Fears remain for jobs at peat plant

  Bord na Móna has rowed back on its decision to lay-off of permanent staff at its peat processing plant at Mount Dillon, but the Union representing workers remains unconvinced jobs at the plant are secured. Last Thursday, Bord na...

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Cricket captain’s Lisacul connections

Lisacul is currently basking in its connection with global success following England’s success in the Cricket World Cup. The English side was captained by Dubliner Eoin Morgan, whose parents, Jody and Olivia are regular visitors to the Feigh area of Lisacul where they...

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Patient’s medical file found in public toilet at Roscommon Hospital

A patient’s medical file was found in a public toilet at Roscommon University Hospital (RUH), while five years of personnel...

Wednesday, 10/07/19 - 10:39am Read More

County’s farmers to protest in Dublin over Mercusor beef deal

Thousands of farmers from Roscommon are expected to converge on Dublin tomorrow in what is anticipated to be one of the largest...

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Planning upheld for battery energy storage facility

An Bord Pleanála has upheld a decision by Roscommon County Council to grant planning for a battery energy storage facility...

Tuesday, 09/07/19 - 10:45am Read More

Drugs worth €5,000 discovered in Roscommon Town

A quantity of drugs, with a combined estimated street value of €5,000, were found in Roscommon Town after Gardaí carried...

Tuesday, 09/07/19 - 10:45am Read More

Ireland’s oldest person Mary Coyne from Castlerea passes away aged 108

Ireland’s oldest person, Castlerea’s Mary Coyne, died on Monday aged 108. The centenarian was a resident of the Aras Mathair...

Tuesday, 02/07/19 - 12:05pm Read More

Hyde Park ruled out for qualifier

  Roscommon businesses have expressed disappointment that the Galway Mayo qualifying game will not be played in Dr Hyde Park...

Tuesday, 02/07/19 - 11:45am Read More

Almost €300k spent on Castlerea Fire Service

Roscommon County Council has spent almost €300,000 on Castlerea Fire Service since the town’s fire station closed in January 2017. According to...

Tuesday, 02/07/19 - 11:44am Read More

Rosalie relatives given care plans

The relatives of the Rosalie Care Home residents have recently received redacted copies of their loved ones’ care plans. The...

Wednesday, 26/06/19 - 12:14pm Read More

House prices have risen by 3.6%

  The price of the average three-bed semi in County Roscommon rose by 3.6% in the past year, according to...

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Attempted Ballinlough burglary investigated

Gardaí in Castlerea are seeking the public’s assistance after what they have described as “an aggravated burglary” in the area....

Tuesday, 18/06/19 - 10:56am Read More

Hopes that Rosalie bill will be heard soon

Fianna Fáil’s private members’ bill on the Rosalie Unit is expected to be before the Dáil in the next three...

Tuesday, 18/06/19 - 10:53am Read More

Unions meeting over future of Rosalie Unit

A meeting is to take place today between the HSE and unions regarding the future of the Rosalie Unit in Castlerea. It...

Tuesday, 11/06/19 - 12:28pm Read More

Fatal road crash in Elphin

Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision at Kilmaryal, Elphin, Co. Roscommon.  The collision occurred at approximately 8pm on Thursday...

Friday, 07/06/19 - 9:02am Read More

Garda searches underway in Roscommon

This morning, The Garda National Bureau of Criminal Investigation assisted by officials from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine...

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Agri shows ‘under pressure’ amid funding cuts

The slashing of much-needed funding for agricultural shows will “put many committees under real pressure” ahead of the busy summer...

Tuesday, 04/06/19 - 1:45pm Read More

Gardaí probe burglary at golf club

A burglary at a Roscommon Town sporting facility over the June Bank Holiday weekend is being investigated by Gardaí. The...

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Serious assault in Elphin being probed

  A major Garda investigation is ongoing after a man was assaulted in what Gardaí describe as “a serious incident”...

Tuesday, 28/05/19 - 9:51am Read More

‘Ming’ on course for Europe as McGuinness takes seat

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan has one foot in Brussels with his re-election to the European Parliament looking inevitable after the first...

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