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 review on the operation of the station, including an update on the area risk categorisation of the fireground covering Castlerea, is...

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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 of Roscommon County Council were informed at a meeting on Monday afternoon. Director of Services Martin Lydon said that out...

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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

55,000 calls were made to Westdoc in first nine months of this year

  Almost 55,000 calls were received by the Westdoc out of hours GP service in the first nine months of...

Tuesday, 08/10/19 - 10:45am Read More

Frustration over increase in traffic on Oran roads

Residents living on local roads near Oran have voiced their repeated frustration over increasing volumes of traffic using local access...

Tuesday, 08/10/19 - 10:19am Read More

Concern for future of Castlerea fire station

    There is growing concern and mounting speculation in Castlerea over the future of the town’s fire station, which has now...

Tuesday, 01/10/19 - 9:04am Read More

Hundreds of euro taken in painting scam

Gardaí are warning people to be careful of scams after a man took hundreds of euro in West Roscommon. Garda Sergeant Paul...

Tuesday, 01/10/19 - 9:01am Read More

Success for county in Tidy Towns

  Keadue has once again been selected as County Roscommon’s tidiest location, a fine achievement indeed. The picturesque North Roscommon...

Tuesday, 01/10/19 - 8:59am Read More

Drugs valued at €107,000 seized in Lanesboro

        A woman has been arrested following the discovery of drugs valued at more than €100,000 in...

Friday, 27/09/19 - 12:57pm Read More

Boyle junction is ‘worst accident blackspot’ in county

Figures released by a Dublin-based consultancy firm have revealed that the junction of Bridge Street and Shop Street in Boyle...

Tuesday, 24/09/19 - 8:49am Read More

Hike of 15% in Local Property Tax

The rate of Local Property Tax (LPT) is to increase by 15%, the first increase in the tax since April...

Tuesday, 24/09/19 - 8:40am Read More

Sixty new jobs to be created in Roscommon Town

More than 60 jobs are to be created in Roscommon Town with the announcement that Homesavers will be the anchor...

Tuesday, 17/09/19 - 10:12am Read More

Stun-gun, phones found in Castlerea Prison

Prison officers in Castlerea have expressed alarm at a haul of goods, which included a taser and charger, a dozen...

Tuesday, 17/09/19 - 10:10am Read More

A golden moment for Aoife

Up to 2,500 people lined the streets of Castlerea on Sunday evening to give a hero’s welcome to a 22-year-old...

Tuesday, 03/09/19 - 8:26am Read More

Farmers’ protests continue outside Athleague plant

As many as a hundred farmers are continuing their protests outside the Kepak processing plant in Athleague, despite the imposition...

Tuesday, 03/09/19 - 8:16am Read More