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County Council hits back at trade union

County Council hits back at trade unio…

June 14, 2018 by Dan Dooner

      Management at Roscommon County Council has hit back at the Fórsa trade union, which represents county council workers, following a statement last week which threatened...

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Departure of Chambers ‘a big loss’

Departure of Chambers ‘a big loss’

June 14, 2018 by Paul Healy

      The education sector in Roscommon has suffered a big loss with the surprise departure of well-known school Principal Frank Chambers, a local councillor has said...

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Guess who’s coming to Ireland West Airport?

Guess who’s coming to Ireland West Air…

June 14, 2018 by Paul Healy

          Management at Ireland West Airport says it is both delighted and honoured to confirm that the airport has received official confirmation from The Vatican that...

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Lifestyle

Back in the Principal’s Office at Creggs NS

Back in the Principal’s Office at Creggs NS

    Granted, it wasn’t the first time I’d ended up in the principal’s office for a chat – but thankfully it turned out to be a far more pleasant experience this time...

Sport

Devaney: ‘Leading team out at the Hyde is huge’

Devaney: ‘Leading team out at the Hyde is huge’

    Roscommon captain Conor Devaney is looking forward to some home comforts this Sunday as the Primrose and Blue look to retain the Connacht title they won in Salthill last year.  ...

Property

Housing market failing our young people – first woman President of IPAV

Housing market failing our young people – first woman President of IPAV

    The current housing market is failing our younger generations, according to Ella Dunphy  of DNG Ella Dunphy, the first woman President of IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers...

Farming

Creggs breeders’ success at Royal Ulster Balmoral Show

Creggs breeders’ success at Royal Ulster Balmoral Show

    After two consecutive reserve championship attempts, the Dowd family from Creggs, Co. Galway stole the show this year at the 150th Royal Ulster Balmoral Show with their six-year-old cow, ‘Creaga...

Frankly Speaking

Rough medicine: Did this man really deserve a jail…

    On Thursday of last week a small report in the national newspapers told us that a family doctor in north county Dublin had been sent to jail for sixteen months...

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From the kitchen table

Guilty…of fraud in the first degree!

    ‘Last night he was dreaming, he was locked in a prison cell’…   Yes readers, his legal team may have put up a good fight, but, following a lengthy 16-week trial...

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Paul Healy's Week

First Dates Singapore special…it’s exclusive!

  ‘In the First Dates restaurant, 72-year-old Donald arrives…looking for companionship’.   (I’m trusting most readers have seen the hit TV show!).   Voiceover Guy has set the scene. We cut...

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Roscommon