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Communications Minister outlines plan to keep post offices open

The Minister for Communications is hoping that he can keep as many post offices as possible open.Roscommon Galway's Denis Naughten, who has assumed the...

Taughmaconnell priest explains why he drove to Blacksod with food for volunteers

The parish priest of Taughmaconnell said he wanted to show a small sign of solidarity with the people of Blacksod in Mayo, who are...

Three organ donors die at Portiuncula hospital last year

Three people who were organ donors died at Portiuncula hospital last year according to new figures from the Irish Kidney Association.According to figures released...

Leitrim and Roscommon’s best pubs and restaurants revealed

The Cottage restaurant in Jamestown and The Yew Tree in Lecarrow have topped the menu as the best eateries in Counties Leitrim and Roscommon.The...

Minister confirms work will begin on Roscommon’s Sacred Heart in 2020

The Minister of state for Disabilities claims the government wants to ensure that elderly citizens in Roscommon have a state of the art facility...

Fáilte Ireland slammed over Roscommon tourism

Roscommon County Council is hitting out at the lack of investment by the state in the county's tourism industry.The local authority claims it's the...

Claims of pay delay for some west Roscommon drivers due to bus strike

It's claimed some private bus drivers in west Roscommon may have delays in receiving payment because of the ongoing bus strike.According to local Fianna...

GP slams possible closure of Elphin Health Centre

A local GP is strongly criticising any plans to close Elphin Health Centre.HSE documents, obtained by Shannonside FM, show the HSE is considering shutting...

Roscommon man killed trying to erect street lamp at his mother’s wake

A Roscommon man died following serious head injuries suffered in a fall while attempting to erect a street lamp to cater for mourners at...

Minister wants no post office to close

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten says he hopes there is a way that the current reviews can facilitate the maintenance of the post office...

Johnny Sexton Captains Leinster Against Northampton

Jordan Larmour is in at 15 for Leinster's trip to Northampton on Saturday, with Jamison Gibson-Park named at half-back alongside capain Johnny Sexton.Jordan Larmour,...

Butler Returns To Captain Connacht Against Gloucester

Connacht have been boosted by the return of captain Jarrad Butler and Jack Carthy to face Gloucester in the Heineken Champions Cup on Sunday...

FAI President Donal Conway Steps Down

Donal Conway has announced his intention to step down as President of the FAI at an EGM to be held on the 25th January...

Catherine Shields

Catherine Shields Cappagh, Ballinalack, Co. Westmeath. Friday, December 6th, peacefully in the loving care of the staff at Our Lady’s Manor Nursing Home, Edgeworthstown. Deeply regretted by...

Vincent Hoban

Vincent Hoban Main Street, Carrigallen, Co. Leitrim and late of Monivea, Galway. Saturday, December 7th, peacefully at his residence. Sadly missed by his sisters Anne, Sr Isobella...

Patrick (Pat) Joseph Danaher

Patrick (Pat) Joseph Danaher Retired Shopkeeper. Castleplunkett, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon and formerly Shanagolden, Limerick. Friday, December 6th, peacefully at Fearna Manor Nursing Home in the loving...

Podcast: Book Review 2019

Marina Lynch from Eason's Cavan and Orlagh Kelly from the Reading room in Carrick on Shannon joined Joe Finnegan in studio to review the...

Podcast: The Drugs Problem in the Region

Frankie Keena a member of the Athlone Drugs Awareness group and Packie Kelly from Teach Na Daoine in Monaghan spoke to Joe Finnegan on...

Podcast: IT WAS AS IT WAS

Ballymore native Tony Hughes has written a memoir called ‘It was as it was’Tony Joined Joe Finnegan in studio on Tuesday mornings show.Take a...