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The People's Debate: Budget Week

The People's Debate: Budget Week

October 12, 2017 by Paul Healy

          This week, Roscommon’s locally-owned community newspaper, the Roscommon People, introduces an occasional series in which we gauge the mood of the public. On Wednesday, Roscommon...

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Stamping on rural Ireland!

Stamping on rural Ireland!

October 12, 2017 by Dan Dooner

  Local politicians react to Stamp Duty blow   Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice has described the announcement made in Tuesday’s Budget that Stamp Duty on commercial property and...

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Glanduff NS opens new facilities

Glanduff NS opens new facilities

October 12, 2017 by Paul Healy

  Despite the inclement weather on Friday, 29th of September, Glanduff N.S. was a hub of excitement and activity as pupils, staff, parents, grandparents, local dignitaries...

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Lifestyle

We found love in a Holy Place!

We found love in a Holy Place!

  Couple met, got engaged and married in Lourdes!   Dorothy and Paul Coyle sit giggling in their spacious kitchen just outside Roscommon town. They’re slowly leafing through two wedding albums. Smiling, glamorous...

Sport

Pearses end 30 years of pain!

Pearses end 30 years of pain!

  Kepak Roscommon SHC Final: Pádraig Pearses 1-20 Four Roads 1-13  Thirty long years of pain which included losing eight finals since their last triumph in 1987, were swept away at Athleague...

Property

Six prime public houses on the market!

Six prime public houses on the market!

        This week, Property Partners Earley, Roscommon have on offer six prime public houses located in counties Roscommon, Mayo and Galway with prices starting from only €125,000.    John Earley commented to...

Farming

Adrian’s invention set to change farmers’ lives

Adrian’s invention set to change farmers’ lives

    Well-known local businessman Adrian Keegan is on the entrepreneurial trail again!   Husband to the lovely Kathleen, Adrian is dad to teenager and TY student Katelynn (16), who attends St. Mary’s...

Frankly Speaking

Heroic stuff from Irish in Cardiff – roll on…

  In February 2007, more than ten years ago, the Roscommon People hit the streets and the first piece that I wrote for it concerned the Irish soccer team and their...

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From the kitchen table

Equal parenting is not always the case

  When I heard on Ireland AM and read in most of the print meeja, that Angi Stafford (from the UK), was ‘shocked,’ by wording on the back of Tesco’s own...

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Paul Healy's Week

Happy? We were Wes-static…

  Monday   A friend, commenting on the remarkable feat by the Republic of Ireland in Cardiff tonight, said: “A great win…but they’re hard to watch.”   Normally I’d agree — but I...

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Roscommon