National News

Sinn Féin will petition President not to sign water bill

Sinn Féin will ask the President not to sign the Water Services Bill if it passes the legislative process this week.The party announced that it will petition the President to put the question to the people under Article 27 of...

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Man charged over Dublin city robbery

A man is due in court tomorrow morning, charged in connection with an aggravated burglary in Dublin city centre yesterday.A...

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New post office group looks to the future

A new group has been set up to try and secure the future of the post office network.The Post Office...

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Talbot Street closed after two buses collide

Two buses have collided in central Dublin.It happened at Talbot Street in the north inner city within the last hour.Gardai...

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President issues his Christmas message

President Michael D Higgins has urged the people of Ireland to reflect on how they can help the vulnerable in...

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Pharmacists urge simple precautions during cold and flu season

Pharmacists are urging people to take precautions to prevent catching colds and flu this Christmas.The IPU says that washing your...

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Two charged in Belfast hijacking

In the north, two men have been charged with a number of offences including threats to kill and hijacking.It follows...

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Three in custody over €25k cannabis seizure

Three men remain in custody this morning following the seizure of €25,000 worth of cannabis in North Dublin.A car was...

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Banking Inquiry to look into bankers’ bonuses

The Banking Inquiry is to examine if there are links between lucrative bonuses and the surge in lending which fuelled...

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Burton: NAMA need to ‘get real’ on developers’ bonuses

The Tánaiste says NAMA needs to "get real" if they are considering paying bonuses to developers. The boss of the...

Sunday, 21/12/14 - 10:18am Read More

Roscommon News

No evidence of petrol stretching found in samples

NO EVIDENCE of petrol stretching has been found in fuel tested from filling stations in County Roscommon. That is according to Finance Minister Michael Noonan, who was responding to a question from local Deputy Denis Naughten on the issue in...

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Community fund of €4m mooted if Gridwest goes overhead

A €4 million community gain fund has been mooted if the proposed Gridwest 400kv power line goes overhead, the Herald...

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Buyer emerges for Ballaghaderreen hotel

A POTENTIAL buyer has emerged to take over the Abbeyfield Hotel in Ballaghaderreen, which could lead to a much needed...

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Cinema to re-open and create up to 16 jobs

The cinema in Roscommon Town is set to re-open its doors to the public before Christmas. A new investor behind...

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Ballyleague sports stars revealing (nearly) all for charity this Christmas

The temperatures may be going down for winter, but the men and women of Ballyleague and across the Longford border...

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Dozens of families face homeless Christmas

Protestors outside Roscommon courthouse on Monday as over 80 cases relating to repossession of homes and land came before a country registrar. Pic. Gerard O'Loughlin
A group from Land League West staged a protest outside Roscommon courthouse on Monday as over 80 cases relating to...

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Separate accidents claim two lives

Tragic accidents claimed the lives of two people in the county over recent days. Gardai in Roscommon are appealing for...

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Gardaí seek witnesses to crash that killed man and puts three in hospital

A 19-year-old man has died in a road crash in Co. Roscommon.He was killed when the car he was a...

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Man killed in Roscommon crash

A 19-year-old man has died following a crash in Co Roscommon this evening.The man was fatally injured when the car...

Sunday, 16/11/14 - 9:53pm Read More

Man dies in Roscommon workplace accident

A man in his 50s has died following an incident at a steel plant in Roscommon. It happened in Ballaghaderreen...

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