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Politicians urged to stand together over Rosalie

Politicians urged to stand together ov…

April 18, 2019 by Dan Dooner

        Local politicians have been urged to stand together as the HSE prepares to move the first resident out of the Rosalie Unit in Castlerea, Co...

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‘I wasn’t impressed by Ming…he ignored me, then kept shouting in my ear!’

‘I wasn’t impressed by Ming…he ignored…

April 18, 2019 by Paul Healy

          Peter Casey on Brexit, broadband…and why he believes he can win a seat in the European Parliament   Peter Casey, the man who rocked the establishment in...

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‘Surface water on N60 could cause fatal accident’

‘Surface water on N60 could cause fata…

April 18, 2019 by Paul Healy

    Fianna Fáil local election candidate Marty McDermott, right, has said it’s only a matter of time before there’s a serious accident on the N60 near...

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Lifestyle

Sun set to shine on 2019 Roscommon Easter Parade!

Sun set to shine on 2019 Roscommon Easter Parade!

      The annual Roscommon Easter Parade which takes place this Sunday (21st) is expected to coincide with an improvement in the weather! Spring will hopefully have sprung by 1 pm in...

Sport

The Lead Story: Perhaps we’ve ‘gone Dutch’ for too long?

The Lead Story: Perhaps we’ve ‘gone Dutch’ for too long?

        Watching highlights of Ajax’s brilliant win over Juventus on Tuesday night brought back memories of a warm summer’s evening in 1996 at Tolka Park. The Amsterdam club’s famed youth academy...

Property

Sale of the Week with Property Partners Earley

Sale of the Week with Property Partners Earley

      John Earley (FIPAV) of Property Partners Earley, Roscommon is this week pleased to advise that he sold a substantial block of 18 apartments and a retail/office unit road front in...

Farming

Roscommon Beef Plan group questions Government’s commitment to farmers

Roscommon Beef Plan group questions Government’s commitment to farmers

    The Beef Plan Movement has called the Government’s commitment to beef farmers into question following a recent meeting between chief EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Tánaiste Simon...

Frankly Speaking

Missing the point on the coldest Sunday in memory!

    It’s a cold, wild, windy Monday afternoon, and believe it or not I am thinking about the weather, because as recently as Wednesday (of last week) I visited Castlerea Golf...

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From the kitchen table

A week in politics that broke my cringe-o-meter

      To quote former British PM Harold Wilson, ‘a week is a long time in politics!’ Firstly, (and unsurprisingly), little was achieved regarding Brexit, other than the six-month ‘flextension’ farce. This...

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Paul Healy's Week

Would it happen in a minister’s constituency?

          No surprise here at the dismaying ‘news’ that the fate of the Rosalie Unit in Castlerea has been sealed. We’ve seen it all before. Our local politicians, of all hues...

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