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€40,000 for Drumsna flood works

More than €40,000 has been allocated towards flood-relief works in south Leitrim.A total of €40,500 has been given to Roscommon County Council to remove...

Campaign to stop Roscommon waste facility continues

The group protesting against the new waste-to-energy facility in west Roscommon claims it's still confident of stopping the development - even though full construction...

High Court review over Monksland planning refusal

An Athlone businessman has taken High Court action to try to get planning permission for a €5-million development in south Roscommon.Yesterday, Donie Kenny was...

Two back in court on alleged stabbing in Longford

Two teenage boys, who cannot be named for legal reasons, are due back in court this morning in connection with an alleged stabbing in...

Preparations intensify ahead of Syrian arrival

The first of the Syrian refugees who will be accommodated at the special reception centre in Ballaghaderreen are expected to arrive before lunchtime today.The...

Shannonside Sinn Féin members pay tribute to McGuinness

Martin McGuinness has died at the age of 66.He had stepped down as Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister in January and had been unwell...

Council breaks its silence on Castlerea fire station

Roscommon County Council claims it is determined to reopen Castlerea fire station as soon as possible, despite the town facing into its ninth week without...

Syrian asylum-seekers arriving in Ballagh this morning

Seventy-two Syrian asylum seekers are due to arrive at the Abbeyfield Hotel Emergency Reception and Orientation Centre in Ballaghaderreen this morning at 11.30.Eighty refugees due to...

Weather alert issued for Shannonside region

Met Eireann has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice for tonight and much of tomorrow morning.Showers of snow are expected at...

Figures show Longford sent second highest number of people in Ireland to jail

Figures from the Irish prison service claim that Longford recorded the second highest number of people sent to jail in Ireland across 2014 and...

Roscommon Club Fixtures Weekending November 25

Roscommon Club Fixtures Weekending November 24thFriday November 22U20FC Division 3BKilbride V St. Ciarans - Kilbride GAA Park - 20:30Sat 23 NovemberU20FC Division 1ASt Brigid's...

International Returns For 2020 And 2022

The AFL and the GAA have today confirmed that two, two-test International Rules Series will be played in both Ireland and Australia.The first series...

Buccaneers 20 UL Bohemian 15

Buccaneers recorded their third win in four matches with a 20-15 victory over UL Bohemian in their Energia All-Ireland League Division 2A encounter at...

John Guihen.

John Guihen. Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Wednesday, November 20th. Peacefully in the tender care of the staff at Abbey Haven Nursing Home Boyle. Sadly missed...

Agnes O’Connor (née Lynch).

Agnes O’Connor (née Lynch). Boyle, Co. Roscommon and formerly Ballyfarnon, and Derryherk, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Tuesday, November 19th, in her 100th year. Peacefully,...

Anna Mulrennan (nee Smith).

Anna Mulrennan (nee Smith). Cloonakilla, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Tuesday, 19th November. Peacefully in her 90th year. Surrounded by her family at Mullingar General Hospital. Beloved wife of the recently...

Podcast: Gardaí warning of scam calls in the run up to Christmas

Gardaí are warning of the dangers of scams in the run-up to Christmas.There has been a rise in scam calls in the Northern Sound...

PODCAST: Martin Kenny and Adrian Smith

On this morning's Joe Finnegan show...Adrian Smith of the Ballinamore Community Group, and TD Martin Kenny, spoke on this morning's Joe Finnegan Show:  

JF Show Panel Discussion

The Joe Finnegan Show every Friday discusses the stories of the week.On the panel this week- Sean McKiernan, Laurence Fallon and Christina McHugh.Take a...