Roscommon News

Rotting fish sparks contamination fears

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Hundreds of fish discovered dead at the turlough in Castleplunkett have raised fears of possible contamination of the water in the area in the event of a heavy downpour of rain. The grim discovery was made at two swallow holes...

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High Court proceedings served in wake of Curraghroe flooding

A Curraghroe family whose home was flooded two weeks ago has served Coillte with High Court proceedings. In total more...

Monday, 27/06/16 - 6:00pm Read More

Internet extortion scam warning from Roscommon Gardai

Gardai in Roscommon wish to alert the public about a new internet scam that been reported lately in the Roscommon...

Tuesday, 14/06/16 - 2:18pm Read More

National News

Pat Hickey lawyers seek house arrest for three-month trial wait

Lawyers for embattled Olympic Council of Ireland official Pat Hickey have urged Brazilian authorities to transfer him from the notorious Bangu prison to house arrest because he is facing a wait of up to three months to be either charged...

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Donal Óg Cusack scraps Cork ‘dream home’ plans

Donal Óg Cusack has abandoned his current plans to build his dream home out on the outskirts of his homeplace...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 12:27pm Read More

Man in court in connection with almost €200,000 worth of drugs

A man was due before the courts in Dublin this morning in connection with the seizure of almost €200,000 worth...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 11:11am Read More

Roscommon Sport

New camogie club unveiled in Boyle

Roscommon Camogie Board and Boyle Camogie Club officials are pictured at the launch of Boyle Camogie Club last week. Pic: Mary Regan
The development of camogie in Roscommon received a huge boost last week when a new camogie club was officially unveiled in the north of the county. Camogie board officials, including Geraldine Beattie-Greene, Niamh Kilmartin and Maeve Healy, made the journey...

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Double celebrations for Ballymoe FC  

It was but a field. It became a source of enjoyment. Now the ‘Field of Dreams’ has blossomed into something...

Monday, 22/08/16 - 4:33pm Read More

Boyle throw cat among the pigeons

Boyle…………………………………….3-11 Roscommon Gaels………………………3-9 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Senior Football Championship (Section A) Martin Wynne at Orchard Park, Elphin Boyle gave...

Monday, 15/08/16 - 5:06pm Read More

National Sport

Ruby Walsh ‘stiff and sore’ after Bellewstown fall

Ruby Walsh was stood down for the evening after a crashing fall in the Bellinter House Classic Mares Hurdle at Bellewstown. Walsh was riding the 1-5 favourite Muthaza in the Bellinter House Classic Mares Hurdle and was in front at...

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Goalkeeper Claudio Bravo completes move to Manchester City

Manchester City have announced the signing of goalkeeper Claudio Bravo from Barcelona. The Chile international, 33, has put pen to...

Thursday, 25/08/16 - 3:46pm Read More

PICS: Hopes high as Irish Paralympians set off for Rio

The bulk of Ireland’s Paralympic athletes have left for Rio today with more due to join them before the end...

Thursday, 25/08/16 - 3:22pm Read More