Sheep savaged

A CREGGS farmer has condemned dog owners who fail to control their animals after two ewes and five lambs were savaged and killed last week. The Herald understands that up to thirty sheep have been killed in the Creggs area...

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Wind turbine storm

Roscommon councillors have voted for “the will of people” and have insisted that a 1.5km separation distance between wind turbines and residential dwellings remain as part of the county development plan despite serious objections by the county manager. There were...

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Hopes of jobs boost for Boyle

There are fresh hopes of a much needed jobs boost for Boyle with the news that terms have been agreed...

Monday, 14/04/14 - 6:00pm Read More

Ballinagare widow traumatised by theft from grave

Kathleen Travers pictured at Drummin Cemetery, Ballinagare.
A traumatised Ballinagare woman has appealed to the public for help in tracking down the “low minded” thieves who stole...

Monday, 07/04/14 - 6:15pm Read More

Gardaí investigate fire that kills man on Roscommon farm

A man has died in a fire at a farmhouse in Co. Roscommon.Gardaí in Roscommon are investigating the fire at...

Monday, 31/03/14 - 8:54am Read More

Hundreds join in search for missing angler

Hundreds of volunteers from across the region have joined the search for a County Armagh angler missing on Lough Ree...

Monday, 24/03/14 - 6:25pm Read More

More Roscommon News

Woman fatally injured in Cornafulla crash

A 49-year-old woman was tragically killed in the Cornafulla area of South Roscommon on Monday morning when her car collided...

Monday, 24/03/14 - 6:24pm Read More

More Roscommon News

Ballinlough bidding to buy White House Hotel

A MASSIVE community effort is underway in Ballinlough to purchase the White House Hotel in order to sustain the village...

Monday, 24/03/14 - 6:23pm Read More

Woman dies after cars collide near Athlone

A woman has died after a two-car collision on the old N6, Athlone to Ballinasloe Road.The 49-year-old was fatally injured...

Monday, 24/03/14 - 11:38am Read More

SOS: Join Our Boys

The Naughton family, Roscommon Town.
    The county is rallying around a Roscommon Town family whose lives were shattered sixteen months ago when their...

Tuesday, 11/03/14 - 10:50am Read More

Mother sexually assaulted and exploited daughter

FROM THE age of five onwards a young girl was subjected to a harrowing catalogue of sexual abuse, exploitation, and...

Tuesday, 11/03/14 - 10:44am Read More

Gardaí arrest third man in connection with Roscommon post office robbery

Gardaí have arrested a man in connection with a post office robbery in county Roscommon.The robbery happened at Strokestown, Co...

Wednesday, 05/03/14 - 8:18pm Read More

Gardaí arrest two after post office robbed in Roscommon

Gardaí in Co Roscommon have arrested two men in connection with a post office robbery in Strokestown this morning. Two...

Tuesday, 04/03/14 - 12:24pm Read More

Delays in development of Cloonakilla NS criticised

DELAYS in the “much needed” development of Cloonakilla National School in Bealnamulla have been strongly criticised by a Fianna Fail...

Monday, 03/03/14 - 6:17pm Read More

Feighan rises to hospital debate challenge

Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan has risen to a challenge laid down by hospital campaigners to publicly debate hospital and...

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

Department joins South Roscommon wind farm challenge

The Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has joined a legal challenge to planning permission for 33 wind turbines...

Monday, 03/03/14 - 6:13pm Read More

Trust set up to help terminally ill Roscommon brothers

ON NOVEMBER 9th, 2012 the hopes and dreams of a Roscommon family were changed forever. Archie Naughton who is 8...

Monday, 03/03/14 - 6:12pm Read More

Game on for Hyde Park!

Ownership issues surrounding Dr. Hyde Park are likely to be resolved in the coming weeks. Roscommon Gaels GAA Club is...

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

HSE sat on hospital report for 30 months

THE HSE’S admission that it took immediate action to close Roscommon Hospital’s A&E, based on the hospital death rate report,...

Monday, 03/03/14 - 10:18am Read More

Legal loophole puts incest case back in spotlight

A BILL drawn up by a Roscommon TD to amend current legislation dealing with incest is to be debated in...

Monday, 03/03/14 - 10:17am Read More