Roscommon News

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 than ten houses in the vicinity of the Sliabh Bán wind farm were flooded in a freak downpour of rain....

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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

Broad welcome for 100 new medical device jobs in Creagh

The expansion of an existing medical device facility at Creagh in South Roscommon, which will create 100 new jobs, has...

Tuesday, 14/06/16 - 12:18pm Read More

National News

Leitrim Lotto player collects prize almost two months after draw

One happy Leitrim Lotto player made the trip to Abbey Street in Dublin today to pick up a cheque for €94,673 today. The lucky punter matched five numbers and the Bonus Ball for the Lotto draw on Saturday April 30....

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Cabinet has yet to agree position on fatal foetal abnormalities bill

The Cabinet is expected to meet again before Thursday to agree a position on a proposed bill from Mick Wallace...

Tuesday, 28/06/16 - 6:19pm Read More

FF’s Scanlon sorry for offence caused by Dáil question on Muslim citizen applications

A Fianna Fáil TD has apologised for any offence caused by a parliamentary question asking how many Muslims have applied...

Tuesday, 28/06/16 - 5:45pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Kilkenny expects players to grow from manner of Markievicz victory

Roscommon minor goalkeeper Liam Cregg celebrates his side's victory against Sligo on Saturday evening. Pic: Michael McCormack
Understandably, Kieran Kilkenny wore his heart on sleeve afterwards. Despite the roadblocks that had been erected beforehand, the former Roscommon intermediate ladies’ football manager saw his minor ‘Bravehearts’ overcome all the odds to book a Connacht minor semi-final date against...

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Champions make early statement of intent

Cian Farrell escapes from the clutches of Michael Donoghue and Damien Lohan during Sunday evening's encounter at Athleague. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
Four Roads……………….0-19 Tremane………………….0-10 Kepak Senior Hurling Championship Michael O’Brien at Athleague Four Roads started the new season in the same...

Monday, 27/06/16 - 5:03pm Read More

Controlled Clann get back on track

Ultan Harney made a welcome return from injury in the Clann na nGael colours against Padraig Pearses on Saturday evening last. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
Clann na nGael……………………………0-16 Padraig Pearses…………………………..0-7 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Senior Football Championship (Section A) Ian Cooney at Johnstown   It...

Monday, 20/06/16 - 4:59pm Read More

National Sport

Shane Lowry withdraws from Rio Olympics over Zika fears

Shane Lowry has announced his withdrawal from the Rio Olympics, as he joins a list of players including Rory McIlroy in citing fears over the Zika virus. In a statement released this afternoon, Lowry said: “It is with a very...

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Marcus Willis interview – What he said

Marcus Willis stunned Wimbledon with a first-round win over Ricardas Berankis on Monday and then had the assembled media eating...

Tuesday, 28/06/16 - 12:35pm Read More

Luke Fitzgerald has announced his retirement from professional rugby

It has been confirmed that Luke Fitzgerald has announced his retirement from professional rugby. The 28-year-old Leinster, Ireland and British...

Tuesday, 28/06/16 - 11:56am Read More