National News

Foster accuses Coveney of ignoring NI unionists

By David Young and Michelle Devane, PA Stormont’s First Minister has accused Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney of ignoring the views of unionists and assuming they will go away. Arlene Foster urged Simon Coveney to reflect on remarks in...

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Coronavirus: 39 further deaths and 462 new cases reported

Tomas Doherty A further 39 deaths and 462 new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in the Republic. Ten of...

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Charlie Chawke lodges €186m apartment plan for Goat Grill site

Gordon Deegan Publican, Charlie Chawke has lodged €186 million ‘fast track’ plans to construct 299 apartments on a site beside...

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More than 90% of students ‘struggling with loneliness and stress in pandemic’

By Cate McCurry, PA More than 90 per cent of students say they are struggling with loneliness, stress and feeling...

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Fourth freight ferry DFDS is to be added to the Rosslare-Dunkirk route on April 1st

Sarah Slater A fourth freight ferry, DFDS, is to be added to the Rosslare Europort-Dunkirk route on April 1st. The...

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Illegally adopted woman urges Government to conduct nationwide investigation

By James Ward, PA A woman who discovered she was illegally adopted and had her birth certificate falsified has called...

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Coronavirus incidence improving but at slower rate, HSE says

By Michelle Devane, PA The Republic’s incidence of Covid-19 is continuing to improve, but “at a slower rate”, the HSE...

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Woman who sued Facebook over hacked account resolves court action

Ann O'Loughlin A High Court action brought by a south Dublin woman against Facebook after a hacker took over and...

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People with underlying conditions will start receiving vaccines next week

By James Ward, PA People with underlying conditions who are at high risk from Covid-19 will begin receiving their vaccines...

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Kildare man charged with drug offences after Limerick student street party

David Raleigh A man arrested following a large student street party near the University of Limerick has been charged with...

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Roscommon News

Niall faces ultimate endurance test this weekend

    By Ian Cooney A Dublin native who has been living in South Roscommon for the last 13 years will aim to complete the ultimate endurance test this weekend when he runs the David Goggins 4 x 4 x...

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Roscommon school gets creative at annual exhibition

    Post-primary schools across Ireland are showcasing their creative talents with their projects at the eighth annual Creative Engagement...

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HSE admits ‘significant issues’ have delayed vaccine rollout

        As a number of GP practices around the country complain that Covid-19 vaccines for over-85s have...

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Photographer lifts the lid on spectacular murmuration of starlings

          A photographer has lifted the lid on his picture featuring a spectacular murmuration of starlings,...

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Roscommon Arts Centre in line for substantial funding

      Roscommon Arts Centre is in line for substantial funding to improve its facilities. According to Deputy Denis...

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Healhcare workers becoming infected has ‘just turned off’

      The number of healthcare workers becoming infected with Covid-19 has “just turned off” as a result of...

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Home self-test for Covid-19 ready for Irish market

      Rapid antigen self-tests for home use could soon play a major role in curbing the spread of...

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Design contract finalised for Ballaghaderreen Digital Creative Hub

    Civil and structural engineering firm, Collins Boyd, have been appointed as the design consultants to commence the planning...

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Gardaí warn motorists of possible traffic delays in Ballaghaderreen

    Possible traffic delays in the Ballaghaderreen area of County Roscommon have been flagged by Gardaí this morning. Units...

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Bank closures show blatant disregard for older people and rural communities — Kerrane

            The decision of the Bank of Ireland to close some of their branches throughout...

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