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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 County Councill approve significant funding for A.I.T athletics meet

Roscommon County Council is to strengthen its ties with Athlone Institute of Technology in 2017.Councillors have approved an allocation of 5,000 euro to sponsor...

Roscommon man to be sentenced over online harassment

The 30-year-old Roscommon man who harassed a young woman online will be sentenced today.Roscommon Circuit Court recently heard how Alan Higgins, of Ballymacurley, Castleplunkett,...
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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...

Aoife O’Rourke Takes Bronze In Sofia

Aoife O’Rourke is guaranteed bronze at the Strandja multi nations in Sofia after a split decision victory over Brazilian Flavia Figuerdo.The Castlerea 2019 European...

Niall Quinn Joins FAI As Deputy CEO

The Football Association of Ireland have announced the appointment of Niall Quinn as interim Deputy CEO with immediate effect.On Monday evening the FAI announced...

TP Brennan Cup & Shield Fixtures Announced

The draw has been made for the fourth round of the CFA TP Brennan Cup and the second round of the CFA TP Brennan...

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Joseph (Joey) Reilly

Joseph (Joey) Reilly Aughagreagh, Aughnaclliffe, Co. Longford. Wednesday, 22nd January, suddenly. Predeceased by his father Bernard and mother Evelyn. Deeply regretted by his brothers Pat, Tony, Barney, Frank,...

Tommy Quigley

Tommy Quigley Springlawn, Mountbellew, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Wednesday, 22nd January. Reposing in the Franciscan College Oratory, Mountbellew Friday evening from six o’clock with removal at eight...

GE20 PODCAST: Listen to the first Sligo-Leitrim General Election debate

Shannonside FM will be hosting a total of eight live in-studio debates over the coming weeks as the countdown to polling on February 8th...

Podcast: Retiring Priests

Fr Macartan McQuade spoke to Joe Finnegan on Thursdays show about Priests in retirement.Take a listen here:

Podcast: First Time Voters

Joe Finnegan got the views of first time voters ahead of the upcoming election- Niamh Gallagher from Moyne Community College and Laura Fannon from Castlerea...