Roscommon News

Roscommon saying NO to water charges

The campaign against water charges takes to the streets of Roscommon Town on Saturday, November 1st. ‘Roscommon Says No to Water Charges’ is a new group formed to fight against the impending charges and the privatisation of water services to...

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Color Communications to expand in Castlerea

A Castlerea based colour merchandising company is set to create 20 new jobs over the next five years. Color Communications...

Wednesday, 15/10/14 - 11:40am Read More

The Fitz Factor

┬áThe victory of turf cutters’ champion Michael Fitzmaurice in the Roscommon/ South Leitrim bye-election has dealt a blow to party...

Wednesday, 15/10/14 - 11:39am Read More

National News

Man charged with murder of his parents in Donegal court

A man has been charged with the murder of his parents after appearing at a special sitting of Ballyshannon District Court in Co Donegal.Julian Cuddity, 42, of Churchtown, Carndonagh was remanded in custody to appear at a special sitting of...

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Three arrested in Louth counter-drug operation

Gardai in Co Louth have arrested three people as part of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 9:07pm Read More

Gaeltacht host families may get extra water allowance

Families who take in pupils for Gaeltacht courses may be set for a special deal on water charges.The Gaeltacht minister...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 9:00pm Read More


U2 plan quick album follow-up

U2 plan to release a new album in just 18 months.The Irish rockers caused controversy when they allowed their latest LP 'Songs of Innocence' to be given away on iTunes for free but despite only coming out in September the...

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Price to sell breast implants for charity

Katie Price is planning to sell her breast implants.The 36-year-old model is to offload her current fake boobs in a...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 7:35pm Read More

McBusted to release debut album

McBusted will release their debut album in December.The supergroup - consisting of Tom Fletcher, Harry Judd, Matt Willis, James Bourne,...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 7:10pm 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

Van Gaal not interested in criticism from anyone

Louis van Gaal will put up his "iron shield" and do battle with those who criticise his methods at Manchester United.Van Gaal faces the biggest test of his reign as United boss on Sunday when unbeaten league leaders Chelsea come...

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Mourinho ready to risk Costa

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is prepared to risk Diego Costa's fitness at Manchester United on Sunday, providing the striker can...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 11:31pm Read More

Schmeichel condemns Neville’s comment

Peter Schmeichel has criticised his former Manchester United team-mate Gary Neville for questioning Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet.Siding with his fellow...

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