Roscommon News

Chris O’Dowd offers Social Spin to the pub in initiative to combat rural isolation

Boyle actor Chris O’Dowd has offered up his driving skills to support a new pilot initiative. Social Spin aims to provide a safe and sociable option to get people to and from the pub. The initiative comes from a group...

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Cuisle Alliance hopes to get lease

The Cuisle Holiday Centre in Donamon could be reopened under a new local organisation. The Cuisle Alliance, originally initiated by...

Tuesday, 10/12/19 - 12:32pm Read More

Housing development planned for Strokestown

A significant planning application for 10 housing units in the Strokestown area has been lodged by Roscommon County Council in...

Tuesday, 10/12/19 - 12:19pm Read More

€470,000 Boyle funding to link town with Lough Key

  An allocation of €470,000 has been granted to link King House, the Pleasure Grounds, Boyle Abbey and the Lough...

Monday, 09/12/19 - 10:30am Read More

Pride of Place award for Athleague

          There was success for Athleague in this year’s Irish Public Bodies (IPB) Pride of Place...

Tuesday, 03/12/19 - 2:30pm Read More

National News

Report identifies Ireland’s most expensive street

A new report has found that the value of all houses in the country went up by around €15m a day in the last 12 months. The value of Ireland’s housing stock now stands at more than €519bn, up from...

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No winner of €2.4m Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot worth €2,431,358. The numbers drawn were 11, 17, 24, 29, 30 and...

Saturday, 14/12/19 - 9:20pm Read More

Man, 30s, arrested in relation to serious assault of woman in Arklow

Gardaí investigating the serious assault of a woman in Co Wicklow have made an arrest. A woman in her 30s...

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Three arrested, one charged following #RallyForPeace and counter protest in Dublin

Picture: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie A man in his early 40s has been charged and will appear in court at a later...

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Husband and wife missing from Portmarnock since Tuesday

Gardaí in Malahide are appealing for assistance from the public in locating a couple who have been missing from Portmarnock...

Saturday, 14/12/19 - 6:00pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Like father, like son in Ballinameen

Father and son, David Wynne Snr. and Jnr., who won a Junior A Football Championship title with Ballinameen in October. Picture: Gerard O'Loughlin
By Ian Cooney Father and son relationships tend to be special. But, in a GAA context, the archetypal imagine is one of Dad on a sideline, or behind the wire, dishing out orders to “Junior” when he does something right,...

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‘Win A Home in London’ to further boost Roscommon GAA finances

  Twelve months after the successful Win A House in Dublin project, which grossed €1.4 million and netted Roscommon GAA...

Tuesday, 10/12/19 - 7:00am Read More

Roscommon winners at Community Games awards

  Roscommon areas and volunteers were rewarded for their commitment and dedication to Community Games at the annual Aldi Community...

Monday, 09/12/19 - 5:27pm Read More

Schools on All-Ireland volleyball trail

  Having won the C title two years ago, the Scoil Mhuire, Strokestown, senior girls’ volleyball team will meet Patrician...

Monday, 09/12/19 - 5:24pm Read More

Earley’s legacy inspires decade of success

        By Ian Cooney There’s little doubt that the untimely passing of former Roscommon senior footballer and...

Thursday, 05/12/19 - 8:24pm Read More

National Sport

Late Robin Copeland try caps Connacht comeback win over Gloucester

By Press Association Robin Copeland celebrates after scoring the winning try. Picture: INPHO/James Crombie [score] [team1]Connacht[/team1][score1]27[/score1] [team2]Gloucester[/team2][score2]24[/score2] [/score] Robin Copeland’s last-gasp try rescued a 27-24 win from the jaws of defeat as Connacht pipped Gloucester in a dramatic Heineken Champions...

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International team still have the edge in Presidents Cup

By Press Association The International team hold a 10-8 lead after the third day of the Presidents Cup in Melbourne....

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John Cooney torments Harlequins again as Ulster ease to victory

By Press Association Ulster’s John Cooney celebrates scoring a try. Photo: INPHO/Dan Sheridan John Cooney was Harlequins’ tormentor-in-chief once again...

Friday, 13/12/19 - 10:15pm Read More

Hurlers’ character pleases delighted Comerford

    By Ian Cooney   Roscommon’s hurling community is tight, so it’s no surprise that Sunday’s hard-fought league triumph...

Monday, 11/03/19 - 5:44pm Read More