National News

Pro-Choice protesters gather for demonstrations

Hundreds of people are taking part in protests calling for abortion to be legalised in Ireland.Over 1,000 Pro-Choice campaigners took part in the protest outside the GPO in Dublin. Similar protests took place in Cork and Galway - as well...

Read More

Seamus Heaney centre plan approved

Plans for a new centre to commemorate Seamus Heaney have been given the go-ahead, the North's Environment Minister has announced.The...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 6:23pm Read More

Murder inquiry launched after Dublin shooting

Gardaí have launched a murder inquiry following the shooting dead of a 45-year-old man in Dublin last night.Andy Connors was...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 4:40pm Read More

McKevitt release judgement delayed

Alleged Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt will have to wait until at least next week to hear if he will...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 3:19pm Read More

More National News

Man charged with fatal Dublin stabbing

A 63-year-old man has been charged in connection with a fatal stabbing in Dublin over the weekend. 45-year-old David Sheridan...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 1:03pm Read More

Higher Education Authority seeks new measures to get more young people to college

The Higher Education Authority has said new measures are needed to encourage more young people to go to college.A new...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 12:56pm Read More

Abortion controversy: HSE hits out at claims it knew of case in May

The Health Service Executive has hit back at media claims that it knew in May about the case of a...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 11:42am Read More

10 held by gardaí investigating Dublin robberies and assaults

Ten people aged from 14 to 19 have been arrested by gardaí investigating a series of robberies and assaults in...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 10:25am Read More

Irish Rail CEO ‘on holiday’ as strike action looms

The CEO of Irish Rail is on holiday ahead of a nationwide strike starting on Sunday, it has emerged.The National...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 9:02am Read More

Dogs stolen from pet farm recovered by gardaí

A number of dogs stolen from a pet farm in Co Kerry have been recovered after gardaí raided a premises...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 8:48am Read More

Roscommon News

Accommodation problems reach crisis point at Cloonakilla NS

Cloonakilla National School on the outskirts of Athlone in South Roscommon is being forced to turn down new enrolments this year because the school cannot accommodate any more pupils. Accommodation issues at the burgeoning school have been ongoing since 2007...

Read More

Taps run dry in Strokestown

Business and households in the Strokestown area are fuming with Irish Water over a decision to close the local water...

Monday, 18/08/14 - 6:25pm Read More

Hospital hand hygiene still below target

Roscommon County Hospital
Hand hygiene among staff at Roscommon County Hospital continues to fall short of national compliance targets, but has shown signs...

Wednesday, 13/08/14 - 3:31pm Read More

Yvonne climbs the highest peaks

Ballinlough woman Yvonne Rogan recently completed the HeadsUp Five Peaks Challenge. The challenge involved climbing the five highest mountains in...

Wednesday, 13/08/14 - 3:29pm Read More

More Roscommon News

Trailers worth over €8,000 stolen

TRAILERS WORTH a combined value €8,000 have been stolen from around the county in recent days. The first incident took...

Wednesday, 13/08/14 - 1:43pm Read More

Children’s services under pressure

Delays in assessing vulnerable children, a failure to bridge staffing gaps and implement national policy were among a number of...

Wednesday, 13/08/14 - 1:41pm Read More

No surge in building activity across county

County Roscommon is not seeing a surge in building activity that is being observed in other parts of the country,...

Wednesday, 13/08/14 - 1:38pm Read More

Permission for €150m wind farm quashed

The High Court has quashed planning permission for a €150 million wind farm in South Roscommon. This follows a judicial...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 12:26pm Read More

Rezoning controversy

ROSCOMMON CHAMBER of Commerce has given a cautious welcome to the decision of the members of the Municipal District of...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 12:25pm Read More

New Bishop sends out SOS for vocations

The new Bishop of Elphin has asked the diocese to come forward with six possible candidates for the priesthood by...

Thursday, 17/07/14 - 12:51pm Read More