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Roscommon County Council advertising for two new Director of Service Roles

Roscommon County CouncilRoscommon County Council is advertising for two vacancies on its senior management team, with salaries on offer of possibly more than €100,000 a year. The Public Appointments Service is recruiting for two directors of services in the local authority, who would report directly to the chief executive. Each director is typically responsible for a number […]

€730,000 to be spent on Roscommon Arts Centre upgrade

arts-centreRoscommon Arts Centre is set to be upgraded in 2018, at a cost of up to €730,000. Roscommon County Council is building a two-storey extension to the centre in the county town, with a new gallery on the ground floor and a workshop overhead. The interior of the existing premises will also be renovated, with […]

Roscommon council to tender for €100,000 refugee contract

refugees-welcomeRoscommon County Council is about to tender for a lucrative contract for providing services to refugees. Eighty Syrians will be accommodated in social housing throughout the county as part of the Irish Refugee Protection Programme, with the first ones arriving in early in 2018. When similar groups arrived to other counties, local authorities sought tenders for a […]

Council demands closure of Knockcroghery chip-van

The Village Grill at Knockcroghery is in danger of closure (Photo: Google Maps)Roscommon County Council has issued an enforcement notice ordering a well-known chip-van in Roscommon to close. The owner of the business strongly denies it’s an unauthorised development and is challenging the demand. The council’s enforcement notice, released under the Freedom of Information Act, claims the Village Grill at Knockcroghery is an unauthorised development. It says […]

Roscommon CEO: We have no social housing problem

houses-2016The chief executive of Roscommon County Council insists there’s no social housing problem in the county. At least 90 Syrian refugees are set to be accommodated in social housing in Roscommon in the new year, under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme. When the news was revealed at a council meeting yesterday, several councillors expressed the […]

Planning sought for €300k development at Castlerea pool

playgroundThe planning process has begun on a €300,000 development at Castlerea swimming pool. There’s an existing playground at the facility, but Roscommon County Council intends extending it and developing a car park. It has lodged a Part 8 planning application, meaning local councillors will decide whether to grant permission. They’re due to make a decision […]

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