National News

Families call on Nama to convert hotel into emergency accommodation

Five families who are facing eviction are appealing for a Dublin hotel to be converted into emergency accommodation. Lynam’s Hotel on O’Connell Street, is expected to close at the end of the month under the terms of receivership. The families...

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Gerry Adams: We need real leadership from Taoiseach in wake of Brexit vote

The Government is being urged to show leadership in the wake of the UK’s Brexit vote. Today marks a month...

Sunday, 24/07/16 - 11:38am Read More

No Lotto winner – jackpot heads for €6.5m

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto Jackpot, worth €5,958,802. [raw]

Saturday, 23/07/16 - 9:12pm Read More

Villagers evacuated after viable device is found

A viable device has been discovered in a County Antrim village, forcing residents to be evacuated from their homes while...

Saturday, 23/07/16 - 7:56pm Read More

Thousands attend Bray air show

Organisers have said that up to 50,000 people were in Bray today for the annual air show. Today was the...

Saturday, 23/07/16 - 6:34pm Read More

Gardaí looking for man missing since 2004 begin search in derelict building

A derelict buidling has been sealed off in County Dublin as part of the investigation into a man’s disappearance more...

Saturday, 23/07/16 - 4:39pm Read More

Enda Kenny condemns ‘cowardly and brutal acts’ in Munich

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has joined world leaders in offering his condolences to the people of Munich. Enda Kenny said...

Saturday, 23/07/16 - 12:48pm Read More

Five homeless families allowed to stay at Nama hotel – but have to pay themselves

Five homeless families who were due to be evicted from a Dublin city centre hotel today have been told they...

Saturday, 23/07/16 - 2:22pm Read More

Activists react to pigeon being shot in Cork courthouse

Animal rights activists are in a flap after confirmation that a trapped pigeon was shot where Cork’s legal eagles dare,...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 11:36am Read More

Enda Kenny to discuss Brexit fall-out at British-Irish Council summit in Wales

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny will attend an extraordinary meeting of the British Irish Council in Wales today, where he will...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 9:11am Read More

Roscommon News

Rotting fish sparks contamination fears

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Hundreds of fish discovered dead at the turlough in Castleplunkett have raised fears of possible contamination of the water in the area in the event of a heavy downpour of rain. The grim discovery was made at two swallow holes...

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High Court proceedings served in wake of Curraghroe flooding

A Curraghroe family whose home was flooded two weeks ago has served Coillte with High Court proceedings. In total more...

Monday, 27/06/16 - 6:00pm Read More

Internet extortion scam warning from Roscommon Gardai

Gardai in Roscommon wish to alert the public about a new internet scam that been reported lately in the Roscommon...

Tuesday, 14/06/16 - 2:18pm Read More

Broad welcome for 100 new medical device jobs in Creagh

The expansion of an existing medical device facility at Creagh in South Roscommon, which will create 100 new jobs, has...

Tuesday, 14/06/16 - 12:18pm Read More

Castlerea prisoners gifted €85,000 ‘bus money’ on release

Convicted criminals have been gifted almost €85,000 in ‘bus money’ to cover the cost of transport following their release from...

Tuesday, 14/06/16 - 12:17pm Read More

Teenage girl robbed at knifepoint while working in Boyle shop

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A Cortober man who robbed a teenage girl at knifepoint while she was working at a Boyle shop has been...

Tuesday, 07/06/16 - 3:16pm Read More

Horrific Castlerea robbery at the Demesne relived

Hundreds of people walked through the Demesne in Castlerea in solidarity with the elderly man who was robbed while he was out walking last August.
A 90-year-old Castlerea man who has spent his life enhancing the town’s demesne is now afraid to walk there on...

Tuesday, 07/06/16 - 11:55am Read More

Oral hearings for wind farm appeals

An Bord Pleanála (ABP) will hold oral hearings next week into appeals for controversial plans to build 35 wind turbines...

Monday, 30/05/16 - 6:12pm Read More

Cathoairleach of Roscommon County Council censured by Fianna Fáil

The cathaoirleach of Roscommon County Council has been censured by Fianna Fáil following a long running investigation into a complaint...

Monday, 30/05/16 - 6:10pm Read More

Century old cross taken from Sacred Heart Church

Gardaí have launched a major investigation into the theft of a century old replica of the Cross of Cong from...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 11:22am Read More