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Full steam ahead at the civic offices

Full steam ahead at the civic offices

February 16, 2017 by Carmel Kelly Palmer

Our new County Council offices at Aras An Chontae in Roscommon town provide office accommodation for 250 staff, a council chamber and support facilities for...

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Providing Devine inspiration among the Kenyan tribes

Providing Devine inspiration among the…

February 16, 2017 by Dan Dooner

The time was 2 o’clock last Thursday afternoon when the phone in the office rang.   “Dan, it’s a Fr. Devine calling from Kenya?”   Not the...

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The Maurice McCabe I know…

The Maurice McCabe I know…

February 16, 2017 by Paul Healy

As  the Roscommon People, due to the sheer scale and significance of the scandal, finds itself reporting and commenting on the Maurice McCabe saga, time...

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Lifestyle

Visit Optilase Athlone for a life-changing experience!

Visit Optilase Athlone for a life-changing experience!

If you find that your eyesight is regressing or that you are simply fed up of wearing glasses or contact lenses, why not choose laser eye surgery at Optilase Athlone.  ...

Sport

Composed Donegal edge game of fine margins

Composed Donegal edge game of fine margins

Allianz NFL Division One: Donegal 0-16 Roscommon 2-9 The task of remaining in Division One for Roscommon footballers, already a tough proposition, has now become an even harder task following this...

Property

Bids in excess of €120,000 sought for Roscommon residence

Bids in excess of €120,000 sought for Roscommon residence

Pat Hughes & Co. Ltd., Auctioneers and Valuers are delighted to welcome to the market Greenmount House – a large two-storey four-bedroomed detached residence at Stonepark, Galway Road, Roscommon...

Farming

Angus success for Glenamaddy students

Angus success for Glenamaddy students

Cathal Moran and John Duignan, Transition Year students in Glenamaddy Community School, are into the final of the Certified Irish Angus Schools Competition to be held in Croke Park on...

Frankly Speaking

It could happen to a Bishop (it just did)

As the reigning champion jiver (Gannon’s 2014), and old-time waltzer (Kilbegnet Hall 2015) of the Creggs Harvest Festival, I have been very interested in the RTE production of Dancing with...

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From the kitchen table

Cannabis at the chemist? It’s about time!

Given last week’s explosive litany of disclosures that saw Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald both refusing to say when they’d first heard of the chilling and entirely false...

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Paul Healy's Week

Paul Healy's Week - 17th February

Home to the Hyde… It was a fine occasion – shame about the result.   Our 11-year-old came along to Hyde Park with enthusiasm. Asked if he wanted to go, our...

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Roscommon