Voters go to polls on Friday

Voters across County Roscommon and nationwide will go the polls this Friday, June 7th, to cast their votes in the local and European elections.

Polling stations across the country will open at 7 am on Friday and close at 10 pm that night.

There are eighteen seats up for grabs on Roscommon County Council, with 37 candidates seeking election across the municipal districts of Athlone, Boyle and Roscommon, with six seats available in each area.

Meanwhile, 27 candidates are contesting the Midlands-North-West constituency in the European Elections, also taking place on Friday. There are five European Parliament seats available in this constituency.

The counting of votes for the local elections will take place at the Hyde Centre in Roscommon town, which is the designated count centre for County Roscommon, commencing on Saturday morning, June 8th.

The European Election count for the Midlands-North-West constituency will be held in Castlebar, County Mayo.