Naughten not ruling out Ceann Comhairle nomination

Independent Deputy Denis Naughten is not ruling out allowing his name to go forward for the position of Ceann Comhairle of the 33rd Dáil. The deadline for nominations to be submitted is Wednesday, February 19th, and a TD will be elected to...

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Major award for Boyle park

There was good news for Lough Key Forest Park in Boyle at the weekend when the facility was selected as the best national public park at the annual LAMA awards. The prize-giving took place in the Croke Park Hotel. The...

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Drugs seized in Ballaghaderreen, 2 arrested

  Gardaí seized an estimated €289,000 worth of Cannabis (pending analysis) and made five arrests following searches across four locations...

Saturday, 15/02/20 - 12:06pm Read More

Fatal road traffic collision between Castlebaldwin and Collooney

Gardaí in Ballymote are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Sligo. At  approximately 12pm, Gardaí and...

Thursday, 13/02/20 - 4:07pm Read More

Feighan and MacSharry elected on 15th count

Outgoing Fianna Fáil TD Marc MacSharry and Frank Feighan of Fine Gael were elected on the 15th count in Sligo...

Tuesday, 11/02/20 - 12:03am Read More

Counting resumes at 9am in Sligo

The Sligo-Leitrim count resumes at 9am. With Sinn Féin’s Martin Kenny elected on the first count, it is widely expected...

Monday, 10/02/20 - 8:59am Read More

Fitzmaurice takes first seat in Roscommon Galway

    As expected Independent Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice became the first candidate to be elected in the Roscommon Galway constituency...

Sunday, 09/02/20 - 7:48pm Read More

Boyle’s Frank Feighan remains in the hunt for final seat in Sligo Leitrim

All Sligo-Leitrim boxes have now been tallied and confirm that with 25 per cent  the vote Martin  Kenny will top the poll...

Sunday, 09/02/20 - 4:08pm Read More

History in the making in Roscommon Galway

History is in the making in the Roscommon Galway constituency as Sinn Fein’s Claire Kerrane looks set to be the...

Sunday, 09/02/20 - 2:17pm Read More

Kerrane putting FG & FF under pressure

With over half the boxes tallied in the Roscommon Galway constituency, a trend is emerging which could conceivably see both...

Sunday, 09/02/20 - 12:32pm Read More

Frank Feighan a contender for fourth seat in Sligo/Leitrim

An exit  poll, in the Sligo Leitrim constituency suggests that Fine Gael’s Frank Feighan is still a contender for the fourth...

Sunday, 09/02/20 - 10:56am Read More

Fitzmaurice looks on course to top poll

Earliest indications at the Roscommon Galway count suggest outgoing Independent Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice will top the top and be elected...

Sunday, 09/02/20 - 10:44am Read More

Exit poll suggests Sinn Féin’s Martin Kenny will top poll in Sligo-Leitrim

Sinn Fein’s Martin Kenny appears to be in line to top the poll in Sligo-Leitrim-North Roscommon-South Donegal according to an...

Saturday, 08/02/20 - 10:51pm Read More

Rotten meat and bones dumped illegally in Ballaghaderreen

Rubbish including a child’s bicycle, rotten meat, and animal bones have been illegally dumped in the Ballaghaderreen area. Local man Shane Cogan...

Thursday, 06/02/20 - 10:03am Read More

Drum solar farm application lodged

A planning application has been lodged for a proposed solar farm in the Drum area of South Roscommon. The development...

Tuesday, 04/02/20 - 9:11am Read More

‘I will be the last GP in Ballygar’ — doctor warns

A prominent doctor has warned that he will be the last GP in the village of Ballygar unless there is...

Wednesday, 29/01/20 - 2:11pm Read More

Kiltoom child ‘traumatised’ by theft

A 10-year-old South Roscommon child has been left traumatised and terrified after a brazen thief stole hundreds of euro from...

Tuesday, 28/01/20 - 8:36am Read More

11 candidates put names forward in Roscommon Galway constituency

Eleven candidates have put their name forward to contest the election in the Roscommon Galway constituency. Polling day takes place...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 2:26pm Read More

EROC contract extended in Ballaghaderreen

The contract for the Emergency Reception and Orientation Centre (EROC) at Ballaghaderreen has been extended until June, the Department of...

Tuesday, 21/01/20 - 8:39am Read More

Fairymount Woman Goes on Winning Streak For Her Mother and Wins Her a Whopping €522,000

A Roscommon woman, who went on the National Lottery TV game show Winning Streak in the place of her mother,...

Sunday, 19/01/20 - 9:38am Read More