Roscommon students acknowledged at Doodle 4 Google finale

Picture Credit: Conor McCabe Photography. Two Roscommon students were among 75 regional finalists who were acknowledged at the 2017 Doodle 4 Google finale in Google’s EMEA Headquarters in Dublin, yesterday. Doodle 4 Google is an annual competition which offers student…

Over 7,400 Roscommon properties to benefit from extended eir Fibre Broadband Plan

Over 7,400 Homes and businesses in rural Roscommon are to benefit from eir Fibre Broadband by the end of 2018 following an agreement between eir and the Government. The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten TD announced…

Politicians disappointed at temporary closure of St Josephs Mental Health Day Centre in Ballaghaderreen

Local Politicians have expressed their disappointment at the temporary closure of St Josephs Mental Health Day Centre in Ballaghaderreen due to staffing issues. Service users at St Josephs Mental Health Day Centre will be facilitated at other nearby facilities during…

Strokestown Golf Club host Ladies Inter-Club Competition

Strokestown Golf Club hosted the Ladies Inter-club competition on Sunday last, April 2nd. The event was a huge success with 56 ladies playing in glorious sunshine. After the Golf the ladies retreated to the Clubhouse for food and the presentation…

Carrick RFC Under 11s win Connacht Blitz

Carrick RFC Under 11’s travelled to Buccaneers’ RFC for their final outing of the season, the Connacht Blitz and it proved to be a great day for the team. Carrick RFC were placed in a group where all the opposition…

Kilbride GAA update April 4th

Kilbride GAA Lotto The Draw was held at the weekend, the numbers drawn were 17,23,27 & 32 and there was no winner of the Jackpot. The €20 winners drawn were Barry Miles, Dannie Clancy, NSME Tully, Teresa McCormack & Carmel…

Kilglass Gaels GAA update April 4th

It was a busy few days on the field with some underage fixtures. Our u16s had a great win over St Faithleachs in what was an high scoring game; final score 4-12 to 3-9. Our minors were unlucky Sunday afternoon…

Jim Egan RIP, formerly of Strokestown

Tuesday April 4th, at the Mater Hospital, Dublin. Jim Egan RIP, formerly of Strokestown and late of Glasnevin, Dublin. Beloved husband of Nuala and much loved father of Oliver, Andrew, Jane and Michael. He will be sadly missed by his…

Did you know that April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month?

In support of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, BowelScreen – The National Bowel Screening Programme is highlighting that just 40 per cent of the eligible population are taking part in the free bowel screening programme, despite early detection providing the best…

Tremane draw with Dominics in Hurling League opener

Tremane began their County Senior League campaign on a wonderfully sunny April evening in Lanes last Sunday against neighbours St Dominics. Early season was evident as Tremane started slowly and a wind assisted St Dominic’s led 1-5 to 0-3 after…

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