Roscommon News

Sheep savaged

A CREGGS farmer has condemned dog owners who fail to control their animals after two ewes and five lambs were savaged and killed last week. The Herald understands that up to thirty sheep have been killed in the Creggs area...

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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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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...

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National News

Easter Rising commemorations take place

The President is to lay a wreath outside Dublin's GPO today honouring those who gave their lives in the Easter Rising. Michael D Higgins will be joined by the Taoiseach and the Minister for Justice as they mark 98 years...

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Conflicting political polls show rise and fall in FG support

Two opinion polls published in today's newspapers show very different changes in support for the Government, with one reporting a...

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Two held over €115k Tullow drug seizure

Two men are still being questioned by Gardaí in Co Carlow after Cannabis plants worth around €115,000 euro were seized...

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Foo Fighters new album ‘almost half done’

Producer Butch Vig, who is reportedly working on the record with Steve Albini, claims the Foo Fighters have been experimenting with new recording techniques and it is well on its way to being completed.Speaking to Kerrang, Vig said: "We've been...

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Suarez interviews Beatles legend on eve of Uruguay gig

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez turned interviewer as he quizzed one of the city's favourite sons, Paul McCartney.The pair conducted a...

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Stallone: Hardest thing to find is an action star

Jason Statham nearly "drowned to death" on set.The hunk stars as Lee Christmas in forthcoming 'The Expendables 3' alongside Sylvester...

Saturday, 19/04/14 - 3:41pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Dineen hails ‘unreal’ Roscommon as Cork boss slams referee

Roscommon manager Nigel Dineen hailed his sides "unreal" performance as they booked a place in the Cadbury All-Ireland Under 21 Football Final following a hard-earned one-point win over Cork at O'Moore Park this afternoon.Diarmuid Murtagh slotted over his tenth point...

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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...

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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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National Sport

Ronnie strolls into next round of World Championships

Ronnie O'Sullivan moved a first step nearer the sixth world title that would give him equal footing with Steve Davis and Ray Reardon after a no-frills opening win against Robin Hull at the Crucible.Nothing about Hull, Finland's only professional, suggested...

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Munster earn bonus-point win ahead of Toulon clash

Connacht 23 Munster 32Munster warmed up for their Heineken Cup semi-final against Toulon with a bonus-point 32-23 victory over provincial...

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Cavan boss: Maybe Dublin is a team the GAA want to win

Cavan manager Peter Reilly was extremely unhappy in the wake of his side's slender loss to Dublin in this evening's...

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