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‘Bully boy tactics’ slammed amidst fears over Kepak jobs

‘Bully boy tactics’ slammed amidst fea…

September 12, 2019 by Dan Dooner

    Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice has slammed what he described as “bully boy tactics” from Meat Industry Ireland following the group’s announcement that up to 3,000...

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Taoiseach asked to intervene as beef crisis escalates

Taoiseach asked to intervene as beef c…

September 12, 2019 by Dan Dooner

    Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy has called on Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to intervene in the ongoing beef crisis, stating that it’s imperative that Meat Industry...

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Church Street to reopen following waterworks

Church Street to reopen following wate…

September 12, 2019 by Dan Dooner

      Irish Water works are ongoing in Roscommon town with the next phase due to begin on Monday, September 16th. Church Street is expected to reopen...

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Lifestyle

St Joseph’s GAA Club supporting HPV vaccine jersey initiative

St Joseph’s GAA Club supporting HPV vaccine jersey initiative

      St. Joseph’s GAA Club in Kilteevan is one of about 50 GAA clubs nationwide which is supporting the HPV vaccine jersey initiative which was launched by the family of the...

Sport

Strokestown on top in feisty encounter

Strokestown on top in feisty encounter

    Hodson Bay Hotel Roscommon SFC (Group B)   Strokestown 0-17   St. Faithleach’s 2-7     Strokestown were the fully deserving winners of this feisty clash of the neighbours in Strokestown last Sunday afternoon. The home side...

Property

Exciting commercial opportunities on books of Sherry FitzGerald P. Burke

Exciting commercial opportunities on books of Sherry FitzGerald P. Burke

          A number of exciting commercial opportunities have recently come to the market with Sherry FitzGerald P. Burke, Roscommon.   In Carrick-on-Shannon, a purpose-built unit consisting of a drive-through takeaway/restaurant and...

Farming

O’Beirne: ‘Strokestown Show a huge success’

O’Beirne: ‘Strokestown Show a huge success’

    The chairperson of Strokestown Agricultural Show, John O’Beirne has hailed last weekend’s event as a huge success and said that visiting judges were impressed with the high quality cattle on...

Frankly Speaking

We give out about the weather…but do we realise how…

    It’s Monday evening…and here in the west of Ireland, it’s a sunny, bright (though cold) September evening, and even though it’s normal for us to give out about the weather...

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From the kitchen table

Stop being school-flakes – and follow uniform rules!

    A school in Ashby-de-la-Zouch in the UK made headlines last week for allegedly removing over one hundred students from class (on their first day) for apparently turning up to school...

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Paul Healy's Week

Back to work…

    We had a very nice, and very welcome, holiday in France during August…I’ll write a bit on our latest French ‘sojourn’ in next week’s edition.   Back home…and as ever...

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