Roscommon News

Attempted Ballinlough burglary investigated

Gardaí in Castlerea are seeking the public’s assistance after what they have described as “an aggravated burglary” in the area. Gardaí said the incident took place during the late evening of June 8th. It is understood the injured party answered...

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Hopes that Rosalie bill will be heard soon

Fianna Fáil’s private members’ bill on the Rosalie Unit is expected to be before the Dáil in the next three...

Tuesday, 18/06/19 - 10:53am Read More

Unions meeting over future of Rosalie Unit

A meeting is to take place today between the HSE and unions regarding the future of the Rosalie Unit in Castlerea. It...

Tuesday, 11/06/19 - 12:28pm Read More

Fatal road crash in Elphin

Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision at Kilmaryal, Elphin, Co. Roscommon.  The collision occurred at approximately 8pm on Thursday...

Friday, 07/06/19 - 9:02am Read More

Garda searches underway in Roscommon

This morning, The Garda National Bureau of Criminal Investigation assisted by officials from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine...

Thursday, 06/06/19 - 11:05am Read More

National News

Care groups ‘coerced’ into hiding true service costs, committee told

Cash-strapped organisations providing care to thousands of people with disabilities are being “coerced” into hiding the true cost of delivering services, the Oireachtas health committee has been told. Chairperson of the Not for Profit Association, Rosemary Keogh, said member organisation...

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Drugs worth €97,000 seized at Portlaoise Mail Centre

Drugs worth almost €100,000 have been seized by revenue officers with the help of detector dog Sam in Co Laois....

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 1:35pm Read More

Plans for 600 affordable housing units in Dublin Docklands

File photo Dublin City Council is drawing up plans to build up to 600 new social affordable housing units in...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 1:25pm Read More

New deputy Garda Commissioner to be appointed

A new Deputy Garda Commissioner will be appointed following an open competition. The successful applicant will assist Commissioner Drew Harris...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 12:05pm Read More

Donohoe standing by promises for major tax cuts

The Finance Minister has stood by promises of major tax cuts in the coming budget. Fine Gael has committed to...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 11:55am Read More

Roscommon Sport

Triumph based on substance and steel

  By Ian Cooney The turf isn’t off the bog, and Roscommon are Connacht champions. It adds a surreal element to a provincial final triumph based on substance and steel. There were snapshots that will live long in the memory....

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‘Top of the charts’ under Cunningham’s watch

Senior or underage, club or county, football or hurling, it seems that whatever sphere of Gaelic games Anthony Cunningham inhabits,...

Monday, 17/06/19 - 5:36pm Read More

Confidence and expectation justified

There’s nothing like putting one’s head on the block at the outset. So whisper it quietly — Roscommon have a...

Tuesday, 11/06/19 - 10:00am Read More

Harney ruled out of Connacht final

Ultan Harney has been ruled out of Sunday’s Connacht senior football final through injury. The Clann na nGael player sustained...

Monday, 10/06/19 - 5:28pm Read More

Hurlers hoping to pen another famous chapter

As “Young at Heart”, that famous tune by The Bluebells, wafted through the mild Athleague air, all remained rosy in...

Tuesday, 04/06/19 - 10:04am Read More

National Sport

Champions Cup draw: Munster drawn in group of death with Saracens and Racing 92

Munster have received a tough draw against reigning champions Saracens in next season’s Champions Cup pool stages. As well as a repeat clash against the team who knocked them out at the semi-final stage in 2017 and 2019, Munster will...

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Europa League draw: Cork City could face Rangers in second qualifying round

Cork City could face a Europa League qualifier against Scottish runners-up Rangers, should both clubs come through their first qualifying...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 1:20pm Read More

Sheedy will find Woodlock role for injured ‘Bonner’ Maher, says Kelly

Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher will still have a role for Tipperary this year, despite sustaining a season-ending cruciate injury, according to...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 12:55pm Read More

Champions League draw: Dundalk face potential trip to Albania or Azerbaijan

Dundalk will face a trip to Albania or Azerbaijan in the second qualifying round of the Champions League, should they...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 11:35am Read More

Cathal Barrett suffered ‘mild hamstring tear’

Tipperary defender Cathal Barrett has not yet been ruled out of the Munster final after a scan revealed he suffered...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 10:45am Read More