National News

Dublin Gardaí concerned for missing teenage girl

Gardaí are concerned for the welfare of a teenage girl who has gone missing from her home in Dublin.Gardaí in Ballyfermot are asking for the public's help to find 14-year-old Aoife Coogan, who has been missing from her home since...

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Gardaí charge two in connection with Dublin drug seizure

Two men have been arrested following a drugs haul in south Dublin.Gardaí found heroin with a street value of €80,000...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 8:29pm Read More

Artist John Shinnors injured in motorway crash

Gardaí are investigating an incident on the M7 Limerick to Dublin motorway in which well-known artist John Shinnors was injured...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 8:12pm Read More

GSOC to investigate man’s death after release from Garda custody

The Garda Ombudsman has been called in to investigate the death of a man who had been in Garda custody.The...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 8:04pm Read More

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PSNI name man shot dead in Belfast

A man who died following a shooting in west Belfast has been named as Edward Gibson.The 28-year-old was taken to...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 8:03pm Read More

Polls spell bad news for SF and Adams

There is bad news for Sinn Féin in two political opinions polls this evening.A poll in the Sunday Business Post...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 7:08pm Read More

Adams: SF not part of conspiracy to protect child abusers

Gerry Adams says Sinn Féin is not part of any conspiracy to protect child abusers.The Sinn Féin leader spoke in...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 6:22pm Read More

Man left with two broken legs after collision with van driven by off-duty garda

Gardaí are investigating an incident on the M7 Limerick to Dublin motorway in which a man was injured in a...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 6:15pm Read More

Thousands attend Irish Water protest in Limerick

Thousands of anti-water charge protestors hit the streets of Limerick today to deliver their message to government "NO WAY WE...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 4:54pm Read More

Man dies in hospital after shooting in Belfast

A 28-year-old man has died in hospital after a shooting, the PSNI has said. The shooting took place in the...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 4:17pm Read More

Roscommon News

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 Water Charges’ is a new group formed to fight against the impending charges and the privatisation of water services to...

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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

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 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

‘Elbowgate’

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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

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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

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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

No cut in property tax

There will be not cut in property tax in the county for 2015. Members of Roscommon County Council agreed on...

Tuesday, 23/09/14 - 11:56am Read More

Black Donkey Brewing aiming to tap into growing craft beer market

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    HAVING LIVED and worked in New York for twenty years, coming back to County Roscommon to open a...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 12:01pm Read More

‘Hub’ ideal count venue

WITH THE date for the upcoming bye-election expected to be announced this week, Enterprise Castlerea has written to the county...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 6:15pm Read More