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Syrian refugees to arrive in Ballaghaderreen in a week’s time

Almost 80 Syrian refugees will arrive to the new centre in Ballaghaderreen in a week's time.It was initially expected that 39 refugees would arrive...

Roscommon Solstice choir wins top international prize

The Roscommon Solstice Choir has won a prestigious international award.The group, comprising 130 singers, was one of 32 who were shortlisted for the...
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Over €2million unpaid rates in Roscommon last year

New figures show that commercial rates of €2.2 million were unpaid in Roscommon last year, a substantial increase on 2015.The total amount of rates...

Castlerea Gardai investigating incident of criminal damage to car

Gardai in Castlerea are appealing for information on an incident of criminal damage to a car in Castlerea last night.The windows of a blue...

€1m sports complex to be built in Ballaghaderreen

A €1 million sports facility is to be developed in Ballaghaderreen.At a meeting held recently between the organising committee who helped to raise almost...

Ballagh man wins top entrepreneur award

A company led by a Ballaghaderreen man won a major prize at Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur awards in Dublin yesterday.Hexafly, whose chief executive is...

Overspend of €6 million in Roscommon mental health budget

New documents show that the HSE overspent its mental health budget by nearly €6 million in the Roscommon region last year.Details released to Shannonside...

Victim of kayaking tragedy on Lough Ree named

The man who died tragically on Lough Ree at the weekend has been named as Eamonn O'Donohoe.Mr O' Donohoe lost his life while kayaking...

Three businessmen in line for national entrepreneur award

Three local businessmen are in contention to win Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur competition in Dublin this afternoon.Brian O'Rourke, from Kenagh in Longford, is in...

Tributes paid to Kiltoom man who died in kayaking accident

Tributes have been paid to the Roscommon man who died following a kayaking incident on Lough Ree on Saturday afternoon.Emergency services were alerted around...

Roscommon Club Fixtures Weekending August 25th

Tuesday August 20U21 Hurling Championship Knock Out 2019AthleagueTremane V Padraig Pearses - Tremane GAA Pitch - 19:30Wednesday August 21U21 Hurling Championship Knock Out 2019Four...

FAI Launch Female-Only UEFA B Licence Course

The FAI are have announced a second female-only UEFA B Licence Course, after a successful first edition.25 coaches took part in the first edition...

Longford Rugby Club Ready For Season Start

Longford senior men begin their 2019/20 season this Saturday when they face Mullingar in CPL Park, Longford writes Tommy Butler.The senior men have been...

Norbert Moynagh

Norbert Moynagh. Ballymanus, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath. Peacefully on Saturday, August, 17th, in the loving care of his family, and the matron and staff of the...

Bridie Raftery (née O’Shaughnessy)

Bridie Raftery (née O’Shaughnessy) Bracklin, Castlecoote, Co. Roscommon. Monday, August 19th, peacefully after a long illness, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She will be...

Sr. Marie Fitzgerald.

Sr. Marie Fitzgerald, Dún na Bó, Willowfield Rd., Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, and formerly Clash Road, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick, peacefully in the loving care of...

Podcast: Threshold Warns of College Accommodation scams

National housing charity Threshold are warning college students to be vigilant of scams as they search for college accommodation.Karina Timothy is manager of the...

Podcast: Cookery Corner Chef Sham

This week’s Cookery Corner Recipe is fishcakes compliments of Chef Sham Hanifa of The Cottage Restaurant, Jamestown, Carrick on Shannon. Chef Sham talked us through how to...

Roscommon Championship Review Round One

The Hodson Bay Hotel Roscommon senior football championship got underway on Saturday evening with defeat’s for both of last year’s finalists.County champions Clan na...