National News

Dublin Gardaí issue appeal for missing teenage girl from Tyrone

Gardaí in Dublin are asking for help help in finding a 17-year-old girl from Tyrone. Aoife O’Hare, who is is from Cookstown in Co. Tyrone, was reported missing at Store Street Garda Station. Aoife was last seen at 8am yesterday...

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Garda Commissioner reveals she has been assaulted on the beat as GRA calls for audit of attacks

The Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan has revealed she has been assaulted while on the beat, but has stopped short of...

Tuesday, 25/04/17 - 6:33pm Read More

Latest: Minister publishes deal for the new national maternity hospital

Update – 6.45pm: The deal to move Holles Street Hospital to St Vincent’s in Dublin has been published. The Health...

Tuesday, 25/04/17 - 7:31pm Read More

Justice Minister tells GRA conference breath test scandal was ‘failure of entire force’

The Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has said rank-and-file Gardaí should not blame management for inflating breath test figures. Almost a...

Tuesday, 25/04/17 - 5:27pm Read More

More than 200 slept rough in Dublin on single night despite additional emergency beds

More than 200 people have been counted sleeping rough in Dublin on one night. Official figures revealed that even though...

Tuesday, 25/04/17 - 5:26pm Read More

Trial of seven, including TD Paul Murphy, on charges of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton delayed

The start of the trial of Solidarity TD Paul Murphy and six other men on charges of falsely imprisoning Joan...

Tuesday, 25/04/17 - 4:57pm Read More

DUP and Sinn Fein clash over who to blame for public spending cuts

The DUP and Sinn Fein are at loggerheads over who to blame for public spending cuts in the North. Senior...

Tuesday, 25/04/17 - 4:40pm Read More

Kerry Councillor wants dog nappies designed to tackle ‘serious issue’ of dog fouling in county

A Kerry County Councillor is calling for the development of dog nappies. Dog fouling continues to be a problem throughout...

Tuesday, 25/04/17 - 4:50pm Read More

Trial of childminder hears that 10-month-old baby suffered seizures and detached retina

A professionally trained childminder has gone on trial charged with causing serious harm to a 10-month-old baby. The child’s mother...

Tuesday, 25/04/17 - 4:26pm Read More

0.3% of homes used an eighth of total water supply

Just over 2,000 of the 771,348 metered homes are responsible for using nearly an eighth of the country’s total municipal...

Tuesday, 25/04/17 - 3:58pm Read More

Roscommon News

Ringfort dig unearths 800 bodies close to Roscommon Town

A Medievil ringfort that included a jewellery workshop and extensive farming has been uncovered in a surprise archaeological find during a road project outside Roscommon Town. However, it will take the outcome of scientific analysis on the almost 800 people...

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Carrick Gardai investigate attempted child abduction reports

        Carrick on Shannon gardaí are urging parents to be vigilant following an incident of what they...

Monday, 13/03/17 - 4:32pm Read More

Delays at new refugee centre

The Syrian refugees destined for Ballaghaderreen will not be arriving in the town today or anytime this week as previously...

Tuesday, 07/03/17 - 10:15am Read More

McStay hits out at ‘nonsense’ criticism

    Roscommon senior football manager Kevin McStay had hit out at recent personal criticism, describing it as “the greatest...

Tuesday, 07/03/17 - 10:10am Read More

No date for fire station reopening

There remains no indication of when Castlerea Fire Station will reopen, following a meeting between councillors and the council management....

Friday, 03/03/17 - 10:49am Read More

Mother hits out at hospital group after 18 month delay

A Roscommon mother has claimed that the Saolta Hospital Group has reneged on its promise to externally investigate the circumstances...

Friday, 17/02/17 - 5:47pm Read More

Plans lodged for 34-acre solar energy farm

Plans for a 34 acre solar energy farm close to Roscommon Town have been lodged with Roscommon County Council. The...

Wednesday, 01/02/17 - 3:11pm Read More

Fears over future of Community Games in the county

The strong tradition of Community Games in County Roscommon is in crisis with a number of areas struggling to keep...

Tuesday, 24/01/17 - 10:38am Read More

Valuation Office officials to visit Roscommon to clarify concerns of local business community

It is hoped that the widespread confusion surrounding proposed rates for businesses in the county will be addressed next week...

Tuesday, 24/01/17 - 10:36am Read More

Minister Naughten injured in crash

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten has been injured in a road crash while cycling close to...

Monday, 02/01/17 - 5:54pm Read More