Roscommon News

Naughten not ruling out Ceann Comhairle nomination

Independent Deputy Denis Naughten is not ruling out allowing his name to go forward for the position of Ceann Comhairle of the 33rd Dáil. The deadline for nominations to be submitted is Wednesday, February 19th, and a TD will be elected to...

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Major award for Boyle park

There was good news for Lough Key Forest Park in Boyle at the weekend when the facility was selected as...

Tuesday, 18/02/20 - 8:47am Read More

Drugs seized in Ballaghaderreen, 2 arrested

  Gardaí seized an estimated €289,000 worth of Cannabis (pending analysis) and made five arrests following searches across four locations...

Saturday, 15/02/20 - 12:06pm Read More

Fatal road traffic collision between Castlebaldwin and Collooney

Gardaí in Ballymote are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Sligo. At  approximately 12pm, Gardaí and...

Thursday, 13/02/20 - 4:07pm Read More

Feighan and MacSharry elected on 15th count

Outgoing Fianna Fáil TD Marc MacSharry and Frank Feighan of Fine Gael were elected on the 15th count in Sligo...

Tuesday, 11/02/20 - 12:03am Read More

National News

Wind and rain warnings remain in place for seven counties

Two separate Status Yellow weather warnings are in place in the west and north west this morning. A rainfall warning is in place for Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo with the risk of flooding. As the ground is already saturated...

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€19m Hellfire Club visitor centre will not have adverse impact on wildlife – survey

A controversial visitor centre, planned for the Dublin Mountains, will not have an adverse impact on protected wildlife and habitats....

Friday, 21/02/20 - 7:40am Read More

1,000 healthcare workers to strike over pay restoration

Around 1,000 healthcare workers are to strike across the country today in a dispute over pay restoration. Homecare, dementia and...

Friday, 21/02/20 - 7:30am Read More

Gardaí arrest and charge two men in connection with 2018 cocaine seizure

Two men have been charged in connection to a cocaine seizure in county Tipperary two years ago. File photo. The...

Thursday, 20/02/20 - 9:00pm Read More

Gardaí ‘very concerned’ for missing Mayo man

Gardaí are asking for help to find a man who is missing from Mayo since yesterday. Liam Lavelle, aged 26,...

Thursday, 20/02/20 - 6:10pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Age is no barrier for ‘comeback kid’

Nearly 20 years after winning an All-Ireland title with Roscommon in Croke Park, a little over ten of which have been spent away from the intercounty ladies’ football scene, Caroline Conway tells Roscommon Herald Sports Editor IAN COONEY that she...

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Have Roscommon turned the corner?

From the moment the fixtures for the 2020 Allianz Football League were drawn up, Kildare’s clash with Roscommon on Sunday...

Monday, 17/02/20 - 5:23pm Read More

Treatment of intermediate ladies’ team ‘a disgrace’

Roscommon LGFA Chairperson Brendan Cregg has branded the treatment of the county’s intermediate ladies’ football team “a disgrace” following the...

Monday, 17/02/20 - 5:16pm Read More

Senior hurlers overcome London, and Storm Dennis

The Roscommon senior hurlers managed to overcome London, and Storm Dennis, to register their second win of this season’s Division...

Sunday, 16/02/20 - 5:18pm Read More

U-20 footballers see off Sligo to reach Connacht final

The Roscommon U-20 footballers came away from Markievicz Park with their hopes of provincial success still very much alive following...

Saturday, 15/02/20 - 6:40pm Read More

National Sport

Hockey: UCC seek revenge over Waterford

By Stephen Findlater UCC and Waterford carry the Munster flag on the national stage this weekend in their refixed Irish Hockey Trophy quarter-final with plenty of scores to be settled. As if to reminisce on their previous success in the...

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Refreshed Shane Lowry hoping ‘to come in under the radar’ in Mexico

By Press Association Open champion Shane Lowry, who comes into the week on the back of three top-15 finishes from...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 1:50pm Read More

Caelan Doris on bench in unchanged Ireland side for England clash

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has named an unchanged team to take on England at Twickenham on Sunday. There is...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 1:30pm Read More

Clare’s Liam Jegou has become the first Team Ireland athlete selected for the Tokyo Olympic Games

By Tony Leen Clare’s Liam Jegou has become the first Team Ireland athlete to be selected for the Tokyo Olympic...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 9:50am 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