Boundary meeting to be arranged

A meeting between the Athlone Boundary Committee and Roscommon County Councillors will be organised soon. Chair of the three man committee, Jack Keyes told this paper that the meeting is currently being arranged and he hopes that a suitable time...

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Roscommon ambulance response times continue to miss targets

Ambulance response times in the county and neighbouring counties continue to miss national targets, according to the latest National Ambulance Service (NAS) data. Information released to the Roscommon Herald from January of this year shows that 63.89 per cent of...

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Boundary report to miss Thursday’s deadline

The March 31st deadline for a report on the Athlone boundary issue will now not be met, the Roscommon Herald...

Tuesday, 29/03/16 - 1:02pm Read More

Gardaí believe Ballagh fire was started deliberately

Gardaí in Ballaghaderreen investigating a fire at a shed at the rear of the business premises in the town on...

Tuesday, 29/03/16 - 12:58pm Read More

Uncertainty over big matches this weekend

A steward tries to get rid of the water on Dr. Hyde Park's surface on Sunday last. Pic: INPHO/James Crombie
Saturday’s eagerly anticipated Connacht U-21 Football Championship final between Roscommon and Mayo may be moved away from Dr. Hyde Park....

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Fitzmaurice rubbishes claims on agri portfolio

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Claims that Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice is to be offered a seat at the cabinet table as Agriculture Minister have been...

Tuesday, 22/03/16 - 1:20pm Read More

Fatal collision claims life of Creggs man

The close knit community of Creggs was reeling in shock this week following the death of a man in his...

Tuesday, 22/03/16 - 1:15pm Read More

Flood protests to seek meeting with TDs

The organisers of the recent protest in Athlone will be seeking a meeting with TDs from across the Shannon region...

Friday, 11/03/16 - 4:43pm Read More

Online petition begins to save Jigsaw services

There has been widespread condemnation of the temporary closure of the Jigsaw services in Roscommon Town, announced last week ....

Tuesday, 23/02/16 - 1:53pm Read More

Site resolution plans ongoing at six unfinished estates

There are now 40 unfinished estates throughout the county, a decrease of 13 on the 2014 National Housing Development Survey,...

Tuesday, 23/02/16 - 1:50pm Read More

Presence of swine flu at Roscommon County Hospital confirmed

The Saolta Hospital Group has confirmed that swine flu was present in Roscommon Hospital, necessitating the visiting restrictions, which came...

Monday, 15/02/16 - 5:20pm Read More

Thousands of euro worth of jewellery stolen

Gardaí are warning householders to be vigilant after thousands of euro worth of jewellery was stolen from a house in...

Monday, 15/02/16 - 5:18pm Read More

HAC opts not to endorse any election candidate

The Hospital Action Committee (HAC) has chosen not to endorse any of the General Election candidates. Following a press conference...

Monday, 15/02/16 - 5:17pm Read More

Roscommon received less than 2 per cent of flood assistance scheme money

Despite being one of the worst affected counties during the recent flooding, Roscommon residents have received only €5,200 from the...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 12:30pm Read More

Ballaghaderreen residents furious over article on damage to council house

Residents of a Ballaghaderreen housing estate have reacted furiously to comments made in a newspaper (not the Roscommon Herald) regarding...

Wednesday, 03/02/16 - 11:41am Read More

Boundary bill may be fast tracked

Speculation is growing that the government is looking for a ‘face saving’ measure on the controversial Athlone boundary issue. It...

Wednesday, 03/02/16 - 11:37am Read More

Physio saves young footballer’s life

A Boyle physio has come in for praise for his efforts in saving the life of a young Leitrim footballer...

Wednesday, 27/01/16 - 12:47pm Read More

Held at knife point in Boyle

A hackney driver was held at knife point in Boyle over the weekend and Gardai are appealing for any witnesses...

Wednesday, 27/01/16 - 12:44pm Read More

Elderly shopkeeper victim of attempted burglary

  An elderly shopkeeper in Roscommon Town was the victim of an attempted burglary when two men broke into the...

Thursday, 21/01/16 - 11:28am Read More

No Doctor No Village campaign seeks election candidate

  Campaigners wishing to protect general practice services in rural Ireland are seeking to run a GP as a general...

Thursday, 21/01/16 - 11:27am Read More