Roscommon News

Murder in the sun

The late Martina and Laurence Hayes
The brother of a South Roscommon woman gunned down in the Tunisian resort of Sousse on Friday, alongside her husband, has described the perpetrator of the massacre and the so called Islamic State as “evil rats”. Laurence and Martina Hayes...

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Devastation as Loughglynn Utd FC’s clubhouse is burned to the ground

The remains of the clubhouse at Loughglynn Utd FC
THE CLUBHOUSE at Loughglynn Utd FC has been burned to the ground leaving the club members and wider community devastated....

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 10:30am Read More

Second assessment to decide future of Rosalie Unit

THE FUTURE of Castlerea’s Rosalie Unit will not be decided until a second social assessment is carried out at the...

Monday, 22/06/15 - 5:00pm Read More

National News

Child minder to go on trial for second time next year

A child-minder is to go on trial for a second time next May accused of causing serious harm to a ten-month-old baby.34-year-old Sandra Higgins of The Beeches, Drumgola Wood, Cavan town, Co Cavan denies the charge of intentionally or recklessly...

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Oil spill in Limerick

Over 2,000 litres of oil have leaked onto open land in Limerick. The spill at Tornafulla came from a tank...

Thursday, 02/07/15 - 4:57pm Read More

Tax receipts ahead of targets

The tax take is ahead of target for the first half of the year – with €20.6 billion collected to...

Thursday, 02/07/15 - 4:37pm Read More


Thursday’s TV tips

Water for Elephants (Film4, 6.40pm)(2011) Poised to take his final veterinary exam, Jacob (Robert Pattinson) learns that his parents have been killed in a car accident and abandons his studies. With debts to pay and no roof over his head,...

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WATCH: Dublin’s youngest AC/DC fan joins fans in the pit of last nights gig

Australian rock band AC/DC took to the Aviva Stadium in Dublin last night, and according to fans, it looks like...

Thursday, 02/07/15 - 1:20pm Read More

Corrie superfan gets Deirdre Barlow’s face tattooed on his leg

There are fans and then there are superfans. We can all admit that the news of Coronation Street legend Anne...

Thursday, 02/07/15 - 10:48am Read More

Roscommon Sport

‘The mindset has to change in Roscommon’ – Evans

John Evans has defended his comments about Roscommon possibly contending for All-Ireland honours in the new few years and insisted that they had no impact on the team’s loss against Sligo. The Roscommon manager’s comments, which were made after the...

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‘Bit of freshness will do us no harm’ – Evans

ALL-IRELAND QUALIFIER PREVIEW:     If the darkest hour is before the dawn, then there are plenty of reasons to...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 4:34pm Read More

Simple words of encouragement inspired Boyle’s young players

    John Joe Nerney’s simple words of encouragement inspired young players from Boyle to go on and make their...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 4:30pm Read More

National Sport

Boy who survived Indonesian tsunami at seven fulfils pro football dream

Sporting Lisbon unveiled a new signing today, 17-year-old Martunis. Like many young boys around the world, he grew up dreaming of life as a footballer, but this particular boy has overcome incredible adversity to fulfil his childhood ambition. Picture from...

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Murray cruises into next round at Wimbledon

Andy Murray hardly broke sweat as the British number one strolled into the Wimbledon third round with a straight-sets victory...

Thursday, 02/07/15 - 2:58pm Read More

Irish jockey Creighton released from hospital

Eddie Creighton has been discharged from Melbourne’s Alfred Hospital after making a remarkable recovery in recent days.The Irish man took...

Thursday, 02/07/15 - 2:35pm Read More