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Boyle man who killed girlfriend committed to Central Mental Hospital

A man who killed his girlfriend in Sligo while having delusions they were in an alternative reality has been committed to the Central Mental...
Cigar factory

Ballaghadereen cigar factory to lay off half of workforce this week

The closure of the cigar factory in Ballaghaderreen is well under way, with almost half of its employees to leave the company by the...
Castlerea prison

15 alleged complaints made against staff at Castlerea prison last year

15 alleged complaints of assault or use of excessive force were made by inmates at Castlerea prison last year against staff.The figure was the...
School

Tarmon National School expansion works to begin in coming months

Building work to develop new classrooms at a primary school in Roscommon is set to get underway in the coming months after approval was...
Boyle

Boyle Arts Festival to get underway next week

The annual 11-day Boyle Arts Festival will get underway next week.The event will get under way on Thursday night in King House at 7.30pm,...
Playground

Monksland playground to be officially opened today

Residents of the Monksland area in south Roscommon are being invited to attend the official opening of the new community playground this afternoon.The playground,...

Lake and Legends festival continues in Ballaghaderreen

The biggest ever Lake and Legends Festival in Ballaghaderreen continues this weekend.It's now firmly established as one of the main cultural events in Roscommon,...

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...
overcrowded

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...
GAA-Balls

Killoe Begin Championship With Win Over Clonguish

Killoe began their 2020 Longford senior football championship campaign with a controlled win over Clonguish in Monaduff on Friday night.Seven points from Mark Hughes...
flood levels

Funding approved for flood mitigation works on river in Ballyfarnon

Funding has been approved for flood mitigation works at the river Feorish in Ballyfarnon.Minister at the Department of Public Works Patrick O' Donovan has...
David-McGoldrick

McGoldrick Named FAI Player Of The Year

David McGoldrick has been named as the 2019 ‘Three’ FAI Senior Men’s International Player of the Year.In a year that saw the striker return...

PJ Slamen

PJ Slamen Ardeevin, Castleplunkett, Castlerea, Co Roscommon. August 7th 2020, peacefully with his loving family by his side and in the wonderful care of...

Sean Duignan,

Sean Duignan Finglas, Dublin and formerly of Grange, Hillstreet and Thatch Pub Bridgetown Carrick on Shannon. Wednesday, 5th August. Peacefully at his home. Loving husband to...

Mary Moroney (née Barry)

Mary Moroney (née Barry) Oxford, England and late of Drumheriff, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim. July 17th 2020. Beloved wife of the late Patrick. She will be sadly missed...
Italian

Podcast: DJ’s and Musicians During the Pandemic

Mark Fay from DJBOX.IE and musician Luan Parle spoke to Kevin McGillicuddy on the Joe Finnegan Show about how people in the entertainment industry...
Italian

Podcast: The European Transplant and Dialysis Games

Two cocooners have it sewn up for pandemic celebrating 50 years of successful transplantation between themUndeterred by the cancellation of the 2020 European Transplant &...

Podcast: Pubs Not Reopening on August 10th

Pubs aren't reopening on the 10th of August after the move to the next phase was delayed-to discuss the matter Kevin McGillicuddy was joined...