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Broad welcome locally for new fodder scheme to help farmers

silage-2017Shannonside politicians have been warmly welcoming the new fodder scheme confirmed by the Agriculture Minister yesterday. Michael Creed says measures are needed to tackle the crisis in the northwest and west caused by the prolonged wet weather last autumn. The new scheme will provide farmers with a contribution of €8 and €12 per bale of […]

Roscommon County Council agree to carry out flood prevention work at Assylinn cemetery

Assylinn cemetery in Boyle is badly flooded, with graves,  approach-roads and pathways submerged with waterRoscommon County Council has agreed to carry out significant works to solve a longstanding flooding problem at a graveyard in Boyle. Graves, approach roads and footpaths at Assylinn Cemetery have been covered with water recently, and former Boyle mayor Jane Suffin has been calling for the council to act. The council says that to affect a […]

Over 20 people enjoy Christmas dinner in Boyle thanks to local woman’s generosity

dorothy-shannon-2017Over 20 people gathered together at the King House tea rooms in Boyle on Christmas Day to have their Christmas dinner. The event which brought together people of all ages and backgrounds was organised by local woman Dorothy Shannon who said she wanted anyone who might be alone on Christmas Day to have a place […]

Lough Key Forest Park’s visitor numbers soared in 2017

autumn-3043481_1280Visitor numbers to Lough Key Forest and Activity Park in Boyle in have risen by 33 per cent this year. A total of 82,000 used the various visitor attractions in the north Roscommon facility in 2017, up 7,000 on last year. However, the biggest growth has been in the total number of visits to the […]

‘Dead sheep and asbestos’ dumped in Roscommon

constructionRoscommon County Council has received complaints of dumping of dead sheep, asbestos and a trailer load of waste. There have also been reports of abandoned cars in Castlerea, Boyle, Ballyleague and Athlone, and dismantling of vehicles in Ballaghaderreen. Roscommon County Council received 67 environmental complaints last month – 59 relating to litter or waste, with […]

Planning granted for €1m goods store in Carrick

joe-simonPlanning permission has been granted for a new homeware goods store at a renowned business premises in Carrick-on-Shannon. About five years ago, Joe Simon Building Supplies, from Boyle, was given approval to change the use of Gilmartin’s Cash and Carry in the Dublin Road to a hardware retail store. However, after deciding it was too […]

Boyle woman offers free Christmas dinner to people on their own

dorothy-shannon-2017A Boyle woman is spreading seasonal joy by offering free dinners on Christmas day to anyone who finds themselves on their own. Dorothy Shannon from the Tea Rooms at King House is throwing open her doors on the 25th and is welcoming people on the day for a full Xmas dinner with all the trimmings. […]

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