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Over 5,000 people attend Civic offices’ Open Day

Over 5,000 people attend Civic offices…

June 23, 2016 by Eoghan Young-Murphy

More than 5,000 people are believed to have attended last Friday’s Open Day and official opening of Áras an Chontae, Roscommon County Council’s new...

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Musicians to perform in aid of Join Our Boys

Musicians to perform in aid of Join Ou…

June 23, 2016 by Paul Healy

On Thursday, June 30th, at 8 pm, a very special evening will visit the Hodson Bay Hotel, near Athlone.   Young concert pianist Peter...

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Six homes flooded near Strokestown

Six homes flooded near Strokestown

June 23, 2016 by Paul Healy

Record levels of rainfall at Sliabh Bán, near Strokestown, on Wednesday of last week resulted in six homes being flooded. According to reports, unprecedented...

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Lifestyle

Murray’s Bar in Knockcroghery celebrating 100 years in business

Murray’s Bar in Knockcroghery celebrating 100 years in business

 It’s easily one of County Roscommon’s most famous pubs. It’s certainly one of Ireland’s most renowned GAA pubs. And this week, indeed all this year, Murray’s in Knockcroghery is...

Sport

Roscommon minors face stern Sligo examination

Roscommon minors face stern Sligo examination

Connacht MFC Quarter-Final: Roscommon v Sligo on Saturday at Markievicz Park at 7pm Roscommon’s minor footballers face a very tough game when they travel to Sligo to face a very...

Property

Spacious living in a lovely countryside setting

Spacious living in a lovely countryside setting

€245,000 is the price guide with Loretta Dowd for this outstanding 4 bedroomed detached residence with garage finished to a very high standard by its present owners.    This...

Farming

Carthy meets IFA reps in Brussels

Carthy meets IFA reps in Brussels

Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy this week met with representatives of the Irish Farmers Association in the European Parliament in Brussles.   Last Monday evening, the IFA representatives attended an...

Frankly Speaking

Creggs pundit couldn’t predict Galway ambush

Now I am well aware that I will never become a pundit on either hurling or Gaelic football matters, but nevertheless I have always thought that I am well...

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From the kitchen table

Lads…beware of the honey trap!

Men across Ireland, but in particular some living in counties Roscommon and Longford, are being targeted and lured into taking part in sex-related internet activities whereby a woman will...

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Paul Healy's Week

Paul Healy's Week - 24th June 2016

Paul Healy on the opening of the Civic HQ in Roscommon; Dunphy at large…and an unexpected crisis for the banter brigade in Ballaghaderreen… Friday There was a great buzz at the official...

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Roscommon