High demand for air ambulance

The Emergency Air Ambulance (EAS) received almost 190 requests from emergency services in County Roscommon since July 1st, 2012, the Roscommon Herald has learned. According to the Department of Health, County Roscommon made 187 requests for the EAS over the...

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Naughten adamant he will support his brother in election

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  Fine Gael’s Cllr John Naughten will be supporting his brother Denis, during the forthcoming General Election, the Roscommon Herald has learned. In a letter to party members and some former party members in the Athlone Municipal District, Cllr Naughten...

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Fourteen-year-old among patients at Roscommon addiction services

A 14 year old was one of 288 people to access addiction services in the county during a four year...

Thursday, 06/08/15 - 10:43am Read More

Young woman found dead in caravan

Gardaí in Co Roscommon are investigating the sudden death of a woman in her 20s.She was found unresponsive in a...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 9:02pm Read More

‘How is it okay to take a child’s dog away?’

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The Strokestown owner of a dog at the centre of a recent Facebook campaign has told the Roscommon Herald she...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 12:38pm Read More

HIQA finds inadequate facilities and staff shortages at Sacred Heart Hospital

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Inadequate showering and toilet facilities and staff shortages as well as insufficient space for residents at the HSE-run Sacred Heart...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 11:29am Read More

Feighan fears for safety after death threat

THE POSTING of a vile death threat to the office of sitting TD Frank Feighan has left both the Fine...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 11:16am Read More

HIQA inspection finds significant breaches at Roscommon nursing home

A HIQA inspection found there were inadequate shower and toilet facilities and staff shortages in a nursing home in Roscommon...

Thursday, 23/07/15 - 1:17pm Read More

Major international fishing competition to give boost to Ballyleague’s economy

The Lough Ree Angling Hub has secured a prestigious international fishing event, seeing off stiff competition from other sites in...

Monday, 20/07/15 - 6:16pm Read More

Anglers tearing their hair out over Asian clams

The continued presence of Asian clams in the Ballyleague-Lanesboro area has moved beyond crisis point the Minister for Rural Affairs...

Monday, 20/07/15 - 6:13pm Read More

Feighan bows out

FINE GAEL’S Deputy Frank Feighan has announced that he will not be contesting the next general election. Speaking exclusively to...

Tuesday, 14/07/15 - 12:09pm Read More

Castlerea hackney driver feared for his life during late night attack

A Castlerea hackney driver who was battered around the head and had his ear bitten, while he was driving a...

Monday, 06/07/15 - 4:45pm Read More

Woman has lucky escape from Frenchpark fire

A woman in the Frenchpark area had a lucky escape when her home was gutted by fire on Sunday night....

Monday, 06/07/15 - 4:52pm Read More

Murder in the sun

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The brother of a South Roscommon woman gunned down in the Tunisian resort of Sousse on Friday, alongside her husband,...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 10:36am Read More

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

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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

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

Thursday, 18/06/15 - 11:20am Read More

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