National News

Risk of being exposed to Covid-19 ‘100 times greater than four months ago’

By Michelle Devane, PA The risk of being exposed to Covid-19 is now 100 times greater than it was four months ago, the Department of Health has warned. Deputy chief medical officer Dr Heather Burns appealed for people to stay...

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Man charged in relation to assault during demonstration in Dublin

Digital Desk Staff Gardaí investigating an assault on a woman that occurred on Saturday, 12th September in the Dublin 2...

Thursday, 22/10/20 - 9:45pm Read More

Gardaí investigating all circumstances surrounding death of woman and baby

James Cox Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body of a woman and the unexplained death...

Thursday, 22/10/20 - 9:19pm Read More

Covid-19: HSE denies ignoring pleas for help amid claims nursing home was abandoned 

Cianan Brennan The HSE has defended its handling of a Covid-19 outbreak at Nightingale Nursing Home near Ballinasloe, Co Galway,...

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Call to regulate e-scooters as collision numbers soar

Gordon Deegan The number of collisions involving electric scooters has soared in recent months. That is according to new Garda...

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Four prisoners test positive during pandemic – Minister states none acquired virus in prison

Gordon Deegan The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee has confirmed that a total of four prisoners have tested positive for...

Thursday, 22/10/20 - 6:59pm Read More

Government facing pressure to allow free vote on mother and baby homes law

By Cate McCurry, PA The Government is facing pressure to allow a free vote on legislation that could see records...

Thursday, 22/10/20 - 6:28pm Read More

Covid-19: Three more deaths, 1,066 additional cases

James Cox The Department of Health have confirmed a further three Covid-19 related deaths in the Republic of Ireland today...

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Covid-19 patients having a ‘disproportionate impact’ on hospitals, HSE chief says

By Michelle Devane, PA Hospitals are making “every effort” to protect non-Covid services, despite being “challenged” by the rise in...

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Gardaí arrest 11 people at anti-lockdown protest in Dublin

Digital Desk Staff Gardaí have arrested 11 people for public order offences at an anti-lockdown protest in Dublin city centre....

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Roscommon News

County Roscommon Primary School to close tomorrow after Covid case

  A County Roscommon primary school with a confirmed case of Covid-19 has taken the decision to close its doors tomorrow (Friday) after failing to receive any direction from the HSE. This evening the principal of the school contacted parents...

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Covid-19: Another significant increase in Roscommon’s cases

There have been another 19 cases confirmed in County Roscommon in the 24 hours leading to midnight on Wednesday. With...

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No arrests made yet in relation to Keadue drug seizure

No arrests have been made yet regarding the seizure of thousands of euro worth of suspected cannabism which was discovered...

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HSE says it is providing supports to Ahascragh nursing home

The HSE is currently providing supports to a nursing home in east Galway, according to a spokeswoman for the organisation....

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Well-known and much-loved Boyle woman has died

A well-known and much-loved Boyle woman has passed away at the age of 63 surrounded by family and in the...

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HSE sending in support staff to Ahascragh nursing home, says Naughten

The HSE is sending in support staff to Nightingale Nursing Home in Ahascragh, Ballinasloe, according to local TD Denis Naughten....

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Local TDs speak with HSE to seek ‘urgent assistance’ for Nightingale Nursing Home

Local TDs have been in touch with senior figures in Government and the HSE to seek urgent support for the...

Thursday, 22/10/20 - 12:33pm Read More

Nursing home in ‘absolute emergency’ as staff and 26 out of 28 residents have Covid-19

By Ellen O’Riordan A nursing home in the Roscommon-Galway region has been left in a state of ‘absolute emergency’ after...

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Nearly 50% of women reported drinking weekly during lockdown

Drinkaware, the national charity working to prevent and reduce alcohol misuse, is urging women to be aware of the link...

Thursday, 22/10/20 - 9:29am Read More

Man in his 30s dies in fatal Strokestown collision

  A young man in his 30s was killed in a fatal collision on the N5 near Strokestown earlier this...

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