Roscommon News

Motorist clocked speeding at over 200km/h during Storm Barra

  A driver has been caught speeding after the car they were driving was clocked travelling over 200km/h during a pre-planned Garda operation. The driver now faces a court appearance after the vehicle was stopped by gardaí on the M9...

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PJ Mahoney to be laid to rest on Saturday following fatal collision

The funeral will take place this weekend of the Galway man killed in a road accident earlier this week. PJ...

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‘Star’ shines a light on Roscommon family’s ‘stress and torture’

  Former Kerry GAA star Kieran Donaghy is the latest well-known personality to highlight the plight of three young children...

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Several hundred homes and businesses without electricity in Roscommon

Several hundred homes and business premises are without power this evening following Storm Barra as ESB crews continue to restore...

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Ambitious female entrepreneurs from Roscommon sought for award-winning Going for Growth programme

    The call is now open for ambitious female entrepreneurs from Roscommon, who are looking to take their business...

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Roscommon family appeal for help to finish home in time for Christmas

By Darragh Kelly A Roscommon Town mother of three young boys living with a rare, life-limiting illness has appealed to...

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Piers Morgan highlights Roscommon family’s ‘heartbreaking situation’

  By Ciara McCaughley Well-known media personality Piers Morgan has taken to social media to highlight the plight of three...

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Here’s what people searched for on Google in 2021

  Euro 2020, Covid-19 and Netflix TV shows were all amongst the most searched things online this year. Google has...

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Over 2,000 homes without power throughout County Roscommon this morning

Over 2,000 homes and businesses in the county are without electricity this morning as the impact of Storm Barra continues...

Wednesday, 08/12/21 - 9:24am Read More

Latest power outages across Roscommon

  Over 1,500 homes across County Roscommon are currently without power as high winds associated with Storm Barra continue to...

Tuesday, 07/12/21 - 11:28pm Read More

National News

Everyone should get a booster jab after three months, says Professor Luke O’Neill

Vivienne Clarke Immunologist Professor Luke O’Neill has called for everyone in the country to receive the booster vaccine after three months. The professor of biochemistry at Trinity College, Dublin told Newstalk’s Pat Kenny show that it was “ridiculous” for people...

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Enhanced wage subsidy scheme announced for December and January

Muireann Duffy Enhanced supports for businesses who qualify for the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) have been announced by the...

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Major downfalls identified in support for human trafficking survivors

The sexual exploitation of vulnerable migrant women continued unabated during the pandemic, according to a new report from the Immigrant...

Thursday, 09/12/21 - 11:07am Read More

Fintan O’Toole claims An Post Irish Book of the Year 2021 award

Muireann Duffy Fintan O’Toole’s We Don’t Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Ireland Since 1958 has won the An Post...

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ESB hoping to have power restored to 8,000 homes by this evening

Digital Desk Staff The ESB says it hopes to have the majority of the 8,000 homes still without power restored...

Thursday, 09/12/21 - 10:14am Read More

Roscommon Sport

Roscommon League sides find out FAI Junior Cup fate

  The two Roscommon and District Football League sides left in contention for FAI Centenary Junior Cup honours now know their fate in the last 32 of the competition following this week’s draw. Boyle Celtic will make the long journey...

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Roscommon woman wins national soccer title in the USA

    A Roscommon soccer star has capped a memorable year with an NCAA National Championship title after her Florida...

Wednesday, 08/12/21 - 11:23am Read More

Connacht GAA Air Dome to be renamed following new partnership deal

    Connacht GAA and NUI Galway have officially announced a new partnership agreement which sees the Air Dome at...

Wednesday, 08/12/21 - 10:30am Read More

All-Ireland winning captain calls time on his football career

David Flynn, the man who lifted the Tom Markham Cup on what was a memorable and historic evening in Ennis...

Saturday, 04/12/21 - 5:11pm Read More

Faithleach’s scrape through tense battle at the Hyde

Connacht IFC club semi-final St. Faithleach’s 1-12    St. Farnan’s 1-11 (after extra time) Roscommon Intermediate champions St. Faithleach’s will...

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National Sport

Formula One decider to be shown on Channel 4

Mark Mann-Bryans, PA The Formula One world championship showdown will be free to air as Channel 4 announced it will screen the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix live. Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen are locked on 369.5 points at the top...

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Football rumours: Georginio Wijnaldum angling for Premier League return

By PA Sport Staff Georginio Wijnaldum is believed to be open to a loan move back to the Premier League...

Thursday, 09/12/21 - 8:12am Read More

Mason Greenwood provides moment of magic as Man United draw with Young Boys

By Simon Peach, PA Chief Football Writer Manchester United youngster Mason Greenwood scored an acrobatic stunner that lit up an...

Wednesday, 08/12/21 - 10:37pm Read More

Tottenham’s clash with Rennes postponed over Covid outbreak

By PA Sport Staff Tottenham’s Europa Conference League game against Rennes on Thursday has been postponed following several positive Covid-19...

Wednesday, 08/12/21 - 9:44pm Read More

Magomed Ozdoev nets at the death as Chelsea held to draw at Zenit St Petersburg

By Nick Purewal, PA Magomed Ozdoev’s stoppage-time thunderbolt consigned a patched-up Chelsea to a 3-3 draw at Zenit St Petersburg...

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