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# 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.