National News

Transport Minister urged to intervene as bus strike enters second day

As the all-out strike by Bus Éireann enters its second day, Minister for Transport Shane Ross is coming under increasing pressure to intervene. Minister Ross has urged both sides to get back to talks, insisting that he would not be...

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Diver’s find body in wreckage of Rescue 116 helicopter

A body has been found in the search for three crew missing from a Coast Guard helicopter that crashed over...

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Green Party Annual Convention begins today

The Green Party Annual Convention is taking place in Waterford this weekend. The conference opened last night with a keynote...

Saturday, 25/03/17 - 7:10am Read More

Parents paying high fees for low-paid childcare workers, says union

Irish parents pay some of the highest childcare costs in the world, while workers in the sector earn an average...

Saturday, 25/03/17 - 7:02am Read More

Taoiseach to sign Rome Declaration today

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and other European leaders will today sign the Rome Declaration in the Italian capital. The 27 leaders...

Saturday, 25/03/17 - 6:55am Read More

Teen killed and another critical after crash outside Abbeyfeale

Gardai have appealed for witnesses following the death of 19-year-old man in a road traffic collision tonight, writes David Raleigh....

Friday, 24/03/17 - 11:04pm Read More

Kilkenny murder trial hears evidence from state pathologist who believes victim’s death was ‘swift’

The State Pathologist has told the jury in a cold case murder trial that she believes the fatal assault on...

Friday, 24/03/17 - 7:07pm Read More

ISPCC ‘concerned’ with 5.5% increase in homeless children

The number of homeless people in Ireland has reached another new record. Figures for February published this evening show 7,421...

Friday, 24/03/17 - 6:43pm Read More

Save Cork City group claims OPW have refused meetings over Cork flood prevention plan

Critics of a proposed flood defence scheme for Cork have said that representatives from the Office of Public Works have...

Friday, 24/03/17 - 4:30pm Read More

Victim impact statement tells of the effect the murder of Anne Shortall has had on her children

Update: 5.15pm: The children of a woman murdered by a man she had a one-night stand with have told the...

Friday, 24/03/17 - 5:28pm Read More

Roscommon News

Carrick Gardai investigate attempted child abduction reports

        Carrick on Shannon gardaí are urging parents to be vigilant following an incident of what they described as “inappropriate contact” between a male and two girls aged approximately 12 years old. The incident is understood to...

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Delays at new refugee centre

The Syrian refugees destined for Ballaghaderreen will not be arriving in the town today or anytime this week as previously...

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McStay hits out at ‘nonsense’ criticism

    Roscommon senior football manager Kevin McStay had hit out at recent personal criticism, describing it as “the greatest...

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Man dies after Roscommon kayaking accident

A man has died following an incident on Lough Ree today. It is understood he had been kayaking near Hudson...

Saturday, 04/03/17 - 10:07pm Read More

No date for fire station reopening

There remains no indication of when Castlerea Fire Station will reopen, following a meeting between councillors and the council management....

Friday, 03/03/17 - 10:49am Read More

Mother hits out at hospital group after 18 month delay

A Roscommon mother has claimed that the Saolta Hospital Group has reneged on its promise to externally investigate the circumstances...

Friday, 17/02/17 - 5:47pm Read More

Plans lodged for 34-acre solar energy farm

Plans for a 34 acre solar energy farm close to Roscommon Town have been lodged with Roscommon County Council. The...

Wednesday, 01/02/17 - 3:11pm Read More

Fears over future of Community Games in the county

The strong tradition of Community Games in County Roscommon is in crisis with a number of areas struggling to keep...

Tuesday, 24/01/17 - 10:38am Read More

Valuation Office officials to visit Roscommon to clarify concerns of local business community

It is hoped that the widespread confusion surrounding proposed rates for businesses in the county will be addressed next week...

Tuesday, 24/01/17 - 10:36am Read More

Minister Naughten injured in crash

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten has been injured in a road crash while cycling close to...

Monday, 02/01/17 - 5:54pm Read More