Carrick Gardai investigate attempted child abduction reports

        Carrick on Shannon gardaí are urging parents to be vigilant following an incident of what they described as “inappropriate contact” between a male and two girls aged approximately 12 years old. The incident is understood to...

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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 thought. The department of justice confirmed to the Roscommon Herald that the people expected to arrive today, Tuesday March 7th,...

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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

Man dies after Roscommon kayaking accident

A man has died following an incident on Lough Ree today. It is understood he had been kayaking near Hudson...

Saturday, 04/03/17 - 10:07pm 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

New appointment for Boyle priest

Father John Coughlan, Curate at Saint Joseph’s Parish, Boyle, in the Diocese of Elphin, has been appointed Director of Formation...

Tuesday, 20/12/16 - 2:40pm Read More

Political ambitions for Ballymurray’s Will Keane

Prominent Yes campaigner for the same sex marriage referendum, Will Keane, has indicated he would be open to running in...

Tuesday, 13/12/16 - 1:38pm Read More

County Roscommon remains one of the country’s safest

Serious crime is down or relatively stable in both Roscommon and Castlerea garda districts, Chief Superintendent Padraig Rattigan told a...

Tuesday, 13/12/16 - 1:35pm Read More

Anger brewing in FF over election spend issue

Anger is brewing within the Fianna Fáil organisation in the constituency with the news that the party spent approximately €5,000...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 1:00pm Read More

Vandalism causes €1,500 of damage at Cloonfad United’s clubhouse

Cloonfad United Soccer Club is facing a €1,500 bill for new windows after the club’s new extension was the target...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 12:59pm Read More

Funding of €100,000 for Castlerea food hub

  An Chistin – the Food Hub in Castlerea – has been allocated €100,000 in REDZ (Rural Economic Development Zone) funding....

Tuesday, 29/11/16 - 10:02am Read More

Roscommon farmer had enough cyanide to ‘wipe out’ most of the county

A farmer in Roscommon safely disposed of 4kg of cyanide over the weekend, “enough to wipe out most of the...

Tuesday, 22/11/16 - 2:06pm Read More

Ballyleague event brings big windfall for the county

The recent international fishing event and food festival in Ballyleague/Lanesboro resulted in a boost to the local economy of approximately...

Monday, 14/11/16 - 6:03pm Read More

High hopes for Castlerea food hub

Hopes are high that a state of the art food hub in Castlerea will transform food production in the county...

Monday, 14/11/16 - 6:02pm Read More

Minister ‘disappointed’ following meeting with HSE chief on mental health services

A detailed statement is being sought from the HSE on foot of last Friday’s meeting regarding the future of the...

Friday, 04/11/16 - 11:11am Read More