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Local farmers remain unconvinced by latest beef talks

Local farmers remain unconvinced by la…

August 22, 2019 by Shane Reynolds

      Although the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed this week confirmed that talks with beef stakeholders have successfully concluded, the general consensus in the local area...

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Can Roscommon town native make it two-in-a-row in Tralee?

Can Roscommon town native make it two-…

August 22, 2019 by Shane Reynolds

          Roscommon town native David Hoare will be hoping to add to Roscommon’s recent love affair with the Rose of Tralee when he participates as an...

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Roscommon pub population down 22.8%

Roscommon pub population down 22.8%

August 22, 2019 by Shane Reynolds

      58 less pubs in county since 2005   There has been a significant decrease in the amount of pubs in County Roscommon  since 2005, with figures revealing...

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Lifestyle

€40,000 prize money for 42nd Elphin Show

€40,000 prize money for 42nd Elphin Show

        There was a good attendance at the launch of the annual Elphin Agricultural Show which took place at An Bóthar Rua last Thursday night. The 42nd installment of the show...

Sport

Royals too powerful for Roscommon Ladies

Royals too powerful for Roscommon Ladies

        All-Ireland Intermediate Ladies Football Championship Semi-Final Meath 4-20 Roscommon 1-12 Roscommon’s memorable All-Ireland Intermediate Ladies Football Championship odyssey came to an end at the hands of an excellent Meath side at Nowlan Park...

Property

143-acre Castlesampson farm for public auction on August 30th

143-acre Castlesampson farm for public auction on August 30th

      Connaughton Auctioneers are handling the sale of a 143.40-acre farm located at Corraree and Ballygatta, Castlesampson, just 9km from Athlone/M6 motorway and 15km from Ballinasloe town.   Located in a renowned...

Farming

Public representatives show their support for local farmers

Public representatives show their support for local farmers

        Local public representatives have given their backing to local agriculture at a time when Brexit and beef prices are the issues dominating the headlines.   At the recent launch of...

Frankly Speaking

Hefty insurance costs are a threat to local businesses

    One of the biggest problems facing every type of business in Ireland at the moment is the cost of insurance, most particularly the cost of public liability, with many businesses...

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From the kitchen table

Is Rose Bud Roisín Roscommon’s future super-vet?

    The 60th International Rose of Tralee festival takes place this Friday, and, while regular readers know, while I’m not a big fan of this frocky-horror-show, the thing is, when it...

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Paul Healy's Week

On to the next chapter…

    Congratulations to all the students in Co. Roscommon and beyond who received their Leaving Certificate results this week. I’m one of those who believes it’s a largely unfair and out...

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