Roscommon (Ireland)

Type: City
Name: Roscommon (Ireland)
Country: Ireland
Latitude: 53.639999
Longitude: -8.2
population: 4,860
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ming runs for Europe

.Roscommon’s Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan has confirmed that he will be running for Europe in May’s elections. The Roscommon-based TD will run in the Midlands North-West constituency.“I am doing so because I believe Ireland needs to elect people to the European ... [Published Galway Advertiser - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

First-round provincial opener in Mullingar

.In a repeat of last year’s Leinster Minor football final, Westmeath will be hoping for a better result when hosting Kildare in tomorrow’s first round provincial opener at Mullingar.Kildare are highly rated at this level again in 2014, but Tom Carr’s ... [Published Galway Advertiser - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Survey reveals best and worst of Galway towns

GALWAY towns and villages have been ranked third in Ireland as regards their economic strength in coming to terms with the impact of the collapse of the Celtic Tiger over the past six years.The national farm advisory body, Teagasc, ranked 300 towns and ... [Published Connaught Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Prestigious award for Abbey Hotel

There was plenty of reason for the Grealy Family and the staff of the Abbey Hotel to celebrate this week after they picked up the Best Hotel Restaurant Award for county Roscommon at the Connacht Regional Final of the Irish Restaurant Awards.The ceremony ... [Published Longford Leader - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

TD slams €1.74 million spend on ambulance parking, “but not one cent” for new vehicles

FORMER GOVERNMENT TD Denis Naughten is hitting out at the National Ambulance Service for spending €1.74 million on three new ambulance centres, but not providing any cash for ambulances or staff at those locations.In the last two years, the NAS has spent ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Meath laundrette owner promises to do nothing if elected

Back to Ireland Home(Dave Keaveney of Duleek. Picture: Barry Cronin)A Co Meath launderette owner has said he intends running in next month's local elections with the slogan "I promise to do nothing for you and I'll try my very best to do it!".Dave Keaveney, ... [Published Breaking News.ie - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

New service introduced in Roscommon for people who self harm

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 at 6:07 pm.A new service is being introduced in Roscommon specifically for people who self-harm. has started the facility at the in , where will be based. Across Ireland every year on average 12,000 people present at s having ... [Published Shannon Side - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Roscommon fire victim 'very popular' man

Back to Ireland HomeThe man who died as a result of a house fire in Co Roscommon has been described as a very popular man in the region.49-year-old Michael Kilcline was found dead at the farmhouse at Weekfield at around 9pm last night.A post mortem is ... [Published Breaking News.ie - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Gardaí investigate fire that kills man on Roscommon farm

Back to Ireland HomeA man has died in a fire at a farmhouse in Co. Roscommon.Gardaí in Roscommon are investigating the fire at a farmhouse in Coolshaghtena, Weekfield, Co Roscommon last night.The fire was reported to Gardaí at around 8.45pm and a 49-year-old ... [Published Breaking News.ie - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

BNP Paribas scoring points in Roscommon

Earlier this year they were unveiled as associate sponsors of the county's senior football team and now they are getting involved at minor level to assist in the development of a "new generation of players".Speaking at the announcement Thomas Carthy, ... [Published Irish Independent - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

Revenue seize €50,000 worth of khat (and 100 hair curlers) in Cork

REVENUE COMMISSIONERS HAVE seized €50,000 worth of khat, a plant which is common in parts of Africa and the Middle East and is believed to be a natural amphetamine.The seizures were made in Cork over the past week, with Revenue discovering the drugs at ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan will run for European election

Ming reckons it is time for Ireland to drop the Euro currencyPot loving deputy Luke 'Ming' Flanagan is to fight for a seat inEurope, he announced today.The Independent Roscommon TDconfirmed he will battle for a place in the European Parliament inMay’s ... [Published Irish Mirror - Mar 21 2014]

Quotes

...(The actual song concerns the Peninsular War of 1807-1814, and is based on a children's story from 1884 called " Jackanapes'.) Children saw soldiers in their coloured uniforms in barracks in most places, and saw big military displays, particularly in the second half of the 19th century on - the process referred to as the 'invention of tradition' by Hobsbawm, whereby states created often entirely new rituals and locations which they then claimed dated from time immemorial."
He said: "The statistics show that there is a striking bias in favour of Dublin. The figures show that 60pc of the visits this year were to Dublin. It is a remarkable statistic."
"I made up the poster because I’m fed up listening to the same bull from politicians and the same electioneering promises that aren’t kept" the 55-year-old Roscommon native told the

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A politician with a difference [Published Irish Catholic - Apr 17 2014]
Prestigious award for Abbey Hotel [Published Longford Leader - Apr 17 2014]
TD slams €1.74 million spend on ambulance parki... [Published TheJournal.ie - Apr 16 2014]
Rev. William Francis Flanagan [Published Hannibal Courier-Post - Apr 14 2014]
Western Development Commission lead €1 million ... [Published Western Development Commission - Apr 14 2014]
Meath laundrette owner promises to do nothing i... [Published Breaking News.ie - Apr 14 2014]
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Irish company Campion Insurance finds the ideal... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 11 2014]
Spring exhibitions at Solas Gallery [Published Leitrim Observer - Apr 10 2014]
Teagasc publishes its Index of the Economic Str... [Published Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority - Apr 10 2014]
Ensuring a reliable electricity supply is vital... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 10 2014]
Charity accuses the Government of ignoring suic... [Published Irish Mirror - Apr 09 2014]
Government is ‘ignoring suicide crisis’ says Pi... [Published TheJournal.ie - Apr 09 2014]
Fr Flanagan: How a humble priest became a star [Published Irish Examiner - Apr 08 2014]
‘Current MEPs? Hardworking, but failures’ – Mat... [Published TheJournal.ie - Apr 06 2014]
Rise in dangerous/negligent driving [Published Leitrim Observer - Apr 04 2014]
Election news [Published Shannon Side - Apr 03 2014]
New service introduced in Roscommon for people ... [Published Shannon Side - Apr 03 2014]
Septic tank failures threaten public health and... [Published Irish Times - Apr 03 2014]
What's in a name? Your family could be Vikings [Published Evening Herald - Apr 02 2014]
The county with the most people seeking treatme... [Published TheJournal.ie - Apr 02 2014]
Politicians fail to turn up for massive meeting... [Published Mayo News - Apr 02 2014]
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