Roscommon County  Council paid €92,500 to three debt collection  agencies in 2014, far more than any other local authority.

Roscommon County Council spent more on third-party debt collection agencies than any other local authority last year, according to new figures. Resear(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly and Minister for State Paudie Coffey pictured at Lord Edward St in Limerick city where they announced housing targets for each local authority area. Photograph: Press 22

Local authorities that achieve their targets set out in a €1.5 billion social housing plan designed to reduce the housing waiting lists by a quarter w(...)

Michael and Mae Lambert were married for more than six decades. Photograph: Edward Lambert

Ireland’s oldest man, Michael Lambert from Co Roscommon, has died aged 107.Lambert, who was born on October 5th, 1907, in Clooneygrasson, Castlerea, (...)

Cllr Maura Hopkins pictured with Taoiseach Enda Kenny. She was last night selected as the Fine Gael candidate for the Roscommon-South Leitrim byelection. Photograph: Fine Gael/Twitter

Cllr Maura Hopkins was last night selected as the Fine Gael candidate for the Roscommon-South Leitrim byelection.A date for the election to replace fo(...)

Much of the hospitality industry in Co Roscommon is being forced to buy in ice sourced from the UK because of the poor quality of the water.

The Environmental Protection Agency has said it may prosecute Irish Water over ongoing problems with water supplies in Co Roscommon where boil water n(...)

File photograph of dogs.The ISPCA has suspended two staff members of a Roscommon dog pound after allegations that ten dogs were left without food or water over the August bank holiday weekend.  File Photograph:Yun Suk-bong/Files/Reuters

The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) has suspended two staff members of a Roscommon dog pound after allegations that 10 (...)

Fianna Fáil’s Ivan Connaughton: highlighting the failure of the upturn in the economy to impact on constituents

A much-quoted observation throughout the Roscommon-South Leitrim constituency these days is that the forthcoming byelection is Fianna Fáil’s to lose.(...)

In June, not long after the local elections,  councillors decided to amend the plan so that there would be a minimum distance between homes and wind turbines equivalent to 10 times their “tip height”. Photograph: David Sleator

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has told Donegal councillors to drop recent amendments to the county plan that would place new restrictions o(...)

File photograph of a wind farm. The High Court today overturned a decision of An Bord Pleanála granting permission for two wind farm developments in Co Roscommon. Photograph: PA

The High Court today overturned a decision of An Bord Pleanála granting permission for two wind farm developments in Co Roscommon. Ms Justice Mary Fin(...)

Rachel Doherty: “This is not about having women for the sake of it, but about offering choice, taking geography and other factors into consideration.”

Politics will continue to be an exclusive and largely male pursuit until political parties take a serious look at a more representative system, two f(...)