National News

‘A vivacious, charismatic and energetic young man’: Tributes paid to teen killed in Tyrone disco crush

The funeral of a teenager killed after a crush at a Co Tyrone disco on St Patrick’s Day is taking place this morning. Seventeen-year-old Morgan Barnard is being laid to rest at St Patrick’s Church, Dungannon. The coffin of Morgan...

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HPV testing to be introduced this year, Harris says

The Health Minister insists it is his intention to roll out HPV testing this year. File photo It had been...

Friday, 22/03/19 - 9:50am Read More

Teenagers who died at Tyrone disco to be buried today

The funerals of the victims of a crush at a St Patrick’s Day disco in County Tyrone will take place...

Friday, 22/03/19 - 8:40am Read More

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after serious crash in Drumcondra

Gardaí and emergency services are currently at the scene of what is being described as a serious crash in Drumcondra....

Friday, 22/03/19 - 8:30am Read More

New drug for breast cancer patients to ‘significantly improve the treatment options’

Help could be on the way for women with aggressive breast cancer. Patients in Ireland could benefit from a potentially...

Friday, 22/03/19 - 8:10am Read More

Majority of those with mental health difficulties experience symptoms as children

Three-quarters of adults with mental health problems experience them for the first time as a child. St. Patrick’s Mental Health...

Friday, 22/03/19 - 7:50am Read More

Court of Appeal to get six new judges to cut delays

The Court of Appeal is set to get six new judges to cut delays of up to six months in...

Friday, 22/03/19 - 7:30am Read More

Team Ireland returning home after collecting 86 medals at Special Olympics

Team Ireland is flying home from Abu Dhabi to Dublin today after its resounding success at the Special Olympics World...

Friday, 22/03/19 - 7:20am Read More

Small children in warzones more likely to die from lack of water than bullets, according to report

Children under the age of 5 in warzones are 20 times more likely to die from lack of access to...

Friday, 22/03/19 - 7:00am Read More

Taoiseach’s department increases spend on advertising by 250%

The amount spent on advertising by the Taoiseach’s department went up by over 250% last year. There are reports this...

Friday, 22/03/19 - 6:50am Read More

Roscommon News

Plans for Roosky asylum centre will not go ahead

Plans to open an accommodation centre for refugees at the former Shannon Key West Hotel in Roosky will not go ahead, the Department of Justice has confirmed. In a statement issued to the Roscommon Herald,  a department spokesperson said that...

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Survey to determine demand for new local bus service in Roscommon Town

Plans for the creation of a Roscommon Town bus service have moved a step closer following a meeting with ‘Local...

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‘Seánie Mac’ announces intercounty retirement

Roscommon’s most capped player of the New Millennium has officially announced his retirement. Western Gaels defender Seán McDermott, known to...

Tuesday, 08/01/19 - 10:00am Read More

Win a House in Dublin Day — close to €800k raised so far for Roscommon GAA

This Wednesday, on the 12th day of the 12th month, Club Rossie, the commercial arm of Roscommon GAA, is running...

Wednesday, 12/12/18 - 10:08am Read More

Yes voters should consider confession, claims bishop

        The Bishop of Elphin has called on Catholics who voted Yes in the abortion referendum to...

Tuesday, 29/05/18 - 11:01am Read More

Curraghboy in shock after fire

        By James Fogarty A devastating fire ripped through two local businesses in the South Roscommon village...

Tuesday, 22/05/18 - 10:50am Read More

Sadness at death of Bishop Jones

  Many tributes have been paid to the Bishop Emeritus of Elphin, Christopher Jones, whose passing occurred last Friday. The...

Tuesday, 22/05/18 - 10:48am Read More

I am not ready to die yet’, South Roscommon man with cancer tells An Taoiseach

By James Fogarty A South Roscommon man fighting brain cancer and campaigning for improved access to medicinal cannabis has had...

Tuesday, 01/05/18 - 10:58am Read More

Appeal for ‘no postering’ in Roscommon Town

Roscommon Tidy Towns has appealed for the non-erection of posters in the town centre as the countdown to the referendum...

Tuesday, 01/05/18 - 10:55am Read More

Gardaí appeal for public’s help following armed raid in Strokestown

Investigations into an armed robbery at the Bank of Ireland in Strokestown last Friday afternoon are continuing this week with...

Tuesday, 24/04/18 - 10:25am Read More