‘Hub’ ideal count venue

WITH THE date for the upcoming bye-election expected to be announced this week, Enterprise Castlerea has written to the county registrar seeking to host the count at The Hub in Castlerea. While The Hyde Centre in Roscommon Town has traditionally...

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Thousands flock to Kilbegnet for International Sheep Dog Trials

As many as 25,000 visitors from far and near flocked to Kilbegnet over the weekend for a one-off event that showcased the mastery between man and dog. The top sheep dog handlers from across Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales competed...

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Martin pledges not ‘do an Enda Kenny on it’

Fianna Fáil leader Michel Martin said this week that he would not “do an Enda Kenny on it” by making...

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Country star named as Revenue publishes list of tax defaulters

Country singer Robert Mizzell, originally from Louisiana in the US but living in Killinlahan, Ballynagore, Co Westmeath, has been named...

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Double celebrations for Keadue – county’s tidiest town

Roscommon SuperValu Tidy Town Hero Awards-1
THE ANNUAL Tidy Towns results brought double celebrations for Keadue after it was declared Roscommon’s Tidiest Town and its chairman...

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Woman found on Roscommon Town street with serious head injury

Two people were discovered in different parts of the county at the weekend with serious head injuries. The incidents are...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 10:26am Read More

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Woman dies following Roscommon crash

A woman in her 70s has died following a traffic accident in Co Roscommon in which four cars and a...

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Former Arigna miners not given opportunity to appeal cases

The National Coalminers Group is seeking an urgent meeting with the Department of Social Protection as it claims a number...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 5:04pm Read More

Kelly to fly the Labour flag in bye-election race

Senator John Kelly has announced that he will fly the flag for Labour at the upcoming bye-election
LABOUR SENATOR John Kelly is the latest candidate to put his name forward to contest next month’s bye-election. The Ballaghaderreen...

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Ballaghaderreen estate works in doubt

A QUESTION mark hangs over a raft of improvement works due to be carried out at a Ballaghaderreen housing estate....

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Man remanded in connection with cannabis growhouse raid

A Lithuanian man has been remanded in custody in connection with an €80,000 drugs seizure near Castlerea in Co. Roscommon...

Wednesday, 27/08/14 - 6:32pm Read More

Drug seizure near Castlerea

Gardaí have seized cannabis plants and arrested a male as part of an ongoing operation targeting the cultivation of cannabis...

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Average rent in county now €534

RENTS IN County Roscommon only rose by 0.2% in the 12 months to June 2014 with the average advertised rent...

Monday, 25/08/14 - 6:09pm Read More

McDermott named as HAC candidate for bye-election

HAC chairperson and bye-election candidate  John McDermott
The newly announced Hospital Action Committee candidate to contest the forthcoming bye-election in Roscommon/South Leitrim has called on the people...

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Another portacabin for Cloonakilla NS

Another portacabin was delivered to Cloonakilla NS on the outskirts of Athlone last week as the school faces into another...

Monday, 25/08/14 - 6:02pm Read More

Born 1 year and 20 miles apart, the oldest men in Ireland catch up on old times

Lifelong friends
  What are the chances? They were born a year and less than 20 miles apart as the crow flies...

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Accommodation problems reach crisis point at Cloonakilla NS

Cloonakilla National School on the outskirts of Athlone in South Roscommon is being forced to turn down new enrolments this...

Monday, 18/08/14 - 6:25pm Read More

Taps run dry in Strokestown

Business and households in the Strokestown area are fuming with Irish Water over a decision to close the local water...

Monday, 18/08/14 - 6:25pm Read More

Hospital hand hygiene still below target

Roscommon County Hospital
Hand hygiene among staff at Roscommon County Hospital continues to fall short of national compliance targets, but has shown signs...

Wednesday, 13/08/14 - 3:31pm Read More

Yvonne climbs the highest peaks

Ballinlough woman Yvonne Rogan recently completed the HeadsUp Five Peaks Challenge. The challenge involved climbing the five highest mountains in...

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