Friday is D-Day for election candidates

  On Friday voters from across Roscommon will go to the polls to elect 18 people to Roscommon County Council. At least three new members of the authority will be elected following the retirements of outgoing councillors Michael Creaton, Rachel Doherty, and Paddy...

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AIT to provide third-level course in Castlerea

  A third-level course is to be delivered by Athlone Institute of Technology in Castlerea. This week, Cllr Nigel Dineen explained that Castlerea Town Team had begun exploring the possibility of delivering third-level courses in the Castlerea area, and both...

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Brave Tracey is laid to rest

The beautiful blue skies and animated birdsong seemed at odds with the grief expressed at the untimely death of cancer...

Tuesday, 14/05/19 - 12:40pm Read More

Priest fatally injured

  There was shock and sadness in the Drumboylan area this week following the tragic death of a priest over...

Tuesday, 14/05/19 - 12:39pm Read More

Fatal Hit and Run Collision in Keadue

Gardaí at Boyle County Roscommon are investigating a fatal hit and run traffic collision which occurred in Keadue Co Roscommon...

Sunday, 12/05/19 - 9:08am Read More

Scrap means test -carer issues plea

  A South Roscommon woman who has been caring for her daughter for over a decade has called on the...

Thursday, 09/05/19 - 8:04pm Read More

€200m N5 Ballaghaderreen to Scramoge Road Project to go ahead

The €200m N5 road project from Ballaghaderreen to Scramoge has been approved to go to construction by the Minister for...

Tuesday, 07/05/19 - 12:53pm Read More

Tidy Towns Committee condemns erection of election posters in Roscommon

Roscommon Tidy Towns Committee has described as “extremely disappointing” how one of the candidates in the European Parliament elections has...

Tuesday, 07/05/19 - 7:35am Read More

Candidate numbers fall

  There has been a reduction in the number of candidates seeking election to the county’s three electoral areas. In...

Tuesday, 07/05/19 - 7:31am Read More

Herald celebrates 160 years in existence

By Christina McHugh, Editor One hundred and sixty years ago this week  the Roscommon Herald first hit the streets. With...

Thursday, 02/05/19 - 11:49am Read More

Provision of €200,00 for legal costs

  Roscommon County Council has made provision to meet potential planning legal costs of €200,000 in a case scheduled for...

Thursday, 02/05/19 - 11:48am Read More

Emergency meeting on Rosalie Unit

An emergency meeting of Roscommon County Council has been called this week to discuss the “imminent” and “brutal” closure of the Rosalie...

Thursday, 25/04/19 - 9:35pm Read More

Novice motorist tests positive for cocaine

A motorist stopped for speeding on Easter Saturday near Boyle subsequently tested positive for cocaine after an oral fluid test....

Thursday, 25/04/19 - 9:34pm Read More

Ballinasloe road accident claims life of young girl

  The community in the greater Ballinasloe area is in mourning after a road traffic accident claimed the life of...

Tuesday, 23/04/19 - 7:46am Read More

Politicians slam plan to close Rosalie Unit

Public representatives have united in their opposition to plans by the HSE to close the Rosalie Unit in Castlerea. This...

Tuesday, 16/04/19 - 12:08pm Read More

HSE to close Castlerea’s Rosalie Unit

  The HSE has confirmed it intends to close the Rosalie Unit, Castlerea. The unit has been closed to new...

Wednesday, 10/04/19 - 11:24am Read More

Damage caused to Glinsk pitch

Glinsk GAA Club has announced that the club is to be “reimbursed” for the damage caused to its pitch over...

Wednesday, 10/04/19 - 10:17am Read More

Fears for future of Lecarrow school

    A south Roscommon community is considering the future status of its local national school due to falling student...

Wednesday, 10/04/19 - 10:17am Read More

Department accused of making ‘dog’s dinner’ of Roosky asylum centre plans

    The Department of Justice and Equality came in for sharp criticism from members of Boyle Municipal Authority at...

Wednesday, 03/04/19 - 9:16pm Read More

HSE accepts more respite beds needed in Roscommon

    There are just five respite beds in Co Roscommon and the HSE has accepted that more are probably...

Wednesday, 03/04/19 - 9:12pm Read More