Roscommon News

Appeal for speed ramps

              An appeal for the installation of speed ramps on the Cloonslanor Road from the Tulsk approach to Strokestown was made at a recent meeting of the Boyle Municipal District. The issue was raised...

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New winter Spanish service from Ireland West Knock announced by Ryanair

  Ryanair has announced a new weekly service this winter between Ireland West Airport Knock and Malaga, on the Costa...

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Eugene braves the elements for fundraising walk in memory of daughter

Eugene O’Leary from Howth has been cycling and walking all over the world fundraising for charity since his daughter, a...

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Guilty plea to sexual assault at Roscommon Circuit Court

A man in his 30s pleaded guilty at Roscommon Circuit Court to the sexual assault of a child. The offence...

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DPP file to be prepared following arrests in money laundering investigation

Four men and a woman  held at garda stations across Co Longford as part of a major anti-crime offensive against...

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Cocaine addiction on the rise in County Roscommon

The number of people resident in County Roscommon seeking treatment for cocaine addiction increased last year. Over the five years...

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Lidl appeals refusal of planning permission for local store to An Bord Pleanala

  Lidl has appealed the refusal of a proposed €10million store to An Bord Pleanala. Lidl has appealed Westmeath County...

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‘My aim was to treat everyone fairly and to select the team based on training form’

Roscommon ladies footballers will have an interim management team in place for their relegation playoff with Longford on Sunday August...

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Funding allocated to enhance streetscapes and shopfronts in county

Funding of €220,000 has been allocated to Roscommon County Council as part of The Streetscape Enhancement Initiative. Minister for Rural...

Wednesday, 04/08/21 - 10:33am Read More

Funeral Mass this morning of Roscommon man killed in collision

  The funeral Mass takes place this morning of the young Roscommon man who lost his life in a car...

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National News

People Before Profit propose Bill for workplace carbon dioxide monitors to tackle Covid

Dominic McGrath, PA A new law proposed by People Before Profit would see carbon dioxide monitors installed in every workplace as a way to tackle the spread of Covid-19. The party has put forward a Bill which would make it...

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Defence delivers closing speeches in Kevin Lunney assault trial

Eoin Reynolds The actions of one of the men accused of abducting and torturing Kevin Lunney are “very suspicious” but...

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Zappone says she will turn down UN envoy job after mounting political pressure

By James Ward, PA Former minister Katherine Zappone has decided to turn down a Government appointment as a special envoy...

Wednesday, 04/08/21 - 2:27pm Read More

Mark O’Sullivan feared for safety in letter about family will, Kanturk inquest told

Olivia Kelleher Warning: This article includes content that some readers may find distressing A young man who incurred seven fatal...

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Record swim from Ireland to Scotland celebrated with pint and jam sandwich

By Rebecca Black, PA A Co Armagh man has claimed a new world record for swimming from Ireland to Scotland....

Wednesday, 04/08/21 - 12:31pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Roscommon produce remarkable comeback to down Galway

Electric Ireland Connacht Minor Football semi-final ROSCOMMON 1-16        GALWAY             2-12                                     Kevin Egan at Tuam Stadium Roscommon’s remarkable underage year continues to enthrall and entertain the county, and tonight it was the turn of the minors to produce heroics...

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Robbie Henshaw: Lions braced for backlash from ‘massively dangerous’ Springboks

By Duncan Bech, PA England Rugby Correspondent Robbie Henshaw insists the British and Irish Lions are ready for South Africa’s...

Saturday, 31/07/21 - 10:57am Read More

O’Hora resigns from Roscommon ladies football manager role

Roscommon ladies football manager Diane O’Hora has resigned from the role as of last night, and the executive of Roscommon...

Friday, 30/07/21 - 10:33am Read More

Skyace bids for Galway hurdle glory

After a memorable 2020-21 season, local horse Skyace bids for further glory in this evening’s Guinness Galway Hurdle, the highlight...

Thursday, 29/07/21 - 1:00pm Read More

Dolan recalls meeting with Páidí O’Sé to join Westmeath panel following Roscommon exit

Former Roscommon footballer Frankie Dolan has spoken of the time he considered playing football for Westmeath after he finished his...

Wednesday, 28/07/21 - 2:39pm Read More

National Sport

Virgil Van Dijk staying cautious as playing comeback nears

By Carl Markham, PA Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk will step up his comeback in a friendly against Bologna on Thursday but admits he does not yet know when manager Jurgen Klopp will clear him for Premier League action. The...

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Canadian Andre De Grasse wins men’s 200 metre final

By Nick Mashiter, PA, Tokyo Canada’s Andre De Grasse admitted his 100m disappointment inspired him to 200m glory after he...

Wednesday, 04/08/21 - 2:58pm Read More

Croke Park to host Dublin-Mayo football double-header

The TG4 All-Ireland semi-final between Dublin and Mayo will be staged in Croke Park on Saturday, August 14th, the Ladies...

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Manchester City closing in on £100m deal for Jack Grealish – reports

By Andy Hampson, PA Manchester City are closing in on a British record £100 million (€117 million) deal for Aston...

Wednesday, 04/08/21 - 2:38pm Read More

De Klerk and Du Toit absence will hurt South Africa – Warren Gatland

By Duncan Bech, PA England Rugby Correspondent British and Irish Lions boss Warren Gatland insists South Africa will feel acutely...

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