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Naughten confirms superfast broadband for local housing estates

Naughten confirms superfast broadband …

October 19, 2017 by Paul Healy

    Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed that Siro is about to commence the construction of superfast high speed broadband to homes in the housing estates in...

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Fitzmaurice to campaign for Group Water Scheme ‘victims’

Fitzmaurice to campaign for Group Wate…

October 19, 2017 by Paul Healy

  People who are on Group Water Schemes are still being discriminated against, according to Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice.   Deputy Fitzmaurice has welcomed a Government...

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Leyden sets sights on FF nomination

Leyden sets sights on FF nomination

October 19, 2017 by Dan Dooner

  Cathaoirleach of Roscommon County Council Cllr. Orla Leyden has confirmed her intention to seek a nomination to run for Fianna Fáil in the next General...

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Lifestyle

Lights, camera, action! Shoebox Appeal launch

Lights, camera, action! Shoebox Appeal launch

    The launch of this year’s Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal at Hannon’s Hotel last Saturday was an overwhelming success according to coordinator Emma Clapison.   “We have been inundated in just...

Sport

SFC Final Preview: Gaels can end Brigid’s’ reign!

SFC Final Preview: Gaels can end Brigid’s’ reign!

      It’s the new kids on the block against the experienced old heads as Roscommon Gaels make their first senior county final appearance since 2004 this Sunday when they face champions...

Property

Attractive Ballinagare bungalow – viewing highly recommended

Attractive Ballinagare bungalow – viewing highly recommended

    This week, REA Seamus Carthy has an attractive, traditional bungalow for sale at Carrowreagh, Ballinagare, Co. Roscommon.   The residence is sitting on a site extending to 0.69 acres, and...

Farming

Silage sampling clinics at Casserly’s

Silage sampling clinics at Casserly’s

    MCL Agri (Casserly’s, Lanesboro) in conjunction with Kiernan Milling had a silage sampling clinic and open day last Saturday. The day was a great success as many farmers came to...

Frankly Speaking

An afternoon with Hurricane Ophelia

  It’s Monday afternoon in Crosswell, Creggs, and thanks to Hurricane Ophelia, it’s a very unusual and abnormal afternoon. I find myself – along with the vast majority of the Irish...

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From the kitchen table

Leo’s ‘new sharing’ Government missed the mark with Budget…

  I know it’s last week’s news but the impact of Budget 2018 is set to have serious implications, especially if you’re someone who’s missing out on hundreds of euro a...

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Paul Healy's Week

Ophelia, Axel and fickle football...

    Sunday/Monday From Sunday morning on, the warnings were stark and frequent. Nobody, bar perhaps an old bachelor happily living without Internet or television or phone in a tiny cottage on a...

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Roscommon