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Youth Work service for Roscommon East Galway in jeopardy

Over 200 young people in Roscommon and East Galway will lose vital support services with the impending closure of Youth Work Ireland in Roscommon...

Public reminded of availability of Roscommon Local Link service

Students, tourists and people attending clinic and hospital appointments are being urged to use the Roscommon's local transport service - Local Link.The bus runs...

Blaze guts motorcycle shop in Athlone

Gardai are investigating after a large blaze in Athlone overnight gutted a motorcycle shop.The blaze was reported at approximately 3.30 am in a commercial...

122% increase in demand for social housing supports in Roscommon since 2013

Roscommon County Council saw the greatest increase in households who qualified for social housing support in the last three years in Ireland.New figures from...

Ballinasloe woman overjoyed as deported husband returns

Ballinasloe woman Harriet Bruce has been describing her joy at having her husband, Kleber Medeiros, home again.He'd been deported to Brazil six months ago,...

Roscommon fire staff vote to strike

Forty members of Roscommon Fire Service have voted to go on strike over a dispute over crew levels.Over the past fortnight, Siptu has been...

Senator welcomes state’s sale of tobacco companies

A local senator is warmly welcoming the news that the state's investments in tobacco companies will be brought to an end.The Ireland Strategic Investment...

Roscommon man jailed for online harassment

A 30-year-old man who harassed a young Roscommon woman online has been jailed for four years.Roscommon Circuit Criminal Court heard that Alan Higgins of...

Roscommon angling society gets €36,000

Inland Fisheries Ireland has allocated funding of more than €50,000 to five angling projects in the Shannonside region.This morning it announced the 50 groups...

Thieves raid Roscommon graveyard

The Cloontuskert Graveyard Committee at Lanesboro has been devastated by the theft of all of its gardening equipment.Two lawnmowers and a strimmer, to a...

Roscommon Club Fixtures Weekending October 27

Roscommon club fixtures weekending Sunday October 27Saturday October 26Leydon Brothers AFL Division 3 - Tansey Cup FinalSt.Dominics V St Brigid's - St. Dominics -...

Leitrim’s Declan Bohan Named PRO of the Year

Leitrim’s Declan Bohan has been named the Gaelic Writers’ Association PRO of the Year, sponsored by Sky Sports.The Bornacoola man will be presented with...

Five Leitrim Hurlers Nominated For Champion 15

Leitrim’s James Glancy, Declan Molloy, Enda and Liam Moreton and Gavin O'Hagan have all been nominated for the 2019 Champion 15 team.The GAA and...

John Sharkey

John Sharkey. The Meadows and Circular Road, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon. Sunday, October 20th, Suddenly. Sadly missed and remembered with love by his heartbroken family, his partner...

Michael Mitchell

Michael Mitchell. Stretford, Manchester, England and formerly of Ballyglass, Ballinagare, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. Who died on October, 14th peacefully at North Manchester General Hospital, age 95...

Peggy Reilly (nee Keogan)

Peggy Reilly (nee Keogan) Kilcogy, Co. Cavan. Predeceased by her husband Sean. Monday October 21st, in her 90th year. Reposing at her home today (Tues)...

Podcast: Sportsbeat Monday October 21

On a busy weekend of local action Sean McCaffrey looks back on all the action on Sportsbeat.There’s reaction from the Clontibret’s victory in the...

PODCAST: Joe Finnegan show hears about diagnosis of ADHD in adulthood

ADHD Ireland has reported the number of adults contacting its services has more than doubled in the past two years as a result of...

Podcast: 2019 Roscommon Junior Final

Ballinameen lifted the Roscommon junior title with a 2-11 to 0-11 win over St. Brigids B in the junior final at Dr. Hyde Park.In...