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Roscommon

€12m housing estate for Monksland

Construction work is set to begin shortly on a €12-million housing development in south Roscommon.In July of last year, Roscommon County Council granted planning...

Elderly Roscommon man to be sentenced for abuse of female relative

A young woman has described how a 76-year-old Co. Roscommon man stole her childhood after sexually assaulting her from the age of nine.Roscommon Circuit...

Castlerea community considers withdrawing taxes in fire station protest

A local TD will meet at least four firemen from Castlerea today to try to enable the town's fire station to reopenAt a public...

Turf-cutters to flout ban on NHAs

It's expected that owners of NHA lands newly designated under the National Habitats Directive will resist moves to implement the ban on turf-cutting.The Department...

Public meeting about Castlerea fire station tonight

Another public meeting about the closure of the fire station in Castlerea is being held tonight.The facility has been closed for more than seven...

Increased profits recorded at Lough Rynn and Kilronan Castle in 2015

Two sister hotels in the Shannonside region have posted significant profits for their 2015 accounts.According to today's Irish Independent, Lough Rynn Castle in Leitrim...

Council finds six pigs’ heads in Castlerea

Roscommon County Council has confirmed it discovered six pigs' heads dumped in Castlerea last month.It emerged last week that, on February 7th, the local...

Junior Minister calls for improvements in Roscommon mental health

A junior health minister is calling for 'decisive action' to be taken on mental health services in Roscommon once the long-awaited review is complete.In...

Two arrested after Boyle and Mullingar Gardai pursue stolen vehicles

Two men have been arrested after Gardai in Boyle and Mullingar were involved in the pursuit of two stolen vehicles last night.Gardai were alerted...

Tributes paid after Arigna farm tragedy

Tributes are being paid to the Roscommon man who has died following an incident on a farm at Arigna last Friday.The man, who has...

Cabinteely 2 Longford Town 0

Longford Town’s away woes continued with a disappointing two-nil defeat away to Cabinteely at Stradbrook on Friday evening writes Andrew Dempsey.After a bright...

Abbeylara Begin Senior Championship With Victory

Abbeylara came back from behind to get their Peter Hanley Motors Longford SFC challenge off to a winning start.The opening game of the senior...

Mayo Make Three Changes For Meath

Mayo have made three changes to the team which lost to Kerry for Sunday’s Super-8s meeting Meath in Croke Park.Eoin O'Donoghue, Seamus O'Shea and...

Daniel John Bohan

Daniel John Bohan Shannon View, Rossy, Keshcarrigan, Co. Leitrim. Unexpectedly, whilst in the U.K. Youngest son of Michael and Judith, brother to Emma and Michael. Sadly missed by...

James (Jim) O’Leary

James (Jim) O’Leary Farneykelly, Castlecoote, Co. Roscommon. Friday, July 19th, peacefully after a long illness bravely borne, in the loving care of the staff at Roscommon...

Michael (Mick) Martin.

Michael (Mick) Martin. 31 Beechlawn Drive, Monksland, Athlone, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Curnaseer, Kiltoom, Athlone. Wednesday July 17th, suddenly at home. Predeceased by...