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#strokestown

# strokestown - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Eighth man arrested in connection with Strokestown eviction

The events in December followed the repossession of a property by private security personnel days earlier.

# strokestown - Monday 25 March, 2019

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.

# strokestown - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

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.

# strokestown - Friday 8 March, 2019

Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge

He is the sixth person arrested as part of the investigation.

# strokestown - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Sixth person arrested in relation to Strokestown eviction incident

The events followed the repossession of a property in December.

# strokestown - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Farmer lodges proceedings against KBC Bank over Strokestown Eviction

The bank is one of a number of parties whom farmer David McGann has lodged proceedings against.

# strokestown - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

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.

# strokestown - Saturday 12 January, 2019

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.

# strokestown - Friday 11 January, 2019

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.

# strokestown - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Man arrested in connection with Roscommon eviction December This post contains videos

Man arrested in connection with Roscommon eviction

The property was repossessed by private security personnel last month.

# strokestown - Monday 24 December, 2018

Have you seen Tomas? He's been missing from Strokestown since Wednesday

He’s been missing since Wednesday.

# strokestown - Sunday 23 December, 2018

'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.

# strokestown - Friday 21 December, 2018

Two men arrested in relation to Strokestown incident released without charge

A file is being prepared for the DPP.

# strokestown - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

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 - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

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”.

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.

Siblings at centre of Roscommon eviction case move back into home

A family friend said they had been traumatised by the incident.

# strokestown - Monday 17 December, 2018

Taoiseach condemns 'vigilante' attack on repossessed farm house in Roscommon

Sinn Féin has condemned the tactics used by KBC in repossessing the property.

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.

# strokestown - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Eight injured, vehicles torched and dog killed after raid on repossessed farmhouse in Roscommon Falsk This post contains videos

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.

# strokestown - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Pedestrian (70s) dies following road collision in Co Roscommon

The female driver of the car was not injured.

# strokestown - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# strokestown - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Appeal for witnesses after Roscommon bank robbery

Four men wearing balaclavas and gloves entered the bank, one man was believed to be armed with a handgun.

# strokestown - Friday 20 April, 2018

Search underway after armed robbery at bank in Roscommon

Four men entered the bank with what’s believed to be a handgun and iron bars.

# strokestown - Thursday 23 April, 2015

PHOTOS: Tracing the footsteps of one of the Great Famine's darkest chapters

In May 1847, 1,490 people from Strokestown, Co Roscommon set out for Canada. Less than half of them made it there.

# strokestown - Monday 10 November, 2014

Ireland's oldest man has died, aged 108

Luke Dolan passed away in his native Roscommon yesterday.

# strokestown - Sunday 14 September, 2014

From The42 Pearse's advance but Gaels and Castlerea must do it all again in Roscommon SFC Roscommon SFC

Pearse's advance but Gaels and Castlerea must do it all again in Roscommon SFC

There was drama aplenty in Dr. Hyde Park today.

# strokestown - Monday 5 May, 2014

Tracing the 'missing 1490' who fled Strokestown during the Famine

A new project looks at the lives of the 1490 people who left Roscommon for Canada in 1847. What happened to them?

# strokestown - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Men questioned over Post Office raid and getaway car crash are released

An armed raid took place in Strokestown, Roscommon on Tuesday. The car used to escape from the scene was later crashed on the roadside.

# strokestown - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Armed raiders threatened staff during post office robbery

Two men were arrested after they stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the Roscommon post office this morning.

# strokestown - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Man dies and woman escapes unharmed after car crashes into a lake

The incident happened at Grange Lake in Co Roscommon in the early hours of this morning.

# strokestown - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

68-year-old man due in court over alleged false imprisonment

Gardaí investigating the alleged abduction of businessman Kevin McGeever arrested a man in Clontarf last night.

# strokestown - Friday 12 July, 2013

Teenager dies in fourth drowning this week

The 19-year-old drowned at a lake in county Roscommon last night.

# strokestown - Friday 28 June, 2013

Teenager due in court over Roscommon false imprisonment

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