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Roscommon

Public urged to be vigilant after Lough Key Forest theft

People are being urged to be vigilant about parking their cars in Lough Key Forest in Boyle after a theft there last weekend.Speaking on...

Minister to announce community funding to help Ballaghaderreen refugees

The Minister of State at the Department of Justice will shortly announce new funding for communities that cater for refugees, such as Ballaghaderreen.In the...

Monasterevin people’s advice to Ballaghaderreen over refugees

The people have Ballaghaderreen are being to urged to welcome Syrian refugees with open arms and not to have any fears about the experience.The...

Manager of Ballaghadereen refugee centre reveals job opportunities for locals

The manager of an emergency reception and orientation centre in Ballaghadereen is hoping to employ mostly local people before the arrival of 80 Syrian...

Controversial Athlone one-way system hit with major error

The public consultation process for a contentious planned one-way traffic system on Church Street in Athlone is going to have to begin again.An administrative...

Roscommon County Council issue regulations for festival signage

Roscommon County Council has formalised the regulation of signage for festivals and non-profit events.Groups can apply to the local authority for a license to...

Borrow money to improve local and regional roads – Fitzmaurice

A Shannonside TD says it would be worth borrowing money to invest in rural roads infrastructure.Minister Shane Ross today announced this years allocations to...
Valuations

Owners of vacant business premises urged not to ignore rates letters

The Director of Services for Finance at Roscommon County Council is urging all business owners who have seen increases in their rates valuation to...

Boundary Review report talks begin next week

Roscommon and Westmeath County Councils will begin formal discussions on the measures outlined in the Boundary Review next week.The Department of Local Government has...

Castlerea counselling service hit with funding blow

Over 250 people could lose access to counselling services in West Roscommon. Child and Family Agency Tusla has notified Cuan Aire which is based...
Marian-McGuinness

Armagh’s McGuinness Tests Positive For Covid-19

In an ideal world, former Armagh All-Ireland winner Marian McGuinness would have been jetting off on the 2020 TG4 All-Star tour last Wednesday morning.Instead,...
Sexton

Sexton Only Captain For Six Nations

Johnny Sexton has revealed he will only captain of Ireland for the duration of the 2020 Guinnness Six Nations.The Leinster number 10 has revealed...

2020 Irish Open Postponed

The Dubai Duty Free Irish open is the latest sporting causality of the coronavirus with the European tour postponing May’s event.The tournament was scheduled...

Nancy Kelly (nee Murray)

Nancy Kelly (nee Murray) Cloontuskert, Lanesboro, Roscommon. Thursday, 2nd April. peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her loving husband Thomas (Tommy John), son...

Elizabeth (Lily) Carthy (nee Clarke).

Elizabeth (Lily) Carthy (nee Clarke). Lisryan, Longford. Wednesday, 1st April. predeceased by her husband Jack and her brother Patsy. Deeply regretted by her children Pat, Sean, Mel, Declan,...

Austin Reilly

Austin Reilly Kilsallagh, Edgeworthstown, Longford. Tuesday, 31st March, in his 95th year. Depply regretted by his beloved wife Mae, daughter Mary rances (Galway), sons Michael (Aughnaclliffe), John...
Italian

Podcast: An Antidote to Boredom

Partywizz an an online entertainment booking platform, that has launched an antidote to boredom video series for children and families.The series includes free daily...
Italian

Podcast: Fundraising for Personal supllies for frontline workers

Howard Simpson from Ballymoe in Roscommon  and Ollie Brady from Redhills in Cavan spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about fundraising to buy personal...

Podcast: Niall Roche

Niall Roche an Environmental Health expert and adjunct assistant professor in Global health in Trinity College Dublin Environmental Health expert spoke to the Joe...