Roscommon News

Friday is D-Day for election candidates

  On Friday voters from across Roscommon will go to the polls to elect 18 people to Roscommon County Council. At least three new members of the authority will be elected following the retirements of outgoing councillors Michael Creaton, Rachel Doherty, and Paddy...

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AIT to provide third-level course in Castlerea

  A third-level course is to be delivered by Athlone Institute of Technology in Castlerea. This week, Cllr Nigel Dineen...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 9:43am Read More

Brave Tracey is laid to rest

The beautiful blue skies and animated birdsong seemed at odds with the grief expressed at the untimely death of cancer...

Tuesday, 14/05/19 - 12:40pm Read More

Priest fatally injured

  There was shock and sadness in the Drumboylan area this week following the tragic death of a priest over...

Tuesday, 14/05/19 - 12:39pm Read More

Fatal Hit and Run Collision in Keadue

Gardaí at Boyle County Roscommon are investigating a fatal hit and run traffic collision which occurred in Keadue Co Roscommon...

Sunday, 12/05/19 - 9:08am Read More

National News

Memorial service to be held for Mount Everest climber Séamus Lawless

Séamus Lawless A memorial service is to be on Monday for a father-of-one who died just hours after summiting the world’s highest mountain. The search for missing father of one and Trinity College Professor Séamus ‘Shay’ Lawless who had been...

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Search continues for fisherman missing off Wexford coast

File photo A search is continuing this morning for a fisherman missing off the Wexford Coast. The 45-year-old man was...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 11:45am Read More

Man, 32, arrested on suspicion of membership of proscribed organisation

A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of membership of a proscribed organisation. The man was arrested as part...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 10:05am Read More

Concerns raised over traffic at summit of Everest as death toll rises

Concerns are being raised over traffic jams at the summit of Mount Everest as the death toll on the mountain...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 8:45am Read More

#Elections2019: Exit polls show surge of support for Greens as sorting of votes due to get underway

The sorting of votes in the European and Local Elections will get underway at 9am this morning. The European election...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 7:35am Read More

Roscommon Sport

Something different required to catch Mayo off guard

    At the end of the press night ahead of the Leitrim game, Roscommon senior football captain Enda Smith was asked about the prospect of facing Mayo. Naturally, Smith didn’t want to look that far down the road as...

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‘To win the double is special’ – Moran

  For St. Peter’s manager Padraig Moran, the closing stages of this season have been an emotional time. Moran was...

Monday, 20/05/19 - 5:27pm Read More

‘Leitrim’s league campaign helped us’

The dressing rooms were still cloudy with steam from the post-match showers last Sunday afternoon in Dr. Hyde Park when...

Monday, 13/05/19 - 5:32pm Read More

‘It’s the stuff of dreams for us’

  Over the course of what was ultimately a very successful league campaign during last spring, there were several games...

Monday, 13/05/19 - 5:28pm Read More

Leitrim need to rediscover competitive streak

When the draw was made for the 2019 Connacht Senior Football Championship, the abiding image from the RTE studios was...

Tuesday, 07/05/19 - 10:00am Read More

National Sport

Airtricity League wrap: 10-man Bohs suffer late defeat

There is no change at the top of the Premier Division this evening as both Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers recorded victories tonight. At Oriel Park, Sean Hoare scored in the final minute of regular time to earn a 1-0 win...

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Cullen apologises for Warriors and Rangers remark

Leo Cullen has apologised for comments made last week when he suggested that all of Glasgow Warriors’ players were Rangers...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 2:45pm Read More

Sexton recalled for Leinster’s Pro14 title defence against Glasgow

Johnny Sexton has been recalled to the Leinster team for tomorrow’s Guinness Pro14 final against Glasgow at Celtic Park. The...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 12:35pm Read More

Paul Dunne and Michael Hoey in contention after first round in Made In Denmark event

Paul Dunne and Michael Hoey are both just two shots off the lead following the opening day of the Made...

Thursday, 23/05/19 - 9:20pm Read More

PSG president Al-Khelaifi charged with corruption, lawyers confirm

Paris St Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been charged with corruption by French authorities, his lawyers have confirmed. File photo...

Thursday, 23/05/19 - 3:45pm Read More