Roscommon News

Roscommon natives to feature in Rose of Tralee finals

Roscommon natives Bernie Ryan and Eimèar Naughton will feature in the televised Rose of Tralee finals, taking place in Tralee on August 22nd and 23rd, and hosted by Dáithí Ó Sé. The Rose of Tralee makes its long-awaited return after...

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Estimated 4487 Roscommon adults with long Covid

Denis Naughten TD has called on Government to treat the surge in long Covid patients with the same urgency as...

Wednesday, 17/08/22 - 9:51am Read More

Wanted: Ireland’s Volunteer of the Year

Nominations are now open for the 2022 Volunteer Ireland Awards and the public is being asked to submit nominations for...

Tuesday, 16/08/22 - 4:26pm Read More

Funding success for Roscommon group

      Roscommon-based social enterprise, Cycle Up, is among the 28 Awardees of Rethink Ireland’s Social Enterprise Development Fund...

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Local Gardai investigating arson attack

Local gardaí are investigating an arson attack where two cars were burned in a housing estate this morning. Gardaí believe...

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Woman dies following traffic collision in the West

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic collision in County Mayo on Monday, August 15th. At approximately 5:50pm,...

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Brendan Shine to guest on new TV show

  A new television show hosted by Christian, Gospel, Country and Irish Folk singer James Kilbane will air this Wednesday,...

Tuesday, 16/08/22 - 10:48am Read More

Tributes paid following sudden death of County Roscommon man

The sudden death occurred on Friday of Mr Brian Garvey, Bothar Buí, Ballaghaderreen to the inexpressible grief of his loving...

Tuesday, 16/08/22 - 9:22am Read More

Build, plan and decorate your own train in County Roscommon

    A unique workshop will take place  this weekend as part of August Craft Month. At Castlerea Railway Museum...

Tuesday, 16/08/22 - 9:08am Read More

Man due before special court sitting in County Roscommon

  A man in his 40s arrested as part of  an investigation into the seizure of approximately €180,000 of suspected...

Monday, 15/08/22 - 8:52pm Read More

National News

Oprah Harry and Meghan interview most watched Northern Ireland TV show of 2021

By Michelle Devane, PA Oprah Winfrey’s explosive interview with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex was the most watched TV programme in Northern Ireland last year with more than half a million people tuning in. According to data from Ofcom,...

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Plan revealed for car-free west Dublin town with 40,000 homes

James Cox Plans for a new car-free town in west Dubin that would include 40,000 homes and 75,000 jobs have...

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Jedward open new Dublin city centre Krispy Kreme store

James Cox Peope queued from 5am this morning as Krispy Kreme opened its new flagship store in Dublin city centre....

Wednesday, 17/08/22 - 11:56am Read More

Tesco Ireland to invest €50m in new stores and upgrades this year

James Cox Tesco Ireland has announced it is to spend €50 million this year in store upgrades, maintenance, and new...

Wednesday, 17/08/22 - 11:00am Read More

Eight arrested following drug raids in Donegal

Stephen Maguire Eight people have been arrested following a series of house raids in Donegal. Armed gardai entered a number...

Wednesday, 17/08/22 - 10:48am Read More

Roscommon Sport

Knockout games confirmed in Senior Hurling Championship

All six clubs still in contention to win the Mickey Cunniffe Cup know their path to glory after this afternoon’s double header in Athleague, which confirmed that Pádraig Pearses and Four Roads will take the two automatic semi-final slots. Four...

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Roscommon golfer on the move in Carnoustie

  A Roscommon golfer will compete in the last 16 of the Match Play competition at the prestigious R&A Girls’...

Friday, 12/08/22 - 9:08am Read More

Roscommon swimmer competes at European championships

  A County Roscommon swimmer has been in action for Ireland at the European Aquatic Championships in Rome this morning...

Friday, 12/08/22 - 8:41am Read More

Roscommon club manager set for another intercounty gig

  A Roscommon club football manager is being linked with an intercounty position across the border in Longford. According to...

Friday, 12/08/22 - 8:23am Read More

Former Mayo manager linked to Roscommon post

  A former Mayo senior football manager is being linked with the vacant Roscommon managerial position. The Irish Examiner is...

Thursday, 11/08/22 - 11:14pm Read More

National Sport

Rangers’ Champions League hopes in the balance after home draw with PSV

By PA Sport Staff Rangers’ Champions League ambitions are in the balance following a pulsating 2-2 draw with PSV Eindhoven in the first leg of their play-off at Ibrox. Gers boss Giovanni van Bronckhorst was in the opposition dugout to...

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Football rumours: Callum Hudson-Odoi free to leave Chelsea on loan

By PA Sport Staff The Evening Standard says Chelsea have given midfielder Callum Hudson-Odoi the green light to leave the...

Wednesday, 17/08/22 - 12:42pm Read More

Man United fans’ group plan protest against Glazers ahead of Liverpool match

PA Sport Staff A Manchester United supporters’ group is planning to protest against the club’s “vile” ownership ahead of the...

Wednesday, 17/08/22 - 11:54am Read More

Ex-member of Tokyo Olympics organising committee arrested on bribery suspicions

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press A former board member of the Tokyo Olympics organising committee and three people from a clothing...

Wednesday, 17/08/22 - 10:30am Read More

Germany may consider Olympic bid after European Championships in Munich

Germany is considering bidding for the Olympic Games, a top official suggested, building on the success of an international event...

Wednesday, 17/08/22 - 9:54am Read More