Roscommon News


Kenny 2a
Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan has confirmed that he is seeking legal advice following a formal complaint to Gardai in relation to a scuffle in Roscommon Town on Friday evening. Deputy Feighan has come under growing pressure to issue a...

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Tributes paid to ‘caring’ Kilroosky mother trampled to death by cattle

  AN “OVERWHELMING sense of disbelief” hangs over the community of Ballagh and Kilroosky following the death of a local...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 11:40am Read More

Feighan apologises for ‘overreaction’

Frank Feighan
Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan has issued a statement today apologising for any hurt caused to Independent bye-election candidate John...

Saturday, 27/09/14 - 10:18pm Read More

National News

Appeal for information in search for the Disappeared

The Head of the Investigation team searching for the so-called 'Disappeared' is urging anyone with any information - no matter how small - to contact the commission. Yesterday remains believed to be those of Brendan Megraw were discovered in a...

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Engineer admits to running Limerick brothels

A senior engineer has admitted to keeping and managing brothels in three Limerick City locations.56-year-old Thomas Lyons of The Warren,...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 11:10am Read More

Dublin councils issue zero litter fines on beaches, despite summer cleanup

Despite piles of rubbish being collected on beaches across Dublin, no litter fines were issued by two Councils.Thousands of people...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 11:09am Read More


Adam Sandler to make four Netflix-only movies

Adam Sandler will star in four movies exclusively for Netflix. The 'Happy Gilmore' actor - whose latest movie 'Men, Women and Children' was released this week - has signed a deal with the streaming service to both produce and star...

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Kunis and Kutcher baby born

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher have reportedly welcomed their first child into the world.The 'Black Swan' actress, who started dating...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 9:06am Read More

First batch of Glastonbury tickets sell out in 14 mins

The first batch of tickets for Glastonbury 2015 has sold out in just 14 minutes.A total of 15,000 coach and...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 7:51am Read More

Roscommon Sport

Ballinaheglish toasts its European hero

European darts champion David Concannon.
  A huge crowd was expected in McDermott’s, Ballinaheglish on Monday evening to welcome home newly crowned European darts champion David Concannon.     By Michael O’Brien     David beat everything in his path at the WDF Europe Cup...

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Roscommon welcomes European darts champion home

Roscommon is welcoming a new European champion home today after David Concannon scooped a gold medal in the WDF European...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 11:27am Read More

Kilbride and Mulvihill lead Brigid’s recovery

        St. Brigid’s………………….2-14 Western Gaels………………2-7 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Senior Football Championship Semi-Final Ian Cooney at Dr....

Monday, 29/09/14 - 4:35pm Read More

National Sport

McIlroy dodges some of the questions from #askrory

The European Tour started the #askrory hashtag yesterday and promised to have Rory McIlroy answer the best questions on camera. They put the video of his responses online last night - Rory answered questions ranging from his musical tastes to...

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Struggling F1 firm Caterham insists they’ll drive at Suzuka

Caterham insist they will race at the Japanese Grand Prix this weekend despite claims from a bailiff company that they...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 8:45am Read More

Gerrard has harsh words for Reds defence

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard lambasted his side's poor defending once again after their 1-0 Champions League defeat in Basle.Marco Streller...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 8:44am Read More