Roscommon News

Friday is D-Day for election candidates

  On Friday voters from across Roscommon will go to the polls to elect 18 people to Roscommon County Council. At least three new members of the authority will be elected following the retirements of outgoing councillors Michael Creaton, Rachel Doherty, and Paddy...

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AIT to provide third-level course in Castlerea

  A third-level course is to be delivered by Athlone Institute of Technology in Castlerea. This week, Cllr Nigel Dineen...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 9:43am Read More

Brave Tracey is laid to rest

The beautiful blue skies and animated birdsong seemed at odds with the grief expressed at the untimely death of cancer...

Tuesday, 14/05/19 - 12:40pm Read More

Priest fatally injured

  There was shock and sadness in the Drumboylan area this week following the tragic death of a priest over...

Tuesday, 14/05/19 - 12:39pm Read More

Fatal Hit and Run Collision in Keadue

Gardaí at Boyle County Roscommon are investigating a fatal hit and run traffic collision which occurred in Keadue Co Roscommon...

Sunday, 12/05/19 - 9:08am Read More

National News

Irish Rails issues warning ahead of a concert filled weekend in Dublin and Cork

Irish Rail is warning passengers to pre-book intercity services this weekend due to a number of concerts and sporting events. The first swathe of busy trains are expected from Cork and Limerick to Dublin today for the Spice Girls concert...

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12-year-old boy among three teens arrested after five petrol bombs were thrown at police in Derry

A 12-year-old boy and two 17-year-old youths have been arrested following what has been described as ‘orchestrated’ rioting in Derry....

Friday, 24/05/19 - 7:25am Read More

Ireland among top four most expensive countries for electricity in Europe

Ireland recorded the fifth highest increase in household electricity costs in Europe during 2018, according to new figures from Eurostat....

Friday, 24/05/19 - 7:25am Read More

Polls open for local and European elections

Polls are now open across the country in the local and European elections. People will have until 10pm this evening...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 7:05am Read More

Ballymun gardaí seize guns, ammunition and drugs in three-day operation

Gardaí in Dublin have made 14 arrests and seized €42,000 worth of drugs in a three-day operation which finished today....

Thursday, 23/05/19 - 10:15pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Something different required to catch Mayo off guard

    At the end of the press night ahead of the Leitrim game, Roscommon senior football captain Enda Smith was asked about the prospect of facing Mayo. Naturally, Smith didn’t want to look that far down the road as...

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‘To win the double is special’ – Moran

  For St. Peter’s manager Padraig Moran, the closing stages of this season have been an emotional time. Moran was...

Monday, 20/05/19 - 5:27pm Read More

‘Leitrim’s league campaign helped us’

The dressing rooms were still cloudy with steam from the post-match showers last Sunday afternoon in Dr. Hyde Park when...

Monday, 13/05/19 - 5:32pm Read More

‘It’s the stuff of dreams for us’

  Over the course of what was ultimately a very successful league campaign during last spring, there were several games...

Monday, 13/05/19 - 5:28pm Read More

Leitrim need to rediscover competitive streak

When the draw was made for the 2019 Connacht Senior Football Championship, the abiding image from the RTE studios was...

Tuesday, 07/05/19 - 10:00am Read More

National Sport

Paul Dunne and Michael Hoey in contention after first round in Made In Denmark event

Paul Dunne and Michael Hoey are both just two shots off the lead following the opening day of the Made In Denmark event. Both shot 3-under par rounds of 68. Gavin Moynihan’s day was nowhere nearly as good after he...

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PSG president Al-Khelaifi charged with corruption, lawyers confirm

Paris St Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been charged with corruption by French authorities, his lawyers have confirmed. File photo...

Thursday, 23/05/19 - 3:45pm Read More

Diarmuid O’Connor returns as Mayo and Roscommon name teams for Connacht semi-final

Mayo manager James Horan has made three changes for their Connacht Senior Football Championship semi-final against Roscommon on Saturday. Chris...

Thursday, 23/05/19 - 1:25pm Read More

Geordan Murphy charged over abusing match official

Leicester coach Geordan Murphy has been charged by the Rugby Football Union with two counts of abusing a match official...

Thursday, 23/05/19 - 12:05pm Read More

FIFA scraps plans for 48-team World Cup in Qatar

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be a 32-team tournament as originally planned, FIFA has announced. The world governing...

Wednesday, 22/05/19 - 8:55pm Read More