National News

Record overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick as INMO calls for investigation

Danielle Walsh Ronan The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has once again called for an investigation into overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) as the hospital recorded 97 patients without a bed on Tuesday. According to the INMO, it...

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Irish fishermen plan disruption to Russian military exercises as war is ‘looming’ in Europe

Vivienne Clarke Updated at 12.10pm Irish fishermen are planning to peacefully disrupt plans by the Russian Navy to conduct military...

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 11:18am Read More

UUP leader will ask party colleagues whether he should resign amid Twitter storm

By David Young, PA The Ulster Unionist Party leader has said he will ask political colleagues whether he should resign...

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 11:01am Read More

‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ supported as young people struggle to get on the property ladder

New figures show the “Bank of Mum and Dad” is supported, as young people continue to struggle to get on...

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 10:55am Read More

Jeff Hendrick receives heartfelt thanks for helping homeless in Dublin

Sarah Slater Republic of Ireland player Jeff Hendrick has once again overwhelmed a homeless charity by making a generous donation....

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 10:36am Read More

Cabinet to discuss plan to give households €100 off electricity bills by end of March

Cabinet are set to discuss plans to give households €100 off their electricity bills by the end of March. As...

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 9:10am Read More

Proposed review into Defence Forces a ‘paper exercise’, says retired army captain

Vivienne Clarke Retired army captain, Diane Byrne has described the independent review proposed by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and...

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 8:29am Read More

What the papers say: Tuesday’s front pages

By Alana Calvert, PA Tuesday’s front pages are dominated by the introduction of legislation for remote working, and Russian military...

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 7:43am Read More

Government rejects opposition calls for the introduction of a right to work from home

The Government will not legislate to give people the right to work from home but will instead introduce a right...

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 7:13am Read More

Men and politicians ‘need to do better,’ Harris tells Ashling Murphy vigil

David Raleigh The Minister for Further and Higher Education has told a vigil held in memory of Ashling Murphy that...

Monday, 24/01/22 - 9:36pm Read More

Roscommon News

James undertakes hair raising challenge in aid of Join Our Boys

Local man James Cuddy and his family gained fans all around the country as worthy finalists in Ireland’s Fittest Family. However, James, who is living in Monksland, is again challenging himself, deciding to part with his iconic ‘fro to raise...

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Local Gardaí issue fines for illegally parking in disabled bays

The number of fines issued by local Gardaí to motorists illegally parking in disabled bays almost doubled last year. Minister...

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 10:53am Read More

County rallies behind man’s cancer treatment fundraiser

A Roscommon man is helping to raise money for his friend’s cancer treatment by climbing up one of the most...

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 9:36am Read More

‘Boxer’ Moran loses out on Westmeath Council seat

Former Independent Longford Westmeath TD and Minister of State Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran has lost out on a vacancy on Westmeath...

Monday, 24/01/22 - 5:34pm Read More

3,692 confirmed cases of Covid-19 announced

  The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 3,692 confirmed cases of Covid-19. In addition, on Sunday,...

Monday, 24/01/22 - 5:06pm Read More

National Broadband Ireland calls on Roscommon primary schools to enter new competition

National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company rolling out the new high-speed fibre broadband network under the Government’s National Broadband Plan...

Monday, 24/01/22 - 3:59pm Read More

Roscommon groups invited to apply for RTÉ Toy Show Appeal grants 

The huge generosity of viewers to the RTÉ Toy Show Appeal is being turned into action with groups that support...

Monday, 24/01/22 - 2:44pm Read More

County’s emergency services deal with truck on fire

A unit of Elphin Fire service and Gardai were called to the scene of a truck fire earlier today (Monday)...

Monday, 24/01/22 - 1:49pm Read More

Gardai seek information on several robberies in midlands town

Gardaí investigating a number of robberies in the Mullingar area on Saturday, 22nd January, 2022, are appealing to the public...

Monday, 24/01/22 - 12:47pm Read More

Hero nurse wins car in Down Syndrome Ireland’s national raffle

  A nurse who works in a neonatal unit of a busy regional hospital caring for babies has been announced...

Monday, 24/01/22 - 12:05pm Read More