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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…

Eugene Murphy TD – “Farm safety report highlights need for extra vigilance”

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy says a new report, which reveals that farming is the occupation with the highest risk for fatalities will come as no surprise to farmers across the western region. The findings published this week in “Risk…

Eight Roscommon projects to benefit from anti-litter funding

Eight projects throughout Roscommon have been allocated a total of €22,750 to help the crackdown on illegal dumping. The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten made the announcement earlier today, adding that this second phase of funding…

Lough Ree RNLI assist ten people aboard two grounded cruisers

Lough Ree RNLI lifeboat crew were alerted by the Coast Guard to two separate incidents yesterday, Saturday May 27th. The first alarm was raised at 11.04 am when two people on board a 32ft motor cruiser ran aground north-west of…

First Tulsk GAA Fundraising Draw on Sunday

There will be a meeting of the club’s Finance Committee on Wednesday at 9pm in the clubrooms. All ticket sellers please return ticket stubs and outstanding monies for the club’s Annual Draw. The first draw is due to take place…

12 Roscommon locations monitored on Operation Slow Down Day

12 locations in County Roscommon are among 1,031 nationwide where An Garda Síochána are currently conducting a speed enforcement operation known as Operation Slow Down. Supported by the Road Safety Authority and other stakeholders Operation Slow Down began at 7am…

Eugene Murphy TD praises communities for anti-fracking fight

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy said that fracking would be a disaster for Ireland and he praised the various community groups throughout North Roscommon and Carrick-on-Shannon for highlighting the dangers of fracking when the private members bill to ban hydraulic…

“Latest Beef Processor Merger is bad news for Farmers” – Michael Fitzmaurice TD

“The news this week that Dawn Meats is to become the biggest beef processor in the country after it’s takeover of Dunbia is not good news for farmers and will mean that the whole beef and sheep meat processing industry…

Pioneer Presentations made in Kiltoom

Picture Credit: Clare Frances Photography National President and Roscommon/Westmeath Regional President of PTAA James Shevlin made presentations to 20 local Pioneer Total Abstinence Association Branches in the Church Of The Risen Christ, Kiltoom recently.

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