National News

Friends stole keg of Guinness by wheeling it in shopping trolley

By Noel Baker A group of friends stole a keg of Guinness by wheeling it down the road to a house in a shopping trolley. Faye Moss aged 25, of 6 Home Rule Tce, Skibbereen, Co Cork, pleaded guilty to...

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Woman with cervical cancer sues after smear test indicated no abnormality

By Ann O’Loughlin A woman who was diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer in 2013, just over a year after her...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 5:45pm Read More

Shocking footage shows tourists being robbed at gunpoint near Guinness Storehouse

Image: Liveline/RTÉ Radio 1 Footage has emerged reportedly showing a tourist couple being robbed at gunpoint in Dublin. The incident,...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 2:15pm Read More

One third of fast-track housing developments refused planning in last two years

A third of applications for fast-track housing developments in the last two years have been turned down. An Bord Pleanála...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 2:05pm Read More

Zoos may be required to provide records of how many animals have died while in their care

By Darragh McDonagh Zoos may be required to provide inspectors with copies of inventories showing how many animals died in...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 2:05pm Read More

Fianna Fail leader warns TDs to avoid voting controversy ‘own goal’

By Juno McEnroe Picture: Patrick Browne Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin had told his leading TDs that “discipline is important”...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 1:45pm Read More

Ireland’s first ever liver and double lung transplant patient making plans for the future after eight months in hospital

Robert Sheahan, centre, with his two transplant consultants, Mr Emir Hoti, Director of National Liver Transplant Programme at St. Vincent’s...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 1:35pm Read More

Gardaí seize cars, drugs and cash in CAB operation in Waterford

A man in his 30s has been arrested after a Criminal Assets Bureau raid in Co. Waterford today. One of...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 1:05pm Read More

Revised Bus Connects plan promises to increase services by 22%

By Michelle McGlynn The new Bus Connects plan for Dublin is promising a 22% increase in the level of service...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 12:55pm Read More

Regina Doherty latest to be named in Dáil voting controversy

By Daniel McConnell Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty is the latest minister to be subject to scrutiny about voting in...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 12:05pm Read More

Roscommon News

Almost 3 years on, Castlerea Fire Station’s fate remains undecided

The fate of Castlerea Fire Station remains undecided following a meeting with council officials and firefighters on Monday morning. A risk management review on the operation of the station, including an update on the area risk categorisation of the fireground covering Castlerea, is...

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26 homeless cases in Roscommon

A total of 26 cases of homelessness were reported in the county for the third quarter of this year, members...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 1:10pm Read More

Boyle teen rescues man from local river

The bravery of a 15-year-old Boyle student whose quick thinking saved a man from drowning in the Boyle River on...

Tuesday, 15/10/19 - 9:43am Read More

Meeting to discuss report into future of Castlerea Fire Station

Personnel from Castlerea Fire Station, which has remained closed for nearly three years, will attend a meeting with senior council...

Tuesday, 15/10/19 - 9:37am Read More

Man hospitalised after teen rescues him from Boyle river

A man in his 40s has been taken to hospital after a dramatic river rescue in Boyle this afternoon. It...

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Roscommon family at the centre of controversial eviction given a month to vacate home

The Co Roscommon family whose farm was the centre of a controversial eviction last year have been given a month...

Friday, 11/10/19 - 1:17pm Read More

Concern for dog dumped near Castlerea

Concern is mounting for a dog that is believed to have been dumped in the Castlerea area over a month...

Wednesday, 09/10/19 - 12:42pm Read More

Calls for CCTV at bring banks after waste dumped in Athleague

Athleague Tidy Towns has called on Roscommon County Council to install CCTV at the village’s bring banks after bags of rubbish...

Wednesday, 09/10/19 - 12:26pm Read More

55,000 calls were made to Westdoc in first nine months of this year

  Almost 55,000 calls were received by the Westdoc out of hours GP service in the first nine months of...

Tuesday, 08/10/19 - 10:45am Read More

Frustration over increase in traffic on Oran roads

Residents living on local roads near Oran have voiced their repeated frustration over increasing volumes of traffic using local access...

Tuesday, 08/10/19 - 10:19am Read More