Roscommon News

Ballinasloe road accident claims life of young girl

  The community in the greater Ballinasloe area is in mourning after a road traffic accident claimed the life of an 11-year-old girl on Easter Sunday morning. The dead girl has been named locally as Bridget Ward of Creggane, Ballinasloe,...

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Politicians slam plan to close Rosalie Unit

Public representatives have united in their opposition to plans by the HSE to close the Rosalie Unit in Castlerea. This...

Tuesday, 16/04/19 - 12:08pm Read More

HSE to close Castlerea’s Rosalie Unit

  The HSE has confirmed it intends to close the Rosalie Unit, Castlerea. The unit has been closed to new...

Wednesday, 10/04/19 - 11:24am Read More

Damage caused to Glinsk pitch

Glinsk GAA Club has announced that the club is to be “reimbursed” for the damage caused to its pitch over...

Wednesday, 10/04/19 - 10:17am Read More

Fears for future of Lecarrow school

    A south Roscommon community is considering the future status of its local national school due to falling student...

Wednesday, 10/04/19 - 10:17am Read More

National News

49-year-old man charged with attempted hi-jacking in the North

A 49-year-old man has been charged with attempted hi-jacking in the North. It is in connection with an incident in the Ballymagroarty area of Derry during the early hours of this morning. A man allegedly entered the driver’s seat of...

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RSA revise medical fitness to drive guidelines for mini-stroke sufferers

Sufferers of a mini-stroke will be off the road for just one week. New evidence from the North Dublin Stroke...

Thursday, 25/04/19 - 6:45pm Read More

Man arrested and €40,000 worth of drugs seized after controlled delivery

A man has been arrested and an estimated €40,000 worth of drugs seized in Co Meath. The arrest was made...

Thursday, 25/04/19 - 6:45pm Read More

‘A cry for help’: Residents protest at Mosney direct provision centre

Picture via Facebook/MASI – Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland Around 30 residents in a direct provision centre in Mosney...

Thursday, 25/04/19 - 6:35pm Read More

Eircode use urged to help battle rural crime

Farmers, homeowners and businesses are being urged to use Eircodes to combat rural crime. The Government is now asking the...

Thursday, 25/04/19 - 5:55pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Indiscipline costs ladies dearly once more

      For most LGFA county sides, managing the gap between the league and the championship is no easy feat, as the gap between games can be anything up to nine or ten weeks. However, Michael Finneran will feel...

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Roscommon pegged back by dynamic Devaney

This may take a while to explain. Roscommon surrendered a 14-point half-time lead. Yet there were a litany of reasons...

Tuesday, 16/04/19 - 10:00am Read More

Collins sets his sights on championship success

Given that Karol Collins has only been manager of the Roscommon junior camogie team for a few weeks, he admits...

Monday, 08/04/19 - 5:30pm Read More

‘We knew we were better than them’

        The field of dreams had lived up to its billing for James Fitzpatrick. Celebrating with team-mates,...

Monday, 08/04/19 - 5:27pm Read More

Cunningham pays tribute to ‘very good’ Connemara

    There was little or no doubt in Pat Cunningham’s mind as to where his team ranked in Sunday’s...

Monday, 25/03/19 - 5:41pm Read More

National Sport

‘I immediately unliked it’: Bundee Aki apologises for ‘mistakenly’ liking Israel Folau post

Connacht and Ireland player Bundee Aki has taken to Instagram to address “mistakenly” liking the controversial post by Israel Folau. Folau said on his Instagram account that “hell awaits” for “drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists, idolators.” The post...

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Donegal man feels guilty local GAA clubs was punished for helping him with charity event

A Donegal man who has motor neuron disease has said he feels guilty that his local GAA club is being...

Thursday, 25/04/19 - 9:05am Read More

Here are the lessons learned as Man City sweep aside Man United

Ger McCarthy looks at the three things we learned as Man City beat Man United 2-0. Champions elect Pep Guardiola...

Wednesday, 24/04/19 - 10:05pm Read More

Draw enough for Tipp as minor footballers qualify for phase one final

[score] [team1]Tipperary[/team1][score1]0-10[/score1] [team2]Limerick [/team2][score2]0-10[/score2] [/score] Tipperary’s minor footballers did enough on home turf to qualify for the phase one final...

Wednesday, 24/04/19 - 9:25pm Read More

‘Too many bluffers at this club’: Roy Keane says Man United players will throw Solskjaer ‘under the bus’

Former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane has hit out at the players at his old club, saying there are “too...

Wednesday, 24/04/19 - 8:05pm Read More