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# Courts
Men jailed over failure to stay away from Roscommon farm seek release from prison
The case has been heard before the High Court.
# strokestown
Man (30s) dies after car collides with lorry in Roscommon
The crash occurred this morning.
# strokestown
Woman (50s) dies after being struck by vehicle on N5 in Co Roscommon
Gardaí said that the driver of the vehicle, a woman aged in her 60s, was uninjured.
# strokestown
Two men remain in prison over refusal to comply with orders to stay away from controversial Roscommon farm
Michael Anthony McGann, who owns the property, and retired garda Kevin Taylor were remanded in custody yesterday.
# strokestown
Judge orders arrest of persons occupying controversial repossessed farm
The judge said it was clear that individuals were engaged in “a consorted effort to undermine an order of the High Court”.
# strokestown
Controversial Roscommon farm still occupied by several persons, bank claims
The occupation of the property is in direct defiance of orders previously granted by the High Court in favour of KBC.
# strokestown
Male pedestrian (30s) killed in Roscommon road crash
It occurred on a stretch of the N5 near Strokestown on the Longford side.
# strokestown
Court orders arrest of siblings over alleged failure to leave controversial Roscommon farm
Private security operatives were forced from the property by a group of masked men in 2018.
# strokestown
KBC claims siblings are in contempt of court after failing to leave property at centre of controversial eviction
The High Court today heard the McGann family has not complied with a court order.
# strokestown
Protesters gather inside Roscommon house at centre of eviction row
A court ruled in October that KBC Bank was entitled to an injunction forcing the occupants to vacate the property.
# strokestown
Roscommon family in controversial eviction case given one month to leave home
The eviction gained national media attention last December.
# Falsk
KBC seeks fresh injunction to force family at centre of controversial Strokestown eviction to leave property
The eviction gained national media attention last December.
# 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.
# 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.
# Co Roscommon
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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# December
Man arrested in connection with Roscommon eviction
The property was repossessed by private security personnel last month.
# tomas martinkus
Have you seen Tomas? He's been missing from Strokestown since Wednesday
He’s been missing since Wednesday.
# 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.
# strokestown
Two men arrested in relation to Strokestown incident released without charge
A file is being prepared for the DPP.
# 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.
# 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.
# strokestown
Pedestrian (70s) dies following road collision in Co Roscommon
The female driver of the car was not injured.
# heritage hotspots
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
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
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.
# the missing 1490
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.
# An Egg a Day
Ireland's oldest man has died, aged 108
Luke Dolan passed away in his native Roscommon yesterday.
# 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.
# hidden history
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?