National News

Waterford civic leaders unite to condemn recent demonstrations

Waterford's political leaders, local authority chief and most senior Garda have combined in response to recent anti-Roma protests in the city. Cllr James Tobin, Mayor of Waterford City & County; Cllr Lola O'Sullivan, Mayor of Waterford Metropolitan District and Waterford's...

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Prosecutors want longer sentence for Fiona Doyle’s rapist father

The new Court of Appeal will hear an application from prosecutors that the sentence handed down to the father of...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 1:25pm Read More

Government to announce water charge ‘decisions’ within two weeks

Finance Minister Michael Noonan says a number of decisions around water charges will be announced in the coming weeks.Minister Noonan...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 1:08pm Read More

No jail for man who sparked Ebola fear on Aer Lingus flight

An Italian businessman who sparked Ebola fears on board an Aer Lingus flight has been spared a prison sentence after...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 12:14pm Read More

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Dublin gardaí appeal for witnesses to city centre murder

Gardaí are renewing their appeal for witnesses to the murder of a man in Dublin city centre last weekend. Kieran...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 11:38am Read More

Gardaí find €100,000 worth of cannabis in car

Gardaí discovered cannabis herb with a street value of around €100,000 when they searched a car in Limerick last night....

Friday, 31/10/14 - 10:41am Read More

Cork and Down lead the way in pub-food guide

Counties Cork and Down have both secured six listings in the 2015 Michelin 'Eating Out In Pubs' guide.They were followed...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 9:09am Read More

Union leader says public will pay twice as much if water charges are dropped

The head of the country's largest trade unions is calling for a different approach to opposition to the water charge.Organisers...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 8:54am Read More

Motorcyclist dies in Donegal road crash

Gardaí are investigating a road accident on the N13 at Lisfannon, Burt, Co Donegal at approximately 10.30pm last night.A male...

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Motorists urged to drive carefully in wet conditions

Motorists are being urged to drive with care this morning due to slippery road conditions. A status yellow rainfall alert...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 8:01am Read More

Roscommon News

Eight complaints to Revenue about petrol stretching in Roscommon

EIGHT COMPLAINTS from Roscommon motorists have been received by the Revenue Commissioners in relation to petrol stretching. There are now calls for the Government to publish the results of local filling stations that have been tested by Revenue. Minister Michael...

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Beef price protest

Farmers from throughout Roscommon took their protest over beef prices to the gates of Kepak in Athleague where the IFA organised a 24-hour protest.
Hundreds of angry and frustrated farmers turned out in force for a major 24 hour protest at Kepak in Athleague...

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Man dies in overnight road accident in Co Roscommon

A man died in an overnight road accident in Co Roscommon, it has emerged.The deceased, the driver and sole occupant...

Sunday, 26/10/14 - 5:06pm Read More

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...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 6:03pm Read More

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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

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’

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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