National News

Vintners accuse Government of using ‘deceptive’ data to keep wet pubs closed

Digital Desk Staff The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) and the Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI) have accused the Government of using misleading data and information to keep parts of the hospitality sector closed. From Friday, pubs that serve food will...

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Breaching Northern Ireland Protocol big mistake, warns Coveney

James Ward, PA Minister for Foregin Affairs Simon Coveney has warned the UK it will be making “a really big...

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Dublin city centre brightens up as ‘Winter Lights’ switched on

Digital Desk Staff Light displays at 17 locations across Dublin city centre have been switched on for the month of...

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Plan for 660 homes near Battle of Boyne site quashed by court

Ann O'Loughlin The High Court has quashed An Bord Pleanala’s decision to grant planning permission for a development that included...

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Businessman remanded to Mountjoy for contempt

Ann O'Loughlin A High Court judge has remanded a businessman to Mountjoy Prison over his failure to comply with orders...

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North faces ‘long and difficult’ path to Covid recovery says Minister

Michael McHugh and David Young, PA Northern Ireland faces a “long and difficult” path until enough people have been vaccinated...

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Covid-19: 5 deaths, 270 additional cases

Muireann Duffy The Department of Health has been notified of 270 new cases of Covid-19 and five additional deaths. 63...

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Ulster Hospital will vaccinate 1,300 healthcare workers a day

By David Young, PA One of the North’s mass vaccination centres is planning to administer jabs to 1,300 frontline workers...

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Stanley apologises to Public Accounts Committee for ‘insensitive’ tweet

Digital Desk Staff Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has apologised to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for his tweet about...

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Man jailed for smearing garda station cell with excrement

Gordon Deegan A judge has jailed for six months a Co Clare man who smeared his own excrement across the...

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Roscommon News

Roscommon’s John Joe is all grown up and shares a special Christmas message

    Roscommon’s clock-loving star from the Late Late Toy Show of 2009 has shared a video to brighten our day and wish all a Happy Christmas. John Joe Brennan, the Roscommon Town native starred on the show reviewing his...

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Civil Defence urges people to be ‘winter ready’

    Roscommon Civil Defence is urging people to be ‘winter ready’ as the weather is expected to get colder...

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Covid-19: new cases reported in County Roscommon

      There were six new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in the county as of midnight yesterday, the Department...

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Men to remain in Mountjoy until they agree to stay away from controversial Roscommon farm

Three men jailed for contempt must remain in Mountjoy Prison until they agree to comply with orders to stay away from a...

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AIB’s plans to cut 1,500 jobs must be postponed – Fitzmaurice

  Plans announced today by AIB to cut 1,500 jobs over the next three years must be postponed, according to...

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40 jobs announced for County Roscommon

  Home Instead Senior Care Roscommon is looking to add 40 new caregivers to its team, which delivers essential services...

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13 metre viewing tower planned for Mote Park

  Roscommon County Council has submitted a planning application for a vertical walkway viewing tower at Mote Park, saying it...

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Aerial survey company ‘regrets’ disturbance in South Roscommon

  The company who carried out night-time aerial survey work over a large section of South Roscommon says it regrets...

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Local secondary school to speak with International Space Station

Athlone Community College is thrilled to be making contact with the International Space Station (ISS) through amateur radio this coming...

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Car seized by Roscommon Longford Gardaí

  A car was seized by Gardaí from the Roscommon Longford Division after it was found to have no driving...

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