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Boyle Town Team criticised over delay to ‘scattered hotel’ study

The Royal Hotel is now the property of Roscommon County CouncilBoyle Town Team has been strongly criticised for not yet publishing its feasibility study on the ‘scattered hotel’ that’s planned for town. The team is exploring the concept that would involve refurbishing some property owners’ accommodation to Bord Fáilte-approved standard. The project was boosted last year when Boyle received €100,000 for its enhancement under the […]

PODCAST: Sinn Féin raises concerns over €6m Boyle centre

Claire Kerrane, pictured with Councillor Michael Mulligan, wants to become a TD in Roscommon-Galway (Photo: Claire's Facebook page)On Monday, Boyle Primary Care finally opened its doors after a considerable delay. A €6-million facility, a variety of services will be available in the centre: occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology and podiatry. However, in response to a parliamentary question from Sinn Fein, the HSE reveals that existing staff are relocating to the centre, with no […]

Fears Boyle Primary Care Centre could be understaffed

Boyle Primary Care Centre opened on Monday, several months later than intendedThe government has been accused of ‘selling the people a pup’ by not allocating any new staff to Boyle Primary Care Centre. The €6-million facility opened on Monday, providing a variety of services, such as occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology and podiatry. However, in response to a parliamentary question from Sinn Fein, the HSE revealed the […]

PODCAST: Boyle hotel site to become ‘public space’

There's a large plot of land to the rear of the Royal Hotel, which Roscommon County Council also now ownsLast June Roscommon County Council purchased the Royal Hotel in Boyle for €100,000 and it’s still deciding what to do with the building. It sought submissions from the public and more than 60 per cent backed a hotel development. But in an interview with the Roscommon Herald this week, the council’s chief executive, Eugene Cummins, […]

Ballaghaderreen commercial property sells for over €600k

HouseA four-unit commercial property in Ballaghaderreen has sold for €625,000. The owner of the property was TKL Duffy Limited, of SuperValu Retail Park in the west Roscommon town, of which local businessman John Duffy is a director. The lot includes a ground and first-floor office and conference centre, currently rented by the Border, Midland and […]

Roscommon’s David Cryan sets new weight loss record on Operation Transformation

david-cryan-2018-kmcgA Roscommon man has set a new television weight loss record after losing 16 pounds in just a week. Garda David Cryan is one of six people taking part in this year’s Operation Transformation, and was set a target of losing five pounds in his first week on the show as he weighed in at […]

Nuala Sheeran (Nee Conlon)

obits_image_11Nuala Sheeran (Nee Conlon) Alderford, Ballyfarnon, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. January 16th peacefully (in her 92nd year) surrounded by and in the tender care of her devoted family, together with that of the Palliative Home Care Team. Pre-deceased by her husband Stephen and infant daughter Mary. She will be sadly missed by her loving sons Seamus, […]

Donie Shine senior to be given hall of fame award posthumously

donie-shineIts been announced that the Hall of Fame award for 2017 at the Roscommon sports star of the year awards  is being posthumously given to Donie Shine senior who passed away last year. He played and managed Roscommon and was match analyst for many years with Roscommon GAA commentator Willie Hegarty on Shannonside FM. Willie Hegarty […]

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