Roscommon News

Local women raise over €11k for Lough Ree RNLI in marathon swim

  Local open water swimmers Serena Friel and Karen Reynolds presented Lough Ree RNLI with a cheque for €11,300 following a fund raising swim on the lake last month. Throughout this year the women, who have been swimming regularly at...

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Two local hair stylists win big at annual IHF Irish Hairdressing Championships

Ireland’s top hairdressers won big yesterday (Sunday 19th September) at the annual IHF Irish Hairdressing Championships. The event, held virtually due...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 9:44am Read More

Dogs Trust offers tips and advice for people going ‘bark’ to the office

  With many dog owners set to begin the return to offices today, Dogs Trust, Ireland’s largest dog welfare charity...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 9:12am Read More

One of county’s oldest residents passes away in her 107th year

  The death occurred earlier today at Sonas Nursing Home, Cloverhill of one of County Roscommon’s oldest residents. Eileen Kilcline...

Sunday, 19/09/21 - 3:12pm Read More

Gardaí agree with the need for traffic calming at Frenchpark junction

  Traffic calming measures are needed to address the dangerous junction at Frenchpark, local Gardaí have said. At a recent...

Sunday, 19/09/21 - 10:33am Read More

Roscommon home on .42 acre site is in prime location

  New to the market is a four bedroomed home located at Circular Road, Roscommon Town. On the market with...

Sunday, 19/09/21 - 9:05am Read More

Irish Water to audit Roscommon water treatment plants

  Irish Water is to conduct an audit of water treatment plants across County Roscommon as part of a national...

Sunday, 19/09/21 - 8:52am Read More

Covid-19: Roscommon numbers dropping

      A total of 117 cases of Covid-19 were reported in County Roscommon in the seven days from...

Saturday, 18/09/21 - 2:39pm Read More

Ballaghaderreen’s Andy Moran tipped for Longford GAA post

Former Mayo star and Ballaghaderreen man Andy Moran is being tipped take over the vacant role as manager of the...

Saturday, 18/09/21 - 2:26pm Read More

Man struck by bull at mart

    Gardai have confirmed that a man was taken to hospital on Friday evening after being struck by a...

Saturday, 18/09/21 - 10:57am Read More

National News

Politicians condemn ‘homophobic’ protest at Varadkar’s home

James Ward, PA Politicians have condemned a “homophobic” protest that took place at the home of Tánaiste Leo Varadkar at the weekend. Gardaí were alerted and attended the demonstration which took place at around lunchtime on Sunday at the home...

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HIQA advises minimum age for masking wearing should not be reduced

Kenneth Fox The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) has published advice to the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET)...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 10:54am Read More

Irish Water apologises for Co Wexford treatment plant failure

A meeting is taking place this morning between Irish Water and representatives from Co Wexford and Dublin over contaminated water...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 10:54am Read More

Woman (50s) dies in Co Monaghan car crash

A woman has died in a car crash in Co Monaghan this morning. The passenger, aged in her 50s, was...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 9:46am Read More

UCD no longer employs anti-vax campaigner Dolores Cahill

Anti-vaccination campaigner Dolores Cahill is no longer employed by University College Dublin (UCD), according to college sources, and her details...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 8:59am Read More

Roscommon Sport

SFC and IFC draws take place at Dr. Hyde Park

Oran will play a third local derby fixture in succession after this evening’s senior championship quarter-final draw paired them with neighbours Roscommon Gaels. After shocking St. Brigid’s in the first round this year, the reigning intermediate champions have kept their...

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Pearses progress comfortably while Elphin secure senior status

Pádraig Pearses cruised into the last eight of the Hodson Bay Hotel senior football championship this afternoon as they comfortably...

Sunday, 19/09/21 - 5:03pm Read More

Cox’s class too hot for St. Aidan’s to handle

  Conor Cox inspired Éire Óg to victory this evening as his personal haul of 1-6 enabled his side edge...

Saturday, 18/09/21 - 8:39pm Read More

Ronan’s to advance in JFC as CCC rules out Boyle appeal

St. Ronan’s will be in the pot for the King and Moffatt junior football championship 8th/9th place playoff draw, scheduled...

Saturday, 18/09/21 - 3:00pm Read More

Championship action hots up this weekend

  It’s another busy weekend on the local GAA front. The quarter-finalists for this year’s senior and intermediate football championships...

Friday, 17/09/21 - 6:30pm Read More

National Sport

Romeo Beckham makes debut for Inter Miami’s reserve team

By PA Sport Staff David Beckham’s son Romeo made his professional debut for Inter Miami’s reserve team on Sunday night as Fort Lauderdale drew 2-2 with South Georgia Tormenta. The 19-year-old played 79 minutes on the right wing, just like...

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Edouard Mendy was in too much pain to play in Chelsea’s win over Tottenham

By Jonathan Veal, PA Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel revealed goalkeeper Edouard Mendy did not feel comfortable playing in the 3-0...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 10:57am Read More

FIFA to discuss plans for biennial World Cups at associations summit next week

Jamie Gardner, PA Chief Sports Reporter FIFA will hold an online summit with football associations from all over the world...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 10:36am Read More

Football rumours: United still keen for Erling Haaland despite Ronaldo’s arrival

By PA Sport Staff What the papers say The arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo at Old Trafford is reportedly not an...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 7:38am Read More

Tottenham and Chelsea unite to remember Jimmy Greaves

PA Sport Staff Tottenham and Chelsea came together on Sunday to remember their former striker Jimmy Greaves after he died...

Sunday, 19/09/21 - 9:58pm Read More