Roscommon News

No evidence of petrol stretching found in samples

NO EVIDENCE of petrol stretching has been found in fuel tested from filling stations in County Roscommon. That is according to Finance Minister Michael Noonan, who was responding to a question from local Deputy Denis Naughten on the issue in...

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Community fund of €4m mooted if Gridwest goes overhead

A €4 million community gain fund has been mooted if the proposed Gridwest 400kv power line goes overhead, the Herald...

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Buyer emerges for Ballaghaderreen hotel

A POTENTIAL buyer has emerged to take over the Abbeyfield Hotel in Ballaghaderreen, which could lead to a much needed...

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National News

Man remanded in custody for cash-in-transit robbery

A man has come before Dublin District Court charged with a cash-in-transit robbery.48-year-old Dermot O'Callaghan, of Seagull House, Crumlin Road, was arrested shortly after the incident on Dublin's Cork Street yesterday evening.Staff of the cash-in-transit van were threatened during the...

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Three polls have Labour tumbling as Independents ride high

Support for Labour has fallen in three new political opinion polls.The polls for tomorrow's newspapers show support for Labour at...

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Woman’s body pulled from river in Wexford in search for missing mother

The body of a woman has been found in the River Slaney in Co. Wexford.The body was found shortly after...

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Flack earns two perfect Strictly scores

TV presenter Caroline Flack has secured two perfect 40 scores in "one of the closest finals in Strictly's history".The curtain will fall on Strictly Come Dancing later when the winner of the 2014 series is announced on the results show.Along...

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Gomez ‘ having a major breakdown’ over Bieber’s friendship with Baldwin

Selena Gomez is worried her split from Justin Bieber will ruin Christmas.The 'Come And Get It' hitmaker - who has...

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Madonna releases ‘early Christmas gift’ of six songs

Madonna has released six songs from her new album after her demos were leaked earlier this week.The tracks will be...

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Roscommon Sport

GAA President launches second volume of county’s history

Pictured at the launch of 'Gaelic Games in Roscommon 1990-2014' in Hannon's Hotel, Roscommon on Saturday night last were members of the Roscommon GAA History Committee. Back row (l-r): Padraig Duke, Jim Ganly, Tommie Kenoy, GAA President Liam O'Neill and Roscommon County Committee Secretary Brian Carroll. Front row (l-r): Michael Naughton, Marie McAleer, Martin Walshe and Maeve Healy.
The Roscommon GAA 125 celebrations came to a close with the launch of the second volume of the county’s history by GAA President Liam Ó’Neill in Hannon’s Hotel on Saturday last. Roscommon County Committee Secretary Brian Carroll welcomed everyone and...

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Clann crown off great year with U-21 title

Clann na nGael defenders Shane Pettit and Aaron O'Reilly celebrate their side's U-21 success against Strokestown on Sunday last. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
          Clann na nGael………………..1-16 Strokestown……………………1-3 Dermot Hughes Cars U-21 Division One Football Championship Final Ian Cooney...

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Moore left deflated by small margins

          Moore United………………1 Kilreen Celtic………………1 AET (Kilreen win 4-2 on penalties) FAI Junior Cup Fifth Round...

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National Sport

Ospreys inflict bonus-point defeat on Ulster

Ospreys 31 Ulster 20Wales scrum-half Rhys Webb crossed twice as Ospreys went top of the Guinness Pro 12 with a bonus point victory over Ulster at the Liberty Stadium.An entertaining display saw Ospreys completely dominate the game, scoring tries through...

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Stelling breaks his microphone when his beloved Hartlepool score

Sky's Jeff Stelling got a bit carried away celebrating Hartlepool's goal against Oxford on Soccer Saturday today.As you'll see from...

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Hartlepool’s new coach admits interest in Evans

Hartlepool manager Ronnie Moore has announced he would like to sign convicted rapist Ched Evans.Former Sheffield United and Wales striker...

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