National News

Prayers for Karen Buckley in Cork

Prayers are being said for Karen Buckley tonight in Cork, following her removal from Mallow this evening.The 24 year old was murdered in Glasgow a fortnight ago.Mourners came in their thousands this afternoon, queuing around the block to pay their...

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Taoiseach: Yes vote will be the making of us as a nation

The Taoiseach says it would be the making of us as a nation if the same-sex Marriage referendum is passed...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 7:55pm Read More

Noonan rules out widening terms of reference of Siteserv inquiry

The Minister for Finance has ruled out widening the terms of reference in the SiteServ inquiry to include transactions at...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 7:28pm Read More

Judge appointed to monitor conflicts of interest in Siteserv sale review

Judge Iarfhlaith O'Neill has been appointed to monitor conflicts of interest in the IBRC transaction review.The Minister for Finance has...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 6:27pm Read More

Hotel offers 50% discount to anyone who rips down NO posters

A Dublin hotel has offered a 50% discount to anyone who arrives at the hotel with a poster supporting a...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 5:07pm Read More

Thousands gather in Cork town to pay tribute to Karen Buckley

Thousands of people are paying their respects to the family of Karen Buckley in Co Cork this evening.The 24-year-old graduate...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 5:01pm Read More

Stormont rejects same-sex marriage proposal

A proposal to have same-sex marriage legalised in the North has been rejected today.It is the fourth time the divisive...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 4:44pm Read More

GRA president calls for end to direct political control of Garda Síochána

Garda Representative Association president Dermot O'Brien is today calling for an end to direct political control over policing.Some 150 delegates...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 4:09pm Read More

Robinson warns against ‘lynch mob’ approach after Wells resignation

The North's First Minister Peter Robinson has said Jim Wells should not be subjected to a "lynch mob" by critics.The...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 3:57pm Read More

Cork woman claims €500k prize six weeks after finding Euromillions ticket in press

A woman from Cork is half a million euro richer after finding a winning Euromillions ticket in her press, six...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 2:18pm Read More

Roscommon News

Call for independent investigation at Castlerea mental health unit

The Psychiatric Nurses Association has called for an independent investigation into a number of alleged serious incidents at a community mental health facility in Castlerea. The call follows two alleged serious incidents in recent months at Knockroe House, a high...

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Counting the cost of raging bog fires

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The county is counting the cost of a major bog fire in the Castlerea area on Sunday afternoon, which has...

Monday, 20/04/15 - 6:02pm Read More

Knockcroghery postmistress threatened with knife

A KNOCKCROGHERY postmistress was left severely distressed after a raider entered the village post office on Friday last brandishing a...

Monday, 20/04/15 - 6:00pm Read More

Man duped into buying stolen car

GARDAI HAVE appealed to people to be careful when buying cars from online advertising sites after a County Roscommon man...

Monday, 13/04/15 - 4:30pm Read More

Plans for closure of Castlerea dementia unit progressing

Concerns have been raised this week over the process of assessing patients for transfer from the Rosalie unit at Aras...

Monday, 13/04/15 - 4:29pm Read More

Roscommon man sentenced for manslaughter

A ROSCOMMON man has been sentenced to ten years in prison with the final two suspended for killing a mother...

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Youth approached by strangers with offer of an Easter egg

Gardai in Roscommon are seeking information in relation to an unusual incident in the Tremane area on Good Friday, during...

Tuesday, 07/04/15 - 11:44am Read More

Council wrote off €2.7m in rates last year

Roscommon County Council wrote off €2.7 million in commercial rates arrears and spent €79,200 on debt collectors or “legal agents”...

Thursday, 02/04/15 - 12:10pm Read More

Mental health being ‘privatised’ by closing units

Plans to close community mental health units and transfer residents to nursing homes will see mental health services being effectively...

Thursday, 02/04/15 - 12:09pm Read More

Molloy family ‘deeply disappointed’ inquiry ruled out

The family of Fr Niall Molloy are “deeply disappointed” that an inquiry will not be held into the circumstances surrounding...

Wednesday, 01/04/15 - 10:56am Read More