Funding to repair flood damaged Roads welcomed

Independent Roscommon Galway Candidate Michael Fitzmaurice has welcomed the announcement this evening that Roscommon County Council has received an allocation of €4.5 million and Galway County Council have received €6 million in funding to repair flood damaged roads. “Much work…

Roscommon Sports Round-up for Feb 19-21

Here’s your Roscommon Sports Round-up for Feb 19-21 This post will be updated throughout the weekend. Live updates, including half-time scores etc, will be published on twitter.com/RoscommonDaily Sunday Last updated 8pm Gaelic Football O’Rourke Cup – Adult Football League Division…

Action needed to address housing crisis – Fitzmaurice

“There are many initiatives that the Government and local authorities can take to address the housing crisis in this country” That’s the view of Roscommon-Galway Independent candidate Michael Fitzmaurice. “Firstly, funding needs to be put in place to refurbish the…

Insurance increases need to be tackled – Fitzmaurice

Independent candidate for Roscommon-Galway, Michael Fitzmaurice, is calling on the next government to take action on Insurance premium increases. “The incoming Government will have to address the huge increases that we have seen in the cost of car insurance, and…

Need to overhaul farm penalties – Naughten

There is a need to overhaul farm penalties due to the significant variations in penalties applied by the Department of Agriculture following on-farm inspections across the country, claims Roscommon Galway independent candidate Denis Naughten. “Figures revealed in randomised on-farm inspection…

IFA outraged by pig price drop

IFA National Pigs Committee Chairman, Pat O’Flaherty said IFA is completely outraged at processors’ decision to drop pig prices today. He said, “Prices now being paid to farmers are simply not sustainable and this price drop will be the final…

Broadband for rural areas must be a priority says ICSA

Access to high speed Broadband for rural areas has been a big issue for the people of Roscommon Galway on the campaign trails over the past few weeks and with one week to go until polling the ICSA are the…

Roscommon’s Denis Buckley selected to face Zebre

Roscommon’s Denis Buckley has been named in the Connacht Rugby side for tomorrow’s round 15 game in the Guinness PRO12 against Zebre. Head coach Pat Lam has made five personnel changes from the starting XV that lined out in the…

Five changes in Connacht side to face Zebre

Pat Lam has made five changes to the Connacht side to face Zebre away in Round 15 of the Guinness PRO12. Ireland international Kieran Marmion returns to the backline and links up with AJ MacGinty at half back. Wing Niyi…

Removal of maternity outreach disappoints Naughten

Independent election candidate Denis Naughten has expressed his disappointment at the removal of maternity outreach services from Roscommon Town. The weekly outreach maternity clinic had been operated by Portiuncula Hospital from the Primary Care Centre in Roscommon Town where expectant…

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