Monksland Athlone Boundary Review Roscommon County Council

Roscommon boundary changes are being influenced by Govt – Curran

Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Roscommon-Galway Shane Curran says the Government is being disingenuous when it claims that the proposed Roscommon boundary change and proposed changes in other counties are the result of an independent recommendation. “The Boundary Commission, which is independent, is being informed by Fine Gael and Labour’s long term planning framework.” …

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Value of Racing Industry in Roscommon and the Region Highlighted

The value of the racing industry in Roscommon as well as the west and midlands region was highlighted at the Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) Future Focus Racecourse Roadshow held in the Abbey Hotel last night. The managers of Ballinrobe, Galway, Kilbeggan, Roscommon and Sligo Racecourses spoke to the gathered politicians, trainers, industry representatives and the …

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Medical Cards

Cancer does not discriminate by age, neither should medical cards – Naughten

Roscommon Galway election candidate Denis Naughten has called for the extension of medical cards to all those diagnosed with cancer, regardless of age. “While I welcome the step previously taken by Minister Varadkar to give all children diagnosed with cancer a medical card, the fact is that cancer does not discriminate by age. Everyone diagnosed …

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Roscommon Hospital Urgent Care Centre must treat more patients – Naughten

Denis Naughten has called on the Minister for Health and the Saolta Hospital Group to expand the services currently available at Roscommon Hospital to cater for more patients who need to see a doctor urgently. “Things have gone so bad in many of the major A&E departments that patients, particularly older people, are postponing getting …

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General Election 2016

Expansion of services must be a priority for Roscommon Hospital – Curran

Consultation needed to ensure staff concerns are addressed Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Roscommon-Galway Shane Curran has called for a more inclusive approach to ensure that services at Roscommon Hospital are expanded. He wants to see certain services transferred from University Hospital Galway to Roscommon as a matter of urgency. Mr. Curran commented, “Roscommon …

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EirGrid GAA Football Under 21 All-Ireland Championship Officially Launched

Roscommon was well represented at the 2016 EirGrid GAA Football Under 21 All-Ireland Championship was officially launched earlier today in Croke Park. Tyrone, the defending champions, were represented by Frank Burns while Jimmy Feehan was in attendance to represent Tipperary, the beaten All-Ireland finalists and Munster champions. The 2015 Leinster and Connacht champions Dublin and …

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General Election 2016

Lack of discussion on agriculture or the flooding crisis is “astounding”

The lack of discussion on agriculture or the flooding crisis by Party Leaders on TV Debates is “astounding” according to Independent candidate for Roscommon Galway Michael Fitzmaurice. “We have heard over four hours of debate on national television from all our party political leaders yet there has been absolutely no debate whatsoever on agriculture or …

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