National News

Young siblings in State care after ‘extreme’ sex abuse allegations against parents

A four-year-old girl and her seven-year-old brother are in State care this evening because of serious sexual abuse allegations against their mother and father.The Child and Family Agency has secured an interim care order after the children's older brother made...

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We have nowhere else to turn, says cash-strapped animal centre

An animal centre in Kildare has said today that it needs to raise at least €8,000 "to simply catch up".The...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 5:35pm Read More

Little hope for change in US immigration law, says Governor

A leading Irish-American politician has said there is little hope of any reform of America's immigration law until at least...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 4:55pm Read More

Court rejects human trafficking claim by cannabis growhouse accused

A Chinese man arrested in a cannabis growhouse in Dublin will stand trial on drug charges after the High Court...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 4:46pm Read More

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Megaphone teacher has no regrets

The teacher who used a megaphone to disrupt the Education Minister's address at the ASTI conference said today that he...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 3:58pm Read More

ASTI chief gets death threat which included ‘despicable references’ to his kids

The General Secretary of the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland has condemned the treatment of the Education Minister Ruairi...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 2:37pm Read More

Man arrested in connection with Meath Post Office robbery

A man has been arrested in connection with a post office robbery in Enfield in Co Meath last Friday.The 44-year-old...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 12:46pm Read More

CSO: Four counties above national average for incomes

Dublin is the richest county in Ireland with over €2,000 more disposable income per head than the national average, according...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 12:24pm Read More

Buttimer tells canvassers: ‘Don’t take shortcuts over lawns and shrubbery’

Fine Gael's Cork South Central Deputy, Jerry Buttimer, has advised his party's candidates as the countdown continues to the Local...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 12:16pm Read More

Home security firm to create 230 jobs

Up to 230 new jobs are on the way to 12 locations across the country at home security firm Phonewatch....

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 12:07pm Read More

Roscommon News

Castlerea Prison spends over €5k on bottled water

The Prison Service is having to spend more money on bottled water at Castlerea Prison because of problems with the local water supply.A boil water notice was re-issued for the Roscommon town earlier this year, meaning more than 21,000 people...

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Sheep savaged

A CREGGS farmer has condemned dog owners who fail to control their animals after two ewes and five lambs were...

Monday, 14/04/14 - 6:02pm Read More

Wind turbine storm

Roscommon councillors have voted for “the will of people” and have insisted that a 1.5km separation distance between wind turbines...

Monday, 14/04/14 - 6:01pm Read More

Hopes of jobs boost for Boyle

There are fresh hopes of a much needed jobs boost for Boyle with the news that terms have been agreed...

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Ballinagare widow traumatised by theft from grave

Kathleen Travers pictured at Drummin Cemetery, Ballinagare.
A traumatised Ballinagare woman has appealed to the public for help in tracking down the “low minded” thieves who stole...

Monday, 07/04/14 - 6:15pm Read More

Gardaí investigate fire that kills man on Roscommon farm

A man has died in a fire at a farmhouse in Co. Roscommon.Gardaí in Roscommon are investigating the fire at...

Monday, 31/03/14 - 8:54am Read More

Hundreds join in search for missing angler

Hundreds of volunteers from across the region have joined the search for a County Armagh angler missing on Lough Ree...

Monday, 24/03/14 - 6:25pm Read More

Woman fatally injured in Cornafulla crash

A 49-year-old woman was tragically killed in the Cornafulla area of South Roscommon on Monday morning when her car collided...

Monday, 24/03/14 - 6:24pm Read More

Ballinlough bidding to buy White House Hotel

A MASSIVE community effort is underway in Ballinlough to purchase the White House Hotel in order to sustain the village...

Monday, 24/03/14 - 6:23pm Read More

Woman dies after cars collide near Athlone

A woman has died after a two-car collision on the old N6, Athlone to Ballinasloe Road.The 49-year-old was fatally injured...

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