National News

Grandmother speaks about losing her daughter and two young grandkids in Limerick murder

By Ryan O’Rourke The mother of a 25-year-old woman stabbed to death along with her friend and two children, has spoken for the first time about the pain of losing her only daughter and grandchildren. Abina Ring (aged 51) lost...

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Dublin couple collect €11.3m Lotto prize: ‘There are so many things we want to do for our loved ones’

A Dublin couple made the very short trip to the National Lottery offices on Abbey Street today to collect a...

Thursday, 08/12/16 - 2:25pm Read More

Former Celtic kitman facing child sex charge remanded in custody in Belfast for own safety

A former Celtic Football Club youth coach and kitman charged with a child sex offence has been remanded in prison...

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Offaly GP Bernadette Scully never liked administering drugs to her daughter, manslaughter trial hears

An Offaly GP on trial for allegedly killing her severely disabled daughter with a lethal dose of a sedative has...

Thursday, 08/12/16 - 1:56pm Read More

‘No separate rule for Gerry Adams’: Brendan Howlin

By Fiachra Ó Cionnaith, Political Correspondent Labour leader Brendan Howlin has warned there “can’t be a separate rule for Gerry...

Thursday, 08/12/16 - 1:46pm Read More

Poison centre gets 4,800 calls per year about children under 10

9,600 calls are made to the National Poisons Information Centre each year, with 56% of them relating to children under...

Thursday, 08/12/16 - 1:32pm Read More

Two burnt-out cars, post mortem and witness accounts key to Aidan O’Driscoll murder, say gardaí

Gardaí investigating the murder of father-of-two Aidan ‘The Beast’ O’Driscoll in Cork say it is too early to speculate who...

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Austin Stack confronts Gerry Adams at public event

The son of a murdered prison officer today confronted Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams at a press conference and told...

Thursday, 08/12/16 - 1:01pm Read More

Report into alleged ‘smear campaign’ against Garda whistleblowers submitted to Dept of Justice

A report into an alleged ‘smear campaign’ against Garda whistleblowers has been submitted to the Department of Justice.  The Tánaiste...

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Four men released without charge over greyhound kidnapping

Four men arrested in connection with the kidnapping of one of the country’s fastest greyhounds have been released without charge,...

Thursday, 08/12/16 - 9:30am Read More

Roscommon News

Anger brewing in FF over election spend issue

Anger is brewing within the Fianna Fáil organisation in the constituency with the news that the party spent approximately €5,000 more on the election campaign of Shane Curran than on Deputy Eugene Murphy. A source told the Roscommon Herald that...

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Vandalism causes €1,500 of damage at Cloonfad United’s clubhouse

Damage caused to Cloonfad Utd's club house is €1,500.
Cloonfad United Soccer Club is facing a €1,500 bill for new windows after the club’s new extension was the target...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 12:59pm Read More

Funding of €100,000 for Castlerea food hub

  An Chistin – the Food Hub in Castlerea – has been allocated €100,000 in REDZ (Rural Economic Development Zone) funding....

Tuesday, 29/11/16 - 10:02am Read More

Roscommon farmer had enough cyanide to ‘wipe out’ most of the county

A farmer in Roscommon safely disposed of 4kg of cyanide over the weekend, “enough to wipe out most of the...

Tuesday, 22/11/16 - 2:06pm Read More

Ballyleague event brings big windfall for the county

The recent international fishing event and food festival in Ballyleague/Lanesboro resulted in a boost to the local economy of approximately...

Monday, 14/11/16 - 6:03pm Read More

High hopes for Castlerea food hub

Hopes are high that a state of the art food hub in Castlerea will transform food production in the county...

Monday, 14/11/16 - 6:02pm Read More

Minister ‘disappointed’ following meeting with HSE chief on mental health services

A detailed statement is being sought from the HSE on foot of last Friday’s meeting regarding the future of the...

Friday, 04/11/16 - 11:11am Read More

Castlerea Post Office on the move after 105 years

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One of the oldest premises in Castlerea is set to shut its doors before Christmas, after it was revealed that...

Tuesday, 25/10/16 - 12:15pm Read More

Meeting on Wednesday to discuss Ballagh’s €440,000 fund

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A public meeting in Ballaghaderreen on Wednesday will debate how a €440,000 fund should be used to benefit the locality....

Tuesday, 18/10/16 - 1:28pm Read More

Dineen pulls of race to become next Roscommon football manager

Former Roscommon footballer and U-21 manager Nigel Dineen has announced that he is to pull out of the race to...

Thursday, 13/10/16 - 12:02pm Read More