Roscommon News

Please take Vitamin D to protect against Covid-19, say Irish experts

Louise Walsh Please take vitamin D to help protect against Covid-19 while the vaccine is being rolled out — this is the urgent message from a group of Irish medical experts. The experts from Ireland’s leading universities have appealed to...

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Roscommon County Home conditions highlighted in Mother and Baby Home report

Some male and female ‘inmates’ at the Roscommon county home were sleeping two to a bed, the recently published Mother...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 12:31pm Read More

Four-bedroomed dormer bungalow – a stunning property

    Tucked neatly down a country lane just outside the village of Creggs is a beautiful four-bedroomed dormer bungalow...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 12:16pm Read More

Warning of drifting snow in some parts of county

Snowfall overnight and a sharp frost have created hazardous conditions on roads and footpaths throughout County Roscommon. Many parts of...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 10:54am Read More

Caution urged on a number of Roscommon roads tonight

  Motorists are being warned about a number of dangerous roads around the county in the last couple of hours...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 10:05pm Read More

Four cases of coffee taken from Lidl in Castlerea

A teenager who took four cases of coffee from the Castlerea Lidl store has been warned he needs a “harsh,...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 8:27pm Read More

Snow has started to fall in many parts of the county this evening

Snow has started to fall in many parts of  County Roscommon this evening as temperatures are set plunge to minus...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 8:18pm Read More

Slight increase in Covid-19 cases in Roscommon

The number of Covid-19 cases in County Roscommon have increased slightly. Fourteen new cases of the virus were recorded up...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 5:58pm Read More

Retired consultant says he was privileged to serve the people of Roscommon

  A consultant surgeon who spent more than 30 years working at Roscommon University Hospital has expressed his thanks and...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 5:18pm Read More

Claims that a number of vehicles skidded into the path of the N60 Roscommon to Castlerea road this morning

Motorists are being advised to drive with extreme caution again this evening as frost sets in. The advice comes following...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 5:11pm Read More

National News

Shebeen with beer kegs, taps and bar stools shut down in Swords

James Cox As part of Operation Navigation, a private premises was searched by gardaí in Swords, Co Dublin, investigating alleged breaches of liquor licencing legislation in support of current public health measures. The premises was searched under warrant by local...

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Gardaí break up group of young people playing soccer in Portlaoise

Sarah Slater Gardaí broke up a group of young people playing soccer which were breaking Covid-19 regulations. The game was...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 5:28pm Read More

Five-day mandatory quarantine ‘complete waste of time’ says public health expert

A five-day quarantine requirement for passengers arriving into Ireland from abroad will still allow too many cases to spread into...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 3:19pm Read More

Survivor recalls mother and baby home ‘hellhole’

By Rebecca Black, PA A Northern Ireland woman has recalled spending months at a “hellhole” institution for unmarried mothers and...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 3:02pm Read More

Please take Vitamin D to protect against Covid-19, say Irish experts

Louise Walsh Please take vitamin D to help protect against Covid-19 while the vaccine is being rolled out — this...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 2:48pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Roscommon champions St Brigid’s reappoint senior manager

  Benny O’Brien has been reappointed as manager of the St Brigid’s senior football team for the 2021 season. “We’re delighted to confirm that Benny O’Brien and his management team will once again be in charge of our senior team...

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Dublin’s dominance “not cyclical” says Donie Shine

After calling time on a lengthy and successful playing career with club and county recently, former Roscommon and Clann na...

Tuesday, 19/01/21 - 9:50am Read More

Contrasting fortunes for Roscommon sides in underage draws

The draws for the 2021 Connacht U-20 and minor football championships were held tonight with very different results, with the...

Tuesday, 19/01/21 - 12:32am Read More

Moran steps into club management as more gaps fill around the west

Having dipped his toe into the world of coaching in 2020, 2017 footballer of the year Andy Moran will be...

Friday, 15/01/21 - 6:06pm Read More

Kilmore’s Peter Joe to be given GAA President’s Award

Kilmore GAA club have announced that Peter Joe Fitzmaurice, one of the most well-known and respected GAA figures in Roscommon,...

Friday, 15/01/21 - 4:31pm Read More

National Sport

Jay Rodriguez stars as Burnley beat Fulham to book their FA Cup fifth round spot

By Sonia Twigg, PA Jay Rodriguez struck twice for Burnley as they progressed through to the FA Cup fifth round thanks to a dominant 3-0 win at Fulham. The 31-year-old had not found the net since a 1-1 draw at...

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Leicester come from behind to knock Brentford out of FA Cup

By Andy Sims, PA Second-half goals from Cengiz Under, Youri Tielemans and James Maddison saw Leicester come from behind to...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 5:08pm Read More

Mesut Ozil’s best moments in an Arsenal shirt

By PA Sport Staff Mesut Ozil has left Arsenal to join Turkish Super Lig side Fenerbahce in a permanent deal....

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 4:13pm Read More

What next for Conor McGregor after Poirier defeat?

James Cox Conor McGregor’s return to the octagon did not go to plan as he suffered a second round defeat...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 4:07pm Read More

Mesut Ozil reflects on ‘amazing journey’ after completing move away from Arsenal

By PA Sport Staff Mesut Ozil has thanked Arsenal for an “amazing journey” after his departure to Fenerbahce was confirmed,...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 2:55pm Read More