National News

Rural minister says no more closures of post offices, garda stations or schools

There will be no further closure of post offices, schools or Garda stations in rural Ireland. The Rural Affairs Minister said she is planning to get Cabinet agreement on the issue very soon. Ann Phelan was speaking at the Labour...

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Labour delegates call for guarantees on Aer Lingus sale

The Labour party national conference has passed a motion calling on the Government to obtain certain guarantees around employment and...

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State spending millions on legal fees in child protection

Fianna Fáil claims the system of legal representation for children in child protection cases needs be urgently reformed.The Sunday Business...

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Major online study of gay sexual health launched

Thousands of gay men are expected to take part in a new online survey on sexual practices.Researchers behind the HSE...

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Hanafin criticises Junior Cert reform plans

The former Minister for Education, Mary Hanafin, said the Junior Cert needs reform but teachers should not assess their own...

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Man questioned after Ballyfermot shooting released without charge

A man who was detained in connection with a shooting incident in Dublin's Ballyfermot on Friday night has been released...

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Labour conference debates Aer Lingus sale

The Labour Party conference is debating an emergency motion this morning, calling on the Government not to sell its stake...

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Teenager dies after river fall in Cork

A teenage boy has died in hospital after falling from his horse into the Glashaboy river in Co Cork yesterday.The...

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Gardaí seek man who went missing in the early hours of the morning

A man has gone missing from his home in Cavan.Gardaí in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan, are asking for the public's help...

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Burton promises to bring back full employment

The leader of the Labour Party Joan Burton has vowed to bring full employment back to Ireland in three years.The...

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Roscommon News

O’Boyle referred to DPP on election expenses

An independent candidate in the Roscommon/South Leitrim bye-election last year has been referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for failing to declare election expenses and donations. Independent candidate Gerry O’Boyle was referred to the Gardai and DPP in...

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Proposed cuts to bus routes slated

PROPOSED CUTS to Bus Eireann routes in Roscommon have been described as “another attack on rural Ireland” and a “blow...

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Positive funding announcement for RWN expected

Environment Minister Alan Kelly has given a firm indication that a long term funding solution will be found to safeguard...

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County’s water woes worsen

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County Roscommon’s water woes worsened last week after it emerged that close to two thirds of all treated water is...

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CBS students attempting top break world record as part of awareness campaign

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Students from the CBS in Roscommon Town are attempting to break the world record for the largest number of people...

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Funding set to run out for Project Dawn

There have been widespread calls this week for the retention of the Roscommon based Project Dawn, which assists people with...

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Frenchpark reeling as man dies in US hit-and-run

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The close knit community of Frenchpark is still reeling from shock following the tragic death of a local man in...

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Calls for ‘County home’ to be included in Mother and Baby Inquiry

What was historically known as the ‘county home’ in Roscommon Town should be included in a national inquiry into mother...

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More families seek answers on maternity services

More families are seeking answers on maternity services at Portiuncula hospital in Ballinlasloe in the wake of an investigation into...

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French Ambassador to pay historic visit to Strokestown

THE FRENCH Ambassador to Ireland will pay an historic visit a Strokestown secondary school this week to meet with students...

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