National News

Over 50,000 Dublin jobs at risk due to restrictions says Restaurants Association

Over 50,000 restaurant staff in Dublin are set to lose their jobs this weekend after the new Level Three restrictions came into effect last night, according to the Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI). It says members are worried that looming...

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New restrictions come into effect in Dublin

New Covid-19 restrictions have come into place overnight in Dublin. People are not allowed to enter or leave the county...

Saturday, 19/09/20 - 8:25am Read More

Gardaí to recommence checkpoints and patrols in Dublin

An Garda Síochána has announced that it will increase its policing of Dublin and set up checkpoints to ensure compliance...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 9:15pm Read More

Hotels and pubs on ‘economic frontline’ of pandemic as staycations cancelled

A shuttered pub in Dublin. Photo: Niall Carson/PA. Hoteliers and publicans have expressed their disappointment at the Government decision to...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 8:45pm Read More

Forced to eat outside under new rules? Here’s what you’ll need to wear

Diners during the pandemic. Photo: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images. Those hoping to enjoy a meal out this weekend or...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 7:45pm Read More

Level Three: the new restrictions for Dubliners in full

By Sarah Mooney Dublin during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty. The Government has made the decision to...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 6:15pm Read More

Live: Government details new Dublin restrictions

By Tomas Doherty Taoiseach Micheál Martin is announcing further Covid-19 restrictions in Co Dublin Taoiseach Micheál Martin is announcing new...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 6:05pm Read More

Coronavirus: three new deaths and 253 new cases confirmed

There have been three new deaths and 253 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in the Republic, according to the Department...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 5:35pm Read More

Video shows woman throwing drink in Leo Varadkar’s face

A video shared on social media on Friday afternoon appears to show a woman throwing a drink at Leo Varadkar...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 5:15pm Read More

Teen found not guilty of murder of Azzam Raguragui

By Eoin Reynolds Azzam Raguragui (18), died after suffering five stab wounds during a melee in Finsbury Park, Dundrum, Dublin...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 4:55pm Read More

Roscommon News

Ten-year-old Alicia gives arresting performance of ‘Message In a Bottle’

By Darragh Kelly A ten-year-old pupil at Roxboro National School is fast making a name for herself as a talented drummer under the watchful eye of her teacher and mentor Shaun Heneghan. Alicia Wolodkiewicz lives locally in Derrane with her...

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INTO calls time on supersized class sizes in Roscommon

  In County Roscommon, 16% of pupils are learning in classes of more than 30 children, according to the Irish...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 7:22pm Read More

Public urged not to visit patients at Roscommon Hospital

A renewed appeal has been issued to the public not to visit patients at Roscommon Univerity Hospital. The hospital is...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 6:14pm Read More

County gets a break in Covid-19 cases

  Roscommon is just one of a handful of counties that has recorded no change in Covid-19 cases this evening. ...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 6:08pm Read More

Over 350 house-to-house enquiries carried out in Garda murder case

The file into the murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan in Castlerea is with the local State Solicitor, a court...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 11:54am Read More

River Suck Descent Challenge underway

If you live anywhere close to the banks of the River Suck, this band of hardy canoeists could be set...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 8:02am Read More

Pressures on priests addressed by bishop

With the weight of expectation on priests, asking yourself whether a vocation is worth it can be a very real...

Thursday, 17/09/20 - 8:10pm Read More

Cloonfad’s history makers start school

  By Ellen O’Riordan Four Cloonfad cousins made famous after three were born on the same day and the fourth...

Thursday, 17/09/20 - 7:42pm Read More

Covid-19: 240 new cases nationally

Roscommon has not recorded any new cases of coronavirus today. The county was among those listed in yesterday’s health briefing,...

Thursday, 17/09/20 - 6:58pm Read More

Covid-19: Leitrim’s 14-day incidence rate third-highest in Ireland

Co Leitrim now has the third-highest incidence rate of coronavirus infections, after Dublin and Louth. There is speculation that Leitrim...

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