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Parishioners in Rahara are having their mass recorded by RTE this morning


Parishioners in Rahara in Roscommon are having their mass recorded by RTE this morning as part of the 50th celebrations of the opening of their local church.

The mass will take place at 11 0′ clock instead of the usual 10am event, and anyone with a connection to the area is being invited to attend.

Local councillor Lawrence Fallon says a special community celebration will take place after the mass and it gives people a good chance to meet and catch up with old friends and neighbours…



Joe Cox


Joe Cox.

Ballycloghan, Carrickboy, Co Longford.

Saturday, August, 12th peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff at Thomond Lodge Nursing Home, Ballymahon.

Reposing in the Nursing Home Chapel today (Sun) from four o’clock with prayers at six o’clock, followed by removal to St Anne’s Church, Ballycloghan, arriving at seven o’clock. Funeral mass tomorrow (Mon) at eleven o’clock. Burial afterwards in Ardagh cemetery.

Assistant Manager Job- Leitrim

Company: Excel Recruitment, Location: Leitrim, Salary: €40000 – 50000

Territory Manager- Consumer division- Connaught & Ulster part

Company: Johnson & Johnson Ireland, Location: Leitrim,Roscommon,Sligo, Salary: Not disclosed

Accounts Assistant – Letting Department

Company: Winters Property Management Ltd, Location: Galway,Leitrim,Mayo, Salary: Negotiable

PODCAST; Graham J on the Saturday Connection with Charlie McGettigan


Counter-Tenor Graham J joined Charlie McGettigan for chat and Song on the Saturday Connection. Graham was accompanied in his songs by Colm Henry

Take a listen:


PODCAST:Roscommon reach All Ireland Under 17 final with win over Kerry


Roscommon defeated Kerry by 2-15 to 1-13 in Cusack Park in Ennis to reach the All Ireland Under 17 final . They’ll now face Tyrone in Croke Park in the All Ireland final.

Shannonside FM brought you full live commentary of the big game. Willie Hegarty and David O’Connor were your big match commentary team.

First Half


Second Half


Roscommon into All Ireland Under 17 final


Roscommon will meet Tyrone in the All Ireland Under 17 Football Final after a superb four point win over Kerry in today’s semi-final in Ennis. It finished Roscommon 2-15 Kerry 1-13 with Carey and Gilhooley getting the goals for Liam Tullys side.

The final will take place on the 27th of August at 12 oclock in a Croke Park triple header with the minor and senior semi finals. Shannonside FM provided live commentary on the encounter with Willie Hegarty and David O’Connor heres the first Roscommon goal.


Roscommons second goal came in injury time heres the moment as described by Willie Hegarty and David O’Connor


They were elated when the final whistle went


Roscommon were never behind in the game and they led by 1-6 to 1-5 lead at the break. Padraig Pearses Paul Carey scored 1-6 and Roscommon Gaels Peter Gilhooley scored 1-05 as the impressive Connacht Champions march onto the inaugrual All Ireland Under 17 Final.

Proud Roscommon manager Liam Tully spoke with Willie Hegarty after the game



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