Roscommon News

Luchia determined to fly the flag for Roscommon at the Miss Ireland finals

Twenty-seven-year-old Luchia Noyes will represent Roscommon at the Miss Ireland finals. This year’s event takes place on Sunday, September 14 in The Helix in Dublin. She will be hoping to emulate the likes of former Miss World Rosanna Davidson and former model...

Read More

Green light for upgrade works at Dr Hyde Park

Plans for upgrading works at Dr Hyde Park have been given the go-ahead by Roscommon County Council. The planning permission,...

Tuesday, 20/08/19 - 9:02am Read More

Concerns over Boyle services

  Concerns have been raised for the future of some of Boyle’s mental health facilities, particularly in light of hostel...

Tuesday, 20/08/19 - 9:00am Read More

Omniplex Cinemas €2.5m investment set to secure Roscommon cinema future

Omniplex Cinemas announced today they will step in to save the former ‘C&L Plex’ cinema in Roscommon. On Monday the...

Thursday, 08/08/19 - 11:02am Read More

Omniplex Takeover C&L Plex Cinema in Roscommon

Omniplex Cinemas announce today they will officially take over the ownership of the ‘C&L Plex’ cinema in Roscommon. On Monday...

Thursday, 08/08/19 - 10:20am Read More

National News

Two arrested in connection with murder of Malcolm McKeown

Two men have been arrested over the murder of Malcolm McKeown. Mr McKeown, 54, was found dead in his car at a petrol station in Waringstown, Co Down on Monday evening. Police said he had been shot. Detectives arrested two...

Read More

Man, 21, in critical condition after ‘serious assault’ in Co Meath

Gardaí are investigating a “serious assault” in Co Meath overnight which left a 21-year-old man critically injured. The incident took...

Saturday, 24/08/19 - 2:50pm Read More

Lucky Kildare EuroMillions player scoops €500,000

A lucky person in Co Kildare is €500,000 richer this morning after winning the EuroMillions Plus top prize in last...

Saturday, 24/08/19 - 1:10pm Read More

‘It can affect anyone’: Jack Downey’s parents hope teen’s death will raise awareness about drugs

The parents of teenager Jack Downey who died after taking drugs at the Indiependence festival earlier this month have warned...

Saturday, 24/08/19 - 12:40pm Read More

Five young men hospitalised after car hits wall in Donegal

Five young men have been hospitalised after a serious road crash in west Donegal overnight. The five friends were traveling...

Saturday, 24/08/19 - 10:00am Read More

Roscommon Sport

‘League progression needs to be a priority’

    By Kevin Egan While Meath celebrated in the centre of the Nowlan Park field, the Roscommon intermediate ladies’ players were dotted all across the playing pitch, their expressions ranging from sombre to devastated as they reflected on another...

Read More

Clann and St. Brigid’s suffer surprise defeats

  Finalists in last year’s Roscommon Senior Football Championship, St. Brigid’s and Clann na nGael, suffered surprise defeats on the...

Monday, 19/08/19 - 5:55pm Read More

Familiar foes waiting for Roscommon

    There comes a stage in every team’s season where the term “defining game” is bandied about, and while...

Monday, 12/08/19 - 5:34pm Read More

Collins happy to commit for new season

    Sloppy scores conceded and a failure to convert chances of their own were the main sources of regret...

Monday, 12/08/19 - 5:30pm Read More

Fallon and Kelly grab crucial goals

        Athleague’s hopes of retaining the Mickey Cunniffe Cup remain intact after a four-point victory over Oran...

Monday, 12/08/19 - 5:26pm Read More

National Sport

Schmidt blasts ‘dishevelled’ performance in humiliating defeat to England

Ireland’s head coach Joe Schmidt during the warm-up. (©INPHO/Dan Sheridan) Joe Schmidt blasted Ireland’s performance as “dishevelled” after his side suffered a 57-15 humiliation at the hands of a rampant England at Twickenham on Saturday. Ireland has started the day...

Read More

Harry Kenny leaves St Pat’s ‘by mutual consent’

Harry Kenny has left St Patrick’s Athletic by mutual consent. The former Bray Wanderers boss took over from Liam Buckley...

Saturday, 24/08/19 - 7:10pm Read More

Ronan O’Gara faces stern test in first game as Top 14 head coach

Ronan O’Gara faces a stern test of his head coaching credentials on the opening weekend of the Top 14 season....

Friday, 23/08/19 - 6:00pm Read More

One change for Cork ahead of semi-final clash at Croke Park

Cork manager Ephie Fitzgerald has opted for one change in personnel ahead of Sunday’s mouth-watering TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Senior Football...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 1:30pm Read More

Ireland will top World Rankings for first time ever if they beat England

A win over England tomorrow would put Ireland on top of the World Rankings for the first time ever. Last...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 12:50pm Read More