National News

Cowen and Ahern to be paid extra €2,000 a year

Brian Cowen and Bertie Ahern are to have thousands of euros added to their six-figure pensions.The Sunday Times reported that the windfall is due to a provision in the Lansdowne Road agreement on public-sector pay.The two former Taoisigh currently get...

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Man injured in Drogheda road accident dies

A man who was seriously injured in a road accident in Drogheda during the week has died.Stephen Mc Donagh was...

Sunday, 05/07/15 - 2:09pm Read More

New recycling levy ‘could cost 500 jobs’

An industry group is claiming that a new levy to pay for the recycling of used tyres could cost hundreds...

Sunday, 05/07/15 - 1:21pm Read More

Funeral of Baltimore drowning victim Barry Ryan Snr takes place in West Cork

The funeral of Barry Ryan Snr. has taken place in West Cork today.Pic: Michael Mac Sweeney/ProvisionBarry, the son of Primark...

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Clerys’ new owners tell Minister he must wait another week to meet them

The new owners of Clerys department store have refused to meet the Minister tasked with examining the closure of the...

Sunday, 05/07/15 - 12:10pm Read More

Central Bank ‘drops plans for geothermal-wells heating at new HQ’

The Central Bank has reportedly abandoned plans to install a multi-million Euro heating system in its new headquarters.Pipes were laid...

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No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight's lotto jackpot. The overall prize was worth just over €2.5m. The winning numbers are...

Saturday, 04/07/15 - 9:22pm Read More

Teen missing from Rathfarnham

Gardaí are appealing for information on a teenager who has been missing from her Dublin home for a week. 16...

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Man dies after Skerries 100 road races

A man has died following an incident at the Skerries 100 road races in North County Dublin.Deeply saddened to hear...

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Thousands attend Greek solidarity protest in Dublin as Greece prepares for polls

Thousands of people are attending an Irish protest in solidarity with the Greeks calling for a no vote in the...

Saturday, 04/07/15 - 2:20pm Read More

Roscommon News

Murder in the sun

The late Martina and Laurence Hayes
The brother of a South Roscommon woman gunned down in the Tunisian resort of Sousse on Friday, alongside her husband, has described the perpetrator of the massacre and the so called Islamic State as “evil rats”. Laurence and Martina Hayes...

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Devastation as Loughglynn Utd FC’s clubhouse is burned to the ground

The remains of the clubhouse at Loughglynn Utd FC
THE CLUBHOUSE at Loughglynn Utd FC has been burned to the ground leaving the club members and wider community devastated....

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 10:30am Read More

Second assessment to decide future of Rosalie Unit

THE FUTURE of Castlerea’s Rosalie Unit will not be decided until a second social assessment is carried out at the...

Monday, 22/06/15 - 5:00pm Read More

FF rift in South Roscommon deepening

A dispute between two Fianna Fail councillors in South Roscommon is currently being investigated by the party. As tensions between...

Monday, 22/06/15 - 4:59pm Read More

Jobs boost for Roscommon Town with 50 jobs on the way

Fifty new jobs are to be created in Roscommon town. The positions will come on stream at medical devices firm...

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An Post meant ‘no offence’ with Westmeath address issue

An Post meant “no offence” when it asked businesses and residents in many areas South Roscommon to use ‘County Westmeath’...

Tuesday, 16/06/15 - 12:25pm Read More

Boil water notice about to be lifted in Castlerea

The end is in sight for hundreds of the hard pressed residents of Castlerea as the long running boil water...

Tuesday, 16/06/15 - 12:21pm Read More

Keogh goes against FF pact

Uncertainty surrounds Cllr John Keogh’s future within the Fianna Fail party following internal wranglings, which could leave the South Roscommon...

Tuesday, 16/06/15 - 12:20pm Read More

30 registered sex offenders live in Roscommon and Longford

    Over the past five years there have been at least 20 cases before the courts in County Roscommon...

Tuesday, 09/06/15 - 11:02am Read More

Over 1,000 sign petition on Rosalie Unit in less than a week

Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice, Emmet Corcoran, Danny Burke and Nigel Dineen pictured at the signing of a petition against the closure of the Rosalie Unit in Castlerea.
Over 1,000 people have already signed a petition in the Castlerea area appealing to the HSE and the Government not...

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