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‘HSE refusal an attack on democracy!’

‘HSE refusal an attack on democracy!’

August 16, 2018 by Dan Dooner

        Liam Walsh, whose mother Breda is a resident at the Rosalie Unit in Castlerea, has described the HSE’s refusal to pause ongoing clinical assessments of...

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Leaving Cert joy across the county!

Leaving Cert joy across the county!

August 16, 2018 by Dan Dooner

    Yesterday (Wednesday) was a day of excitement and no shortage of nerves as Leaving Certificate students arrived at schools across the county to receive...

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Molloy’s first bakery to join Origin Green

Molloy’s first bakery to join Origin G…

August 16, 2018 by Dan Dooner

    Back in 2012 Bórd Bia asked its clients to join Origin Green, and sign up to a sustainability agenda, which would ensure each member...

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Lifestyle

‘We offer an understanding ear to all people’

‘We offer an understanding ear to all people’

      David Gleeson, a chartered accountant by profession, first became a volunteer at Vita House over a decade ago and now acts as its chairperson.   “Our legal structure is a...

Sport

Rossies stand firm to shake off Laois

Rossies stand firm to shake off Laois

      TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Football Intermediate Quarter-Final Roscommon 3-17 Laois 1-19 Don’t put away those Primrose and Blue flags just yet! This magnificent Roscommon Ladies Football team are now just one step...

Property

‘Cut stamp duty for first-timers’

‘Cut stamp duty for first-timers’

  A call for stamp duty to revert to 2 pc to enable more aspiring first-time buyers acquire once-off sites to build homes has been called for by IPAV, the...

Farming

48th Roscommon Show takes place this Saturday

48th Roscommon Show takes place this Saturday

          There was a good turnout for the official launch of the 48th Roscommon Agricultural & Industrial Show at Hannon’s Hotel last Thursday night. The show takes place this Saturday, August...

Frankly Speaking

The Pope and his Skoda…

      It’s a pleasant enough Monday morning, and unusually for me, myself and the now trusty old Volvo are heading off to work in Athlone (just me, not the Volvo), and...

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From the kitchen table

Is homelessness the issue to challenge TDs on at…

Not that the government will lose any sleep over my opinion, but I’ll give it anyway. I believe the images of a Dublin mother, (she could just as easily...

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Paul Healy's Week

Race to the Park missing a spark!

    All week Please don’t worry(!) – the presidential election, once we officially have a contest, will spark into life. It may seem unlikely now, but in a few weeks time, we’ll...

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Roscommon