Roscommon News

Mother hits out at hospital group after 18 month delay

A Roscommon mother has claimed that the Saolta Hospital Group has reneged on its promise to externally investigate the circumstances surrounding the birth of her child. The mother, who wished to remain anonymous and whose child has significant health issues,...

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Plans lodged for 34-acre solar energy farm

Plans for a 34 acre solar energy farm close to Roscommon Town have been lodged with Roscommon County Council. The...

Wednesday, 01/02/17 - 3:11pm Read More

Fears over future of Community Games in the county

The strong tradition of Community Games in County Roscommon is in crisis with a number of areas struggling to keep...

Tuesday, 24/01/17 - 10:38am Read More

National News

Coalition of business leaders voices support for North South Interconnector

A coalition of business leaders in the North has voiced support for the North South Interconnector ahead of the resumption of a public inquiry into the controversial electricity project. The NI Chamber, CBI NI, Institute of Directors, Federation of Small...

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Right2Water campaign accused of major u-turn

The Right2Water campaign have been accused of doing a major u-turn after it said that those who abuse or waste...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 6:31pm Read More

Woman convicted of manslaughter of ex-boyfriend in Limerick

A jury has cleared a woman of murdering her ex-boyfriend in Limerick, but convicted her of his manslaughter. Monika Matracka...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 5:45pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Taking responsibility in his stride

Roscommon may be pointless after two games in Division One, but Strokestown defender Seán Mullooly explains to Roscommon Herald Sports Editor IAN COONEY why Kevin McStay’s young side can pick up valuable league points over the next six weeks…  ...

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Concannon insists that Roscommon ‘have nothing to fear’

The closing quarter of last Saturday evening’s Oscar Traynor Cup tie descended into farce after the Cavan/Monaghan League were reduced...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 4:50pm Read More

Hard to see fortunes changing in Castlebar

The narrative rarely differs ahead of a big game against Mayo at MacHale Park. Of course, there are always pockets...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 4:45pm Read More

National Sport

Damien Duff has new role at Shamrock Rovers

Irish football legend Damien Duff has been appointed the new U15 Head Coach at Shamrock Rovers, writes Liam Mackey. Already an integral part of the Hoops’ first team coaching staff, Duff will combine his existing first team duties with his...

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Can you identify the Premier League players in their defensive walls?

The defensive wall is possibly, with the exception of boot scrubber, the least glamorous job a footballer can do, shielding...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 4:59pm Read More

Shaun Edwards pinpoints exactly where Wales ‘mistake’ happened in their loss to England

Shaun Edwards has delivered a detailed analysis of the Wales “mistake” that potentially cost them victory over England. Wales were...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 5:00pm Read More