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Roscommon council has largest drop in rate collections

Roscommon County Council had the largest drop in rate collections of any local authority last year according to a new report.The National Oversight and...

Chinese delegation to arrive in Roscommon next Friday

A Chinese delegation is to visit Roscommon next week to forge stronger ties with the county.The group from the Henan province are reciprocating a...

Tanaiste regrets Denis Naughten’s resignation as Communications Minister

The Tanaiste says it is regrettable that Denis Naughten had to resign as Communications Minister, but there was no other option following the broadband...

Peter Casey considering withdrawing from Presidential race

Peter Casey is considering withdrawing from the Presidential race.In a statement, the businessman says he's taking the weekend off from campaigning to think about...

New documents reveal two additional meetings between Denis Naughten and David McCourt

The independent auditor reviewing the National Broadband Plan is to review new documents that have emerged from the Department of Communications.The papers reveal...

Almost 33% reduction in Garda Roads Policing Unit members in Roscommon-Longford

The number of Gardai assigned to the traffic corps in the Roscommon/Longford division has dropped by almost a third in six years.The dramatic decline...

Broadband bidder says Denis Naughten as “good man” just “trying to do his job”

David McCourt has described Denis Naughten as a "good man" who was just "trying to do his job" - a week after the former...

INMO reveal major shortage of nurses and midwives in GUH

The INMO has revealed there's a shortage of 30 nurses and midwives at Galway University Hospital.The revelation comes days after the hospital recorded the...

700% rise in outpatient waiting times at Portiuncula Hospital – NTPF

One Shannonside hospital has recorded a 700% increase in the number of people waiting 18 months or longer for an outpatient appointment.As of last...

Pat Breen says he did nothing wrong in passing McCourt invite to Denis Naughten

The Junior Minister for Business has claimed that he did nothing wrong in passing on an invite for dinner from businessman David McCourt to...

Leinster Call On Tomane For Toulouse

Leo Cullen has handed Joe Tomane his first European Start for Leinster for Sunday’s difficult Heineken Champions Cup trip to Toulouse.Cullen has kept faith...

Blade Captains Connacht For Sale Encounter

Scrum-half Caolin Blade is set to captain Connacht for the first time as his side take on Sale in the European Challenge Cup on...

Column: Another Bad Cop For The Chop

Martin O’Neill attempts to draw on past experience for positives, but the bad cop, bad bad cop routine is at an end writes Dave...

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan Castleruby, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon Thursday October 18th, peacefully in his 89th year at University Hospital, Roscommon. Predeceased by his baby daughter Miriam. Deeply...

Laurence Dolan

Laurence Dolan Garryfliuch, Derradda, ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Laurence Dolan, Garryfliugh, Derradda, Corraleehan, Co. Leitrim Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Thursday 18th October He will...

Hugh (Hubie) McAuley

Hugh (Hubie) McAuley.Tullynamaltra, Corlough, Co. Cavan. Wednesday, October, 17th surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff at...

LISTEN: Lively debate on JF Show weekly panel

There were plenty of topics to debate on today's Joe Finnegan Show panel, such as Brexit, Denis Naughten's resignation as a minister and the...

LISTEN: Former Minister Denis Naughten shares details of Leo meeting

Following his shock resignation from the Cabinet table announced in Dáil Éireann yesterday, former Communications Minister Deputy Denis Naughten spoke live to The Joe...

PODCAST: Roscommon GAA apologises for overcharging cock-up

Roscommon GAA has been criticised for inadvertently overcharging some supporters to a recent championship match.A large number of those who attended the Roscommon...