Month: September 2016

Lough Key ParkRun

Tomorrow’s Lough Key parkrun marks International parkrun Day

Tomorrow’s Lough Key parkrun – the free, weekly, timed 5k event, coincides with International parkrun Day. This is an occasion when every parkrun event worldwide celebrates the first parkrun which took place in Teddington, London on October 2nd 2004. parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, and …

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Eugene Murphy calls for Stabilisation Unit at Roscommon Hospital

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy said that Minister for Health Simon Harris had reacted favourably to his proposal to introduce a Stabilisation Unit at Roscommon Hospital. Eugene Murphy was speaking following a meeting with the Hospital Action Committee, the Minister for Health and local Oireachtas members yesterday. Deputy Murphy complimented members of the HAC and …

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Michael Fitzmaurice – Latest Broadband delay is “totally unacceptable”

Michael Fitzmaurice TD says that the latest delay in the provision of Rural Broadband is “totally unacceptable” and has called on the Government to expedite the process. Deputy Fitzmaurice says “The news this week that there is to be another delay in the provision of broadband is another serious blow to rural Ireland and a …

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Lecarrow Harvest Festival

Lecarrow Harvest Festival takes place tomorrow

The 3rd annual Lecarrow Harvest Festival and Exhibition takes place this Saturday October 1st at 12pm on the lands of James & Eleanor Coffey, at Lecarrow Village. The event, which is organised by St Johns Community Centre, is a traditional exhibition with corn being harvested by old fashioned methods to include the hook, scythe, horse …

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Roscommon and District Football League Fixtures w/e October 2nd

This weekend’s local Soccer action includes Umbro FAI Junior Cup and Roscommon and District Football League action is across three days. Friday 30th September Umbro FAI Junior Cup Round 2 Shiven Rovers V Kilkerrin United, 8pm Norios Takeaway RDFL Division One Ballinasloe Town B V Dunmore Town, 8pm Killeen Sportsgrounds RDFL Division Two Cloonfad United …

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Roscommon GAA Fixtures w/e October 3rd

This weekend’s Roscommon GAA Fixtures includes four Semi-Finals across the Adult Football and Hurling Competitions and plenty of underage games across three days. Saturday October 1st Kepak Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final Replay Venue: Athleague, Four Roads V Padraig Pearses, 2:30pm (Extra Time playable if necessary). Biesty Construction U12 Hurling Championship KO Stage Venue: Athleague, Roscommon …

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ICSA urges Farmers to prioritise their own Health and Wellbeing

Following the heart breaking news of another tragedy on Irish farms, ICSA rural development chairman Seamus Sherlock has called for farmers to take more care of themselves and their loved ones while operating machinery and handling livestock. “All farming sectors are experiencing a difficult time right now with poor prices and inclement weather conditions adding …

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St Dominics win Lidl’s Ladies Gaelic Competition

St. Dominics were one of the Lucky Winners of the Lidl Ladies Gaelic Football Club Competition, winning €1,000. Picture Credit: Glynn’s Photography, Castlerea Pictured at the Lidl store in Roscommon at the prize handover for the Lidl LGFA Club Competition were representatives from St. Dominics. Back Row.; Aoife Gavin, Courtney Kelly, Rosemary Finnerty, (Store Assistant) …

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October time is kids time at Roscommon Arts Centre

If it’s October, then its Lollipops month at Roscommon Arts Centre! Their annual, month-long season of events for young audiences boasts aerial dance, music performances, a new show for early years audiences and more workshops with the ever-popular brickflicks gang! We’re targeting schools this year with most of our performances happening during school time. Aerial …

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Roscommon Hospital actively addressing parking difficulties – Frank Feighan

Senator Frank Feighan has said that Roscommon Hospital is actively addressing the parking difficulties currently being experienced at the hospital. Senator Feighan has been in ongoing discussions with the Roscommon hospital management about the issue. “The current parking issues are predominately as a result of the on-going increase in attendances of patients for day case …

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