National News

UK government ‘fairly drunk on power’ over proposed new immigration laws

Vivienne Clarke The SDLP’s MP for South Belfast Clare Hanna has described the UK government as being “fairly drunk on power” in its refusal to accept amendments to a proposal requiring pre-travel clearance for non-EU citizens visiting Northern Ireland. Under...

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Everyone should get a booster jab after three months, says Professor Luke O’Neill

Vivienne Clarke Immunologist Professor Luke O’Neill has called for everyone in the country to receive the booster vaccine after three...

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Enhanced wage subsidy scheme announced for December and January

Muireann Duffy Enhanced supports for businesses who qualify for the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) have been announced by the...

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Major downfalls identified in support for human trafficking survivors

The sexual exploitation of vulnerable migrant women continued unabated during the pandemic, according to a new report from the Immigrant...

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Fintan O’Toole claims An Post Irish Book of the Year 2021 award

Muireann Duffy Fintan O’Toole’s We Don’t Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Ireland Since 1958 has won the An Post...

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ESB hoping to have power restored to 8,000 homes by this evening

Digital Desk Staff The ESB says it hopes to have the majority of the 8,000 homes still without power restored...

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Third Pfizer dose enough to combat Omicron variant, data shows

Digital Desk Staff A third dose of the Pfizer jab — the dominant vaccine given in Ireland — is enough...

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Concerns raised over Christmas travel restrictions as Omicron spreads

Digital Desk Staff Senior Government officials have been warned about the threat from the new Omicron Covid variant, with chief...

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Driver caught speeding at over 200km/h during Storm Barra

A driver has been caught speeding after the car they were driving was clocked travelling at 201km/h during a pre-planned...

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Man said he was ‘was angry and drinking’ when he pulled out vehicle, murder trial hears

Alison O'Riordan A UK man who admits killing Irish boxing champion Kevin Sheehy with his jeep told gardai that he...

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Roscommon News

Motorist clocked speeding at over 200km/h during Storm Barra

  A driver has been caught speeding after the car they were driving was clocked travelling over 200km/h during a pre-planned Garda operation. The driver now faces a court appearance after the vehicle was stopped by gardaí on the M9...

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PJ Mahoney to be laid to rest on Saturday following fatal collision

The funeral will take place this weekend of the Galway man killed in a road accident earlier this week. PJ...

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‘Star’ shines a light on Roscommon family’s ‘stress and torture’

  Former Kerry GAA star Kieran Donaghy is the latest well-known personality to highlight the plight of three young children...

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Several hundred homes and businesses without electricity in Roscommon

Several hundred homes and business premises are without power this evening following Storm Barra as ESB crews continue to restore...

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Ambitious female entrepreneurs from Roscommon sought for award-winning Going for Growth programme

    The call is now open for ambitious female entrepreneurs from Roscommon, who are looking to take their business...

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Roscommon family appeal for help to finish home in time for Christmas

By Darragh Kelly A Roscommon Town mother of three young boys living with a rare, life-limiting illness has appealed to...

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Piers Morgan highlights Roscommon family’s ‘heartbreaking situation’

  By Ciara McCaughley Well-known media personality Piers Morgan has taken to social media to highlight the plight of three...

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Here’s what people searched for on Google in 2021

  Euro 2020, Covid-19 and Netflix TV shows were all amongst the most searched things online this year. Google has...

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Over 2,000 homes without power throughout County Roscommon this morning

Over 2,000 homes and businesses in the county are without electricity this morning as the impact of Storm Barra continues...

Wednesday, 08/12/21 - 9:24am Read More

Latest power outages across Roscommon

  Over 1,500 homes across County Roscommon are currently without power as high winds associated with Storm Barra continue to...

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