RosFm is County Roscommon’s only community radio station. It is a not for profit voluntary group providing community broadcasting facilities. Broadcasting to Roscommon town and its environs, it’s now stronger than ever broadcasting signal can be received on your radio on 94.6 FM.
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has recently given a confidence boost to the station by awarding RosFm a new 10 year radio broadcasting licence to serve the community of Roscommon.
RosFm wants to be at the heart of the community and wants the local community to have pride in what belongs to it and take ownership of it. Your ideas and feedback on how to do this would be greatly valued and very welcome to improve the product on offer.
RosFm Radio has completed a major refurbishment in a new, central and accessible premises on the Athlone Road, thanks to the generous grant aid assistance from Roscommon Leader Partnership. The station has new state of the art and spacious broadcasting facilities with two studios.
RosFm is an award winning station for the following activities: O2 Ability Award Winner in the category of of Learning, Development and Progression for its Buddy Programme; Gloir na nGael for best and most innovative promoter of the Irish language among community radio stations in Ireland; Certificate of Merit from An Garda Siochana for its work on the Roscommon Lions Club sponsored Radio 4U project- an innovative youth radio programme with emphasis on positive mental health; and a Certificate of Merit from the Ombudsman for Ombudsman for Children.
Some exciting documentaries to be broadcast soon Rosfm include:
The River Suck Valley Way– From Ballygar to Ballymoe, meet the people in the towns and villages and experince this remarkable countryside along the way.
Another new six part series ‘Roscommon Perspectives’ examines the valued contributions and endeavours of individuals involved in the community such as the Christmas Lights Committe, Roscommon Races, Western Alzheimers, the Roscommon Drama Group, Roscommon ISPCA, and Roscommon Tidy Towns, to name a few.
RosFm continues to support local music and musicians as well as providing the widest range of speciality music programmes; from Country to Blues; from Jazz to Brazilian; while supporting the Irish Language, Sports and Arts in the community.