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Roscommon Death Notices

Joe Vesey RIP, late of Ballaghaderreen

Friday May 26th, peacefully, at Roscommon University Hospital. Joe Vesey RIP, late of Cloverhill, Ballaghaderreen. Pre-deceased by his parents Paddy and Mary. Deeply mourned by his brothers Jim and Tom, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, grand-nephews, grand-nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Funeral Arrangements Reposing at The Sharkey Funeral Home, Ballaghaderreen on Saturday from 5pm. Removal at 6.45pm …

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“No magic solutions to tackle Ballaghaderreen job losses”- Eugene Murphy TD

Local Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy noted that an open and frank discussion had taken place between Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell O’ Connor and Oireachtas members at a special meeting on Wednesday to address the fallout from the job losses at the ECMI cigar factory in Ballaghaderreen. The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary …

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Maura Hopkins Ballaghaderreen

Senator Maura Hopkins – “no quick fix” to Ballaghaderreen unemployment issues

Commenting at meeting between Oireachtas Members and civic leaders in Ballaghaderren Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins said that there is “no quick fix to the issues Ballaghaderreen is facing”. Yesterday’s meeting, which was facilitated by Maura Hopkins, included a number of Oireachtas representatives, members from both the Ballaghaderreen Chamber of Commerce and the Ballaghaderreen Town …

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Senator Maura Hopkins welcomes progress on Ballaghaderreen Barracks works

Senator Maura Hopkins has said that “it is extremely good news that refurbishment works on the Ballaghaderreen Garda Barracks are taking place. Speaking yesterday the Senator said “I have been informed by An Tanaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald that the works will be completed at the end of June. These works …

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Ballaghaderreen Foróige Club

Ballaghaderreen Foróige Club win National Award

Picture Credit: Mark Stedman

 Ballaghaderreen Foróige Club took the top prize at the Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards for their project welcoming Syrian teenagers to their area. The Awards took place in Citywest Hotel & Conference Centre on Saturday where over 2,300 young people from throughout Ireland showcased their work in the community. On discovering …

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“A cosmetic exercise that will lead nowhere” – Eugene Murphy slams Ballaghaderreen Task Force

Local Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy had described the proposal for the establishment of a task force to deal with the fall out of recent job losses in Ballaghaderreen as a cosmetic exercise that will lead nowhere. Eugene Murphy said that a direct route to the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’ …

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Poetry Day Roscommon Further Education

Celebrate Poetry Day Ireland this Thursday in your local library!

To celebrate Poetry Day Ireland, which takes place this Thursday April 27th, Roscommon writers and anyone with an interest is invited to celebrate the occasion in their local Libraries. Ballaghaderreen, Boyle, and Roscommon libraries will display a selection of poems by their members, and host a lunchtime event where the poets can read their piece. …

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Michael Fitzmaurice calls for “positive action” in wake of ECMI Job Losses

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice has called for “positive action” to be taken by local bodies and politicians following the news that the ECMI Cigar Manufacturers Plant in Ballaghaderreen is to close with the loss of 38 jobs. Commenting on the issue Michael Fitzmaurice said “We can complain endlessly about how terrible the news is and …

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Roscommon Death Notices

William Francis “Billy” McGullion RIP, formerly of Ballaghaderreen

March 26th, peacefully, after a long illness in Coventry. Billy McGullion RIP, late of Coventry, England and formerly of Ballaghaderreen and Derrygonnelly, Co. Fermanagh. He will be very sadly missed by his wife Chris, son Kevin, daughters Mary, Sheila and Geraldine, sister Aileen (Spain), grandsons Jamie, Ryan, Josh, Cathal and Ciaran, grandaughters Jade, Caoimhe, Caoilfhionn, …

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Politicians disappointed at temporary closure of St Josephs Mental Health Day Centre in Ballaghaderreen

Local Politicians have expressed their disappointment at the temporary closure of St Josephs Mental Health Day Centre in Ballaghaderreen due to staffing issues. Service users at St Josephs Mental Health Day Centre will be facilitated at other nearby facilities during the closure. The Centre was previously closed in September 2013 for similar reasons. Commenting on …

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Tommy Hanley RIP, late of Ballaghaderreen

Tuesday March 28th, aged 16 years, peacefully, in the wonderful care of the staff at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, surrounded by his loving family. Tommy Hanley RIP, late of Ishlawn, Ballaghaderreen. Deeply mourned by his father Andy and mother Natalie, brothers Andrew, Pearce and Cian, sisters Myfanwy and Caoimhe, his grandparents Jimmy and Angela …

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Rosaleen Moynihan (née Spelman) RIP, formerly of Ballaghaderreen

Thursday 23rd March, suddenly at her home. Rosaleen Moynihan (née Spelman) RIP, formerly of Church Street, Ballaghaderreen and late of Orlagh Grove, Castlebar. Pre-deceased by her brother Seamus, sister Mary and nephew Pat. Deeply mourned by her loving brothers Noel and Pat (UK), sister Rita McNamara (Wicklow), sisters-in-law Mai and Mary, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours …

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Gardai investigate spate of burglaries in Ballaghaderreen

Gardaí in Ballaghaderreen and Castlerea are appealing for the public’s assistance following a number of burglaries in Ballaghaderreen over the weekend. On Friday (St Patrick’s Day) the window of a Car parked in the Cathedral Car Park was smashed while the owner attended 10am Mass and a Handbag was stolen. On Saturday a white Mountain …

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Roscommon Death Notices

John Regan RIP, late of Ballaghaderreen

Monday March 13th at University Hospital, Sligo. John Regan RIP, late of Castlemore, Ballaghaderreen. Pre-deceased by his wife Mary. Deeply mourned by his loving daughter Pauline (Mullen), sisters Kit and Teresa, grandchildren Shane, Chris, Adam and Aaron, son-in-law Shane, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Funeral Arrangements. John will repose at his home …

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David Molloy RIP, formerly of Ballaghaderreen

Friday March 10th, unexpectedly. David Molloy RIP, late of Gerald’s Crescent, Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo and formerly Dalton Terrace, Ballaghaderreen. David is survived by his parents Liam and Winnie, brother Billy, sisters Christine and Michelle, his uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Funeral Arrangements He will repose in The Sharkey Funeral Home, Ballaghaderreen on …

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