Roscommon News

Call for independent investigation at Castlerea mental health unit

The Psychiatric Nurses Association has called for an independent investigation into a number of alleged serious incidents at a community mental health facility in Castlerea. The call follows two alleged serious incidents in recent months at Knockroe House, a high...

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Counting the cost of raging bog fires

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The county is counting the cost of a major bog fire in the Castlerea area on Sunday afternoon, which has...

Monday, 20/04/15 - 6:02pm Read More

Knockcroghery postmistress threatened with knife

A KNOCKCROGHERY postmistress was left severely distressed after a raider entered the village post office on Friday last brandishing a...

Monday, 20/04/15 - 6:00pm Read More

National News

Ex-Finance Secretary General condemns personal attacks over Siteserv deal

The ex-Secretary General of the Department of Finance said personal attacks on civil servants over the Siteserv deal are "regrettable".In a statement, John Moran's described comments made by former Irish Bank Resolution Corporation chairman Alan Dukes about him as "a...

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Pharmacy union calls for free morning after pill for medical card holders

The Irish Pharmacy Union is claiming the HSE is discriminating against women with medical cards, when it comes to accessing...

Saturday, 25/04/15 - 1:09pm Read More

Child Rescue alert issued for three-year-old and mother

GardaĆ­ have issued a Child Rescue Ireland Alert for a mother and child missing from Rathfarnham in Dublin.They are seeking...

Saturday, 25/04/15 - 12:51pm Read More


Katie Price is giving a pop career another go

Katie Price is releasing new music with Kavana.The 36-year-old reality TV star has spent today shooting a music video with the 37-year-old singer, who she became friends with in the 'Celebrity Big Brother' house in January. In a series of...

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Friday Film Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Avengers: Age of Ultron As the roaring success of last year's Guardians Of The Galaxy confirmed, our appetite for films...

Friday, 24/04/15 - 2:01pm Read More

Witherspoon may go into politics

Reese Witherspoon hasn't ruled out a career in politics.The 'Hot Pursuit' actress says she wants to fight for gender equality...

Friday, 24/04/15 - 9:16am Read More

Roscommon Sport

Roscommon have point to prove

Having suffered a heavy defeat to Carlow two weeks ago in the group stages, Roscommon will enter Sunday’s Division Three League semi-final clash with the Barrowsiders with a point to prove. Roscommon knew before they played Carlow that they had...

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‘This game should stand to us’ – Dowd

        As usual, the token plea to keep off the pitch fell on deaf ears. Tuam Stadium...

Monday, 06/04/15 - 5:01pm Read More

CBS on the cusp of historic achievement

Jack Casey from Oran GAA Club will lead Roscommon CBS into battle in Croke Park on Saturday next. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin

Monday, 06/04/15 - 4:53pm Read More

National Sport

Pochettino’s Spurs deny Saints win

Southampton 2 Tottenham 2Mauricio Pochettino frustrated the fans that once adored him as Tottenham twice came from behind to secure a draw on his first return to Southampton.Last summer the former Argentina international called time on a successful, 16-month stint...

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Three key points on the Allianz NFL Division 1 final

By Peter McNamaraAllianz NFL Division 1 finalDublin v Cork4pm, Sunday, Croke Park (live on TG4)1. Cork have nothing to fear...

Saturday, 25/04/15 - 2:30pm Read More

David Cameron forgot which football team he supports during speech

David Cameron has blamed getting his favourite football team wrong on "brain fade".The Prime Minister said he supported West Ham...

Saturday, 25/04/15 - 11:33am Read More