National News

Jackpot alert! Someone has won €500k in Lotto Plus 1

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto Jackpot, worth €4,877,463. However, one ticket has won the top prize in tonight’s Lotto Plus 1 draw. The winning numbers for the €500,000 top prize are: 10, 14, 26, 28, 36 and 39....

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Police ’confident’ body found is missing British teen Gaia Pope

The body of a woman has been found in the hunt for missing teenager Gaia Pope, which UK police are...

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’We got lucky’ Stuart McCloskey says of Fiji win

Centre Stuart McCloskey admits Ireland still have plenty to work on, despite claiming a narrow 23-20 win over Fiji. Ian...

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Our Lady’s Hospice involved in suspected property fraud probe

An investigation is underway into suspected fraud at the country’s largest hospice. The gardaí are investigating the sale of a...

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Man found dead in Dublin Airport

A man in his 70s has been found dead in Dublin Airport today. The man’s body was discovered in Terminal...

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Dutch police will hunt down Irish gangs

By Cormac O’Keeffe Irish criminals in the Netherlands will be “tracked down” and “handed over to the Irish authorities”, Dutch...

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‘Brexit Buffoon’: UK tabloid The Sun tells Varadkar ‘to shut his gob’ in scathing editorial

The UK Sun has labelled Taoiseach Leo Varadkar as a “Brexit Buffoon”. In a ‘The Sun Says’ opinion piece published...

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Alzheimer’s disease inspired family business

A woman who lost her mother to Alzheimer’s disease is using her grief to help others, writes Joyce Fegan. Michele...

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TDs in talks to form new pro-life party

Former Fianna Fáil senator John Hanafin and a handful of Independent TDs have held talks about setting up a new...

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Crew walk off cockroach-infested trawler in West Cork

Indonesian crew members of the UK-registered ship detained in West Cork last week walked off the vessel last night and...

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Roscommon News

Rents rise in county by 7%

Rents in County Roscommon have increased by 7% in the year to September 2017 according to latest figures. The average advertised rent is now €613, up 24% from its lowest point. The figure in Roscommon is lower than the nationwide...

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Man dies following Ballydangan traffic accident

A man in his fifties has died following a road traffic accident on the R446, old Athlone to Ballinasloe road...

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More Municipal authorities expected under local boundary review

There’s mounting speculation Roscommon may gain a further two Municipal Authority areas under the forthcoming local authority boundary review, which...

Monday, 23/10/17 - 4:33pm Read More

Keogh declares election ambition

South Roscommon Fianna Fáil Councillor John Keogh has declared his intention to stand in the next general election. It is...

Tuesday, 10/10/17 - 8:12pm Read More

Only three applications for fire jobs in Castlerea

There have been just three applications to fill vacancies atCastlerea Fire Station, it has been revealed. Despite the low level...

Tuesday, 03/10/17 - 10:56am Read More

O’ Dowd to back Boyle distillery plans

The development of a new distillery for Boyle has moved closer following news that Roscommon County Council has approved plans...

Monday, 02/10/17 - 9:53am Read More

Fitzmaurice for President?

Independent Roscommon Galway Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice has not ruled out contesting the Presidency in the event of a Presidential election...

Tuesday, 22/08/17 - 1:22pm Read More

Ticket shortage inevitable for All-Ireland U-17 final

The majority of Roscommon supporters hoping to see their U-17 footballers in action against Tyrone in the upcoming All-Ireland final...

Monday, 14/08/17 - 10:46pm Read More

Minister Kyne opens prestigious O’Carolan Festival

By Darragh Kelly This year’s O’Carolan International Harp Festival was launched last Sunday in Keaduewhere a large crowd assembled for...

Thursday, 10/08/17 - 1:02pm Read More

Creative Ireland plans to boost wellbeing of us all

Creative Ireland is all about you. It’s about how, whether you are young or old, you can benefit from getting...

Thursday, 03/08/17 - 3:12pm Read More