The man, who is a former GAA coach from the midlands, had fought extradition from the USA in a court in Albany, New York. However, the Judge who was hearing the case has just delivered his judgement that the man shall be extradited back to Ireland to face the charges. The man cannot be named for legal reasons and is facing almost 400 charges relating to allegations of abuse of two teenagers over a number of years.
Fine Gael Senator, Frank Feighan, has announced that he will not now be seeking a party nomination to contest the next General Election in the Roscommon-Galway constituency.
Senator Maura Hopkins has confirmed she will be seeking the Fine Gael nomination to run in Roscommon-Galway at the next General Election. The Senator, who is originally from Ballaghaderreen in West Roscommon, is a former County Councillor.
Ballyfarnon’s Kilronan Castle has been named one of the best caste estate hotels in the country. The wonderful North Roscommon property has taken home a Gold Excellence Award for ‘Best Hotel Accommodation’ the CIE international Annual Awards of Excellence.
Beautiful Roscommon village has been abandoned on the fringes, with no strong political representation in its locality.
Martin O'Toole of Stripe, Irishtown, Claremorris, Co Mayo, who has been charged with trespassing and burglary in relation to an incident which is alleged to have taken place at a repossessed farmhouse in Strokestown in mid-December 2018, has been remanded on continuing High Court bail until March 15th.