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Rooskey asylum seeker centre will not go ahead

Rooskey asylum seeker centre will not …

March 21, 2019 by Dan Dooner

        The Department of Justice today confirmed that it would now not go ahead with plans to open an accommodation centre for asylum seekers at the...

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Castlerea family appeal for support on organ transplants

Castlerea family appeal for support on…

March 21, 2019 by Paul Healy

    Kidney disease has struck many members of family, but they are resilient and upbeat…   Members of a family from Castlerea, Co. Roscommon are this week highlighting...

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Padraig’s discovery: An unwelcome visitor from New Zealand…

Padraig’s discovery: An unwelcome visi…

March 21, 2019 by Paul Healy

    A local man who was cleaning a water gully at his house recently made a fascinating discovery!   “I came across a creature that I...

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Lifestyle

Dan’s Irish eyes are smiling…

Dan’s Irish eyes are smiling…

      Many years ago in the ‘Roscommon Champion days’ I used to write a column called ‘Old Dan’. That was fictional; Dan Moran, who won’t mind being called ‘old’, isn’t!  ...

Sport

Relegation looms after Tribal defeat

Relegation looms after Tribal defeat

      Allianz NFL Division One Galway 1-17 Roscommon 1-10 It was Breffni re-visited for Roscommon footballers on Saturday last in Salthill when the Primrose and Blue never got going at all against a...

Property

Luxury living in The Spinney, Roscommon

Luxury living in The Spinney, Roscommon

    This week on offer from Cathal O’Brien Estate Agent, Ballintubber is a quality five-bedroomed, two-storey residence in the prestigious ‘The Spinney’ development located just off the Galway Road beside Roscommon...

Farming

More lairage facilities needed in Cherbourg – IFA

More lairage facilities needed in Cherbourg – IFA

    IFA President Joe Healy has acknowledged the announcement by the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed that capacity in lairage facilities in Cherbourg will increase to accommodate an additional 400 calves...

Frankly Speaking

Calamity in Cardiff…guile and grit in Galway

    I have often told you that one of the things that annoys me about myself is the tendency I have to make great plans to go to different places and...

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From the kitchen table

Alleged college scam makes my fake fairy cake hoax…

    Last week it was reported that high profile US celebrities Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, right,  as well as other filthy-rich parents, were charged with committing fraud following an investigation...

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Paul Healy's Week

The Dublin fans, the mayhem, the cattle…

          In this column last week, I wrote about the occasion in the 1970s when Dublin fans went on a bit of a rampage in Roscommon on the night before a...

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