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High Court review over Monksland planning refusal

An Athlone businessman has taken High Court action to try to get planning permission for a €5-million development in south Roscommon.Yesterday, Donie Kenny was...

Preparations intensify ahead of Syrian arrival

The first of the Syrian refugees who will be accommodated at the special reception centre in Ballaghaderreen are expected to arrive before lunchtime today.The...

Council breaks its silence on Castlerea fire station

Roscommon County Council claims it is determined to reopen Castlerea fire station as soon as possible, despite the town facing into its ninth week without...

Syrian asylum-seekers arriving in Ballagh this morning

Seventy-two Syrian asylum seekers are due to arrive at the Abbeyfield Hotel Emergency Reception and Orientation Centre in Ballaghaderreen this morning at 11.30.Eighty refugees due to...

Castlecoote residents to hear details of community led Coillte proposal tonight

Residents in the Castlecoote, Donamon, Creggs area of Roscommon will hear details tonight of a community led proposal put to Coillte for their lands in...

Syrians will feel ‘in prison in Ballaghaderreen’ –

A contributor to a new Pakistani newspaper claims sending Syrian asylum-seekers to Ballaghaderreen is like sending them to prison.Mohammed Aslam claims the town is...

Full construction of Roscommon energy plant begins

Full construction of the controversial waste-to-energy facility in west Roscommon began this morning.Biocore Environmental started site-clearance work last November on the €8-million project at...

Jewellery worth €20,000 stolen in Ballaghaderreen

About €20,000 worth of jewellery was robbed during a burglary in Ballaghaderreen on Saturday night.Between 7.45 and 9.45, thieves gained entry  into a house...

Nearly 100 local children without social worker

New figures show almost 100 children in state care were without an allocated social worker at the end of last year.Children's Minister Katherine Zappone...

Frenchpark Market House falling into ruin

Ireland's heritage trust claims a listed building at Frenchpark is at 'high risk' of destruction.An Taisce recently added the Market House at the Roscommon...

Aoife O’Rourke Bows Out Of European Games

There was disappointment for Castlerea’s Aoife O’Rourke in her middleweight quarter-final bout at the European Games losing out to Great Britain’s Lauren Price.Price was...
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Roscommon Under-20 Score Victory Over Leitrim

Roscommon scored a remarkable victory over Leitirm in Avantacard Pairc Sean MacDiarmada as it took extra-time to separate the two neighbours.In the end it...

Dr.Hyde Park Highly Commended National Pitch Award

Dr. Hyde Park in Roscommon was award highly commended as Nowlan Park retained its crown as the best GAA inter-county pitch in the country...

Margaret (Peggy) Reynolds (nee Nally).

Margaret (Peggy) Reynolds (nee Nally). Stags Head, Ballinalee, Co. Longford and formerly of Ballymahon. Wednesday, 26th June 2019. Peacefully in the excellent care of the...

Plans for realignment of N55 between Ballymahon and Athlone revealed today

Plans for the realignment of the N55 between Athlone and Ballymahon were revealed to Westmeath councillors this afternoon.Shannonside News understand that the new road...

Michael Stokes

Michael Stokes 51 Springlawn, Longford. Tuesday, June 25th, at St James’ Hospital, Dublin. Sadly missed by his wife Mary. Reposing tomorrow (Thurs) in Connell’s Funeral Home, Church St,...