Council budget ‘balanced and fair’

Roscommon County Council’s Budget for 2020 includes no increase in rates and has been described as balanced, fair, and transparent by the head of the council. The total fund is €61.2m for the coming year. However, a number of risks to the...

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Public rally to save Cuisle

A major public rally will be held in Roscommon Town this weekend as the county shouts ‘Stop’ to the planned closure of the Cuisle Holiday Centre at Donamon by the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA). The rally, organised by the ‘Save...

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IWA to appear before Dáil health committee over proposed closure of Cuisle

The Dáil Health Committee is to bring the Irish Wheelchair Association before it to explain why it is not prepared...

Wednesday, 13/11/19 - 5:52pm Read More

Cuisle closure ‘heartless’

Miriam McNamee
In June 2017, Miriam McNamee and her partner Ken Caulfield returned to Cuisle to celebrate the holiday centre’s 20th anniversary....

Wednesday, 13/11/19 - 5:45pm Read More

Charities Call On Government To Save Ireland’s Only Accessible Holiday and Respite Centre

A protest will take place this Wednesday outside Dáil Éireann to call on the Government to save Cuisle, Ireland’s only...

Tuesday, 12/11/19 - 10:53am Read More

Dog discovered tied to a gate trying to nurse six new born puppies in Elphin

A lurcher dog was found nursing her six new born puppies while chained to a gate in a field near...

Wednesday, 06/11/19 - 12:27pm Read More

€170,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis seized in Roscommon Town

Gardaí in Roscommon are investigating a seizure of drugs at a number of houses in Roscommon town on Tuesday afternoon....

Wednesday, 06/11/19 - 9:42am Read More

Burglar disturbed in Ballaghaderreen house

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to an attempted burglary of a house in the Kilcolman area of Ballaghaderreen on Saturday...

Tuesday, 05/11/19 - 11:32am Read More

‘We need to march through the streets for Cuisle’

The planned closure of the Cuisle Holiday Centre in Donamon cannot be allowed to happen, a prominent Roscommon health activist has said....

Tuesday, 05/11/19 - 11:29am Read More

Thousands of euro worth of stolen goods recovered in Ballinlough area

Thousands of euro worth of stolen goods were recovered in searches in the Ballinlough area last week involving Gardai from...

Wednesday, 30/10/19 - 3:58pm Read More

Search on for new venue for court

  The search for alternative accommodation for district and circuit court sittings in Roscommon Town is under way. The move...

Tuesday, 29/10/19 - 9:29am Read More

 €3.9million for The National Famine Museum at Strokestown Park  announced

Brendan Griffin T.D., Minister of State for Tourism and Sport has announced Fáilte Ireland investment of €3.9million for the new National Famine...

Thursday, 24/10/19 - 11:26am Read More

Almost 3 years on, Castlerea Fire Station’s fate remains undecided

The fate of Castlerea Fire Station remains undecided following a meeting with council officials and firefighters on Monday morning. A risk management...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 1:58pm Read More

26 homeless cases in Roscommon

A total of 26 cases of homelessness were reported in the county for the third quarter of this year, members...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 1:10pm Read More

Boyle teen rescues man from local river

The bravery of a 15-year-old Boyle student whose quick thinking saved a man from drowning in the Boyle River on...

Tuesday, 15/10/19 - 9:43am Read More

Meeting to discuss report into future of Castlerea Fire Station

Personnel from Castlerea Fire Station, which has remained closed for nearly three years, will attend a meeting with senior council...

Tuesday, 15/10/19 - 9:37am Read More

Man hospitalised after teen rescues him from Boyle river

A man in his 40s has been taken to hospital after a dramatic river rescue in Boyle this afternoon. It...

Friday, 11/10/19 - 8:11pm Read More

Roscommon family at the centre of controversial eviction given a month to vacate home

The Co Roscommon family whose farm was the centre of a controversial eviction last year have been given a month...

Friday, 11/10/19 - 1:17pm Read More

Concern for dog dumped near Castlerea

Concern is mounting for a dog that is believed to have been dumped in the Castlerea area over a month...

Wednesday, 09/10/19 - 12:42pm Read More

Calls for CCTV at bring banks after waste dumped in Athleague

Athleague Tidy Towns has called on Roscommon County Council to install CCTV at the village’s bring banks after bags of rubbish...

Wednesday, 09/10/19 - 12:26pm Read More