New Bishop sends out SOS for vocations

The new Bishop of Elphin has asked the diocese to come forward with six possible candidates for the priesthood by next Easter as a short term solution to falling vocations. Newly ordained Bishop Kevin Doran has signalled that he will...

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Over 100 families in debt crisis

Over 100 families in County Roscommon have sought help from free legal advice services in relation to credit and debt problems over the past year. That’s according to the Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC) service, which published its annual report...

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Ordination of new Bishop will be streamed on internet

In a first for the Diocese of Elphin the ordination of the new Bishop of Elphin this Sunday will be...

Thursday, 10/07/14 - 10:46am Read More

Costs of damage to Boyle bridge being assessed

THE TOTAL cost of the damage caused to the bridge in the centre of Boyle following a crash last week...

Thursday, 10/07/14 - 10:45am Read More

Judge hits out at senseless acts of violence

A Circuit Court Judge has hit out at the drinking culture amongst young people, which makes them think “they rule...

Thursday, 10/07/14 - 10:44am Read More

Gardaí charge man in connection with €70k cannabis seizure

Gardaí have seized €70,000 worth of cannabis plants in Co Roscommon.They have also arrested and charged a 26-year-old man in...

Monday, 07/07/14 - 10:24am Read More

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Elderly couple in hospital after car plunges into river

An elderly couple are recovering in hospital following an incident in which their car plunged into the River Boyle in...

Wednesday, 02/07/14 - 3:57pm Read More

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Mother gets 14-year jail term for abuse of her daughter

A mother who used her young daughter for sexual exploitation was handed a 14-year sentence on Monday. The 47-year-old woman,...

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Possible underground Gridwest route unveiled

A preferred underground route for the planned GridWest power line project between counties Roscommon and Mayo was unveiled on Monday...

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Body of Polish man found in River Shannon

A 32-year-old man has been charged in connection with the murder of a young Polish man in Athlone last Friday...

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Concern over hand over of water system

CONCERNS HAVE been expressed over the proposed establishment of Irish Water, which will, from September, have control of funding for...

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Three held as part of prostitution probe

Three people have been arrested and released without charge as part of an investigation into organised prostitution and associated offences...

Thursday, 19/06/14 - 10:06pm Read More

Unfinished building site is ‘an accident waiting to happen’

An unfinished building site within a housing estate in Monksland, South Roscommon has prompted concern over the risks and dangers...

Tuesday, 17/06/14 - 10:02am Read More

FF and Ind alliance on the cards

AN ALLIANCE between Fianna Fail and three Independents on Roscommon County Council could be in the offing as talks between...

Monday, 02/06/14 - 4:16pm Read More

Ombudsman upholds complaint on nursing home scheme

A County Roscommon woman had her nursing home costs reduced from €68 to €4 per week when she took a...

Monday, 02/06/14 - 4:14pm Read More

‘Join Our Boys’ Trust issues warning about bogus collectors

The Join Our Boys Trust has issued a warning about bogus collectors operating in the county. One woman has already...

Tuesday, 13/05/14 - 12:23pm Read More

Councillors paid €750,000 last year

The 26 elected members of Roscommon County Council were paid out close to €750,000 in allowances and expenses last year,...

Tuesday, 13/05/14 - 12:22pm Read More

Reilly says ‘I’m sorry’

THE MINSTER for Health has apologised to the people of Roscommon for not standing over a commitment he made ahead...

Tuesday, 13/05/14 - 12:22pm Read More

Minister to turn sod on Endoscopy Unit

HEALTH MINISTER James Reilly will travel to Roscommon Town next week to turn the sod for the €5m Endoscopy Unit...

Monday, 05/05/14 - 6:01pm Read More

Funding of €1m for works on unfinished estates

Two of the worst unfinished housing estates in the county have been allocated over €1m in funding to address a...

Monday, 05/05/14 - 6:00pm Read More