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10 QUESTIONS FOR THE IWA

10 QUESTIONS FOR THE IWA

November 7, 2019 by Paul Healy

        First the anger, then the despair, now…already…a growing sense of resignation. Last Friday, the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) stunned staff at the Cuisle Accessible Holiday...

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Minister provides little hope for Cuisle extension

Minister provides little hope for Cuis…

November 7, 2019 by Dan Dooner

            Local TDs appeal for ‘12 more months’ so that solution can be found     Despite pleas from local TDs in the Dáil yesterday (Wednesday) for a pause on...

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Cuisle: Anger mounts after shock closure announcement

Cuisle: Anger mounts after shock closu…

November 7, 2019 by Paul Healy

      Anger is mounting this week over the decision to close the Cuisle Holiday Centre in Donamon – with the loss of 48 jobs and to the...

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Lifestyle

‘He was a man of the people’

‘He was a man of the people’

      Ivan Smyth took to the streets of Roscommon to find out what the people thought of the broadcasting legend Gay Byrne, who died earlier this week…(photos: Michael McCormack)   Phil Frawley...

Sport

Pearses come good to set up London trip

Pearses come good to set up London trip

          AIB Connacht Club SFC Quarter-Final   Pádraig Pearses 3-7   Tourlestrane 0-6     When the highlights reel for 2019 is shown it’s doubtful if this clash will feature, but that won’t bother Pádraig Pearses as they...

Property

A rare opportunity…which will appeal to developers

A rare opportunity…which will appeal to developers

      Sherry FitzGerald P. Burke, Roscommon are offering a rare opportunity to lease, in full, a part of an industrial unit (c. 30,600 sq. m.) on a site of approx. 26...

Farming

ICMSA briefs minister on Sustainable Beef Production Scheme

ICMSA briefs minister on Sustainable Beef Production Scheme

        ICMSA have continued its promotion of its proposed Sustainable Beef Production Scheme through what was described as a very positive meeting with Minister Creed last week to discuss the proposal...

Frankly Speaking

A new low as thieves target ‘Share a Dream’…

    Sometimes we hear about events such as robberies and break-ins against totally defenceless targets that chill us to the bone, but the recent robberies that have taken place at a...

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From the kitchen table

Bye bye, Maria...thank you for playing!

    Well it all kicked off at the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire, the place where – ironically – my great hero Michael Collins used to hide out (in room...

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Paul Healy's Week

Gay was in a league of his own

      There was nobody like Gay, nobody on a par with him, nobody in his league. He operated in a league of his own.   I liked what John Bowman said this...

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