Roscommon News

Anti-social behaviour causes two-hour train delay

  The 13.10 Westport-Heuston train was delayed in Claremorris this afternoon due to anti-social behaviour that resulted in the Gardaí being called to the scene. Iarnród Éireann tweeted at 2.29pm today that the service was delayed and that they were...

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Covid: 1,578 new cases as vaccine certs and masks likely to remain in place

By Cate McCurry, PA A further 1,578 cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in the Republic, the Department of Health...

Monday, 18/10/21 - 5:26pm Read More

Boil water notice affecting 800 homes and businesses lifted

A boil water notice in place in the Glenamaddy area has been lifted. It had been in place for close...

Monday, 18/10/21 - 3:58pm Read More

‘Minister’s comments on substitution crisis out of touch with reality’

  The Minister for Education has been called on to engage with school leaders and urgently address the substitution crisis...

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Milestone day for north west as new N4 road scheme opens

  This afternoon An Taoiseach Micheál Martin, T.D. will officially open the new N4 Collooney to Castlebaldwin Roads Project in...

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Out and about in County Roscommon!

  Former Shannonside FM news reporter Paul Quinn returned to his own stomping ground over the weekend and managed to...

Monday, 18/10/21 - 11:35am Read More

Taoiseach to visit County Roscommon this afternoon

The Taoiseach will visit county Roscommon today to officially turn the sod on the construction of the N5 Ballaghaderreen to...

Monday, 18/10/21 - 10:22am Read More

Roscommon slips further down litter league

  Roscommon Town has fallen four places to 24th in the Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) Anti-Litter League. Roscommon was...

Monday, 18/10/21 - 9:25am Read More

New plan could be in pipeline for former Cuisle facility at Donamon

By Darragh Kelly Hopes are mounting that the former Cuisle facility in Donamon may re-open as a respite care centre....

Sunday, 17/10/21 - 1:34pm Read More

New figures reveal crisis for pubs in Roscommon

A total of 16 pubs in County Roscommon have closed since the beginning of the pandemic, which vintners representatives say...

Sunday, 17/10/21 - 11:44am Read More

National News

Man arrested after €100,000 cannabis seizure in Kildare

By Dominic McGrath, PA A man has been arrested after cannabis herb worth €100,000 was seized earlier this month. Gardaí in Naas in Co Kildare found the haul during the search of a stolen van in Allenwood on October 9th....

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Victim found in Co Antrim field with knife wounds ‘was attempted murder’

By Dominic McGrath, PA Police believe an attack on a man near Broughshane earlier this month was attempted murder. The...

Monday, 18/10/21 - 9:15pm Read More

Teachers’ union calls for immediate return of Covid testing and tracing in schools

A teachers’ union has called for the immediate reintroduction of Covid-19 testing and contact tracing in primary schools due to...

Monday, 18/10/21 - 8:29pm Read More

Man says he was asked for €75 monthly ‘pet rent’ for two cats

A man has said he was asked to pay €75 per month in “pet rent” to keep his two cats...

Monday, 18/10/21 - 7:33pm Read More

Revenue employee challenges exclusion from sick leave scheme

A long-serving employee of the Revenue Commissioners has claimed it operates an “inflexible” policy of refusing extended sick leave for...

Monday, 18/10/21 - 6:33pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Clann and Kilbride to contest senior ladies’ football final

  Clann na nGael will become the latest team to try and break Kilbride’s stranglehold on the senior ladies’ football championship after both sides came through their respective semi-finals earlier today. Kilbride kept their hopes for six titles in succession...

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Athleague come good to secure 20th senior hurling championship crown

  Athleague are celebrating a famous county senior hurling championship triumph after a storming second-half performance saw them get the...

Sunday, 17/10/21 - 3:45pm Read More

Carty shines despite Connacht loss

  Jack Carty was Man of the Match, despite Connacht’s heart-breaking defeat against Munster in the United Rugby Championship at...

Saturday, 16/10/21 - 9:45pm Read More

One parish, two clubs, one winner

  Roscommon Herald Sports Editor IAN COONEY looks ahead to Sunday’s unique senior hurling final between parish rivals Athleague and...

Saturday, 16/10/21 - 9:13pm Read More

Cregg makes Team of the Year

  Ultimately, it was a disappointing year for the Roscommon intermediate ladies’ football team, but that hasn’t stopped Joanne Cregg...

Saturday, 16/10/21 - 12:17pm Read More

National Sport

Newcastle launch investigation into alleged racist gesture at Tottenham game

By Damian Spellman, PA Newcastle have vowed to take “the strongest possible action” against anyone involved in discriminatory behaviour following an allegation of a racist gesture made towards Tottenham fans. The club and Northumbria Police are investigating a complaint in...

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Defensive boost for Chelsea as Thiago Silva and Antonio Rudiger return

By By Nick Purewal, PA Thiago Silva and Antonio Rudiger have bolstered Chelsea’s defensive options ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League...

Monday, 18/10/21 - 5:42pm Read More

Cocaine is ‘well and truly alive’ in GAA clubs, says former hurling All-Star

Cocaine is “well and truly alive” in the GAA according to former Limerick hurling All-Star Ciarán Carey. Speaking to Newstalk,...

Monday, 18/10/21 - 5:33pm Read More

Curtis Campher: I was ‘very fortunate’ to take four wickets in four balls

By Sonia Twigg, PA Curtis Campher admitted he was “very fortunate” to make Twenty20 World Cup history by taking four...

Monday, 18/10/21 - 4:39pm Read More

England ordered to play match behind closed doors after Euro 2020 final disorder

By Jamie Gardner, PA Chief Sports Reporter England will have to play their next home UEFA competition match behind closed...

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