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Chair of Roscommon Active Age unhappy with Monksland community centre

The Chairman of Roscommon Active Age says the current community centre in Monksland in the south of the county is not fit for purpose.Tom...
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New cancer service rolled out at Galway University Hospital

A new service to help people diagnosed with cancer has begun at University Hospital Galway.The hospital is now only the third in the country...
Convent Ballaghaderreen

Ballaghaderreen Town Team wants former convent developed as arts centre

The chairman of Ballaghaderreen Town Team is calling for the historic convent to be turned into an arts centre for the community - not...

Roscommon man jailed for sending ‘graphic, vile’ texts to young women

A Roscommon man has been jailed for nine months for sending what the judge has described 'vile, disgusting and graphic' text messages to two...

Roscommon mental health report to be published by end of August

The long awaited report into mental health services in Roscommon is expected to be published at the end of next month.The report, which was...

168% reduction in study visa applications in Roscommon-Longford since 2011

New figures from the Department of Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service show a 169 percent reduction in the number of people applying for special...

TD Fitzmaurice calls on Minister Ross to tackle low Garda numbers before drink-driving laws

The Transport Minister Shane Ross needs to deal with the dwindling numbers of Gardaí and poor road conditions before introducing tougher laws on drink...
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Castlerea man jailed for assaulting wife with hatchet

A Castlerea man who assaulted his wife with a hatchet and poured bleach over her has been jailed for two and a half years.Roscommon...

Deputy Fitzmaurice proposes new sports stadium for Connacht

A Galway/Roscommon TD is pushing for a major all purpose sports stadium to be built in the West of Ireland.Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice is suggesting...

Castlerea firefighter wins unfair dismissal case

A Castlerea firefighter has succeeded in overturning Roscommon County Council's decision to dismiss him.Sean Callaghan, a part-time retained firefighter based at Castlerea Fire Station,...
Covid-19-Test

League Of Ireland Players Test Negative For Covid-19

All league of Ireland players have tested negative for Covid-19 in the first batch of test’s carried out on four SSE Airtricity League clubs.FAI...
Ireland-Women

Irish Women’s Teams Qualifiers Rescheduled for 2020

The Republic of Ireland Women's Senior Team will finish out their UEFA Women's EURO 2021 qualifiers this year with three Group I games.Vera Pauw's...
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League of Ireland Players Begin Covid-19 Testing Programme

League of Ireland players have begun their Covid-19 testing programme as they aim to return to training on June 8.Players and staff from four...

Michael Edward Heeran

Michael Edward Heeran. Aughaboneil, Foxfield, Co. Leitrim. Wednesday, May 27th peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.Private Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Mary’s church, Foxfield tomorrow...

Freda Ethel Den Hertog

Freda Ethel Den Hertog, Sancurry, Drumshanbo, Leitrim. Sadly missed by daughter Alison, son in law Brian. Peacefully after a brief illness at Sligo general.Removal to family...

Frank Caulfield

Frank Caulfield. Harrow, London and formerly Kilcorkey, Ballinagare, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. May 20th, peacefully.Sadly missed and remembered with love by his brother Tom...

Podcast: Normal People

Youth Worker Caoilean Faux spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about Normal People.Take a listen here: 

Podcast: Sarah Costello

Sarah Costello from Costello's Nursing Home in Lanesborough spoke to Tuesday morning's JF Show.Take a listen here: 

Podcast: Hairdresser Plea

Margaret Mulvihill is the owner of Zara Exclusive hair design in Longford and a member of the Executive council of the national hairdressing federation.Take...