Local politicians blast Government following Western Development Commission revelations

It has emerged that the Chairman of the Western Development Commission Paddy McGuinness wrote to Minister Michael Ring ask not to consider him for re-appointed to the body as he believes that it does not have the support at national…

Community groups encouraged to apply for funding under Town and Village Renewal Scheme

The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys recently announced the latest phase of the Town and Village Renewal Scheme. The funding forms part of the the Government’s Action Plan for Rural Development and a total…

Goals galore for Cloonfad United teams

Cloonfad United 4-1 Dunmore The scoreline may suggest a comfortable evening for Cloonfad but their 4-1 victory over Dunmore in the Div 1 cup was anything but. When Shaun Kearney completed his hat trick 5 minutes into the second half…

GRETBexit time at Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board

A special evening was held recently in the Raheen Woods Hotel, Athenry, Co. Galway, to honour staff who retired from the service of Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB) in 2016/2017. A total of 22 staff members retired…

4th Annual Loughglynn Woodlands Run this Sunday

The 4th Annual Loughglynn Woodlands 5k and 10k Walk/Jog/Run takes place this Sunday April 30th. Both the 5k and 10k routes follow beautiful scenic routes around by the lake and back to the village. The 5k is mostly flat, and…

Senator Terry Leyden awarded Honorary Membership of The Council of Europe

Local Fianna Fáil Senator Terry Leyden has been awarded Honorary Membership of The Council of Europe in Strasbourg. Senator Terry Leyden was presented with a Diploma and an Assembly medal by the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council…

Boyle GAA receive sponsorship from Sydney

Boyle GAA Lotto Kevin McDonagh and Paddy and Monica Daly were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in Creighton’s Bar. The jackpot wasn’t won. The house prize was won by Leanne Reynolds. It will…

The Roscommon Lamb Festival begins tomorrow – here are the highlights

The 10th Annual Roscommon Lamb Festival will be officially opened tomorrow at 11:30am by the President of the IFA Joe Healy. As usual the Roscommon Lamb Festival has something for everyone to do over six days and multiple locations. From…

A busy month ahead for St Brigids GAA on and off the field

Handball Congratulations to our very own Phillip O’Connor & Paul Kelly on their win in the All-Ireland Over 35 B 40×20 Handball Final. Great job lads. Adult Football League Division 1: St Brigids 0-14, Strokestown 2-20. Strokestown had a comprehensive…

Four Roads Camogie update April 25th

U14 Feile Championship Well done to the U14 team and management who have qualified for the Feile Final on Wednesday 3rd May against St Dominics or Roscommon Gaels. The team will now travel to Feile in June. Four Roads Camogie…

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