National News

Politicians condemn ‘homophobic’ protest at Varadkar’s home

James Ward, PA Politicians have condemned a “homophobic” protest that took place at the home of Tánaiste Leo Varadkar at the weekend. Gardaí were alerted and attended the demonstration which took place at around lunchtime on Sunday at the home...

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HIQA advises minimum age for masking wearing should not be reduced

Kenneth Fox The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) has published advice to the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET)...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 10:54am Read More

Irish Water apologises for Co Wexford treatment plant failure

A meeting is taking place this morning between Irish Water and representatives from Co Wexford and Dublin over contaminated water...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 10:54am Read More

Woman (50s) dies in Co Monaghan car crash

A woman has died in a car crash in Co Monaghan this morning. The passenger, aged in her 50s, was...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 9:46am Read More

UCD no longer employs anti-vax campaigner Dolores Cahill

Anti-vaccination campaigner Dolores Cahill is no longer employed by University College Dublin (UCD), according to college sources, and her details...

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One-off Covid bonus planned for frontline workers

A one-off reward bonus to acknowledge the efforts of frontline Covid-19 workers is being finalised and could be announced alongside...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 8:00am Read More

Further 11 Irish citizens moved out of Afghanistan

Another 11 Irish citizens and direct family members have been moved from Afghanistan and are currently in Doha, Minister for...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 7:28am Read More

Taoiseach begins New York visit to coincide with UN General Assembly

Taoiseach Micheál Martin is to use Ireland’s presidency of the United Nations Security Council to urge world powers to take...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 7:13am Read More

Small protest takes place outside home of Leo Varadkar

A small number of protestors gathered outside the Tánaiste Leo Varadkar’s home in the south inner city in Dublin for...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 6:40am Read More

‘Important day for economy’ as thousands of workers return to office

By Cate McCurry, PA The return to offices and workplaces by workers across the State from Monday is evidence of...

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Roscommon News

Driver produces fake licence to Gardai

  Longford Roads Policing Unit were conducting a checkpoint at Ardnacassa recently when they stopped this car. According to the An Garda Siochana, the driver proceeded to produce a licence that was found to be false. The car and the...

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Local women raise over €11k for Lough Ree RNLI in marathon swim

  Local open water swimmers Serena Friel and Karen Reynolds presented Lough Ree RNLI with a cheque for €11,300 following...

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Two local hair stylists win big at annual IHF Irish Hairdressing Championships

Ireland’s top hairdressers won big yesterday (Sunday 19th September) at the annual IHF Irish Hairdressing Championships. The event, held virtually due...

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Dogs Trust offers tips and advice for people going ‘bark’ to the office

  With many dog owners set to begin the return to offices today, Dogs Trust, Ireland’s largest dog welfare charity...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 9:12am Read More

One of county’s oldest residents passes away in her 107th year

  The death occurred earlier today at Sonas Nursing Home, Cloverhill of one of County Roscommon’s oldest residents. Eileen Kilcline...

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Gardaí agree with the need for traffic calming at Frenchpark junction

  Traffic calming measures are needed to address the dangerous junction at Frenchpark, local Gardaí have said. At a recent...

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Roscommon home on .42 acre site is in prime location

  New to the market is a four bedroomed home located at Circular Road, Roscommon Town. On the market with...

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Irish Water to audit Roscommon water treatment plants

  Irish Water is to conduct an audit of water treatment plants across County Roscommon as part of a national...

Sunday, 19/09/21 - 8:52am Read More

Covid-19: Roscommon numbers dropping

      A total of 117 cases of Covid-19 were reported in County Roscommon in the seven days from...

Saturday, 18/09/21 - 2:39pm Read More

Ballaghaderreen’s Andy Moran tipped for Longford GAA post

Former Mayo star and Ballaghaderreen man Andy Moran is being tipped take over the vacant role as manager of the...

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