National News

Coast Guard airlift tourist to hospital after fall at Cliffs of Moher

A French tourist has been airlifted to hospital after she suffered a fall on a cliff walk in Co Clare this afternoon.The alarm was raised shortly before 2pm when the woman fell while walking with her family a short distance...

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Egypt postpones Dublin teenager’s trial for fifth time

The trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt has been postponed for a fifth time.The 19-year-old was due to be sentenced...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 4:49pm Read More

Unite: Govt needs to raise minimum wage immediately

The Unite trade union is calling for the minimum wage to be increased by €1.The group is calling for a...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 4:22pm Read More

Three teenagers remain in hospital after bus overturns in Donegal

Three teenagers remain in hospital after a bus overturned in Co. Donegal yesterday afternoon.The incident happened at around 2.50pm when...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 1:26pm Read More

Man arrested after stabbing in the North

In the North, a man in his 20s has been arrested following a stabbing at a hotel in the Glengormley...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 1:11pm Read More

O’Cuiv: FF suffering from ‘absolute collapse in self-belief’

There are reports this morning of dissent within Fianna Fáil. Deputy Eamon O'Cuiv, who is the grandson of the party's...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 1:10pm Read More

PSNI arrest man after assault leaves 50-yr-old critical in hospital

Police in North Belfast are investigating an incident which left a 50-year-old man critically ill in hospital. At around 2am,...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 12:59pm Read More

Woman in hospital after Drogheda road accident

A woman in her 60s has been seriously injured after being hit by a car in Drogheda. It happened at...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 12:54pm Read More

Clocks to go forward early tomorrow morning

At 1am tomorrow the clocks will go forward by one hour.This marks the start of summer time.Daylight Saving Time is...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 9:34pm Read More

Three teens in hospital after bus overturns in Donegal

Three teenagers are being treated in hospital after a bus overturned in Co Donegal earlier today.At around 2.50pm a bus...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 7:50pm Read More

Roscommon News

Elderly woman left waiting over an hour for ambulance

An elderly woman, who sustained injuries in a fall, faced an hour-long wait on the roadside before an ambulance arrived at the scene last Wednesday. It was an hour and eight minutes before an ambulance attended the elderly lady, who...

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Meeting to discuss €7.5m due to social care staff

Social care staff involved in an ongoing dispute with the HSE over €7.5 million in unpaid wages will meet in...

Monday, 23/03/15 - 6:13pm Read More

Sinn Fein selects young Tibohine woman as election candidate

One of the youngest candidates set to contest the next General Election will be Sinn Fein’s candidate for Roscommon/ East...

Monday, 23/03/15 - 6:13pm Read More

42% more women than men dying from stroke

Forty-two percent more women than men die from stroke in Ireland, according to new statistics. The Irish Heart Foundation is...

Sunday, 22/03/15 - 11:36am Read More

Local GP says closure of mental health units akin to ‘elder abuse’

Aras Aras Naomh Chaolain in Castlerea, which a local GP  claims is being earmarked for closure.
Plans by the HSE to close Aras Naomh Chaolain and a number of community mental health hostels in Castlerea have...

Friday, 20/03/15 - 12:17pm Read More

More families will become homeless in county

This year will be “the year of repossessions” with an increasing number of families across County Roscommon facing the prospect...

Friday, 20/03/15 - 12:15pm Read More

Cornafulla native is new Garda Superintendent

Cornafulla native Fran Nicholson officially takes up his position as the recently appointed Superintendent for the Roscommon Garda District this...

Monday, 09/03/15 - 5:42pm Read More

HSE under pressure to pay €7.5M due to social care staff

The HSE is coming under pressure to fork out €7.5 million in unpaid premium payments to 400 social care staff...

Monday, 09/03/15 - 5:41pm Read More

Young mother held at knifepoint in her Frenchpark home

A terrified young mother was held at knifepoint in her Frenchpark home last week. Gardai are continuing their investigations into...

Monday, 09/03/15 - 5:39pm Read More

Billy’s World team to sign major deal with five-star resort

Tony Byrne of Billy's World charity
THE AMBITIOUS dream of Roscommon-based couple to honour their son’s memory will take a major step forward this week when...

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