National News

Proposal to delay school admissions Bill ‘simply not acceptable’

Education Equality has said it was dismayed to hear Minister for Education Richard Bruton propose a further 12-month delay to a Bill aimed at ending religious discrimination in the area of school admissions. If enacted, the Equal Status (Admissions to...

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Dublin glamour model Ava Van Rose sentenced after assaulting ex-boyfriend’s new partner

A Dublin glamour model has been given a two-month suspended sentence after she admitted she jumped on her ex-boyfriend’s new...

Wednesday, 29/06/16 - 3:39pm Read More

Ireland and Scotland can provide ‘ethical leadership’, says President Higgins

Ireland and Scotland have been urged to play a key role in providing the “ethical leadership that is so needed...

Wednesday, 29/06/16 - 3:09pm Read More

EU leaders very aware of Ireland’s unique position after Brexit, says Enda Kenny

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the Brexit vote has highlighted the “crisis in confidence” in the European Union and politics...

Wednesday, 29/06/16 - 2:48pm Read More

Sons of billionaire businessman Jim Mansfield to go on trial on ammunition charges

By Tom Tuite Two sons of billionaire businessman Jim Mansfield will go on trial in November on ammunition charges. Jim...

Wednesday, 29/06/16 - 1:56pm Read More

Immigrant Council monitoring racist incidents here after UK sees post-Brexit spike

The Immigrant Council of Ireland has said it is monitoring the situation here closely after a spike in racism in...

Wednesday, 29/06/16 - 1:04pm Read More

Simon Coveney ‘not happy’ about Greyhound’s opt-out pay-by-weight rule

Housing and Planning Minister Simon Coveney has said he is “not happy” that one waste collection company is telling customers...

Wednesday, 29/06/16 - 12:49pm Read More

Missing woman Karen Scott found safe and well

Missing woman Karen Scott has been located safe and well today in Dublin city centre. The 44-year-old, who has Down...

Wednesday, 29/06/16 - 12:33pm Read More

Student exchange programmes not affected by Brexit vote, until UK actually leaves the EU

The European Commission has said student exchange programmes between Ireland and Britain will continue for at least another two years,...

Wednesday, 29/06/16 - 12:00pm Read More

Funding approved for 72 new housing units in Dublin’s inner city

The Government has approved funding for the development of new social housing units in Dublin’s north inner city. Seventy-two homes...

Wednesday, 29/06/16 - 11:15am Read More

Roscommon News

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 than ten houses in the vicinity of the Sliabh Bán wind farm were flooded in a freak downpour of rain....

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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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Oral hearings for wind farm appeals

An Bord Pleanála (ABP) will hold oral hearings next week into appeals for controversial plans to build 35 wind turbines...

Monday, 30/05/16 - 6:12pm Read More

Cathoairleach of Roscommon County Council censured by Fianna Fáil

The cathaoirleach of Roscommon County Council has been censured by Fianna Fáil following a long running investigation into a complaint...

Monday, 30/05/16 - 6:10pm Read More

Century old cross taken from Sacred Heart Church

Gardaí have launched a major investigation into the theft of a century old replica of the Cross of Cong from...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 11:22am Read More

Changed climate for Minister Naughten

  Hundreds of people turned out to welcome Roscommon’s new minister home on Saturday night last. Across the county and...

Tuesday, 10/05/16 - 11:19am Read More