Roscommon News

Naughten appealed for flaws in Covid protection measures at meat plants to be addressed three months ago

  An appeal was issued three months ago to the HSE to immediately convene its multi-agency group on the meat industry to address flaws in the Covid protection measures and to make recommendations to the National Public Health Emergency Team....

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Isabelle’s banana bread rises to the top

  Isabelle Sexton, a 14-year-old student from Roscommon Town, is one of Ireland’s best banana bread bakers having been chosen...

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Check out what €150,000 will buy you in County Roscommon this week

  On the market for €150,000 with Property Partners Earley, Roscommon is a four bedroomed semi-detached home of approximately 1,260...

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Capturing the beauty of Roscommon’s Northern Frontier

No need for a big intro here, it’s all about the images. It’s just that sometimes, as life gets hectic...

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Frenchpark born priest appointed to the Council of Tangaza University in Kenya

    Frenchpark-born missionary, Fr. Padraig Devine, Founder and International Chairman of the Shalom Center for Conflict Resolution & Reconciliation...

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Everyone must play their part in putting pressure on the virus

      Taoiseach Micheál Martin has asked the people of Ireland to reflect on what more they can do...

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County edges closer to five-week milestone

          On an evening when local restrictions were imposed on Kildare, Laois and Offaly following the...

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Wearing of face coverings recommended for second level teachers and students

        The wearing of face coverings has been recommended by the Government for secondary school teachers and...

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TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for Roscommon business

Gleesons Roscommon has just won a TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award putting them in the top 10% of hotels worldwide. This...

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Although in chronic pain Ruby is rarely seen without a smile

  By Ellen O’Riordan Although she is in chronic pain, five-year-old Ruby Morrissey is rarely seen without a smile. Ruby...

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National News

Forecast for sun-drenched weekend set to reach 26 degrees

Met Éireann has forecast a sun-drenched weekend for the country after recent weeks of clouds and rain. The coming week will be one of the hottest on record this year, with temperatures set to remain well above 20 degrees for...

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Midlands lockdown could extend to other areas, health officials warn

Health officials are warning that the local lockdowns in Kildare, Laois and Offaly could be extended to other areas. New...

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‘Catastrophic’ winter expected between flu and Covid-19, says Labour leader

The leader of the Labour Party has said that a “catastrophic” winter awaits the country unless action is taken on...

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Two men due in court over heroin seizure

Two men are to appear in court this morning in connection with the seizure of €3 million worth of drugs...

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Shock as Laois lockdown takes effect after five cases

There is shock in Laois as a local lockdown comes into effect today with just five cases of Covid-19 reported...

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Roscommon Sport

The Roscommon club championships so far – the winners and losers

By Kevin Egan No-one can say with any great degree of certainty that the local football and hurling championships here in Roscommon will be completed in 2020, but even if they are, a lot of clubs have already played half...

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Mixed emotions for Qualter as Tremane strive for parish bragging rights

            Kevin Egan looks ahead to Saturday evening’s second round senior hurling championship clash between...

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Kilmore take wind from Éire Óg’s sails

      After toasting Éire Óg’s victory against Castlerea a week earlier, Roscommon Herald columnist Canon Liam Devine was...

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Creggs drawn against defending champions

      Creggs have been handed a glamour tie at The Green in the opening round of the Energia...

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New Connacht GAA dome may stage senior championship matches

        Connacht GAA Secretary John Prenty has hinted that the province’s new state of the art dome...

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National Sport

Paul McGrath inducted into Irish soccer’s Hall of Fame

Paul McGrath has been inducted into Irish football’s Hall of Fame, the FAI have announced.The 83-times capped McGrath played for the Republic of Ireland in Euro 88 and well as in the World Cups in 1990 and ’94. “The word...

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Li leads the way as mistakes prove costly for Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry

There were plenty of low numbers to be had once again TPC Harding Park on Friday, but it was one...

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GPA propose shortening inter-county season by 17 weeks for July finish

The Gaelic Players Association (GPA) are proposing that the GAA contract the combined inter-county season and pre-season by up to...

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Women’s National League ready to get back to business

Last year’s winners Peamount United will face Treaty United at 6.30pm on Saturday in PRL Park. The 10th season of...

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Lowry recovers on the back nine to finish 2 under after US PGA first round

Shane Lowry is five behind the leaders after a first round of 68. Shane Lowry is tied for 20th after...

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