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TD’s personal experience of A&E ‘crisis’

TD’s personal experience of A&E ‘c…

September 20, 2018 by Paul Healy

    A local TD says his own mother’s difficult experience in a local A&E Unit last weekend has further brought home to him the extent to...

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Clock face removed in nick of time!

Clock face removed in nick of time!

September 20, 2018 by Paul Healy

  The Roscommon Fire Brigade were called to St. Coman’s Church in Roscommon town on Tuesday in order to remove one of the four clock faces...

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Blood Bike fundraiser set to be one ‘groovy’ event!

Blood Bike fundraiser set to be one ‘g…

September 20, 2018 by Miriam Kerins

      A shared cause, and indeed, a common quest for change, is usually what motivates people to volunteer for a charitable organisation. However, while Galway-based Blood...

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Lifestyle

Klassic Cleaners celebrates 25 years in business

Klassic Cleaners celebrates 25 years in business

            Dan Dooner   It’s 25 years to the day (September 20th, 1993) since the Stephens’ family took over the dry cleaners on Church Street in Roscommon town. Earlier this week Liam Stephens...

Sport

Late ‘Rocket’ saves the day for Rossies

Late ‘Rocket’ saves the day for Rossies

      All-Ireland Masters Shield Final Roscommon 1-5 Mayo 1-5   Those Roscommon supporters who ventured to Drumlish last Saturday would have been forgiven for holding out little hope as Emmet Collins stood 13 metres, ball...

Property

A quality home – next to a golf course!

A quality home – next to a golf course!

    Readers are advised of a final opportunity to acquire a quality family home which is in a prime location in Roscommon town, at Golf Links Road. Opposite Roscommon Golf Club...

Farming

Factories are ‘crippling farmers’

Factories are ‘crippling farmers’

      IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods has accused the cattle factories of “crippling” cattle farmers financially with “their obsession to cut beef prices and swell their own pockets”.   He said...

Frankly Speaking

After seven-year itch, Creggs return to rugby top flight

    It’s a lovely Sunday afternoon, and out here in Creggs we can sense something different in the air. It’s all because, after an absence of seven years, our rugby team...

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From the kitchen table

Is Leo’s bare-bones LDA plan boldly going nowhere?

    Last week, leaping about as if they were auditioning for the lead in Riverdance, Leo and Eoghan, displaying their best posh boy grins, left the luxurious environs of Leinster House...

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Paul Healy's Week

A welcome win for decency over thuggery

        When ‘Traditional old salt-of-the-earth decency’ met ‘Young, spoilt, pathetic thieving thugs’ in Cork on Saturday, the odds favoured the latter.   I was delighted therefore to see the...

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Roscommon