National News

Four arrests made in Wicklow as part of Operation Thor

Four arrests have been made this morning, in the Wicklow district, as part of Operation Thor. Operation Thor is a Garda initiative involving traffic and crime checkpoints at key routes, high visibility patrols in urban areas and searches of premises...

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Morning-after-pill to be available to medical card holders

Medical card holders will no longer have to go to their GP for a prescription for the morning-after-pill from July...

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Two arrests made and €300k seized in Dublin investigation ‘linked to Kinahan gang’

Two men were arrested and €300,000 was seized in Dublin yesterday. The arrests were made as part of ongoing investigations...

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Garda Commissioner to be back before PAC within a few weeks

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald has promised to have the Garda Commissioner back before the Public Accounts Committee within a...

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Luas passenger hospitalised following collision with truck

One person has been taken to hospital after a crash between a truck and a Luas in Dublin this morning....

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€24m to be spent restoring 1,400 vacant social houses

At least 1,400 vacant social houses are to be returned to productive use by the end of the year for...

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Des Cahill gets behind Special Olympics Ireland fundraiser

Special Olympics Ireland is hoping to raise over €650,000 today. Special Olympics Ireland is a sports organisation for people with...

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1,000 third-level students to benefit from JP McManus’ All-Ireland scholarship

Over 1,000 third-level students are expected to benefit from a €32m investment in a third-level scholarship fund. Businessman JP McManus...

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Inquiry into allegations of misconduct at University of Limerick

The Department of Education is to launch an independent inquiry into allegations of misconduct at the University of Limerick. It...

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Fine Gael ‘to vote on new leader in weeks’

Fine Gael members across the country have been put on alert that a vote for a new leader will happen...

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Roscommon News

Fitzmaurice for President?

Independent Roscommon Galway Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice has not ruled out contesting the Presidency in the event of a Presidential election taking place next year. An election is due next year following the end of the seven year Presidential cycle and...

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Ticket shortage inevitable for All-Ireland U-17 final

The majority of Roscommon supporters hoping to see their U-17 footballers in action against Tyrone in the upcoming All-Ireland final...

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Minister Kyne opens prestigious O’Carolan Festival

By Darragh Kelly This year’s O’Carolan International Harp Festival was launched last Sunday in Keaduewhere a large crowd assembled for...

Thursday, 10/08/17 - 1:02pm Read More

Creative Ireland plans to boost wellbeing of us all

Creative Ireland is all about you. It’s about how, whether you are young or old, you can benefit from getting...

Thursday, 03/08/17 - 3:12pm Read More

Fans whose cars were wrongly clamped to be reimbursed

By Darragh Kelly Roscommon GAA supporters who had their cars wrongly clamped at Boyle Railway Station are to have their clamping fees...

Tuesday, 01/08/17 - 11:12am Read More

Roscommon deliver on the national stage

By Martin Wynne There was a lot to digest after last Sunday’s dramatic stalemate at Croke Park. The overriding emotion...

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Food bank to open in Boyle within days

A food bank is set to open in Boyle in the next week to help those going without meals because...

Tuesday, 11/07/17 - 12:01pm Read More

Hotel sign returned

It was a case of all’s well that ends well in Monksland recently. The no parking sign outside the well...

Wednesday, 05/07/17 - 1:28pm Read More

New arrival brings joy to refugee family

  There’s considerable excitement at the Emergency Reception and Orientation Centre (EROC) in Ballaghaderreen with the arrival of the first...

Tuesday, 20/06/17 - 2:18pm Read More

Thousands raised for the Aisling Duggan Memorial Fund

People from all over County Roscommon and beyond are rallying behind a fund established in memory of a young Ballinlough...

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