National News

Man, 54, to face trial for knife attack on family; Woman required nine hours of surgery

By Liam Heylin A 54-year-old man accused of a knife attack on a family which resulted in one woman having to undergo nine hours of emergency surgery is to face trial. The Director of Public Prosecutions has directed that Thomas...

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Irish citizens stranded in Peru due to touch down in Dublin

More than 130 Irish citizens will touch down in Dublin airport today after they were repatriated from Peru. The country...

Monday, 30/03/20 - 2:20pm Read More

22 clusters of coronavirus in nursing homes nationwide

There are now 22 cluster cases of the coronavirus in nursing homes nationwide. The Health Minister is meeting with Nursing...

Monday, 30/03/20 - 1:00pm Read More

Handball centre in Dublin to open as walk-up testing facility for Covid-19

The new handball centre on Dublin’s Sackville Avenue is to become a walk-up testing facility for Covid-19, opening later this...

Monday, 30/03/20 - 12:30pm Read More

Arrest after man stabbed and garda injured in Dublin incident

A 25 year-old man has been stabbed during an assault in Inchicore in Dublin. Gardaí attended the scene at St...

Monday, 30/03/20 - 11:10am Read More

Man, 20s, injured in stabbing in Dublin

A man in his 20s has been seriously injured in a stabbing in Dublin city. He has been rushed to...

Monday, 30/03/20 - 10:20am Read More

Man arrested by gardaí investigating aggravated burglary in Cork

Gardaí investigating an aggravated burglary in Cork have arrested a man in his late 20s. Gardaí said that at around...

Monday, 30/03/20 - 10:10am Read More

One person injured in collision between truck and Luas

Picture: Dublin Fire Brigade One person has been injured in a collision between a Luas and a truck in Dublin....

Monday, 30/03/20 - 10:00am Read More

‘Shock and sadness’ in Mayo after boy dies in tragic drowning accident

The six-year-old boy who died tragically in Mayo yesterday has been named as local child Louis Chen. He was found...

Monday, 30/03/20 - 9:40am Read More

Simon Harris to meet officials to bring new measures to tackle Covid-19 in nursing homes

The Health Minister will meet top officials today to arrange for new measures to tackle Covid-19 in nursing homes. There...

Monday, 30/03/20 - 7:35am Read More

Roscommon News

No increase in confirmed cases of Covid 19 in County Roscommon

  The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in County Roscommon remains at 10 with no change to the figures revealed on Sunday. The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has  been informed that 8 patients diagnosed with COVID-19 have died:...

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Gardaí investigating “coughing incident” in Roscommon Town

A former county councillor has claimed he was coughed on and verbally abused by a man in Roscommon Town last...

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Final flight departs from Ireland West Airport as airlines ground planes

Operations ceased at Ireland West Airport Knock on Sunday evening after the last scheduled flight departed for London Gatwick. Ryanair...

Monday, 30/03/20 - 3:24pm Read More

Work paused on new Coláiste Chiaráin building

The construction of the new Coláiste Chiaráin building is now paused, following the Government’s announcement of new restrictions on Friday...

Monday, 30/03/20 - 11:17am Read More

Gardai helping community during Covid-19 outbreak

  Chief Garda Superintendent for the Castlerea Garda Division Goretti Sheridan has pledged the force’s community to “working together to...

Monday, 30/03/20 - 8:23am Read More

10 cases of Covid 19 confirmed in County Roscommon

  10 cases of Covid 19 have been confirmed in County Roscommon. 10 deaths and 200 new cases have been...

Sunday, 29/03/20 - 6:53pm Read More

MEP writes to airline bosses seeking help for ‘stranded Irish’

The newly-selected MEP for the Midlands Northwest constituency, Chris MacManus, has written to Irish airline bosses seeking their assistance in...

Sunday, 29/03/20 - 6:10pm Read More

Public urged not to visit Lough Key Forest Park unless living within 2km

The public have been urged to stay away from Lough Key Forest & Activity Park, by the facility’s manager amid...

Sunday, 29/03/20 - 4:04pm Read More

Bishop of Elphin slams ‘selfish’ requests from parishioners

The Bishop of Elphin has appealed for a minority of ‘selfish’ parishioners to stop putting pressure on priests to celebrate...

Sunday, 29/03/20 - 2:24pm Read More

Councillors want action on town’s roundabout naming

A motion to name the roundabouts in Roscommon Town has been brought forward by councillors from the Roscommon Municipal District...

Sunday, 29/03/20 - 1:49pm Read More