Roscommon News

Mounting concern over old N5 Ballagh junction

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There are renewed safety regarding the old N5 road junction at Ballaghaderreen after two lorries jackknifed following the recent icy conditions. The road leading into Ballaghaderreen from the Frenchpark side of the town has been reclassified as a local road...

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Adam (5) and his family head to Germany for vital treatment

A major fundraising initiative will get underway this weekend to help defray the medical costs of a young Fuerty boy...

Wednesday, 21/01/15 - 11:31am Read More

Fire fighters poised to ballot for strike action

Members of the fire service are poised to ballot for industrial action in the coming weeks over proposals that could...

Tuesday, 20/01/15 - 2:09pm Read More

National News

Varadkar to consider lifting ban on gay men donating blood

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar is to consult with the country's Chief Medical Officer before considering lifting the ban on gay men donating blood.Minister Varadkar is considering a report on the issue and said that any change should be carefully...

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Unionist questions transfer of Michaella McCollum to NI prison

A row has emerged over the cost of the transfer of Michaella McCollum to a jail in the North.The Belfast...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 1:04pm Read More

13-year-old girl attempted suicide after Dublin man harassed her

A 43-year-old Dublin man has been jailed for 18 months for harassing a 13-year-old girl - sending her menacing messages...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 12:57pm Read More


David Beckham’s sons are embrassed by him

Ever wondered what David Beckham has been up to since he retired from his high profile soccer career in 2013? Well, these days he's been working as a chauffeur - for his kids that is. David can now be seen...

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Johnny Depp to tie the knot next week

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard will reportedly marry next week.The 'Mortdecai' actor and his 28-year-old fiancee - who got engaged...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 11:19am Read More

Shakira and Gerard Pique welcome baby number two

Shakira has given birth to her second son with boyfriend Gerard Piqué into the world at a hospital in Barcelona...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 9:56am Read More

Roscommon Sport

Manner of FBD League success pleases Evans

        John Evans is standing on the top step of the small stand underneath the press box in Kiltoom. A master of all he surveys. He greets the media with his usual courtesy before articulating his thoughts...

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‘I’m proud as hell of them’ – Casey

Selector Colin Sheridan and Croan's Chairman Gary Cunnane are about to celebrate with manager David Casey after the final whistle on Sunday. Pic: Michael McCormack
            David Casey was renowned for his grit and determination during a playing career that...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 4:09pm Read More

Replicating pre-Christmas form holds the key for Croan’s

AIB ALL-IRELAND CLUB INTERMEDIATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW:         It’s perilously close, they can almost taste it....

Monday, 19/01/15 - 5:00pm Read More

National Sport

Costa handed three-match ban

Diego Costa has been banned for three matches after the Chelsea striker was found guilty of violent conduct.The Football Association has announced that an independent regulatory commission ruled that Costa deliberately stamped on the ankle of Liverpool's Emre Can in...

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Horrendous miss in a Sunday League game

We love a howler of a miss here at - and this one from the Sunday League in England...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 12:10pm Read More

Ireland’s cricketers head down under for the World Cup

The ICC Cricket World Cup takes place in Australia and New Zealand next month and Ireland's cricketers left today for...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 11:15am Read More