Rotting fish sparks contamination fears

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Hundreds of fish discovered dead at the turlough in Castleplunkett have raised fears of possible contamination of the water in the area in the event of a heavy downpour of rain. The grim discovery was made at two swallow holes...

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High Court proceedings served in wake of Curraghroe flooding

A Curraghroe family whose home was flooded two weeks ago has served Coillte with High Court proceedings. In total more than ten houses in the vicinity of the Sliabh Bán wind farm were flooded in a freak downpour of rain....

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Internet extortion scam warning from Roscommon Gardai

Gardai in Roscommon wish to alert the public about a new internet scam that been reported lately in the Roscommon...

Tuesday, 14/06/16 - 2:18pm Read More

Broad welcome for 100 new medical device jobs in Creagh

The expansion of an existing medical device facility at Creagh in South Roscommon, which will create 100 new jobs, has...

Tuesday, 14/06/16 - 12:18pm Read More

Castlerea prisoners gifted €85,000 ‘bus money’ on release

Convicted criminals have been gifted almost €85,000 in ‘bus money’ to cover the cost of transport following their release from...

Tuesday, 14/06/16 - 12:17pm Read More

Teenage girl robbed at knifepoint while working in Boyle shop

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A Cortober man who robbed a teenage girl at knifepoint while she was working at a Boyle shop has been...

Tuesday, 07/06/16 - 3:16pm Read More

Horrific Castlerea robbery at the Demesne relived

Hundreds of people walked through the Demesne in Castlerea in solidarity with the elderly man who was robbed while he was out walking last August.
A 90-year-old Castlerea man who has spent his life enhancing the town’s demesne is now afraid to walk there on...

Tuesday, 07/06/16 - 11:55am Read More

Oral hearings for wind farm appeals

An Bord Pleanála (ABP) will hold oral hearings next week into appeals for controversial plans to build 35 wind turbines...

Monday, 30/05/16 - 6:12pm Read More

Cathoairleach of Roscommon County Council censured by Fianna Fáil

The cathaoirleach of Roscommon County Council has been censured by Fianna Fáil following a long running investigation into a complaint...

Monday, 30/05/16 - 6:10pm Read More

Century old cross taken from Sacred Heart Church

Gardaí have launched a major investigation into the theft of a century old replica of the Cross of Cong from...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 11:22am Read More

Changed climate for Minister Naughten

  Hundreds of people turned out to welcome Roscommon’s new minister home on Saturday night last. Across the county and...

Tuesday, 10/05/16 - 11:19am Read More

Late Monsignor McKeon an ‘inspiration to the people of Tulsk’

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TRIBUTES have been paid to the man described as an “inspiration” to the people of Tulsk and throughout the county...

Tuesday, 03/05/16 - 11:47am Read More

New GAA training facility to be named after Dermot Earley

The new Roscommon GAA training facility at Runnabracken will be named after former Roscommon player and Chief of Staff of...

Tuesday, 03/05/16 - 11:40am Read More

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...

Monday, 25/04/16 - 10:22am Read More

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...

Monday, 25/04/16 - 10:21am Read More

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....

Monday, 28/03/16 - 4:47pm Read More

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