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Connaughton leaves FF and declares as an Independent

Connaughton leaves FF and declares as …

December 13, 2018 by Paul Healy

      Ivan Connaughton is officially quitting Fianna Fáil and will run as an Independent candidate in next year’s local elections.   Cllr. Connaughton, who said last...

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Heated exchanges in Dáil over Rosalie Unit

Heated exchanges in Dáil over Rosalie …

December 13, 2018 by Dan Dooner

      There were heated exchanges in the Dáil chamber yesterday (Wednesday) as Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy questioned An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for State...

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Tributes paid to ‘inspirational’ Kitty Duignan

Tributes paid to ‘inspirational’ Kitty…

December 13, 2018 by Paul Healy

      There was great sadness throughout the county following news of the sudden and unexpected passing of former Fine Gael councillor Kitty Duignan. Known far and...

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Lifestyle

‘No Limbs, No Limits…and No Excuses!’

‘No Limbs, No Limits…and No Excuses!’

    Joanne addresses young footballers   Joanne O’Riordan of ‘No Limbs, No Limits’ fame was one of the special guests at the annual Roscommon LGFA underage presentations at the Abbey Hotel last Sunday.  ...

Sport

Late Shine free seals Clann's double

Late Shine free seals Clann's double

    Seamus Carthy Auctioneers AFL Division One (O’Rourke Cup) Final: Clann na nGael 1-10 Western Gaels 1-9   A superbly struck free-kick from Donie Shine 35 metres from goal and into the teeth of...

Property

Sale of the Week with Property Partners Earley

Sale of the Week with Property Partners Earley

      David Diffley (MIPAV, TRV) of Property Partners Earley, Roscommon is this week pleased to advise that he sold a primely located three-bedroomed bungalow residence located at Carrownamaddy, Elphin, Co. Roscommon...

Farming

Positive discussions on tyre recycling initiative

Positive discussions on tyre recycling initiative

      IFA President Joe Healy welcomed the positive discussions with the new Minister of State at the Dept. of the Environment Sean Canney regarding the potential to expand the network of...

Frankly Speaking

A GAA mauling in Monaghan…as ‘British Army’ looked on!

    It’s Saturday the 8th of December, traditionally the big Christmas shopping day, and as I head to Athlone to the day job, I hear out of the corner of my...

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From the kitchen table

When the right to privacy clashes with the right to…

    It was the trial that gripped the nation, when, back in 2015, architect Graham Dwyer was sentenced to life imprisonment after a jury found him guilty of the murder of...

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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