Loss of broadband scheme ‘catastrophic’

Prospective Independent candidate for the Roscommon South Leitrim by-election Tom Crosby has said the news that the National Broadband Scheme is set to end this week is “catastrophic for the people of rural Ireland.” The state-funded scheme was set up to provide broadband to rural areas that were unable to receive a service through existing …

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Roscommon Native, Pearl Crosby Dillon, Gets New Shot At Life Thanks To County’s Relationship With City Of Downey


This story dates back to October 18, 2013 A sister-city relationship between County Roscommon and the city of Downey gave 37-year-old Roscommon native, Pearl Crosby Dillon, with a dangerous tumor a new shot at life. Pearl Crosby-Dillon, the daughter of Cllr. Tom Crosby, was told by her doctors that they had discovered a tumor buried deep …

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Roscommon’s City Of Downey’s Connection Leads To Chance Timing That May Save Roscommon Natives Life


This article dates back to September 24, 2013. The chance relationship between Roscommon County and the city of Downey in Los Angeles led to a coincidence in timing that may have saved Roscommon native, Pearl Crosby Dillon’s life. Pearl Crosby-Dillon, 37, is a mother of two and the daughter of Cllr. Tom Crosby. Crosby-Dillon was short …

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