Roscommon News

Fianna Fáil adds Cllr. Orla Leyden to Roscommon-Galway General Election ticket

  Fianna Fáil Councillor Orla Leyden has been selected to contest the General Election for Roscommon-Galway, joining Eugene Murphy TD on the Party ticket in the constituency.   Cllr. Orla Leyden was elected to Roscommon County Council in 2004 and...

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Visiting Restrictions in place at Roscommon University Hospital

    Due to an increase in the number of patients with flu in Roscommon University Hospital, visiting restrictions are...

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Shock as Maura Hopkins not to contest election

The Fine Gael party organisation in Roscommon Galway has been left reeling following confirmation this evening (Tuesday) that Senator Maura...

Tuesday, 07/01/20 - 8:03pm Read More

Elphin to rally around house fire victims

  The community of Elphin is to come together next Monday night following a fire that left two brothers homeless on Sunday...

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Body of Castlerea woman found

Gardai have confirmed that the body of missing person Valerie Hough, who went missing from her home in the Knockroe...

Tuesday, 07/01/20 - 10:54am Read More

National News

Remarks made by Pat ‘The Cope’ Gallagher about SF/FF similarities dismissed by Mary Lou McDonald

By Cianan Brennan Remarks made by Donegal TD Pat “The Cope” Gallagher suggesting that Sinn Féin and his party Fianna Fáil are very alike have been dismissed by Mary Lou McDonald. Mr Gallagher, speaking on RTE Raidio na Gaeltachta this...

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Family ‘concerned’ for girl, 14, missing from Cavan

Gardaí are appealing for help in locating a missing 14-year-old from Cavan. Khadijah Kuhnel has been missing from the Rocklands...

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Teachers to strike on February 4

Members of the Teachers Union of Ireland are to strike on Tuesday, February 4. The union represents 19,000 members in...

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Man arrested following Sligo drug seizure

A man has been arrested following a drugs seizure in Sligo yesterday. As part of an ongoing investigation into drug...

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City council to look at hotel bed tax for Dublin

Dublin city council has given the go-ahead for a fresh look at introducing a hotel bed tax in Dublin. The...

Friday, 17/01/20 - 10:40am Read More

Roscommon Sport

Who will be top of the class?

Senior schools’ football has been a happy hunting ground for local post-primary schools in recent seasons, with Scoil Mhuire, Strokestown, St. Nathy’s College, Ballaghaderreen, and Roscommon CBS reaching All-Ireland championship finals over the last three seasons. James Fitzpatrick’s magnificent long-range...

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McGuinness picked for Ireland U-16 team

Monksland native Dara McGuinness became the latest player from that area to achieve recognition in the international soccer arena when...

Monday, 13/01/20 - 5:38pm Read More

‘There will be tougher days ahead’

Move on please — nothing to see here. A 30-point humiliation of Leitrim wasn’t on top of Anthony Cunningham’s wish...

Monday, 13/01/20 - 5:35pm Read More

O’Donnell handed Western Gaels baton

Former Roscommon player and manager Fergal O’Donnell has been confirmed as Western Gaels senior football manager for 2020 following a...

Monday, 06/01/20 - 5:24pm Read More

Stephen Kenny confirmed as special guest for sportstar awards

    Republic of Ireland U-21 manager Stephen Kenny will be the special guest at the 2019 Roscommon Herald/SuperValu Sportstar...

Monday, 06/01/20 - 5:22pm Read More

National Sport

Ireland U21 international Connor Ronan joins Blackpool on loan

By Press Association Blackpool have signed Wolves midfielder Connor Ronan on loan for the rest of the season. The Republic of Ireland Under-21 international has made 13 first-team appearances for Wolves and most recently spent time with DAC Dunajska Streda...

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Injured Greg Cunningham ends Blackburn loan deal to return to Cardiff

By Press Association Greg Cunningham has returned to parent club Cardiff after his loan spell at Blackburn was cut short...

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Kelly: Borris aim to express themselves

By Michael Moynihan Picture: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile Borris-Ileigh manager Johnny Kelly ponders the question. A turning point in the season that...

Friday, 17/01/20 - 6:10am Read More

Super League leaders Tralee Warriors facing points deduction

By John Coughlan Tralee Warriors A nightmare week for Garvey’s Tralee Warriors could get worse amid suggestions that they may...

Thursday, 16/01/20 - 5:40pm Read More

Leinster would "more than likely" support four provinces of eight

By John Fogarty Michael Reynolds Leinster GAA secretary Michael Reynolds claims the province is open to the idea of All-Ireland...

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