Roscommon News

Sixty new jobs to be created in Roscommon Town

More than 60 jobs are to be created in Roscommon Town with the announcement that Homesavers will be the anchor tenant at the Centre Point Retail Park. The Centre Point store is currently undergoing a €1.5m refit to ensure it...

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Stun-gun, phones found in Castlerea Prison

Prison officers in Castlerea have expressed alarm at a haul of goods, which included a taser and charger, a dozen...

Tuesday, 17/09/19 - 10:10am Read More

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...

Tuesday, 03/09/19 - 8:26am Read More

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

National News

Someone is €500,000 richer after winning EuroMillions Plus draw

There was no winner of tonight’s EuroMillions jackpot, which was worth almost €190m. The numbers drawn were 8, 21, 25, 38 and 50. The Lucky Stars were 4 and 8. One Irish player did win €500,000 in the Plus draw....

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Gardaí seek help locating two girls, 12 and 13, missing from Dublin

Demi Lee Dwyer Gardaí are appealing to the public for information on two girls missing from Dublin. Demi Lee Dwyer,...

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Woman airlifted to hospital after slipping at Howth Head

A woman has been airlifted to safety after slipping on steep ground, at Balscadden, on Dublin’s Howth Head. She has...

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‘Roses are dead, violets are too, climate change is real, so Leo pull through’

Picture: Collins – with reporting from Eoin English and Fiachra Ó Cionnaith Angry students flooded the streets of Cork yesterday,...

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Quinn staff ‘demand an end to this reign of terror’ following attack on executive

Kevin Lunny Picture: Lorraine Teevan Staff at Quinn Industrial Holdings in Derrylin, Co Fermanagh have condemned the abduction and attack...

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Roscommon Sport

‘Moving’ weekend as championship gets serious

      The quarter-finals of the senior, intermediate and Junior A Football Championships are down for decision this weekend. IAN COONEY looks ahead to a bumper weekend of action…   SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST At Strokestown: Roscommon Gaels v Elphin,...

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Clann’s time to deliver has come

In the first round of this year’s senior ladies’ football championship, Clann na nGael beat Shannon Gaels by a goal....

Tuesday, 17/09/19 - 10:00am Read More

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...

Monday, 09/09/19 - 5:39pm Read More

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

National Sport

The meaning behind the All Black Haka

One of the highlights of any Rugby World Cup is the first glimpse of the famous All Blacks Haka. The traditional Maori ceremony can often intimidate opponents into submission, but do you know the significance of the tradition? Take a...

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Rugby World Cup Newsletter Day 2 – Heavyweight clash dominates Day 2 of Rugby World Cup

Here’s a preview of our Rugby World Cup daily newsletter, delivered direct to you mailbox every day at 4pm.   It’s...

Friday, 20/09/19 - 5:35pm Read More

Russia open scoring in Rugby World Cup but Japan have the last laugh

[score] [team1]Japan[/team1][score1]30[/score1] [team2]Russia[/team2][score2]10[/score2] [/score] Pieter Labuschagne scores Japan’s third try. Picture: Ashley Western/PA Wire It was a Russian who kicked...

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Rugby World Cup Preview Podcast with Lenihan and O’Gara: Winning Webb Ellis is all about timing

Donal Lenihan and Ronan O’Gara join Tony Leen to preview RWC19. Brought to you by the 100% electric Nissan LEAF....

Friday, 20/09/19 - 2:30pm Read More

Scotland Team to face Ireland announced

Gregor Townsend has opted to name an experienced line-up ahead of Scotland’s World Cup opener against Ireland. Skipper Stuart McInally...

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