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This is not Rooskey…

This is not Rooskey…

February 14, 2019 by Paul Healy

    As the text messages whizzed around with the news, you could almost hear a collective and weary sigh from the community in Rooskey. Not...

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Rooskey hotel may have been under observation before attack

Rooskey hotel may have been under obse…

February 14, 2019 by Dan Dooner

  ‘An act of hatred’ – Justice Minister   Gardaí believe those responsible for the most recent attempted arson attack on the Shannon Key West Hotel in...

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Gardai investigate bomb hoax at St Nathy’s

Gardai investigate bomb hoax at St Nat…

February 14, 2019 by Dan Dooner

    Investigations have been launched following a hoax bomb scare after St. Nathy’s College in Ballaghaderreen was evacuated on Monday morning.   Gardaí received a call claiming...

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Lifestyle

John hoping for a ‘break’ for the border

John hoping for a ‘break’ for the border

    Roscommon resident John O’Beirne knows a thing or two about the Irish border. As a potato inspector for the Department of Agriculture in 1963, John would regularly visit Northern...

Sport

All square as Rossies denied late win

All square as Rossies denied late win

        Allianz National Football League Division One (Round 3) Roscommon 1-10 Tyrone 1-10     On another dramatic afternoon at Dr. Hyde Park a point out of this highly charged and very competitive clash is...

Property

Exceptional residence in county town

Exceptional residence in county town

    Connaughton Auctioneers (Athleague) are delighted to bring to the market this very spacious four-bedroomed detached residence which is located at Ardnanagh, Roscommon.   The property is located on the doorstep of...

Farming

Roscommon IFA in stark warning to dog owners

Roscommon IFA in stark warning to dog owners

        The Chairman of the IFA Sheep Committee in Roscommon, Michael Glennon, has issued a strong warning to dog owners over increasing sheep attacks.   Speaking to the Roscommon People last week...

Frankly Speaking

A protest too far

It’s Monday morning – and out here in Crosswell, the telly is on the blink, and so we are listening to the radio. One of the big talking points...

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From the kitchen table

Yes, Liam Neeson was wrong – but politically correct…

            There are millions of reasons in the world for people to get offended. Now they can range from silly, insignificant little things, to big things…and, in some instances, I’ll bet...

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Paul Healy's Week

‘Percy French and I looked at one another in…

    In the rugby, England were merciless and marvellous against France at Twickenham on Sunday. Ireland went to Murrayfield and defeated the Scots, which is always a worthy enough achievement. But...

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Roscommon