Roscommon News


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Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan has confirmed that he is seeking legal advice following a formal complaint to Gardai in relation to a scuffle in Roscommon Town on Friday evening. Deputy Feighan has come under growing pressure to issue a...

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Tributes paid to ‘caring’ Kilroosky mother trampled to death by cattle

  AN “OVERWHELMING sense of disbelief” hangs over the community of Ballagh and Kilroosky following the death of a local...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 11:40am Read More

Feighan apologises for ‘overreaction’

Frank Feighan
Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan has issued a statement today apologising for any hurt caused to Independent bye-election candidate John...

Saturday, 27/09/14 - 10:18pm Read More

National News

Increase in young sex offenders ‘down to easy access to images of child abuse’

One in Four says there has been a marked increase in the number of young sex offenders.The group works with survivors of abuse, as well as running treatment programmes for offenders.In its annual report for 2013, One in Four revealed...

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Taoiseach declines to name FG official for fear they would be ‘pilloried’

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has again declined to name the Fine Gael official who arranged John McNulty's appointment to a...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 5:24pm Read More

Car rental solutions firm to create 400 jobs in Dublin

Dublin has got a major jobs boost this afternoon. Up to 400 new jobs are being created at CarTrawler -...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 3:55pm Read More


Davis: Bond films ‘outdated’

Warwick Davis wants to be the next James Bond because he thinks the movies are "outdated".The 44-year-old actor - who is three-and-a-half feet tall - would love to do away with the stereotypes associated with the lead role by playing...

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“Take that Clooney” – Neil Patrick Harris talks about the details of his wedding

Neil Patrick Harris appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman last night and gave some uber cute details about...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 5:30pm Read More

Fisher and Cohen ‘expecting’ third child

Isla Fisher is reportedly pregnant.The 'Confessions of a Shopaholic' star and husband Sacha Baron Cohen are said to be expecting...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 5:22pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Ballinaheglish toasts its European hero

European darts champion David Concannon.
  A huge crowd was expected in McDermott’s, Ballinaheglish on Monday evening to welcome home newly crowned European darts champion David Concannon.     By Michael O’Brien     David beat everything in his path at the WDF Europe Cup...

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Roscommon welcomes European darts champion home

Roscommon is welcoming a new European champion home today after David Concannon scooped a gold medal in the WDF European...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 11:27am Read More

Kilbride and Mulvihill lead Brigid’s recovery

        St. Brigid’s………………….2-14 Western Gaels………………2-7 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Senior Football Championship Semi-Final Ian Cooney at Dr....

Monday, 29/09/14 - 4:35pm Read More

National Sport

McGinley reveals Ryder Cup emotions

Paul McGinley has revealed how fans have reacted to Europe's Ryder Cup victory at Gleneagles and his emotions at finally getting the chance to see highlights of the action.McGinley's leadership was widely praised after the five-point win over the United...

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Soccer ref gets smashed in the face by ball

They mustn't like referees in Argentina.A female referee in the country's fifth division was unfortunate to be in the way...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 7:16pm Read More

Dettori vies for world rule in Arc

One more piece of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe jigsaw slotted into place on Wednesday when Frankie Dettori was...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 5:58pm Read More