Roscommon News

Castlerea pool opening delayed due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’

There is disappointment after news came that the Castlerea Swimming Pool would not open tomorrow as scheduled. The much loved pool, complete with a new slide, which has come from Italy, was due to open to the public on Wednesday...

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Jobs boost for County Roscommon company

  The announcement of 30 additional jobs for Tier3Tech cloud computing company based in Roscommon and Dublin has been warmly...

Tuesday, 28/06/22 - 6:02pm Read More

Roscommon Solstice Choir to hold special concert to honour volunteer

A special concert is being held next week in honour of the many local volunteers who helped welcome refugees from...

Tuesday, 28/06/22 - 5:25pm Read More

Roscommon Gardaí investigating three vehicle accident

Gardaí are investigating a traffic accident that occurred over the weekend in the county. Gardaí said they are investigating the...

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Quality 6/7 bedroom home in Roscommon Town is a real gem

On the market in Roscommon Town is an exceptional family home in what is considered a most sought after residential...

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Watch: Local sports stars adds his voice to road safety campaign

Local sports star Daire Feeley has added his voice to calls for road users to slow down and save lives....

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Local road to close for two days next week

A local road in the county is to close next week to allow Irish Rail to carry out bridge works....

Tuesday, 28/06/22 - 11:54am Read More

Roscommon actor’s film set for Irish premiere at Galway Film Fleadh

A film featuring a young Roscommon actor will have its Irish premiere at the Galway Film Fleadh next week. Rhys...

Tuesday, 28/06/22 - 11:20am Read More

Gardaí investigating criminal damage incident at Roscommon marina

Local Gardaí are investigating an incident of criminal damage at a marina in the county over the weekend. Gardaí have...

Tuesday, 28/06/22 - 10:33am Read More

Calls for urgent action to avert fodder crisis due to flooding

There could be a fodder crisis this winter due to rain and flooding unless there is urgent action. Local TD...

Tuesday, 28/06/22 - 9:53am Read More

National News

Government aims to restrict young people’s access to porn websites

By Cate McCurry, PA The Minister for Justice is seeking to restrict children and young people’s access to porn websites as part of a “landmark” strategy to tackle domestic, sexual and gender-based violence. Helen McEntee said pornography websites have changed...

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Draft laws to enable reintroduction of mask-wearing ‘purely precautionary’

By David Young and Cate McCurry, PA Laws that would allow for the reintroduction of mask-wearing in Ireland are set...

Tuesday, 28/06/22 - 8:24pm Read More

Ukrainian politician pleads for heavy weapons at Irish parliament committee

By Rebecca Black, PA A Ukrainian politician has made a plea for heavy weapons, saying his country is “outgunned and...

Tuesday, 28/06/22 - 7:19pm Read More

Judge dismisses Syrian man’s challenge to reunification refusal for 18-year-old son

High Court reporters A High Court judge has dismissed a Syrian man’s challenge to the Minister for Justice’s refusal to...

Tuesday, 28/06/22 - 7:12pm Read More

Former garda and man jailed for drug and alcohol-fuelled assaults on women

Declan Brennan A former garda and another man have been jailed for drug and alcohol-fuelled assaults on two women, which...

Tuesday, 28/06/22 - 6:17pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Roscommon ease into last four

  A controlled Roscommon performance proved to be the catalyst for a 1-10 to 0-6 victory against Louth, which saw Ollie Lennon’s side reach the semi-finals of the All-Ireland Intermediate Ladies’ Football Championship at Kinnegad this afternoon. Roscommon were never...

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Roscommon golfer loving being in contention

  A Roscommon golfer may have missed out on the top prize at the Connacht Women’s Senior Championship at Castle...

Friday, 24/06/22 - 12:53pm Read More

‘Longest week and a half’ for Murtagh

  Roscommon forward Diarmuid Murtagh has admitted that the days since the All-Ireland qualifier defeat against Clare have been the...

Thursday, 23/06/22 - 4:20pm Read More

Roscommon golfer in contention at Castle Dargan

  A County Roscommon golfer is in contention at the Connacht Women’s and Girls’ Championship at Castle Dargan. Olivia Costello...

Thursday, 23/06/22 - 11:33am Read More

O’Rourke returns to winning ways in London

County Roscommon Olympian Aoife O’Rourke returned to winning ways over the weekend after winning a gold medal in her weight...

Sunday, 19/06/22 - 11:33pm Read More

National Sport

Serena Williams beaten by Harmony Tan in late-night Wimbledon thriller

By Eleanor Crooks, PA Tennis Correspondent Serena Williams was unable to summon the old magic as her Wimbledon return ended in a first-round defeat to little-known Frenchwoman Harmony Tan. Stepping out on court to play singles for the first time...

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Cricket: Ireland thrillingly close but India claim T20 victory

Ireland have lost their T20 series with India in cricket, but came thrillingly close to a victory in Malahide this...

Tuesday, 28/06/22 - 9:33pm Read More

Iga Swiatek wins again but doesn’t consider herself on level of Williams sisters

By Jonathan Veal, PA Tennis world number one Iga Swiatek knows she cannot be compared to Serena or Venus Williams...

Tuesday, 28/06/22 - 8:14pm Read More

Rafael Nadal delighted to be back winning at Wimbledon

By Andy Sims, PA Rafael Nadal strode into the second round at Wimbledon just three weeks after he was on...

Tuesday, 28/06/22 - 7:52pm Read More

Padraig Harrington fears LIV series poses threat to future of DP World Tour

Andy Hampson, PA Padraig Harrington fears for the future of the DP World Tour as the controversial LIV Golf series...

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