Leyden withdraws from FF race

In a dramatic development at the time of going to press, the Cathaoirleach of Roscommon County Council, Cllr Orla Leydenconfirmed she will not be seeking a Fianna Fáil nomination at the party’s forthcoming selection convention. “I’m grateful for the nomination but...

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Teenager dies in Lanzarote accident

  There is sadness in the greater Frenchpark and Ballaghaderreen areas following the death of 19-year-old Stephen O’Gara. He died at the weekend following a fatal accident while on holidays in Spain. Stephen was holidaying in Lanzarote when he was...

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Storm Ophelia costs county more than €30,000

  Damage caused by Storm Ophelia cost Roscommon County Council more than €30,000. According to the department of local government,...

Wednesday, 10/01/18 - 10:42am Read More

Uncertainty over the long-term future of Castlerea facility

The long-term future of theRosalie Unit at Aras Naomh Chaolain in Castlerea may be uncertain with the facility closed to...

Wednesday, 10/01/18 - 10:38am Read More

Roscommon businessman offers reward following theft of thirty seven gates

A Roscommon businessman is appealing for information and offering a reward following thetheft of €5,000 worth of agricultural gates. Eddie...

Wednesday, 20/12/17 - 2:46pm Read More

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”...

Wednesday, 06/12/17 - 11:49am Read More

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

Minister Kyne opens prestigious O’Carolan Festival

By Darragh Kelly This year’s O’Carolan International Harp Festival was launched last Sunday in Keaduewhere a large crowd assembled for...

Thursday, 10/08/17 - 1:02pm Read More

Creative Ireland plans to boost wellbeing of us all

Creative Ireland is all about you. It’s about how, whether you are young or old, you can benefit from getting...

Thursday, 03/08/17 - 3:12pm Read More

Fans whose cars were wrongly clamped to be reimbursed

By Darragh Kelly Roscommon GAA supporters who had their cars wrongly clamped at Boyle Railway Station are to have their clamping fees...

Tuesday, 01/08/17 - 11:12am Read More

Roscommon deliver on the national stage

By Martin Wynne There was a lot to digest after last Sunday’s dramatic stalemate at Croke Park. The overriding emotion...

Tuesday, 01/08/17 - 11:06am Read More

Food bank to open in Boyle within days

A food bank is set to open in Boyle in the next week to help those going without meals because...

Tuesday, 11/07/17 - 12:01pm Read More