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Portiuncula hospital management urge public to use Roscommon injuries unit

The management of Portiuncula hospital is urging the public to try and attend the Roscommon Injuries Unit for a minor injury that they feel...

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...

Strokestown And Padraig Pearse Advance To Roscommon Semi-Final

Padraig Pearses and Strokestown booked their place in the Hudson Bay Hotel Roscommon SFC Semi-finals.Pearses will meet Boyle in next weekend’s semi-finals while Roscommon...

Cobh Ramblers 1 Longford Town 3

Longford Town secured third place in the SSE Airtricity League First Division with a 3-1 win over Cobh Ramblers at St. Colman's Park writes...

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,...

Lena Mulveyon

Lena Mulveyon. Clonburren, Ballydangan, Athlone, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully in her 100th year, surrounded by her loving family, in the wonderful care of the staff at...

James (Jimmy) Wallace

James (Jimmy) Wallace Pearse Court and formerly of Sarsfield Square, Athlone. Peacefully at home after a short illness on the 20th September 2019.Sadly missed by his...

Owen Peppard

Owen Peppard Daneshill, Monksland, Athlone, and formerly of Milltown, Dublin Peacefully on the 21st September 2019.Sadly missed by his loving sister Jean (Doyle) and his...

Longford Town Review September 22nd

Goals from Dean Byrne and two from Adam Evans secured third place in the SSE Airtricity League first division for Longford as they saw...

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...