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John James (Jack) Greene

obits_image_8John James (Jack) Greene. Ruane, Kilglass, Co. Roscommon. Wednesday, April, 26th at Portiuncula hospital, Ballinasloe, peacefully. Sadly missed by his wife Liz, sisters Chrissie McLoughlin (Knockhall) and Evelyn Reynolds (Dromod) and the late Michéal, stepchildren, relatives and friends. Reposing at Leavy’s funeral home, Scramogue tomorrow (Fri) from half past five until eight o’clock, with removal […]

Roscommon man takes top role in League of Credit Unions

credit-union-logoA Roscommon man has been appointed as the vice-president of the Irish League of Credit Unions. Gerry Thompson, the vice-chairman of Roscommon Credit Union, received the office for two years at the league’s annual general meeting in the Dublin last weekend. There are 434 credit unions affiliated with the ILCU, with 339 in the Republic […]

Must win game for Roscommon hurlers this Saturday

roscommon-crestThe Roscommon hurlers have a quick turn around after last weekends opening round defeat to Down in the Christy Ring Cup. London are the opposition this weekend as they come to Dr.Hyde Park for what is a must win game for both teams with the losers interest in the competition ending. The game is on […]

Increase in Young Scientists entries from Roscommon and Longford

science-scientist-pix-2017Entries to the Young Scientists Exhibition rose in Longford and Roscommon last year, but fell in Leitrim. The information comes alongside the official launch today of next Januarys event. The number of applications from schools in Roscommon to take part in the competition rose by 16% last year, and it was up 30% in Co […]

Syrian feels ‘under arrest’ in Ballaghaderreen

The Syrian asylum-seekers relaxing in the Abbeyfield Hotel Emergency Reception and Orientation Centre in Ballaghaderreen (Photo: Google Maps)Syrian asylum-seekers who are staying at an Emergency Reception and Orientation Centre in Ballaghaderreen have expressed mixed views on life in the town a month on from their arrival. Speaking to Shannonside FM this week, one man claims he feels ‘under arrest’ in the town, but others are more positive about life in ireland. About […]

Water-wastage highest in Dublin – Fitzmaurice

irish-water-2017Roscommon-Galway TD Michael Fitzmaurice claims latest water usage figures show the anti-water charges campaign benefited the richest communities in the country. CSO figures reveal that homes in three areas of Dublin use more water than anywhere else in the country with a high of 488 litres per day in Dublin 6. This compares to households […]

Teresa Conlisk (nee Canty)

obits_image_7Teresa Conlisk (née Canty) Derrynarry, Ballyfarnon, Boyle, Co. Roscommon and formerly Enniskeane, Co. Cork. Peacefully at her home. Wife of the late Brian. Survived by her son Gerard, daughter, Mary O’Connor (Fourmilehouse), daughter-in-law Sinéad,  son-in-law John, grandchildren Darragh, Oisín, Aoife, Niamh and Cillian, sister Kathleen O’ Shea (Canovee), brothers Dermot (Enniskean), Peter (Midleton), Anthony (Dublin), brother-in-law, […]

Roscommon man receives major European honour

Cérémonie de remise de la médaille de l’Assemblée à M. Gvozden Srećko FLEGO, M. Terry Leyden, Mme Carmen Quintanilla et Mme Nataša VuckovicA Roscommon senator has become the first Irish politician to become an honourary member of the Council of Europe. Former TD Terry Leyden was honoured this week in Strasbourg having first taken a role at the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe in 1992. The non-elected body is a monitoring group which aims to […]

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