Get down in Dublin Dublin’s newest hotel, The Dean, is custom made to appeal to a younger clientele, the type that finds proximity to a city’s (...)

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The Land League said up to 120 people had joined a  demonstration outside Roscommon courthouse (above) last week and the group  expected at least a similar figure in Castlebar on Monday. Photograph:  Gary Ashe/Allpix.

The Land League, a movement claiming to support families threatened with the loss of their homes through repossession, plans to step up its campaign (...)

Roscommon’s Diarmuid Murtagh was among the scorers as Roscommon tallied 24 points. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Roscommon 0-24 Kildare 2-12John Evans admitted he was ‘bemused’ by referee Fergal Kelly’s performance as his Roscommon team braved a chaotic ending to(...)

Go Walk: Rinn Duin Peninsula Map: Ordnance Survey Discovery Series Sheet 40 Start and finish: The car(...)

The work  etched on his face: Leaving the pit at Arigna in July 1990. Photograph Derek Speirs

Maurice Cullen remembers being in the Miner’s Bar in Arigna village one summer’s evening with a gang of other thirsty pit men when “a few yanks” drift(...)

 There were 131 applications for repossession before the County Registrar’s Court on Friday. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Clare’s County Registrar has told a court that interest rates being charged by a financial institution to a Co Clare farmer are “immoral” and “outland(...)

In a victim impact report read to the court the girl said her father “has left permanent scars that will never go away”. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

A Roscommon child was the victim of sexual abuse by her father, mother and neighbour from the age of five years old, a court has heard. Dublin Circui(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan at the start of the Eurogroup meeting of finance ministers at the EU council headquarters, in Brussels, Belgium. Photograph: EPA/JULIEN WARNAND

Banks are using the threat of repossession to get home owners to engage with them, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said. Mr Noonan is in Bruss(...)

Declan Molloy outside his Artisan Bakery in Roscommon town

We’d all love a great café in our neighbourhood. And a bakery. And a deli. The people of Roscommon town are lucky enough to have all three under one r(...)