National News

Two arrested in connection with murder of Malcolm McKeown

Two men have been arrested over the murder of Malcolm McKeown. Mr McKeown, 54, was found dead in his car at a petrol station in Waringstown, Co Down on Monday evening. Police said he had been shot. Detectives arrested two...

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Man, 21, in critical condition after ‘serious assault’ in Co Meath

Gardaí are investigating a “serious assault” in Co Meath overnight which left a 21-year-old man critically injured. The incident took...

Saturday, 24/08/19 - 2:50pm Read More

Lucky Kildare EuroMillions player scoops €500,000

A lucky person in Co Kildare is €500,000 richer this morning after winning the EuroMillions Plus top prize in last...

Saturday, 24/08/19 - 1:10pm Read More

‘It can affect anyone’: Jack Downey’s parents hope teen’s death will raise awareness about drugs

The parents of teenager Jack Downey who died after taking drugs at the Indiependence festival earlier this month have warned...

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Five young men hospitalised after car hits wall in Donegal

Five young men have been hospitalised after a serious road crash in west Donegal overnight. The five friends were traveling...

Saturday, 24/08/19 - 10:00am Read More

Longford man who died in New York was due to come home this weekend

Tributes have been paid to an Irish man who tragically died in New York. 22-year-old Ciaran O’Boyle from Clonguish in...

Saturday, 24/08/19 - 8:50am Read More

‘Available Places’ scheme for students who didn’t accept CAO offer today opened

Students who did not accept a first round CAO offer are being told there are other avenues into third level...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 10:00pm Read More

Irish man dies after incident in New York

A Longford man died in the US late last night or early this morning. The man in his early twenties...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 7:00pm Read More

Almost €80,000 in cash seized by Revenue at Dublin Port

Revenue have been granted a court order to detain almost €80,000 in cash seized at Dublin Port from a vehicle...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 4:30pm Read More

Ireland take in migrants stranded on Mediterranean rescue ship

(Hannah Wallace Bowman/MSF/Sos Mediterranee via AP) Ireland is among six EU countries which have agreed to take in migrants stranded...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 1:40pm Read More

Roscommon News

Luchia determined to fly the flag for Roscommon at the Miss Ireland finals

Twenty-seven-year-old Luchia Noyes will represent Roscommon at the Miss Ireland finals. This year’s event takes place on Sunday, September 14 in The Helix in Dublin. She will be hoping to emulate the likes of former Miss World Rosanna Davidson and former model...

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Green light for upgrade works at Dr Hyde Park

Plans for upgrading works at Dr Hyde Park have been given the go-ahead by Roscommon County Council. The planning permission,...

Tuesday, 20/08/19 - 9:02am Read More

Concerns over Boyle services

  Concerns have been raised for the future of some of Boyle’s mental health facilities, particularly in light of hostel...

Tuesday, 20/08/19 - 9:00am Read More

Omniplex Cinemas €2.5m investment set to secure Roscommon cinema future

Omniplex Cinemas announced today they will step in to save the former ‘C&L Plex’ cinema in Roscommon. On Monday the...

Thursday, 08/08/19 - 11:02am Read More

Omniplex Takeover C&L Plex Cinema in Roscommon

Omniplex Cinemas announce today they will officially take over the ownership of the ‘C&L Plex’ cinema in Roscommon. On Monday...

Thursday, 08/08/19 - 10:20am Read More

Sterilisation service transfer cost almost €100k

The transfer of sterilisation services from Roscommon University Hospital to Portiuncula has cost almost €100,000 in10 months. Following critical HIQA reports of...

Tuesday, 06/08/19 - 10:27am Read More

IFA condemns wheel theft

  The county’s IFA Chairman has condemned the recent theft of a set of dual wheels from a tractor. The...

Tuesday, 06/08/19 - 10:26am Read More

End of an era in Brideswell as post office shuts

  It is the end of an era for the village of Brideswell as its local post office will close...

Tuesday, 30/07/19 - 8:07pm Read More

Industrial action threatened over Rosalie Unit

  The threat of industrial action at the Rosalie Unit in Castlerea has significantly escalated following the moving of residents...

Tuesday, 30/07/19 - 8:07pm Read More

Car burst into flames after Rahara road accident

A car burst into flames after leaving a dangerous stretch of road, last Thursday evening in South Roscommon. Fortunately, no...

Tuesday, 30/07/19 - 8:10am Read More