National News

Number of schools in the North have been evacuated

A number of Northern Ireland schools have been evacuated following ‘malicious communications’. It is not clear how many schools have been affected, however the Irish Independent reports that children at Kilmaine in Co Down were told ‘to leave lunch boxes...

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Some whistleblowers claims not investigated says Martin Kenny

A Sinn Féin TD behind new claims of Garda malpractice has said whistleblowers have been told some of their claims...

Friday, 27/05/16 - 2:33pm Read More

76 vehicles caught speeding so far on National Slow Down Day

Gardaí have clocked the speed of more than 60,000 vehicles since 7am this morning as part of National Slow Down...

Friday, 27/05/16 - 2:26pm Read More

‘Test case’ not entitled to benefit from Moriarty ruling

A prisoner has failed to secure his release in what was the first High Court judgement since parts of the...

Friday, 27/05/16 - 12:52pm Read More

Man to appear in court in connection with €30k heroin seizure

A 39-year-old man is to appear in Limerick District Court this morning charged in connection with a heroin seizure. Heroin...

Friday, 27/05/16 - 12:44pm Read More

Two more arrests made in murder investigation of Gareth Hutch

Two further arrests have been made in the investigation into the murder of Gareth Hutch. They are being detained under...

Friday, 27/05/16 - 12:38pm Read More

1 in 4 admitted to hospital also suffering from malnutrition

Malnutrition affects one in four people admitted to hospital. However a new HIQA review has found that nutrition and hydration...

Friday, 27/05/16 - 12:30pm Read More

70% of people ‘concerned’ following gangland violence in Dublin

A recent survey about gang violence reveals that 70% of people are concerned about recent violent episodes in Dublin. The...

Friday, 27/05/16 - 11:59am Read More

Court appearance for First Dates star Daphney Sanasie

RTE First Dates star Daphney Sanasie who is accused of harassing celebrity chef Dylan McGrath has been given four weeks...

Friday, 27/05/16 - 12:25pm Read More

Junior Infants are getting stressed about their homework

Junior infants are getting stressed out with their homework. A new survey by the National Parents council shows that 58%...

Friday, 27/05/16 - 11:44am Read More

Roscommon News

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 the Sacred Heart Church in Roscommon Town. Hundreds of people turned to social media last week to voice their anger...

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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

Late Monsignor McKeon an ‘inspiration to the people of Tulsk’

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TRIBUTES have been paid to the man described as an “inspiration” to the people of Tulsk and throughout the county...

Tuesday, 03/05/16 - 11:47am Read More

New GAA training facility to be named after Dermot Earley

The new Roscommon GAA training facility at Runnabracken will be named after former Roscommon player and Chief of Staff of...

Tuesday, 03/05/16 - 11:40am Read More

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...

Monday, 25/04/16 - 10:22am Read More

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....

Monday, 28/03/16 - 4:47pm Read More

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