National News

Limerick residents return home after viable bomb attached to car

Around 20 houses had to be evacuated tonight after the discovery of a bomb in Newcastle West, Co Limerick.The device -- described by a spokesperson for the army as "viable" -- was attached to a car outside a house at...

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Limerick residential area evacuated by army bomb disposal team

Several homes have been evacuated and a housing estate sealed off in Limerick as the army bomb disposal team deals...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 11:05pm Read More

Missing Meath woman located

Missing woman Ann King has been located safe and well. Gardaí thanked the media and the public for their assistance....

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 10:10pm Read More

Man questioned in connection with Mary Boyle disappearance released

A man arrested over the unsolved disappearance of six-year-old Mary Boyle in 1977 has been released from Garda custody.The 64-year-old...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 9:59pm Read More

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Gardaí search for missing young woman in Kildare

Gardaí are asking the public for help in finding 18-year-old Coleen Leigh.Coleen has been missing from Athy, Co Kildare, where...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 8:28pm Read More

Four accused reject Máiria Cahill allegation

Four people accused of covering up the rape of Máiria Cahill have issued a statement rejecting her claims.The statement, issued...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 7:47pm Read More

Gardaí anxious for missing 64-year-old woman

Gardaí are concerned about a woman in her 60s who has gone missing from her home in Co Meath.Gardaí have...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 7:43pm Read More

Demonstrators gather to protest Poolbeg Incinerator

Up to 100 people are expected to arrive at the Dáil this evening to express their anger at the building...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 7:00pm Read More

Kelly orders PR overhaul at Irish Water

The Environment Minister Alan Kelly says he has ordered Irish Water to overhaul its Public Relations message.Mr Kelly says the...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 6:50pm Read More

Officers arrest man after confiscating €160k

A man has been arrested at Dublin Port after a crackdown by criminal assets officers.On Monday, more than €160,000 was...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 6:47pm Read More

Roscommon News

Roscommon saying NO to water charges

The campaign against water charges takes to the streets of Roscommon Town on Saturday, November 1st. ‘Roscommon Says No to Water Charges’ is a new group formed to fight against the impending charges and the privatisation of water services to...

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Color Communications to expand in Castlerea

A Castlerea based colour merchandising company is set to create 20 new jobs over the next five years. Color Communications...

Wednesday, 15/10/14 - 11:40am Read More

The Fitz Factor

 The victory of turf cutters’ champion Michael Fitzmaurice in the Roscommon/ South Leitrim bye-election has dealt a blow to party...

Wednesday, 15/10/14 - 11:39am Read More


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Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan has confirmed that he is seeking legal advice following a formal complaint to Gardai in...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 11:41am Read More

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Tributes paid to ‘caring’ Kilroosky mother trampled to death by cattle

  AN “OVERWHELMING sense of disbelief” hangs over the community of Ballagh and Kilroosky following the death of a local...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 11:40am Read More

Feighan apologises for ‘overreaction’

Frank Feighan
Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan has issued a statement today apologising for any hurt caused to Independent bye-election candidate John...

Saturday, 27/09/14 - 10:18pm Read More

Memorial stone now marks Cindy the elephant’s final resting place

The resting place for Castlerea’s most famous elephant, Cindy has been marked after 42 years. According to the history books...

Tuesday, 23/09/14 - 5:43pm Read More

No cut in property tax

There will be not cut in property tax in the county for 2015. Members of Roscommon County Council agreed on...

Tuesday, 23/09/14 - 11:56am Read More

Black Donkey Brewing aiming to tap into growing craft beer market

Richard Siberry and Michaela Dillon  of Black Donkey Brewing. 
Located in the quiet farming village of
    HAVING LIVED and worked in New York for twenty years, coming back to County Roscommon to open a...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 12:01pm Read More

‘Hub’ ideal count venue

WITH THE date for the upcoming bye-election expected to be announced this week, Enterprise Castlerea has written to the county...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 6:15pm Read More