Roscommon saying NO to water charges

The campaign against water charges takes to the streets of Roscommon Town on Saturday, November 1st. ‘Roscommon Says No to Water Charges’ is a new group formed to fight against the impending charges and the privatisation of water services to...

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Color Communications to expand in Castlerea

A Castlerea based colour merchandising company is set to create 20 new jobs over the next five years. Color Communications Europe Ltd is at the forefront of global colour merchandising, manufacturing colour sampling tools for paint, wood-stain, automotive and paper....

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The Fitz Factor

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 The victory of turf cutters’ champion Michael Fitzmaurice in the Roscommon/ South Leitrim bye-election has dealt a blow to party...

Wednesday, 15/10/14 - 11:39am Read More

‘Elbowgate’

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Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan has confirmed that he is seeking legal advice following a formal complaint to Gardai in...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 11:41am Read More

Tributes paid to ‘caring’ Kilroosky mother trampled to death by cattle

  AN “OVERWHELMING sense of disbelief” hangs over the community of Ballagh and Kilroosky following the death of a local...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 11:40am Read More

Feighan apologises for ‘overreaction’

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Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan has issued a statement today apologising for any hurt caused to Independent bye-election candidate John...

Saturday, 27/09/14 - 10:18pm Read More

More Roscommon News

Memorial stone now marks Cindy the elephant’s final resting place

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The resting place for Castlerea’s most famous elephant, Cindy has been marked after 42 years. According to the history books...

Tuesday, 23/09/14 - 5:43pm Read More

More Roscommon News

No cut in property tax

There will be not cut in property tax in the county for 2015. Members of Roscommon County Council agreed on...

Tuesday, 23/09/14 - 11:56am Read More

Black Donkey Brewing aiming to tap into growing craft beer market

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    HAVING LIVED and worked in New York for twenty years, coming back to County Roscommon to open a...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 12:01pm Read More

‘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...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 6:15pm Read More

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...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 6:14pm Read More

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...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 6:12pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 4:41pm Read More

Double celebrations for Keadue – county’s tidiest town

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

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 10:28am Read More

Woman found on Roscommon Town street with serious head injury

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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

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...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 9:42am Read More

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...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 5:03pm Read More

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....

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

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