Food bank to open in Boyle within days

A food bank is set to open in Boyle in the next week to help those going without meals because of the burden of financial commitments. A recent meeting in the town attracted a number of people interested in helping...

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Hotel sign returned

It was a case of all’s well that ends well in Monksland recently. The no parking sign outside the well known Athlone Springs Hotel was taken on a recent Friday night, but following a humorous appeal online, it was returned....

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New arrival brings joy to refugee family

  There’s considerable excitement at the Emergency Reception and Orientation Centre (EROC) in Ballaghaderreen with the arrival of the first...

Tuesday, 20/06/17 - 2:18pm Read More

Thousands raised for the Aisling Duggan Memorial Fund

People from all over County Roscommon and beyond are rallying behind a fund established in memory of a young Ballinlough...

Monday, 05/06/17 - 4:31pm Read More

Shearing Championships offer weatherproof entertainment

  The Kepak All Ireland & All Nations Sheep Shearing & Wool Handling Championships 2017 take place at St. Brigid’s...

Wednesday, 31/05/17 - 12:18pm Read More

Door to door salesman targets elderly close to Roscommon Town

  Roscommon Gardai would like to alert the public about the activities of a door to door shoe salesman who...

Monday, 22/05/17 - 8:25pm Read More

Spate of robberies in Tulsk village

Gardai in Castlerea are seeking the public’s help following a series of break-in’s and thefts in the Tulsk area on...

Tuesday, 16/05/17 - 12:52pm Read More

Anguish of Ballygar father left in chronic pain is revealed

  A Ballygar family have spoken of their torment over failing to receive treatment for their 48 year old father,...

Tuesday, 16/05/17 - 11:52am Read More

Keadue illegal dumping ‘criminal’ claims Tidy Towns

A leading community activist has described as “criminal” a large scale incidence of illegal dumping which took place near the...

Tuesday, 02/05/17 - 12:50pm Read More

Talks ongoing over Castlerea Fire Services

A second round of talks is currently taking place as efforts intensify to restore full services at Castlerea Fire Station....

Friday, 28/04/17 - 12:18pm Read More

Ringfort dig unearths 800 bodies close to Roscommon Town

A Medievil ringfort that included a jewellery workshop and extensive farming has been uncovered in a surprise archaeological find during...

Monday, 03/04/17 - 6:04pm Read More

Carrick Gardai investigate attempted child abduction reports

        Carrick on Shannon gardaí are urging parents to be vigilant following an incident of what they...

Monday, 13/03/17 - 4:32pm Read More

Delays at new refugee centre

The Syrian refugees destined for Ballaghaderreen will not be arriving in the town today or anytime this week as previously...

Tuesday, 07/03/17 - 10:15am Read More

McStay hits out at ‘nonsense’ criticism

    Roscommon senior football manager Kevin McStay had hit out at recent personal criticism, describing it as “the greatest...

Tuesday, 07/03/17 - 10:10am Read More

No date for fire station reopening

There remains no indication of when Castlerea Fire Station will reopen, following a meeting between councillors and the council management....

Friday, 03/03/17 - 10:49am Read More

Mother hits out at hospital group after 18 month delay

A Roscommon mother has claimed that the Saolta Hospital Group has reneged on its promise to externally investigate the circumstances...

Friday, 17/02/17 - 5:47pm Read More

Plans lodged for 34-acre solar energy farm

Plans for a 34 acre solar energy farm close to Roscommon Town have been lodged with Roscommon County Council. The...

Wednesday, 01/02/17 - 3:11pm Read More

Fears over future of Community Games in the county

The strong tradition of Community Games in County Roscommon is in crisis with a number of areas struggling to keep...

Tuesday, 24/01/17 - 10:38am Read More

Valuation Office officials to visit Roscommon to clarify concerns of local business community

It is hoped that the widespread confusion surrounding proposed rates for businesses in the county will be addressed next week...

Tuesday, 24/01/17 - 10:36am Read More

Minister Naughten injured in crash

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten has been injured in a road crash while cycling close to...

Monday, 02/01/17 - 5:54pm Read More