National News

Meath man wins €500,000 with Lotto plus 1 win

A Meath man has claimed €500,000 after winning the Lotto plus 1 prize from June 4. The man waited an astonishing 86 days to collect his €500,000 prize, despite knowing he had the winning ticket, without checking until last week....

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Kevin Mallon has appeared in Brazil court

The Irishman arrested over alleged ticket touting has appeared in court in Brazil as part of his bail conditions. Kevin...

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First Educate Together second-level school opens in Cork

Educate Together’s first secondary school opened its doors to 45 First Year students on the campus of Nagle Community School,...

Monday, 29/08/16 - 4:20pm Read More

PSNI investigate armed robbery in Antrim

Police in the north are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at a commercial premises in County Antrim. It...

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LIVE: ‘Valued’ teachers mourned by local schools following Cavan ‘murder-suicide’

6.40pm: Castlerahan National School and Oristown National School have released statements regarding the death of Alan Hawe, his wife Clodagh...

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Residents of Dublin Children’s Detention Campus have climbed onto roof

Update: 6pm: Gardaí are still at the scene of a public order incident at the Oberstown Children’s Detention Campus in...

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Hickey’s family want Minister Flanagan to meet Brazilian ambassador

Pat Hickey’s family wants the Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan to meet with the Brazilian ambassador to Ireland to...

Monday, 29/08/16 - 2:28pm Read More

President and Taoiseach join mourners at funeral of former tánaiste

The President and Taoiseach joined hundreds of mourners at today’s funeral Mass for former tánaiste Peter Barry. Michael D Higgins...

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Irish Navy rescues 165 migrants

The Irish Navy has rescued 165 migrants in the Mediterranean. The LÉ James Joyce picked up the migrants in two...

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Strike at country’s only youth detention centre over safety concerns

Update 2pm: Management at Oberstown Children Detention Campus say today’s industrial action is posing a serious health and safety risk....

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Roscommon News

Rotting fish sparks contamination fears

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Hundreds of fish discovered dead at the turlough in Castleplunkett have raised fears of possible contamination of the water in the area in the event of a heavy downpour of rain. The grim discovery was made at two swallow holes...

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High Court proceedings served in wake of Curraghroe flooding

A Curraghroe family whose home was flooded two weeks ago has served Coillte with High Court proceedings. In total more...

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Internet extortion scam warning from Roscommon Gardai

Gardai in Roscommon wish to alert the public about a new internet scam that been reported lately in the Roscommon...

Tuesday, 14/06/16 - 2:18pm Read More

Broad welcome for 100 new medical device jobs in Creagh

The expansion of an existing medical device facility at Creagh in South Roscommon, which will create 100 new jobs, has...

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Castlerea prisoners gifted €85,000 ‘bus money’ on release

Convicted criminals have been gifted almost €85,000 in ‘bus money’ to cover the cost of transport following their release from...

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Teenage girl robbed at knifepoint while working in Boyle shop

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A Cortober man who robbed a teenage girl at knifepoint while she was working at a Boyle shop has been...

Tuesday, 07/06/16 - 3:16pm Read More

Horrific Castlerea robbery at the Demesne relived

Hundreds of people walked through the Demesne in Castlerea in solidarity with the elderly man who was robbed while he was out walking last August.
A 90-year-old Castlerea man who has spent his life enhancing the town’s demesne is now afraid to walk there on...

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Oral hearings for wind farm appeals

An Bord Pleanála (ABP) will hold oral hearings next week into appeals for controversial plans to build 35 wind turbines...

Monday, 30/05/16 - 6:12pm Read More

Cathoairleach of Roscommon County Council censured by Fianna Fáil

The cathaoirleach of Roscommon County Council has been censured by Fianna Fáil following a long running investigation into a complaint...

Monday, 30/05/16 - 6:10pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 11:22am Read More