Roscommon News

Three fully loaded firearms seized in Castlerea

  Gardai this evening seized three firearms and arrested one man during an operation in Castlerea. Gardai have now confirmed that “as a result of an intelligence-led operation into illegal crime gang activities” Gardaí attached to the Roscommon/Longford Garda Division...

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Lost: Pair of glasses….from the 1960s

Can you help solve an historical mystery? Are you the owner of these lost glasses from the 1960s? Work clearing...

Wednesday, 30/09/20 - 7:15pm Read More

Roscommon gets break in Covid-19 cases

  Roscommon received a respite this evening and was not included in the 15 counties where five or more cases...

Wednesday, 30/09/20 - 6:17pm Read More

Lecarrow native Dr Martin Feeley calls for a ‘debate’ on national Covid-19 strategy

Lecarrow native and former clinical director of the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group, Dr Martin Feeley has said that there was...

Wednesday, 30/09/20 - 5:49pm Read More

Post Office Network faces ‘collapse’ without state support, report warns

  The Post Office network will “collapse” unless State support is provided urgently, according to an independent review by business...

Wednesday, 30/09/20 - 3:41pm Read More

Watch: HSE West’s top public health doctor concerned about Galway City and North Roscommon

The West of Ireland’s top public health doctor said she is very concerned about the increase in cases in Galway...

Wednesday, 30/09/20 - 2:25pm Read More

Watch: Saolta CEO says there is particular concern for Donegal, Galway and Roscommon

  Roscommon is one of three western counties of concern in terms of the increase in Covid-19 cases, the head...

Wednesday, 30/09/20 - 11:16am Read More

Roscommon’s 14 day incidence rate continues to climb

  Roscommon’s 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 continues to climb, the latest report from the Health Protection and Surveillance Centre...

Wednesday, 30/09/20 - 10:04am Read More

Gardaí stop speeding car

A car travelling at almost twice the legal speed limit was stopped by Gardaí from the Roscommon Longford division. The...

Wednesday, 30/09/20 - 9:24am Read More

Huge increase in County Roscommon’s Covid-19 case numbers

County Roscommon has recorded the highest daily increase of new cases of Covid-19 since May, according to figures released by...

Tuesday, 29/09/20 - 6:29pm Read More

National News

12-year-old girl killed in Ballymena house fire

The damage to the house cause by the fire could be seen from the outside. Image: Kevin McAuley. A 12-year-old girl has died following a house fire in Ballymena, Co Antrim. The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) confirmed it was...

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€55m spent on Garda overtime since March

Garda sergeants and inspectors have received overtime payments totalling €15.23 million during the course of the State response to the...

Wednesday, 30/09/20 - 7:20pm Read More

Cork farmer will not have to face second prosecution over boy’s death

By Paul Neilan A Cork farmer will not be prosecuted for a second time over the death of a boy...

Wednesday, 30/09/20 - 7:00pm Read More

Gardaí seize 12 dogs in Tipperary as part of anti-dog theft campaign

The dogs were taken into care for suspected neglect. Photo: An Garda Síochána. Gardaí have seized 12 dogs in Tipperary...

Wednesday, 30/09/20 - 6:20pm Read More

Covid-19: 429 new cases, one additional death

Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn has confirmed and additional 429 cases of Covid-19 have been recorded today, with...

Wednesday, 30/09/20 - 6:00pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Pearses crowned senior hurling champions for fourth time

            Pádraig Pearses are Roscommon senior hurling champions for the fourth time following a 2-22 to 1-18 victory against Athleague at Dr. Hyde Park this afternoon. Pearses required extra time to see off their opponents...

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Pearses primed to axe Athleague’s ambitions

            Willie Hegarty has a slight fancy for Pádraig Pearses ahead of today’s county senior...

Sunday, 27/09/20 - 8:36am Read More

Pearses that bit closer to perfection

                KEVIN EGAN argues that despite Athleague’s dethroning of Four Roads, Pádraig Pearses...

Sunday, 27/09/20 - 8:28am Read More

Commitment the key in Sweeney’s eyes

          By Ian Cooney It’s no co-incidence that Pádraig Pearses are back in a senior hurling...

Saturday, 26/09/20 - 9:26pm Read More

Mannion aiming to make Athleague great again

          Athleague senior hurling manager Padraig Mannion is hoping to lead his side to county senior...

Saturday, 26/09/20 - 9:13pm Read More

National Sport

Davy Fitzgerald: ‘You can’t just pick two teams and throw them in a final’

Davy Fitzgerald is not a man to hold back in his opinions and that is no different when it comes to the GAA’s handling of the National League. Speaking at an EirGrid promotion celebrating the role of GAA managers, the...

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Sligo Rovers leapfrog into fourth in League and defeat Derry with minutes to go to

Sligo Rovers have leapfrogged Dundalk into fourth in the League of Ireland Premier Division. Photo: INPHO. Sligo Rovers have leapfrogged...

Tuesday, 29/09/20 - 10:10pm Read More

Jack Byrne included in 25-man squad for Euro play-off

Shamrock Rovers midfielder Jack Byrne and Blackburn Rovers defender Derrick Williams have received their first call-ups from Stephen Kenny as...

Tuesday, 29/09/20 - 1:05pm Read More

Jurgen Klopp calls out Roy Keane over ‘sloppy’ comment

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp took exception to a comment by Roy Keane about his team’s performance as they beat Arsenal...

Tuesday, 29/09/20 - 10:00am Read More

GAA enacts new “anti-eejit” rules ahead of return to action

The whole country might be eagerly awaiting the return to on-field action in the GAA, and here in Roscommon there...

Saturday, 11/07/20 - 11:03am Read More