First group of refugees to arrive in Ballaghaderreen next week

Originally published March 5th. Updated Monday 6th at 10pm The former Abbeyfield Hotel in Ballaghaderreen, which has been transformed into an Emergency Reception and Orientation Centre is set to receive it’s first intake of refugees on March 14th. A first…

Victor White RIP, late of Ballaghaderreen

Thursday March 2nd, peacefully in his 93rd, year at the Oakwood Nursing Home. Victor White RIP, late of Circular Road, Ballaghaderreen. Predeceased by his wife Maureen. Victor is survived by his loving sons Richard and David, his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives,…

Senator Frank Feighan pays tribute to the people of Ballaghaderreen

Senator Frank Feighan has paid tribute to the huge goodwill of the local community in Ballaghaderreen as the first group of refugees is set to arrive at the Emergency Reception and Orientation Centre (EROC) in the town on Tuesday next,…

Craig Connolly RIP, late of Ballaghaderreen

Saturday 25th February, suddenly. Craig Connolly RIP, late of Tavaneena, Charlestown and Ballaghaderreen. Co-owner of the Fullbody Workhouse, Roscommon town. Funeral Arrangements Reposing at the residence of his mother, Linda Haran, Tavaneena, Charlestown on Monday from 12pm until 8pm. House…

Cause of fire at Aurivo Plant in Ballaghaderreen unknown

Authorities are still investigating the cause of a fire which occurred at the Aurivo Milk Powder Plant Ballaghaderreen on Friday night. Fire Services from Ballaghaderreen, Boyle, Ballyhaunis and Charlestown battled the blaze, which broke out in equipment which turns milk…

Public invited to sign “Welcome Wall” in Ballaghaderreen tomorrow

Members of the public are being invited to sign a messages of support for Syrian Refugees on a “Welcome Wall” in Ballaghaderreen tomorrow. The Welcome Wall is an art installation which has been produced by local artist Maria Fleming. All…

Gardai seek assistance following further burglaries in West Roscommon

Gardai in Castlerea are appealing for the public’s assistance following a number of burglaries and attempted burglaries throughout West Roscommon in recent days. Gardaí say six houses in rural areas between Ballaghadereen, Frenchpark, Tibohine, Loughglynn, and Cloonfad were targeted between…

Roscommon Youth Services set to re-open

The Phoenix Centre in Ballaghaderreen is among the local youth services which is set to re-open next week following work by the Roscommon Galway Education and Training Board. Foroige is set to take over as the interim service provider in…

Gardai appeal for assistance following spate of burglaries

Gardaí in Castlerea are appealing for the public’s assistance following a number of burglaries and attempted burglaries in surrounding areas yesterday. Between 6pm and 7pm property was stolen from a house at Mullen, Frenchpark, following a break-in. A hose at…

Michael Anthony Hayes RIP, formerly of Ballaghaderreen

December 30th, 2016, in London. Michael Anthony Hayes RIP, late of London and formerly of Moyne, Ballaghaderreen. Deeply mourned by his loving parents Gerald and Nora, brother Gerard, sisters Catherine Crean and Brenda, his nephews, nieces, grandnephew, relatives, neighbours and…

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