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#Castlerea

# castlerea - Last month November 2022

Jury begin deliberations in Stephen Silver murder trial
# Colm Horkan
# Colm Horkan

Jury begin deliberations in Stephen Silver murder trial

Nov 15th 2022, 5:17 PM 8,857 Views 0 Comments

Silver (46) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan on 17 June 2020.

'Unsafe' to convict Stephen Silver of murder, says defence barrister
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

'Unsafe' to convict Stephen Silver of murder, says defence barrister

Updated Nov 9th 2022, 7:42 PM 32,796 Views 0 Comments

Silver (46) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan on 17 June 2020.

Silver's mental disorder 'contributed significantly' to Colm Horkan shooting says psychiatrist
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

Silver's mental disorder 'contributed significantly' to Colm Horkan shooting says psychiatrist

Nov 2nd 2022, 7:31 PM 13,650 Views 0 Comments

The doctor agreed under cross-examination that Stephen Silver had repeatedly decided not to take medication

# castlerea - This year 2022

Garda Colm Horkan helped to have man accused of his murder admitted to psychiatric unit in 2003
# Colm Horkan
# Colm Horkan

Garda Colm Horkan helped to have man accused of his murder admitted to psychiatric unit in 2003

Oct 25th 2022, 5:53 PM 21,396 Views 0 Comments

Due to Stephen Silver’s behaviour, it was deemed appropriate to admit him to the local psychiatric unit, the court heard.

Psychiatrist who assessed Garda murder accused found 'no evidence of acute mental illness'
# Colm Horkan
# Colm Horkan

Psychiatrist who assessed Garda murder accused found 'no evidence of acute mental illness'

Oct 24th 2022, 7:18 PM 17,115 Views 0 Comments

He had assessed garda murder accused Stephen Silver hours after the shooting of Garda Colm Horkan.

Court told man accused of Det Colm Horkan murder said deceased 'wasn't a very good' detective
# Courts
# Courts

Court told man accused of Det Colm Horkan murder said deceased 'wasn't a very good' detective

Oct 12th 2022, 6:41 PM 15,993 Views 0 Comments

A Garda sergeant told the court: ‘I said you are after shooting a Detective Garda and his reply to that was,’well, he wasn’t a very good one’

Man in his 60s injured after Co Roscommon aggravated burglary
# Ballintober
# Ballintober

Man in his 60s injured after Co Roscommon aggravated burglary

Aug 23rd 2022, 12:05 PM 17,471 Views 8 Comments

A group of men fled the scene with a sum of cash.

# castlerea - Last year 2021

Appeal for witnesses after woman struck by van in Roscommon
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

Appeal for witnesses after woman struck by van in Roscommon

Dec 10th 2021, 2:09 PM 10,317 Views 0 Comments

The woman was seriously injured and is being treated at Beaumont Hospital.

Memorial plaques honouring Garda Colm Horkan unveiled in Roscommon
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

Memorial plaques honouring Garda Colm Horkan unveiled in Roscommon

Jun 19th 2021, 1:52 PM 12,228 Views 0 Comments

Colm Horkan was shot dead when he intervened in an unfolding incident on 17 June 2020.

# castlerea - All time

Gardaí seize three fully loaded pistols after stopping vehicle in Roscommon
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

Gardaí seize three fully loaded pistols after stopping vehicle in Roscommon

Oct 1st 2020, 6:49 AM 21,582 Views 7 Comments

A man in his 30s was arrested and a small quantity of heroin was also located and seized.

Man appears in court charged with murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Man appears in court charged with murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan

Updated Jun 19th 2020, 10:52 PM 166,759 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Silver (43), of Aughavard, Foxford, Co Mayo was charged this evening.

'A garda's garda, and a proper gentleman': Investigations continue into shooting of Detective Garda Colm Horkan
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

'A garda's garda, and a proper gentleman': Investigations continue into shooting of Detective Garda Colm Horkan

Jun 19th 2020, 6:05 AM 28,483 Views 33 Comments

Investigations continue into the killing of Garda Horkan, who was shot dead in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Taoiseach says Detective Garda Colm Horkan 'gave his life protecting the community'
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

Taoiseach says Detective Garda Colm Horkan 'gave his life protecting the community'

Updated Jun 18th 2020, 4:24 PM 205,678 Views 74 Comments

The on-duty garda died following an incident in Castlerea which happened shortly before midnight.

Parish priest: Colleagues of Detective Colm Horkan prayed around him after he died
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

Parish priest: Colleagues of Detective Colm Horkan prayed around him after he died

Jun 18th 2020, 4:01 PM 32,365 Views 7 Comments

Detective Garda Colm Horkan was shot dead in the early hours of this morning.

'An attack upon society': Garda Commissioner appeals for information on shooting of Colm Horkan
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

'An attack upon society': Garda Commissioner appeals for information on shooting of Colm Horkan

Jun 18th 2020, 1:37 PM 29,054 Views 36 Comments

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris was speaking in Castlerea today.

'Their loss is colossal': Locals describe 'absolute gentleman' detective who was shot and killed overnight in Roscommon
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

'Their loss is colossal': Locals describe 'absolute gentleman' detective who was shot and killed overnight in Roscommon

Jun 18th 2020, 12:45 PM 41,018 Views 22 Comments

Detective Garda Colm Horkan died after he was shot on duty in Castlerea.

'Absolutely devastating': Tributes paid after death of Detective Garda Colm Horkan in Roscommon shooting
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

'Absolutely devastating': Tributes paid after death of Detective Garda Colm Horkan in Roscommon shooting

Updated Jun 18th 2020, 8:58 AM 69,416 Views 43 Comments

“Our thoughts today are with all those grieving as a result of this tragic incident,” said Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

Search for missing Co Roscommon woman stood down
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Search for missing Co Roscommon woman stood down

Jan 6th 2020, 4:32 PM 97,055 Views 6 Comments

Valerie Hough has been located and the case is being treated as a personal tragedy.

Johnny Ward: Irish racing can be proud of new horse welfare programme for prisoners
# Column
From The42
# Column

Johnny Ward: Irish racing can be proud of new horse welfare programme for prisoners

Oct 18th 2019, 1:22 PM 3,478 Views 1 Comment

The first sod has been turned to begin work on a new facility in Castlerea.

Man charged after gardaí caught him outside prison in possession of drone, mobiles, and 440 pills
# Castlerea Prison
# Castlerea Prison

Man charged after gardaí caught him outside prison in possession of drone, mobiles, and 440 pills

Apr 12th 2019, 4:39 PM 9,343 Views 0 Comments

A woman in her 40s has been released without charge.

Gardaí arrest couple outside prison in possession of drone, cannabis, mobiles, and 440 pills
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

Gardaí arrest couple outside prison in possession of drone, cannabis, mobiles, and 440 pills

Apr 11th 2019, 4:36 PM 18,095 Views 25 Comments

The drone was in the process of being set up.

Man appears in court and a second man arrested in connection with Strokestown incident
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Man appears in court and a second man arrested in connection with Strokestown incident

Jan 11th 2019, 1:54 PM 14,682 Views 0 Comments

The incident in question concerns a property in Falsk was repossessed by private security personnel on 16 December.

Incident in which garda was hospitalised being investigated by GSOC
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

Incident in which garda was hospitalised being investigated by GSOC

Dec 13th 2018, 11:21 AM 21,733 Views 17 Comments

The incident happened at around 1am in the Rose Lawn area of Castlerea, Co Roscommon.

On duty garda suffers injuries after early morning assault
# Assault
# Assault

On duty garda suffers injuries after early morning assault

Dec 9th 2018, 1:29 PM 56,538 Views 53 Comments

The garda is understood to have been responding to a call.

Inquiry ordered into continued detention of Donegal-based Chinese take-away owner
# Unlawful Detention
# Unlawful Detention

Inquiry ordered into continued detention of Donegal-based Chinese take-away owner

Apr 4th 2018, 6:15 AM 32,223 Views 23 Comments

He has been detained in prison since 25 March.

Woman in her 80s dies after single-vehicle crash in Roscommon
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

Woman in her 80s dies after single-vehicle crash in Roscommon

Oct 25th 2016, 1:29 PM 10,856 Views 3 Comments

The car she was driving hit a wall on Sunday.

Forget the Galway Races, Roscommon had something much more interesting on last night
# On The Pig's Back
From The Daily Edge
# On The Pig's Back

Forget the Galway Races, Roscommon had something much more interesting on last night

Jul 30th 2016, 8:58 AM 6,596 Views 0 Comments

It was the annual pig race in Castlerea.

16 of the most Roscommon things that have ever happened
# The Rossies
From The Daily Edge
# The Rossies

16 of the most Roscommon things that have ever happened

Feb 10th 2016, 1:01 PM 13,633 Views 0 Comments

H’on the Rossies.

Pics: Dozens of firefighters battle bogland wildfire for twelve hours
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Pics: Dozens of firefighters battle bogland wildfire for twelve hours

Apr 20th 2015, 1:54 PM 11,622 Views 9 Comments

The fire was brought under control by midnight last night.

David Coleman found safe and well in Roscommon
# Missing
# Missing

David Coleman found safe and well in Roscommon

Jan 9th 2015, 12:30 PM 32,947 Views 24 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance.

This Roscommon deli-owner spent €1,000 of his own money to install a clean water system
# Roscommon-South Leitrim
# Roscommon-South Leitrim

This Roscommon deli-owner spent €1,000 of his own money to install a clean water system

Oct 1st 2014, 7:15 AM 18,705 Views 26 Comments

The owner of Benny’s Deli, on Castlerea’s Main Street, grew tired of constant ‘boil water’ notices in the town and decided to take matters into his own hands.

Water meters installed in Castlerea despite four years of boil water notices
# Contamination
# Contamination

Water meters installed in Castlerea despite four years of boil water notices

Mar 21st 2014, 3:21 PM 12,582 Views 63 Comments

A local councillor said it was “unacceptable” that the issues with water contamination was not fixed before the meters were put in.

Two-year-old boy seriously injured in Roscommon car crash
# Crash
# Crash

Two-year-old boy seriously injured in Roscommon car crash

Jan 20th 2014, 8:48 PM 16,347 Views 20 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witness to the two-car collision.

Watch: Ming Flanagan challenges Minister to drink glass of 'glorified piss' (water)
# Ming's Challenge
# Ming's Challenge

Watch: Ming Flanagan challenges Minister to drink glass of 'glorified piss' (water)

Dec 19th 2013, 12:12 PM 57,969 Views 384 Comments

The independent TD could be in trouble with Dáil authorities after an outburst in the chamber this morning.

Man in his 70s dies after car collides with lorry
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Man in his 70s dies after car collides with lorry

Oct 10th 2013, 8:41 PM 9,270 Views 8 Comments

It happened on the N5 in Roscommon at around 10am today.

Teenager due in court over Roscommon false imprisonment
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Teenager due in court over Roscommon false imprisonment

Jun 28th 2013, 9:52 AM 8,604 Views 3 Comments

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

Campaigner against Corrib gas pipeline 'on hunger strike' in prison
# Rossport
# Rossport

Campaigner against Corrib gas pipeline 'on hunger strike' in prison

Jun 20th 2013, 7:24 PM 7,832 Views 0 Comments

Rossport campaigners say Liam Heffernan was arrested for blocking construction vehicles.

Man and woman killed in fatal Roscommon shootings
# Cloonfad
# Cloonfad

Man and woman killed in fatal Roscommon shootings

Feb 11th 2012, 9:30 AM 10,256 Views 27 Comments

A 44-year-old man and 30-year-old woman were found dead in two cars in Cloonfad, Co Roscommon, last night.

Harmac to create 100 jobs in Roscommon
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Harmac to create 100 jobs in Roscommon

May 16th 2011, 11:49 AM 921 Views 0 Comments

US technologies company Harmac has announced plans to create 100 jobs in Co Roscommon over the next five years.

Man to appear in court following Roscommon robbery
# Courts
# Courts

Man to appear in court following Roscommon robbery

Feb 18th 2011, 2:53 PM 1,004 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 20s appears before Castlerea District Court following Wednesday’s armed raid on the local post office.