Roscommon News

CFRAM consultation a day a ‘waste of time’

The latest CFRAM (Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management) consultation day has been roundly dismissed as a waste of time and money. Officials from the Office of Public Works and Jacobs Engineering met with members of the public in Athleague...

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O’Donnell resigns as joint-manager of Roscommon team

Fergal O’Donnell has resigned as joint-manager of the Roscommon senior football team, along with selectors David Casey and Stephen Bohan...

Wednesday, 07/09/16 - 11:00am Read More

Huge jobs boost for Carrick-on-Shannon with 200 jobs for VistaMed

Patrick Mulholland, Managing Director, VistaMed; Tom Kelly, Enterprise Ireland; Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O'Connor TD.
Two hundred jobs have been announced for Carrick-on-Shannon, in a massive employment boost for the town. Ono Monday VistaMed, the...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 11:04am Read More

National News

Cork community shocked at death of ‘very honourable’ referee during camogie game

Update 8pm: Mary Newman, secretary of the Glen Rovers Camogie club in Cork says the community is in shock at the news of a referee’s death during a camogie match in Cork. She said: “He would be a great friend...

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Controversial Orange Order parade passes off peacefully

One of the North’s most controversial parades has passed off peacefully. Orangemen were granted permission to march past a notorious...

Saturday, 01/10/16 - 4:43pm Read More

‘Health service needs equivalent of six extra large hospitals’

Medical consultants say the health service needs the equivalent of six extra large hospitals. The Irish Hospital Consultants Association says...

Saturday, 01/10/16 - 1:20pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Garvey brothers bring Kilmore back from the brink

Kilmore centre-back Colm Garvey kicks the winning point for his side against Fuerty on Sunday last. Pic: Michael McCormack
Kilmore…………………0-15 Fuerty……………………2-8 Mulryan Construction Ltd. Intermediate Football Championship Semi-Final Michael O’Brien at Enfield Kilmore just never know when they’re beaten, producing one of those character-laden performances that they’ve become renowned for at Enfield on Sunday last. For long spells of...

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Oran reverse trend to reach final

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Oran……………………………………………..3-10 Tulsk Lord Edwards……………………….2-11 Mulryan Construction Ltd. Intermediate Football Championship Semi-Final Darragh Kelly at Strokestown A sweet success for Oran...

Monday, 26/09/16 - 5:03pm Read More

Four Roads rely on survival instincts once more

Conor Mulry launches an attack for Four Roads during Saturday evening's semi-final. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
Four Roads………………..2-11 Padraig Pearses……………1-14 Kepak Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final Michael O’Brien at Athleague It’s harsh to say that Padraig Pearses...

Monday, 19/09/16 - 5:23pm Read More

National Sport

Jim Gavin deflects the praise onto his players

By Brendan O’Brien Another season, a few more slices of history for the Dubs. Not just on the pitch, but along the sideline, too. Jim Gavin is robotic in his deflection of credit. A man who speaks about ‘preparation pieces’...

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Rory McIlroy: ‘I wanted it a little bit more’ when I saw I was drawn against Phil Mickelson

By Simon Lewis, Hazeltine National Sergio Garcia and Rafa Cabrera Bello gave Europe the perfect Ryder Cup boost going into...

Saturday, 01/10/16 - 8:31pm Read More

Antonio Conte: We know we have to improve a lot

Antonio Conte praised Chelsea’s team ethic after they overcame a sluggish first half to end a run of two straight...

Saturday, 01/10/16 - 8:14pm Read More