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Orphaned at eleven, Bashar seeks a new life

Orphaned at eleven, Bashar seeks a new…

November 8, 2018 by Dan Dooner

    The backlash surrounding the proposed use of the Shannon Key West Hotel in Rooskey as a centre for asylum seekers is nothing new to the...

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Asylum seekers for Rooskey

Asylum seekers for Rooskey

November 8, 2018 by Dan Dooner

      Department “in discussions” with owners   In a statement to the Roscommon People earlier this week, the Department of Justice confirmed that it was “currently in discussions...

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What our TDs have to say on Rooskey...

What our TDs have to say on Rooskey...

November 8, 2018 by Dan Dooner

        Denis Naughten (Independent) “I have written to Minister Stanton, who has responsibility for immigration, outlining my concerns at the proposal to accommodate asylum seekers in...

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Lifestyle

Another brick in the wall

Another brick in the wall

        SEAMUS DUKE speaks to PAT COMPTON, Chairperson of Club Rossie, about the ambitious ‘Win a House in Dublin’ project…   It’s one of the most innovative and ambitious fundraising ventures ever...

Sport

Fuerty storm to first title!

Fuerty storm to first title!

    Mulryan Construction Roscommon IFC Final Replay   Fuerty 2-11 Oran 1-6     There must have been many times over the past five years when Fuerty doubted if they would ever climb to the...

Property

Attractive bungalow in Four Roads area

Attractive bungalow in Four Roads area

    Hughes & Company, Abbey Street, Roscommon are offering for sale at Currawinna, Four Roads, Roscommon an attractive four-bedroomed bungalow on a circa half-acre site.    The residence is finished to...

Farming

IFA calls on banks to stop vulture sales

IFA calls on banks to stop vulture sales

        IFA Farm Business Chairman Martin Stapleton has said it’s vital that all possible actions are taken to stop AIB and Rabobank from selling further farm loans to unregulated vulture funds.  ...

Frankly Speaking

The man rang me and said ‘I hope you…

    A couple of days ago I got a phone call from a man who started off his chat with the words “I hope you voted for Peter Casey”.   I...

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From the kitchen table

McCabe was wronged because they couldn’t handle the truth

          The entire process of the Garda ‘whistleblower’ scandal has taken out two Ministers for Justice, two Garda Commissioners and two senior civil servants, although it must be noted that while...

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Paul Healy's Week

‘There were highs and lows, but somehow Rooskey’s very…

      It was known as ‘The Beeches’ – presumably because there were Beech trees nearby.   I’m probably doing that old building an injustice, but my memory is that it was...

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Roscommon