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#Castlerea

# castlerea - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Gardaí seize three fully loaded pistols after stopping vehicle in Roscommon
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

Gardaí seize three fully loaded pistols after stopping vehicle in Roscommon

Oct 1st 2020, 6:49 AM 21,481 Views 7 Comments

A man in his 30s was arrested and a small quantity of heroin was also located and seized.

# castlerea - Friday 19 June, 2020

Man appears in court charged with murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Man appears in court charged with murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan

Updated Jun 19th 2020, 10:52 PM 166,569 Views 0 Comments

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
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

'A garda's garda, and a proper gentleman': Investigations continue into shooting of Detective Garda Colm Horkan

Jun 19th 2020, 6:05 AM 28,242 Views 33 Comments

Investigations continue into the killing of Garda Horkan, who was shot dead in the early hours of Thursday morning.

# castlerea - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Taoiseach says Detective Garda Colm Horkan 'gave his life protecting the community'
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

Taoiseach says Detective Garda Colm Horkan 'gave his life protecting the community'

Updated Jun 18th 2020, 4:24 PM 205,525 Views 73 Comments

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
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

Parish priest: Colleagues of Detective Colm Horkan prayed around him after he died

Jun 18th 2020, 4:01 PM 32,261 Views 7 Comments

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
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

'An attack upon society': Garda Commissioner appeals for information on shooting of Colm Horkan

Jun 18th 2020, 1:37 PM 28,993 Views 36 Comments

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
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

'Their loss is colossal': Locals describe 'absolute gentleman' detective who was shot and killed overnight in Roscommon

Jun 18th 2020, 12:45 PM 40,897 Views 22 Comments

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
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

'Absolutely devastating': Tributes paid after death of Detective Garda Colm Horkan in Roscommon shooting

Updated Jun 18th 2020, 8:58 AM 69,341 Views 43 Comments

“Our thoughts today are with all those grieving as a result of this tragic incident,” said Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

# castlerea - Monday 6 January, 2020

Search for missing Co Roscommon woman stood down
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Search for missing Co Roscommon woman stood down

Jan 6th 2020, 4:32 PM 96,940 Views 6 Comments

Valerie Hough has been located and the case is being treated as a personal tragedy.

# castlerea - Friday 18 October, 2019

Johnny Ward: Irish racing can be proud of new horse welfare programme for prisoners
# Column
From The42
# Column

Johnny Ward: Irish racing can be proud of new horse welfare programme for prisoners

Oct 18th 2019, 1:22 PM 3,268 Views 1 Comment

The first sod has been turned to begin work on a new facility in Castlerea.

# castlerea - Friday 12 April, 2019

Man charged after gardaí caught him outside prison in possession of drone, mobiles, and 440 pills
# Castlerea Prison
# Castlerea Prison

Man charged after gardaí caught him outside prison in possession of drone, mobiles, and 440 pills

Apr 12th 2019, 4:39 PM 9,261 Views 0 Comments

A woman in her 40s has been released without charge.

# castlerea - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Gardaí arrest couple outside prison in possession of drone, cannabis, mobiles, and 440 pills
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

Gardaí arrest couple outside prison in possession of drone, cannabis, mobiles, and 440 pills

Apr 11th 2019, 4:36 PM 18,058 Views 25 Comments

The drone was in the process of being set up.

# castlerea - Friday 11 January, 2019

Man appears in court and a second man arrested in connection with Strokestown incident
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Man appears in court and a second man arrested in connection with Strokestown incident

Jan 11th 2019, 1:54 PM 14,643 Views 0 Comments

The incident in question concerns a property in Falsk was repossessed by private security personnel on 16 December.

# castlerea - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Incident in which garda was hospitalised being investigated by GSOC
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

Incident in which garda was hospitalised being investigated by GSOC

Dec 13th 2018, 11:21 AM 21,698 Views 17 Comments

The incident happened at around 1am in the Rose Lawn area of Castlerea, Co Roscommon.

# castlerea - Sunday 9 December, 2018

On duty garda suffers injuries after early morning assault
# Assault
# Assault

On duty garda suffers injuries after early morning assault

Dec 9th 2018, 1:29 PM 56,462 Views 53 Comments

The garda is understood to have been responding to a call.

# castlerea - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Inquiry ordered into continued detention of Donegal-based Chinese take-away owner
# Unlawful Detention
# Unlawful Detention

Inquiry ordered into continued detention of Donegal-based Chinese take-away owner

Apr 4th 2018, 6:15 AM 32,180 Views 23 Comments

He has been detained in prison since 25 March.

# castlerea - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Woman in her 80s dies after single-vehicle crash in Roscommon
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

Woman in her 80s dies after single-vehicle crash in Roscommon

Oct 25th 2016, 1:29 PM 10,821 Views 3 Comments

The car she was driving hit a wall on Sunday.

# castlerea - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Forget the Galway Races, Roscommon had something much more interesting on last night
# On The Pig's Back
From The Daily Edge
# On The Pig's Back

Forget the Galway Races, Roscommon had something much more interesting on last night

Jul 30th 2016, 8:58 AM 6,576 Views 0 Comments

It was the annual pig race in Castlerea.

# castlerea - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

16 of the most Roscommon things that have ever happened
# The Rossies
From The Daily Edge
# The Rossies

16 of the most Roscommon things that have ever happened

Feb 10th 2016, 1:01 PM 13,338 Views 0 Comments

H’on the Rossies.

# castlerea - Monday 20 April, 2015

Pics: Dozens of firefighters battle bogland wildfire for twelve hours
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Pics: Dozens of firefighters battle bogland wildfire for twelve hours

Apr 20th 2015, 1:54 PM 11,578 Views 9 Comments

The fire was brought under control by midnight last night.

# castlerea - Friday 9 January, 2015

David Coleman found safe and well in Roscommon
# Missing
# Missing

David Coleman found safe and well in Roscommon

Jan 9th 2015, 12:30 PM 32,895 Views 24 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance.

# castlerea - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

This Roscommon deli-owner spent €1,000 of his own money to install a clean water system
# Roscommon-South Leitrim
# Roscommon-South Leitrim

This Roscommon deli-owner spent €1,000 of his own money to install a clean water system

Oct 1st 2014, 7:15 AM 18,643 Views 26 Comments

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.

# castlerea - Friday 21 March, 2014

Water meters installed in Castlerea despite four years of boil water notices
# Contamination
# Contamination

Water meters installed in Castlerea despite four years of boil water notices

Mar 21st 2014, 3:21 PM 12,542 Views 63 Comments

A local councillor said it was “unacceptable” that the issues with water contamination was not fixed before the meters were put in.

# castlerea - Monday 20 January, 2014

Two-year-old boy seriously injured in Roscommon car crash
# Crash
# Crash

Two-year-old boy seriously injured in Roscommon car crash

Jan 20th 2014, 8:48 PM 16,315 Views 20 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witness to the two-car collision.

# castlerea - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Watch: Ming Flanagan challenges Minister to drink glass of 'glorified piss' (water)
# Ming's Challenge
# Ming's Challenge

Watch: Ming Flanagan challenges Minister to drink glass of 'glorified piss' (water)

Dec 19th 2013, 12:12 PM 57,842 Views 384 Comments

The independent TD could be in trouble with Dáil authorities after an outburst in the chamber this morning.

# castlerea - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Man in his 70s dies after car collides with lorry
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Man in his 70s dies after car collides with lorry

Oct 10th 2013, 8:41 PM 9,238 Views 8 Comments

It happened on the N5 in Roscommon at around 10am today.

# castlerea - Friday 28 June, 2013

Teenager due in court over Roscommon false imprisonment
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Teenager due in court over Roscommon false imprisonment

Jun 28th 2013, 9:52 AM 8,584 Views 3 Comments

Four people were initially arrested over the incident, which happened in Strokestown on Tuesday.

# castlerea - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Campaigner against Corrib gas pipeline 'on hunger strike' in prison
# Rossport
# Rossport

Campaigner against Corrib gas pipeline 'on hunger strike' in prison

Jun 20th 2013, 7:24 PM 7,779 Views 0 Comments

Rossport campaigners say Liam Heffernan was arrested for blocking construction vehicles.

# castlerea - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Man and woman killed in fatal Roscommon shootings
# Cloonfad
# Cloonfad

Man and woman killed in fatal Roscommon shootings

Feb 11th 2012, 9:30 AM 10,068 Views 27 Comments

A 44-year-old man and 30-year-old woman were found dead in two cars in Cloonfad, Co Roscommon, last night.

# castlerea - Monday 16 May, 2011

Harmac to create 100 jobs in Roscommon
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Harmac to create 100 jobs in Roscommon

May 16th 2011, 11:49 AM 899 Views 0 Comments

US technologies company Harmac has announced plans to create 100 jobs in Co Roscommon over the next five years.

# castlerea - Friday 18 February, 2011

Man to appear in court following Roscommon robbery
# Courts
# Courts

Man to appear in court following Roscommon robbery

Feb 18th 2011, 2:53 PM 979 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 20s appears before Castlerea District Court following Wednesday’s armed raid on the local post office.