National News

Covid-19: 23 further deaths, 1,378 additional cases

James Cox The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 23 additional deaths related to COVID-19. All 23 of these deaths occurred in January. The median age of those who died is 84 years and the age range...

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Shebeen with beer kegs, taps and bar stools shut down in Swords

James Cox As part of Operation Navigation, a private premises was searched by gardaí in Swords, Co Dublin, investigating alleged...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 5:43pm Read More

Gardaí break up group of young people playing soccer in Portlaoise

Sarah Slater Gardaí broke up a group of young people playing soccer which were breaking Covid-19 regulations. The game was...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 5:28pm Read More

Five-day mandatory quarantine ‘complete waste of time’ says public health expert

A five-day quarantine requirement for passengers arriving into Ireland from abroad will still allow too many cases to spread into...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 3:19pm Read More

Survivor recalls mother and baby home ‘hellhole’

By Rebecca Black, PA A Northern Ireland woman has recalled spending months at a “hellhole” institution for unmarried mothers and...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 3:02pm Read More

Please take Vitamin D to protect against Covid-19, say Irish experts

Louise Walsh Please take vitamin D to help protect against Covid-19 while the vaccine is being rolled out — this...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 2:48pm Read More

Large quantity of suspected cocaine discovered in Limerick

Gardaí have arrested a man after approximately €245,000-worth of suspected cocaine was discovered in a vehicle in Limerick. The drugs...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 1:03pm Read More

Strict criteria limits this year’s applications for Blasket Island caretaking post

Sarah Slater The introduction of strict criteria for a job vacancy on one of the country’s most iconic islands, has...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 12:30pm Read More

Foster against ‘reckless’ unification poll saying focus must remain on pandemic

Michelle Devane, PA Northern Ireland’s First Minister Arlene Foster has said a border poll on a united Ireland would be...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 11:48am Read More

Increase in hospitalised Covid cases as system ‘battling to hold levels of care’

Muireann Duffy There has been a slight increase in the number of people in hospital with Covid-19 since yesterday, with...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 11:39am Read More

Roscommon News

Roscommon County Home conditions highlighted in Mother and Baby Home report

Some male and female ‘inmates’ at the Roscommon county home were sleeping two to a bed, the recently published Mother and Baby Home Report stated. The report spans from 1922 to 1998 and mentions the county a number of times....

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Four-bedroomed dormer bungalow – a stunning property

    Tucked neatly down a country lane just outside the village of Creggs is a beautiful four-bedroomed dormer bungalow...

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Warning of drifting snow in some parts of county

Snowfall overnight and a sharp frost have created hazardous conditions on roads and footpaths throughout County Roscommon. Many parts of...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 10:54am Read More

Caution urged on a number of Roscommon roads tonight

  Motorists are being warned about a number of dangerous roads around the county in the last couple of hours...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 10:05pm Read More

Four cases of coffee taken from Lidl in Castlerea

A teenager who took four cases of coffee from the Castlerea Lidl store has been warned he needs a “harsh,...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 8:27pm Read More

Snow has started to fall in many parts of the county this evening

Snow has started to fall in many parts of  County Roscommon this evening as temperatures are set plunge to minus...

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Slight increase in Covid-19 cases in Roscommon

The number of Covid-19 cases in County Roscommon have increased slightly. Fourteen new cases of the virus were recorded up...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 5:58pm Read More

Retired consultant says he was privileged to serve the people of Roscommon

  A consultant surgeon who spent more than 30 years working at Roscommon University Hospital has expressed his thanks and...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 5:18pm Read More

Claims that a number of vehicles skidded into the path of the N60 Roscommon to Castlerea road this morning

Motorists are being advised to drive with extreme caution again this evening as frost sets in. The advice comes following...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 5:11pm Read More

Rental houses sought in Roscommon

REA Brady Estate Agents are reporting strong demand for rental properties in County Roscommon. REA Brady says that the quantity...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 1:20pm Read More