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 seek assistance in locating missing 56-year-old

Gardaí are seeking assistance in locating 56-year-old Michelle Kearney. Michelle was last seen in the Lucan area of Dublin on February 6 at 8.20pm. When last seen she was wearing a long blue coat, black leggings, cream boots and a...

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Man arrested in Dublin during armed robbery

A man in his 40’s was arrested in Dublin this morning after Gardaí were called to an armed robbery. Officers...

Saturday, 25/02/17 - 1:26pm Read More

Ticknock Forest to be preserved following concerns raised

Coillte has decided to halt the felling of trees in Ticknock Forest in Dublin after a number of groups raised...

Saturday, 25/02/17 - 1:15pm 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

Sutton United’s goalkeeper had to go off, and the irony was lost on absolutely nobody

It’s been a long week for Sutton United – after the pie debacle that followed their 5th round FA Cup tie, the team got back to business against Torquay United in the National League. Around 15 minutes in, however, disaster...

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St Brendan’s Killarney celebrate 22nd Corn Uí Mhuirí title

St Brendan’s 2-20 Tralee CBS 0-11 A 22nd Corn Ui Mhuiri title for St Brendan’s Killarney, and an emphatic one...

Saturday, 25/02/17 - 6:07pm Read More

Leicester drop into relegation zone while Moyes endures miserable Goodison return

Premier League champions Leicester dropped into the relegation zone after victory for Crystal Palace against Middlesbrough. The Foxes play their...

Saturday, 25/02/17 - 5:27pm Read More