All-Ireland Sheep Shearing

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 that as well as offering a top class range of events that we can also …

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€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 investment will allow extensions to be built for people with a disability as well as …

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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 Taking and Accidents on Irish Farms”, puts the fatality rate for farming at nearly ten …

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Clann na nGael

Clann na nGael Under 14s participate in Clare Tournament

Minor Div.1 League Final: Clann na nGael 0-12 St. Brigids 2-8 Clann minors attempt to win the 2017 Minor Div 1 League Final ended in disappointment last Sat evening in Ballyforan when they were beaten by neighbours St. Brigids in a game that was always interesting but never reached any great heights. The lads for …

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Centre Parcs

Senator Frank Feighan encourages local companies to attend Centre Parcs events

Senator Frank Feighan is highlighting two upcoming information days this week which could provide valuable opportunities for local companies interested in supplying goods and services to the Centre Parcs Longford Forest in Ballymahon. “As part of its commitment to source goods and services locally where possible, Center Parcs is bringing its procurement team across from …

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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 was “due to unprecedented demand” Minister Naughten launched a major anti-illegal dumping initiative (ADI) in …

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Daire Feeley

Daire Feeley wins Irish County Rider title in the An Post Rás

Picture Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy Roscommon’s Daire Feeley has won the Irish County Rider title in the An Post Rás following a series of impressive performances. Going into today’s Final Stage Daire Feeley had made the Irish County Rider Blue Jersey his own having led the category for the previous four days. Following today’s stage, which …

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