Roscommon News

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 next Easter as a short term solution to falling vocations. Newly ordained Bishop Kevin Doran has signalled that he will...

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Over 100 families in debt crisis

Over 100 families in County Roscommon have sought help from free legal advice services in relation to credit and debt...

Thursday, 17/07/14 - 12:49pm Read More

Ordination of new Bishop will be streamed on internet

In a first for the Diocese of Elphin the ordination of the new Bishop of Elphin this Sunday will be...

Thursday, 10/07/14 - 10:46am Read More

National News

Teenagers caught in fog rescued on Sandymount beach

Three teenagers have been rescued after they became disorientated in heavy sea fog, while walking on Sandymount Beach in Dublin. The girls called for help on their mobile phone when visibility suddenly dropped to about 100 metres and because of...

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Psychiatric Nurses Association in favour of industrial action

Members of the Psychiatric Nurses Association working at University College Hospital in Galway have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 8:05pm Read More

Man airlifted to hospital after fall in Glendalough, Wicklow

A 55 year old man has been airlifted to hospital - after he fell while walking in Glendalough in Co....

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 8:03pm Read More


Tulisa to tell of ‘horrific and disgusting entrapment’ in BBC documentary

Former 'X Factor' judge Tulisa Contostavlos will open up about her "horrific" ordeal in a BBC3 documentary to air next week.The singer, 26, told yesterday, after her trial for allegedly brokering a drugs deal collapsed, how a year of her...

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Katie Price: Husband’s sex addiction ‘nothing to be ashamed of’

Katie Price has insisted that Kieran Hayler will never cheat again.The former glamour model was left devastated when her spouse...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 3:03pm Read More

Corrie star for Celebrity Big Brother?

Michael Le Vell is in "advanced talks" for this years' Celebrity Big Brother.The troubled 'Coronation Street' actor - who plays...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 1:53pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

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 it their best shot when they decided to come out and play. But there will be regrets. Armagh are a...

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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...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 4:50pm Read More

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

National Sport

Everton players scaling new heights in pre-season according to Coleman

Republic of Ireland and Everton full back Seamus Coleman enjoyed some rather different pre-season training this week. Coleman, the Toffees player of last season, is in Austria with Roberto Martinez's men as they prepare for the start of the new...

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Dunga confirmed as new Brazil coach

Dunga has been named successor to Luiz Felipe Scolari as Brazil coach.The 1994 World Cup-winning captain on Tuesday afternoon conducted...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 4:37pm Read More

Football’s most expensive transfers

Number 2 and Number 5 on the list.Colombian World Cup star James Rodriguez joined Spanish giants Real Madrid from Monaco...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 4:02pm Read More