Roscommon News

Charities Call On Government To Save Ireland’s Only Accessible Holiday and Respite Centre

A protest will take place this Wednesday outside Dáil Éireann to call on the Government to save Cuisle, Ireland’s only accessible holiday and respite centre. The decision to close the facility in Donamon, Co. Roscommon was taken by the Irish...

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Dog discovered tied to a gate trying to nurse six new born puppies in Elphin

A lurcher dog was found nursing her six new born puppies while chained to a gate in a field near...

Wednesday, 06/11/19 - 12:27pm Read More

€170,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis seized in Roscommon Town

Gardaí in Roscommon are investigating a seizure of drugs at a number of houses in Roscommon town on Tuesday afternoon....

Wednesday, 06/11/19 - 9:42am Read More

Burglar disturbed in Ballaghaderreen house

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to an attempted burglary of a house in the Kilcolman area of Ballaghaderreen on Saturday...

Tuesday, 05/11/19 - 11:32am Read More

‘We need to march through the streets for Cuisle’

The planned closure of the Cuisle Holiday Centre in Donamon cannot be allowed to happen, a prominent Roscommon health activist has said....

Tuesday, 05/11/19 - 11:29am Read More

National News

Someone is €500,000 richer after tonight’s EuroMillions

There was no winner of tonight’s EuroMillions jackpot – worth almost €105m – however someone is €500,000 richer. One Irish player matched five numbers in the EuroMillions Plus draw to scoop the top €500,000 prize. The winning ticket was sold...

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Gardaí appeal for help in location missing 14-year-old from Dublin

Gardaí are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 14-year-old. Kayleigh Egan was last seen today in the Drimnagh...

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Man shot dog during attempt to kill woman whose son was in relationship with former partner, alleged in court

A 35-year-old man attempted to murder a woman because he could not accept her son was in a relationship with...

Tuesday, 12/11/19 - 5:50pm Read More

West Clare man pleads guilty to careless driving causing death of toddler

By Gordon Deegan A 62-year old west Clare man has pleaded guilty to careless driving causing the death of a...

Tuesday, 12/11/19 - 5:20pm Read More

‘The family are not moving today’: Crowd gathers to oppose repossession of Roscommon farmhouse

File photo from December 2018 of burnt out vehicles in the yard of the house which was the scene of...

Tuesday, 12/11/19 - 4:10pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Roscommon U-16s up and running in Fr Manning Cup

  The Roscommon U-16 footballers showed impressive resolve in the last quarter to fend off a gritty Leitrim challenge in the Fr. Manning Cup at Orchard Park, Elphin, on Saturday afternoon. This was a morale-boosting win for the young Rossies...

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Tulsk and Ballinameen face tough tasks

  Both Tulsk Lord Edwards and Ballinameen are 60 minutes away from Connacht final appearances, but they’ll have to come...

Monday, 04/11/19 - 5:36pm Read More

Flanagan urges Pearses to ‘keep pushing themselves’

As a former Sligo manager, Markievicz Park holds a special place in Pat Flanagan’s heart, and the Padraig Pearses boss,...

Monday, 04/11/19 - 5:33pm Read More

London calling for Pearses as Roscommon champions topple Tourlestrane

  Padraig Pearses took to the Connacht Club Senior Football Championship like a duck to water with a thoroughly deserved...

Sunday, 03/11/19 - 7:19pm Read More

Tulsk call on their powers of recovery once more

  Seven points in the last ten minutes helped Roscommon intermediate football champions Tulsk Lord Edwards reach the Connacht Club...

Saturday, 02/11/19 - 6:25pm Read More

National Sport

17-year-old goalie Bazunu among four players confirmed for Ireland U21 debuts

By Stephen Barry Manchester City goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu will make his Ireland U21 debut in Thursday’s European Championship qualifier against Armenia. The 17-year-old will be joined in making his debut by three defenders, Gillingham’s Thomas O’Connor, Newport County’s Danny McNamara,...

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Higgins, Selby and Murphy progress to second round of Northern Ireland Open

By Press Association John Higgins, Mark Selby and Shaun Murphy safely reached the second round of the Northern Ireland Open...

Monday, 11/11/19 - 10:35pm Read More

Groin injury rules Aaron Connolly out of November matches

Aaron Connolly has been ruled out of the upcoming games against New Zealand and Denmark due to injury. The Brighton...

Monday, 11/11/19 - 7:45pm Read More

Robbie Henshaw returns to Leinster training ahead of European opener

Robbie Henshaw will return to Leinster training this week ahead of Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup opener with Benetton. The centre...

Monday, 11/11/19 - 3:35pm Read More

Hurlers’ character pleases delighted Comerford

    By Ian Cooney   Roscommon’s hurling community is tight, so it’s no surprise that Sunday’s hard-fought league triumph...

Monday, 11/03/19 - 5:44pm Read More