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Roscommon town LEA records over 300 Covid cases in last fortnight

The wider Roscommon town Local Electoral Area recorded over three hundred cases of Covid in the last fortnight.The County has recorded the highest...

HPSC announces 28 more Covid related deaths this evening

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 28 additional deaths related to COVID-19.The date of death for 2 of these reported...
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Sligo Leitrim TD says vaccine should be considered for teachers in special needs schools

Sligo/Leitrim TD Marian Harkin has raised the issue of vaccination for teachers who have agreed to go back to teach in special needs schools...

236 million Euro paid to farmers in the Shannonside region during the final 4...

Farmers in the Shannonside region received 236 million euro in farming supports from September to December last year.Figures published by the Department of Agriculture...

Roscommon records highest national movement of people 10km from home during Christmas week

The proportion of people staying within a 10 kilometre radius of their homes reached its lowest point of 2020 on Christmas week.The Central Statistics...

Special schools and special needs students to return to classrooms next week

Special schools and special needs students in primary schools will be able to return to classrooms from next week.Special students will be able to...

Bishop of Elphin welcomes publication of Mother and Baby report

The Bishop of Elphin is welcoming the publication of the report into Mother and Baby homes in Ireland and says it's a public recognition...

First Longford nursing home residents’ receive Covid-19 vaccine

A Ballymahon woman has become the first nursing home resident in Longford to receive the new Covid-19 vaccine.41 residents and 40 staff at Thomand...
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Longford woman’s legal action over cervical cancer slide analysis delayed by two weeks

A 32-year-old mother of two who is seriously ill with cancer and is suing over the alleged misinterpretation of her cervical smear slides will...

Man due in court after break-ins to cars in Longford

A man is due in court this charged after a number of break-ins to cars in Longford town this week.The man in his...
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Limerick Dominate Hurling All-Star Nominations

All Ireland champions Limerick dominate this year's Hurling P-W-C All-Stars shortlist.14 of John Kiely's side are among a total list of 45 with beaten...

Brennan Aims For Sligo Ladies Improvement

Let there be no debate: Sligo Ladies were the most fortunate team in football in 2020.TG4 Intermediate Semi-finalists in the previous four years, Sligo...

Can the GAA avoid bursting the “Covid” Bubble

Mid-January, 10 months into restrictions, lockdowns, opening up, locking down again, level 5 back to 2 up to 3 over to Level 5 plus...

Patricia (Pat) Mcdonnell (nee Blake)

Patricia (Pat) Mcdonnell (nee Blake) 1 Curraghrua, Lanesboro, Co Longford and formerly of Summerhill, Co. Meath.Friday, January 15th, peacefully surrounded by her family.Funeral mass...

John Kilcommons

John Kilcommons Cornamuckla, Ballymoe, Castlerea, Co. Galway. Friday, January 15th, in his 90th year, peacefully at University College Hospital, Roscommon.Predeceased by his beloved wife...

Emily Perry (née McMaster)

Emily Perry (née McMaster) Carrick Road, Boyle, Co. RoscommonFriday, January 15th. Former Principal of Boyle Parochial N.S.Removal tomorrow (Sun) from her home to...
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Podcast: JF Show Panel 15th January

On the JF Show Panel this week, Senator Eugene Murphy, Luke Casserly from the Irish Secondary School students Union and Anglo Celt Editor Linda...
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Podcast: Mary Garavan

Mary Garavan-A retired member of staff at Esker House Refuge Centre in Athlone talks to Joe about her work in the Centre after JF...
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Podcast: Streaming services and how they are changing our viewing habits

Irish Daily Star Entertainment editor Rachel Beresford and Milton C Hardcastle spoke about streaming services and how they've changed our viewing habits.Take a listen...