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A Sligo man has been remanded in custody after allegedly trying to spit on Gardaí in county Roscommon.   The 25-year-old was arrested at a Covid-19 checkpoint after officers were concerned he was more than two kilometres from his home.     Joseph Clancy, of Carrowcrory, Ballinafad in county Sligo…

Gardai are warning motorists of black ice and slippy surfaces this morning on the N4. A minor accident has occurred on the N4 Near Boyle due to the untreated surfaces. Gardai are also advising motorists to take you time and to be extra careful on smaller roads in towns and…

Gardai were called to attend an Irish Rail service following an alleged fire on the train last night.   Ocean FM News understands that a blaze broke out on board the 19.00 Sligo to Dublin Connolly service.   Gardai attended the scene of the incident after the train stopped at…

A section of the R294, Boyle to Gurteen road, is closed due to an incident. The route between Cloonloo and Gurteen is closed due to an articulated truck going off the road yesterday evening. The incident occurred at around 4.30pm, no one was injured. Diversions are in place for motorists…

8 million euro in funding’s been announced for greenways, walking trails and other outdoor recreation projects nationwide.   18 projects are being funded by the government under the 2018 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme including the development of a new cycle way from Lough Key Forest Park to Boyle Town.  …

Roscommon senior football manager Kevin McStay tonight named his team to face Armagh in the fourth round All Ireland Senior Football Qualifier game to be played on Saturday in Portlaoise. The team features a number of changes to the one that started against Galway in the Connacht Final including starts…

Abbey Community College from Boyle retained the Connacht Junior Emerging Cup for the second year in succession today. They beat St Joseph’s College of Foxford by eight points to five at a rain-soaked Sportsground in Galway.