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Valuation Office staff hold local clinics

Valuation Office staff are holding public consultation events this week over the revaluation of commercial rates.There has been controversy in the Shannonside region over...

Planning sought for big solar farm in Roscommon

A planning application has been lodged for a large solar farm to be developed near Roscommon town.Gaelectric Renewable Energy Developments is asking Roscommon County...

Robbery at Ardscoil Mhuire Ballinasloe

Gardai in Ballinasloe are appealing for witnesses after a burglary at Ardscoil Mhuire over the weekend.A window at the school was forced upon and...

€11m Sligo/Leitrim mental health unit goes to tender

The €11 million mental health unit to be built at Sligo University Hospital has gone out to tender - but it may not be...

Castlerea food hub gets planning

Roscommon County Council has granted planning permission for a state-of-the-art food hub to be developed in Castlerea.In December, Enterprise Castlerea asked to be allowed...

LEADER funding available for Shannonside region

Community groups across the Shannonside region are being urged to begin the process of submitting their applications for the next round of LEADER funding.The...

Roscommon County Council seeking applications for heritage bursaries

Roscommon County Council is seeking applications for two heritage bursaries for 2017.A heritage research bursary is available for one piece of third level research...
pension entitlements

€700,000 set aside for N5 upgrade

A total of €700,000 has been set aside for the upgrade of the N5 between Ballaghaderreen and Scramogue in Roscommon.In 2014, the Ballaghaderreen bypass...

Significant money spent on Garda overtime across Shannonside

Almost 1.5 million euro was spent on Garda overtime across the Shannonside garda divisions last year.Figures released by the Minister of Justice show that...
wind farm

Recreation works as part Sliabh Bán wind farm completed

The first phase of the recreation works as part of the Sliabh Bán wind farm development have been completed.Coillte, who are building 20 wind...
Longford RFC

Longford RFC Club Notes February 26

Longford RFC Club News February 26.It was Groundhog Day in Longford RFC where the Senior Men’s matches v Monkstown were called off for the...
RWC

Buccaneers Club Notes February 25

Buccaneers club notes 25 February.Buccaneers J1’s threw themselves a lifeline when winning their basement battle 27-23 against their Sligo counterparts at The Green, Creggs, on...
Goal Nets

FAI To Monitor Heading Initiatives

The Football Association of Ireland is in discussions with UEFA and with the Associations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and England regarding the effects on...

Alice Rahill (née Harrington)

Alice Rahill (née Harrington) Crumlin, Dublin and late of Rathcroghan, Tulsk, Co. Roscommon), Sunday, 23 February suddenly, but peacefully, surrounded by her family, in...

Joseph Joe Irwin.

Joseph Joe Irwin. Kilkenny West, Glasson, Athlone, Co Westmeath. Monday, 24th February peacefully at the regional hospital Mullingar. Reposing at his residence today Tuesday from four...

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken).

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken). Mail Road, Cappataggle, Ballinasloe, Galway and formerly of Lisdillure Drum Athlone. Peacefully at her residence after an illness bravely borne...

Podcast: The Big Breakfast

Eating a big breakfast rather than a large dinner may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, according to study which may lead to better clinical dietary...

Podcast: Mortgages

Mortgage interest rates which are among the highest in Europe have been falling steadily over the past few years and o yesterday the state’s...

Podcast: Politicians and St Patrick’s Day

Cavan cathaoirleach Shane P O'Reilly and Roscommon journalist Brian Cunniffe spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about politicians going abroad to represent their councils on...