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Man injured in fall in Roscommon dies in hospital

A man seriously injured in a fall from a ladder in Roscommon last Thursday has died in hospital.The man, believed to be a foreign...

John Lonergan will be guest speaker at Empowering Brighter Futures

Former Mountjoy Prison Govenor John Lonergan is to be one of the guest speakers at a talk in the Longford Arms Hotel next Monday...

Official switching on of Ballymahon Christmas street lights to take place this afternoon

The official switching on ceremony for the Ballymahon Christmas street lights will take place this afternoon at 4 o’ clock.The event had been planned...

Leitrim councillor wants facilities at Drumsna and Jamestown harbours upgraded

A south Leitrim councillor wants the facilities at Drumsna and Jamestown harbours urgently upgraded.At a meeting of Carrick-on-Shannon Municipal District this week, Councillor Sinead...

Taughmaconnell hoping a new garda will be in place soon

 There are hopes that a new garda will be in place in Taughmaconnell south Roscommon as soon as possible.Tim Farrell, who has served the...

Anger as Ballinamore post office closes after 80 years

 An Post is being heavily criticised this evening for how it informed the current postmaster in Ballinamore of the closure of the premises.Brian Martin,...

Man in critical condition after serious fall in Roscommon town

 A man is being treated for serious head injuries at Beaumont hospital after falling from a ladder at his house in Abbeyville, Roscommon town,...

Widespread welcome for Shannon maintenance programme

 There’s a broad welcome for the announcement that a maintenance programme on the River Shannon is being planned.The Office of Public Works has confirmed...

Nine houses get planning go-ahead for Ballymahon

 An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission for nine houses to be built in Ballymahon, dismissing an appeal.In June, Longford County Council gave Patrick...

Hopes that Taughmaconnell can get new garda following local retirement

 Garda chiefs in Roscommon have confirmed they hope to appoint a replacement garda for the Taughmaconnell area in the coming weeks following the retirement...
Longford-Town

Verdon Scores Twice As Longford Beat Athlone

Sam Verdon’s double saw Longford Town claim the bragging rights as they dispensed of Athlone Town by two goals to nil.Sam Verdon’s double just...
Leitrim-GAA

Day Of Surprises In Leitrim Championship

It was a day of dramatic shocks in round four of the Connacht Gold Leitrim senior football championship as Aughwillian were eliminated from the...
Longford-GAA

Longford Slashers Win Dromard And Granard Draw

Longford Slashers registered an opening day victory in the 2020 Longford senior football championship with a convincing 2-16 to eight point win over Fr....

Rose Harney (Nee McManus)

Rose Harney (Nee McManus) Glentaun, Creagh, Ballinasloe, Co. Roscommon. Friday 7th August 2020, in her 94th year, peacefully surrounded by her loving family in...

Michael Lupton

Michael Lupton Drumard, Dromod, Co. Leitrim. August 8th 2020 (peacefully) after a long illness bravely borne, in the absolute loving care of Costello’s Nursing Home,...

LIAM FITZGERALD

LIAM FITZGERALD Ashley Lawns, Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon, late of Fairymount and Tralee, Co. Kerry. August 7th 2020 - (peacefully) in his 77th year...
Italian

Podcast: DJ’s and Musicians During the Pandemic

Mark Fay from DJBOX.IE and musician Luan Parle spoke to Kevin McGillicuddy on the Joe Finnegan Show about how people in the entertainment industry...
Italian

Podcast: The European Transplant and Dialysis Games

Two cocooners have it sewn up for pandemic celebrating 50 years of successful transplantation between themUndeterred by the cancellation of the 2020 European Transplant &...

Podcast: Pubs Not Reopening on August 10th

Pubs aren't reopening on the 10th of August after the move to the next phase was delayed-to discuss the matter Kevin McGillicuddy was joined...