Roscommon News

Permission for €150m wind farm quashed

The High Court has quashed planning permission for a €150 million wind farm in South Roscommon. This follows a judicial review brought by local campaigners and supported by the Department of Heritage. Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan heard the case before...

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Rezoning controversy

ROSCOMMON CHAMBER of Commerce has given a cautious welcome to the decision of the members of the Municipal District of...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 12:25pm Read More

New Bishop sends out SOS for vocations

The new Bishop of Elphin has asked the diocese to come forward with six possible candidates for the priesthood by...

Thursday, 17/07/14 - 12:51pm Read More

National News

Gardaí carry out searches as part of Roscrea drugs crackdown

Two people were arrested in Roscrea, Co Tipperary this morning as part of a garda crackdown on organised crime and drugs in the town.Officers from Roscrea, Nenagh, Birr assited by the Regional Support Unit and the Garda Dog Unit carried...

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Bruton: Housing shortage is a risk to job creation

Ireland's hopes of getting more foreign investment could be put at risk by the national shortage of houses, the Minister...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 12:52pm Read More

Alan Shatter launches High Court challenge against Guerin report

The former Minister for Justice, Alan Shatter, has launched a High Court challenge with the aim of quashing findings in...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 12:20pm Read More

Entertainment

Nervous Rita ‘kept forgetting Fifty Shades lines’

Rita Ora kept forgetting her lines whilst filming her scenes in 'Fifty Shades of Grey.'The 23-year-old singer - who landed the role of Mia Grey in the erotic drama - had someone feeding her script to her through an earpiece...

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Elbow frontman Garvey working on first solo record

Guy Garvey is working on his debut solo album.The Elbow frontman will step away from the band to work on...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 12:56pm Read More

R-Pattz’ big sis a hit on ‘X-Factor’

Robert Pattinson's sister has wowed the judges on 'The X Factor'.Singer Lizzy Pattinson has already made it through the first...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 12:43pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

No development of Hyde Park until next summer

    Roscommon GAA County Board has confirmed that renovations on Dr. Hyde Park are unlikely to commence until the summer of 2015 at the earliest. The county board gained legal control of the stadium last March after an agreement...

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Rossies’ quest to reach next level continues

    The gentle rain, the slate grey skies and the empty stands and terraces signal the end of another...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 4:49pm Read More

Error prone Roscommon unable to silence Armagh

Niall Daly can't hide his disappointment at the final whistle on Saturday evening. Pic: INPHO/Morgan Treacy
  Armagh……………………….1-17 Roscommon…………………..1-12 All-Ireland Football Qualifiers (Round 3B) Ian Cooney at Dr. Hyde Park   Bitterly disappointing, although Roscommon gave...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 4:47pm Read More

National Sport

Edison set to light up Galway

Ante-post favourite Thomas Edison heads owner JP McManus' assault on the Guinness Galway Hurdle at the Ballybrit track on Thursday.The powerful owner could have his colours carried by four horses in the valuable handicap, though the Charlie Longsdon-trained Vulcanite cannot...

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RTÉ edits commentary of Limerick goal

Commentator Liam Sheedy's comments after Shane Dowling's second goal for Limerick on Sunday disappeared from the highlights reel. When Dowling...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 1:08pm Read More

Today’s horseracing tips

Selected tips from courses in the UK and Ireland.Galway: 3.00 TANDEM, 4.45 WHITEY O'GWAUN, 5.30 BALNASLOWGoodwood: 3.05 TORONADO, 3.40 HIGHLAND...

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