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Hopkins wants help on home help from Harris!

Hopkins wants help on home help from H…

July 19, 2018 by Paul Healy

    Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has asked Minister for Health Simon Harris to increase home help hours in Co. Roscommon.   Senator Hopkins says there are...

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Murphy wants HSE to clarify Loughglynn ambulance plans

Murphy wants HSE to clarify Loughglynn…

July 19, 2018 by Paul Healy

      Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy has called on the HSE to verify its plans in relation to Loughglynn ambulance base in County Roscommon.   Deputy Murphy...

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Planning refused for Abbeytown development

Planning refused for Abbeytown develop…

July 19, 2018 by Paul Healy

    Roscommon County Council last Thursday (12th) refused planning permission for a large housing development at Abbeytown in Roscommon town following objections from the local community.  ...

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Lifestyle

‘Tough times…but now I have my family’

‘Tough times…but now I have my family’

      Most people think of a family as mothers, fathers, sons and daughters, grandparents and so on, but for me my family is my husband and our animals.   As...

Sport

Pride at stake as Donegal arrive

          All-Ireland Quarter-Final Group 2 (Round 2) Roscommon v Donegal at Dr. Hyde Park on Saturday at 5 pm   After getting it so wrong last weekend, it is with some trepidation that...

Property

Check out this charming dormer residence

Check out this charming dormer residence

  Newly-arrived on the market is this charming three-bedroomed dormer bungalow located in Drishaghaun East, Castleplunkett.   This property is sitting on c. 2.81 acres of excellent quality lands with potential...

Farming

McGuiness hails movement on farm safety

McGuiness hails movement on farm safety

    Mairead McGuinness MEP and First Vice-President of the European Parliament welcoming the Parliament’s adoption of the Integrated Farm Statistics Regulation said a new requirement to record details of farm accidents...

Frankly Speaking

Super 8s not so super…yet

    It’s Monday morning, and I’m sitting at the kitchen table with my tablet (that’s the mini-computer that I write this stuff on, not the many little pills that I have...

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From the kitchen table

Why it’s okay for children to withhold hugs

    As a small child, were you ever forced to hug a relative you detested? Did you ever feel the desperate urge to leg it upstairs and hide under a bed...

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Paul Healy's Week

A Croatian, a Frenchman and a Rossie walk into…

  Friday It’s a long way to Tipperary; Kerry’s no joke either.   We arrived in Sneem on Friday evening, staying at ‘The Sneem Hotel’. It’s a long, long drive from...

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Roscommon