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 more on the election campaign of Shane Curran than on Deputy Eugene Murphy. A source told the Roscommon Herald that...

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

Damage caused to Cloonfad Utd's club house is €1,500.
Cloonfad United Soccer Club is facing a €1,500 bill for new windows after the club’s new extension was the target of two separate acts of vandalism over the past couple of weeks. A spokesperson for the club confirmed that Saturday,...

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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

Castlerea Post Office on the move after 105 years

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One of the oldest premises in Castlerea is set to shut its doors before Christmas, after it was revealed that...

Tuesday, 25/10/16 - 12:15pm Read More

Meeting on Wednesday to discuss Ballagh’s €440,000 fund

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A public meeting in Ballaghaderreen on Wednesday will debate how a €440,000 fund should be used to benefit the locality....

Tuesday, 18/10/16 - 1:28pm Read More

Dineen pulls of race to become next Roscommon football manager

Former Roscommon footballer and U-21 manager Nigel Dineen has announced that he is to pull out of the race to...

Thursday, 13/10/16 - 12:02pm Read More

HSE rejects rumors on mental health services

Speculation surrounding the proposed closure of some mental health facilities around the county has been quashed in recent days. There...

Wednesday, 12/10/16 - 3:19pm Read More

HSE says NO to A&E re-opening

The Saolta University Health Care Group has “no intention” of re-opening the emergency department at Roscommon University Hospital. At a...

Wednesday, 05/10/16 - 10:27am Read More

Delays to Athlone boundary report slammed

A six-month delay in the publication of the report on the Athlone boundary review has been slammed by the ‘Save...

Wednesday, 05/10/16 - 10:24am Read More

CFRAM consultation a day a ‘waste of time’

The latest CFRAM (Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management) consultation day has been roundly dismissed as a waste of time...

Wednesday, 14/09/16 - 10:13am Read More

O’Donnell resigns as joint-manager of Roscommon team

Fergal O’Donnell has resigned as joint-manager of the Roscommon senior football team, along with selectors David Casey and Stephen Bohan...

Wednesday, 07/09/16 - 11:00am Read More

Huge jobs boost for Carrick-on-Shannon with 200 jobs for VistaMed

Patrick Mulholland, Managing Director, VistaMed; Tom Kelly, Enterprise Ireland; Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O'Connor TD.
Two hundred jobs have been announced for Carrick-on-Shannon, in a massive employment boost for the town. Ono Monday VistaMed, the...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 11:04am Read More

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...

Tuesday, 19/07/16 - 11:38pm Read More

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...

Monday, 27/06/16 - 6:00pm Read More

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