Narrow margin

THE REFERENDUM on the rights of the child was carried, but by the narrowest of margins, 58pc to 42pc. In this constituency of Roscommon/South Leitrim just over 10,000 people voted in favour or 52.92%. Turnout was worse than dismal with...

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Referendum voting – have your say

ON SATURDAY, November 10th the people of this county and country go to the polls to vote in the Children’s Rights Referendum. Despite the thousands of euro spent on referendum literature there are still many people unsure of what way...

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Partial restoration of bus service

THERE WAS some good news for people in the Elphin area this week with the announcement that Bus Eireann intends...

Tuesday, 30/10/12 - 4:09pm Read More

A frightening portrayal of youth drinking culure

MANY IRISH people find it distasteful and indeed unfair when the ageold stereotypes about this country’s over-indulgence in alcohol are...

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An important step

THE PROCESS of investigation into the issue of child abuse took another step forward last week with the publication of...

Tuesday, 16/10/12 - 4:42pm Read More

Time is on Enda Kenny’s Side

THE GLOWING profile of Enda Kenny is the European edition of the most prestigious of all international magazines ‘Time’ will...

Tuesday, 09/10/12 - 5:52pm Read More

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Solidarity march

UP TO 30,000 people gathered in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday to walk in silence along the route Jill Meagher never...

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Tackling the bullies

NEWS THIS week that schools in County Roscommon may spearhead a new pilot initiative, the first of its kind in...

Tuesday, 25/09/12 - 5:48pm Read More

Registration night for Ballinlough Youth Café

THE TIME Out Café in Ballinlough celebrates its first anniversary as a community cafe facility this month with a new...

Tuesday, 18/09/12 - 3:27pm Read More

Emigration –the reality for rural Ireland

THIS WEEK we reveal that 105 male GAA players (the equivalent of seven teams) have emigrated from County Roscommon in...

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