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From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize three fully loaded pistols after stopping vehicle in Roscommon Castlerea

Gardaí seize three fully loaded pistols after stopping vehicle in Roscommon

A man in his 30s was arrested and a small quantity of heroin was also located and seized.

From TheJournal.ie Man appears in court charged with murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan Roscommon

Man appears in court charged with murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan

Stephen Silver (43), of Aughavard, Foxford, Co Mayo was charged this evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'A garda's garda, and a proper gentleman': Investigations continue into shooting of Detective Garda Colm Horkan Castlerea

'A garda's garda, and a proper gentleman': Investigations continue into shooting of Detective Garda Colm Horkan

Investigations continue into the killing of Garda Horkan, who was shot dead in the early hours of Thursday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says Detective Garda Colm Horkan 'gave his life protecting the community' Castlerea

Taoiseach says Detective Garda Colm Horkan 'gave his life protecting the community'

The on-duty garda died following an incident in Castlerea which happened shortly before midnight.

From TheJournal.ie Parish priest: Colleagues of Detective Colm Horkan prayed around him after he died Castlerea

Parish priest: Colleagues of Detective Colm Horkan prayed around him after he died

Detective Garda Colm Horkan was shot dead in the early hours of this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'An attack upon society': Garda Commissioner appeals for information on shooting of Colm Horkan Castlerea

'An attack upon society': Garda Commissioner appeals for information on shooting of Colm Horkan

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris was speaking in Castlerea today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Their loss is colossal': Locals describe 'absolute gentleman' detective who was shot and killed overnight in Roscommon Castlerea

'Their loss is colossal': Locals describe 'absolute gentleman' detective who was shot and killed overnight in Roscommon

Detective Garda Colm Horkan died after he was shot on duty in Castlerea.

From TheJournal.ie 'Absolutely devastating': Tributes paid after death of Detective Garda Colm Horkan in Roscommon shooting Castlerea

'Absolutely devastating': Tributes paid after death of Detective Garda Colm Horkan in Roscommon shooting

“Our thoughts today are with all those grieving as a result of this tragic incident,” said Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

From TheJournal.ie Search for missing Co Roscommon woman stood down Roscommon

Search for missing Co Roscommon woman stood down

Valerie Hough has been located and the case is being treated as a personal tragedy.

From The42 Johnny Ward: Irish racing can be proud of new horse welfare programme for prisoners Column

Johnny Ward: Irish racing can be proud of new horse welfare programme for prisoners

The first sod has been turned to begin work on a new facility in Castlerea.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged after gardaí caught him outside prison in possession of drone, mobiles, and 440 pills Castlerea Prison

Man charged after gardaí caught him outside prison in possession of drone, mobiles, and 440 pills

A woman in her 40s has been released without charge.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí arrest couple outside prison in possession of drone, cannabis, mobiles, and 440 pills Castlerea

Gardaí arrest couple outside prison in possession of drone, cannabis, mobiles, and 440 pills

The drone was in the process of being set up.

From TheJournal.ie Man appears in court and a second man arrested in connection with Strokestown incident Roscommon

Man appears in court and a second man arrested in connection with Strokestown incident

The incident in question concerns a property in Falsk was repossessed by private security personnel on 16 December.

From TheJournal.ie Incident in which garda was hospitalised being investigated by GSOC Castlerea

Incident in which garda was hospitalised being investigated by GSOC

The incident happened at around 1am in the Rose Lawn area of Castlerea, Co Roscommon.

From TheJournal.ie On duty garda suffers injuries after early morning assault Assault

On duty garda suffers injuries after early morning assault

The garda is understood to have been responding to a call.

From TheJournal.ie Inquiry ordered into continued detention of Donegal-based Chinese take-away owner Unlawful Detention

Inquiry ordered into continued detention of Donegal-based Chinese take-away owner

He has been detained in prison since 25 March.

From TheJournal.ie Woman in her 80s dies after single-vehicle crash in Roscommon Castlerea

Woman in her 80s dies after single-vehicle crash in Roscommon

The car she was driving hit a wall on Sunday.

Forget the Galway Races, Roscommon had something much more interesting on last night

It was the annual pig race in Castlerea.

16 of the most Roscommon things that have ever happened

H’on the Rossies.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Dozens of firefighters battle bogland wildfire for twelve hours Roscommon This post contains images

Pics: Dozens of firefighters battle bogland wildfire for twelve hours

The fire was brought under control by midnight last night.

From TheJournal.ie David Coleman found safe and well in Roscommon Missing

David Coleman found safe and well in Roscommon

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance.

From TheJournal.ie This Roscommon deli-owner spent €1,000 of his own money to install a clean water system Roscommon-South Leitrim

This Roscommon deli-owner spent €1,000 of his own money to install a clean water system

The owner of Benny’s Deli, on Castlerea’s Main Street, grew tired of constant ‘boil water’ notices in the town and decided to take matters into his own hands.

From TheJournal.ie Water meters installed in Castlerea despite four years of boil water notices Contamination

Water meters installed in Castlerea despite four years of boil water notices

A local councillor said it was “unacceptable” that the issues with water contamination was not fixed before the meters were put in.

From TheJournal.ie Two-year-old boy seriously injured in Roscommon car crash Crash

Two-year-old boy seriously injured in Roscommon car crash

Gardaí are appealing for witness to the two-car collision.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Ming Flanagan challenges Minister to drink glass of 'glorified piss' (water) Ming's Challenge

Watch: Ming Flanagan challenges Minister to drink glass of 'glorified piss' (water)

The independent TD could be in trouble with Dáil authorities after an outburst in the chamber this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 70s dies after car collides with lorry Roscommon

Man in his 70s dies after car collides with lorry

It happened on the N5 in Roscommon at around 10am today.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager due in court over Roscommon false imprisonment Strokestown

Teenager due in court over Roscommon false imprisonment

Four people were initially arrested over the incident, which happened in Strokestown on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Campaigner against Corrib gas pipeline 'on hunger strike' in prison Rossport

Campaigner against Corrib gas pipeline 'on hunger strike' in prison

Rossport campaigners say Liam Heffernan was arrested for blocking construction vehicles.

From TheJournal.ie Man and woman killed in fatal Roscommon shootings Cloonfad

Man and woman killed in fatal Roscommon shootings

A 44-year-old man and 30-year-old woman were found dead in two cars in Cloonfad, Co Roscommon, last night.

From TheJournal.ie Harmac to create 100 jobs in Roscommon Jobswatch

Harmac to create 100 jobs in Roscommon

US technologies company Harmac has announced plans to create 100 jobs in Co Roscommon over the next five years.

From TheJournal.ie Man to appear in court following Roscommon robbery Courts

Man to appear in court following Roscommon robbery

A man in his 20s appears before Castlerea District Court following Wednesday’s armed raid on the local post office.