Helen McEntee shares first picture of her newborn son

James Cox Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has shared the first picture of her newborn son and thanked those who sent well-wishes. Ms McEntee and her husband Paul Hickey welcomed their first child last week. They have named their son...

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Covid-19: Better news for Roscommon this evening

  There was better news on the Covid-19 case front for County Roscommon this evening with fewer than five cases reported. This comes after 16 cases were reported in yesterday’s figures. The county’s five-day moving average has increased to seven...

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Welcome return to in-person religious services

The easing of lockdown restrictions from May 10th including the return of in-person religious services has been welcomed by Senator...

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Sports Direct announces renewal of support for Roscommon GAA club for further 3 years

      There was big news for a Roscommon GAA club today as Sports Direct announced the renewal of...

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Bill to remove ‘cliff-edge’ for Lone Parents when youngest child turns seven

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Social Protection Claire Kerrane TD has today introduced a Bill to remove the current cliff edge...

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Center Parcs Longford confirms re-opening date

Center Parcs has announced that it hopes to re-open its Longford Forest facility at the start of next month. It...

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Three students at Roscommon primary school test positive for Covid 19

Three positive cases of Covid 19 have been detected at a County Roscommon primary school. Parents were contacted by the...

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Number of people waiting to sit driving test in County Roscommon confirmed

Covid 19 restrictions are impacting on the number of people waiting to sit their driving tests with more than 1100...

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Pope Francis invites Knock Shrine to join marathon prayer initiative in May to end pandemic

  The inclusion of Knock, the international Marian Shrine, as one of thirty shrines around the world invited by the Holy...

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Fitzmaurice slams An Taisce ‘Quiet Man’ economics 

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice has warned the lobbying body An Taisce that “if you want a conversation with rural Ireland,...

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An Post to reinstate 2020 price increase

  An Post has announced that it will implement the price increases announced last February 2020 but subsequently postponed as part...

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Technological University status for Athlone IT is a real ‘game changer’ for the region

  Athlone Institute of Technology and Limerick Institute of Technology will be dissolved and a new Technological University (TU) will...

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Irish Water working to restore water to customers in Ballaghaderreen and surrounding areas following burst to Old N5 watermain

Irish Water and Roscommon County Council are working hard to restore water to customers in Ballaghaderreen, Tallaghan and surrounding areas...

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Club sells it 10,000th ticket in Win A Camper Van fundraiser

The WinANewCampervan fundraiser launched back in March by Eire Og GAA Club is proving to be a huge success with...

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Judge increases threshold for bail to €500

A district court judge has increased the threshold for bail to €500 after a number of people failed to show...

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Minimum pricing for alcohol to be enforced from January 2022

  Minimum pricing for alcohol will be brought in from January 2022 under proposals signed off on by Cabinet today,...

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Covid-19: Roscommon sees increase in cases

  There have been 16 new cases of Covid-19 in Roscommon announced this evening, a marked increase on previous recent...

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Kerrane seeks an easing of maternity restrictions across hospitals

Sinn Féin TD for Roscommon/Galway Claire Kerrane has written to the Health Minister, asking him to convene an urgent meeting...

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Court rules children kept in Ireland over facemask issue must be returned to France

A decision that two children, whose Irish-based father refused to allow them to go back to their mother in France...

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Roscommon students wanted as return of Young Scientist competition announced

  The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) is calling on Roscommon students to get their thinking caps and...

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