Roscommon News

New Bishop sends out SOS for vocations

The new Bishop of Elphin has asked the diocese to come forward with six possible candidates for the priesthood by next Easter as a short term solution to falling vocations. Newly ordained Bishop Kevin Doran has signalled that he will...

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Over 100 families in debt crisis

Over 100 families in County Roscommon have sought help from free legal advice services in relation to credit and debt...

Thursday, 17/07/14 - 12:49pm Read More

Ordination of new Bishop will be streamed on internet

In a first for the Diocese of Elphin the ordination of the new Bishop of Elphin this Sunday will be...

Thursday, 10/07/14 - 10:46am Read More

National News

Limerick teen killed in quad-bike accident

A young male has been killed in a road accident in Co Limerick today.It is believed the 17-year-old was travelling on a quad bike when his vehicle and a tractor with hedge-cutting machinery were in collision.The accident occurred shortly before...

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Former Minister Callely pleads guilty to further three charges

Former Junior Minister Ivor Callely has just pleaded guilty to a further three charges relating to false mobile phone expenses...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 4:04pm Read More

Property tax ‘a red-line issue’ for Sinn Féin

Finance spokesman Pearse Doherty has said that Sinn Féin will not agree to go into Government unless it can abolish...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 2:38pm Read More


Katie Price: Husband’s sex addiction ‘nothing to be ashamed of’

Katie Price has insisted that Kieran Hayler will never cheat again.The former glamour model was left devastated when her spouse slept with two of her friends. He is now having treatment for sex addiction, and Price says she is confident...

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Corrie star for Celebrity Big Brother?

Michael Le Vell is in "advanced talks" for this years' Celebrity Big Brother.The troubled 'Coronation Street' actor - who plays...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 1:53pm Read More

271 top Irish stars seek ban on fur farming

Fair City actress Rachel Pilkington has delivered a 13 page submission to the Department of Agriculture seeking the ban of...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 1:17pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Error prone Roscommon unable to silence Armagh

Niall Daly can't hide his disappointment at the final whistle on Saturday evening. Pic: INPHO/Morgan Treacy
  Armagh……………………….1-17 Roscommon…………………..1-12 All-Ireland Football Qualifiers (Round 3B) Ian Cooney at Dr. Hyde Park   Bitterly disappointing, although Roscommon gave it their best shot when they decided to come out and play. But there will be regrets. Armagh are a...

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No development of Hyde Park until next summer

    Roscommon GAA County Board has confirmed that renovations on Dr. Hyde Park are unlikely to commence until the...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 4:50pm Read More

Rossies’ quest to reach next level continues

    The gentle rain, the slate grey skies and the empty stands and terraces signal the end of another...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 4:49pm Read More

National Sport

McIlroy: Claret jug needs a clean after nightclub party

Open champion Rory McIlroy was unable to show off his prized Claret Jug to the North's political leaders today, admitting it needed a good clean after a big night out celebrating.The three-time Major winner grinned as he apologised for turning...

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Dublin hurlers sweat on fitness of Paul Schutte

Dublin corner-back Paul Schutte has emerged as a major doubt for the county's All-Ireland quarter-final on Sunday.Schutte has suffered a...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 1:54pm Read More

Real Madrid snap up World Cup star Rodriguez

Real Madrid have agreed a deal to sign World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from Monaco, the European champions...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 1:20pm Read More