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 Bridget Cassidy (94) receives a visit from her daughter Angela, who is fully vaccinated and travelled from Wexford to the Plunkett Home in  Boyle,  Co Roscommon. Photograph:  Brian Farrell/The Irish Times

The sound of children’s voices in nursing homes throughout the country is set to mark another key milestone in the lightening of the Covid-19 burden f(...)

A photograph issued of the cocaine seized in Co Roscommon on Friday. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Gardaí ­ have arrested a woman and seized cocaine valued at €50,000 in Co Roscommon. The woman, who is in her late teens, was detained after a van w(...)

The funeral of Conor Campbell took place in Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim. File photograph: Getty Images

A gloom settled over the small town of Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim, on Wednesday as the funeral of five-year-old Conor Campbell took place. The boy died (...)

Aerial photograph of Rathcroghan mound, Co Roscommon. Photograph: Joe Fenwick, NUI Galway

What if I were to tell you that the ancient royal capital of Connacht still exists today, with many of its ceremonial and ritualistic buildings still (...)

Thomas McDonagh, one of 41 IRA men who died during the War of Independence in Roscommon, remembered on a memorial outside Elphin. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

County: Roscommon Incident: Rathra ambush Date: September 2nd, 1920 Fatalities: 3 A request to defend Ballaghaderreen from the Black and Tans was ref(...)

The State’s health watchdog found ‘urgent action’ was required to address fire safety risks at a Roscommon care centre. File photograph: David Sleator

The State’s health watchdog found “urgent action” was required to address fire safety risks at a Roscommon care centre during an unannounced inspectio(...)

“I’m a bit claustrophobic, so I was certainly out of my comfort zone.” Black Donkey brewer Richard Siberry

Near the village of Tulsk, Co Roscommon, there’s a small cave that was once known as the “gateway to the underworld”. It was here, they say, that Quee(...)

Some of the larger boats on the Shannon cost upwards of €2,000 to hire weekly in high season. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

If the Wild Atlantic Way has revitalised parts of the northwest and the east coast hopes to emulate that success with Ireland’s Ancient East, what abo(...)