National News

Man due in court over Limerick robbery

A man is due in court this morning, charged in relation to an attack on an elderly man in Limerick last Thursday.The man in his 80s was left uninjured but very shaken when he was robbed at Roxboro shopping centre.Meanwhile,...

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PSNI seize gun in dissident republican investigation

A suspected gun has been seized by detectives investigating dissident republican activity.It was found during an operation by officers from...

Wednesday, 05/08/15 - 8:18am Read More

Halligan: TDs ‘outraged’ by Denis O’Brien’s legal action

An Independent TD said members of the Dáil are "outraged" at the legal action Denis O'Brien is taking against the...

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Psychiatric nurses ballot for strike action

Psychiatric nurses at St Ita’s Hospital in Portrane, Co Dublin, will today ballot for possible strike action over staff shortages...

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Thousands expected at Dublin Horse Show

Over 20,000 people are expected to attend the Dublin Horse Show over the next number of days at the RDS.Attendees...

Wednesday, 05/08/15 - 7:36am Read More

Archbishop defends ‘Catholic children first’ rule

The Archbishop of Dublin is defending the rule prioritising children who've been baptised in Catholic Schools.He claims the problem is...

Wednesday, 05/08/15 - 8:30am Read More

Man questioned over robbery involving Limerick pensioner

A man in his 20s is being questioned by Gardai over the alleged assault and robbery involving an 89-year-old woman...

Wednesday, 05/08/15 - 7:14am Read More

Video footage emerges of giant Minion ‘attack’ on Dublin

Video footage has emerged of the large inflatable Minion balloon which disrupted traffic in North Dublin on Monday, which became...

Wednesday, 05/08/15 - 7:10am Read More

Free GP care for over 70s begins today

From today, those aged over 70 can visit a medical General Practitioner for free under the GP care scheme.Nearly 40,000...

Wednesday, 05/08/15 - 8:19am Read More

Enda Kenny intends to be Taoiseach in 2021

The Taoiseach intends to lead the next Dáil and the one after.Fine Gael Chief Whip Paul Kehoe said Enda Kenny...

Wednesday, 05/08/15 - 6:33am Read More

Roscommon News

Young woman found dead in caravan

Gardaí in Co Roscommon are investigating the sudden death of a woman in her 20s.She was found unresponsive in a caravan at Dromod, a number of miles from Loughglynn at 6am this morning.Gardaí and the ambulance service attended, but the...

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‘How is it okay to take a child’s dog away?’

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The Strokestown owner of a dog at the centre of a recent Facebook campaign has told the Roscommon Herald she...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 12:38pm Read More

HIQA finds inadequate facilities and staff shortages at Sacred Heart Hospital

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Inadequate showering and toilet facilities and staff shortages as well as insufficient space for residents at the HSE-run Sacred Heart...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 11:29am Read More

Feighan fears for safety after death threat

THE POSTING of a vile death threat to the office of sitting TD Frank Feighan has left both the Fine...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 11:16am Read More

HIQA inspection finds significant breaches at Roscommon nursing home

A HIQA inspection found there were inadequate shower and toilet facilities and staff shortages in a nursing home in Roscommon...

Thursday, 23/07/15 - 1:17pm Read More

Major international fishing competition to give boost to Ballyleague’s economy

The Lough Ree Angling Hub has secured a prestigious international fishing event, seeing off stiff competition from other sites in...

Monday, 20/07/15 - 6:16pm Read More

Anglers tearing their hair out over Asian clams

The continued presence of Asian clams in the Ballyleague-Lanesboro area has moved beyond crisis point the Minister for Rural Affairs...

Monday, 20/07/15 - 6:13pm Read More

Feighan bows out

FINE GAEL’S Deputy Frank Feighan has announced that he will not be contesting the next general election. Speaking exclusively to...

Tuesday, 14/07/15 - 12:09pm Read More

A jury has been sworn in for the trial of a retired member of the defence forces accused of murdering a woman in Athlone four years ago. Sixty-six (66) year old Jimmy Devaney of Millbrook Avenue, Monksland, Athlone pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court yesterday, Monday to murdering Marie Greene in Athlone on February 13th 2011. A jury of six men and six women were sworn in for the trial, which is due to start on Wednesday and is expected to last two weeks. After an extensive Garda search and a public appeal by her mother, Winnie, Ms Greene’s body was found on Annaghgorta bog on the Mullingar Road on the outskirts of Athlone in February 2011. Thirty-seven year old Marie was the primary carer for her mother

A jury has been sworn in for the trial of a retired member of the defence forces accused of murdering...

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Castlerea hackney driver feared for his life during late night attack

A Castlerea hackney driver who was battered around the head and had his ear bitten, while he was driving a...

Monday, 06/07/15 - 4:45pm Read More