Roscommon News

Mother hits out at hospital group after 18 month delay

A Roscommon mother has claimed that the Saolta Hospital Group has reneged on its promise to externally investigate the circumstances surrounding the birth of her child. The mother, who wished to remain anonymous and whose child has significant health issues,...

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Plans lodged for 34-acre solar energy farm

Plans for a 34 acre solar energy farm close to Roscommon Town have been lodged with Roscommon County Council. The...

Wednesday, 01/02/17 - 3:11pm Read More

Fears over future of Community Games in the county

The strong tradition of Community Games in County Roscommon is in crisis with a number of areas struggling to keep...

Tuesday, 24/01/17 - 10:38am Read More

National News

Gardaí intercept consignment of cannabis and arrest man in organised crime probe

Gardaí investigating organised crime in Dublin have seized around €180,000 of cannabis. Customs Officers, Gardaí and officers from the Serious Crime Task Force intercepted the consignment which arrived into Ireland. A subsequent search today in the Ballyfermot area has resulted...

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Maurice McCabe ‘Disclosures’ Tribunal to sit on Monday

The public Tribunal of Inquiry into allegations of a smear campaign against Sgt Maurice McCabe is to hold its first...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 4:47pm Read More

Truck, believed to be carrying chemicals, gets wedged under bridge closing Limerick rail services

By David Raleigh Train services between Limerick and Limerick Junction were cancelled earlier today after it was feared a meeting...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 4:23pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Taking responsibility in his stride

Roscommon may be pointless after two games in Division One, but Strokestown defender Seán Mullooly explains to Roscommon Herald Sports Editor IAN COONEY why Kevin McStay’s young side can pick up valuable league points over the next six weeks…  ...

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Concannon insists that Roscommon ‘have nothing to fear’

The closing quarter of last Saturday evening’s Oscar Traynor Cup tie descended into farce after the Cavan/Monaghan League were reduced...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 4:50pm Read More

Hard to see fortunes changing in Castlebar

The narrative rarely differs ahead of a big game against Mayo at MacHale Park. Of course, there are always pockets...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 4:45pm Read More

National Sport

WATCH: Rugby League team turn to ballet for strength and flexibility

British rugby league team Wigan Warriors have turned to ballet to help their young players with knee and ankle injuries. The club’s under-19s players have started taking weekly ballet classes and are finding it hugely beneficial. The lads can be...

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Everyone lost their chill when Gent drew Genk in the Europa League

Generally, there’s nothing particularly fascinating about a Europa League last-16 draw – but that changed when two teams with extremely...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 2:10pm Read More

Jose Mourinho pays tribute to Claudio Ranieri in surprisingly friendly Instagram post

Jose Mourinho seems to have changed his tune on Claudio Ranieri, sending a message of warmth to his contemporary upon...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 2:07pm Read More