Roscommon News

Friday is D-Day for election candidates

  On Friday voters from across Roscommon will go to the polls to elect 18 people to Roscommon County Council. At least three new members of the authority will be elected following the retirements of outgoing councillors Michael Creaton, Rachel Doherty, and Paddy...

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AIT to provide third-level course in Castlerea

  A third-level course is to be delivered by Athlone Institute of Technology in Castlerea. This week, Cllr Nigel Dineen...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 9:43am Read More

Brave Tracey is laid to rest

The beautiful blue skies and animated birdsong seemed at odds with the grief expressed at the untimely death of cancer...

Tuesday, 14/05/19 - 12:40pm Read More

Priest fatally injured

  There was shock and sadness in the Drumboylan area this week following the tragic death of a priest over...

Tuesday, 14/05/19 - 12:39pm Read More

Fatal Hit and Run Collision in Keadue

Gardaí at Boyle County Roscommon are investigating a fatal hit and run traffic collision which occurred in Keadue Co Roscommon...

Sunday, 12/05/19 - 9:08am Read More

National News

No plans to legalise cannabis, says Health Minister

The Health Minister says there are no plans to legalise cannabis in Ireland. Simon Harris is rejecting claims by an alliance of senior doctors that the country is ‘sleepwalking’ into the general legalisation of the drug. A report from a...

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Taoiseach to raise issues of climate change and Brexit with Trump on Ireland visit

The Taoiseach says he will raise climate change and Brexit with Donald Trump during his visit to Ireland next month....

Wednesday, 22/05/19 - 2:15pm Read More

Man injured in reported explosion in Donegal

One man has been taken to hospital following a reported explosion at a Co Donegal car yard. The incident happened...

Wednesday, 22/05/19 - 1:55pm Read More

Terms of reference compiled for review group into running of Waterford hosptial mortuary

The terms of reference and membership of a review group into the running of University Hospital Waterford mortuary has been...

Wednesday, 22/05/19 - 1:35pm Read More

Calls for Ireland to ban single-use plastics

There are calls for Ireland to follow in England’s footsteps and ban single-use plastics. From April, people in the UK...

Wednesday, 22/05/19 - 12:35pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Something different required to catch Mayo off guard

    At the end of the press night ahead of the Leitrim game, Roscommon senior football captain Enda Smith was asked about the prospect of facing Mayo. Naturally, Smith didn’t want to look that far down the road as...

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‘To win the double is special’ – Moran

  For St. Peter’s manager Padraig Moran, the closing stages of this season have been an emotional time. Moran was...

Monday, 20/05/19 - 5:27pm Read More

‘Leitrim’s league campaign helped us’

The dressing rooms were still cloudy with steam from the post-match showers last Sunday afternoon in Dr. Hyde Park when...

Monday, 13/05/19 - 5:32pm Read More

‘It’s the stuff of dreams for us’

  Over the course of what was ultimately a very successful league campaign during last spring, there were several games...

Monday, 13/05/19 - 5:28pm Read More

Leitrim need to rediscover competitive streak

When the draw was made for the 2019 Connacht Senior Football Championship, the abiding image from the RTE studios was...

Tuesday, 07/05/19 - 10:00am Read More

National Sport

Five Connacht, Munster and Ulster players nominated for Pro14 Dream Team

18 Irish-based players are among the 45 nominees for the Pro14 team of the year. Connacht’s half-backs Caolin Blade and Jack Carty are both nominated. The ‘Dream Team’ will be revealed tomorrow evening, having been voted on by a panel...

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Munster reveal home and alternate jerseys for next season

Photos: munsterrugby.ie Munster have revealed their new home and alternate jerseys for next season. The inspiration for the design “comes...

Wednesday, 22/05/19 - 12:05pm Read More

St Pat’s revive European ambitions with win over Derry

St Patrick’s Athletic have breathed new life into their European ambitions. Kevin Toner’s first-half header was enough to give Harry...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 10:45pm Read More

Spurs ban three fans who tried to sell on Champions League final tickets

Tottenham have handed “indefinite” bans to three supporters who tried to sell their Champions League final tickets on a secondary...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 10:05pm Read More

Sean Powter has ‘outside chance’ of playing in the championship this year

Sean Powter could see action for the Cork footballers this summer – but only if the county progresses as far...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 8:45pm Read More