Roscommon News

James undertakes hair raising challenge in aid of Join Our Boys

Local man James Cuddy and his family gained fans all around the country as worthy finalists in Ireland’s Fittest Family. However, James, who is living in Monksland, is again challenging himself, deciding to part with his iconic ‘fro to raise...

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Local Gardaí issue fines for illegally parking in disabled bays

The number of fines issued by local Gardaí to motorists illegally parking in disabled bays almost doubled last year. Minister...

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 10:53am Read More

County rallies behind man’s cancer treatment fundraiser

A Roscommon man is helping to raise money for his friend’s cancer treatment by climbing up one of the most...

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 9:36am Read More

‘Boxer’ Moran loses out on Westmeath Council seat

Former Independent Longford Westmeath TD and Minister of State Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran has lost out on a vacancy on Westmeath...

Monday, 24/01/22 - 5:34pm Read More

3,692 confirmed cases of Covid-19 announced

  The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 3,692 confirmed cases of Covid-19. In addition, on Sunday,...

Monday, 24/01/22 - 5:06pm Read More

National Broadband Ireland calls on Roscommon primary schools to enter new competition

National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company rolling out the new high-speed fibre broadband network under the Government’s National Broadband Plan...

Monday, 24/01/22 - 3:59pm Read More

Roscommon groups invited to apply for RTÉ Toy Show Appeal grants 

The huge generosity of viewers to the RTÉ Toy Show Appeal is being turned into action with groups that support...

Monday, 24/01/22 - 2:44pm Read More

County’s emergency services deal with truck on fire

A unit of Elphin Fire service and Gardai were called to the scene of a truck fire earlier today (Monday)...

Monday, 24/01/22 - 1:49pm Read More

Gardai seek information on several robberies in midlands town

Gardaí investigating a number of robberies in the Mullingar area on Saturday, 22nd January, 2022, are appealing to the public...

Monday, 24/01/22 - 12:47pm Read More

Hero nurse wins car in Down Syndrome Ireland’s national raffle

  A nurse who works in a neonatal unit of a busy regional hospital caring for babies has been announced...

Monday, 24/01/22 - 12:05pm Read More

National News

Record overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick as INMO calls for investigation

Danielle Walsh Ronan The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has once again called for an investigation into overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) as the hospital recorded 97 patients without a bed on Tuesday. According to the INMO, it...

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Irish fishermen plan disruption to Russian military exercises as war is ‘looming’ in Europe

Vivienne Clarke Updated at 12.10pm Irish fishermen are planning to peacefully disrupt plans by the Russian Navy to conduct military...

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 11:18am Read More

UUP leader will ask party colleagues whether he should resign amid Twitter storm

By David Young, PA The Ulster Unionist Party leader has said he will ask political colleagues whether he should resign...

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 11:01am Read More

‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ supported as young people struggle to get on the property ladder

New figures show the “Bank of Mum and Dad” is supported, as young people continue to struggle to get on...

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 10:55am Read More

Jeff Hendrick receives heartfelt thanks for helping homeless in Dublin

Sarah Slater Republic of Ireland player Jeff Hendrick has once again overwhelmed a homeless charity by making a generous donation....

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 10:36am Read More

Roscommon Sport

Hurlers claim first silverware of the season

  New Roscommon senior hurling manager Francis O’Halloran has guided his side to their first silverware of 2022 after they kept Sligo’s third quarter comeback at bay to be crowned Connacht Hurling League champions at the NUI Galway Connacht GAA...

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No joy for the Marist in their second bite of the cherry against Naas

Leinster Post-Primary Schools “A” championship quarter-final replay Naas CBS 3-13                   Marist College 1-10 Kevin Egan at Coralstown-Kinnegad GAA club...

Saturday, 22/01/22 - 4:25pm Read More

Roscommon club footballer captains Leitrim hurlers to provincial glory

  The Leitrim hurlers’ historic provincial shield success on Friday evening was influenced by the captaincy of a Roscommon club...

Saturday, 22/01/22 - 10:23am Read More

County footballer part of UCD basketball triumph

  A rising Roscommon GAA star switched codes to help UCD Marian claim their first Men’s U-20 National Cup triumph...

Saturday, 22/01/22 - 9:49am Read More

‘When you’re in an All-Ireland semi-final, there’s pressure’

  St. Faithleach’s manager Wally Burke has rubbished talk of his side being in bonus territory ahead of Saturday week’s...

Friday, 21/01/22 - 12:14pm Read More

National Sport

Manchester United striker Anthony Martial set for Sevilla loan move

By Andy Hampson, PA Manchester United striker Anthony Martial is set to join Sevilla on loan for the remainder of the season. The PA news agency understands United have reached an agreement in principle with the Spanish outfit for the...

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Egan Bernal in intensive care after undergoing surgery following training crash

By Ian Parker, PA Two-time Grand Tour winner Egan Bernal remains in intensive care after undergoing surgery on his spine...

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 10:11am Read More

Football rumours: Newcastle may break club transfer record for Yves Bissouma

By PA Sport Staff What the papers say The Daily Mail says Newcastle are chasing the signature of Brighton midfielder...

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 9:39am Read More

Australian Open supporters ‘welcome’ to wear Peng Shuai T-shirts

By Eleanor Crooks, PA Tennis Correspondent, Melbourne Spectators at the Australian Open are welcome to wear T-shirts supporting Peng Shuai,...

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 8:43am Read More

Six people dead after crush at Africa Cup of Nations match – reports

By PA Sport Staff At least six people are reported to have died following a stampede before the Africa Cup...

Tuesday, 25/01/22 - 6:39am Read More