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Roscommon eviction family say they're 'disappointed' in Varadkar's Dáil comments
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Roscommon eviction family say they're 'disappointed' in Varadkar's Dáil comments

Dec 18th 2018, 10:29 PM 43,896 Views 86 Comments

The McGann family say that they have been left “shocked” by the ordeal that had been “thrust upon them”.

Garda Commissioner: My officers would not stand by and watch violence at an eviction
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Garda Commissioner: My officers would not stand by and watch violence at an eviction

Dec 18th 2018, 4:48 PM 73,691 Views 141 Comments

Drew Harris said gardaí are in attendance at these types of incidents specifically to prevent violence.

'It doesn't take very long for your balaclava to slip': Ructions in Dáil as Taoiseach and Doherty discuss Roscommon eviction
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'It doesn't take very long for your balaclava to slip': Ructions in Dáil as Taoiseach and Doherty discuss Roscommon eviction

Dec 18th 2018, 3:15 PM 93,841 Views 246 Comments

Leo Varadkar claimed that “when it comes to law and order” and the Sinn Féin party, “It doesn’t take very long for your balaclava to slip.”

Siblings at centre of Roscommon eviction case move back into home
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Siblings at centre of Roscommon eviction case move back into home

Dec 18th 2018, 10:49 AM 41,225 Views 15 Comments

A family friend said they had been traumatised by the incident.

Taoiseach condemns 'vigilante' attack on repossessed farm house in Roscommon
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Taoiseach condemns 'vigilante' attack on repossessed farm house in Roscommon

Dec 17th 2018, 6:00 PM 55,019 Views 320 Comments

Sinn Féin has condemned the tactics used by KBC in repossessing the property.

Local TDs condemn attack on repossessed Roscommon farmhouse, but call for negotiations to keep family in home
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Local TDs condemn attack on repossessed Roscommon farmhouse, but call for negotiations to keep family in home

Dec 17th 2018, 7:44 AM 46,211 Views 246 Comments

The incident took place in a farmhouse outside of Strokestown in the county early yesterday morning.

Eight injured, vehicles torched and dog killed after raid on repossessed farmhouse in Roscommon
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Eight injured, vehicles torched and dog killed after raid on repossessed farmhouse in Roscommon

Updated Dec 16th 2018, 5:50 PM 170,145 Views 372 Comments

A number of vehicles were set on fire and a dog was also seriously injured.

Incident in which garda was hospitalised being investigated by GSOC
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Incident in which garda was hospitalised being investigated by GSOC

Dec 13th 2018, 11:21 AM 21,699 Views 17 Comments

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

Ex-Kerry senior joins Anthony Cunningham's Roscommon football set-up
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Ex-Kerry senior joins Anthony Cunningham's Roscommon football set-up

Dec 12th 2018, 12:29 PM 12,953 Views 5 Comments

Conor Cox has transferred to the Connacht county.

A hotel to be used for Direct Provision is still in the middle of a sale dispute
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A hotel to be used for Direct Provision is still in the middle of a sale dispute

Nov 29th 2018, 6:19 PM 18,204 Views 0 Comments

The 39-room Shannon Key West Hotel is located in Rooskey on the Co Leitrim/Roscommon.

'Your health is more important than a game of football at the end of the day' - forced to retire at 20
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'Your health is more important than a game of football at the end of the day' - forced to retire at 20

Nov 24th 2018, 9:15 PM 45,912 Views 2 Comments

Roscommon U20 star Conor Shanagher has had to call it a day after six concussions.

Injunction sought preventing hotel being used as accommodation for asylum seekers
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Injunction sought preventing hotel being used as accommodation for asylum seekers

Nov 16th 2018, 9:14 AM 22,833 Views 0 Comments

A company wants to develop the Shannon Key West Hotel into a tourist hotel.

Relishing inter-county management return after taking Galway heave on the chin
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Relishing inter-county management return after taking Galway heave on the chin

Nov 12th 2018, 10:32 AM 4,590 Views 1 Comment

Anthony Cunningham: ‘I love the GAA, that’s my hobby, my past-time, my passion and that hasn’t changed.’

Woman dies in three-vehicle crash in Roscommon
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Woman dies in three-vehicle crash in Roscommon

Nov 6th 2018, 8:01 AM 17,056 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí are investigating what happened.

O’Rourke withdraws from running as Roscommon's search for new senior football manager continues
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O’Rourke withdraws from running as Roscommon's search for new senior football manager continues

Oct 23rd 2018, 11:06 PM 6,842 Views 1 Comment

Aidan O’Rouke was the County Board’s leading candidate for senior football manager, but has ruled himself out of the running.

Clann na nGael, Aughawillan and Portlaoise among the big winners in today's GAA county finals
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Clann na nGael, Aughawillan and Portlaoise among the big winners in today's GAA county finals

Oct 14th 2018, 9:56 PM 8,417 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, the Wexford and Wicklow deciders both went to replays.

Pedestrian (70s) dies following road collision in Co Roscommon
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Pedestrian (70s) dies following road collision in Co Roscommon

Oct 11th 2018, 9:52 PM 15,044 Views 1 Comment

The female driver of the car was not injured.

Heading out for Culture Night? Here's what's on in the Midlands and West
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Heading out for Culture Night? Here's what's on in the Midlands and West

Sep 18th 2018, 7:05 PM 8,740 Views 2 Comments

Here’s what to check out this Culture Night in the Midlands and West.

Sean Gallagher joins Michael D Higgins on ballot sheet for presidency
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Sean Gallagher joins Michael D Higgins on ballot sheet for presidency

Sep 10th 2018, 9:30 AM 73,309 Views 186 Comments

The presidential election will be held on 26 October.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon
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Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon

Aug 14th 2018, 10:30 AM 15,380 Views 10 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

ISPCA rescues 86 dogs and puppies from illegal dog breeder
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ISPCA rescues 86 dogs and puppies from illegal dog breeder

Aug 8th 2018, 2:46 PM 17,417 Views 22 Comments

Over 100 dogs and puppies were rescued by the ISPCA over a three day period.

Driver was 11 times over legal alcohol limit, had open bottle of wine beside him
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Driver was 11 times over legal alcohol limit, had open bottle of wine beside him

Aug 7th 2018, 10:43 PM 39,351 Views 0 Comments

He was driving on the wrong side of the road when gardaí stopped him.

Brogan returns as impressive Dublin ease past Roscommon with landslide Super 8s win
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Brogan returns as impressive Dublin ease past Roscommon with landslide Super 8s win

Aug 5th 2018, 6:09 PM 26,472 Views 22 Comments

The defending All-Ireland champions eased past Kevin McStay’s side to top Group 2 ahead of next weekend’s semi-finals.

Bernard Brogan returns for Dublin six months after suffering devastating ACL injury
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Bernard Brogan returns for Dublin six months after suffering devastating ACL injury

Aug 5th 2018, 5:11 PM 13,446 Views 6 Comments

The 34-year-old made a brief appearance against Roscommon to mark his return after six months on the sidelines.

Roscommon ring the changes for final Super 8s outing against Dublin in Croker
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Roscommon ring the changes for final Super 8s outing against Dublin in Croker

Aug 2nd 2018, 1:08 PM 9,405 Views 5 Comments

The sides face off in a dead rubber at HQ on Sunday.

Kevin McStay accepts proposed 12-week ban for clash with linesman
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Kevin McStay accepts proposed 12-week ban for clash with linesman

Jul 24th 2018, 5:06 PM 18,175 Views 25 Comments

Roscommon GAA have confirmed the news.

Murphy inspires Donegal to precious Super 8s win against Roscommon on the road
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Murphy inspires Donegal to precious Super 8s win against Roscommon on the road

Jul 21st 2018, 7:15 PM 13,740 Views 4 Comments

The Glenswilly star finished with 0-9.

As It Happened: Donegal v Roscommon, All-Ireland senior football Super 8s From The42
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As It Happened: Donegal v Roscommon, All-Ireland senior football Super 8s

As it happened: Roscommon v Tyrone, All-Ireland senior football Super 8s From The42
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As it happened: Roscommon v Tyrone, All-Ireland senior football Super 8s

Four in-a-row! Galway crowned Connacht minor football champions once again
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Four in-a-row! Galway crowned Connacht minor football champions once again

Jul 13th 2018, 10:12 PM 8,650 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, Monaghan lifted the Ulster title and Kildare booked their Leinster decider spot.

Unions hail 'turning point' as workers reach deal with Roscommon County Council From TheJournal.ie

Unions hail 'turning point' as workers reach deal with Roscommon County Council

Jul 6th 2018, 3:13 PM 8,869 Views 37 Comments

Four one-day stoppages have been held by workers during this dispute.

Eight people due in court after operation involving 50 gardaí seize drugs and cars in Longford
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Eight people due in court after operation involving 50 gardaí seize drugs and cars in Longford

Updated Jun 20th 2018, 3:48 PM 22,760 Views 0 Comments

The arrests were made as part of an operation targetting the supply of controlled drugs.

As it happened: Roscommon v Galway, Connacht SFC final From The42
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As it happened: Roscommon v Galway, Connacht SFC final

Mayo crowned EirGrid Connacht U20 champions as Rossies suffer 16 point defeat
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Mayo crowned EirGrid Connacht U20 champions as Rossies suffer 16 point defeat

Jun 17th 2018, 2:57 PM 9,718 Views 1 Comment

Mayo claimed their first ever Connacht U20 championship at Dr Hyde Park on Sunday with a landslide win.

Man claims he was wrongly convicted and sentenced twice for same crash
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Man claims he was wrongly convicted and sentenced twice for same crash

May 30th 2018, 6:10 AM 23,608 Views 0 Comments

The claim was made before the High Court by lawyers representing Luigi Forte.

'Not conservative ... just complicated' - Roscommon's repealers on the county's journey from No to Yes
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'Not conservative ... just complicated' - Roscommon's repealers on the county's journey from No to Yes

May 27th 2018, 9:15 AM 17,095 Views 30 Comments

Voters across Roscommon have been talking to each other, finally, about previously “taboo subjects”.

Roscommon has voted by nearly 60% to repeal the Eighth Amendment
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Roscommon has voted by nearly 60% to repeal the Eighth Amendment

May 26th 2018, 3:30 PM 27,660 Views 57 Comments

There was an intense media focus on the area in the wake of the same-sex marriage referendum.

8 out of 10 voters in this area backed the Eighth Amendment in '83. We went to talk to locals this week
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8 out of 10 voters in this area backed the Eighth Amendment in '83. We went to talk to locals this week

May 6th 2018, 9:00 PM 33,816 Views 216 Comments

How are the campaigns shaping up in traditionally conservative Roscommon and east Mayo?

'It's those little things - my first game, and him not being there on the sideline'
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'It's those little things - my first game, and him not being there on the sideline'

Apr 28th 2018, 7:30 AM 9,510 Views 0 Comments

Roscommon’s Amanda McLoone shares her story.

Appeal for witnesses after Roscommon bank robbery
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Appeal for witnesses after Roscommon bank robbery

Apr 21st 2018, 6:11 PM 9,573 Views 6 Comments

Four men wearing balaclavas and gloves entered the bank, one man was believed to be armed with a handgun.