Roscommon News

Pride of Place award for Athleague

          There was success for Athleague in this year’s Irish Public Bodies (IPB) Pride of Place Awards, which took place in the Lyrath Hotel, Kilkenny on Saturday night. The village won the overall award in the...

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Lisacul woman trapped in hospital bed for past six months

  A Lisacul woman has been trapped in hospital for the last six months due to a lack of home care support...

Tuesday, 03/12/19 - 2:23pm Read More

A Black Friday for Cuisle?

The Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) is expected to press ahead with the closure of Cuisle on Friday, despite a massive rally in...

Tuesday, 26/11/19 - 8:43am Read More

Dolan to be added to FG election ticket

  Ballinasloe-based Councillor Ashling Dolan is set to be unveiled as Fine Gael’s second candidate for the forthcoming General Election....

Tuesday, 26/11/19 - 8:21am Read More

Council budget ‘balanced and fair’

Roscommon County Council’s Budget for 2020 includes no increase in rates and has been described as balanced, fair, and transparent by...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 9:08am Read More

National News

Department of Health blocks €2k to Cervical Check victims

By Elaine Loughlin The Department of Health has blocked a €2,000 payment to the latest group of 250 women affected by the CervicalCheck scandal, who were added in the wake of this week’s Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)...

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Hard Brexit ‘not a realistic expectation’, says Ray O’Rourke

By Michael Clifford A leading Irish businessman in the UK has warned the country faces social unrest if Brexit occurs...

Saturday, 07/12/19 - 5:40am Read More

FAI’s debts could surpass €55m

The Football Association of Ireland’s total liabilities could be in excess of the €55m figure revealed by the organisation yesterday,...

Friday, 06/12/19 - 11:50pm Read More

Teen motorcyclist killed in road traffic collision in Cabra

A male motorcyclist in his late teens has been killed following a road traffic collision with a motor car today....

Friday, 06/12/19 - 10:00pm Read More

Farmers due to get higher price for beef following two protests

By Neil Michael IFA President Joe Healy at the Famers protest outside the Lidl Distribution plant in Charleville, Co. Cork...

Friday, 06/12/19 - 6:40pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Earley’s legacy inspires decade of success

        By Ian Cooney There’s little doubt that the untimely passing of former Roscommon senior footballer and All-Star Dermot Earley on June 23rd, 2010, rocked his beloved county to its core. A new decade had just dawned....

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Tokyo calling for Castlerea’s golden girl

Aoife O’Rourke’s rise to stardom had been on the cards. But there was a still an element from “tales from...

Wednesday, 04/12/19 - 10:05am Read More

O’Brien returns to Brigid’s hot seat

St. Brigid’s have turned to former club player and manager Benny O’Brien in their bid to win back the Fahey...

Monday, 02/12/19 - 5:13pm Read More

Herald vying for top media award

The Roscommon Herald will be vying for the overall media award at next weekend’s Aldi Community Games National Area, Volunteer...

Monday, 02/12/19 - 5:10pm Read More

All to do for Oran against Brigid’s

  Oran supporters will hope that their team can succeed where Tulsk narrowly failed last Saturday, as they prepare to...

Monday, 02/12/19 - 5:09pm Read More

National Sport

The FAI owes €62.3m, around half of it related to Lansdowne Road mortgage

By John Fallon Amid the scattergun of figures dished out at the FAI press conference yesterday, some mattered more than others. This had promised to be a day for a big reveal and it didn’t disappoint as three years of...

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New directors should be in FAI boardroom by early 2020

By John Fallon The post-mortem from the revelations of the FAI’s Black Friday should consume public discourse for a long...

Friday, 06/12/19 - 11:30pm Read More

Bernard O’Byrne predicts at least five years of austerity for FAI

By Stephen Barry Former FAI chief executive Bernard O’Byrne has predicted at least five years of austerity are in store...

Friday, 06/12/19 - 11:30pm Read More

Nigel Pearson appointed new Watford manager

By Press Association Watford have appointed Nigel Pearson as their new head coach, initially until the end of the season....

Friday, 06/12/19 - 7:20pm Read More

Schmidt responds to his captain’s lack of trust claims, says Best spoke ‘inadvertently’

By Larry Ryan Joe Schmidt has refuted Rory Best’s suggestion that the Ireland head coach didn’t trust his players enough...

Friday, 06/12/19 - 12:10pm Read More