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

CervicalCheck patient support group welcome HSE’s rapid review

Stephen Teap A CervicalCheck patient support group has welcomed the HSE’s decision to carry out a rapid review into the latest controversy. The independent review, chaired by DCU president Professor Brian McCraith, will examine the circumstances that led to 800...

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Doubling amount of ethanol in petrol ‘could reduce our carbon emissions’

Doubling the amount of ethanol in petrol would significantly reduce our carbon emissions. Every litre of petrol sold in Ireland...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 8:30am Read More

People urged ‘that little bit more vigilant’ when it comes wildfires

People are being urged to be careful of wildfires over the coming days. A spell of dry weather, with moderate...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 7:10am Read More

Gardaí issue appeal for help to find missing Kerry teenager

Gardaí are asking for help to find a 16-year-old girl missing from her home in Co. Kerry. Shania Coffey was...

Monday, 15/07/19 - 8:50pm Read More

Gardaí investigating motorcyclist death in Mallow at weekend

File photo Gardaí investigating the death of a motorcyclist in Mallow on Sunday have appealed for motorists with dashcam footage...

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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

Everton sign Fabian Delph from Manchester City

Everton have announced the signing of midfielder Fabian Delph from Manchester City on a three-year deal. The 29-year-old England international, who joined City from Aston Villa in 2015, signs for an undisclosed fee. He told the club website: “Every time...

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Donal Conway nominated unopposed for FAI presidency

Donal Conway has been nominated unopposed by AGM members to be the next FAI president. Donal Conway. Noel Fitzroy, Gerry...

Monday, 15/07/19 - 6:40pm Read More

Northern Ireland slip to Malawi defeat at Netball World Cup

Northern Ireland suffered another setback in their bid to secure a top-eight finish at the Netball World Cup in Liverpool....

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Darren Clarke reflects on the North’s ‘incredible journey’ from The Troubles to hosting The Open

Darren Clarke insists he had no hesitation in accepting an invite to hit the opening tee shot as he reflected...

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Infected bite hinders James Sugrue’s Open preparations

James Sugrue is battling an infected bite on his calf to be fit to tee off at the Open Championship...

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