Roscommon News

Boyle teen rescues man from local river

The bravery of a 15-year-old Boyle student whose quick thinking saved a man from drowning in the Boyle River on Friday afternoon has been widely praised. Sam Roddan, a student at Abbey Community College, entered the Boyle River across from...

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Meeting to discuss report into future of Castlerea Fire Station

Personnel from Castlerea Fire Station, which has remained closed for nearly three years, will attend a meeting with senior council...

Tuesday, 15/10/19 - 9:37am Read More

Man hospitalised after teen rescues him from Boyle river

A man in his 40s has been taken to hospital after a dramatic river rescue in Boyle this afternoon. It...

Friday, 11/10/19 - 8:11pm Read More

Roscommon family at the centre of controversial eviction given a month to vacate home

The Co Roscommon family whose farm was the centre of a controversial eviction last year have been given a month...

Friday, 11/10/19 - 1:17pm Read More

Concern for dog dumped near Castlerea

Concern is mounting for a dog that is believed to have been dumped in the Castlerea area over a month...

Wednesday, 09/10/19 - 12:42pm Read More

National News

Gardaí appeal for help in search for missing man in Galway

23-year-old Cathal Whelan Gardaí are appealing for help in tracing a missing man in County Galway. 23-year-old Cathal Whelan is missing since Tuesday when he was out socialising in Clifden Town that night. He is described as 6ft tall, of...

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Shooting victim was ordered to attend ‘appointment’

By Press Association Detectives investigating a paramilitary-style shooting in Co Antrim said the victim was ordered to attend the so-called...

Saturday, 19/10/19 - 12:45pm Read More

‘Wild fluctuations’ in Fair Deal waiting list figures deeply concerning, says FF

The Fair Deal scheme waiting list increased by 30% last month. New figures seen by Fianna Fáil show in the...

Saturday, 19/10/19 - 12:45pm Read More

Over 700 cases of mumps reported in Dublin so far in 2019

More than 700 Dubliners have been struck down with mumps so far this year. New figures from the HSE show...

Saturday, 19/10/19 - 12:00pm Read More

286 drivers caught speeding during National Slow Down Day

By Michelle McGlynn One driver has been caught doing 180 kilometres per hour on Dublin’s M1 and another has been...

Saturday, 19/10/19 - 11:00am Read More

Roscommon Sport

‘There’s always room for improvement’

    A first season in Roscommon colours defined by progress, provincial silverware and an All-Star nomination, Conor Cox reflects on a whirlwind few months in the “Primrose and Blue”, telling Roscommon Herald Sports Editor IAN COONEY that improvement will...

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Nobody will begrudge Pearses this success

  At 5.29 p.m. on October 13th, 2019, it ended. That was the moment when referee Marty Parker blew his...

Tuesday, 15/10/19 - 9:00am Read More

Tulsk’s appointed hour for deliverance has arrived

    Tulsk’s time to deliver or Oran continuing to defy the odds? Whatever the outcome of Sunday’s intermediate football...

Monday, 14/10/19 - 5:49pm Read More

Flanagan and Pearses scale their own Everest

    English mountaineer George Mallory came up with the infamous response “because it’s there” when he was asked about...

Monday, 14/10/19 - 5:43pm Read More

Kayleigh hoping to ‘Shine’ for Ireland

  Kayleigh Shine will be hoping to add another international cap to her already impressive sporting CV on Tuesday evening...

Monday, 07/10/19 - 5:50pm Read More

National Sport

Hansen insists faith in youth was no gamble after All Blacks sweep aside Ireland

By Press Association Steve Hansen insists quality and not quantity is the vital factor when it comes to experience after seeing New Zealand’s young guns blast Ireland out of the World Cup. Joe Schmidt opted to pick his tried and...

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Schmidt a ‘little bit broken’ by loss to All Blacks

By Brendan O’Brien Ireland’s Head Coach Joe Schmidt with Scrum coach Greg Feek after the game ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan Joe Schmidt...

Saturday, 19/10/19 - 4:10pm Read More

Twitter: Tributes paid to Schmidt and Best after Rugby World Cup quarter-final defeat

Rory Best after being subbed off ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan Ireland suffered another Rugby World Cup quarter-final defeat as they were well...

Saturday, 19/10/19 - 3:00pm Read More

Eddie O’Sullivan: ‘This was an absolute tonking’

Ireland’s Rob Kearney is tackled by New Zealand’s Kieran Read ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan Eddie O’Sullivan and Stephen Ferris didn’t hold back...

Saturday, 19/10/19 - 2:20pm Read More

Same bitter regrets for Ireland as World Cup bid falls flat

By Brendan O’Brien Ireland players dejected after conceding a try ©INPHO/Billy Stickland It’s not even the fact that Ireland have...

Saturday, 19/10/19 - 1:30pm Read More