National News

Person rescued from River Liffey

Picture: Dublin Fire Brigade Twitter Water Rescue teams from Dublin Fire Brigade have rescued a person from the River Liffey. Emergency services were contacted after a person was spotted in the water at Eden Quay. Passing kayakers assisted the person...

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Public transport services to be restored to pre-Covid schedules

By Michelle McGlynn Bus and train services across the country are to be restored to pre-Covid schedules from Monday. Revised...

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Man arrested following €20k cannabis seizure

Gardaí investigation the sale and supply of drugs in the Ballymun area have seized €20,000 worth of drugs. On Thursday...

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Alternative housing for people in Direct Provision should be explored – expert group

Previous Direct Provision protest Asylum seekers should have their right to work extended and alternative housing be explored for people...

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Do not use inflatable toys in open water – Water Safety Ireland

Water Safety Ireland and the Coastguard are warning the public against using inflatable toys in open water. It says they...

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Indoor visits to Covid-free nursing homes to be allowed from June 15

Some nursing home residents will see their family members for the first time since March later this month. Visits are...

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Protests have given victims of racism courage to speak, organiser says ahead of Dublin rally

Previous protest at the US Embassy. Picture: Damien Storan Black Lives Matter demonstrators have given those who were victims of...

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Seven more coronavirus deaths and 28 more cases confirmed in Ireland

There have been another seven deaths from Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland. That brings the total number of Covid-19 deaths in...

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Report highlights some gardaí reluctant to arrest domestic abusers

The Policing Authority has raised concerns some gardaí remain reluctant to arrest perpetrators of domestic abuse. The oversight body says...

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McHugh indicates summer schooling on way for students who need extra support

By Jess Casey Plans to provide summer tuition to thousands of students who need additional support are expected to get...

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Roscommon News

Paddy Joe proud to support Global Rossie Day

      On June 21st Global Rossie Day gets underway on-line. You are invited to join in one on-line feast of Roscommon at 2 p.m. Roscommon time for approximately two hours of a celebration of what is a taste...

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Penneys announce re-opening date

Penneys, has announced it will reopen its Irish stores from next Friday, June 12th, having previously said it would not...

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Roscommon Library Services announces move to re-opening

From Monday in line with phase 2 of the Government’s Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business, libraries in County Roscommon...

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The alternative tour guide to Roscommon, revisited

Following the announcement during the week that people are free to travel anywhere within their own county, that prompted one...

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Drinane Lake the latest site for litter louts

County Roscommon’s beauty spots continue to suffer from littering with Drinane Lake outside the Strokestown the latest to fall victim...

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Gardai in Castlerea check in

  Castlerea District Community Garda Martin Coyle recently called to a local resident of Fairymount area to check on his...

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Exceptional Roscommon home offers luxury and space

An exceptionally luxurious four bedroomed family home in the much sought after area of Hyde Court, off the Athlone Road...

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Frenchpark ICA guild takes part in ‘Sew Scrubs for Ireland’ initiative

  Garda Gerry O’ Rourke of Castlerea Garda District Covid-19 response team called to Kitty Harrington of Frenchpark ICA during...

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Roscommon Civil Defence given vehicle upgrade

Roscommon Civil Defence certainly had that Friday feeling yesterday as they were boosted by the news that the local volunteer...

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Chaplain to Brazilian community in Roscommon speaks out

The marked increase in cases of Covid-19 in recent weeks in Roscommon has caused some concern throughout the county. However,...

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