Roscommon News

Almost 3 years on, Castlerea Fire Station’s fate remains undecided

The fate of Castlerea Fire Station remains undecided following a meeting with council officials and firefighters on Monday morning. A risk management review on the operation of the station, including an update on the area risk categorisation of the fireground covering Castlerea, is...

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26 homeless cases in Roscommon

A total of 26 cases of homelessness were reported in the county for the third quarter of this year, members...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 1:10pm Read More

Boyle teen rescues man from local river

The bravery of a 15-year-old Boyle student whose quick thinking saved a man from drowning in the Boyle River on...

Tuesday, 15/10/19 - 9:43am Read More

Meeting to discuss report into future of Castlerea Fire Station

Personnel from Castlerea Fire Station, which has remained closed for nearly three years, will attend a meeting with senior council...

Tuesday, 15/10/19 - 9:37am Read More

Man hospitalised after teen rescues him from Boyle river

A man in his 40s has been taken to hospital after a dramatic river rescue in Boyle this afternoon. It...

Friday, 11/10/19 - 8:11pm Read More

National News

Friends stole keg of Guinness by wheeling it in shopping trolley

By Noel Baker A group of friends stole a keg of Guinness by wheeling it down the road to a house in a shopping trolley. Faye Moss aged 25, of 6 Home Rule Tce, Skibbereen, Co Cork, pleaded guilty to...

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Woman with cervical cancer sues after smear test indicated no abnormality

By Ann O’Loughlin A woman who was diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer in 2013, just over a year after her...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 5:45pm Read More

Shocking footage shows tourists being robbed at gunpoint near Guinness Storehouse

Image: Liveline/RTÉ Radio 1 Footage has emerged reportedly showing a tourist couple being robbed at gunpoint in Dublin. The incident,...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 2:15pm Read More

One third of fast-track housing developments refused planning in last two years

A third of applications for fast-track housing developments in the last two years have been turned down. An Bord Pleanála...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 2:05pm Read More

Zoos may be required to provide records of how many animals have died while in their care

By Darragh McDonagh Zoos may be required to provide inspectors with copies of inventories showing how many animals died in...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 2:05pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Kilbride face daunting task

They may be in a Connacht final, but provincial glory is still a long way away for the Kilbride senior ladies’ team, who face the daunting task of trying to bridge the 8-19 to 0-3 gap that existed between themselves...

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Four Roads primed for provincial assault

Four Roads will hope to make a triumphant return to Connacht competition this Sunday afternoon in Athleague when they take...

Monday, 21/10/19 - 5:22pm Read More

‘Crucial calls went against us’ – McHugh

    As the game entered the last few minutes in Castlebar last Saturday night, any player that was expending...

Monday, 21/10/19 - 5:21pm Read More

Oran braced for journey across familiar territory

      The anti-climax of a drawn county final usually results in muted responses from the main protagonists. The...

Monday, 21/10/19 - 5:18pm Read More

Whirlwind week for Carlos off to great start

        Dessie Carlos should have been halfway across the Atlantic Ocean as he picked up his Player...

Monday, 21/10/19 - 5:16pm Read More

National Sport

Troy Parrott scores four goals for Tottenham in UEFA Youth League

By Stephen Barry Troy Parrott has doubled his goal tally in the UEFA Youth League, scoring four times for Tottenham this afternoon. Spurs’ U19s hammered Red Star Belgrade 9-2, with the 17-year-old Dubliner adding to his growing reputation as one...

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Referee Jaco Peyper not selected for Rugby World Cup semi-finals after photo row

Referee Jaco Peyper was not considered for a World Cup semi-final appointment after an “inappropriate” picture of him with Welsh...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 8:35am Read More

Ireland U15s triumphant in UEFA Development Tournament

Giddeon Tetteh celebrates scoring his side’s fourth goal with team-mate James McManus, right, during the match between Republic of Ireland...

Monday, 21/10/19 - 4:35pm Read More

Delany hits unbeaten 89 as Ireland beat Oman

By Press Association Ireland’s Gareth Delany batting ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo Gareth Delany starred with the bat as Ireland beat Oman by...

Monday, 21/10/19 - 4:00pm Read More

Wife of CJ Stander takes to Twitter to criticise Irish media

Jean-Marié Stander, the wife of Irish international CJ Stander, has taken to social media to criticise the media reaction to...

Monday, 21/10/19 - 1:00pm Read More