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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Castlerea

This year
Gardaí seek public's assistance in locating missing nine-month-old baby from Co Roscommon
Sinita Ward McDonagh has been missing from Castlerea, Co. Roscommon since Monday morning.
Garda murder accused denies 'inventing' claims woman was in MI6 in order to 'bolster' his case
Silver denied he had made up the beliefs that a woman he was with on the day Garda Colm Horkan was killled was in MI6.
Garda tells murder trial of attempts to perform CPR on Garda Colm Horkan after shooting
Garda Helen Gillen recounted how she saw two men “grappling” before one stumbled backwards after being been shot.
Last year
Man (50s) dead after car crash in Co Roscommon
Gardaí are appealing to any person who may have witnessed this incident to contact them.
Jury begin deliberations in Stephen Silver murder trial
Silver (46) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan on 17 June 2020.
'Unsafe' to convict Stephen Silver of murder, says defence barrister
Silver (46) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan on 17 June 2020.
Silver's mental disorder 'contributed significantly' to Colm Horkan shooting says psychiatrist
The doctor agreed under cross-examination that Stephen Silver had repeatedly decided not to take medication
Garda Colm Horkan helped to have man accused of his murder admitted to psychiatric unit in 2003
Due to Stephen Silver’s behaviour, it was deemed appropriate to admit him to the local psychiatric unit, the court heard.
Psychiatrist who assessed Garda murder accused found 'no evidence of acute mental illness'
He had assessed garda murder accused Stephen Silver hours after the shooting of Garda Colm Horkan.
Court told man accused of Det Colm Horkan murder said deceased 'wasn't a very good' detective
A Garda sergeant told the court: ‘I said you are after shooting a Detective Garda and his reply to that was,’well, he wasn’t a very good one’
Man in his 60s injured after Co Roscommon aggravated burglary
A group of men fled the scene with a sum of cash.
All time
Appeal for witnesses after woman struck by van in Roscommon
The woman was seriously injured and is being treated at Beaumont Hospital.
Memorial plaques honouring Garda Colm Horkan unveiled in Roscommon
Colm Horkan was shot dead when he intervened in an unfolding incident on 17 June 2020.
Gardaí seize three fully loaded pistols after stopping vehicle in Roscommon
A man in his 30s was arrested and a small quantity of heroin was also located and seized.
Man appears in court charged with murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan
Stephen Silver (43), of Aughavard, Foxford, Co Mayo was charged this evening.
'A garda's garda, and a proper gentleman': Investigations continue into shooting of Detective Garda Colm Horkan
Investigations continue into the killing of Garda Horkan, who was shot dead in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Taoiseach says Detective Garda Colm Horkan 'gave his life protecting the community'
The on-duty garda died following an incident in Castlerea which happened shortly before midnight.
Parish priest: Colleagues of Detective Colm Horkan prayed around him after he died
Detective Garda Colm Horkan was shot dead in the early hours of this morning.
'An attack upon society': Garda Commissioner appeals for information on shooting of Colm Horkan
Garda Commissioner Drew Harris was speaking in Castlerea today.
'Their loss is colossal': Locals describe 'absolute gentleman' detective who was shot and killed overnight in Roscommon
Detective Garda Colm Horkan died after he was shot on duty in Castlerea.
'Absolutely devastating': Tributes paid after death of Detective Garda Colm Horkan in Roscommon shooting
“Our thoughts today are with all those grieving as a result of this tragic incident,” said Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.
Search for missing Co Roscommon woman stood down
Valerie Hough has been located and the case is being treated as a personal tragedy.
Johnny Ward: Irish racing can be proud of new horse welfare programme for prisoners
The first sod has been turned to begin work on a new facility in Castlerea.
Man charged after gardaí caught him outside prison in possession of drone, mobiles, and 440 pills
A woman in her 40s has been released without charge.
Gardaí arrest couple outside prison in possession of drone, cannabis, mobiles, and 440 pills
The drone was in the process of being set up.
Man appears in court and a second man arrested in connection with Strokestown incident
The incident in question concerns a property in Falsk was repossessed by private security personnel on 16 December.
Incident in which garda was hospitalised being investigated by GSOC
The incident happened at around 1am in the Rose Lawn area of Castlerea, Co Roscommon.
On duty garda suffers injuries after early morning assault
The garda is understood to have been responding to a call.
Inquiry ordered into continued detention of Donegal-based Chinese take-away owner
He has been detained in prison since 25 March.
Woman in her 80s dies after single-vehicle crash in Roscommon
The car she was driving hit a wall on Sunday.
Forget the Galway Races, Roscommon had something much more interesting on last night
It was the annual pig race in Castlerea.
16 of the most Roscommon things that have ever happened
H’on the Rossies.
Pics: Dozens of firefighters battle bogland wildfire for twelve hours
The fire was brought under control by midnight last night.
David Coleman found safe and well in Roscommon
Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance.
This Roscommon deli-owner spent €1,000 of his own money to install a clean water system
The owner of Benny’s Deli, on Castlerea’s Main Street, grew tired of constant ‘boil water’ notices in the town and decided to take matters into his own hands.
Water meters installed in Castlerea despite four years of boil water notices
A local councillor said it was “unacceptable” that the issues with water contamination was not fixed before the meters were put in.
Two-year-old boy seriously injured in Roscommon car crash
Gardaí are appealing for witness to the two-car collision.
Watch: Ming Flanagan challenges Minister to drink glass of 'glorified piss' (water)
The independent TD could be in trouble with Dáil authorities after an outburst in the chamber this morning.
Man in his 70s dies after car collides with lorry
It happened on the N5 in Roscommon at around 10am today.
Teenager due in court over Roscommon false imprisonment
Four people were initially arrested over the incident, which happened in Strokestown on Tuesday.