Roscommon News

Eight complaints to Revenue about petrol stretching in Roscommon

EIGHT COMPLAINTS from Roscommon motorists have been received by the Revenue Commissioners in relation to petrol stretching. There are now calls for the Government to publish the results of local filling stations that have been tested by Revenue. Minister Michael...

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Beef price protest

Farmers from throughout Roscommon took their protest over beef prices to the gates of Kepak in Athleague where the IFA organised a 24-hour protest.
Hundreds of angry and frustrated farmers turned out in force for a major 24 hour protest at Kepak in Athleague...

Tuesday, 28/10/14 - 12:02pm Read More

Man dies in overnight road accident in Co Roscommon

A man died in an overnight road accident in Co Roscommon, it has emerged.The deceased, the driver and sole occupant...

Sunday, 26/10/14 - 5:06pm Read More

National News

Hundreds of calls received by Dublin Fire Brigade

It's a busy night for the emergency services.Dublin Fire Brigade say they've received over 260 calls already this evening, which are mainly bonfire related.They've had 66 ambulance call outs, eight domestic house fires, eight large fires, three truck fires, and...

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Cork takeaway gutted by fire

A popular Italian takeaway in Cork has been gutted by fire this evening.The blaze broke out in Taste of Italy...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 8:34pm Read More

Three Kildare men sentenced for sex abuse of teenage girl

A Bray Wanderers footballer was one of three young Kildare residents to have received suspended sentences for the sexual abuse...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 8:32pm Read More


Holden confirms all four judges will return for Britain’s Got Talent 2015

Amanda Holden has confirmed the return of all four 'Britain's Got Talent' judges.The blonde beauty revealed that she, David Walliams, Simon Cowell and Alesha Dixon will all be returning for the 2015 series.Speaking at the Battersea Dogs & Cats Home's...

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Goulding: Royal family are good fun

Chart star Ellie Goulding has revealed how she has found the Royal Family to be "fun" after becoming friends with...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 6:01pm Read More

Schwarzenegger not surprised by Terminator return

Arnold Schwarzenegger "always knew" he'd star in another 'Terminator' movie. The 67-year-old actor - the former governor of California -...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 5:11pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Clann’s na nGael’s revival gathers momentum

    Clann na nGael…………………..1-13 St. Brigid’s…………………………2-6 Abbey Hotel Minor Division One Football Championship Final Noel Fallon at Dr. Hyde Park     The Clann na nGael revival continues to gather momentum. The club clinched its second successive Minor A...

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St. Brigid’s unlikely to die wondering

FALLON’S MATCH TALK:   As St. Brigid’s eased to their eighth county title in ten years at a wintry Dr....

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:05pm Read More

Brigid’s secure fifth senior crown on the bounce

St. Brigid's captain Senan Kilbride celebrates his side's fifth senior title in succession on Sunday last. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
  The rain cascades from the heavens but it doesn’t signal a changing of the guard. Far from it, the...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:02pm Read More

National Sport

Murray toppled in Paris

Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray in straight sets to book his place in the semi-finals of the BNP Paris Masters tonight.The Serb edged into the lead after claiming a hard fought first set before easing to victory in the second...

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Connacht disappointing as Ospreys extend unbeaten run

Ospreys 26 Connacht 11Ospreys maintained their unbeaten record in the Guinness PRO12 with a comfortable victory over Connacht at the...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 9:28pm Read More

Leinster notch fourth win on the trot

Leinster 33 Edinburgh 8Leinster made it four straight wins in all competitions with a bonus point success against injury-hit Edinburgh...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 9:06pm Read More