National News

Powersharing in the North made more difficult by Sinn Fein’s "glorification of terrorism", says Foster

Theresa May has called for renewed talks to break Stormont’s powersharing impasse as two rows about the legacy of the Troubles emerged as further roadblocks in the way of a deal. May urged a further round of negotiations after holding...

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The Euromillions results are in…

There was no winner of tonight’s Euromillions, worth over €60m. The numbers drawn were 2, 5, 7, 10, 14, 28,...

Tuesday, 21/11/17 - 10:20pm Read More

One person hospitalised following crash in Kerry

One person has been taken to hospital following a road crash in Co Kerry. The collision involving a cyclist and...

Tuesday, 21/11/17 - 10:10pm Read More

Gardaí urge shoppers to be vigilant online ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Shoppers are being urged to be vigilant online ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The advice is to only...

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72% of Irish people think there should be more women in political decision making roles

72% of Irish people think that more women should be involved in political decision-making roles. A new Eurobar survey shows...

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High Court orders extradition of man to North in connection with prison officer’s alleged murder

The High Court has ordered the extradition of a man to Northern Ireland in connection with the alleged murder of...

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Major Garda operation underway in Galway city

A major Garda operation is underway in Galway city centre this evening, with reports that a man has barricaded himself...

Tuesday, 21/11/17 - 6:49pm Read More

Father jailed for attacking man with claw hammer in restaurant after insult to his daughter

A father-of-six who attacked a man with a claw hammer in a family restaurant, subjecting diners to “a violent and...

Tuesday, 21/11/17 - 6:40pm Read More

Government not looking at laptop levy to replace TV licence, says Naughten

The Government is not looking at a laptop levy to replace the TV licence fee. Communications Minister, Denis Naughten says...

Tuesday, 21/11/17 - 6:40pm Read More

Ibrahim Halawa finding it difficult to adapt to his new freedom

Ibrahim Halawa has admitted he is finding it difficult to adapt to his new freedom after spending more than four...

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Roscommon News

Garda numbers are ‘dangerously insufficient’ at Castlerea Garda Station

Staffing levels at Castlerea Garda Station have been condemned as “dangerously insufficient for both Gardaí and members of the public” as serious concerns are expressed over the numbers of Gardaí serving the station. A member of the Garda Representative Association...

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Man, living in Roscommon, shot in the leg

A man with an address in County Roscommon was shot in the leg in Athlone over the weekend. The man...

Monday, 20/11/17 - 4:32pm Read More

Rents rise in county by 7%

Rents in County Roscommon have increased by 7% in the year to September 2017 according to latest figures. The average...

Monday, 13/11/17 - 4:31pm Read More

Man dies following Ballydangan traffic accident

A man in his fifties has died following a road traffic accident on the R446, old Athlone to Ballinasloe road...

Thursday, 02/11/17 - 3:56pm Read More

More Municipal authorities expected under local boundary review

There’s mounting speculation Roscommon may gain a further two Municipal Authority areas under the forthcoming local authority boundary review, which...

Monday, 23/10/17 - 4:33pm Read More

Keogh declares election ambition

South Roscommon Fianna Fáil Councillor John Keogh has declared his intention to stand in the next general election. It is...

Tuesday, 10/10/17 - 8:12pm Read More

Only three applications for fire jobs in Castlerea

There have been just three applications to fill vacancies atCastlerea Fire Station, it has been revealed. Despite the low level...

Tuesday, 03/10/17 - 10:56am Read More

O’ Dowd to back Boyle distillery plans

The development of a new distillery for Boyle has moved closer following news that Roscommon County Council has approved plans...

Monday, 02/10/17 - 9:53am Read More

Fitzmaurice for President?

Independent Roscommon Galway Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice has not ruled out contesting the Presidency in the event of a Presidential election...

Tuesday, 22/08/17 - 1:22pm Read More

Ticket shortage inevitable for All-Ireland U-17 final

The majority of Roscommon supporters hoping to see their U-17 footballers in action against Tyrone in the upcoming All-Ireland final...

Monday, 14/08/17 - 10:46pm Read More