Roscommon News

Gardai investigate incident of criminal damage at a Roscommon GAA club

  Gardai have confirmed that they are investigating an incident of criminal damage overnight at a County Roscommon GAA Club. Extensive damage was caused to a dressing room, dug out and tractor at St. Faithleach’s GAA grounds in Ballyleague. In...

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Katie’s memory honoured with fundraiser

      By Ciara McCaughley   A beautiful and fun-loving Ballinagare woman was remembered by her friends and family...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 12:00pm Read More

‘We need to get the word out there’ – Irish long Covid patients share their stories

James Cox For many, long Covid is just something they have read or heard about in passing but people all...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 8:18am Read More

‘Ming’ not impressed with ‘Cheap Irish Homes’

MEP Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan has criticised the television show ‘Cheap Irish Homes’, which featured house prices in County Roscommon on...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 9:14pm Read More

Covid-19: Roscommon records significant fall in numbers

The Covid-19 seven-day incidence rate in County Roscommon has dropped from being the third highest in the country in recent...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 3:28pm Read More

Roscommon woman says we need to ’empower women’

  A Roscommon woman working to increase the number of women involved in politics in the county has sharply criticised...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 2:50pm Read More

Covid patient who left Donegal hospital against medical advice has died

Stephen Maguire A Covid-19 patient who left a Co Donegal hospital against medical advice has died in hospital. Joe McCarron,...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 11:13am Read More

Look out for love-crazed deer on Roscommon roads

With the Irish deer population at high levels, Roscommon drivers are being urged to be extra vigilant on the roads...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 11:08am Read More

Roscommon properties in €60m online auction catalogue

Several Roscommon properties will be among a major online auction of Irish properties that will take place on Wednesday and...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 10:31am Read More

County Roscommon mast granted planning permission

  Permission has been granted to erect a 20 metres telecommunications mast in the Ballaghaderreen area and replace an existing...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 9:21am Read More

National News

Budget 2022: Hairdressers urge permanent VAT rate of 9% and subsidy for trainees

Hairdressers in Ireland have urged the Government to set a permanent VAT rate of nine per cent and introduce a subsidy for trainees, as the sector seeks to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. The Irish Hairdressers Federation on Monday launches...

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Extra bank holiday planned to recognise Covid frontline workers

Government plans for an extra bank holiday are at an advanced stage, according to The Irish Examiner. The extra bank...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 8:42pm Read More

Patience urged ahead of opening of North’s £100 voucher scheme

By Rebecca Black, PA Patience has been urged ahead of the opening of the highly anticipated High Street voucher scheme...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 6:44pm Read More

Dr Tony Holohan says ‘now is the right time’ to ease Covid measures in primary schools

By Rebecca Black, PA Covid-19 contact tracing is set to stop in childcare and primary schools in Ireland. Chief medical...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 5:35pm Read More

Donegal man who died of Covid laid to rest in his hometown

The late Joe McCarron will be remembered, treasured and loved, mourners heard at his funeral Mass on Sunday. The 67-year-old...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 4:54pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Pádraig Pearses and Roscommon Gaels book their semi-final tickets

  Pádraig Pearses have set up a repeat of the 2020 Roscommon SFC final against St. Brigid’s following their 2-9 to 2-5 victory against Boyle in this afternoon’s quarter-final at Dr. Hyde Park. The two South Roscommon rivals will clash...

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Who will hold their nerve on Super Sunday of action?

  The quarter-final action in the senior and intermediate football championships continues later today with a number of potentially cracking...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 7:45am Read More

Clann and Brigid’s through to last four

  Clann na nGael and St. Brigid’s are through to the semi-finals of this season’s Roscommon Senior Football Championship following...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 10:18pm Read More

Lavin faces spell on the sidelines

  Roscommon senior football goalkeeper Colm Lavin faces a spell out of action through injury after fracturing his fibula while...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 9:35pm Read More

Strokestown LGFA hold golf classic

  This weekend, September 25th & 26th, Strokestown LGFA, and Kiltrustan Sports Club are holding a golf classic with great prizes...

Friday, 24/09/21 - 11:47pm Read More

National Sport

Rory McIlroy reduced to tears as dominant United States regain Ryder Cup

By Phil Casey, PA Golf Correspondent, Sheboygan An emotional Rory McIlroy was reduced to tears as the United States regained the Ryder Cup with an utterly dominant performance at Whistling Straits. Trailing 11-5 heading into Sunday’s 12 singles matches, Padraig...

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‘I love my team-mates so much’: Rory McIlroy in tears after Ryder Cup struggles

By Andy Hampson, PA Rory McIlroy broke down in tears during an emotional interview after salvaging some personal pride from...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 9:33pm Read More

Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka star as Arsenal beat rivals Tottenham

By Mark Mann-Bryans, PA Arsenal produced a superb first-half performance to beat north London rivals Tottenham 3-1 and leapfrog their...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 8:57pm Read More

Europe claim fourth successive Laver Cup title with big win over World team

By PA Sport Staff Team Europe maintained their unbeaten record in the Laver Cup with a thumping victory over Team...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 7:42pm Read More

Ryder Cup: Rory McIlroy gives Europe ideal start as they seek dramatic revival

By Carl Markham, PA A woefully out-of-form Rory McIlroy gave Europe’s Ryder Cup team the immediate boost they needed as...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 6:01pm Read More