National News

Memorial service to be held for Mount Everest climber Séamus Lawless

Séamus Lawless A memorial service is to be on Monday for a father-of-one who died just hours after summiting the world’s highest mountain. The search for missing father of one and Trinity College Professor Séamus ‘Shay’ Lawless who had been...

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Search continues for fisherman missing off Wexford coast

File photo A search is continuing this morning for a fisherman missing off the Wexford Coast. The 45-year-old man was...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 11:45am Read More

Man, 32, arrested on suspicion of membership of proscribed organisation

A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of membership of a proscribed organisation. The man was arrested as part...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 10:05am Read More

Concerns raised over traffic at summit of Everest as death toll rises

Concerns are being raised over traffic jams at the summit of Mount Everest as the death toll on the mountain...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 8:45am Read More

#Elections2019: Exit polls show surge of support for Greens as sorting of votes due to get underway

The sorting of votes in the European and Local Elections will get underway at 9am this morning. The European election...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 7:35am Read More

Gardaí seize €135k of cannabis in Tallaght

Gardaí have seized cannabis after stopping two men in Tallaght today. During the course of the search in the Brookview...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 10:45pm Read More

Here are the projections for the local and European elections in RTE exit poll

The RTÉ/TG4 exit poll for the local and European elections, which was conducted by independent research company Red C today,...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 10:35pm Read More

Search for Everest climber Séamus Lawless has been called off

The search for missing father of one and Trinity College Professor Séamus Lawless who had been missing since falling on...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 10:35pm Read More

Daughter of woman left with brain injuries after brutal rape calls for longer prison sentences

The daughter of a woman who was left with life-changing injuries following a brutal rape has called for longer prison...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 6:15pm Read More

Urgent appeal for more examiners to mark Junior and Leaving Certificate papers

An urgent appeal is being made for extra examiners to mark Junior and Leaving Certificate exams. The areas that require...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 5:45pm Read More

Roscommon News

Friday is D-Day for election candidates

  On Friday voters from across Roscommon will go to the polls to elect 18 people to Roscommon County Council. At least three new members of the authority will be elected following the retirements of outgoing councillors Michael Creaton, Rachel Doherty, and Paddy...

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AIT to provide third-level course in Castlerea

  A third-level course is to be delivered by Athlone Institute of Technology in Castlerea. This week, Cllr Nigel Dineen...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 9:43am Read More

Brave Tracey is laid to rest

The beautiful blue skies and animated birdsong seemed at odds with the grief expressed at the untimely death of cancer...

Tuesday, 14/05/19 - 12:40pm Read More

Priest fatally injured

  There was shock and sadness in the Drumboylan area this week following the tragic death of a priest over...

Tuesday, 14/05/19 - 12:39pm Read More

Fatal Hit and Run Collision in Keadue

Gardaí at Boyle County Roscommon are investigating a fatal hit and run traffic collision which occurred in Keadue Co Roscommon...

Sunday, 12/05/19 - 9:08am Read More

Scrap means test -carer issues plea

  A South Roscommon woman who has been caring for her daughter for over a decade has called on the...

Thursday, 09/05/19 - 8:04pm Read More

€200m N5 Ballaghaderreen to Scramoge Road Project to go ahead

The €200m N5 road project from Ballaghaderreen to Scramoge has been approved to go to construction by the Minister for...

Tuesday, 07/05/19 - 12:53pm Read More

Tidy Towns Committee condemns erection of election posters in Roscommon

Roscommon Tidy Towns Committee has described as “extremely disappointing” how one of the candidates in the European Parliament elections has...

Tuesday, 07/05/19 - 7:35am Read More

Candidate numbers fall

  There has been a reduction in the number of candidates seeking election to the county’s three electoral areas. In...

Tuesday, 07/05/19 - 7:31am Read More

Herald celebrates 160 years in existence

By Christina McHugh, Editor One hundred and sixty years ago this week  the Roscommon Herald first hit the streets. With...

Thursday, 02/05/19 - 11:49am Read More