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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...

Roscommon priest appointed to Rome

Father John Coughlan, a Curate at Saint Joseph’s Parish, Boyle, has been appointed Director of Formation at the Pontifical Irish College, Rome, commencing next...
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REVEALED: Number of prisoners who died at Castlerea Prison in last decade

A new report shows four prisoners serving sentences in Castlerea prison died in custody between 2007 and 2016.Information obtained by the Belfast-based website the...

New hotel concept being introduced in Boyle

A new hotel concept is being introduced in Boyle.The north Roscommon town has been without such accommodation since the landmark Royal Hotel closed in...

IBTS urging people to donate blood in Roscommon today

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service is urging people to donate blood at their mobile clinic in Roscommon today.Blood supplies are running to just over...

LISTEN: Michael Fitzmaurice proposes solution to school bus chaos

Bus Eireann should make provision for possible extra students when they take part in the tendering process for school transport each year.The proposals is...

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...
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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...
Horse

Irish Trainers Claim 1-2-3 At Prix-De-Diane

Donnacha O'Brien has won the Prix de Diane at Chantilly with Fancy Blue.Jessica Harrington's Alpine Star was second and Aidan O'Brien's Peaceful was third...
Horse-Racing

Serpentine Shocks For O’Brien’s Eighth Derby Win

Trainer Aidan O' Brien has made history by saddling his eighth winner of the Derby at Epsom.In the big shock of the afternoon it...
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Athlone Town’s Women’s National League Campaign To Begin In August

Athlone Town are set to get their debut season in the Women’s National league underway from August eighth.The 10th season of the Women's National...

Finola Deane (née Flynn)

FINOLA DEANE (née Flynn) Boyle Road, Frenchpark and formerly of Main Street, Elphin, Co. Roscommon – (Peacefully) Pre-deceased by her husband Austin, daughter Derry, grandson...

Thomas (Tom) Browne

Thomas (Tom) Browne Hodson Bay, Athlone, Co. Roscommon Thursday, 2nd July. Peacefully after a short illness in the presence of his loving family with excellent care from...

Joseph (Joe) Clarke

Joseph (Joe) Clarke. 17 Crozen Downes, Sligo, formerly Carrowlustia, Calry, Co, Sligo and late of Fortland, Carrick on Shannon, Co Roscommon. Peacefully at St...

28th June: Sing Along

Sing Along with Junior Walker every Sunday just after 1pm.  Requests and dedications are always welcome.Section 1 - Section 2 -

3rd July: Enjoying a return to GAA action. Click for more

With sporting clubs now back up and running, people across the Shannonside region are enjoying a return to GAA action with training underway and...

Podcast: Dr Harry Barry chats about Dr Tony Holohan

Dr Harry Barry chats to the Joe Finnegan Show about Dr Tony Holohan's announcement about stepping back from his role at the moment and...