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Wind farm threat opposed

Wind farm threat opposed

February 23, 2017 by Dan Dooner

Coillte advert sparks response in Castlecoote A large crowd, which included Minister Denis Naughten and local TDs Eugene Murphy and Michael Fitzmaurice, was in attendance on...

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Mental Health Report due ‘in early March’

Mental Health Report due ‘in early Mar…

February 23, 2017 by Paul Healy

A year late, but on the way…  A year after it was scheduled to be completed, the long overdue review of mental health...

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Progress on N5 project

Progress on N5 project

February 23, 2017 by Paul Healy

Senator Frank Feighan has received confirmation from the CEO of Transport Infrastructure Ireland, Martin Nolan, that Roscommon County Council has submitted the business case for...

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Lifestyle

Christy and the Champions League trophy

Christy and the Champions League trophy

It’s not every day the Champions League comes to Roscommon, but that’s exactly what happened on Monday morning when Christy Rattigan brought a giant replica trophy into the office.   “Liverpool...

Sport

Visitors ‘caught short’ as Rossies progress

Visitors ‘caught short’ as Rossies progress

Oscar Traynor Cup Last 16 - Roscommon & District League 3 Cavan/Monaghan League 0:  Roscommon advanced to the last eight of the Oscar Traynor Cup when they easily accounted for Cavan/Monaghan in a...

Property

Connaughton Auctioneers’ March Property Auction

Connaughton Auctioneers’ March Property Auction

Connaughton Auctioneers are hosting a multi-property auction on 10th of March next, in Gleeson’s Townhouse, The Square, Roscommon Town at 2 pm. Auctioneer Ivan Connaughton said: “Our auction in March will...

Farming

Roscommon IFA ‘very strong on €200 support for suckler cows’

Roscommon IFA ‘very strong on €200 support for suckler cows’

Mr. John Hanley, Roscommon IFA County Chairman, said the IFA is very strong in its view that vulnerable low-income sectors like suckler farming must be strongly supported and prioritised for...

Frankly Speaking

Following in footsteps of The Dubliners (and the man…

Many is the time we would bemoan that there is nothing on; no party, no nothing, nowhere to go (although I am happy enough to go to Mikeen’s), but the...

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From the kitchen table

Degree or degradation? Sadly, some people don’t get the…

Let me start by briefing my lovely readers, especially parents, and tell you this week’s column contains an adult theme, because I’d like to share my opinion on last week’s...

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Paul Healy's Week

Paul Healy's Week - 24th February

Can pubs launch counter-attack? In the pub in Rooskey, on grey Fridays brightened by the promise of the pension and companionship, the old men sat around the bar counter. Most of them...

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