Roscommon News

Major revamp planned for Ballyhaunis

    Works to refurbish a landmark building in Ballyhaunis, heat the local swimming pool, and build a new pedestrian bridge are a step closer to reality with the projects proceeding to design phase. The Department of Rural and Community...

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People who refuse AstraZeneca vaccine will go to the back of the queue

  People who refuse the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine will go to the back of the queue for inoculation, Tánaiste Leo...

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April showers could save Roscommon people up to €340

  People in County Roscommon could save as much as €340 on average in April by simply putting away some...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 10:53am Read More

Online portal to register for vaccine appointments up and running

    Members of the public between 65 and 69 years of age are now able to use the HSE’s...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 10:16am Read More

Huge GAA fan declares that she is cancer-free

    A nine-year-old girl who received a Roscommon GAA jersey as part of her goal to collect every GAA...

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Costa del Roscommon edged out in battle for warmest spot in Ireland

  Like a good Connacht championship match, the warmest place in Ireland on Wednesday came down to a battle between...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 7:41am Read More

Ireland ‘on track’ to ease restrictions in May and vaccinate majority by June

Additional reporting by James Ward, PA Ireland remains on track to meet its target of easing restrictions in May and...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 6:51am Read More

Lotto jackpot of €12.7m won

There was one winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot, worth €12,740,043. The winning numbers were 4, 14, 20, 23, 27, 37...

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New skateboard park suggested for Roscommon

The case for the provision of a skateboard park was made at a recent meeting of the Roscommon Municipal District....

Wednesday, 14/04/21 - 8:02pm Read More

Covid-19: Roscommon records new cases

Five new cases of Covid-19 in Roscommon have been reported. As of midnight April 13th, the county’s 14-day incidence rate...

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National News

Gardaí seize 300 catalytic converters in Dublin search operation

Gardaí have seized 300 catalytic converters during a search operation in Co Dublin on Wednesday. At around 10am yesterday morning, gardaí attached to the Dublin metropolitan region divisional crime task force searched a business premises in St Margaret’s, Co Dublin...

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Winning €12.7m ticket bought in Kilkenny, National Lottery confirms

The winning Quick Pick ticket of last night’s €12,740,043 Lotto jackpot was bought in a Kilkenny store, the National Lottery...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 10:31am Read More

Heavy traffic building on M50 after truck overturns

Heavy traffic is building on the M50 northbound after a truck overturned in the last hour. The on-ramp from the...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 9:40am Read More

Those who refuse AstraZeneca will go to back of vaccine queue, Varadkar says

Vivienne Clarke Those who refuse an offer of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine will go to the back of the queue...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 9:26am Read More

Govt accused of failing to ‘get its act together’ over ‘chaotic’ hotel quarantine

Vivienne Clarke The Government has been accused of creating a “chaotic situation” regarding hotel quarantine, after failing “to get its...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 9:03am Read More

Roscommon Sport

Roscommon to host All-Ireland champions in league opener

  Dublin’s first competitive game since winning six All-Ireland senior football titles in succession last December will be against Roscommon at Dr. Hyde Park on Sunday, May 16th. While league fixtures will be officially announced by the GAA over the...

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Roscommon handed some home comfort

    The Roscommon intermediate ladies’ football team will have two home games in this year’s Lidl sponsored Division Three...

Monday, 12/04/21 - 1:43pm Read More

Variety of roles keeps Rory in the picture

    By Kevin Egan The list of possible reasons why a person might take on a task within a...

Sunday, 11/04/21 - 11:28am Read More

Pain is only temporary, victory lasts forever

    Roscommon minor football captain Eoin Colleran chats to IAN COONEY about life as a young intercounty footballer during...

Saturday, 10/04/21 - 2:02pm Read More

Camogie team to start league campaign against Mayo

    Frank Browne’s tenure as manager of the Roscommon junior camogie team will start with a league match against...

Saturday, 10/04/21 - 10:55am Read More

National Sport

Can anyone stop Man City? The key questions around their quadruple bid

By PA Sport Staff Manchester City’s bid for an unprecedented quadruple remains on track after they secured their place in the Champions League semi-finals with victory over Borussia Dortmund. Here, we look at what they could accomplish and if they...

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Tokyo Games could still be cancelled, admits senior Japanese government member

By PA Sport Staff The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games should be cancelled if the coronavirus pandemic makes it impossible...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 10:15am Read More

Man City reach Champions League semi-finals with win in Dortmund

By Andy Hampson, PA Manchester City survived an early scare to see off Borussia Dortmund and reach the Champions League...

Wednesday, 14/04/21 - 10:11pm Read More

Misfiring Liverpool exit the Champions League

By Carl Markham, PA Liverpool exited the Champions League with a whimper having failed to properly test Real Madrid in...

Wednesday, 14/04/21 - 10:08pm Read More

Liverpool apologise to Real Madrid after bus window is smashed

By Carl Markham, PA Liverpool have condemned the smashing of a window in a Real Madrid team coach and apologised...

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