Castlerea

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The blockade, which lasted more than an hour, at the Rosalie Unit in Castlerea when the first of 12 residents was being transferred to an alternative facility. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Anita Flanagan felt as if she was at a funeral as she and fellow locals walked alongside a wheelchair-accessible taxi making its way through the stree(...)

Local TD Denis Naughten: Relatives have urged the former minister to withdraw support for the Government unless the decision to close the unit is reversed. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A psychiatric unit in Co Roscommon is to be closed, the Health Service Executive has said. The 34-bed Rosalie Unit in Castlerea, currently home to 12(...)

The 38-year-old was returned for trial when he appeared at the court where details of the 394 charges against him were relayed before Judge Kevin Kilraine.

A man wanted in connection with almost 400 alleged sexual offences against minors and who was extradited from the United States appeared at a special (...)

The scene at a house outside Strokestown, Co Roscommon after security staff were attacked by a vigilante gang.   Photograph: Peter Murtagh

A man suspected of being a central figure in a vigilante attack on security guards at a repossessed house in Co Roscommon has been arrested. The sus(...)

Burnt out vans and cars in the yard of the house  in Strokestown. Photograph: Brian Farrell

A man who was arrested in connection with criminal damage and assaults following an eviction in Co Roscommon in December has been released without cha(...)

Burned-out vans and cars in the yard of the house in Strokestown in December. Photograph: Brian Farrell

A man arrested in connection with an attack on security guards occupying a house at the centre of an eviction controversy in Roscommon last month was (...)

Burnt out vans and cars in the yard of the house that  was the scene of an eviction in Strokestown, Co Roscommon. Photograph: Brian Farrell

A man has been arrested in Co Mayo as part of an investigation into the attack on a home at Falsk near Strokestown, Co Roscommon, in December. The m(...)

Bashar Samiz and his cousin Yamen in Ballaghaderreen: locals have won national and international plaudits for their response to refugees.

Bashar Samiz got to play chess when his fifth-year classmates at the Abbey Community College in Boyle, Co Roscommon, were doing their Christmas Irish (...)

Burnt out vans and cars at  the house which was the scene of the  eviction in Strokestown. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Sinn Féin TD Maurice Quinlivan has told the Belgian-owned KBC bank that it will “not stand by” and see Irish people evicted from their homes following(...)

A burnt out vehicle outside the house in Falsk, near Strokestown, Co Roscommon, on Monday. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

Two men arrested in connection with an attack on security workers who evicted the occupants of a Co Roscommon home have been released. Gardaí suspect(...)

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