Accommodation problems reach crisis point at Cloonakilla NS

Cloonakilla National School on the outskirts of Athlone in South Roscommon is being forced to turn down new enrolments this year because the school cannot accommodate any more pupils. Accommodation issues at the burgeoning school have been ongoing since 2007...

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Taps run dry in Strokestown

Business and households in the Strokestown area are fuming with Irish Water over a decision to close the local water scheme for 24 hours to carry out vital repairs. There is growing anger over the lack of communication from Irish...

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Hospital hand hygiene still below target

Roscommon County Hospital
Hand hygiene among staff at Roscommon County Hospital continues to fall short of national compliance targets, but has shown signs...

Wednesday, 13/08/14 - 3:31pm Read More

Yvonne climbs the highest peaks

Ballinlough woman Yvonne Rogan recently completed the HeadsUp Five Peaks Challenge. The challenge involved climbing the five highest mountains in...

Wednesday, 13/08/14 - 3:29pm Read More

Trailers worth over €8,000 stolen

TRAILERS WORTH a combined value €8,000 have been stolen from around the county in recent days. The first incident took...

Wednesday, 13/08/14 - 1:43pm Read More

Children’s services under pressure

Delays in assessing vulnerable children, a failure to bridge staffing gaps and implement national policy were among a number of...

Wednesday, 13/08/14 - 1:41pm Read More

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No surge in building activity across county

County Roscommon is not seeing a surge in building activity that is being observed in other parts of the country,...

Wednesday, 13/08/14 - 1:38pm Read More

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Permission for €150m wind farm quashed

The High Court has quashed planning permission for a €150 million wind farm in South Roscommon. This follows a judicial...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 12:26pm Read More

Rezoning controversy

ROSCOMMON CHAMBER of Commerce has given a cautious welcome to the decision of the members of the Municipal District of...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 12:25pm Read More

New Bishop sends out SOS for vocations

The new Bishop of Elphin has asked the diocese to come forward with six possible candidates for the priesthood by...

Thursday, 17/07/14 - 12:51pm Read More

Over 100 families in debt crisis

Over 100 families in County Roscommon have sought help from free legal advice services in relation to credit and debt...

Thursday, 17/07/14 - 12:49pm Read More

Ordination of new Bishop will be streamed on internet

In a first for the Diocese of Elphin the ordination of the new Bishop of Elphin this Sunday will be...

Thursday, 10/07/14 - 10:46am Read More

Costs of damage to Boyle bridge being assessed

THE TOTAL cost of the damage caused to the bridge in the centre of Boyle following a crash last week...

Thursday, 10/07/14 - 10:45am Read More

Judge hits out at senseless acts of violence

A Circuit Court Judge has hit out at the drinking culture amongst young people, which makes them think “they rule...

Thursday, 10/07/14 - 10:44am Read More

Gardaí charge man in connection with €70k cannabis seizure

Gardaí have seized €70,000 worth of cannabis plants in Co Roscommon.They have also arrested and charged a 26-year-old man in...

Monday, 07/07/14 - 10:24am Read More

Elderly couple in hospital after car plunges into river

An elderly couple are recovering in hospital following an incident in which their car plunged into the River Boyle in...

Wednesday, 02/07/14 - 3:57pm Read More

Mother gets 14-year jail term for abuse of her daughter

A mother who used her young daughter for sexual exploitation was handed a 14-year sentence on Monday. The 47-year-old woman,...

Monday, 23/06/14 - 5:52pm Read More

Possible underground Gridwest route unveiled

A preferred underground route for the planned GridWest power line project between counties Roscommon and Mayo was unveiled on Monday...

Monday, 23/06/14 - 5:51pm Read More

Body of Polish man found in River Shannon

A 32-year-old man has been charged in connection with the murder of a young Polish man in Athlone last Friday...

Monday, 23/06/14 - 5:49pm Read More

Concern over hand over of water system

CONCERNS HAVE been expressed over the proposed establishment of Irish Water, which will, from September, have control of funding for...

Monday, 23/06/14 - 5:49pm Read More