Roscommon News

Two cruisers in need of Civil Defence assistance

  Roscommon Civil Defence came to the assistance of two cruisers on the River Shannon yesterday. While out on routine boat training on the Shannon, the civil defence boat encountered a cruiser which needed assistance near Rooskey and another at...

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Ballinlough native dies suddenly in Limerick

The death occurred suddenly in Limerick on Saturday last of Garda Mary Flynn, Greenview Close, Glencairn, Dooradoyle, Limerick, and late...

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No further increase in confirmed coronavirus cases in the county

  There has been no further increase in Roscommon’s Covid-19 cases announced today, with the total number of infections remaining...

Monday, 10/08/20 - 5:58pm Read More

All Strokestown GAA club activities suspended over Covid-19 fears

  Strokestown GAA Club has announced the suspension of all club activities amid fears of a Covid-19 related case, which...

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Will Roscommon get its first EuroMillions winner in 2020?

The National Lottery has announced that it will create two new guaranteed millionaires in Ireland this week as it will...

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Roscommon has ‘minimal’ spread of coronavirus new figures show

  Roscommon is one of nine counties in the country where there is currently minimal spread of Covid-19 new figures...

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Fundraising campaign for Dysart boys reaches €40,000

  The fundraising campaign for two young Dysart brothers who were diagnosed with the incurable genetic disease Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy...

Monday, 10/08/20 - 12:32pm Read More

Knock Shrine will close on the Feast of the Assumption due to the pandemic

  Knock Shrine will close on August 15th, the Feast of the Assumption, due to the increase in Covid-19 cases....

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Department declines to comment on new Roscommon infection

  The Department of Health has declined to comment on the source of the county’s most recent coronavirus infection. Up...

Monday, 10/08/20 - 11:02am Read More

Want to appear on The Toy Show? Now’s your chance

  Pandemic or no, the Toy Show must go on. One of the most eagerly anticipated entertainment shows of the...

Monday, 10/08/20 - 10:51am Read More

National News

Workers at closing Dublin nursing home facing no redundancy pay

Staff at a Dublin nursing home say they have been told there is no money to pay a previously agreed redundancy package. 64 nurses, care assistants and support staff believe they are being put in the same position as former...

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SIPTU calls for more unannounced inspections at meat factories

The union representing 6,000 meat industry workers says there needs to be more unannounced Covid-19 inspections at factories. This comes...

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TD urges caution as 7,000 flock to Wexford beach

People have been asked to remain cautious when it comes to social distancing after Wexford County Council was forced to...

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Expired driving licences to be extended by seven months

By NONE The validity of driving licences that expired any time after March 1st will be extended by seven months,...

Monday, 10/08/20 - 6:20pm Read More

Coronavirus: 57 new cases and no new deaths

There are 57 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland today, according to the Department of Health. They also announced...

Monday, 10/08/20 - 5:50pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Tremane take the plaudits, but never write off Four Roads

        Roscommon Herald Sports Editor Ian Cooney examines some of the main talking points from this weekend’s senior hurling championship action… ARE TREMANE THE REAL DEAL? Twenty-five years after their last senior hurling championship success, there’s something...

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Four Roads show why they’re champions

        Defending champions Four Roads proved why they remain the team to beat in this year’s Roscommon...

Sunday, 09/08/20 - 7:16pm Read More

Ballaghaderreen FC make last four of Connacht Shield

            Ballaghaderreen are through to the semi-finals of the Connacht Shield following this afternoon’s 4-0...

Sunday, 09/08/20 - 5:39pm Read More

Ballagh make it two from two in Mayo

        Ballaghaderreen have made it two wins from two in the Mayo Senior Football Championship after a...

Sunday, 09/08/20 - 9:53am Read More

Dominic’s should have too much for Oran

        Kevin Egan is tipping St. Dominic’s and Pádraig Pearses to win Sunday’s senior hurling championship matches…...

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National Sport

Kildare, Laois, and Offaly GAA pitches can reopen for training

Outdoor GAA facilities in Kildare, Laois, and Offaly can reopen for training. Photo: INPHO/Tommy Grealy Outdoor GAA facilities in Kildare, Laois, and Offaly can reopen for training after the GAA’s Covid-19 advisory group gave the go-ahead this evening. While no...

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Sligo Rovers v Waterford rearranged fafter Covid-19 cancellation

The Sligo Rovers v Waterford FC League of Ireland clash has been given a new date after it was called...

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Former Ireland international Stephen Ward training with Ipswich Town

Former Republic of Ireland international Stephen Ward is training with Ipswich Town for the “next week or so”, according to...

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Champions League and Europa League: State of Play

European football has finally returned and the Champions League and Europa League will come to a conclusion in the next...

Monday, 10/08/20 - 11:10am Read More

Barcelona sink Napoli to reach Champions League quarter-finals

Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona to a 3-1 Champions League win over Napoli that sets up a quarter-final tie with Bayern...

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