National News

No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight's Lotto jackpot, worth €4,250,974.The numbers drawn were: 10, 14, 22, 24, 26 and 44. The bonus number was 12.More than 32,576 players won prizes in tonight’s draw, including two winners of €25,000.Saturday's jackpot is...

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President signs Marriage Equality into law

President Michael D Higgins has signed Marriage Equality into law. It means the Government can now bring forward legislation to...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 8:11pm Read More

UUP votes to withdraw from government

Senior members of the Ulster Unionist Party have voted to withdraw from the North's power-sharing government over claims the Provisional...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 8:44pm Read More

UUP debates government exit over Provisional IRA claims

A crunch meeting where senior members of the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) will vote on whether to walk away from...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 6:52pm Read More

Tens of thousands protest water charges in Dublin

Tens of thousands of anti-water charge protesters have taken to the streets of Dublin in the fifth major demonstration against...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 6:18pm Read More

Two dead after cage carrying workers plunges into River Shannon

By David RaleighTwo men have been killed in a catastrophic disaster on the River Shannon this evening.The men were carrying...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 7:01pm Read More

ASTI members to vote on Junior Cert reform

Members of the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland are to vote on reform of the Junior Cert. The central...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 4:58pm Read More

Homemade bomb found in Finglas housing estate

A homemade bomb has been found in a housing estate in Finglas in Dublin.The device was discovered outside one of...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 3:25pm Read More

Water-charges protesters take to Dublin streets

Two major protests against water charges are underway in Dublin city centre this afternoon.The rallies at Heuston Station and O'Connell...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 3:22pm Read More

Hurler Lar Corbett in passionate plea for help after pub’s takings stolen

A Tipperary hurler has offered a reward to catch the people who robbed his pub last night.Lar Corbett took to...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 2:56pm Read More

Roscommon News

High demand for air ambulance

The Emergency Air Ambulance (EAS) received almost 190 requests from emergency services in County Roscommon since July 1st, 2012, the Roscommon Herald has learned. According to the Department of Health, County Roscommon made 187 requests for the EAS over the...

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Naughten adamant he will support his brother in election

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  Fine Gael’s Cllr John Naughten will be supporting his brother Denis, during the forthcoming General Election, the Roscommon Herald...

Wednesday, 19/08/15 - 2:46pm Read More

Fourteen-year-old among patients at Roscommon addiction services

A 14 year old was one of 288 people to access addiction services in the county during a four year...

Thursday, 06/08/15 - 10:43am Read More

Young woman found dead in caravan

Gardaí in Co Roscommon are investigating the sudden death of a woman in her 20s.She was found unresponsive in a...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 9:02pm Read More

‘How is it okay to take a child’s dog away?’

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The Strokestown owner of a dog at the centre of a recent Facebook campaign has told the Roscommon Herald she...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 12:38pm Read More

HIQA finds inadequate facilities and staff shortages at Sacred Heart Hospital

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Inadequate showering and toilet facilities and staff shortages as well as insufficient space for residents at the HSE-run Sacred Heart...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 11:29am Read More

Feighan fears for safety after death threat

THE POSTING of a vile death threat to the office of sitting TD Frank Feighan has left both the Fine...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 11:16am Read More

HIQA inspection finds significant breaches at Roscommon nursing home

A HIQA inspection found there were inadequate shower and toilet facilities and staff shortages in a nursing home in Roscommon...

Thursday, 23/07/15 - 1:17pm Read More

Major international fishing competition to give boost to Ballyleague’s economy

The Lough Ree Angling Hub has secured a prestigious international fishing event, seeing off stiff competition from other sites in...

Monday, 20/07/15 - 6:16pm Read More

Anglers tearing their hair out over Asian clams

The continued presence of Asian clams in the Ballyleague-Lanesboro area has moved beyond crisis point the Minister for Rural Affairs...

Monday, 20/07/15 - 6:13pm Read More