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RoscommonDaily.com ….The End

Dear Reader, After almost 18 months; from planning and “testing the waters” to launching RoscommonDaily.com I have taken the decision to stand aside due to the demands of other projects. As the website is a “one man show” it means…

Feasibility report on N5 Accident Blackspot set to be submitted

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy has welcomed the fact that Roscommon County Council are due to submit a feasibility report to the TII within the coming weeks in relation to an accident blackspot east of Tulsk following his continued efforts…

Naughten – New status for Ireland West Airport Knock could boost West Roscommon

Local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed Cabinet has approved plans to designate Ireland West Airport Knock as a Strategic Development Zone. The proposal to make an order for the Ireland West Airport Knock Strategic Development Zone was agreed at the…

Roscommon Hospital appoints the 1st Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Plastic Surgery post in Ireland

Amanda O’Halloran from Roscommon Hospital has recently been appointed as a Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Plastic Surgery, the first RANP post in Plastic Surgery in Ireland. Amanda completed her general nursing training in St. James Hospital and began working…

R368 Elphin to Carrick on Shannon Road set to close during July

Roscommon County Council has announced it’s intention to close a section of the R368 between Elphin and Carrick on Shannon for over three weeks in July to facilitate Road Improvement Works. The section of the road in question is from…

Ballyforan NS receive 4th Green-Schools Award

Ballyforan NS received their 4th An Taisce Green-Schools Award and were presented with their Green Flag at a recent ceremony in the Hodson Bay Hotel. This Award was based on the theme of Travel, which is the fourth theme of…

€36,000 allocated to Tisrara Community Centre

The Minister of State for Regional Economic Development, Michael Ring TD has announced that Tisrara Community Centre is one of a number of projects nationwide to receive funding under the Targeted Community Infrastructure Needs measure of the CLÁR programme. €36,000…

Roscommon Further Education Centre students raise funds for Marie Keating Foundation

Earlier this month students of the Roscommon Further Education Centre, Lisnamult held a special Pamper Day and raised much needed funds for the Marie Keating Foundation. The public were invited to avail of special treats such as facial, nail file…

Organisers ‘indebted’ to local businesses for All-Ireland Sheep Shearing support

Organisers of the Kepak All-Ireland Sheep Shearing & Wool Handling Championships 2017 have extended their thanks to the many local businesses that have shown support for the event and offered sponsorship. “Our aim from the beginning has been to ensure…

€1m in funding for Housing Adaptations for Older People and People with a Disability in Roscommon

The Minister for Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government, Simon Coveney TD has announced that almost €1 million has been allocated to County Roscommon for Housing Adaptations for Older People and People with a Disability living in private houses. This…

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