Roscommon News

Thirteen people rescued on board stranded boats this weekend

    The Lough Ree RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew went to the aid of thirteen people as it responded to three separate call-outs on the northern waters of the lake over the past weekend. The most significant event was on...

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Covid 19: 315 new cases confirmed

  A further 315 cases of Coronavirus have been confirmed nationally, according to the Department of Health. There are 62...

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Covid: 315 new cases as pharmacists to start administering vaccines

A further 315 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in the Republic on Sunday. Meanwhile, there are 62 people in...

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Tenants being identified for new Roscommon houses

   Plans are being finalised for the roll-out of two new social housing developments in Roscommon Town. The first of...

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Miscarriage Story: ‘Up until her death at 83 she never forgot that loss’

      Recently the Irish Examiner asked readers to share their experiences of miscarriage. Below is the memory of...

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Keeping the home fires burning

  By Darragh Kelly You might be forgiven for thinking that the workload of the Roscommon Race Committee would have...

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County Roscommon native hangs up her Garda hat after 40 years service

Ballinagare, County Roscommon native Garda Maria Guihen last week retired from An Garda Siochana after 40 years of service. Garda...

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Covid: 431 cases confirmed as concerns remain over local surges and variants

A further 431 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in the Republic on Saturday. The number of people in hospital...

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Roscommon property could become your forever home

Despite this property coming to the market in a very good state of repair if you are in the market...

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Harmac Medical purchases Castlerea property

A prime commercial property at the Demesne in Castlerea, formerly owned by Brothers of Charity, has been sold to local...

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National News

Dublin Mountains manor that once housed on-the-run Irish rebels for €2.7m

Sarah Mooney Set on 65 acres of private woods and parklands where deer roam free in the Dublin Mountains, a manor that once housed on-the-run Irish rebels is on offer for €2.7 million. Past and present stand side by side...

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Sunday officially hottest day of year as Met Éireann reveals warmest locations

Sunday is officially the hottest day of the year to date, according to forecaster Met Éireann. The forecaster tweeted this...

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Political crisis looms as Sinn Féin accuses Poots of ‘bad faith’ on Irish language

By Jonathan McCambridge, PA Sinn Féin has accused DUP leader Edwin Poots of acting in “bad faith”, and said that...

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Ireland ‘seriously’ examining new travel restrictions for Britain over Delta variant

The Irish Government is considering increasing quarantine requirements for travellers from Britain amid concern over the Delta Covid-19 variant, Minister...

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‘Those closest to you are the ones you can’t talk to’: Mental health stigma in the black community

Kenneth Fox The Covid lockdowns have been incredibly tough for people’s mental health and the ramifications are likely to be...

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Roscommon Sport

Roscommon relegated after failing to ignite in Armagh

  Roscommon will be playing Division Two football in 2022 after being comprehensively beaten by Armagh, 1-17 to 0-11, at the Athletic grounds. Roscommon started with intent, moving into a 0-5 to 0-1 lead after 13 minutes with Diarmuid and...

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Questions surrounding Roscommon to be answered in Armagh

  By Ian Cooney Choosing the right road in sport, as in life, is never simple, even when you know...

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Roscommon rally to turn the tables on Tyrone

  The Roscommon junior camogie team have qualified for the Littlewoods Division Four League final following a hard-earned 1-14 to...

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Roscommon unchanged for Armagh showdown

  Anthony Cunningham has named the same 15 that started against Kerry for Sunday’s crucial Division One relegation play-off against...

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Relishing the prospect of brighter days

    Defender Rachel Dolan chats to Roscommon Herald Sports Editor IAN COONEY about the current renaissance of Roscommon camogie,...

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National Sport

Hurling League: Galway top group standings after victory over Cork

Galway are Division 1 Group A winners in the Allianz National Hurling League after Sunday’s action. We have the results of today’s meetings below. Cork 2-23 Galway 3-25 An impressive second-half performance from Galway led them to victory over Cork...

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Euro 2020: Sterling fires England to victory over Croatia at Wembley

By Simon Peach, PA Chief Football Writer Raheem Sterling’s first major tournament goal got England’s Euro 2020 campaign off to...

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Fans at stadium describe ‘stunned silence’ after Christian Eriksen collapse

By Edd Dracott, PA Fans who attended the Euro 2020 game between Denmark and Finland have described the moment the...

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Euro 2020: Section of England fans defy pleas not to boo players taking the knee at Wembley

By Mark Mann-Bryans, PA A minority of England fans once again defied calls not to jeer the players as they...

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Explained: The arguments for and against taking the knee

James Cox Taking the knee may be a simple anti-racism gesture, but it has caused social and political controversy lately....

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