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Scramogue man wins Roscommon entrepreneur competition

The winners of the Roscommon County Final of the Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur competition have been announced this evening in the Abbey Hotel.Scott Hunter,...
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First ever ordination of a permanent deacon in Athlone church

The first ever ordination of a Permanent Deacon in the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Athlone took place this afternoon.Athlone native Tony Larkin...

Developer confident Castlerea energy plant will still proceed

The developers of the controversial waste-to-energy plant in Castlerea are confident the project will still proceed despite a setback last week.Construction work on the...

Plans unveiled for €3m extension to Strokestown Park

There are plans for a €3-million development at Strokestown Park House.It's hoped construction will commence early in 2019 and that it will result in...

Revealed: Results of local BowelScreen programme

Ten people who took part in the BowelScreen programme at Roscommon University Hospital last year were found to have cancer.Last year, the hospital performed...

Slight increase in unemployment in Roscommon

There was a slight rise in the number of people unemployed in Roscommon last month.The latest Live Register figures show that, overall in Shannonside...

Ten houses in Ballaghaderreen sell for nearly €1m

Ten homes in Roscommon, sold as entire lot, secured the top of any domestic property sold in the Shannonside region last month.The homes in Ballaghaderreen...
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Minister warns over traffic issues at Roscommon hospital

A junior Minister in the Department of Health has warned that traffic issues will need to be addressed in any planning applications for a...

Roscommon hospice to benefit from garda memorial fundraising

The Roscommon Mayo hospice is to benefit from the fundraising earlier this year to build a memorial to two gardai killed in the line...

Bypass to present ‘huge challenge’ to Strokestown

A well-known Strokestown businesswoman has expressed concern about the impact the new bypass will have the area.Caroilin Callery notes the effect similar road upgrades...
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GAA Recomends Fans Wear Face Masks To Club Games

The GAA have recommended that fans attending club championship should wear face masks.The Leitrim club championship is set to begin on Saturday July 18...
GAA

Two Cork Clubs Suspend Activity Due To Suspected Covid-19 Case

West Cork Club’s Ballinscarthy GAA and Argideen Rangers have both paused activity to comply with HSE requirements due to a suspected Covid-19 case.Last night...
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AlL To Begin In January 2021

The IRFU have announced that club competitions for the 2020/21 season have been modified for the forthcoming season to focus on player welfare and...

Margaret Kearney

Margaret Kearney. Granard Street, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford. Thursday, 9th July peacefully in Mullingar General Hospital. Predeceased by her father Thomas and mother Helen, her brothers Sean...

Malachy Corcoran,

Malachy Corcoran, Crozon Downes, Sligo, formerly Ballyfarnon, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, July 9th. Peacefully, surrounded by his devoted wife and family and in the tender care...

Irene Hanlon (née Hamill)

Irene Hanlon (née Hamill) St Ciaran’s Park, Roscommon Town and formerly of Strokestown, Co Roscommon. July 8th, 2020; (Peacefully), in the devoted care of...
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Podcast: Contact Tracing App and Need to Accomodate Older People

Celine Clarke- Head of advocacy in Age Action Ireland and Mildred Beirne spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about the new HSE contact tracing...
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Podcast: Panel

Westmeath Independent and Offaly Independent editor Tadhg Carey, Former Sinn Fein TD Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin and Independent councillor in Monaghan Paudge Connolly.Take a listen...
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Podcast: Health and Wellbeing

Mary Cunningham from Clones and Alone CEO Sean Moynihan spoke about Health and Wellbeing.Take a listen here: