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Revised plans lodged for 27 houses in Monksland

Revised plans have been lodged for 27 houses to be built in Monksland, south Roscommon.In June, Bobmar Limited submitted a planning application to Roscommon...

Buncrana tragedy inquest beings today

The inquest into the Buncrana pier tragedy will begin this morning.The Coroner for Donegal says they'll aim to establish exactly what happened on the...
Longford Court

Four men convicted of assault at Longford mosque pay €500 each to victim

Four men convicted of assault at a mosque in Longford have paid €500 compensation each to the victim.The men, all with addresses in Edgeworthstown,...
Al Porter

St Patrick’s confirm complaint made in relation to Al Porter

St Patrick's Mental Health Services has confirmed it has received an official complaint in relation to Al Porter.The Hospital is now investigating the complaint...
IDA

Not a single euro spent on FDI employment by IDA in Roscommon or Leitrim...

Leitrim and Roscommon were two of three counties in Ireland last year where not a single euro was spent on supporting jobs in foreign...
Naughten

Minister Naughten denies An Post loan a way to fund redundancies in postal system

Minister Denis Naughten has accused of providing a means for the government to close post offices after announcing a new fund of 30million euroThe...
Tinder

Man goes on trial for allegedly assaulting woman on Tinder date

A man has gone on trial accused of sexually assaulting a woman on a Tinder date in Dublin.The man, who’s in his 30s and...
Weather

Weather warning issued for several counties

A status yellow rainfall warning has been issued for Munster and Leinster.Met Eireann says 30 to 40 millimeters of rain can be expected in...
Longford

17-year-old charged in connection with alleged Athlone shooting incident

A 17-year-old youth has appeared in Longford District Court charged in relation to an alleged shooting incident in Athone last weekend.The juvenile faces three...

‘€6m Boyle centre won’t open until 2018’ – Feighan

A Roscommon senator doesn't believe Boyle Primary Care Centre will open before Christmas after another missed deadline for the €6-million facility.Correspondence sent to Frank...

McStay makes seven changes for Louth

Kevin McStay has made seven changes to the Roscommon team to face Louth in the Allianz league division two clash on Sunday.Sean McDermott and...

Longford Town ready to chase 2018 Promotion

Longford Town begin their 2018 SSE Airtricity League first division campaign against Cobh Ramblers at the City Calling Stadium on Saturday night.After replacing Alan...

International rugby returning to Dubarry Park

In 2016, Dubarry Park in Athlone ceased hosting Ireland’s under 20 Six Nations rugby home games. The games were relocated to Donnybrook.It’s expected that...

Michael Shannon

Michael ShannonSpa, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.Wednesday February 21st peacefullyReposing at McMahon’s Funeral Home tomorrow evening (Fri) from five o’clock until seven o’clock withRemoval to arrive...

Patrick (Paddy) McDonagh

Patrick (Paddy) McDonaghFardrum, Athlone.Wednesday February 21st peacefully.Sdly missed by his loving wife Betsy, sister Agnes, sons, daughters, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews, nieces, in-laws, relatives...

Darren O’Donnell

Darren O'Donnell.Corry, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim.Wednesday, February, 21stReposing at his late residence tomorrow (Fri) from 11.00am until 11.00pm.House private at all other...

”I hope no family ever has to endure such pain again”

Martina and Larry Hayes from Athlone and Lorna Carty from Meath were among 38 people killed when a lone gunman opened fire at a...

Should we fear vulture funds?

 Permanent TSB has revealed the majority of the mortgages it's selling belong to private homeowners.A statement issued by the bank claims that 14-thousand out...

The perfect cup of tea

We Irish love our tea.New figures from Euro monitor international show we as a country are the fifth highest consumer in the world –...