Roscommon News

Helen McEntee shares first picture of her newborn son

James Cox Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has shared the first picture of her newborn son and thanked those who sent well-wishes. Ms McEntee and her husband Paul Hickey welcomed their first child last week. They have named their son...

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Covid-19: Better news for Roscommon this evening

  There was better news on the Covid-19 case front for County Roscommon this evening with fewer than five cases...

Wednesday, 05/05/21 - 6:05pm Read More

Welcome return to in-person religious services

The easing of lockdown restrictions from May 10th including the return of in-person religious services has been welcomed by Senator...

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Sports Direct announces renewal of support for Roscommon GAA club for further 3 years

      There was big news for a Roscommon GAA club today as Sports Direct announced the renewal of...

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Bill to remove ‘cliff-edge’ for Lone Parents when youngest child turns seven

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Social Protection Claire Kerrane TD has today introduced a Bill to remove the current cliff edge...

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Center Parcs Longford confirms re-opening date

Center Parcs has announced that it hopes to re-open its Longford Forest facility at the start of next month. It...

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Three students at Roscommon primary school test positive for Covid 19

Three positive cases of Covid 19 have been detected at a County Roscommon primary school. Parents were contacted by the...

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Number of people waiting to sit driving test in County Roscommon confirmed

Covid 19 restrictions are impacting on the number of people waiting to sit their driving tests with more than 1100...

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Pope Francis invites Knock Shrine to join marathon prayer initiative in May to end pandemic

  The inclusion of Knock, the international Marian Shrine, as one of thirty shrines around the world invited by the Holy...

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Fitzmaurice slams An Taisce ‘Quiet Man’ economics 

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice has warned the lobbying body An Taisce that “if you want a conversation with rural Ireland,...

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National News

Summer reopening: Indoor dining and sports spectators on Govt agenda

Spectators at sports events and the return of indoor dining in July are under consideration, as part of the Government’s plan to ease Covid-19 restrictions. The Irish Times reports that the plans were outlined by the Taoiseach and Tánaiste at...

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Fianna Fáil "drowning in shadow of Fine Gael housing policy", TDs told

The Government is “drowning in the shadows of Fine Gael housing policy”, a private meeting of Fianna Fáil senators and...

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No plans to keep Donegal in lockdown despite Covid spike – Dr Glynn

Stephen Maguire The deputy chief medical officer has said there are no plans to keep County Donegal in lockdown from...

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O’Neill dismisses suggestion Bobby Sands not buried in cemetery of his choosing

By David Young, PA Sinn Féin’s vice president has described as “crass” the suggestion that IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands...

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I felt sorry for Arlene Foster over DUP revolt, says Michelle O’Neill

By David Young, PA Stormont’s deputy First Minister has said she felt sorry for Arlene Foster over the way she...

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Roscommon Sport

Former Ireland midfielder Alan McLoughlin dies aged 54

Former Republic of Ireland footballer Alan McLoughlin has died with cancer, aged 54. McLoughlin earned 42 international caps during the 1990s, scoring a crucial goal at Windsor Park which helped Ireland qualify for the 1994 World Cup. He started as...

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Fans may be able to attend Rossies’ provincial semi-final

  Roscommon may be able to hear the “Rossie Roar” for the first time in 16 months at Dr. Hyde...

Thursday, 29/04/21 - 2:47pm Read More

Flooring Porter hoping to build on famous Cheltenham success

    Flooring Porter will harbour high hopes of a unique double later this afternoon when he runs at the...

Thursday, 29/04/21 - 12:12pm Read More

Roscommon woman helping GAA plan for the future

  A former All-Ireland winner with the Roscommon junior ladies’ football team is part of a new GAA steering group,...

Thursday, 29/04/21 - 10:21am Read More

TG4 to show live coverage of Roscommon v Dublin

        Roscommon’s opening match in this year’s National Football League Division One campaign against reigning All-Ireland champions...

Tuesday, 27/04/21 - 4:01pm Read More

National Sport

Chelsea seal all-English Champions League final showdown with Man City

By Nick Purewal, PA Timo Werner and Mason Mount struck as Chelsea sunk Real Madrid 2-0 at Stamford Bridge to book a Champions League final showdown with Manchester City. Werner nodded into the empty net from one yard out in...

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Previous European finals between English clubs

By PA Sport Staff Manchester City and Chelsea will face each other in this season’s Champions League final. It will...

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Arteta’s Gunners set sights on sinking Yellow Submarine – the key talking points

By Mark Mann-Bryans, PA Arsenal face Villarreal on Thursday night looking to overturn a first-leg deficit to reach the Europa...

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Manchester United stand on brink of Europa League final – the key talking points

By Simon Peach, PA Chief Football Writer Manchester United are on the brink of reaching this month’s Europa League final....

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Jens Lehmann apologises for sending ‘token black guy’ message to TV pundit

By PA Sport Staff Former Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has issued a public apology after referring to German television pundit...

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