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New principal of Coláiste Chiaráin confirmed

The new principal of Coláiste Chiaráin, Athlone has been confirmed.Mr. Brendan Waldron who is a native of Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo, is to take up...

Youth Work services in Roscommon closed after losing funding

Youth Work Ireland has closed its projects and services across county Roscommon and North East Galway.Following the withdrawal of approximately 90% of funding in...

No consultation on Ballaghaderreen refugees intentional – Minister

The Junior Justice Minister believes any prior notice of the arrival of Syrian refugees into Ballaghaderreen could have scuppered the entire process. was responding to...

Justice officials reveal plans to engage with Ballaghaderreen refugees

The Department of Justice has told a meeting of Roscommon Oireachtas members that officials will be attending a centre for refugees in Ballaghderreen on...

Robert Troy says Fianna Fail won’t support loss of bus services for rural counties

Longford Westmeath Deputy Robert Troy says Fianna Fail will not be supporting any measures to downgrade bus services in rural Ireland.The TD, who is...

Islamic expert says people in Ballaghadereen have nothing to fear from Muslims

A leading Islamic expert in Ireland says people in Ballaghaderren have nothing to fear from any Syrian refugees who may be Muslim.Flyers were handed...

Shannonside schools showcase 28 projects at BT Young Scientist Exhibition

A total of 28 projects from students at schools across Longford, Leitrim and Roscommon are being exhibited at this year's BT Young Scientists Exhibition.Students...

Children’s Minister says Justice Department hasn’t mishandled refugee plans

The Minister for Children doesn't believe the Justice Department has mis-handled plans to accommodate Syrian refugees in Ballagahderreen later this year.Frances Fitzgerald and David...

Irish Refugee Council hope for public meeting in Ballaghaderreen

The Irish Refugee Council says only a public meeting will restore the Ballaghaderreen community's confidence in hosting Syrian refugees in the town.The comments come...

Muslim man in Ballaghaderreen says ‘sick people’ behind anti-Islam leaflet

A Muslim man living in Ballaghaderrreen says the people who handed out anti-Islamic leaflets in the town last weekend are 'sick people'.Sajjad Hussain, who...

Watch: Crowd Gathered For Nestor Cup Presentation

Roscommon are the 2019 Connacht Senior football Champions.Roscommon overturned a five point deficit at half-time to beat Galway in Salthill.Anthony Cunningham's side beat the Tribesmen...

Selector Ian Daly Thrilled with Roscommon Win

Roscommon selector Ian Daly says beating Mayo and Galway on the way to winning the Connacht Senior championship makes the win “even sweeter”Roscommon won...

Daly Day of Connacht Championship Dreams

Roscommon’s sturdy defence helped the county to the 2019 Connacht Senior football championship.Anthony Cunningham’s side beat Galway 1-13 to 12 points in the provincial...

Molly Rice (nee Murphy)

Molly Rice (nee Murphy) ArdGlass, Co. Down and late of Laura, Gorvagh, Co.Leitrim. Peacefully, Sunday 16th June. Funeral mass Tuesday at two o'clock in St. Nicholas Church...

Bridgie Reilly (nee Reilly)

Bridgie Reilly (nee Reilly) Cornadrumgg, Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford. Sunday June 16th. Peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family. predeceased by her loving husband Paddy. Sadly missed by her...

Podcast: Saturday Connection 15th June 2019

Charlie McGettigan presents a host of guests, chat and music on the Saturday Connection. The programme was broadcast on the 15th of June 2019.So...