Roscommon News

Man to go on trial for murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan in Castlerea

The 46-year-old man charged with the murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan in Castlerea in  June 2020 will go on...

One of the county’s oldest pubs up for sale

One of the county’s oldest pubs is up for sale. The well-known pub, Hamrock’s Bar and Lounge, in Brideswell, South...

Monday, 03/10/22 - 3:07pm Read More

Protest calls for closed local power station to reopen

There was a protest yesterday at the gates of the former power station at Lanesborough, calling for it to be...

Monday, 03/10/22 - 2:36pm Read More

Permission sought for three new houses in the county

Permission is being sought to build three new houses in the county town. Roscommon County Council received a planning application...

Monday, 03/10/22 - 11:13am Read More

Gardaí investigate two burglaries in the county

Gardaí are investigating two burglaries that happened in the same area of the county in recent days. The burglaries took...

Monday, 03/10/22 - 10:14am Read More

Major roadworks in the county scheduled to begin today

Major roadworks on one of the county’s main national primary routes are scheduled to begin today. Roadworks are due to...

Monday, 03/10/22 - 9:36am Read More

Gardaí appealing for witnesses following serious road traffic collision

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision involving a cyclist and a car on the N4...

Sunday, 02/10/22 - 8:05pm Read More

National News

Barrister sent forward for trial on alleged murder of man shot on farm

Tom Tuite A barrister has been sent forward for trial to the Central Criminal Court accused of murdering a man...

Man with Down syndrome ‘thrilled’ with election to senior position in Fianna Fáil

By Michelle Devane, PA A young man from Co Westmeath has said he is “overwhelmed” and “overjoyed” at becoming the...

Monday, 03/10/22 - 5:38pm Read More

Teacher who submitted false qualifications is removed from teacher’s register

High court reporters A teacher who submitted false certificates about his qualifications to the Teaching Council has had his name...

Monday, 03/10/22 - 5:14pm Read More

Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal over ban on garda court presenter system

High court reporters The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) against...

Monday, 03/10/22 - 5:12pm Read More

Dublin man jailed for trying to obtain Irish passport for UK organised crime group

Eimear Dodd A man who allowed his identity to be used as part of a scheme to obtain a passport...

Monday, 03/10/22 - 5:08pm Read More

Lordship Credit Union robbery trial moved to Special Criminal Court

Paul Neilan A man who was extradited from the UK accused of a robbery at Lordship Credit Union nine years...

Monday, 03/10/22 - 4:53pm Read More

Teenage boy who caused girl to fall off Howth Dart platform is put on probation

Isabel Hayes and Eimear Dodd A teenage boy who pushed his bike at a teenage girl on a Dart station,...

Monday, 03/10/22 - 4:42pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Fab Four revealed for senior football championship semi-finals

  Strokestown demonstrated all the resilience and courage they’re renowned for when two late goals saw off Oran in the...

‘True legend’ Moran goes out with a bang

  A hat-trick of goals to help his club preserve their senior status — it wasn’t a bad way for...

Saturday, 01/10/22 - 7:48pm Read More

Gaels blow championship race wide open

  Roscommon Gaels have dumped reigning county and provincial champions, Pádraig Pearses, out of the race for this year’s Fahey...

Saturday, 01/10/22 - 7:16pm Read More

Curran commits to Caulry for another season

  Former Roscommon goalkeeper, Shane Curran, has committed to Caulry for another season. The Westmeath club’s executive confirmed that the...

Thursday, 29/09/22 - 3:33pm Read More

Details of local club football championship semi-finals draw released

  While clubs around County Roscommon are busy preparing for a busy weekend of quarter-final championship action, their path to...

Thursday, 29/09/22 - 10:06am Read More

Leitrim recruit former Roscommon coach as part of 2023 management

  A former Roscommon coach has joined the Leitrim senior football management for 2023. Luke Bree was part of Anthony...

Wednesday, 28/09/22 - 9:50am Read More

Mixed news for Roscommon sisters ahead of European Championships

  The Irish women’s team for the upcoming European Boxing Championships contains mixed news for Roscommon sisters, Lisa and Aoife...

Wednesday, 28/09/22 - 9:32am Read More

National Sport

Records keep tumbling for Manchester City superstar Erling Haaland

By Tom White, PA Sport Data Journalist Erling Haaland’s latest hat-trick broke two Premier League records and left him firmly...

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff considering unscheduled trip to Japanese Grand Prix

Philip Duncan, PA F1 Correspondent, Singapore Mercedes boss Toto Wolff is considering an unscheduled trip to Japan this weekend to...

Monday, 03/10/22 - 12:45pm Read More

Manchester United must use pain of derby defeat to improve – Bruno Fernandes

Simon Peach, PA Chief Football Writer Bruno Fernandes says Manchester United must use the pain of Sunday’s 6-3 derby defeat...

Monday, 03/10/22 - 12:41pm Read More

Football rumours: Pedro Martins and Ruben Amorim in running for Wolves job

PA Sport Staff What the papers say Former Olympiacos coach Pedro Martins is expected to be a strong contender to...

Monday, 03/10/22 - 10:41am Read More

Christian Horner ‘absolutely confident’ Red Bull did not break F1 cost cap rules

Philip Duncan, PA F1 Correspondent, Singapore Christian Horner insists he is not facing a nervous wait to discover if Red...

Monday, 03/10/22 - 6:28am Read More

Roy Keane unhappy with ‘disrespect’ Man Utd show to Cristiano Ronaldo

PA Sport Staff Former Manchester United skipper Roy Keane has accused the club of “showing disrespect” to Cristiano Ronaldo by...

Monday, 03/10/22 - 6:27am Read More

Novak Djokovic lifts Tel Aviv Watergen Open title

PA Sport staff Novak Djokovic cruised to his 89th tour title as he beat Marin Cilic in straight sets to...

Monday, 03/10/22 - 6:26am Read More