Born 1 year and 20 miles apart, the oldest men in Ireland catch up on old times

Lifelong friends
  What are the chances? They were born a year and less than 20 miles apart as the crow flies and it has taken over 100 years for these two unique men to meet. They are two centenarians from County...

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Drug seizure near Castlerea

Gardaí have seized cannabis plants and arrested a male as part of an ongoing operation targeting the cultivation of cannabis in the Roscommon/Longford areas. The discovery was made during a planned search at a house in Ballynaheglish near Castlerea yesterday...

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Average rent in county now €534

RENTS IN County Roscommon only rose by 0.2% in the 12 months to June 2014 with the average advertised rent...

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McDermott named as HAC candidate for bye-election

HAC chairperson and bye-election candidate  John McDermott
The newly announced Hospital Action Committee candidate to contest the forthcoming bye-election in Roscommon/South Leitrim has called on the people...

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Another portacabin for Cloonakilla NS

Another portacabin was delivered to Cloonakilla NS on the outskirts of Athlone last week as the school faces into another...

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Larissa answers ‘Ireland’s Call’ at Women’s Rugby World Cup

Ireland scrum-half Larissa Muldoon has Roscommon connections in Donamon. Pic: INPHO
    The dust has hardly settled on Ireland’s historic voyage at the Women’s Rugby World Cup and scrum-half Larissa...

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Featherston fires Roscommon into final

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Taps run dry in Strokestown

Hospital hand hygiene still below target

Yvonne climbs the highest peaks

Trailers worth over €8,000 stolen

Children’s services under pressure

No surge in building activity across county

Glynn’s sweet 16 guides minors home

Gaels ‘Cian’ to make statement

Defensive excellence stifles Offaly