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Judging to begin shortly to find Ireland’s most enterprising town

boiEight areas in the Shannonside region will be hoping to succeed Boyle as the most enterprising town in Ireland later this year. Judging is due to begin shortly in the national competition to find the successor to the Roscommon town’s maiden success in 2016. 78 entries from 31 local/city authority areas are vying to be […]

Boyle Arts Festival to get underway next week

BoyleThe annual 11-day Boyle Arts Festival will get underway next week. The event will get under way on Thursday night in King House at 7.30pm, and continues until July 30th. Declan O’Rourke and Brian Kennedy are among some of the performers who are set to feature at the event which is one of the key […]

Ballinameen school excels in department review

A school at Ballinameen impressed the Department of Education (Photo: Google Maps)A north Roscommon primary school has been praised for its teaching and support for students’ wellbeing in a whole-school evaluation report. Inspectors from the Department of Education carried out the evaluation on Naomh Eoin National School near Boyle on January 31st. The school, located just outside of Ballinameen, near Boyle, is a two-teacher facility and […]

Psychiatric expert giving evidence in Boyle man’s murder trial

Central Criminal CourtThe prosecution is due to call a psychiatric expert to give evidence this morning in the trial of a man accused of murdering his girlfriend in Sligo. Oisín Conroy, who’s from Boyle in Co. Roscommon, has pleaded not guilty to Natalie McGuinness’ murder by reason of insanity.   Just before the prosecution called its first […]

Jury hears Boyle man stopped taking medication before allegedly killing girlfriend

Central Criminal CourtA jury has heard a Roscommon man had stopped taking his anti-psychotic medication a few months before he killed his girlfriend in Sligo. Oisín Conroy, who’s from Boyle, admits strangling Natalie McGuinness in 2015 but has pleaded NOT guilty to murder by reason of insanity.   Just after 10am on Oct 28th 2015, emergency services […]

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