Roscommon News

Rental houses sought in Roscommon

REA Brady Estate Agents are reporting strong demand for rental properties in County Roscommon. REA Brady says that the quantity and quality of enquires they have for rental properties are high and that they have some excellent tenants ready to...

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Success for Brideswell and Tarmon NS pupils in art competition

  Pupils from Brideswell National School in South Roscommon and Tarmon National School in Castlerea are celebrating after being named junior...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 1:13pm Read More

Fraudsters targeting AIB customers

An Garda Síochána and Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. are seeing a large increase in ‘smishing’ attacks on Allied Irish Bank...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 11:31am Read More

Efforts underway in Roscommon to save Curlew from extinction

  A major campaign is underway in County Roscommon to safeguard the Curlew, the species of large wader bird, which...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 11:21am Read More

Four/five bedroomed bungalow a real country retreat

  A wonderful opportunity has arisen to acquire a quality spacious four/five bedroomed detached bungalow on a mature private site...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 10:48am Read More

Roscommon records lowest number of Covid-19 cases in country

Roscommon has today recorded the lowest number of Covid-19 cases in the country. For the first time in weeks, the...

Friday, 22/01/21 - 6:42pm Read More

Dangerous driving incident in Tulsk

Gardaí in Castlerea have confirmed a file has been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) after a recently...

Friday, 22/01/21 - 3:33pm Read More

Close to 1,000 fines issued for non-essential travel by Gardai

Since their introduction on January 11 2021, An Garda Síochána has issued 771 fines for non-essential travel. In addition to...

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‘Every effort’ being made to produce Book of Evidence in Castlerea murder case

Prosecuting Gardaí in the case of a man charged with the Capital Murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan say “every...

Friday, 22/01/21 - 2:22pm Read More

Public’s views sought on potential routes for Athlone to Galway cycleway

  Five potential route corridor options for the new Galway to Athlone Cycleway project will be available to view from...

Friday, 22/01/21 - 11:55am Read More

National News

Teen in custody over IFSC knife attack

Tom Tuite A 14-year-old boy has been remanded in custody after he was charged with carrying out a knife attack in Dublin’s IFSC, which left a woman fighting for her life. The woman, 48, a foreign national living in Dublin...

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Welsh tenor pays tribute to Irish public for bringing humanity to Covid funerals

Olivia Kelleher A Welsh tenor who performed at the requiem mass of former Cork Ladies football manager Eamonn Ryan has...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 2:36pm Read More

Hospital Covid infections ‘out of control’ says INMO

Muireann Duffy The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has described the Covid-19 rates of infection as “out of control”,...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 12:56pm Read More

Gardaí warn bank customers of ‘smishing’ attacks

Gardaí and Allied Irish Banks (AIB) are warning customers of a large increase in ‘smishing’ attacks on customers since the...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 12:09pm Read More

Mandatory quarantine and more checkpoints considered under increased travel restrictions

International arrivals into Ireland will be one of the key topics discussed at next week’s meeting of the Cabinet Covid-19...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 10:58am 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

Bruno Fernandes knows Liverpool can easily turn their form around

By Simon Peach, PA Chief Football Writer Bruno Fernandes is not reading too much into Liverpool’s poor recent run as the Manchester United midfielder attempts to knock their bitter rivals out of the FA Cup. A week on from the...

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Rory McIlroy leads the way in Abu Dhabi as he eyes overdue victory

By PA Sport Staff Former world number one Rory McIlroy fired a 67 to sit at the top of a...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 2:42pm Read More

Southampton march on after dumping holders Arsenal out of FA Cup

By Mark Mann-Bryans, PA Holders Arsenal were sent crashing out of the FA Cup as a Gabriel Magalhaes own goal...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 2:19pm Read More

Rafael Benitez leaves Chinese club Dalian by mutual consent

PA Sport Staff Rafael Benitez has left Chinese Super League club Dalian Professional by mutual consent. The Spaniard, who was...

Saturday, 23/01/21 - 1:15pm Read More

A lesson in inspiration by Chorley as Wolves end their FA Cup run

Andy Hampson, PA Chorley manager Jamie Vermiglio believes his part-time side have inspired people around the world with their magical...

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