National News

Incidents of Oireachtas members sleeping in cars not widespread, says Taoiseach

Gráinne Ní Aodha, PA Incidents of TDs and Senators sleeping in their cars because they cannot get a hotel room is not a “widespread phenomenon”, Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said. Mr Martin, speaking in Co Cork on Monday, said he...

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Bankers dismiss Michael Lynn’s claim of secret deals on loans as ‘ludicrous’

Isabel Hayes A number of bankers have told the multi-million euro theft trial of former solicitor Michael Lynn that he...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 6:32pm Read More

Man sues HSE over alleged refusal to access community-based mental health services

High Court reporter A man with a history of mental health problems has brought a High Court challenge over the...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 6:13pm Read More

Josh Dunne murder trial: Utility knife found inside fireplace during search, court hears

Alison O’Riordan The trial of a food delivery driver, who is accused of stabbing schoolboy Josh Dunne to death, has...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 6:11pm Read More

Convicted sex offender jailed for threatening to kill neighbour while armed with knife

Isabel Hayes A convicted sex offender who threatened to kill his female neighbour while armed with a knife has been...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 6:05pm Read More

Challenge brought against new permission for €46m Kerry wind farm

High Court reporters A new legal challenge against a €46 million wind farm development in Co Kerry has been launched....

Monday, 23/05/22 - 5:52pm Read More

Government department objects to 1,000 new home plan in north Dublin

Gordon Deegan The Department of Education has emerged as an objector to plans for over 1,000 new homes at a...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 5:48pm Read More

Garda killer Aaron Brady to stand trial accused of perverting course of justice

Paul Neilan Garda killer Aaron Brady and another man are to stand trial at the Special Criminal Court charged with...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 5:32pm Read More

Sinn Féin election worker jailed for robbing pensioner while hanging posters

Tom Tuite A Sinn Féin election worker has been given a nine-month prison sentence for robbing a chronically ill pensioner...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 4:53pm Read More

Learner driver caught driving unaccompanied twice on same day in same car

Stephen Maguire A learner driver has been given a lesson on getting behind the wheel without a qualified driver. Ademolu...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 4:47pm Read More

Roscommon News

Roscommon Gardai find man in possession of knife during arrest

Gardai have confirmed a man was arrested  on Thursday last, May 19th shortly after 9 p.m. following a complaint. The man, who is in his sixties, was arrested in the Boyle area after a complaint was made to Gardai, alleging...

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Irish Rail warns of reduced capacity on local intercity services

  Irish Rail is warning of reduced capacity on local intercity services this evening and tomorrow morning. This afternoon, Irish...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 5:36pm Read More

Roscommon senator forced to sleep in his car due to lack of hotel rooms in Dublin

By Fiachra Gallagher A Fianna Fáil senator has revealed that he has been forced to sleep in his car in...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 3:02pm Read More

Honourary Garda Lucy welcomed to the Little Blue Heroes family

Honourary Garda Lucy Croghan from Roscommon recently received her Little Blue Heroes Foundation induction pack from Sgt Deirdre Coleman and...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 1:21pm Read More

Local road closed, council warns of delays

A local road in the county will be closed from today until Wednesday to allow for resurfacing works. Roscommon County...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 12:09pm Read More

Suspected drug driver arrested

Local Gardaí have arrested a driver for alleged drug driving. Gardaí from the Longford Roads Policing Unit saw a car...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 10:27am Read More

New Sacred Heart Hospital project planning application ‘invalidated’

In an unexpected development, the long awaited planning application for the new 50-bed unit at the Sacred Heart Hospital has...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 9:39am Read More

Geraldine retires from St. Michael’s School with a lifetime of memories

Thirty one years of dedicated service to teaching were marked in Castlerea recently when Geraldine Connolly bid farewell to her...

Sunday, 22/05/22 - 5:09pm Read More

County Roscommon man named new president of the Panel of Chefs Ireland

A County Roscommon man has been named as the new president of the Panel of Chefs Ireland. Castlerea native Alan...

Sunday, 22/05/22 - 2:58pm Read More

Honours for Ballaghaderreen Tennis Club coach

Ballaghaderreen Tennis Club coach Tim Clarke was recently named Coach of the Year in Connacht in 2021. Tim received this...

Sunday, 22/05/22 - 11:09am Read More