A member of the project’s board said the closure was ironic given the spotlight now on Ballaghaderreen and the need for facilities there because of the decision to accommodate 82 Syrian  refugees, including 37 children and teenagers, in the town. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A decision to shut down a youth project in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, creates a vacuum for 500 people who use the service weekly, according to a (...)

Gardai at Boyle have appealed for witnesses to last night’s crash to contact them.

Two men were airlifted from the scene of a Co Roscommon crash after their car overturned and landed on its roof in a river.The pair sustained serious (...)