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Roscommon angling society gets €36,000

Inland Fisheries Ireland has allocated funding of more than €50,000 to five angling projects in the Shannonside region.This morning it announced the 50 groups...

Thieves raid Roscommon graveyard

The Cloontuskert Graveyard Committee at Lanesboro has been devastated by the theft of all of its gardening equipment.Two lawnmowers and a strimmer, to a...

Roscommon County Councill approve significant funding for A.I.T athletics meet

Roscommon County Council is to strengthen its ties with Athlone Institute of Technology in 2017.Councillors have approved an allocation of 5,000 euro to sponsor...

Roscommon man to be sentenced over online harassment

The 30-year-old Roscommon man who harassed a young woman online will be sentenced today.Roscommon Circuit Court recently heard how Alan Higgins, of Ballymacurley, Castleplunkett,...

Roscommon councillors opposed to plans to introduce 3% vacant site levy

Councillors in Roscommon are calling on the government to abandon plans to introduce a vacant site levy in rural counties.The scheme which will come...

Roscommon priest appointed to Rome

Father John Coughlan, a Curate at Saint Joseph’s Parish, Boyle, has been appointed Director of Formation at the Pontifical Irish College, Rome, commencing next...

REVEALED: Number of prisoners who died at Castlerea Prison in last decade

A new report shows four prisoners serving sentences in Castlerea prison died in custody between 2007 and 2016.Information obtained by the Belfast-based website the...

New hotel concept being introduced in Boyle

A new hotel concept is being introduced in Boyle.The north Roscommon town has been without such accommodation since the landmark Royal Hotel closed in...

IBTS urging people to donate blood in Roscommon today

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service is urging people to donate blood at their mobile clinic in Roscommon today.Blood supplies are running to just over...

LISTEN: Michael Fitzmaurice proposes solution to school bus chaos

Bus Eireann should make provision for possible extra students when they take part in the tendering process for school transport each year.The proposals is...

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...

James (Jim) Taaffe

James (Jim) Taaffe. Rathowen, Co. Westmeath. Monday, 19th August peacefully in the loving care of his partner Nuala. Sadly missed by his children, brothers, wife...

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...

Podcast: HIQA Report on Nursing Homes

A report by health watchdog Hiqa, found that in 21 out of 40 HSE care homes inspected in 2018 failed to meet Garda vetting...

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...