Roscommon News

A golden moment for Aoife

Up to 2,500 people lined the streets of Castlerea on Sunday evening to give a hero’s welcome to a 22-year-old local woman who has become only the second Irish woman after Katie Taylor to win gold at the European middleweight...

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Farmers’ protests continue outside Athleague plant

As many as a hundred farmers are continuing their protests outside the Kepak processing plant in Athleague, despite the imposition...

Tuesday, 03/09/19 - 8:16am Read More

Kiltoom community garden gets the go ahead

The council has granted permission for a community sensory garden and car park at Kiltoom, South Roscommon, subject to a...

Tuesday, 03/09/19 - 8:15am Read More

Castlerea’s Aoife O’Rourke secures gold at European championships

Castlerea’s Aoife O’Rouke has won gold at the European Elite Middleweight Championships in Madrid. Aoife was crowned European champion in...

Saturday, 31/08/19 - 8:13pm Read More

Beef Plan Movement rejects proposals

  The members of the Roscommon Beef Plan Movement (BPM) voiced their displeasure at the weekend at the proposal designed...

Tuesday, 27/08/19 - 4:04pm Read More

National News

New taxes being considered as Government bid to reduce plastic use

The government is considering new taxes to get people to change their behaviour when it comes to the environment. Single use plastics like knives, forks and straws are to be banned while the carbon tax will also increase. More measures...

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Sinn Féin: Taoiseach must take the lead on border poll

The Taoiseach must lead from the front when it comes to the Irish unity debate, according to Sinn Féin. The...

Monday, 16/09/19 - 7:40am Read More

Man due in court in connection with Dublin drug and gun seizure

A 26-year-old man is due in court today in connection with a guns and drugs seizure in Dublin. It’s after...

Monday, 16/09/19 - 7:30am Read More

Not having a second language hurts job opportunities, experts warn

Concerns are being raised that job-hunters don’t have a second language. Jobs.ie says it is proving a challenge for recruiters...

Monday, 16/09/19 - 7:00am Read More

Family of 67-year-old missing from Dublin very concerned for her wellbeing

Gardaí in Dublin are appealing for help in locating a 67-year-old woman. Carmel O’Brien was last seen at around 12pm...

Sunday, 15/09/19 - 9:10pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Timothy on her bike for Emmen test

Former Roscommon ladies’ footballer Richael Timothy is travelling to the Netherlands this week to compete at the UCI Paracycling World Championships in Emmen. With qualification points on offer for the 2020 Toyko Paralympic Games, Richael, who will compete in the...

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O’Rourke forced to settle for bronze

      A week after watching her sister Aoife making international headlines at the European Elite Boxing Championships, Lisa...

Monday, 09/09/19 - 5:38pm Read More

Championship picture becoming clearer

The quarter-finals for this year’s senior and intermediate football championships will be determined next weekend, with the remaining berths in...

Monday, 09/09/19 - 5:36pm Read More

Carty vows to give World Cup his ‘best shot’

        It was a long anxious wait, but Jack Carty received the news he had been waiting...

Tuesday, 03/09/19 - 8:00am Read More

‘I wanted to stand on the podium and hear Amhrán na bhFiann’

    Aoife O’Rourke made a promise to herself ahead of last week’s European Elite Boxing Championships in Madrid —...

Tuesday, 03/09/19 - 8:00am Read More

National Sport

‘That was an absolute war out there’ – Dublin Ladies Football boss lauds his team’s experience to win three-in-a-row

Dublin’s experience of the big occasion was key to their third TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship Final win in a row, according to their manager Mick Bohan. There was a record 56,114 spectators in attendance at Croke Park – almost 6,000...

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Robbie Henshaw’s World Cup is NOT over, but he is not expected to face Scotland

Ireland are refusing to give up hope that Robbie Henshaw can shake off his hamstring injury and play a significant...

Monday, 16/09/19 - 8:10am Read More

‘We were immensely proud of her’: Bohan shares moving story of Dublin mascot

Dublin manager Mick Bohan introduces Niamh McMorrow to the Dublin team. Picture: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile – additional reporting by Steve Neville...

Sunday, 15/09/19 - 10:20pm Read More

Watch: Record-breaking attendance at Croke Park for ladies football final

A record crowd was in attendance for today’s All-Ireland ladies football final between Dublin and Galway. 56,114 fans packed into...

Sunday, 15/09/19 - 5:30pm Read More

Fighting breaks out between Dublin and Kerry supporters during final replay

Ugly scenes marred Dublin’s All-Ireland final replay win over Kerry on Saturday night, as Gardaí were forced to intervene in...

Sunday, 15/09/19 - 2:10pm Read More