply regretted by...

Podcast: Saturday Connection 13th July 2019

Charlie McGettigan presents a host of guests, chat and music on the Saturday Connection. The programme was broadcast on the 13th of July 2019.So...