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Council denies Roscommon mental health patients placed on housing waiting list

Roscommon County Council has confirmed that it’s not aware that residents of mental health hostels in Roscommon have received letters informing them they are...

Roscommon County Councillors criticise HSE over possible mental health centres’ closures

Roscommon County Councillors are calling on the Minister for Health Simon Harris, the Minister for Older Persons Helen McEntee and the HSE to tell...

HSE chief to meet with local politicians over feared Roscommon mental health closures

A HSE chief has agreed to have an urgent meeting with local politicians amid fears that three mental health day centres in Roscommon are...

Athlone mayor hopeful Community Games will return in 2018

The mayor of Athlone Municipal District is hopeful that the Community Games will return to the town in 2018. It was confirmed yesterday that...

Man charged after cannabis seizure in Athlone

Almost €1,000’s worth of drugs have been seized from a house in Athlone. At around midday on Friday, gardaí carried out a planned search...

Athlone IT expresses disappointment over losing Community Games

Athlone Institute of Technology has expressed surprise and disappointment that next year’s Community games will be held away from Athlone. It was confirmed earlier...

Fitzmaurice calls on HSE officials to consider their positions over mental health revelations

Roscommon-Galway TD Michael Fitzmaurice has called on senior HSE officials to examine their positions after the revelations about the possible closure of some mental...

BREAKING: Athlone I.T loses right to host Community Games in 2017

The Community games will not be held in Athlone next year after it’s board decided against locating the festival in the midlands. In a...

Roscommon GP slams proposed closure of day centres

A Castlerea GP is slamming the news that at least three mental health day centres in Roscommon could be set to close. The minutes...

Roscommon woman’s mental health video goes viral

A Roscommon woman is hoping her viral video, promoting positive mental health, can help young people open up if they are feeling unwell. Megan...

2020 Irish Open Postponed

The Dubai Duty Free Irish open is the latest sporting causality of the coronavirus with the European tour postponing May’s event.The tournament was scheduled...
Tokyo-2020

Tokyo 2020 Set For July 2021

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are set to start on July 23rd 2021 and run until August eighth 2021.The announcement was made following an...
St. Brigids

St. Brigids GAA Club Notes March 30

St. Brigid’s club members are available to assist members of the community during these difficult times.If you or anyone you know needs assistance with...

Elizabeth (Lily) Carthy (nee Clarke).

Elizabeth (Lily) Carthy (nee Clarke). Lisryan, Longford. Wednesday, 1st April. predeceased by her husband Jack and her brother Patsy. Deeply regretted by her children Pat, Sean, Mel, Declan,...

Austin Reilly

Austin Reilly Kilsallagh, Edgeworthstown, Longford. Tuesday, 31st March, in his 95th year. Depply regretted by his beloved wife Mae, daughter Mary rances (Galway), sons Michael (Aughnaclliffe), John...

Hugh Mulligan.

Hugh Mulligan. Coreen, Oldtown, Athlone, Co. Roscommon. Tuesday, 31st March. Peacefully at Portiuncula Hospital, after a short illness. Predeceased by his wife...

Podcast: Niall Roche

Niall Roche an Environmental Health expert and adjunct assistant professor in Global health in Trinity College Dublin Environmental Health expert spoke to the Joe...
Italian

Podcast: Livestock Live Marts

Virtual marts are now possible and Carnaross Mart manager Padraic McElroy and Brendan Hannigan CEO of Livestock live spoke to the Joe Finnegan show.  
Italian

Podcast: Francis Meehan

Monaghan man Francis Meehan spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about how he is getting on during the Corona Virus emergency.Take a listen here: