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Fianna Fail’s election turmoil

Fianna Fail’s election turmoil

August 27, 2015 by Eoghan Young-Murphy & Paul Healy

* Connaughton to leave * Lenihan bid derided Cllr. Ivan Connaughton is set to quit Fianna Fail and run as an Independent in the forthcoming General...

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Connaughton set to leave FF and run as Independent

Connaughton set to leave FF and run as…

August 27, 2015 by Eoghan Young-Murphy

* Party ‘not fit for purpose’ * Conventions are a sham * ‘I have been held back’ Cllr. Ivan Connaughton is on the brink of quitting...

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Pressure on Varadkar to address Sacred Heart Hospital ‘crisis’

Pressure on Varadkar to address Sacred…

August 27, 2015 by Paul Healy

Members of Roscommon County Council are to seek an urgent meeting with Minister for Health Leo Varadkar with a view to securing an estimated...

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Lifestyle

There’s a new service in Roscommon Town that everyone’s talking about!

There’s a new service in Roscommon Town that everyone’s talking about!

Top Oil Roscommon, long established at Sheepwalk, Frenchpark, have now moved into new premises in the ever-expanding county town and with their arrival, the fuel-buying public now has a wonderful...

Sport

Roscommon into All-Ireland Camogie Final after stunning win

Roscommon into All-Ireland Camogie Final after stunning win

Liberty Insurance Premier Junior Camogie All-Ireland Semi-Final Roscommon 1-9 Dublin 1-5 This was one of the best wins for the Roscommon camogie team in many years as they produced a brilliant...

Property

Landmark property for sale with Pat Hughes

Landmark property for sale with Pat Hughes

Local auctioneer Pat Hughes has on the market at Church Street, Roscommon town, one of Roscommon’s landmark buildings.   The property is prominently located, just off Main Street. It...

Farming

It’s a family affair at Bord Bia All-Ireland Potato Championships!

It’s a family affair at Bord Bia All-Ireland Potato Championships!

Athlone husband and wife honoured Athlone potato growers, Noel Higgins and his wife, Kathleen were honoured at the Bord Bia All-Ireland Quality Potato Championships recently.   Ballydangan-based Noel Higgins was awarded...

Frankly Speaking

Tales from the A&E waiting room…

It’s Saturday evening and I’ve managed to close the shop at 5 o’clock, much to the annoyance of a couple of elderly tyre-kickers, who would have liked to spend another...

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From the kitchen table

Don’t give us excuses, Leo: Tell us what you’re…

Our unimpressed columnist says Health Minister Leo Varadkar’s position on unavailability of vaccine to immunise babies against Tuberculosis (TB) is highly unacceptable and a ‘total cop-out’… Minister for Health Leo...

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Paul Healy's Week

Paul Healy's Week

Thursday Michael McDonnell is a mine of information as he guides us from Hodson Bay through Lough Ree and into Athlone aboard his Viking Ship. Having planned a ‘pre-return to school’ evening...

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