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Syrian refugees to stay in Ballaghaderreen for six months

A UN official is insisting the Syrian refugees will only be accommodated in the Roscommon hotel for about six months.About 80 asylum-seekers are expected...

10 IDA sites available across the Shannonside Northern Sound region

The IDA has 10 available sites for possible companies to locate in across the Shannonside Northern Sound region.Leitrim is the best served county in...

20 local building firms received €1.2 million

20 local building firms have received 1.2 million euro in housing contracts from Roscommon County CouncilWork on 75 void or unoccupied houses will be...

Planning permission lodged for 14 houses in Roscommon

Planning permission has been lodged for 14 houses to be built in Roscommon town.The application involves a revision of a housing development that was...
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Brexit could affect car sales in Shannonside Region

Uncertainty surrounding Brexit could affect car sales in the Shannonside Region.That's according to Brian Cooke who is the Deputy Director General at the Society...

“We don’t have the amenities” – Confused Ballaghaderreen locals react to Syrian refugees plan

Locals have expressed their surprise that up to 80 Syrian refugees will be locating to Ballaghaderreen in the coming weeks.It was announced on Thursday...

LISTEN: Syrian refugees expected to arrive in Ballaghdereen by March

The Department of Justice says 80 refugees could be re-located to a Ballaghadereen by the end of March.The Department has decided to house the...

Senior official confirms capacity for up to 200 refugees in Ballaghaderreen

A senior government official has confirmed to Roscommon County council that there is capacity for up to 200 people at the Abbeyfield Hotel in...

Ballaghaderreen hotel to house 80 Syrian refugees

A disused hotel in Roscommon will accommodate 80 Syrian refugees for the next two years. The relocated asylum seekers will be housed in the Abbeyfield...
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Denis Naughten released from hospital after accident

Roscommon Galway TD and Minister Denis Naughten has been discharged from University Hospital Galway today.He'd been having further tests at the Galway hospital after...
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Verdon Scores Twice As Longford Beat Athlone

Sam Verdon’s double saw Longford Town claim the bragging rights as they dispensed of Athlone Town by two goals to nil.Sam Verdon’s double just...
Leitrim-GAA

Day Of Surprises In Leitrim Championship

It was a day of dramatic shocks in round four of the Connacht Gold Leitrim senior football championship as Aughwillian were eliminated from the...
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Longford Slashers Win Dromard And Granard Draw

Longford Slashers registered an opening day victory in the 2020 Longford senior football championship with a convincing 2-16 to eight point win over Fr....

Rose Harney (Nee McManus)

Rose Harney (Nee McManus) Glentaun, Creagh, Ballinasloe, Co. Roscommon. Friday 7th August 2020, in her 94th year, peacefully surrounded by her loving family in...

Michael Lupton

Michael Lupton Drumard, Dromod, Co. Leitrim. August 8th 2020 (peacefully) after a long illness bravely borne, in the absolute loving care of Costello’s Nursing Home,...

LIAM FITZGERALD

LIAM FITZGERALD Ashley Lawns, Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon, late of Fairymount and Tralee, Co. Kerry. August 7th 2020 - (peacefully) in his 77th year...
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Podcast: DJ’s and Musicians During the Pandemic

Mark Fay from DJBOX.IE and musician Luan Parle spoke to Kevin McGillicuddy on the Joe Finnegan Show about how people in the entertainment industry...
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Podcast: The European Transplant and Dialysis Games

Two cocooners have it sewn up for pandemic celebrating 50 years of successful transplantation between themUndeterred by the cancellation of the 2020 European Transplant &...

Podcast: Pubs Not Reopening on August 10th

Pubs aren't reopening on the 10th of August after the move to the next phase was delayed-to discuss the matter Kevin McGillicuddy was joined...