No evidence of petrol stretching found in samples

NO EVIDENCE of petrol stretching has been found in fuel tested from filling stations in County Roscommon. That is according to Finance Minister Michael Noonan, who was responding to a question from local Deputy Denis Naughten on the issue in...

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Community fund of €4m mooted if Gridwest goes overhead

A €4 million community gain fund has been mooted if the proposed Gridwest 400kv power line goes overhead, the Herald has learned. While Eirgrid is still finalising details of a community gain fund, the state-owned commercial company has confirmed that...

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Buyer emerges for Ballaghaderreen hotel

A POTENTIAL buyer has emerged to take over the Abbeyfield Hotel in Ballaghaderreen, which could lead to a much needed...

Monday, 08/12/14 - 5:41pm Read More

Cinema to re-open and create up to 16 jobs

The cinema in Roscommon Town is set to re-open its doors to the public before Christmas. A new investor behind...

Tuesday, 02/12/14 - 12:35pm Read More

Ballyleague sports stars revealing (nearly) all for charity this Christmas

The temperatures may be going down for winter, but the men and women of Ballyleague and across the Longford border...

Monday, 17/11/14 - 6:12pm Read More

Dozens of families face homeless Christmas

Protestors outside Roscommon courthouse on Monday as over 80 cases relating to repossession of homes and land came before a country registrar. Pic. Gerard O'Loughlin
A group from Land League West staged a protest outside Roscommon courthouse on Monday as over 80 cases relating to...

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Separate accidents claim two lives

Tragic accidents claimed the lives of two people in the county over recent days. Gardai in Roscommon are appealing for...

Monday, 17/11/14 - 6:01pm Read More

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Gardaí seek witnesses to crash that killed man and puts three in hospital

A 19-year-old man has died in a road crash in Co. Roscommon.He was killed when the car he was a...

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Man killed in Roscommon crash

A 19-year-old man has died following a crash in Co Roscommon this evening.The man was fatally injured when the car...

Sunday, 16/11/14 - 9:53pm Read More

Man dies in Roscommon workplace accident

A man in his 50s has died following an incident at a steel plant in Roscommon. It happened in Ballaghaderreen...

Friday, 14/11/14 - 8:20pm Read More

Concerns over paedophile move to county

Concerns have been expressed this week over the lack of legislation to monitor child sex offenders as one victim of...

Tuesday, 11/11/14 - 3:35pm Read More

Halloween horror for Cloonfad school

A storage shed on the grounds of Cloonfad NS which was damaged in a fire on Friday night last.
Gardai are treating a fire on the grounds of Cloonfad National School, which broke out on Halloween night, as suspicious....

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Eight complaints to Revenue about petrol stretching in Roscommon

EIGHT COMPLAINTS from Roscommon motorists have been received by the Revenue Commissioners in relation to petrol stretching. There are now...

Tuesday, 28/10/14 - 12:05pm Read More

Beef price protest

Farmers from throughout Roscommon took their protest over beef prices to the gates of Kepak in Athleague where the IFA organised a 24-hour protest.
Hundreds of angry and frustrated farmers turned out in force for a major 24 hour protest at Kepak in Athleague...

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Man dies in overnight road accident in Co Roscommon

A man died in an overnight road accident in Co Roscommon, it has emerged.The deceased, the driver and sole occupant...

Sunday, 26/10/14 - 5:06pm Read More

Roscommon saying NO to water charges

The campaign against water charges takes to the streets of Roscommon Town on Saturday, November 1st. ‘Roscommon Says No to...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 6:03pm Read More

Color Communications to expand in Castlerea

A Castlerea based colour merchandising company is set to create 20 new jobs over the next five years. Color Communications...

Wednesday, 15/10/14 - 11:40am Read More

The Fitz Factor

 The victory of turf cutters’ champion Michael Fitzmaurice in the Roscommon/ South Leitrim bye-election has dealt a blow to party...

Wednesday, 15/10/14 - 11:39am Read More


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Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan has confirmed that he is seeking legal advice following a formal complaint to Gardai in...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 11:41am Read More

Tributes paid to ‘caring’ Kilroosky mother trampled to death by cattle

  AN “OVERWHELMING sense of disbelief” hangs over the community of Ballagh and Kilroosky following the death of a local...

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