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

 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

Fingers crossed as Euromillions jackpot set to reach €190m

Tonight's EuroMillions jackpot will be worth an estimated €190m.Players have until 7.25pm tonight to buy their ticket to be in with a chance to win the massive payout.Irish players have had more than their fair share of luck in the...

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Concerns raised about lavish spending at State-funded group over a year ago

It has emerged that an official complaint was made about spending at Hepatitis lobby group Positive Action more than a...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 7:40am Read More

Garda Ombudsman to investigate fatal crash during high-speed chase

The Garda Ombudsman Commission is Iinvestigating after a high-speed car chase on the M7 last night claimed the life of...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 7:15am Read More


Katie Price planning to sell her used breast implants

Katie Price is planning to sell her breast implants for charity.The 36-year-old model is to offload her current fake boobs in a few months to raise money for breast cancer charities because the former model - who last year revealed...

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Hart pulls plug on Miranda show

Miranda Hart has announced the two Christmas specials she is doing will mark the end of her eponymous BBC sitcom.The...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 6:37pm Read More

Hairy Biker raises a few titters on Countdown

Hairy Biker Dave Myers left the Countdown team with a conundrum of their own when he came up with an...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 6:11pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

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 Park     The Clann na nGael revival continues to gather momentum. The club clinched its second successive Minor A...

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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

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...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:02pm Read More

National Sport

Rodgers: We must accept criticism

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has told under-fire striker Mario Balotelli and the rest of his side to accept recent criticism and move on.While the Italy international has come in for the most negative attention after scoring just once in 10...

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Stunning Lamela goal lights up easy Spurs win

Tottenham 5 Asteras Tripolis 1Erik Lamela scored one of the finest goals ever seen at White Hart Lane on a...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 11:17pm Read More

Celtic struggle to home win

Celtic 2 Astra Giurgiu 1Stefan Scepovic scored his first goal for Celtic as the Hoops made hard work of beating...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 11:13pm Read More