Green shoots emerge for return of GAA action

  It may come to pass after all. A Roscommon Senior Football Championship featuring Fergal O’Donnell, Pat Flanagan and Liam Kearns all pitting their managerial wits against each other later this summer. And then, when the dust settles on the...

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Could club games be streamed online in Roscommon?

  Croke Park held a virtual convention with all counties a number of weeks ago to encourage them to make provisions for streaming games on their official websites later in the year, if club action resumes. Imagine Boyle versus Western...

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Two South Roscommon players sign contracts with Connacht

  Two South Roscommon natives have been rewarded for their progress up the Connacht Rugby ladder by signing professional contracts....

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 1:05pm Read More

Rossies featured on GAA’s highlights reel

    Roscommon Herald columnist Canon Liam Devine took great delight in seeing two famous Roscommon victories being featured nationally...

Sunday, 31/05/20 - 10:23am Read More

An inspirational priest who gave great leadership

The death occurred of Rev. Fr. Brendan Dunning SMA, Clonown, Athlone, County Roscommon and former curate in the Caltra/Ahascragh parish,...

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Hard to argue with Hannelly’s All-Stars

  By Tony Conboy Since I was slow out of the traps with a team from recent times, I was...

Sunday, 31/05/20 - 8:00am Read More

Life without sport is tough to take

  Roscommon Herald columnist and Shannonside FM Gaelic games commentator Willie Hegarty is passionate about his sport. To have it...

Sunday, 31/05/20 - 7:30am Read More

The clean sheet specialist from 2006

By Ian Cooney Mark Miley buried his head in his hands. The latter stages in the biggest game of his...

Sunday, 31/05/20 - 7:00am Read More

McStay relives difficult transition in Roscommon management role

The summer of 2017, and Roscommon’s first Connacht senior football crown in seven years, will be remembered very fondly by...

Saturday, 30/05/20 - 2:27pm Read More

Four Rossies make Indo’s Top 20 footballers in Connacht

  Only four Roscommon footballers make the Irish Independent’s Top 20 footballers in Connacht over the last 50 years. Dermot...

Friday, 29/05/20 - 7:09pm Read More

Club grounds’ walking tracks to re-open on June 8th

The GAA has confirmed that walking tracks around club grounds will re-open on June 8th, should the country move into...

Friday, 29/05/20 - 6:03pm Read More

I always expect us to win because we are Roscommon

One of the first people to take his seat in the stand for a Roscommon game will be Chris Giblin....

Friday, 29/05/20 - 3:46pm Read More

Western Gaels’ ground is pitch perfect

  You can’t beat local rivalry, even during a pandemic. No sooner had Castlerea St. Kevin’s posted a video of...

Thursday, 28/05/20 - 1:56pm Read More

Indo’s top 20 Roscommon footballers unveiled

  The Irish Independent has been compiling the best 20 footballers from different counties over the last 50 years in...

Thursday, 28/05/20 - 10:09am Read More

Castlerea St. Kevin’s keeping its facilities in mint condition

    Communities are missing their GAA clubs, especially during the current spell of glorious weather when there’s nothing better...

Thursday, 28/05/20 - 9:41am Read More

Brian Carthy celebrates 40 years in RTE

By Ian Cooney Brian Carthy’s voice has radiated warmth and compassion over the years, bringing the world of Gaelic games...

Tuesday, 26/05/20 - 11:43am Read More

McStay throws down the gauntlet

  On this day – May 26th, 2018 – Roscommon senior football manager Kevin McStay threw down the gauntlet after...

Tuesday, 26/05/20 - 8:30am Read More

Roscommon Races dates and times confirmed

    The times and dates for this year’s Roscommon race meetings in June and July have been confirmed by...

Monday, 25/05/20 - 4:48pm Read More

County will have to establish higher priorities at some point

  By Kevin Egan It’s impossible to overstate the importance of county colours and county identity in the GAA, and...

Sunday, 24/05/20 - 3:06pm Read More

Players must be healthy and happy

  By Ian Cooney When Shane Monaghan got the call from Michael Finneran to return to the Roscommon intermediate ladies’...

Sunday, 24/05/20 - 2:27pm Read More