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# strokestown - Monday 8 March, 2021

Man (30s) dies after car collides with lorry in Roscommon
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# Strokestown

Man (30s) dies after car collides with lorry in Roscommon

Mar 8th 2021, 3:54 PM 18,892 Views 1 Comment

The crash occurred this morning.

# strokestown - Friday 11 December, 2020

Woman (50s) dies after being struck by vehicle on N5 in Co Roscommon
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Woman (50s) dies after being struck by vehicle on N5 in Co Roscommon

Dec 11th 2020, 10:07 PM 19,208 Views 4 Comments

Gardaí said that the driver of the vehicle, a woman aged in her 60s, was uninjured.

# strokestown - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Two men remain in prison over refusal to comply with orders to stay away from controversial Roscommon farm
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# Strokestown

Two men remain in prison over refusal to comply with orders to stay away from controversial Roscommon farm

Nov 26th 2020, 5:43 PM 19,081 Views 0 Comments

Michael Anthony McGann, who owns the property, and retired garda Kevin Taylor were remanded in custody yesterday.

# strokestown - Friday 6 November, 2020

Judge orders arrest of persons occupying controversial repossessed farm
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# Strokestown

Judge orders arrest of persons occupying controversial repossessed farm

Nov 6th 2020, 5:13 PM 37,954 Views 0 Comments

The judge said it was clear that individuals were engaged in “a consorted effort to undermine an order of the High Court”.

# strokestown - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Controversial Roscommon farm still occupied by several persons, bank claims
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# Strokestown

Controversial Roscommon farm still occupied by several persons, bank claims

Nov 3rd 2020, 4:41 PM 24,291 Views 0 Comments

The occupation of the property is in direct defiance of orders previously granted by the High Court in favour of KBC.

# strokestown - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Male pedestrian (30s) killed in Roscommon road crash
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Male pedestrian (30s) killed in Roscommon road crash

Oct 22nd 2020, 11:04 AM 18,977 Views 2 Comments

It occurred on a stretch of the N5 near Strokestown on the Longford side.

# strokestown - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Court orders arrest of siblings over alleged failure to leave controversial Roscommon farm
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Court orders arrest of siblings over alleged failure to leave controversial Roscommon farm

Mar 10th 2020, 2:02 PM 27,716 Views 0 Comments

Private security operatives were forced from the property by a group of masked men in 2018.

# strokestown - Friday 14 February, 2020

KBC claims siblings are in contempt of court after failing to leave property at centre of controversial eviction
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

KBC claims siblings are in contempt of court after failing to leave property at centre of controversial eviction

Feb 14th 2020, 2:30 PM 22,394 Views 0 Comments

The High Court today heard the McGann family has not complied with a court order.

# strokestown - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Protesters gather inside Roscommon house at centre of eviction row
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Protesters gather inside Roscommon house at centre of eviction row

Nov 12th 2019, 4:35 PM 22,101 Views 0 Comments

A court ruled in October that KBC Bank was entitled to an injunction forcing the occupants to vacate the property.

# strokestown - Friday 11 October, 2019

Roscommon family in controversial eviction case given one month to leave home
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Roscommon family in controversial eviction case given one month to leave home

Oct 11th 2019, 12:50 PM 22,632 Views 0 Comments

The eviction gained national media attention last December.

# strokestown - Thursday 10 October, 2019

KBC seeks fresh injunction to force family at centre of controversial Strokestown eviction to leave property
# Falsk
# Falsk

KBC seeks fresh injunction to force family at centre of controversial Strokestown eviction to leave property

Oct 10th 2019, 6:49 PM 21,402 Views 0 Comments

The eviction gained national media attention last December.

# strokestown - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Eighth man arrested in connection with Strokestown eviction
# Eviction
# Eviction

Eighth man arrested in connection with Strokestown eviction

Apr 17th 2019, 10:47 PM 13,327 Views 0 Comments

The events in December followed the repossession of a property by private security personnel days earlier.

# strokestown - Monday 25 March, 2019

Seventh man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Seventh man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge

Updated Mar 25th 2019, 10:27 PM 16,062 Views 0 Comments

The events in December followed the repossession of a property by private security personnel days earlier.

# strokestown - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Paschal Donohoe met KBC to 'reassure' the bank of support after the Strokestown eviction
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Paschal Donohoe met KBC to 'reassure' the bank of support after the Strokestown eviction

Mar 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 31,917 Views 0 Comments

The bank was criticised for using private security agents to forcibly remove three siblings from their Roscommon home.

# strokestown - Friday 8 March, 2019

Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge

Mar 8th 2019, 8:01 AM 5,932 Views 0 Comments

He is the sixth person arrested as part of the investigation.

# strokestown - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Sixth person arrested in relation to Strokestown eviction incident
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Sixth person arrested in relation to Strokestown eviction incident

Mar 7th 2019, 12:03 PM 12,588 Views 0 Comments

The events followed the repossession of a property in December.

# strokestown - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Farmer lodges proceedings against KBC Bank over Strokestown Eviction
# Co Roscommon
# Co Roscommon

Farmer lodges proceedings against KBC Bank over Strokestown Eviction

Feb 27th 2019, 11:44 AM 19,865 Views 0 Comments

The bank is one of a number of parties whom farmer David McGann has lodged proceedings against.

# strokestown - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge

Updated Feb 6th 2019, 10:06 PM 15,541 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested earlier today following a search of a house in the Killoe area of Longford.

# strokestown - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Second man to appear in court over Strokestown eviction incident
# Courts
# Courts

Second man to appear in court over Strokestown eviction incident

Jan 12th 2019, 6:16 PM 11,556 Views 0 Comments

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

# strokestown - Friday 11 January, 2019

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 14,654 Views 0 Comments

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

# strokestown - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Man arrested in connection with Roscommon eviction
# December
# December

Man arrested in connection with Roscommon eviction

Jan 10th 2019, 12:25 PM 30,998 Views 51 Comments

The property was repossessed by private security personnel last month.

# strokestown - Monday 24 December, 2018

Have you seen Tomas? He's been missing from Strokestown since Wednesday
# Tomas Martinkus
# Tomas Martinkus

Have you seen Tomas? He's been missing from Strokestown since Wednesday

Dec 24th 2018, 12:05 PM 18,533 Views 4 Comments

He’s been missing since Wednesday.

# strokestown - Sunday 23 December, 2018

'Give families a chance to stay in their homes': Hundreds attend anti-eviction protest in Roscommon
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

'Give families a chance to stay in their homes': Hundreds attend anti-eviction protest in Roscommon

Dec 23rd 2018, 2:15 PM 22,202 Views 139 Comments

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice said politicians need to bring in legislation to make sure recent incidents are not repeated.

# strokestown - Friday 21 December, 2018

Two men arrested in relation to Strokestown incident released without charge
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Two men arrested in relation to Strokestown incident released without charge

Dec 21st 2018, 11:51 AM 12,947 Views 60 Comments

A file is being prepared for the DPP.

# strokestown - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Roscommon eviction: Gardaí conduct search operation after Sunday's violent scenes
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# Strokestown

Roscommon eviction: Gardaí conduct search operation after Sunday's violent scenes

Dec 19th 2018, 12:52 PM 24,868 Views 208 Comments

Gardaí are investigating an incident of criminal damage and assault that occurred on Sunday morning.

# strokestown - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Roscommon eviction family say they're 'disappointed' in Varadkar's Dáil comments
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Roscommon eviction family say they're 'disappointed' in Varadkar's Dáil comments

Dec 18th 2018, 10:29 PM 43,899 Views 86 Comments

The McGann family say that they have been left “shocked” by the ordeal that had been “thrust upon them”.

Garda Commissioner: My officers would not stand by and watch violence at an eviction
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Garda Commissioner: My officers would not stand by and watch violence at an eviction

Dec 18th 2018, 4:48 PM 73,720 Views 141 Comments

Drew Harris said gardaí are in attendance at these types of incidents specifically to prevent violence.

Siblings at centre of Roscommon eviction case move back into home
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Siblings at centre of Roscommon eviction case move back into home

Dec 18th 2018, 10:49 AM 41,234 Views 15 Comments

A family friend said they had been traumatised by the incident.

# strokestown - Monday 17 December, 2018

Taoiseach condemns 'vigilante' attack on repossessed farm house in Roscommon
# Highly Organised
# Highly Organised

Taoiseach condemns 'vigilante' attack on repossessed farm house in Roscommon

Dec 17th 2018, 6:00 PM 55,056 Views 304 Comments

Sinn Féin has condemned the tactics used by KBC in repossessing the property.

Local TDs condemn attack on repossessed Roscommon farmhouse, but call for negotiations to keep family in home
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Local TDs condemn attack on repossessed Roscommon farmhouse, but call for negotiations to keep family in home

Dec 17th 2018, 7:44 AM 46,222 Views 246 Comments

The incident took place in a farmhouse outside of Strokestown in the county early yesterday morning.

# strokestown - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Eight injured, vehicles torched and dog killed after raid on repossessed farmhouse in Roscommon
# Falsk
# Falsk

Eight injured, vehicles torched and dog killed after raid on repossessed farmhouse in Roscommon

Updated Dec 16th 2018, 5:50 PM 170,241 Views 373 Comments

A number of vehicles were set on fire and a dog was also seriously injured.

# strokestown - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Pedestrian (70s) dies following road collision in Co Roscommon
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Pedestrian (70s) dies following road collision in Co Roscommon

Oct 11th 2018, 9:52 PM 15,046 Views 1 Comment

The female driver of the car was not injured.

# strokestown - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon

Aug 14th 2018, 10:30 AM 15,491 Views 11 Comments

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
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Appeal for witnesses after Roscommon bank robbery

Apr 21st 2018, 6:11 PM 9,585 Views 6 Comments

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
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Search underway after armed robbery at bank in Roscommon

Apr 20th 2018, 7:25 PM 15,836 Views 17 Comments

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
# The Missing 1490
# The Missing 1490

PHOTOS: Tracing the footsteps of one of the Great Famine's darkest chapters

Apr 23rd 2015, 12:18 AM 14,686 Views 35 Comments

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
# An Egg A Day
# An Egg A Day

Ireland's oldest man has died, aged 108

Nov 10th 2014, 10:03 PM 43,406 Views 38 Comments

Luke Dolan passed away in his native Roscommon yesterday.

# strokestown - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Pearse's advance but Gaels and Castlerea must do it all again in Roscommon SFC
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# Roscommon SFC

Pearse's advance but Gaels and Castlerea must do it all again in Roscommon SFC

Sep 14th 2014, 7:33 PM 3,516 Views 0 Comments

There was drama aplenty in Dr. Hyde Park today.

# strokestown - Monday 5 May, 2014

Tracing the 'missing 1490' who fled Strokestown during the Famine
# Hidden History
# Hidden History

Tracing the 'missing 1490' who fled Strokestown during the Famine

May 5th 2014, 9:45 AM 26,775 Views 14 Comments

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
# Roscommon Thieves
# Roscommon Thieves

Men questioned over Post Office raid and getaway car crash are released

Mar 6th 2014, 10:45 AM 6,132 Views 16 Comments

An armed raid took place in Strokestown, Roscommon on Tuesday. The car used to escape from the scene was later crashed on the roadside.

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