National News

Gardaí appealing for help finding missing Dublin man

Gardaí are appealing for information on a man missing from Dublin, whose car has been found in Co Meath. Zilvinas Duda, 31, has been missing from the Ongar area of Dublin 15 since last Saturday, July 13. His car, a...

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Forty families on Dublin housing list given keys to new homes

File photo Forty families who are on Dublin City’s housing list have been given the keys to their new homes....

Thursday, 18/07/19 - 12:15pm Read More

Audi A4 and horsebox seized by gardaí in Cavan-Monaghan operation

The Audi A4 seized by the Criminal Assets Bureau The Criminal Assets Bureau seized an Audi A4 car and a...

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Ghost Brokering investigation leads to gardaí seizing guns and freezing bank accounts

Smart phones, laptops, desktop computers, hard drives and two imitation firearms were seized by gardaí investigating insurance fraud. So-called Insurance...

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Man arrested after Co Antrim taxi driver arrested at gunpoint

A man has been arrested after a taxi driver was robbed at gunpoint in Co Antrim. A male passenger showed...

Thursday, 18/07/19 - 10:05am Read More

‘The Minister is slapping himself on the back’ – Alan Kelly not convinced by HSE plan

Labour’s health spokesperson says Simon Harris’s decision to announce a major shake-up of the health service after the Dáil recess...

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Family of Corkman facing deportation say minor drug charge shouldn’t force him out of US

Keith Byrne The family of a Corkman who faces deportation from the US say minor drugs charges from a decade...

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Lisa Smith says she probably won’t be coming back to Ireland

Lisa Smith. Picture: ITV The former member of the Defence Forces who travelled to an Islamic State controlled area, but...

Thursday, 18/07/19 - 7:35am Read More

Cervical cancer steering committee to meet after screening controversy

File photo The cervical cancer steering committee will meet later this morning, after a week of controversy which has dogged...

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€400m stretch of Wexford motorway to be officially opened today

File photo The Taoiseach will officially open a €400m stretch of motorway in Wexford today. The 39km section of the...

Thursday, 18/07/19 - 7:05am Read More

Roscommon News

Fears remain for jobs at peat plant

  Bord na Móna has rowed back on its decision to lay-off of permanent staff at its peat processing plant at Mount Dillon, but the Union representing workers remains unconvinced jobs at the plant are secured. Last Thursday, Bord na...

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Cricket captain’s Lisacul connections

Lisacul is currently basking in its connection with global success following England’s success in the Cricket World Cup. The English side...

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Patient’s medical file found in public toilet at Roscommon Hospital

A patient’s medical file was found in a public toilet at Roscommon University Hospital (RUH), while five years of personnel...

Wednesday, 10/07/19 - 10:39am Read More

County’s farmers to protest in Dublin over Mercusor beef deal

Thousands of farmers from Roscommon are expected to converge on Dublin tomorrow in what is anticipated to be one of the largest...

Tuesday, 09/07/19 - 10:48am Read More

Planning upheld for battery energy storage facility

An Bord Pleanála has upheld a decision by Roscommon County Council to grant planning for a battery energy storage facility...

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Drugs worth €5,000 discovered in Roscommon Town

A quantity of drugs, with a combined estimated street value of €5,000, were found in Roscommon Town after Gardaí carried...

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Ireland’s oldest person Mary Coyne from Castlerea passes away aged 108

Ireland’s oldest person, Castlerea’s Mary Coyne, died on Monday aged 108. The centenarian was a resident of the Aras Mathair...

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Hyde Park ruled out for qualifier

  Roscommon businesses have expressed disappointment that the Galway Mayo qualifying game will not be played in Dr Hyde Park...

Tuesday, 02/07/19 - 11:45am Read More

Almost €300k spent on Castlerea Fire Service

Roscommon County Council has spent almost €300,000 on Castlerea Fire Service since the town’s fire station closed in January 2017. According to...

Tuesday, 02/07/19 - 11:44am Read More

Rosalie relatives given care plans

The relatives of the Rosalie Care Home residents have recently received redacted copies of their loved ones’ care plans. The...

Wednesday, 26/06/19 - 12:14pm Read More