Mayor of Cork County Cllr Declan Hurley and Jiangsu governor Wu Zhenglong at the signing of the sister-city agreement between Cork county and Jiangsu in Nanjing November 2017.

Twinnings between Irish and Chinese towns and provinces are becoming more commonplace, paving the way for more opportunities in business, education, t(...)

Former minister for communications Denis Naughten: While there’s broad sympathy for Mr Naughten in  Roscommon, concern remains over the future rollout of broadband in rural areas. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

It was business as usual for former minister for communications Denis Naughten on Saturday as he launched the first phase of the Portunny Heritage Tra(...)

Xnthony will perform his new show ‘Confirmation’ at this year’s Dublin Fringe Festival.

While Ireland’s marriage equality referendum in 2015 was a seminal moment for the country, it was also a seminal moment for Co Roscommon – but perhaps(...)

The council said Fórsa  is seeking to have an additional 13 flexible days leave per year. Photograph: iStock

More than 100 hundred Roscommon County Council staff are staging a one-day strike in a dispute over flexi-leave that could have implications for all p(...)

Artist Brian O'Doherty. Photograph:  George Tatge

The Freedom of Roscommon has been conferred on artist, author, doctor, art critic and academic Brian O’Doherty (89) who was born and grew up in Ballag(...)

The amount of money devoted to improving regional roads fell by €3 million to €45 million in 2016. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Over two-thirds of regional roads across the country were recorded as being damaged in 2016 but money spent by councils on repairs declined that year,(...)

The Freedom of Roscommon is to be conferred on New York-based artist, author, doctor, art critic and academic Brian O’Doherty (89) who grew up in Ballaghaderreen

The Freedom of Roscommon is to be conferred on artist, author, doctor, art critic and academic Brian O’Doherty (89) who grew up in Ballaghaderreen. He(...)

Fianna Fáil Roscommon-Galway TD Eugene Murphy.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has questioned reports local authority funding for the maintenance of national and secondary roads may face cuts of up to 30 pe(...)

The LPT automatically returns to the base rate each year and the current regime is based on house valuations from May 2013. Photograph: Getty

The majority of local authorities have voted to keep the level of local property tax at the same rate for the coming year. Only a small number of cou(...)

Leitrim County Council refused permission for the proposed new development. It said the proposed increase in retail space involved would breach local guidelines. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Lidl is appealing Leitrim County Council’s decision to refuse planning permission for new two-storey outlet on a greenfield site on the outskirts of C(...)

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