National News

Prevention is key to tackling obesity says Niall Moyna

The number of patients admitted to hospitals for obesity rose in 2019. New figures show over 400 people were hospitalised due to obesity in 2018 and 2019. 187 patients had inpatient stays last year and 218 the year before. Two...

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Teen arrested following attempted robbery at Limerick pharmacy

Gardaí have arrested a man in relation to an attempted robbery at a pharmacy in Limerick city yesterday afternoon. Shortly...

Tuesday, 14/07/20 - 11:35am Read More

Mary Lou McDonald suggests telling tourists ‘don’t come this season’

By Vivienne Clarke Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald. File photograph Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said that...

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Cocaine and heroin seized after search of Cork apartment

Gardaí have arrested a man and seized €1,550 of suspected cocaine and heroin in Cork city. Shortly before 10pm yesterday,...

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Criticism for Government’s plans to extend parental leave

Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman announced the plans will be included in the next budget. Parents who have had a child...

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Man arrested in connection with Frankie Dunne murder released without charge

A man arrested in connection with the murder of Frankie Dunne in Cork has been released without charge. The man,...

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Simon Coveney defends Taoiseach’s travel to Brussels for ‘essential work’

Simon Coveney has defended the Taoiseach’s decision to travel to Brussels later this week for the EU Council Summit. Micheál...

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Travelling community fights for seat at table in Irish society during week of action

Senator Eileen Flynn, the first female Traveller in the Oireachtas. Photo: Maxwells The Travelling community is still trying to find...

Tuesday, 14/07/20 - 1:05am Read More

Racism towards travellers still acceptable in Ireland says senator

Racism and discrimination against the Travelling Community is still seen as as acceptable in Irish society, according to Senator Eileen...

Monday, 13/07/20 - 10:45pm Read More

‘Perfect storm’ of tourists and pubs threaten Covid-19 progress warns Trinity Prof

The reopening of pubs and unrestricted travel from the US presents a perfect storm for a surge in Covid-19 cases...

Monday, 13/07/20 - 9:15pm Read More

Roscommon News

Local businesses invited to support Restart Webinar

Roscommon LEADER Partnership invite all local businesses interested in applying for the Government’s Covid-19 Restart grant to sign-up for a webinar which takes place this Thursday, July 16th from 10 a.m.. This Webinar will give information and answer any questions...

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Gardaí warn communities not to be duped into ‘Money Muling’

Gardaí are appealing to the public in Roscommon particularly younger people not to permit anyone else use their bank account....

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OPW assisting Council staff following Drumkeeran mudslides

The plight of farmers and householders in Drumkeeran who were recently affected by recent mudslides is being monitored by the...

Tuesday, 14/07/20 - 11:25am Read More

Government extension of paid maternity leave ‘not enough’

Appeals for the extension of paid maternity leave by an additional 12 weeks for women have been made by a...

Tuesday, 14/07/20 - 10:50am Read More

Ballaghaderreen court sitting pays tribute to late Garda Colm Horkan

Many heartfelt and moving tributes were paid to the late Detective Garda Colm Horkan on the occasion of the first...

Tuesday, 14/07/20 - 10:27am Read More

Glenamaddy playground closed due to health and safety issues

Glenamaddy playground has been closed after an inspection by Galway County Council. The decision was taken to close the playground...

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County’s 121 pubs awaiting a re-opening decision

With 121 pubs in County Roscommon still closed the full reopening of pubs, and how to limit the number of...

Tuesday, 14/07/20 - 9:40am Read More

Thefts reported in Roscommon area

Gardaí in Roscommon town have confirmed a number of thefts took place in the town over recent days. Local Gardaí...

Tuesday, 14/07/20 - 9:29am Read More

Male driver seriously injured in Frenchpark collision

    Gardaí in Frenchpark are investigating a serious injury road traffic collision that occurred this evening, Monday, July 13th ...

Monday, 13/07/20 - 10:37pm Read More

Covid-19: Zero new deaths for the second day in a row

There were no new coronavirus-related deaths in the Republic of Ireland, but 11 new cases announced by the National Public...

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