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Man injured in Arigna workplace accident dies in hospital

A Roscommon man injured in a workplace accident last Friday has died in hospital.The man, believed to be in his 50s, suffered head and...

Man injured in farm accident transferred to Beaumont Hospital

The Roscommon man injured in the farm accident in Arigna, has been transferred to Beaumont Hospital.On Friday morning, the man in his 60's...

€20 weekly allowance agreed for Ballaghaderreen’s Syrian refugees

The Department of Justice is confirming the asylum-seekers in Ballaghaderreen will receive an allowance of less than €20 a week.In the next ten...

Hopes Tarmonbarry Garda station will be handed over to community

There are high hopes in Tarmonbarry that the former Garda station building will be handed over to the community.A delegation from the village...

Transport Minister says no safety works planned for Scramogue cross

The Minister for Transport has confirmed that a recent 'collision' survey has indicated four areas where safety works may be undertaken on the N5...

Roscommon health service vigil planned for Good Friday

A vigil to highlight various problems in the health service will take place at Roscommon University Hospital on Good Friday.'Still Waiting Ireland'...

Join Our Boys marathon launch tomorrow

The Join Our Boys Trust in Roscommon is inviting people to join them at a special launch at Gleeson's Townhouse tomorrow.The launch is of...

Limerick men bailed over alleged furniture scam in Boyle

Two Limerick men appeared in court today on deception charges following complaints from residents in the Boyle area.Householders reported that people were calling door-to-door...

Dead lambs dumped on bank of Boyle river

A former Boyle town councillor is condemning the dumping of dead lambs beside the river in the town in recent weeks.Roscommon county council has...

Call for wind farm planning decisions to be suspended

Laois Fianna Fail TD Sean Fleming says he believes the publication of the revised wind energy guidelines has been delayed indefinitely.Minister Simon Coveney has...

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...