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Roscommon

Murphy to bring Bill to prevent Roscommon boundary changes

A Bill is set to be moved in the Dáil seeking to amend the Local Government Act and tackle the uncertainty over the Monksland...

A ten year wait expected for Carrick on Shannon bypass

It's likely to be another 10 years before Carrick on Shannon is bypassed.Carrick on Shannon Chamber of Commerce says while businesses made a very...
Rent

Shannonside auctioneers say rent increase cap should be piloted in cities first

Auctioneers in the Shannonside region say that it's too soon to introduce a cap on rent increases in regional towns.Fianna Fail is challenging Fine...

Man to be sentenced next week over online harassment of Roscommon woman

A 30-year-old man will be sentenced next week in relation to the harassment of a young Roscommon woman.Roscommon Circuit Court heard yesterday that Alan...

Over €2,000 worth of items stolen in two separate robberies in Athlone

More than €2,200's worth of items were robbed in two burglaries in Athlone yesterday.Thieves raided two unoccupied houses in the Coosan area yesterday during...

Roscommon Council hopeful for progress on N5 Scramogue Ballaghderreen bypass

Roscommon County Council is hopeful that the Minister for Transport will prioritise progress on the Scramogue to Ballaghaderreen section of the N5 after meeting...

Motorists on N61 safer from today

A new section of the N61 between Boyle and Roscommon has been re-opened this morning after a project of several months to improve safety.The...

Motorists delight as N61 re-opens after €7million upgrade

Motorists between Tulsk and Boyle can expect reduced journey times from today as the N61 re-opens.The road has been closed since March with motorists...

Ballinasloe woman may get deported husband back home for Christmas

There are reports today that a deportation order lodged against Brazilian man Kleber Medeiros has been rescinded.His deportation became the subject of national attention...

SIPTU says government must support rural bus routes

SIPTU says the government will have to designate as public service obligations a number of bus routes through the Shannonside region.The union is against...
Rugby

Longford Women Grind Out Draw in Dublin’s Wind and Rain.

Longford Women secured a 10 points a piece draw with Wanderers in the Dublin wind and rain on Sunday.Longford immediately applied lots of pressure...
Buccaneers

Buccaneers Club Notes – 18 February

Buccaneers J1’s are also in search of precious points as they square up to fellow strugglers Sligo in their Connacht Junior 1A clash that...

Roscommon District League Fixtures – 23 Feb

Roscommon & District Football League Fixtures weekending Sunday February 23rd.Fixtures Friday 21st February 2020Premier DivisionBoyle Celtic v  Rovers - 8.15pmFixtures Sunday 23rd February 2020CFA...

Brian Greene.

Brian Greene. No.6 Midara Gardens, Dublin Road, Longford. Sunday, 16th February, suddenly at Saint James Hospital, Dublin. Reposing at Saint Joseph's Hospital Chapel, Dublin...

Tony Hicks

Tony Hicks. Ballymacurley South, Ballinaheglish, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK. Saturday, 15th February suddenly. Funeral arriving to Oran Cemetery...

Bernadette (Bernie) Walsh

Bernadette (Bernie) Walsh, Cregg House, Sligo and formally of Curnaseer, Kiltoom, Athlone, Co. Roscommon, peacefully on Monday February 17th 2020. Predeceased by her parents...

Podcast: Tijana Milosevic from the Anti-Bullying Centre

Tijana Milosevic is a postdoctoral researcher at Dublin City University’s Anti-Bullying Centre. She spoke to the Joe Finnegan Show about online bullying.Take a listen...

PODCAST: Roscommon Beef Plan elect new officers

Over 100 people attended the AGM of Roscommon Beef Plan at the weekend.Padraig O'Connor gave a run down of the election of officers to...

PODCAST: Lough Key Forest Park basks in glory after winning national award

Lough Key Forest park took gold in Best Public park category at the annual All Ireland Community and Council Awards at the weekend.The development of...