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Paschal Fitzmaurice confirms General Election ambitions

Paschal Fitzmaurice confirms General E…

July 23, 2015 by Eoghan Young-Murphy

Cllr. Paschal Fitzmaurice has confirmed that he will contest Fianna Fáil’s Selection Convention for the next General Election, prompting an expected contest with Dr Keith...

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Coalition guilty of ‘inaction’ on rural Ireland – Bishop Jones

Coalition guilty of ‘inaction’ on rura…

July 23, 2015 by Eoghan Young-Murphy

Former Bishop criticised for ‘negative’ views on county The former Bishop of Elphin, Dr. Christopher Jones, has warned that he sees very little hope in Co...

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Enda misses Mayo’s five-in-a-row

Enda misses Mayo’s five-in-a-row

July 23, 2015 by Eoghan Young-Murphy

‘He still can’t face people of Roscommon’ – HAC The Sligo footballers weren’t the only ones who failed to turn up for last Sunday’s...

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Lifestyle

Ballintubber Heritage and Eileen Óg Festival Weekend (24-26 July)

Ballintubber Heritage and Eileen Óg Festival Weekend (24-26 July)

Friday Ballintubber Heritage and Eileen Óg Festival weekend activities start on Friday the 24th of July at 7 pm with a Celtic spiritual religious service at St. Bride’s Well in The...

Sport

Ladies Day: Roscommon ladies storm into All-Ireland U-16 B Final

Ladies Day: Roscommon ladies storm into All-Ireland U-16 B Final

No Payne relief for Cavan All-Ireland Ladies U-16 B Semi-Final Roscommon 3-6 Cavan 1-3 Roscommon U-16 ladies are the toast of of the local GAA scene this week after they qualified to play...

Property

Loretta celebrating four years of successful trading

Loretta celebrating four years of successful trading

Tremane-based estate agent and auctioneer Loretta Dowd always had a keen interest in property, so it was no surprise that she entered the industry in 2000.   Since then the...

Farming

‘We have to preserve our small family farms’ – Fitzmaurice

‘We have to preserve our small family farms’ – Fitzmaurice

 Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice has called on the Government to do more to relieve the financial pressure on small farmers.     His call comes in light of a Teagasc report...

Frankly Speaking

Shell-shocked Sligo – and an ‘electric shock’ for my…

It’s Friday morning last, and at the unearthly hour of 6.45 am I am boarding Tommy Forde’s bus in Ballyhard, near Glenamaddy, and heading for the University Hospital in Galway...

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From the kitchen table

Oh I think we have found ourselves a Cheerleader…NOT!

Attention-seeking celebrities with disgusting habits should perhaps think of the day when their suitably mortified children get to the stage where they want to ‘google’ their mammy… It’s rare you’d...

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Paul Healy's Week

Paul Healy's Week

  Any day You collect the clutter, not thinking you’re collecting it – you’re just not throwing it away. How long are you meant to keep bank statements for, or indeed bills? How...

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