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Hopkins: ‘No plans to relocate GRO’

Hopkins: ‘No plans to relocate GRO’

December 14, 2017 by Dan Dooner

    Local representatives raise concerns   Senator Maura Hopkins says she has been informed by Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty, that that there are...

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‘Green' shoots galore as resurgent Cre…

December 14, 2017 by Paul Healy

  They haven’t gone away, you know...   There’s something very special happening in the old battleground – the famous Green in Creggs, that is. Echoes of...

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Murphy: ‘More Gardaí needed in Roscommon’

Murphy: ‘More Gardaí needed in Roscomm…

December 14, 2017 by Dan Dooner

    Earlier this week Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy raised the issue of falling Garda numbers in parts of the Roscommon/Longford division with particular reference to...

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Lifestyle

Emma’s diary of Hope from Kosovo

Emma’s diary of Hope from Kosovo

    6,691 shoeboxes full of toys were recently dispatched to Lesotho in southern Africa from Team Hope HQ on the outskirts of Roscommon Town.   Their departure signalled the end of...

Sport

Funding and participation needs to be tackled

Funding and participation needs to be tackled

    In a wide ranging address, the outgoing chairman Seamus Sweeney recalled a year of mixed results on the field of play with the highlights being the winning of the Connacht...

Property

Sale of the Week with Property Partners Earley

Sale of the Week with Property Partners Earley

    This week, John Earley, FIPAV, of Property Partners Earley, Roscommon is pleased to announce that he has sold a quality three-bedroomed bungalow residence located at Mullymux, beside Roscommon town, for...

Farming

Curraghboy Bóthar auction raises over €4,000

Curraghboy Bóthar auction raises over €4,000

  Four in-calf heifers sponsored by Cam Bóthar Committee were part of the Bóthar consignment of 70 in-calf heifers that will arrive to their host families in Romania this...

Frankly Speaking

When is the right time to hang up those…

    A couple of weeks ago, the day after Nemo Rangers had given Kerry’s Dr. Crokes a fair old beating in the Munster club football final, I saw a sad headline...

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From the kitchen table

We all need a hero like Jack Brennan

    I’ve said it before; I’ll say it again, there are some amazing people living in this county…Jack Brennan, a carer from Frenchpark is one of them.   OMG, I was in...

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Paul Healy's Week

Choirs, Marty and glossy magazines...

  Recently… Well done to our great friends in the Roscommon Solstice Choir, who – entirely predictably – lived up to the high standards they’ve set in recent years with a beautiful, moving...

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Roscommon