Roscommon News

Roscommon charged €6,000 each week for ‘free’ x-ray service

Roscommon County Hospital, one of the hospitals within the Saolta Hospital group, is being billed €6,000/week for the remote reading of x-rays. Now Deputy Denis Naughten has slammed the Saolta management for allowing “a situation to develop where a hospital...

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Yes voters hit out at ‘deafening silence’ from politicians

The Yes Equality campaign in County Roscommon has hit out at what he called “the deafening silence” from political representatives...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 11:57am Read More

Frenchpark residents tell of the ‘nightmare reality’ of anti-social behaviour

Superintendent Aidan Foley addresses a public meeting in Frenchpark on anti-social behaviour in the village.
THREATS OF houses being burned down, young people selling and taking drugs on the street, children finding knives in their...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 11:57am Read More

National News

U2 manager Denis Sheehan found dead

U2’s tour manager Dennis Sheehan has been found dead at a hotel in southern California, a day after the rockers kicked off a five-night stint in the Los Angeles area.U2 frontman Bono posted a statement on the band’s website about...

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Gardaí search for missing Meath man Patrick Garvey

A 78-year-old man has been reported missing from his home in Co Meath.Mr Patrick Garvey was last seen on Tuesday...

Wednesday, 27/05/15 - 7:26pm Read More

Gardaí hunt gang who knocked down and seriously hurt chicken farmer

By David Raleigh Gardaí are hunting a gang who "seriously assaulted a defenceless chicken farmer" by knocking him down at...

Wednesday, 27/05/15 - 7:21pm Read More


Wednesday’s TV tips

UEFA Europa League Final (3e, 7.30pm) The first of the big European Stadium in Warsaw hosts the Europa League final – with the winners earning a place in next season’s Champions League for the first time. Tommy Martin presents the...

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Bruce Jenner is now a woman after eight-hour surgery

Bruce Jenner has allegedly undergone full gender reassignment surgery and is officially considered a woman. “The procedure involved reshaping Bruce’s...

Wednesday, 27/05/15 - 2:54pm Read More

Deirdre O’Kane says there will be a Moone Boy movie

Irish comedian Deirdre O’Kane has finally answered the question we’ve all been asking, “Will there be a Moone Boy movie?”And...

Wednesday, 27/05/15 - 11:50am Read More

Roscommon Sport

Dominic’s left deflated by Fuerty raid

Fuerty……………………………………….1-9 St. Dominic’s……………………………….0-3 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Intermediate Football Championship Section A Martin Wynne at Knockcroghery A 35th minute goal from Eamon Bannon provided the platform for Fuerty to secure an opening round victory over St. Dominic’s in last Friday...

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Fourth annual run/walk to take place in Athleague

The fourth annual run/walk in aid of underage hurling in Athleague/Tremane GAA Club will be held in Athleague on Sunday,...

Thursday, 21/05/15 - 12:51pm Read More

Senior hurling league down to last four

Senior league down to last four The semi-finals of Avis Car Hire Senior Hurling League will take place this Sunday...

Thursday, 21/05/15 - 12:50pm Read More

National Sport

Record-breaking Sevilla deny Dnipro miracle

Dnipro 2 Sevilla 3Colombian hitman Carlos Bacca claimed a double as Sevilla made Europa League history by seeing off Dnipro to win the competition for a record fourth time.The 28-year-old struck either half of time to secure a 3-2 victory...

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Roger Federer expects no special treatment

Roger Federer insists top players should not be given special treatment after Rafael Nadal requested to be given a break...

Wednesday, 27/05/15 - 9:50pm Read More

VIDEO: Third seed Simona Halep loses out to Lucic-Baroni

Third seed Simona Halep crashed out in the French Open second round to Croatia’s Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, the same opponent she...

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