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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...

Murphy to bring Bill to prevent Roscommon boundary changes

A Bill is set to be moved in the Dáil seeking to amend the Local Government Act and tackle the uncertainty over the Monksland...

A ten year wait expected for Carrick on Shannon bypass

It's likely to be another 10 years before Carrick on Shannon is bypassed.Carrick on Shannon Chamber of Commerce says while businesses made a very...
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Shannonside auctioneers say rent increase cap should be piloted in cities first

Auctioneers in the Shannonside region say that it's too soon to introduce a cap on rent increases in regional towns.Fianna Fail is challenging Fine...

Man to be sentenced next week over online harassment of Roscommon woman

A 30-year-old man will be sentenced next week in relation to the harassment of a young Roscommon woman.Roscommon Circuit Court heard yesterday that Alan...

Longford Town 1 Bray Wanderers 2

Bray Wanderers came from behind to inflict their second league defeat of the season on Longford Town in City Calling Stadium writes Deniese O’Flaherty.Town...

Shelbourne Seal First Division Title

Shelbourne secured the SSE Airtricity League first division championship with a 3-1 win over Drogheda United.Shels had taken the lead via Aidan Friel on...

Stephen Kenny Hospitalised In Sweden

Republic of Ireland Under 21 boss Stephen Kenny has remained in Sweden after becoming unwell on Wednesday as his squad made their way home...

Paddy Duignan

Paddy Duignan Summerhill Court, Carrick on Shannon and formerly Annaduff, Co. Leitrim. Sunday, September 15th, peacefully in the loving care of the staff at...

Liam Donnelly

Liam Donnelly Rahara, Co. Roscommon. Sunday, September 15th, peacefully in the devoted care of the management and staff at Tearmainn Bhride Nursing Home, Brideswell. Predeceased by his...

Nora McDonagh (nee Killane)

Nora McDonagh (nee Killane) Harbour Row, Longford. Saturday, September 14th, peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff at St. Joseph’s Care Centre,...

Podcast: JF Show Oscar Wilde’s Half-Sisters

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken”“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all”"I can resist everything...

Podcast: Downtown Abbey the Film Reviewed

Downtown Abbey is cultural phenenomon.  It was An Upstairs Downstairs period drama that ran for six seasons and captivated worldwide audiences.It moved from the...

Friday Panel JF Show 13th September

The Friday Panel on the JF show on the 13th of September.Cavan/Monaghan TD Caoimhghin OCaolain,Monaghan Independent Councillor Seamus TreanorFormer Editor of Garda Review Catherine...