Roscommon News

Ballaghaderreen estate works in doubt

A QUESTION mark hangs over a raft of improvement works due to be carried out at a Ballaghaderreen housing estate. Funding of €651,908 was allocated back in May for works on the Shannon Valley estate as part of a national...

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Woman dies following Roscommon crash

A woman in her 70s has died following a traffic accident in Co Roscommon in which four cars and a...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 9:42am Read More

Former Arigna miners not given opportunity to appeal cases

The National Coalminers Group is seeking an urgent meeting with the Department of Social Protection as it claims a number...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 5:04pm Read More

National News

IMO to ballot consultants over pay and career proposals

The Irish Medical Organisation is to ballot its members on proposals from the Labour Relations Commission on consultants' pay and career structure.However, the IMO will not make a recommendation on the issue to its members, saying while the proposals are...

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Dublin Bike scheme offline due to connection failure

Cyclists using the Dublin Bike scheme were prevented from accessing docking stations last night.The 41 docking stations in the Capital...

Wednesday, 03/09/14 - 7:31am Read More

Goodbody’s predicts rising house prices for many years

A leading stockbroker says property prices in Ireland will rise for years to come.Goodbody's pointed out that ongoing supply shortages...

Wednesday, 03/09/14 - 7:16am Read More


All eyes on Kim at awards for men

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian stole the show at a glitzy awards do - designed to celebrate men.The socialite, 33, who is in the UK with her rapper husband Kanye West and their daughter North, was presented with the Woman...

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Police charge Bieber with assault

Justin Bieber faces new charges after being arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 6:12pm Read More

Elbow announce six UK tour dates

The alternative rock band Elbow will perform six intimate shows in total, with three-night residencies at Manchester's O2 Apollo and...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 6:08pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Championships get serious this weekend

CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEWS:       The business end of the Hodson Bay Hotel Group sponsored intermediate football championship gets underway next weekend with the four quarter-finals down for decision. There is also the matter of a senior relegation play-off to...

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D-Day for David in Hull

David Concannon will aim to qualify for the World Darts Championship in Hull next month. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
    When a young David Concannon watched his father Luke throw darts in McDermott’s, Ballinaheglish, he could never have...

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Larissa answers ‘Ireland’s Call’ at Women’s Rugby World Cup

Ireland scrum-half Larissa Muldoon has Roscommon connections in Donamon. Pic: INPHO
    The dust has hardly settled on Ireland’s historic voyage at the Women’s Rugby World Cup and scrum-half Larissa...

Monday, 25/08/14 - 4:26pm Read More

National Sport

Brady: We won’t be going to Georgia for a draw

Robbie Brady insists the Republic of Ireland will not be fazed by the prospect of launching their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign in the white heat of Tbilisi.Martin O'Neill's side are assured a hostile welcome when they head for Georgia on...

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No regrets for van Gaal

Louis van Gaal insists he has no regrets over taking the manager's job at Manchester United despite the building pressure...

Wednesday, 03/09/14 - 7:29am Read More

Watson names US wild cards for Ryder Cup

Redemption was the overriding theme after United States captain Tom Watson named Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson as...

Wednesday, 03/09/14 - 7:21am Read More