Roscommon News

Ballaghaderreen estate works in doubt

A QUESTION mark hangs over a raft of improvement works due to be carried out at a Ballaghaderreen housing estate. Funding of €651,908 was allocated back in May for works on the Shannon Valley estate as part of a national...

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Woman dies following Roscommon crash

A woman in her 70s has died following a traffic accident in Co Roscommon in which four cars and a...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 9:42am Read More

Former Arigna miners not given opportunity to appeal cases

The National Coalminers Group is seeking an urgent meeting with the Department of Social Protection as it claims a number...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 5:04pm Read More

National News

HSE finds psychiatric unit for troubled teen after several days

A teenage girl with serious behavioural problems is to be moved to an adolescent psychiatric unit this evening.The High Court has heard it has taken the HSE several days to find a suitable bed to detain her.Up until this evening...

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Exchequer figures reveal tax intake exceeds target by €971m

The Coalition has been given a massive pre-budget boost with tax revenues running nearly a billion euro more than expected....

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Texting while driving ‘can be a real pain in the butt’

A driver in the US, who was impaled on a guardrail as she was texting while driving, has appealed to...

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Police charge Bieber with assault

Justin Bieber faces new charges after being arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and a quad bike that led to a physical altercation.Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) said the incident happened on Friday afternoon near...

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Elbow announce six UK tour dates

The alternative rock band Elbow will perform six intimate shows in total, with three-night residencies at Manchester's O2 Apollo and...

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Carrie underwood’s dogs make a big announcement via Instagram

Carrie Underwood and her husband Mike Fisher are expecting their first child!The country singer made the announcement on her Instagram...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 5:43pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Championships get serious this weekend

CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEWS:       The business end of the Hodson Bay Hotel Group sponsored intermediate football championship gets underway next weekend with the four quarter-finals down for decision. There is also the matter of a senior relegation play-off to...

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D-Day for David in Hull

David Concannon will aim to qualify for the World Darts Championship in Hull next month. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
    When a young David Concannon watched his father Luke throw darts in McDermott’s, Ballinaheglish, he could never have...

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Larissa answers ‘Ireland’s Call’ at Women’s Rugby World Cup

Ireland scrum-half Larissa Muldoon has Roscommon connections in Donamon. Pic: INPHO
    The dust has hardly settled on Ireland’s historic voyage at the Women’s Rugby World Cup and scrum-half Larissa...

Monday, 25/08/14 - 4:26pm Read More

National Sport

Double injury blow for Leinster

Ireland and Leinster flanker Jordi Murphy is set to miss this year's November Internationals.Leinster have confirmed that the player will sit out the start of the new season and is expected to be sidelined for up to three months after...

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O’Neill to assess fitness of Gibson and McClean in Oman game

Martin O'Neill is relishing the task of finally sending his Republic of Ireland team into battle in earnest for the...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 5:48pm Read More

Munster: Player review mix-up down to ‘human error’

By Brendan O'BrienMunster have declared that the embarrassing mix-up over a player review report was a result of basic "human...

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