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Headache Hotel: Rally follows suspected arson attack

Headache Hotel: Rally follows suspecte…

January 17, 2019 by Paul Healy

      Roscommon People Editor PAUL HEALY, who grew up in Rooskey, reflects on a tense saga…and argues that converting the local hotel into an asylum centre...

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‘Rooskey doesn’t need a rally to prove it’s not racist’

‘Rooskey doesn’t need a rally to prove…

January 17, 2019 by Dan Dooner and Paul Healy

        Asked why he believed there wasn’t a larger turnout of local people at last Sunday’s anti-racism demonstration in Rooskey, businessman and Fine Gael Local Area...

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Condemnation following Rooskey arson attack

Condemnation following Rooskey arson a…

January 17, 2019 by Dan Dooner

      Paradub expected to press ahead with purchase   There has been widespread condemnation following last Thursday night’s suspected arson attack at the Shannon Key West Hotel in...

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Lifestyle

Far Flung Trio and an evening of musical delights

Far Flung Trio and an evening of musical delights

    Getting 2019 off to a flying start at Roscommon Arts Centre, the Far Flung Trio Katherine Hunka (violin), Dermot Dunne (accordion), and Malachy Robinson (double bass) will take to the...

Sport

Carty to answer Ireland's call

Carty to answer Ireland's call

    Ireland have called up Connacht's uncapped trio Jack Carty, Caolin Blade and Tom Farrell for the opening Six Nations games against England and Scotland. Carty, a former Roscommon minor...

Property

Three-bedroomed bungalow is in showhouse condition!

Three-bedroomed bungalow is in showhouse condition!

      Connaughton Auctioneers are delighted to offer for sale this attractive three-bedroomed bungalow on c. 0.5 acres on the outskirts of Ballyleague, Lanesboro, Co. Roscommon. The property is in showhouse condition...

Farming

IFA: Minister Creed needs to prioritise live trade

IFA: Minister Creed needs to prioritise live trade

    At a meeting between the IFA and main live exporters in Portlaoise, IFA President Joe Healy said the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed must prioritise the live trade in order...

Frankly Speaking

Crimes and coal: Did you hear the news?

    It’s Saturday afternoon, and while I was quite busy earlier in the day, I am taking time out to read the paper. Three separate items catch my attention.   Up...

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From the kitchen table

Are we facing a health crisis Armageddon?

        Up until last week, I’d have considered meningitis to be one of those rare infections you come across. However, the HSE has revealed that 11 cases of this condition, which...

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Paul Healy's Week

Why rally was a bridge too far…

      Breaking news: Rooskey, as a community, doesn’t do racism. The village was cosmopolitan and multicultural several decades ago, at a time when most of the rest of...

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Roscommon