Roscommon News

Fears remain for jobs at peat plant

  Bord na Móna has rowed back on its decision to lay-off of permanent staff at its peat processing plant at Mount Dillon, but the Union representing workers remains unconvinced jobs at the plant are secured. Last Thursday, Bord na...

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Cricket captain’s Lisacul connections

Lisacul is currently basking in its connection with global success following England’s success in the Cricket World Cup. The English side...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 10:50am Read More

Patient’s medical file found in public toilet at Roscommon Hospital

A patient’s medical file was found in a public toilet at Roscommon University Hospital (RUH), while five years of personnel...

Wednesday, 10/07/19 - 10:39am Read More

County’s farmers to protest in Dublin over Mercusor beef deal

Thousands of farmers from Roscommon are expected to converge on Dublin tomorrow in what is anticipated to be one of the largest...

Tuesday, 09/07/19 - 10:48am Read More

Planning upheld for battery energy storage facility

An Bord Pleanála has upheld a decision by Roscommon County Council to grant planning for a battery energy storage facility...

Tuesday, 09/07/19 - 10:45am Read More

National News

Gardaí appealing for help finding missing Dublin man

Gardaí are appealing for information on a man missing from Dublin, whose car has been found in Co Meath. Zilvinas Duda, 31, has been missing from the Ongar area of Dublin 15 since last Saturday, July 13. His car, a...

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Forty families on Dublin housing list given keys to new homes

File photo Forty families who are on Dublin City’s housing list have been given the keys to their new homes....

Thursday, 18/07/19 - 12:15pm Read More

Audi A4 and horsebox seized by gardaí in Cavan-Monaghan operation

The Audi A4 seized by the Criminal Assets Bureau The Criminal Assets Bureau seized an Audi A4 car and a...

Thursday, 18/07/19 - 11:45am Read More

Ghost Brokering investigation leads to gardaí seizing guns and freezing bank accounts

Smart phones, laptops, desktop computers, hard drives and two imitation firearms were seized by gardaí investigating insurance fraud. So-called Insurance...

Thursday, 18/07/19 - 11:35am Read More

Man arrested after Co Antrim taxi driver arrested at gunpoint

A man has been arrested after a taxi driver was robbed at gunpoint in Co Antrim. A male passenger showed...

Thursday, 18/07/19 - 10:05am Read More

Roscommon Sport

Simon signals statement of intent

      Simon Walker enjoyed the biggest win of his burgeoning golf career last week when he was victorious at the Leinster Boys (U-18) Amateur Open Championship held in Waterford Golf Club.   By Ian Cooney   The 18-year-old...

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Settling into a clear identity

KEVIN EGAN argues that for Roscommon to take the next step, they must move away from the “plucky underdog role”...

Monday, 15/07/19 - 5:15pm Read More

Tyrone match will dictate everything

    This time last year the country was basking in the Great Heatwave of 2018. On a balmy Friday...

Monday, 08/07/19 - 5:37pm Read More

‘Huge for hurling in Roscommon’

    The kind of evening that you never want to end — a Roscommon team lifting national silverware as...

Monday, 01/07/19 - 5:53pm Read More

Hyde deemed unsuitable for Galway/Mayo qualifier

Dr. Hyde Park has been ruled out of hosting the Mayo and Galway Round Four qualifier on Saturday next owing...

Monday, 01/07/19 - 5:47pm Read More

National Sport

Rory McIlroy shoots disastrous quadruple-bogey on first hole at Portrush

Rory McIlroy takes a drop shot on the 1st at Royal Portrush. Photo: David Davies/PA Tournament favourite and Ireland’s biggest hope Rory McIlroy had a nightmare start to the Open as he began with a quadruple-bogey eight. He took a...

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Leigh Griffiths makes comeback as Celtic cruise past Sarajevo

Leigh Griffiths made his comeback as Celtic eased past Sarajevo in the Champions League qualifiers. The striker came off the...

Wednesday, 17/07/19 - 10:30pm Read More

Crowds flock to Killarney to see Frankie Dettori beaten in photo finish in feature race

Frankie Dettori was out of luck in his four rides at Killarney this evening but he could hardly have come...

Wednesday, 17/07/19 - 9:50pm Read More

Dundalk win on penalties to progress in Champions League qualifiers

Dundalk are through to the second round of the Champions League qualifiers. They beat Riga 5-4 on penalties after their...

Wednesday, 17/07/19 - 8:30pm Read More

Sport Ireland supports Minister’s call for Conway not to seek FAI re-election

Sport Ireland has said it supports Minister Shane Ross’ call for FAI President Donal Conway not to seek re-election to...

Wednesday, 17/07/19 - 7:00pm Read More