Roscommon News

Color Communications to expand in Castlerea

A Castlerea based colour merchandising company is set to create 20 new jobs over the next five years. Color Communications Europe Ltd is at the forefront of global colour merchandising, manufacturing colour sampling tools for paint, wood-stain, automotive and paper....

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The Fitz Factor

 The victory of turf cutters’ champion Michael Fitzmaurice in the Roscommon/ South Leitrim bye-election has dealt a blow to party...

Wednesday, 15/10/14 - 11:39am Read More


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Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan has confirmed that he is seeking legal advice following a formal complaint to Gardai in...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 11:41am Read More

National News

Firearm discharged from house in Co Cork

A near seven-hour armed siege has ended peacefully after an 89-year-old man walked out of his home, after a shot was earlier fired when gardai went to his house to revoke his firearms licence.According to Garda sources at least one...

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Mairia Cahill: Someone else will come forward to prove SF cover-up

Mairia Cahill says she is convinced that other victims of abuse will come forward and discredit Sinn Fein's assertions that...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 7:27pm Read More

Weather warnings in effect tonight with strong winds and heavy rain

Ireland is facing into some heavy rain tonight as Ireland experiences the tail end of Hurricance Gonzalo.The storm has already...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 6:54pm Read More


Pacific Rim trilogy possible before sequel even begins shooting

Guillermo del Toro wants to make 'Pacific Rim 3'.The 50-year-old director is due to start shooting the sequel to the robots versus monsters movie in November with it being scheduled for an April 2017 release date, but he is already...

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Jada Smith turned up to audition for Batman spin-off with a man on leash

Jada Pinkett Smith auditioned for 'Gotham' with a man on a leash.The 43-year-old actress revealed that her audition process for...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 7:11pm Read More

Sheen to let former fiancée keep engagement ring

Charlie Sheen will allow his former fiancée to keep her $100,000 engagement ring.The 'Anger Management' actor confirmed last week he...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 7:07pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

‘Right job at the right time’ made for Kearns

    Liam Kearns has described his addition as coach to the Roscommon senior football management ticket as the “right job at the right time”. John Evans revealed that the former Limerick and Laois manager would be coming on board...

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Brigid’s shot at history to be rewarded

HODSON BAY HOTEL GROUP SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW:   To win a championship once must be a special feeling,...

Monday, 13/10/14 - 5:16pm Read More

Emotional week ends in triumph

Damien Lohan and Robbie Glennon lift the Mickey Cunniffe Cup for Four Roads. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
MATCH REACTION:   Jeff Lynskey is a cool customer. Four Roads have just completed seven-in-row, but the Liam Mellows clubman...

Monday, 13/10/14 - 5:13pm Read More

National Sport

United force draw with the Baggies

West Brom 2 Man Utd 2Daley Blind rescued a late point for Manchester United as they were held to a 2-2 draw at West Brom.The Holland international scored his first goal for the club to break Albion's hearts just as...

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Celtic keeper attacked in the street

Celtic player Lukasz Zaluska has been attacked in the street.The goalkeeper was targeted in Ashton Lane in Glasgow's west end...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 7:23pm Read More

Colm O’Rourke stirs up hornets’ nest with article on GPA

Colm O'Rourke's article about the Gaelic Players Association in the Sunday Independent yesterday has provoked a storm of online reaction,...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:37pm Read More