Athlone Town women gearing up for June 28th kick off

League of Ireland action, including Athlone Town’s debut in the Women’s National League, has been officially postponed until the middle of Summer, with June 28th the provisional date set for the team’s historic opening fixture against Bohemians. Summerhill resident Tommy...

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Roscommon Gaels win MacNamee award

Roscommon Gaels GAA Club has won a prestigious MacNamee award for its All-Stars initiative, which caters for children with special needs. The Gaels has won the “Best New Media” award for its clever use of social media and digital campaigns...

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Conor was ‘a special talent’

The “little village” will be a quieter place without Conor Connelly. Despite a career that involved stints with Michael Glaveys,...

Monday, 30/03/20 - 9:52am Read More

A journey that enriched so many lives along the way

Roscommon Herald Sports Editor IAN COONEY looks back on the career of former Roscommon senior footballer Conor Connelly who passed...

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Roscommon and Creggs GAA mourn death of Conor Connelly

The sudden death of former Roscommon and Creggs GAA player Conor Connelly has been confirmed by Roscommon GAA on Saturday...

Saturday, 28/03/20 - 3:41pm Read More

My top 10 Roscommon matches

Shannonside FM Gaelic games commentator and Roscommon Herald columnist Willie Hegarty recalls ten great days following the Rossies… 1978 All-Ireland...

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Roscommon vs Offaly – my local derby

By Kevin Egan (an Offaly man exiled in Dysart) Given the very small border shared by the two counties, plus...

Friday, 27/03/20 - 9:54pm Read More

McDermott concedes that local leagues may not take place

Former Roscommon senior footballer Seánie McDermott concedes that this year’s local GAA leagues may fall by the wayside as a...

Friday, 27/03/20 - 2:06pm Read More

‘Win a Home in London’ deferred

The “Win a Home in London” fundraising initiative for Roscommon GAA has been deferred until the end of December as...

Friday, 27/03/20 - 11:28am Read More

Roscommon’s trip to London cancelled

The GAA has confirmed that the opening match in this year’s Connacht Senior Football Championship between London and Roscommon has...

Thursday, 26/03/20 - 10:23am Read More

‘Sport isn’t the most important thing’

Roscommon forward Donie Smith tells IAN COONEY that GAA players at intercounty level must put their sometimes selfish nature to...

Wednesday, 25/03/20 - 9:00am Read More

O’Rourke vows to be ready for the Olympics

Aoife O’Rourke remains philosophical in a world of uncertainty. The Castlerea boxer was returning to her London hotel on Monday...

Tuesday, 24/03/20 - 10:00am Read More

Creggs unlikely to be impacted by domestic rugby season suspension

The chairperson of Creggs RFC is confident that the decision by the IRFU to conclude the domestic rugby season as...

Monday, 23/03/20 - 3:30pm Read More

Planning for a post-virus future must start now

No one knows when life will return to normal this week as the world’s population struggles to get to grips...

Wednesday, 18/03/20 - 10:00am Read More

‘Wait and see’ for London game

The Connacht GAA Council continues to adopt a “wait and see” approach regarding the start of this year’s provincial senior...

Monday, 16/03/20 - 4:15pm Read More

Aoife O’Rourke in Olympic qualification action

Aoife O’Rourke’s first shot at qualifying for this summer’s Tokyo Olympics get underway in London on St. Patrick’s Day. The...

Monday, 16/03/20 - 4:10pm Read More

Local and national GAA activity grinds to a halt

The GAA has confirmed the suspension of all its activities in light of this morning’s Government announcement regarding Covid-19. It...

Thursday, 12/03/20 - 2:47pm Read More

Roscommon CBS claim Junior Cup honours

Roscommon CBS held off a late St. Muredach’s comeback to record a famous 12-5 victory in Wednesday’s Top Oil sponsored...

Wednesday, 11/03/20 - 4:29pm Read More

Time has come for more CBS deliverance

KEVIN EGAN previews Wednesday’s Top Oil sponsored Connacht Junior A Cup final between Roscommon CBS and St. Muredach’s, Ballina, where...

Monday, 09/03/20 - 5:38pm Read More

‘Lot more steel about Roscommon’ — McConville

The last time Armagh and Roscommon met, they played out a sensational 2-22 to 1-19 thriller that was deemed to...

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