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Appeal for missing Glenamaddy man

The family of a missing east Galway man have appealed for his safe return.UK police have confirmed that Glenamaddy's Anthony O'Brien, who is 24,...

Roscommon and Leitrim councillors paid over €1million in 2016

New figures show that councillors in Roscommon and Leitrim were paid more than €1 million in salaries, allowances and expenses last year.Councillors in Roscommon...
Internet

Ibec study claims Roscommon’s broadband is the worst in Ireland

A new study published today shows that Roscommon is the county that has the worst high-speed broadband in the country.According to Ibec's Local Economic...

100 waste complaints made in Roscommon in January

It's emerged that Roscommon County Council received 100 waste and litter complaints last month, including reports of widespread dumping.It was claimed that mattresses and...

Roscommon County Council seeks funding to complete N5 project

Roscommon County Council is making the case to acquire funding to progress the N5 Ballagh to Scramogue Road Project to the Department of Transport.The...
factories

Shannonside farmers set to lose most from CETA deal – Ming

The passing of the CETA trade deal between the EU and Canada will not only cost jobs but have a severe impact on the...
castlerea prison

Two men remanded to Castlerea prison in connection with Kilmore shooting

Two men have been remanded at Castlerea prison after appearing in court in connection with a shooting incident in north Roscommon on Sunday.A woman...
windfarm

€45,000 for local groups in north Roscommon

A total of nine groups in north Roscommon have been allocated grants of €45,000 as part of the ESB Wind Farm Community Fund.This money...

Recruitment begins of English tutors for Ballaghaderreen refugees

Preparations are continuing for the arrival of over 80 refugees to Ballaghaderreen next month.The final 40 people arrived in Dublin from Greece last night,...

Mayo/Roscommon Hospice appoints new CEO

The Mayo/Roscommon Hospice has appointed a new chief executive designate.Martina Jennings has been chosen to replace the longstanding CEO Cynthia Clampett, who is to...
Longford RFC

Longford RFC Club Notes February 26

Longford RFC Club News February 26.It was Groundhog Day in Longford RFC where the Senior Men’s matches v Monkstown were called off for the...
RWC

Buccaneers Club Notes February 25

Buccaneers club notes 25 February.Buccaneers J1’s threw themselves a lifeline when winning their basement battle 27-23 against their Sligo counterparts at The Green, Creggs, on...
Goal Nets

FAI To Monitor Heading Initiatives

The Football Association of Ireland is in discussions with UEFA and with the Associations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and England regarding the effects on...

Alice Rahill (née Harrington)

Alice Rahill (née Harrington) Crumlin, Dublin and late of Rathcroghan, Tulsk, Co. Roscommon), Sunday, 23 February suddenly, but peacefully, surrounded by her family, in...

Joseph Joe Irwin.

Joseph Joe Irwin. Kilkenny West, Glasson, Athlone, Co Westmeath. Monday, 24th February peacefully at the regional hospital Mullingar. Reposing at his residence today Tuesday from four...

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken).

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken). Mail Road, Cappataggle, Ballinasloe, Galway and formerly of Lisdillure Drum Athlone. Peacefully at her residence after an illness bravely borne...

Podcast: The Big Breakfast

Eating a big breakfast rather than a large dinner may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, according to study which may lead to better clinical dietary...

Podcast: Mortgages

Mortgage interest rates which are among the highest in Europe have been falling steadily over the past few years and o yesterday the state’s...

Podcast: Politicians and St Patrick’s Day

Cavan cathaoirleach Shane P O'Reilly and Roscommon journalist Brian Cunniffe spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about politicians going abroad to represent their councils on...