Roscommon News

‘Hub’ ideal count venue

WITH THE date for the upcoming bye-election expected to be announced this week, Enterprise Castlerea has written to the county registrar seeking to host the count at The Hub in Castlerea. While The Hyde Centre in Roscommon Town has traditionally...

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Thousands flock to Kilbegnet for International Sheep Dog Trials

As many as 25,000 visitors from far and near flocked to Kilbegnet over the weekend for a one-off event that...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 6:14pm Read More

Martin pledges not ‘do an Enda Kenny on it’

Fianna Fáil leader Michel Martin said this week that he would not “do an Enda Kenny on it” by making...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 6:12pm Read More

National News

Shots fired at house in Limerick

A man in his 20's has been arrested following a shooting incident in Limerick.It happened at around 7.40pm when shots were fired at a house on New Road at Thomond Gate.Three people, including a 22 year-old woman and two male...

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Woman’s body exhumed in Limerick

A woman's body has been exhumed in Limerick and taken to University Hospital Limerick for a post mortem examination.It follows...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 7:27pm Read More

Civilian staff to replace gardaí at immigration control

Civilian staff are to replace gardaí at border control checkpoints around the country.Eighty staff are to man the immigration control...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 6:39pm Read More


Baby girl for Gosling and Mendes

Eva Mendes has reportedly given birth to a baby girl.The 40-year-old actress and her boyfriend Ryan Gosling, 33, welcomed their daughter into the world in Los Angeles last Friday, according to, but no other information has been released.News that...

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Coronation Street stars ‘set for football-style fines’

'Coronation Street' bosses have reportedly begun handing out fines to badly behaved cast members.The ITV soap is said to have...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 5:43pm Read More

WATCH: Full-length trailer for Mockingjay Part 1

Oh we are EXCITED!! A full-length trailer for the forthcoming Hunger Games sequel, Mockingjay: Part 1 has been released -...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 5:32pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Championships get serious this weekend

CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEWS:       The business end of the Hodson Bay Hotel Group sponsored intermediate football championship gets underway next weekend with the four quarter-finals down for decision. There is also the matter of a senior relegation play-off to...

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D-Day for David in Hull

David Concannon will aim to qualify for the World Darts Championship in Hull next month. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
    When a young David Concannon watched his father Luke throw darts in McDermott’s, Ballinaheglish, he could never have...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 4:34pm Read More

Larissa answers ‘Ireland’s Call’ at Women’s Rugby World Cup

Ireland scrum-half Larissa Muldoon has Roscommon connections in Donamon. Pic: INPHO
    The dust has hardly settled on Ireland’s historic voyage at the Women’s Rugby World Cup and scrum-half Larissa...

Monday, 25/08/14 - 4:26pm Read More

National Sport

Arsenal overwhelmed by Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund 2 Arsenal 0Arsenal endured a chastening start to their Champions League group campaign after being overwhelmed by Borussia Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park.Ciro Immobile and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck either side of half-time and the German club would have...

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Liverpool return to a winning start

Liverpool 2 Ludogorets 1It was almost just like the old days as Steven Gerrard scored an added-time winner to get...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 11:04pm Read More

SFA investigating alleged racist comment by Celtic player

The Scottish Football Association has contacted Aberdeen over claims that Celtic winger Aleksandar Tonev racially abused Dons full-back Shay Logan.The...

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