National News

Government withholds over €10m of funding for aid agency Goal

The Government has confirmed its withholding over €10m in funding from aid agency Goal. The US Agency for International Development launched an investigation in April into “alleged irregularities” relating to aid programmes in Syria. In a statement, the Department of...

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Katherine Zappone: Govt are watching today’s #repealthe8th march

Tens of thousands are taking part for the March for Choice in Dublin city this afternoon. Demonstrators are marching from...

Saturday, 24/09/16 - 4:03pm Read More

Gardaí ‘seriously concerned’ about man missing from Galway

Update 9.54pm: Eamon O’Connell has been found safe and well this evening. Earlier: Gardaí are seeking the public’s help in...

Saturday, 24/09/16 - 9:55pm Read More

Pro-life report claims 8th Amendment has saved 100,000 lives

The pro-life campaign has launched a report today to celebrate the lives that the 8th Amendment has saved. The report...

Saturday, 24/09/16 - 4:01pm Read More

Man in hospital after armed robbery by two men in Dublin; one suspect still at large

Gardaí have launched a manhunt after a robbery at a shop in Dublin this morning. The robbery took place at...

Saturday, 24/09/16 - 6:36pm Read More

Protestors urged to march for increase in cardiac services at Waterford hospital

People in the south east are being urged to show their support this afternoon for a second cath lab at...

Saturday, 24/09/16 - 1:27pm Read More

Government withholding €7m in funds from Goal

The Government is withholding more than €7m worth of funding from aid agency Goal. It comes after a US-led investigation...

Saturday, 24/09/16 - 12:55pm Read More

Michael Healy Rae: Rural areas need more community based Gardaí

There are calls for more community based Gardaí in rural areas. It comes as a new opinion poll shows that...

Saturday, 24/09/16 - 12:43pm Read More

Mary Lou McDonald says politicians cannot ‘run away’ from abortion issue

Thousands of people are expected to turn out for a Pro-Choice march in the capital today. The 5th Annual March...

Saturday, 24/09/16 - 9:31am Read More

PSNI make €1.39m cocaine seizure in Belfast

Cocaine worth an estimated £1.2m (€1.39m) has been seized by police in Belfast. The drugs were found when officers stopped...

Saturday, 24/09/16 - 8:08am Read More

Roscommon News

CFRAM consultation a day a ‘waste of time’

The latest CFRAM (Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management) consultation day has been roundly dismissed as a waste of time and money. Officials from the Office of Public Works and Jacobs Engineering met with members of the public in Athleague...

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O’Donnell resigns as joint-manager of Roscommon team

Fergal O’Donnell has resigned as joint-manager of the Roscommon senior football team, along with selectors David Casey and Stephen Bohan...

Wednesday, 07/09/16 - 11:00am Read More

Huge jobs boost for Carrick-on-Shannon with 200 jobs for VistaMed

Patrick Mulholland, Managing Director, VistaMed; Tom Kelly, Enterprise Ireland; Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O'Connor TD.
Two hundred jobs have been announced for Carrick-on-Shannon, in a massive employment boost for the town. Ono Monday VistaMed, the...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 11:04am Read More

Rotting fish sparks contamination fears

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Hundreds of fish discovered dead at the turlough in Castleplunkett have raised fears of possible contamination of the water in...

Tuesday, 19/07/16 - 11:38pm Read More

High Court proceedings served in wake of Curraghroe flooding

A Curraghroe family whose home was flooded two weeks ago has served Coillte with High Court proceedings. In total more...

Monday, 27/06/16 - 6:00pm Read More

Internet extortion scam warning from Roscommon Gardai

Gardai in Roscommon wish to alert the public about a new internet scam that been reported lately in the Roscommon...

Tuesday, 14/06/16 - 2:18pm Read More

Broad welcome for 100 new medical device jobs in Creagh

The expansion of an existing medical device facility at Creagh in South Roscommon, which will create 100 new jobs, has...

Tuesday, 14/06/16 - 12:18pm Read More

Castlerea prisoners gifted €85,000 ‘bus money’ on release

Convicted criminals have been gifted almost €85,000 in ‘bus money’ to cover the cost of transport following their release from...

Tuesday, 14/06/16 - 12:17pm Read More

Teenage girl robbed at knifepoint while working in Boyle shop

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A Cortober man who robbed a teenage girl at knifepoint while she was working at a Boyle shop has been...

Tuesday, 07/06/16 - 3:16pm Read More

Horrific Castlerea robbery at the Demesne relived

Hundreds of people walked through the Demesne in Castlerea in solidarity with the elderly man who was robbed while he was out walking last August.
A 90-year-old Castlerea man who has spent his life enhancing the town’s demesne is now afraid to walk there on...

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