Roscommon News

Roscommon saying NO to water charges

The campaign against water charges takes to the streets of Roscommon Town on Saturday, November 1st. ‘Roscommon Says No to Water Charges’ is a new group formed to fight against the impending charges and the privatisation of water services to...

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Color Communications to expand in Castlerea

A Castlerea based colour merchandising company is set to create 20 new jobs over the next five years. Color Communications...

Wednesday, 15/10/14 - 11:40am Read More

The Fitz Factor

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 The victory of turf cutters’ champion Michael Fitzmaurice in the Roscommon/ South Leitrim bye-election has dealt a blow to party...

Wednesday, 15/10/14 - 11:39am Read More

National News

Gardaí question woman and two men after Dublin drug seizure

Three people are being questioned by gardaí following a drugs seizure worth more than €250,000 in Dublin last night.Around €270,000 worth of cocaine was discovered by gardaí after officers searched a house on St. Mark's Avenue in Clondalkin at about...

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Man who laid siege to Leinster House with sword sentenced to community service

A man caught trying to get into Leinster House with a Civil War era sword has been ordered to carry...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:19pm Read More

Medical Council takes appeal to Supreme Court in paediatrician’s case

The Supreme Court has begun hearing an urgent appeal by the Medical Council in relation to a quashed finding of...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:01pm Read More

Entertainment

Chris O Dowd to receive Freedom of Roscommon

Chris O'Dowd is to be awarded the freedom of Roscommon tonight in his hometown of Boyle. Roscommon Co. Council will honour the star with the title for making an 'outstanding contribution to the county's standing at home and abroad'.Having shot...

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Bush: Concert audiences ‘took my breath away’

Kate Bush has described her comeback gigs as "one of the most extraordinary experiences of my life", but stayed tight-lipped...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 12:01pm Read More

Ed Sheeran admits he was a "c***" to Miley

Ed Sheeran has admitted to The Sun newspaper that he was a "c***" to Miley Cyrus.The 23-year-old singer previously blasted...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 11:50am Read More

Roscommon Sport

Brigid’s secure fifth senior crown on the bounce

St. Brigid's captain Senan Kilbride celebrates his side's fifth senior title in succession on Sunday last. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
  The rain cascades from the heavens but it doesn’t signal a changing of the guard. Far from it, the shower that greets St. Brigid’s five-in-a-row achievement merely enforces the South Roscommon side’s vice-like group on the local senior championship....

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Clann’s na nGael’s revival gathers momentum

    Clann na nGael…………………..1-13 St. Brigid’s…………………………2-6 Abbey Hotel Minor Division One Football Championship Final Noel Fallon at Dr. Hyde...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:07pm Read More

St. Brigid’s unlikely to die wondering

FALLON’S MATCH TALK:   As St. Brigid’s eased to their eighth county title in ten years at a wintry Dr....

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:05pm Read More

National Sport

Chelsea CEO quits club

Chelsea have announced Ron Gourlay is to leave his role as chief executive.The Scot, who previously worked with Manchester United and sportswear manufacturer Umbro, departs on amicable terms to seek new opportunities.A statement on chelseafc.com read: "Chelsea Football Club announces...

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Little girl in miraculous escape during stadium shelling

Incredible CCTV footage from the Donbass Arena in Donetsk shows a young girl avoiding certain death from flying debris by...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:06pm Read More

League of Ireland decider completely sold out

Tickets for this weekend's SSE Airtricity League decider between Dundalk FC and Cork City are completely sold out. Last week's...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 1:43pm Read More