Roscommon News

Beef price protest

Farmers from throughout Roscommon took their protest over beef prices to the gates of Kepak in Athleague where the IFA organised a 24-hour protest.
Hundreds of angry and frustrated farmers turned out in force for a major 24 hour protest at Kepak in Athleague on Monday as the crisis in the beef sector continues to grow. The IFA 24 hour protest began at 3...

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Eight complaints to Revenue about petrol stretching in Roscommon

EIGHT COMPLAINTS from Roscommon motorists have been received by the Revenue Commissioners in relation to petrol stretching. There are now...

Tuesday, 28/10/14 - 12:05pm Read More

Man dies in overnight road accident in Co Roscommon

A man died in an overnight road accident in Co Roscommon, it has emerged.The deceased, the driver and sole occupant...

Sunday, 26/10/14 - 5:06pm Read More

National News

Security alert at Dublin airport after Ebola plane prank

By Noel Baker, Irish ExaminerGardaí are investigating after an Aer Lingus plane had to go into lockdown in Dublin Airport following a prank by a passenger which sparked a brief Ebola scare.The EI 433 flight, due to land in Dublin...

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Secondary medical card test proposed under ‘more compassionate’s system

Health Minister Leo Varadkar has said there will be a secondary medical card test for those who do not meet...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 1:28pm Read More

Woman injured in Longford carjacking incident

A man and a woman are recovering and a second man is in custody following an alleged assault and carjacking...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 12:53pm Read More


X-Factor contestants banned from going near windows?

The 'X Factor' contestants have been banned from going near the windows of their mansion.And not for that reason.This year's hopefuls - who reside together in a £2.8 million north London property while they compete in the competition - have...

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WATCH: The final Mockingjay Part 1 teaser

It is nearly November, and you know what that means?The release of the final part of the installment of the...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 1:19pm Read More

Polanski questioned by authorities in Poland

Prosecutors in Poland have questioned film-maker Roman Polanski at the request of US prosecutors, who are seeking his extradition on...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 12:09pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Clann’s na nGael’s revival gathers momentum

    Clann na nGael…………………..1-13 St. Brigid’s…………………………2-6 Abbey Hotel Minor Division One Football Championship Final Noel Fallon at Dr. Hyde Park     The Clann na nGael revival continues to gather momentum. The club clinched its second successive Minor A...

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St. Brigid’s unlikely to die wondering

FALLON’S MATCH TALK:   As St. Brigid’s eased to their eighth county title in ten years at a wintry Dr....

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:05pm Read More

Brigid’s secure fifth senior crown on the bounce

St. Brigid's captain Senan Kilbride celebrates his side's fifth senior title in succession on Sunday last. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
  The rain cascades from the heavens but it doesn’t signal a changing of the guard. Far from it, the...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:02pm Read More

National Sport

Redknapp leaps to Ferdinand defence

Harry Redknapp has launched a staunch defence of Rio Ferdinand, labelling the QPR defender a "top-class person" despite his three-match Football Association ban.The Rangers boss hailed Ferdinand's character, in spite of the former England defender being banned and fined £25,000...

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Vertonghen targets cup success

Jan Vertonghen believes success in the Capital One Cup this season can instil a belief in Tottenham's players that can...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 2:16pm Read More

Late strikes give José the blues

Robin van Persie's late strike for Manchester United on Sunday did more than deny Chelsea three points, it reinforced a...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 1:01pm Read More