Conor Egan RIP, late of Dysart

Monday April 10th following an illness bravely fought. Baby Conor Egan RIP, late of Cloonagh, Dysart. Sadly missed by his grieving parents Priscilla & Kevin; grandparents Ann & Aidan Doyle, Cam, Brideswell and Ann & Paddy Egan, Ballyvora, Ferbane; great-grandad…

Heritage Council calls on public to vote for Roscommon man in European Public Choice Award

The Heritage Council is encouraging the Irish public to get behind Roscommon man and founder of the Irish National Famine Museum & Archive, Jim Callery, and vote for him in a prestigious award. Jim was recently announced as winner in…

HSE urge Roscommon people to complete Suicide Prevention survey

In partnership with local organisations and community and voluntary groups, HSE CHO Area 2 (Galway, Mayo and Roscommon) are developing a Suicide Prevention Action Plan for counties Galway, Mayo and Roscommon. This is part of “Connecting for Life”, a national…

Michael Fitzmaurice TD welcomes approval for cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi

Michael Fitzmaurice TD has welcomed the news this evening that the HSE has reached agreement, in principle, with the drug company Vertex for the drugs Orkambi and Kalydeco to be provided to people with cystic fibrosis from the beginning of…

Michael Glaveys GAA to host annual 25 Card Drive

Well done To Shauna & Niamh Fleming who were part of the Roscommon Minor squad who defeated Sligo. Results and Fixtures Hard Luck to the Intermediate men’s team who were defeated by Boyle in Round 2 of the league on…

Carrick Golf Club to host annual Poker Classic

Captain’s Drive-In The golf season finally got its official launch last Sunday with the Carrick Golf Club Captain’s Drive-In. The cool day didn’t prevent a good turnout of Members who tee’d it up in the annual 4person scramble to get…

Boyle GAA Group enjoy trip to Croke Park

Boyle GAA Lotto Paddy Goldrick and Blaithin and Gerry Cregg were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in Scanlon’s Bar. The jackpot wasn’t won. It will be at €1,400 for the next draw on…

Farmers saving an average of €5,000 per year through Smart Farming initiative

Farmers who take part in Smart Farming save an average of €5,000 per year, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions from their farms by 7 to 10%. That was one of the headlines from the 2017 launch of the IFA led…

Roscommon Mental Health Services Report must be published – Fitzmaurice

Michael Fitzmaurice TD has called for the report into Roscommon Mental Health Services to be published, adding that he is to raise the matter in the Dáil. Commenting on the Roscommon Mental Health Services Report Michael Fitzmaurice said “Another month…

Roscommon Solstice Choir to aid CFID Rescue 116 efforts

Update April 19th with details of new venue. Picture Credit: Glynn’s Photography, Castlerea. Roscommon Solstice Choir are to perform at a fundraising concert on Sunday April 23rd in aid of CFID (Comharchumann Forbartha Ionad Deirbhile) Rescue 116. Comharchumann Forbartha Ionad…

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