National News

Lucky escape for couple who avoided injury following arson attack

A couple in their 50s have escaped injury after an arson attack in west Belfast. The man and woman, both aged 53, were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation but were not admitted to hospital. Police said two cars...

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Company owned by Denis O’Brien asked to waive confidentiality on 50,000 documents

The inquiry into the sale of SiteServ has asked a company owned by Denis O’Brien to waive confidentiality on up...

Saturday, 30/04/16 - 11:59am Read More

Veronica Guerin’s only child has given his first interview

The only child of murdered journalist Veronica Guerin has given his first interview since her death. Cathal Turley was just...

Saturday, 30/04/16 - 9:54am Read More

€10,000 reward offered for information on sheep rustlers

A financial reward is available to identify sheep rustlers after a livestock theft on the hillsides of the Comeragh Mountains...

Saturday, 30/04/16 - 9:29am Read More

Drivers urged to slow down over the Bank holiday weekend

Drivers are being urged to prepare your vehicle if you plan on taking a long journey this bank holiday weekend....

Saturday, 30/04/16 - 8:13am Read More

EU mobile roaming charges to drop sharply from today

Mobile phone roaming fees in the EU will fall sharply from today – the last step before they are abolished...

Saturday, 30/04/16 - 8:03am Read More

Independent Alliance: Cronyism key issue to resolve before we will join new Government

The Independent Alliance have said it is not certain they will join a Fine Gael led Government. It is after...

Saturday, 30/04/16 - 8:52am Read More

Two paramedics amoung five hospitalised with carbon monoxide poisoning

Two paramedics are among five people who have been rushed to hospital suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning in County Down....

Saturday, 30/04/16 - 7:43am Read More

Cork Gardaí seek help to find missing teen

Gardaí in Cork are looking for the public’s help in tracing the whereabouts of a teenager missing from Macroom. 17-year-old...

Friday, 29/04/16 - 8:53pm Read More

Woman in her 60s killed in Roscrea crash

Update 9.25pm: A woman in her 60s was fatally injured in a road traffic collision this afternoon on the Limerick...

Friday, 29/04/16 - 9:26pm Read More

Roscommon News

Boundary meeting to be arranged

A meeting between the Athlone Boundary Committee and Roscommon County Councillors will be organised soon. Chair of the three man committee, Jack Keyes told this paper that the meeting is currently being arranged and he hopes that a suitable time...

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Roscommon ambulance response times continue to miss targets

Ambulance response times in the county and neighbouring counties continue to miss national targets, according to the latest National Ambulance...

Monday, 25/04/16 - 10:21am Read More

Boundary report to miss Thursday’s deadline

The March 31st deadline for a report on the Athlone boundary issue will now not be met, the Roscommon Herald...

Tuesday, 29/03/16 - 1:02pm Read More

Gardaí believe Ballagh fire was started deliberately

Gardaí in Ballaghaderreen investigating a fire at a shed at the rear of the business premises in the town on...

Tuesday, 29/03/16 - 12:58pm Read More

Uncertainty over big matches this weekend

A steward tries to get rid of the water on Dr. Hyde Park's surface on Sunday last. Pic: INPHO/James Crombie
Saturday’s eagerly anticipated Connacht U-21 Football Championship final between Roscommon and Mayo may be moved away from Dr. Hyde Park....

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Fitzmaurice rubbishes claims on agri portfolio

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Claims that Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice is to be offered a seat at the cabinet table as Agriculture Minister have been...

Tuesday, 22/03/16 - 1:20pm Read More

Fatal collision claims life of Creggs man

The close knit community of Creggs was reeling in shock this week following the death of a man in his...

Tuesday, 22/03/16 - 1:15pm Read More

Flood protests to seek meeting with TDs

The organisers of the recent protest in Athlone will be seeking a meeting with TDs from across the Shannon region...

Friday, 11/03/16 - 4:43pm Read More

Online petition begins to save Jigsaw services

There has been widespread condemnation of the temporary closure of the Jigsaw services in Roscommon Town, announced last week ....

Tuesday, 23/02/16 - 1:53pm Read More

Site resolution plans ongoing at six unfinished estates

There are now 40 unfinished estates throughout the county, a decrease of 13 on the 2014 National Housing Development Survey,...

Tuesday, 23/02/16 - 1:50pm Read More