Roscommon News

Naughten not ruling out Ceann Comhairle nomination

Independent Deputy Denis Naughten is not ruling out allowing his name to go forward for the position of Ceann Comhairle of the 33rd Dáil. The deadline for nominations to be submitted is Wednesday, February 19th, and a TD will be elected to...

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Major award for Boyle park

There was good news for Lough Key Forest Park in Boyle at the weekend when the facility was selected as...

Tuesday, 18/02/20 - 8:47am Read More

Drugs seized in Ballaghaderreen, 2 arrested

  Gardaí seized an estimated €289,000 worth of Cannabis (pending analysis) and made five arrests following searches across four locations...

Saturday, 15/02/20 - 12:06pm Read More

Fatal road traffic collision between Castlebaldwin and Collooney

Gardaí in Ballymote are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Sligo. At  approximately 12pm, Gardaí and...

Thursday, 13/02/20 - 4:07pm Read More

Feighan and MacSharry elected on 15th count

Outgoing Fianna Fáil TD Marc MacSharry and Frank Feighan of Fine Gael were elected on the 15th count in Sligo...

Tuesday, 11/02/20 - 12:03am Read More

National News

Gardaí investigating after man’s body found in drain

Gardaí in Donegal are investigating after the body of a 37-year-old man was found in a drain overnight. The discovery was made at Cloghore on the main Ballyshannon to Beleek Road at around 11pm last night. His body remains at...

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Man arrested as two guns sezied in Dublin raid

Gardaí have seized two guns after raiding an apartment in Dublin’s south inner city. A man in his late 20s...

Sunday, 23/02/20 - 12:50pm Read More

Cork and Shannon flights affected by Sahara sandstorm

A sandstorm is affecting flights between Ireland and the Canary Islands. There are disruptions to scheduled arrivals into Cork and...

Sunday, 23/02/20 - 12:10pm Read More

Man, 30s, dies in Co Clare crash

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a fatal car crash in Co Clare. At 3am, a man in his 30s...

Sunday, 23/02/20 - 8:40am Read More

Counties along River Shannon braced for flooding amid rain warning

Shannon River flooding. File photo, December 2015 Homes and businesses in counties along the River Shannon are bracing themselves for...

Sunday, 23/02/20 - 7:40am Read More

Roscommon Sport

Age is no barrier for ‘comeback kid’

Nearly 20 years after winning an All-Ireland title with Roscommon in Croke Park, a little over ten of which have been spent away from the intercounty ladies’ football scene, Caroline Conway tells Roscommon Herald Sports Editor IAN COONEY that she...

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Have Roscommon turned the corner?

From the moment the fixtures for the 2020 Allianz Football League were drawn up, Kildare’s clash with Roscommon on Sunday...

Monday, 17/02/20 - 5:23pm Read More

Treatment of intermediate ladies’ team ‘a disgrace’

Roscommon LGFA Chairperson Brendan Cregg has branded the treatment of the county’s intermediate ladies’ football team “a disgrace” following the...

Monday, 17/02/20 - 5:16pm Read More

Senior hurlers overcome London, and Storm Dennis

The Roscommon senior hurlers managed to overcome London, and Storm Dennis, to register their second win of this season’s Division...

Sunday, 16/02/20 - 5:18pm Read More

U-20 footballers see off Sligo to reach Connacht final

The Roscommon U-20 footballers came away from Markievicz Park with their hopes of provincial success still very much alive following...

Saturday, 15/02/20 - 6:40pm Read More

National Sport

Comeback win over Killie takes Celtic 12 points clear

By Press Association Celtic stormed 12 points clear of faltering Rangers at the top of the Ladbrokes Premiership after a powerful 3-1 comeback win against Kilmarnock at Parkhead. Killie striker Eamonn Brophy scored in the seventh minute with a penalty...

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Leonard cousins steer Galway to convincing victory over Dublin Ladies

By Daire Walsh Galway 4-6 Dublin 2-6 Galway boosted their Lidl National Football League Division 1 prospects with a convincing...

Sunday, 23/02/20 - 4:10pm Read More

Tradehouse Central Ballincollig claim Division One championship against Sligo All-Stars

By John McHale [score] [team1]Tradehouse Central Ballincollig[/team1][score1]94[/score1] [team2]Sligo All Stars[/team2][score2]67[/score2] [/score] Tradehouse Central Ballincollig are Men’s Division One champions following...

Saturday, 22/02/20 - 6:35pm Read More

‘It means the world to me’ – Devin Toner back in Ireland XV for Six Nations clash with England

By Simon Lewis Devin Toner said being back in the Ireland starting line-up for Sunday’s Guinness Six Nations clash with...

Saturday, 22/02/20 - 2:20pm Read More

Roy Keane: FAI’s future not ‘all doom and gloom’

By Denise O’Donoghue Roy Keane believes the FAI’s fortunes can turn around if the Ireland team performs well in the...

Saturday, 22/02/20 - 9:05am Read More