National News

Body of farmer taken in by fraudster granny to be buried next week

By David Raleigh Funeral arrangements have been finalised for a farmer caught in the web of a convicted fraudster after both he and the woman were found dead in his house on May 18.Father of two Thomas Ruttle will be...

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77% of Irish want to stay in EU even if UK leaves

More than three quarters (77%) of all Irish people would choose to stay in the EU even if the UK...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 10:58am Read More

Top car-fight reasons revealed

As thousands of people prepare to take to the roads this Bank Holiday weekend, the top reasons for arguments in...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 10:45am Read More

Irish navy helps rescue 300 more migrants in Mediterranean

The Irish navy has help rescue another 300 migrants in the Mediterranean.The group, which includes children, were on board a...

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Garda released in ‘Roma leak’ case

A garda arrested over the leaking of information to the media has been released without charge.The arrest was made after...

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TD Murphy reveals O’Brien-IBRC details in Dáil

Independent TD Catherine Murphy yesterday used Dáil privilege to raise issues about businessman Denis O'Brien and his financial arrangements with...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 10:28am Read More

Third man sought after fatal shooting in Tallaght

Gardaí are seeking a third man in connection with the shooting dead of a man in Dublin on Wednesday night.Thirty-five-year-old...

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HSE investigates HIV cases among Dublin’s homeless

The HSE is investigating a rise in the number of cases of HIV among homeless drug users in Dublin.The says...

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Creighton condemns ‘cute’ politics of Aer Lingus deal

Renua leader Lucinda Creighton has called on the Dáil to sit next week to discuss the details of the Aer...

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Public-sector pay talks may put €2,000 more in workers’ pockets

Public sector unions and Government officials will meet again later this morning to continue talks on a deal to reverse...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 7:35am Read More

Roscommon News

Roscommon charged €6,000 each week for ‘free’ x-ray service

Roscommon County Hospital, one of the hospitals within the Saolta Hospital group, is being billed €6,000/week for the remote reading of x-rays. Now Deputy Denis Naughten has slammed the Saolta management for allowing “a situation to develop where a hospital...

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Yes voters hit out at ‘deafening silence’ from politicians

The Yes Equality campaign in County Roscommon has hit out at what he called “the deafening silence” from political representatives...

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Frenchpark residents tell of the ‘nightmare reality’ of anti-social behaviour

Superintendent Aidan Foley addresses a public meeting in Frenchpark on anti-social behaviour in the village.
THREATS OF houses being burned down, young people selling and taking drugs on the street, children finding knives in their...

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Funding approval of €7.85m for 10-bed Medical Rehab Unit

The HSE has approved €7.85m for the design and build of a stand-alone 10-bed Medical Rehabilitation Unit on the grounds...

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Occupancy rate at Castlerea Prison down

The average number of prisoners in custody in Castlerea Prison was down in 2014 compared to the previous year. That’s...

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58 complaints made to hospital last year

Close to 60 complaints were made to Roscommon County Hospital last year but no serious incidents were reviewed or investigated...

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Cannabis valued at €4,000 seized

CANNABIS PLANTS valued at €4,000 were seized from a house in Roscommon Town by members of the Roscommon/Longford drugs unit...

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Card/cash trapping scams reported in Roscommon Town

THE PUBLIC is being urged to be cautious when using ATMs in Roscommon Town after two cases of card/cash trapping...

Thursday, 14/05/15 - 10:19am Read More

Plug pulled on funding for county’s SafeLink service

FUNDING FOR the county’s only specialised service for women who experience domestic violence and abuse is to be pulled in...

Thursday, 14/05/15 - 10:07am Read More

Bones believed to be 1,500 years old discovered

HUMAN BONES believed to be up to 1,500 years old were discovered outside Roscommon Town last week by the National...

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