Roscommon News

Rotting fish sparks contamination fears

Hundreds of fish discovered dead at the turlough in Castleplunkett have raised fears of possible contamination of the water in the area in the event of a heavy downpour of rain. The grim discovery was made at two swallow holes...

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High Court proceedings served in wake of Curraghroe flooding

A Curraghroe family whose home was flooded two weeks ago has served Coillte with High Court proceedings. In total more...

Monday, 27/06/16 - 6:00pm Read More

Internet extortion scam warning from Roscommon Gardai

Gardai in Roscommon wish to alert the public about a new internet scam that been reported lately in the Roscommon...

Tuesday, 14/06/16 - 2:18pm Read More

National News

Fiona Pender’s mother fears she’ll never find daughter’s remains

The mother of Fiona Pender says she fears she will never find her daughter’s remains. Fiona Pender went missing from her Co Offaly home on August 23, 1996. Today marks 20 years since she disappeared. Fiona Pender The 25-year-old hairdresser...

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Harris urged to criminalise controversial bleach ‘cure’ for autism

Health Minister Simon Harris is facing calls to criminalise the use of bleach as a controversial “cure” for autism under...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 9:28am Read More

Cork antenna could be used to search for alien life

The National Space Centre (NSC) is hoping to reactivate one of the largest antennae in the world, with the possibility...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 9:11am Read More

Roscommon Sport

New camogie club unveiled in Boyle

Roscommon Camogie Board and Boyle Camogie Club officials are pictured at the launch of Boyle Camogie Club last week. Pic: Mary Regan
The development of camogie in Roscommon received a huge boost last week when a new camogie club was officially unveiled in the north of the county. Camogie board officials, including Geraldine Beattie-Greene, Niamh Kilmartin and Maeve Healy, made the journey...

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Double celebrations for Ballymoe FC  

It was but a field. It became a source of enjoyment. Now the ‘Field of Dreams’ has blossomed into something...

Monday, 22/08/16 - 4:33pm Read More

Boyle throw cat among the pigeons

Boyle…………………………………….3-11 Roscommon Gaels………………………3-9 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Senior Football Championship (Section A) Martin Wynne at Orchard Park, Elphin Boyle gave...

Monday, 15/08/16 - 5:06pm Read More

National Sport

2017 PRO12 final to be held at the Aviva Stadium

The 2017 Guinness PRO12 final will be held at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, it was confirmed today. The 2016/17 PRO12 Championship was launched at the same venue this morning, with representatives there from the four Irish provinces and the...

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Ryan Lochte sees sponsors walk away after Rio Olympics embarrassment

Three more high-profile sponsors have followed Speedo in cutting ties with United States swimmer Ryan Lochte following his Olympic controversy....

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 11:12am Read More

Colin O’Riordan’s AFL season over due to broken bone in his back and punctured lung

Colin O’Riordan will have to wait until 2017 to resume his AFL career with the Sydney Swans after confirming that...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 10:18am Read More