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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Roscommon

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# rebuilding ireland
Roscommon County Council taking out €1.5 million loan to fund first-time buyer scheme
The council has received 43 applications for Rebuilding Ireland Home Loans and has approved 16 so far.
# how we live
'I wake up to the sound of birds chirping': Inside this traditional Irish cottage with a flower garden
Michelle Fallon takes us through a day behind her front door.
# Eviction
Eighth man arrested in connection with Strokestown eviction
The events in December followed the repossession of a property by private security personnel days earlier.
# Castlerea Prison
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.
# High Court
Editor says local newspaper 'suppressed' by garda seizure of his phone in Strokestown investigation
It was agreed that information would not be accessed from the phone pending High Court proceedings.
# Roscommon
Seventh man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge
The events in December followed the repossession of a property by private security personnel days earlier.
# Roscommon
Paschal Donohoe met KBC to 'reassure' the bank of support after the Strokestown eviction
The bank was criticised for using private security agents to forcibly remove three siblings from their Roscommon home.
# Roscommon
Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge
He is the sixth person arrested as part of the investigation.
# strokestown
Sixth person arrested in relation to Strokestown eviction incident
The events followed the repossession of a property in December.
# wash out
Second-half siege helps dogged Dublin see off Roscommon in dreadful conditions
Dean Rock scored 1-5 as Dublin ran out five-point winners at Dr Hyde Park.
Kerry v Monaghan, Dublin v Roscommon - Sunday GAA football match tracker
It was a big day of action in the Allianz football league.
# Seeing Red
Tipperary forward has red card overturned for Cork clash as Roscommon player to miss Dublin game
The CHC heard cases involving both Brian Fox and Ultan Harney last night.
# Winning formula
Tyrone tweak starting line-up in search of first league win against Monaghan
Niall Morgan’s late free saved Mickey Harte’s side from three successive defeats in Division 1 a fortnight ago.
# honours even
Tyrone battle back from seven down against Roscommon to pick up first league point
Mickey Harte’s side produced a spirited second-half performance in Dr Hyde Park.
# Investigation
Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge
The man was arrested earlier today following a search of a house in the Killoe area of Longford.
# oh to be a rossie
Late Smith penalty seals big win for Roscommon as they halt Monaghan's bright start to 2019
Ex-Kerry senior Conor Cox pointed the way for the Rossies.
# lenient
Owen Mulligan labels Donie Smith's one-match ban as a 'cop-out'
The Roscommon player was involved in an alleged eye-gouge on Mayo’s Keith Higgins last Saturday night.
# Up and Running
Late Brian Reape goal proves decisive as Mayo overcome four point deficit against Roscommon
James Horan got his Allianz League campaign off to a winning start despite torrential rain at MacHale Park.
# dragging their heels
'History will judge this': Experts see little change in bank culture after scandals and protests
People who are working every day with customers in arrears say lenders are still refusing to cooperate in any significant way.
# Rossies
Anthony Cunningham starts as he means to go on with win over Sligo
Roscommon booked their place in the FBD League decider.
# Courts
Second man to appear in court over Strokestown eviction incident
The incident in question concerns a property in Falsk was repossessed by private security personnel on 16 December.
# Rooskey
'This should be treated as a hate crime': Concern expressed after fire at hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre
The cause of the fire is not yet known, and an investigation has been launched by gardaí.
# Roscommon
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.
# Rooskey
Fire breaks out at hotel to be used as Direct Provision centre on Leitrim-Roscommon border
The fire broke out shortly before 8pm.
# December
Man arrested in connection with Roscommon eviction
The property was repossessed by private security personnel last month.
# Eviction
TDs meet with KBC Bank and say they don't want return to days of the Black and Tans
Mattie McGrath, Michael Collins and Carol Nolan met with the bank’s reps in the wake of violent scenes in Roscommon.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
A tsunami in Indonesia, the Blanchardstown shooting and an anti-eviction protest in Roscommon
# strokestown
'Give families a chance to stay in their homes': Hundreds attend anti-eviction protest in Roscommon
Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice said politicians need to bring in legislation to make sure recent incidents are not repeated.
# Eviction
Leo Varadkar has watched the Roscommon eviction video, but says it doesn't give a 'full understanding' of events
The incident caught on video shows a property being repossessed by private security personnel.
# strokestown
Two men arrested in relation to Strokestown incident released without charge
A file is being prepared for the DPP.
# Baggot Street
Occupation of KBC Bank branch ends after talks about evictions 'settled'
Three TDs and a dozen members of the Land League had staged a protest in the Baggot Street branch of the bank since 2pm.
# strokestown
Roscommon eviction: Gardaí conduct search operation after Sunday's violent scenes
Gardaí are investigating an incident of criminal damage and assault that occurred on Sunday morning.
# strokestown
Roscommon eviction family say they're 'disappointed' in Varadkar's Dáil comments
The McGann family say that they have been left “shocked” by the ordeal that had been “thrust upon them”.
# Roscommon
Garda Commissioner: My officers would not stand by and watch violence at an eviction
Drew Harris said gardaí are in attendance at these types of incidents specifically to prevent violence.
# Leo Varadkar
'It doesn't take very long for your balaclava to slip': Ructions in Dáil as Taoiseach and Doherty discuss Roscommon eviction
Leo Varadkar claimed that “when it comes to law and order” and the Sinn Féin party, “It doesn’t take very long for your balaclava to slip.”
# strokestown
Siblings at centre of Roscommon eviction case move back into home
A family friend said they had been traumatised by the incident.
# highly organised
Taoiseach condemns 'vigilante' attack on repossessed farm house in Roscommon
Sinn Féin has condemned the tactics used by KBC in repossessing the property.
# strokestown
Local TDs condemn attack on repossessed Roscommon farmhouse, but call for negotiations to keep family in home
The incident took place in a farmhouse outside of Strokestown in the county early yesterday morning.
# Falsk
Eight injured, vehicles torched and dog killed after raid on repossessed farmhouse in Roscommon
A number of vehicles were set on fire and a dog was also seriously injured.
# Castlerea
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.