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 the Sacred Heart Church in Roscommon Town. Hundreds of people turned to social media last week to voice their anger...

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Changed climate for Minister Naughten

  Hundreds of people turned out to welcome Roscommon’s new minister home on Saturday night last. Across the county and into east Galway supporters of Independent TD Denis Naughten gathered to meet and shake hands with the county’s first minister...

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Late Monsignor McKeon an ‘inspiration to the people of Tulsk’

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TRIBUTES have been paid to the man described as an “inspiration” to the people of Tulsk and throughout the county...

Tuesday, 03/05/16 - 11:47am Read More

New GAA training facility to be named after Dermot Earley

The new Roscommon GAA training facility at Runnabracken will be named after former Roscommon player and Chief of Staff of...

Tuesday, 03/05/16 - 11:40am Read More

Boundary meeting to be arranged

A meeting between the Athlone Boundary Committee and Roscommon County Councillors will be organised soon. Chair of the three man...

Monday, 25/04/16 - 10:22am Read More

Roscommon ambulance response times continue to miss targets

Ambulance response times in the county and neighbouring counties continue to miss national targets, according to the latest National Ambulance...

Monday, 25/04/16 - 10:21am Read More

Boundary report to miss Thursday’s deadline

The March 31st deadline for a report on the Athlone boundary issue will now not be met, the Roscommon Herald...

Tuesday, 29/03/16 - 1:02pm Read More

Gardaí believe Ballagh fire was started deliberately

Gardaí in Ballaghaderreen investigating a fire at a shed at the rear of the business premises in the town on...

Tuesday, 29/03/16 - 12:58pm Read More

Uncertainty over big matches this weekend

A steward tries to get rid of the water on Dr. Hyde Park's surface on Sunday last. Pic: INPHO/James Crombie
Saturday’s eagerly anticipated Connacht U-21 Football Championship final between Roscommon and Mayo may be moved away from Dr. Hyde Park....

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Fitzmaurice rubbishes claims on agri portfolio

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Claims that Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice is to be offered a seat at the cabinet table as Agriculture Minister have been...

Tuesday, 22/03/16 - 1:20pm Read More

Fatal collision claims life of Creggs man

The close knit community of Creggs was reeling in shock this week following the death of a man in his...

Tuesday, 22/03/16 - 1:15pm Read More

Flood protests to seek meeting with TDs

The organisers of the recent protest in Athlone will be seeking a meeting with TDs from across the Shannon region...

Friday, 11/03/16 - 4:43pm Read More

Online petition begins to save Jigsaw services

There has been widespread condemnation of the temporary closure of the Jigsaw services in Roscommon Town, announced last week ....

Tuesday, 23/02/16 - 1:53pm Read More

Site resolution plans ongoing at six unfinished estates

There are now 40 unfinished estates throughout the county, a decrease of 13 on the 2014 National Housing Development Survey,...

Tuesday, 23/02/16 - 1:50pm Read More

Presence of swine flu at Roscommon County Hospital confirmed

The Saolta Hospital Group has confirmed that swine flu was present in Roscommon Hospital, necessitating the visiting restrictions, which came...

Monday, 15/02/16 - 5:20pm Read More

Thousands of euro worth of jewellery stolen

Gardaí are warning householders to be vigilant after thousands of euro worth of jewellery was stolen from a house in...

Monday, 15/02/16 - 5:18pm Read More

HAC opts not to endorse any election candidate

The Hospital Action Committee (HAC) has chosen not to endorse any of the General Election candidates. Following a press conference...

Monday, 15/02/16 - 5:17pm Read More

Roscommon received less than 2 per cent of flood assistance scheme money

Despite being one of the worst affected counties during the recent flooding, Roscommon residents have received only €5,200 from the...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 12:30pm Read More

Ballaghaderreen residents furious over article on damage to council house

Residents of a Ballaghaderreen housing estate have reacted furiously to comments made in a newspaper (not the Roscommon Herald) regarding...

Wednesday, 03/02/16 - 11:41am Read More

Boundary bill may be fast tracked

Speculation is growing that the government is looking for a ‘face saving’ measure on the controversial Athlone boundary issue. It...

Wednesday, 03/02/16 - 11:37am Read More