Roscommon News

Fairymount Woman Goes on Winning Streak For Her Mother and Wins Her a Whopping €522,000

A Roscommon woman, who went on the National Lottery TV game show Winning Streak in the place of her mother, spun the iconic Grand Prize Wheel and won the top prize of €500,000 – the first time the Winning Streak...

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Fianna Fáil adds Cllr. Orla Leyden to Roscommon-Galway General Election ticket

  Fianna Fáil Councillor Orla Leyden has been selected to contest the General Election for Roscommon-Galway, joining Eugene Murphy TD...

Monday, 13/01/20 - 8:14pm Read More

Visiting Restrictions in place at Roscommon University Hospital

    Due to an increase in the number of patients with flu in Roscommon University Hospital, visiting restrictions are...

Monday, 13/01/20 - 5:25pm Read More

Shock as Maura Hopkins not to contest election

The Fine Gael party organisation in Roscommon Galway has been left reeling following confirmation this evening (Tuesday) that Senator Maura...

Tuesday, 07/01/20 - 8:03pm Read More

Elphin to rally around house fire victims

  The community of Elphin is to come together next Monday night following a fire that left two brothers homeless on Sunday...

Tuesday, 07/01/20 - 2:18pm Read More

National News

Cork University Hospital made over €2.5m from car parking charges in 2019

Cork University Hospital The HSE made almost €12m from hospital parking charges last year. The €11.7m figure is slightly down compared to 2017, when €12.8m was earned at 33 of the country’s public hospitals. According to the Sunday Independent, parking...

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Freezing temperatures to continue throughout the morning

Freezing temperatures are expected to last until around midday. There is currently a cold weather and ice warning in place...

Sunday, 19/01/20 - 8:35am Read More

‘We need political will’ – Homeless charity warns new approach urgently needed to tackle crisis

File photo The homeless crisis won’t go away with a new government, the founder of a Dublin-based charity has warned....

Sunday, 19/01/20 - 8:05am Read More

Coroners to be able to compel witnesses to attend inquest under new legislation

New provisions to strengthen the powers of coroners have been announced. They will change the way post-mortems and inquests can...

Sunday, 19/01/20 - 7:55am Read More

Fianna Fáil open up 12-point lead over Fine Gael in latest opinion poll

Fianna Fáil has opened up a 12-point lead on Fine Gael according to the latest opinion poll. Published in the...

Sunday, 19/01/20 - 7:45am Read More

Roscommon Sport

Conor Cox sidelined for up to four weeks

Roscommon’s Division Two League prospects have taken a blow with the news that star forward Conor Cox will miss the opening three games at least with a hand injury. Anthony Cunningham confirmed the news in the aftermath of his side’s...

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Who will be top of the class?

Senior schools’ football has been a happy hunting ground for local post-primary schools in recent seasons, with Scoil Mhuire, Strokestown,...

Monday, 13/01/20 - 5:41pm Read More

McGuinness picked for Ireland U-16 team

Monksland native Dara McGuinness became the latest player from that area to achieve recognition in the international soccer arena when...

Monday, 13/01/20 - 5:38pm Read More

‘There will be tougher days ahead’

Move on please — nothing to see here. A 30-point humiliation of Leitrim wasn’t on top of Anthony Cunningham’s wish...

Monday, 13/01/20 - 5:35pm Read More

O’Donnell handed Western Gaels baton

Former Roscommon player and manager Fergal O’Donnell has been confirmed as Western Gaels senior football manager for 2020 following a...

Monday, 06/01/20 - 5:24pm Read More

National Sport

Jim Gavin ‘deeply privileged’ to receive Freedom of Dublin City

By Michelle McGlynn Master Bowyer Jack Pinson with Lord Mayor of Dublin, Paul Mc Auliffe presenting the Honorary Freedom of the City of Dublin to former Dublin football manager Jim Gavin. Picture: Conor McCabe Photography Today, former Dublin GAA football...

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Ulster’s victory ensures quarter-final place

By Press Association Picture: Niall Carson/PA Wire [score] [team1]Ulster[/team1][score1]22[/score1] [team2]Bath[/team2][score2]15[/score2] [/score] Ulster secured the home win they needed against Bath...

Saturday, 18/01/20 - 6:40pm Read More

Knockaert shoots down Middlesbrough as Fulham climb to third in Championship table

By Press Association [score] [team1]Fulham[/team1][score1]1[/score1] [team2]Middlesbrough[/team2][score2]0[/score2] [/score] Anthony Knockaert struck in the sixth minute to secure Fulham’s 1-0 home victory...

Friday, 17/01/20 - 11:10pm Read More

Ireland U21 international Connor Ronan joins Blackpool on loan

By Press Association Blackpool have signed Wolves midfielder Connor Ronan on loan for the rest of the season. The Republic...

Friday, 17/01/20 - 4:05pm Read More

Injured Greg Cunningham ends Blackburn loan deal to return to Cardiff

By Press Association Greg Cunningham has returned to parent club Cardiff after his loan spell at Blackburn was cut short...

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