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Strokestown man declares interest in running in 2019 local elections

emmett-corocran-2018Well-known Strokestown community activist Emmett Corcoran has revealed his intention to stand as an Independent in next year’s local elections. A web-designer by profession, he stood in the Roscommon-South Leitrim by-election in 2017, securing more than 1,200 first-preference votes. The 25-year-old is also the secretary of Strokestown Town Team and is a former parliamentary assistant […]

Strokestown businessman hopes to contest local elections

emmett-corcoranWell-known Strokestown community activist Emmett Corcoran has revealed his intention to stand as an Independent in next year’s local elections. A web-designer by profession, he stood in the Roscommon-South Leitrim by-election in 2017, securing more than 1,200 first-preference votes. The 25-year-old is also the secretary of Strokestown Town Team and is a former parliamentary assistant […]

Dromod business premises sells for only €65,000

The premises at Dromod that sold for €65,000 comprises a retail unit and apartment overhead (Photo: BidX1)A retail unit and apartment at Dromod has sold for only €65,000 in a BidX1 auction. The 1,200-square-foot property in Clos na Coiste, formerly Walsh Properties, had a guide price of €45,000, but after a bidding war last Thursday, it was purchased for €20,000 more.   Another Shannonside property that featured in the catalogue was […]

Solicitor of Roscommon woman awarded €5m after HSE case warns lessons not being learned

Solicitor Damien Tansey and  Carla Surlis - pic via TV3 NewsA Sligo solicitor who represented the Surlis family from Roscommon in their case against the HSE says lessons are not being learned when it comes to medical negligence. Damien Tansey was speaking after the High Court yesterday awarded €5 million euro to Bernadette Surlis from Strokestown who suffered life-changing injuries after not being properly diagnosed […]

Scramogue man wins Roscommon entrepreneur competition

Scramogue's Scott Hunter won the 'best established business' and overall award today (Photo: LEO Roscommon)The winners of the Roscommon County Final of the Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition have been announced this evening in the Abbey Hotel. Scott Hunter, from Scramogue, Strokestown, was crowned the overall winner and the 32-year-old also won the ‘best established business’ category for his company – NCLS Crane & Lifting Services – for which […]

Bypass to present ‘huge challenge’ to Strokestown

There are concerns Strokestown Park House could be adversely affected by the N5 upgradeA well-known Strokestown businesswoman has expressed concern about the impact the new bypass will have the area. Caroilin Callery notes the effect similar road upgrades have had on other towns. Yesterday the government gave approval for a major upgrade of the N5 between Ballaghaderreen and Scramogue. The multimillion-euro project is to go to An Bord […]

Judge refuses to ‘criminalise’ Strokestown man found guilty of shooting dear

fallow-deerA judge has stated that the state agency responsible for wildlife is not doing enough to kill sufficient numbers of deer, resulting in motorists facing the danger of deer landing on their car bonnets. Judge Patrick Durcan made his comment at Killaloe District Court after a Co Roscommon man pleaded guilty to hunting deer without […]

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