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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,...
energy

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...

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...
Tokyo-2020

Tokyo 2020 Set For July 2021

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are set to start on July 23rd 2021 and run until August eighth 2021.The announcement was made following an...
St. Brigids

St. Brigids GAA Club Notes March 30

St. Brigid’s club members are available to assist members of the community during these difficult times.If you or anyone you know needs assistance with...

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...

Hugh Mulligan.

Hugh Mulligan. Coreen, Oldtown, Athlone, Co. Roscommon. Tuesday, 31st March. Peacefully at Portiuncula Hospital, after a short illness. Predeceased by his wife...

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...
Italian

Podcast: Livestock Live Marts

Virtual marts are now possible and Carnaross Mart manager Padraic McElroy and Brendan Hannigan CEO of Livestock live spoke to the Joe Finnegan show.  
Italian

Podcast: Francis Meehan

Monaghan man Francis Meehan spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about how he is getting on during the Corona Virus emergency.Take a listen here: