Roscommon News

Omniplex Cinemas €2.5m investment set to secure Roscommon cinema future

Omniplex Cinemas announced today they will step in to save the former ‘C&L Plex’ cinema in Roscommon. On Monday the 5thof August, C&L Plex announced they were permanently closing, with immediate effect. Omniplex are now in discussions with the hope...

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Omniplex Takeover C&L Plex Cinema in Roscommon

Omniplex Cinemas announce today they will officially take over the ownership of the ‘C&L Plex’ cinema in Roscommon. On Monday...

Thursday, 08/08/19 - 10:20am Read More

Sterilisation service transfer cost almost €100k

The transfer of sterilisation services from Roscommon University Hospital to Portiuncula has cost almost €100,000 in10 months. Following critical HIQA reports of...

Tuesday, 06/08/19 - 10:27am Read More

IFA condemns wheel theft

  The county’s IFA Chairman has condemned the recent theft of a set of dual wheels from a tractor. The...

Tuesday, 06/08/19 - 10:26am Read More

End of an era in Brideswell as post office shuts

  It is the end of an era for the village of Brideswell as its local post office will close...

Tuesday, 30/07/19 - 8:07pm Read More

National News

Dublin assault: Man released without charge

A man in his 50s has been released without charge after a man was seriously assaulted in Dublin. The man in his 70s who was attacked at Courtney Place in Ballybough, remains in a critical but stable condition in the...

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210k medical card applications cancelled because people failed to provide relevant documentation in time

More than 210,000 medical card applications have been cancelled since 2016 because people failed to provide relevant documentation in time....

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Jack Downey’s parents brought his friends in to see damage drugs can do

The parents of a young man who died after taking drugs at a music festival earlier this month have revealed...

Sunday, 18/08/19 - 4:45pm Read More

Nine fatal incidents examined by railway inspectors last year

More than 50 incidents on Irish railways including nine fatalities were examined by inspectors from the Railway Accident Investigation Unit...

Sunday, 18/08/19 - 4:35pm Read More

Education Minister allocates extra funds for school buses

The Minister for Education Joe McHugh has provided additional funding to alleviate issues around the provision of school buses. The...

Sunday, 18/08/19 - 2:15pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Familiar foes waiting for Roscommon

    There comes a stage in every team’s season where the term “defining game” is bandied about, and while it would be unfair to describe the Roscommon intermediate ladies’ team’s All-Ireland semi-final against Meath on Saturday next as a...

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Collins happy to commit for new season

    Sloppy scores conceded and a failure to convert chances of their own were the main sources of regret...

Monday, 12/08/19 - 5:30pm Read More

Fallon and Kelly grab crucial goals

        Athleague’s hopes of retaining the Mickey Cunniffe Cup remain intact after a four-point victory over Oran...

Monday, 12/08/19 - 5:26pm Read More

Who will be the last teams standing in the local club championships?

The fellowship has been broken, and the battle lines are drawn. Throughout the summer, Roscommon has united behind Anthony Cunningham’s...

Monday, 12/08/19 - 5:24pm Read More

Critics answered, says Cunningham

While it counted for little beyond securing third place in Group Two of the Super 8s, Roscommon manager Anthony Cunningham...

Tuesday, 06/08/19 - 10:32am Read More

National Sport

McDonagh’s magic guides Galway to three in a row

[score] [team1]Galway[/team1][score1]3-14[/score1] [team2]Kilkenny[/team2][score2]0-12[/score2] [/score] Galway celebrate after their victory over Kilkenny in yesterday’s All-Ireland MHC final in Croke Park. Picture: Inpho/Tommy Dickson A minute into stoppage time at Croke Park, the three in a row long since secured, Galway found...

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Gavin’s Dubs tune up for Kingdom in west Clare

Dublin’s five-in-row chasing footballers ramped up their preparations for next month’s All-Ireland final with a weekend training camp in West...

Sunday, 18/08/19 - 7:35pm Read More

Tipperary celebrate 28th All Ireland win

[score] [team1]TIPPERARY[/team1][score1]3-25[/score1] [team2]KILKENNY[/team2][score2]0-20[/score2] [/score] Tipperary’s 28th All-Ireland title came easier than expected as Richie Hogan’s first-half sending off helped to...

Sunday, 18/08/19 - 5:35pm Read More

‘Only thing of mine on fire this week’ – Phil Mickelson’s hotel struck by lightning

Even by Phil Mickelson’s standards, his preparations for Sunday’s final round of the BMW Championship at Medinah, outside Chicago, were...

Sunday, 18/08/19 - 5:05pm Read More

Ladies Football: Convincing win for Monaghan over Westmeath

[score] [team1]Monaghan[/team1][score1] 3-18[/score1] [team2]Westmeath[/team2][score2] 1-10[/score2] [/score] Monaghan secured their precious Senior status with a convincing victory over Westmeath in the...

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