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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...
Rental

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...

Roscommon GAA player tests positive for Covid

Roscommon GAA has confirmed a player has tested positive for Covid.The crucial game with Cavan will go ahead despite a number of players and...
Allianz-League

Promotion and survival the league stories for Roscommon and Leitrim

The final round of games in the Allianz national football league will take place this weekend.In Division 2, Roscommon have one foot back in...
GAA-Hurling&Football

Senior only, sees Minor & U20 competitions suspended for now

As the country counts down to Level 5 Covid 19 restrictions due to come into place at midnight, further confusion is surrounding the Inter-county...

Sean Healy

Sean Healy Muckanagh, Ballygar, Co. Galway. Wednesday, October 21st, in his 91st year. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the management and staff at...

Ellen (Eileen) Crann (Née Hanglow).

Ellen (Eileen) Crann (Née Hanglow). Hazel Park, Newcastle, Galway and formerly Elphin, Co Roscommon.In keeping with Government guidelines, a private family funeral will take...

John T. (Jack) Prior

John T. (Jack) Prior, Deradda Lower, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, Wednesday, 21st October.He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Sheila, his daughters...

PODCAST: Local artisan producers call for mediation in dispute between County Councils and FSAI

Small artisan meat producers in the Shannonside region says hundreds of jobs are at stake if a dispute between the county councils and the...

LISTEN: Athlone students prepare for touchdown with International Space Station

In early December students from Athlone Community College will hold a live link with the International Space Station and ask the astronauts questions about...
Italian

Podcast: The old games of Halloween

Historians Paddy Egan and Sean O'Suilleabhain spoke about the old games played at halloween before it got Americanized.Take a listen here: