Roscommon News

Late Monsignor McKeon an ‘inspiration to the people of Tulsk’

Monsg. McKeon blessing
TRIBUTES have been paid to the man described as an “inspiration” to the people of Tulsk and throughout the county on his passing last week. Monsignor Austin McKeon, who served as Parish Priest in Tulsk for more than 25 years...

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New GAA training facility to be named after Dermot Earley

The new Roscommon GAA training facility at Runnabracken will be named after former Roscommon player and Chief of Staff of...

Tuesday, 03/05/16 - 11:40am Read More

Boundary meeting to be arranged

A meeting between the Athlone Boundary Committee and Roscommon County Councillors will be organised soon. Chair of the three man...

Monday, 25/04/16 - 10:22am Read More

National News

Thousands prepare for Darkness into Light walk

Thousands of people around the country are preparing to take to the streets in the early hours in aid of suicide prevention. The annual ‘Darkness into Light’ fundraiser will get underway just after four o’clock in the morning. Now in...

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One lucky Irish winner scooped €381,863 in EuroMillions draw

One lucky Irish winner has scooped €381,863 in the EuroMillions draw tonight. The winning numbers are 32, 34, 40, 45...

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Talks underway between Intel Ireland and staff about job cuts

Talks are said to be underway between Intel Ireland and its staff about job cuts at the company. It’s feared...

Friday, 06/05/16 - 9:05pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Determined hurlers take notable scalp

Alan Moore gathers possession for Roscommon during their famous victory against Derry on Saturday last. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
Roscommon…………….2-20 Derry………………..0-15 Christy Ring Cup Noel Fallon at Athleague Well, how about that then? The Roscommon senior hurlers began life in the Christy Ring Cup by deservedly walloping last year’s finalists by 11 points in Athleague last Saturday. Derry have...

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Roscommon highly unlikely to take their eye off the ball

Conor Devaney's return to the Roscommon senior football panel has coincided with a positive Division One League campaign. But attention now turns to the Connacht championship next weekend. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
Now that the hype surrounding a sometimes thrilling Division One League campaign has abated, Roscommon must get back to basics...

Monday, 25/04/16 - 4:45pm Read More

Rossies assured of warm welcome at Jake’s Saloon

READY FOR THE ROSSIES…Dunmore native Jimmy Glynn (third from left) is pictured with some of his staff from Jake’s Saloon in anticipation of a Roscommon invasion next weekend. (L-r): Matt from Pennsylvania, Hanna from Connecticut, Jenny from County Tyrone, Brendan from County Cavan and Chief Executive Chef Carlos, New York. All five were working in Jake’s Saloon in 2011 when Roscommon last visited New York for a Connacht championship match.
Jimmy Glynn left County Galway for the trip of a lifetime to the 1994 World Cup in the USA. He...

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National Sport

Airtricity League round-up: David McMillan’s double helps Dundalk extend their lead

Dundalk have extended their lead at the top of the Airtricity League Premier Division. The defending champions produced a much-improved second-half performance to defeat a battling Galway United 2-1. David McMillan got both of the goals for Stephen Kenny’s side...

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Dembele to miss first four games of next season after lengthy eye gouge ban

Tottenham midfielder Mousa Dembele has been banned for six matches after accepting a Football Association charge of violent conduct. Dembele...

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New Cricket Ireland academy manager quits job two days after accepting it

Ireland must resume their search for a new national academy manager after Chris Adams withdrew from the role he agreed...

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