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Five years on… Councillors call for return of A&E Unit

Five years on… Councillors call for re…

September 29, 2016 by Paul Healy

It hasn’t gone away, you know – the Roscommon A&E controversy, that is.   There have been some significant and widely welcomed developments at Roscommon...

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‘The impact we have on people’s lives is our measure of success’

‘The impact we have on people’s lives …

September 29, 2016 by Emma Healy

Roscommon Women’s Network – a passionate, progressive and positive community organisation Success, they say, is where preparation and opportunity meet. In 2014, Roscommon experienced an...

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WATER WOE: Experts gather to discuss floods challenge

WATER WOE: Experts gather to discuss f…

September 29, 2016 by Paul Healy

A leading hydrologist and ‘turlough expert’ has indicated that there is a case for compensating farmers whose lands become designated flood plains in a...

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Lifestyle

Féile Strokestown: A weekend of ceoil agus damhsa!

Féile Strokestown: A weekend of ceoil agus damhsa!

October 7th, 8th and 9th sees Féile Strokestown presenting the 14th edition of its much-anticipated annual music festival; a phenomenon and tradition that has established itself as one of...

Sport

Fantastic four set for semi-finals!

Fantastic four set for semi-finals!

Hodson Bay Hotel Roscommon SFC Semi-Finals Pádraig Pearses v Western Gaels on Sunday in Elphin at 2 pm The Form: Western Gaels came though Group B without much fuss although a...

Property

Stunning harbour side home in Scramogue

Stunning harbour side home in Scramogue

A stunning property has been presented to market by REA Seamus Carthy this week. Built as recently as 2001 and complete with six bedrooms, this home in Scramogue, Co...

Farming

Lecarrow preparing for big harvest!

Lecarrow preparing for big harvest!

The committee of St. John’s Community Centre Lecarrow will host the 3rd annual harvesting exhibition this aSaturday from 12 pm on the lands of James and Eleanor Coffey.   This...

Frankly Speaking

‘Drinking discipline’ of today’s sports people a contrast to…

It’s Thursday evening of last week and I am thinking about the Creggs junior footballers and about the game they will play on Saturday evening against Padraig Pearses in...

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From the kitchen table

Angelina is not living in a purgatory like most…

Collecting divorce papers as rapidly as she collects kids – how many offspring does she have now…60? Oh sorry, 6 – eccentric actress Angelina Jolie has reportedly cited ‘irreconcilable differences’...

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Paul Healy's Week

Paul Healy's Week - 30th September 2016

This week, Paul Healy reflects on the NCT Centre experience; watching Donald and Hillary; unexpectedly talking to Ryan Tubridy on the way home from the ‘school run’…and believing that it...

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