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Roscommon

20 jobs as Roscommon food court opens

A new state-of-the-art food court opens in Roscommon town today, creating 20 jobs.Last November, Casey's Auto Centre was given planning permission for an extension...

Boundary Bill gets widespread backing

A bill which would force the government to leave the power of any boundary change in the Athlone electorate's hands has passed the first...

300 vacant residences in Ballaghaderreen

A new report from Roscommon County Council reveals there are about 300 vacant residential units in Ballaghaderreen.The council is encouraging the use of empty...
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Investigations continue into fatal Roscommon house fire

A man in his 60's died following a fire at a house in south Roscommon.Emergency services were alerted to an incident near Bealnamulla in...

Man dies in house fire in south Roscommon

A man has died in a house fire in the Drum area of South Roscommon.The alarm was raised by a passer-by shortly after noon...

Strokestown Park owner wins major award

A Roscommon man has won a prestigious EU prize for cultural heritage.Jim Callery, of the Irish National Famine Museum & Archive and owner of...

Ballagh-based Syrians ‘scarred’ after war

The manager of the new Emergency Reception and Orientation Centre in Ballaghaderreen has revealed how scared the Syrian asylum-seekers are after their experience of...

Six Community Welfare Offices Closed in Shannonside Region since 2015

The Minister for Social protection has confirmed that Roscommon recorded the second highest number of Community Welfare office closures outside of Dublin in the...

Naughten urged to back boundary Bill

The 'Save Roscommon' group is calling for cross-party support today for a Dáil Bill that would mean the people would have to vote to...

Roscommon doctor claims consistent air ambulance better than restoring A+E

Castlerea based GP Dr Greg Kelly says he believes the air ambulance is a better emergency service, than a hospital A and E unit,...

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...