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Roscommon

€2m for home grants in Shannonside region

More than €2 million in home improvement grants has been announced to help older people and people with a disability living in the Shannonside...

Local consultant slams ‘apartheid’ health system

A long-serving east Galway consultant has slammed the 'apartheid system' in Irish hospitals.Speaking at the Fine Gael leadership-election hustings in Ballinasloe on Saturday night,...

Promises on county boundaries at Ballinasloe hustings

The two contenders to be the next Taoiseach have promised south Roscommon won't move into Westmeath if they succeed in the Fine Gael leadership...

€65k set aside for Roscommon community groups

A total of €65,000 has been allocated to various community organisations in south Roscommon.At Wednesday's meeting of Athlone Municipal District in Athleague Community Centre,...

Varadkar promises to upgrade N4/N5 as taoiseach

Leo Varadkar has vowed to prioritise the upgrade of the N4 and N5 and improve the ‘inadequate’ ambulance service in the west of Ireland...

Elderly woman in hospital after Ballagh crash

An elderly woman has been taken to hospital after a car crash near Ballaghaderreen this afternoon.At about 2 o’clock, a collision involving a car...
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Castlerea Garda station to host open day

The public is being invited to check out the inside of a Garda station without fear of arrest at an open day in Castlerea...

First responders groups benefit from Clár funding

First response groups across the Shannonside region are to benefit from Clár funding announced today.A total of €46,000 is being made available in Roscommon...
Gerry O'Malley

Statue of Roscommon legend Gerry O’Malley gets planning permission

A statue of Roscommon GAA legend Gerry O'Malley is set to be unveiled in September after it was granted planning permission yesterday.Roscommon County Council...

€2k of tools robbed in Boyle raid

About €2,000’s worth of tools have been stolen from Boyle.Overnight on Wednesday and Thursday, thieves raided a workshop at Assylinn, just outside the town...

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...