Roscommon Gardai find man in possession of knife during arrest

Gardai have confirmed a man was arrested  on Thursday last, May 19th shortly after 9 p.m. following a complaint. The man, who is in his sixties, was arrested in the Boyle area after a complaint was made to Gardai, alleging...

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Irish Rail warns of reduced capacity on local intercity services

  Irish Rail is warning of reduced capacity on local intercity services this evening and tomorrow morning. This afternoon, Irish Rail said on social media that due to a mechanical issue this evening’s 18:15 Heuston/Westport service will be affected by...

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Roscommon senator forced to sleep in his car due to lack of hotel rooms in Dublin

By Fiachra Gallagher A Fianna Fáil senator has revealed that he has been forced to sleep in his car in...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 3:02pm Read More

Honourary Garda Lucy welcomed to the Little Blue Heroes family

Honourary Garda Lucy Croghan from Roscommon recently received her Little Blue Heroes Foundation induction pack from Sgt Deirdre Coleman and...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 1:21pm Read More

Local road closed, council warns of delays

A local road in the county will be closed from today until Wednesday to allow for resurfacing works. Roscommon County...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 12:09pm Read More

Suspected drug driver arrested

Local Gardaí have arrested a driver for alleged drug driving. Gardaí from the Longford Roads Policing Unit saw a car...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 10:27am Read More

New Sacred Heart Hospital project planning application ‘invalidated’

In an unexpected development, the long awaited planning application for the new 50-bed unit at the Sacred Heart Hospital has...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 9:39am Read More

Geraldine retires from St. Michael’s School with a lifetime of memories

Thirty one years of dedicated service to teaching were marked in Castlerea recently when Geraldine Connolly bid farewell to her...

Sunday, 22/05/22 - 5:09pm Read More

County Roscommon man named new president of the Panel of Chefs Ireland

A County Roscommon man has been named as the new president of the Panel of Chefs Ireland. Castlerea native Alan...

Sunday, 22/05/22 - 2:58pm Read More

Honours for Ballaghaderreen Tennis Club coach

Ballaghaderreen Tennis Club coach Tim Clarke was recently named Coach of the Year in Connacht in 2021. Tim received this...

Sunday, 22/05/22 - 11:09am Read More

Taoiseach insists N5 project will proceed

The N5 bypass connecting the Ballaghaderreen bypass to Scramogue, outside Strokestown, will go ahead Taoiseach Micheal Martin has insisted. The...

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 Roscommon school honoured at Young Social Innovators of the Year Ireland Awards 

  A County Roscommon school was honoured at the Young Social Innovators of the Year Ireland (YSI) Awards for its positive impact in helping to create...

Sunday, 22/05/22 - 9:09am Read More

Hundreds gather in Castlerea to welcome home the O’Rourke sisters

  Family, friends and supporters came out in their hundreds on Saturday night in Castlerea to welcome home Lisa O’Rourke...

Saturday, 21/05/22 - 11:33pm Read More

Casting opens for  ‘Toy Show The Musical’

The search is on to find the young girl who will play the lead role in Toy Show  the Musical...

Saturday, 21/05/22 - 1:03pm Read More

End of an era as County Roscommon business closes its doors

  By Fiachra Gallagher In Sheerin’s Drapery Shop on Patrick Street, Boyle not much has changed in eight decades of...

Saturday, 21/05/22 - 11:04am Read More

Support urged for Run A for Life

  Transplant recipients  and their families together with family and friends, gathered at the scenic Burgess Park in Athlone, on...

Saturday, 21/05/22 - 10:52am Read More

Government refuses to eliminate charges for quarterly or half-yearly motor tax renewals

Kenneth Fox The Government has refused to remove increased charges for those who opt to renew their motor tax on...

Saturday, 21/05/22 - 9:09am Read More

Residential farm on the market for €480,000

A five bedroomed residential farm together with substantial outbuildings is now on the market with Sherry FitzGerald P. Burke, Roscommon....

Saturday, 21/05/22 - 8:38am Read More

County Roscommon native building for the future with new appointment

  County Roscommon’s charitable housing association is building for the future with a key new appointment. Roscara Housing Association has...

Friday, 20/05/22 - 7:46pm Read More

Cash and cannabis recovered by Gardai

  A quantity of cash and drugs has been recovered by Gardai in Athlone. Gardai searched a house in the...

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