National News

Powersharing in the North made more difficult by Sinn Fein’s "glorification of terrorism", says Foster

Theresa May has called for renewed talks to break Stormont’s powersharing impasse as two rows about the legacy of the Troubles emerged as further roadblocks in the way of a deal. May urged a further round of negotiations after holding...

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The Euromillions results are in…

There was no winner of tonight’s Euromillions, worth over €60m. The numbers drawn were 2, 5, 7, 10, 14, 28,...

Tuesday, 21/11/17 - 10:20pm Read More

One person hospitalised following crash in Kerry

One person has been taken to hospital following a road crash in Co Kerry. The collision involving a cyclist and...

Tuesday, 21/11/17 - 10:10pm Read More

Gardaí urge shoppers to be vigilant online ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Shoppers are being urged to be vigilant online ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The advice is to only...

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72% of Irish people think there should be more women in political decision making roles

72% of Irish people think that more women should be involved in political decision-making roles. A new Eurobar survey shows...

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High Court orders extradition of man to North in connection with prison officer’s alleged murder

The High Court has ordered the extradition of a man to Northern Ireland in connection with the alleged murder of...

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Major Garda operation underway in Galway city

A major Garda operation is underway in Galway city centre this evening, with reports that a man has barricaded himself...

Tuesday, 21/11/17 - 6:49pm Read More

Father jailed for attacking man with claw hammer in restaurant after insult to his daughter

A father-of-six who attacked a man with a claw hammer in a family restaurant, subjecting diners to “a violent and...

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Ibrahim Halawa finding it difficult to adapt to his new freedom

Ibrahim Halawa has admitted he is finding it difficult to adapt to his new freedom after spending more than four...

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Varadkar refuses to withdraw invite to President Trump

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has rejected calls to withdraw an invitation to Donald Trump to visit Ireland. TDs Paul Murphy and...

Tuesday, 21/11/17 - 6:40pm Read More

Roscommon News

Leyden withdraws from FF race

In a dramatic development at the time of going to press, the Cathaoirleach of Roscommon County Council, Cllr Orla Leydenconfirmed she will not be seeking a Fianna Fáil nomination at the party’s forthcoming selection convention. “I’m grateful for the nomination but...

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Teenager dies in Lanzarote accident

  There is sadness in the greater Frenchpark and Ballaghaderreen areas following the death of 19-year-old Stephen O’Gara. He died...

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Storm Ophelia costs county more than €30,000

  Damage caused by Storm Ophelia cost Roscommon County Council more than €30,000. According to the department of local government,...

Wednesday, 10/01/18 - 10:42am Read More

Uncertainty over the long-term future of Castlerea facility

The long-term future of theRosalie Unit at Aras Naomh Chaolain in Castlerea may be uncertain with the facility closed to...

Wednesday, 10/01/18 - 10:38am Read More

Roscommon businessman offers reward following theft of thirty seven gates

A Roscommon businessman is appealing for information and offering a reward following thetheft of €5,000 worth of agricultural gates. Eddie...

Wednesday, 20/12/17 - 2:46pm Read More

Garda numbers are ‘dangerously insufficient’ at Castlerea Garda Station

Staffing levels at Castlerea Garda Station have been condemned as “dangerously insufficient for both Gardaí and members of the public”...

Wednesday, 06/12/17 - 11:49am Read More

Man, living in Roscommon, shot in the leg

A man with an address in County Roscommon was shot in the leg in Athlone over the weekend. The man...

Monday, 20/11/17 - 4:32pm Read More

Rents rise in county by 7%

Rents in County Roscommon have increased by 7% in the year to September 2017 according to latest figures. The average...

Monday, 13/11/17 - 4:31pm Read More

Man dies following Ballydangan traffic accident

A man in his fifties has died following a road traffic accident on the R446, old Athlone to Ballinasloe road...

Thursday, 02/11/17 - 3:56pm Read More

More Municipal authorities expected under local boundary review

There’s mounting speculation Roscommon may gain a further two Municipal Authority areas under the forthcoming local authority boundary review, which...

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