Roscommon News

Hopes of jobs boost for Boyle

There are fresh hopes of a much needed jobs boost for Boyle with the news that terms have been agreed to purchase the former Green Isle factory in the town. It is understood that a chicken and pizza processing facility...

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Sheep savaged

A CREGGS farmer has condemned dog owners who fail to control their animals after two ewes and five lambs were...

Monday, 14/04/14 - 6:02pm Read More

Wind turbine storm

Roscommon councillors have voted for “the will of people” and have insisted that a 1.5km separation distance between wind turbines...

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National News

Gardaí to hold case conference on Ballymun shooting

Gardaí investigating a fatal shooting in Dublin's Ballymun are to hold a case conference today.John O'Regan, 48, was shot dead on Gateway Avenue as he cycled to work just before 9am yesterday morning.Gardaí say the gunman was cycling a bike...

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Gardaí investigate latest in spate of aggravated burglaries in Co Limerick

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a third serious aggravated burglary in Co Limerick in a little over a week.In...

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Anglo fraud trial jury to reconvene tomorrow

The jury in a fraud trial of three Anglo Irish Bank directors over a multimillion loans-for-shares scheme have not reached...

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Bieber and Gomez get cosy at Coachella

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were inseparable at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival last weekend. The on-again, off-again couple, who also spent time in a Miami recording studio together last week, were spotted looking very cosy despite attempting...

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Miley Cyrus ‘on medical rest’ in hospital

Miley Cyrus has been taken to hospital and has cancelled a concert after suffering a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.A...

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Lohan mother sentenced for drink-driving

Lindsay Lohan's mother has been ordered to perform 100 hours of community service.Dina Lohan pled guilty in court in Long...

Tuesday, 15/04/14 - 7:31pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

U-21s have talent to leave high-flying Rebels without a cause

Roscommon U-21 manager Nigel Dineen will be hoping that his charges can upset Cork in Saturday's All-Ireland semi-final. Pic: INPHO
CADBURY ALL-IRELAND FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW:   Now comes the hard part. Having ruthlessly exposed a limited Leitrim team in the provincial final, Roscommon enter shark-infested waters on Saturday when they take on one of Gaelic games’ superpowers in the...

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Fallon turns tide towards Dysart

Dysart players and supporters celebrate Sunday's historic Premier Division League success.
              Ballaghaderreen FC…………….1 Dysart FC……………………….3 Norio’s Takeaway Premier Division Ian Cooney at Ballaghaderreen Community...

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Second half spurt sends Sligo home empty-handed

        Roscommon…………….0-12 Sligo…………………….1-6 Allianz National Football League Division Three Ian Cooney at Dr. Hyde Park    ...

Monday, 07/04/14 - 4:18pm Read More

National Sport

McStay: Championship could be mayhem if referees not more consistent with black cards

By Peter O' DwyerThe Championship could descend into mayhem if referees do not become more consistent in issuing black cards, according to former Mayo footballer Kevin McStay.According to McStay, the extra attention afforded to championship encounters make it the "acid...

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Arsenal come from behind to reclaim fourth spot

Arsenal 3 West Ham 1Olivier Giroud's sublime finish and a double from Lukas Podolski gave FA Cup finalists Arsenal a...

Tuesday, 15/04/14 - 9:43pm Read More

VIDEO: Everton boss Martinez delivers poignant speech at Hillsborough memorial

By Peter O' DwyerEverton manager Roberto Martinez today spoke at the Anfield memorial service marking 25 years since the Hillsborough...

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