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Major broadband announcement for Shannonside homes

One in five homes in the Shannonside region will receive a fibre optic connection to broadband to their door in the next 18 months.Minister...

Two further groups of Syrian asylum-seekers due to arrive in Ballagh this week

There will be a total of 150 Syrian asylum-seekers in Ballaghaderreen by the end of this week after another two groups of arrivals.Two weeks...

Roscommon council prepares new strategy to evict troublesome tenants

Roscommon County Council is preparing a new strategy that will make it easier to evict tenants who are responsible for anti-social behaviour.At the most...

Ballinasloe receives major broadband boost

Ballinasloe is set for a major broadband boost today as it becomes one of just 10 towns around Ireland to receive a significant fibre...

Castlerea fire station had poorest average response time in 2016

New figures reveal Castlerea fire station had the poorest record at responding to emergencies in Roscommon last year. Details released to Shannonside FM show...

Sharp decline in Roscommon burglaries

A meeting of the Roscommon Joint Policing Committee has heard burglaries declined by 45 per cent in the county over the past year.Speaking at...

Fianna Fail senator claims Minister Naughten ‘can run but cannot hide’ over windfarms

A Fianna Fail senator has told the Seanad that the Minister for the Environment 'can run but he cannot hide' from the issue of...

Politicians claim no threat to Elphin and Strokestown health centres

The threat of closure two health centres in North Roscommon could be lifted.Deputy Eugene Murphy and Senator Frank Feighan say they have received confirmation...

2017 National Spring Clean launched in Roscommon

The 2017 National Spring Clean is being launched in Roscommon today.Over 77 groups have so far registered for the anti-litter campaign in the county,...

Health report critical of Department of psychiatry at Roscommon University Hospital

The health watchdog has made 13 findings of noncompliance against the department of psychiatry at Roscommon University Hospital.In a new report, the Mental Health...

Longford Bridge 20 Year O’Byrne Cup Gap

Mickey Quinn became just the third Longford captain to lift the O’Byrne Cup as Longford saw off Offaly 1-12 to 11 points in Tullamore.Captain...
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Galway Land FBD League Title Over Roscommon

A strong Galway start to the second-half secured maiden silverware for Padraig Joyce as Galway beat Roscommon’s 1-14 to 11 points in the FBD...

Davis Aims For Longford O’Byrne Cup Glory

Padraig Davis will look to write himself into Longford folklore as they chase a third ever O’Byrne cup win on Saturday.Longford spoiled Dessie Farrell’s...

Patrick (Paddy) Donnelly

Patrick (Paddy) Donnelly Scrine, Athleague, Co. Roscommon. Saturday, January 18th, Peacefully in the devoted care of the staff at Roscommon University Hopsital. Pre-deceased by his...

Nell Duignan (née Moran)

Nell Duignan (née Moran) Tooma, Cloone, Co. Leitrim. Friday, January 17th, at Lough Errill Private Nursing Home, Mohill, surrounded by her loving family and...

Brendan Dowling.

Brendan Dowling. Ballyleague, Lanesboro, Co. Roscommon. Friday, 17th January. Peacefully in the loving care of Innis Ree lodge nursing home ballyleague Reposing at Farrell's...

Podcast: Contributory Old Age Pension

Eamon Tynan spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about the Contributory old age pension.Take a listen here:

Podcast: Michelle Hall Talks about the Feuding in Drogheda

The people of Drogheda are to rally against the ongoing gangland feud in the town, following the murder of Keane Mulready Woods. Deputy Mayor...

Podcast; JF Show 17th January

On the JF Show panel this week- outgoing Labour TD Willie Penrose, Roscommon Herald Journalist Darragh Kelly and former  Fine Gael location election candidate...