Roscommon News

Council budget ‘balanced and fair’

Roscommon County Council’s Budget for 2020 includes no increase in rates and has been described as balanced, fair, and transparent by the head of the council. The total fund is €61.2m for the coming year. However, a number of risks to the...

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Public rally to save Cuisle

A major public rally will be held in Roscommon Town this weekend as the county shouts ‘Stop’ to the planned...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 8:53am Read More

IWA to appear before Dáil health committee over proposed closure of Cuisle

The Dáil Health Committee is to bring the Irish Wheelchair Association before it to explain why it is not prepared...

Wednesday, 13/11/19 - 5:52pm Read More

Cuisle closure ‘heartless’

Miriam McNamee
In June 2017, Miriam McNamee and her partner Ken Caulfield returned to Cuisle to celebrate the holiday centre’s 20th anniversary....

Wednesday, 13/11/19 - 5:45pm Read More

Charities Call On Government To Save Ireland’s Only Accessible Holiday and Respite Centre

A protest will take place this Wednesday outside Dáil Éireann to call on the Government to save Cuisle, Ireland’s only...

Tuesday, 12/11/19 - 10:53am Read More

National News

Man charged in connection with Limerick city firearms seizure

Gardaí investigating the seizure of two firearms during a house search in Ballynanty, Limerick have charged a man in connection with the seizure. The man, in his 50s, was arrested and detained and has now been charged. He is due...

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Limerick University Hospital’s second MRI scanner will have ‘very significant impact’ on waiting times

By Evelyn Ring A second MRI scanner at Limerick University Hospital will be installed and working by the middle of...

Thursday, 21/11/19 - 6:20pm Read More

Six women and five men to face charges relating to more than 200 counts of sexual abuse and child neglect

Six women and five men have been remanded on bail to appear before the Central Criminal Court for trial, on...

Thursday, 21/11/19 - 6:10pm Read More

Gardaí seek public’s assistance in tracing whereabouts of missing person in Clare

Gardaí in Ennis are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of missing juvenile Aman Brid Singh Chopra. Pictured...

Thursday, 21/11/19 - 6:00pm Read More

New Irish research project could potentially reduce number of needless Caesareans

By Evelyn Ring A new Irish research project on the management of labour could make monitoring less intrusive and potentially...

Thursday, 21/11/19 - 5:20pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

U-14 final decided without a ball being kicked

The underage amalgamation of Kilmore/Shannon Gaels/St. Ronan’s were awarded the U-14 Division Two football champions title after their opponents, Padraig Pearses, failed to turn up for the decider last weekend. The fixture, which was postponed on two separate occasions, was...

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Kearns on Clann na nGael’s radar

Liam Kearns is set to be ratified as the new manager of Clann na nGael at the South Roscommon club’s...

Monday, 18/11/19 - 5:33pm Read More

Creggs the envy of other clubs in Connacht

    Creggs’ vision to provide the best facilities in the province for its players and members will be realised...

Monday, 18/11/19 - 5:30pm Read More

All-Ireland champions to bring out best in Pearses

Experience is a valuable attribute in any setting, sporting or otherwise, but there are few competitions where it’s more relevant...

Monday, 18/11/19 - 5:27pm Read More

Castlerea Celtic takes on Movember challenge for Pieta House

Castlerea Celtic has launched a Movember fundraising campaign to raise awareness of suicide and self-harm prevention in young men. All monies raised...

Thursday, 14/11/19 - 12:22pm Read More

National Sport

UEFA confirm draw will decide home teams in Euro 2020 play-off finals

UEFA has confirmed that they will hold a draw to determine which teams will be at home in the play-off finals for Euro 2020. The Republic of Ireland will travel to Slovakia for a one-leg semi-final next March with the...

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Champions Cork to face Westmeath in opening round of 2020 Ladies National Football League

By Jackie Cahill Champions Cork will face Westmeath at home in the opening round of 2020 Lidl National League Division...

Wednesday, 20/11/19 - 1:35pm Read More

Glasgow announce replacement for Dave Rennie when he takes Australia job next summer

By Press Association Scotland assistant coach Danny Wilson will take charge of Glasgow at the end of the season when...

Wednesday, 20/11/19 - 11:15am Read More

Hurlers’ character pleases delighted Comerford

    By Ian Cooney   Roscommon’s hurling community is tight, so it’s no surprise that Sunday’s hard-fought league triumph...

Monday, 11/03/19 - 5:44pm Read More