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…

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…

Michael Fitzmaurice TD calls for further funding following N61 investment

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice has welcomed yesterday’s news regarding the provision of funding for the N61 but added that it’s only “a drop in the ocean” compared to what’s needed locally. Commenting earlier Michael Fitzmaurice said “I welcome the announcement…

Funding approved for major realignment of N61 north of Roscommon town

Funding has been approved for the latest phase of the upgrading of the N61 just north of Roscommon town as far as Coolteige Cross Roads. The proposed development will be a 2.5km long standard Single Carriageway. Although no start date…

Irish Rail users to be affected by planned schedule change

Following this morning’s surprise strike* by Irish Rail workers Rail users in Roscommon are advised of planned schedule changes tomorrow – Saturday April 1st. The schedule change will affect Irish Rail users travelling on the Dublin Heuston line and has…

NTA to boost Athlone-Westport Bus Route

The National Transport Authority has announced that it will enable an enhances service on the Athlone-Westport route if Bus Éireann withdraws the service in April. The announcement came in response to the decision by Bus Éireann to withdraw from the…

Bus Éireann’s Athlone-Westport route under threat

Bus Éireann’s 021 Athlone-Westport route, which passes through Kiltoom, Knockcroghery, Ballymurray, Roscommon, Ballymoe, Castlerea, Ballinlough could be closed to save money. A discussion document presented to Unions today indicated that a closure of the Athlone to Westport Route along with…

Eugene Murphy calls on Taoiseach to give clear commitment on vital N4 and N5 funding

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy has called on the Taoiseach to give a commitment that the vital upgrading of the N4 and N5 will be included in the capital programme for 2017. Eugene Murphy made the call during Questions to…

Roscommon County Council allocated €11.7 million for Road works

Roscommon County Council has been allocated over €11.7 million to carry out maintenance and improvement works on regional and local Roads. The news came as part of an announcement by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD,…

Stretch of N60 Ballinlough – Castlerea Road to be closed

Roscommon County Council have announced that a section of the N60 between Ballinlough and Castlerea is to be closed for over three weeks to facilitate an upgrade of the road surface. The section of the N60 in question is from…

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