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Broadband bombshell: Naughten will have to rise again

Broadband bombshell: Naughten will hav…

October 18, 2018 by Paul Healy

              If anyone doubted that a week can indeed be a long time in politics, they got their answer last week.   The political landscape last...

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Lack of Communications…

Lack of Communications…

October 18, 2018 by Paul Healy

                Naughten’s shock resignation after tense meetings with Taoiseach   Roscommon’s most high profile current politician – and the county’s first senior minister in over thirty years...

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Naughten vows to bounce back after ‘tough week’

Naughten vows to bounce back after ‘to…

October 18, 2018 by Dan Dooner

        Speaking to the Roscommon People following his resignation due to controversy surrounding a number of private dinners he had shared with David McCourt, former Minister...

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Lifestyle

Naughten launches Portrunny Heritage Trail

Naughten launches Portrunny Heritage Trail

  Undeterred by the wet weather, crowds gathered last Saturday at Portrun for the launch of the much-anticipated Portrunny Heritage Trail by Deputy Denis Naughten. Also in attendance last Saturday were...

Sport

Clann-tastic! Brigid’s dethroned by clinical neighbours

Clann-tastic! Brigid’s dethroned by clinical neighbours

      Hodson Bay Roscommon SFC Final Clann na nGael 4-15 St. Brigid's 2-12   Not even in their wildest dreams could any Clann na nGael player, mentor or supporter have predicted that they would go...

Property

Five minutes with…James Kilcoyne

Five minutes with…James Kilcoyne

      James Kilcoyne of James Kilcoyne, Auctioneers & Estate Agent, Main Street, Ballaghaderreen   James, can you tell us a little about your business?  James Kilcoyne Auctioneers & Estate Agents is a family business...

Farming

IFA says farm schemes funding secured in Budget

IFA says farm schemes funding secured in Budget

    Following Budget 2019, IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady said there must be no delay in the delivery of direct payments. He said that Minister Creed must ensure that these...

Frankly Speaking

From threat of oblivion to a new era: Connacht…

    It’s some time during the last week, and everywhere in the sports pages of all the national newspapers, one of the big stories is the wonderful news that the Sportsground...

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From the kitchen table

I’m glad honourable Denis jumped before he was pushed

    Whether it’s your own decision to move on or whether it’s the gaffer’s decision to push you, the fact is, you need to go with your head held high and...

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Paul Healy's Week

Dogs in the street (especially the dogs in the…

  Irish Presidential elections are meant to be exciting – this one is as dull as a Martin O’Neill press conference.     I suspect the wider public have little enough interest in...

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Roscommon