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Abortion referendum expected next year

A referendum on abortion looks set to take place next year.The Tanaiste Frances Fitzgerald and the Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar are among the...

Mental health watchdog report very critical of Sligo/Leitrim facilty

The watchdog has found a Sligo/Leitrim mental health facility had bathrooms in a 'very poor state' and an ongoing 'malodorous smell' in two bedrooms.The...

Mayor of Athlone welcomes decision on Church Street one-way plan

The Mayor of Athlone has welcomed a decision to proceed with a €3million euro plan to make Church Street one-way from later on this...

Green light for one-way system on Church Street in Athlone

Westmeath County Council has voted to introduce a new one-way system on Church Street in Athlone.The proposal had, however, been strongly opposed by several...

End in sight for Roscommon water woes

More than 3,600 people in west Roscommon will be able to drink their water directly from their taps by the end of this year.Construction...

Woman airlifted to hospital after Roscommon crash

A woman has been airlifted to hospital after a crash with a lorry in Roscommon on Monday morning.Just after 11 o'clock, her vehicle and...

Drug-lord denies he’s renting a Roscommon home

Convicted drug-dealer John Gilligan has denied that he is set to rent a home in Roscommon as he prepares to leave his home in...
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Local councils built no houses last year

New figures claim the county councils in Longford, Leitrim, and Roscommon failed to build any houses last year.According to statistics released by the Building...

Bishop Doran: I didn’t even mention maternity hospital

The Bishop of Elphin has moved to clarify his stance regarding the new National Maternity Hospital.At the weekend, he has been widely reported as...
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Leitrim council spends almost €3m this year on public contracts

Leitrim County Council has spent over €2.7 million on public contracts in the first three months of 2017.New figures released by the local authority...

Longford Bridge 20 Year O’Byrne Cup Gap

Mickey Quinn became just the third Longford captain to lift the O’Byrne Cup as Longford saw off Offaly 1-12 to 11 points in Tullamore.Captain...
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Galway Land FBD League Title Over Roscommon

A strong Galway start to the second-half secured maiden silverware for Padraig Joyce as Galway beat Roscommon’s 1-14 to 11 points in the FBD...

Davis Aims For Longford O’Byrne Cup Glory

Padraig Davis will look to write himself into Longford folklore as they chase a third ever O’Byrne cup win on Saturday.Longford spoiled Dessie Farrell’s...

Patrick (Paddy) Donnelly

Patrick (Paddy) Donnelly Scrine, Athleague, Co. Roscommon. Saturday, January 18th, Peacefully in the devoted care of the staff at Roscommon University Hopsital. Pre-deceased by his...

Nell Duignan (née Moran)

Nell Duignan (née Moran) Tooma, Cloone, Co. Leitrim. Friday, January 17th, at Lough Errill Private Nursing Home, Mohill, surrounded by her loving family and...

Brendan Dowling.

Brendan Dowling. Ballyleague, Lanesboro, Co. Roscommon. Friday, 17th January. Peacefully in the loving care of Innis Ree lodge nursing home ballyleague Reposing at Farrell's...

Podcast: Contributory Old Age Pension

Eamon Tynan spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about the Contributory old age pension.Take a listen here:

Podcast: Michelle Hall Talks about the Feuding in Drogheda

The people of Drogheda are to rally against the ongoing gangland feud in the town, following the murder of Keane Mulready Woods. Deputy Mayor...

Podcast; JF Show 17th January

On the JF Show panel this week- outgoing Labour TD Willie Penrose, Roscommon Herald Journalist Darragh Kelly and former  Fine Gael location election candidate...