Roscommon News

Rotting fish sparks contamination fears

Hundreds of fish discovered dead at the turlough in Castleplunkett have raised fears of possible contamination of the water in the area in the event of a heavy downpour of rain. The grim discovery was made at two swallow holes...

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High Court proceedings served in wake of Curraghroe flooding

A Curraghroe family whose home was flooded two weeks ago has served Coillte with High Court proceedings. In total more...

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Internet extortion scam warning from Roscommon Gardai

Gardai in Roscommon wish to alert the public about a new internet scam that been reported lately in the Roscommon...

Tuesday, 14/06/16 - 2:18pm Read More

National News

Two arrested in connection with alleged sexual assault in Dublin released without charge

Two men arrested in connection with a serious sex assault in Dublin yesterday have been released without charge. Investigations into the case are continuing. The attack happened in the early hours of Thursday morning in the Newlands Road area of...

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Gardaí search for missing man Stephen Murphy

Gardaí are appealing for the public’s help to find missing man Stephen Murphy. The 29-year-old was last seen at Cavan...

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Man who punched €10m Claude Monet painting loses appeal against conviction

A man jailed for damaging a Claude Monet painting estimated to be worth €10m has lost an appeal against conviction....

Friday, 29/07/16 - 6:08pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Ambition the key to replay prosperity

Connacht GAA Senior Football Championship Final, Pearse Stadium, Galway 10/7/2016
Galway vs Roscommon
Feral Lennon of Roscommon at the end of the game
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer
As first dates go, it was pretty awful. Instead of being cocky, confident and eager to make an impression, both Roscommon and Galway were too concerned with what the other would think if they pushed things too far, too soon....

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Kilkenny expects players to grow from manner of Markievicz victory

Roscommon minor goalkeeper Liam Cregg celebrates his side's victory against Sligo on Saturday evening. Pic: Michael McCormack
Understandably, Kieran Kilkenny wore his heart on sleeve afterwards. Despite the roadblocks that had been erected beforehand, the former Roscommon...

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Champions make early statement of intent

Cian Farrell escapes from the clutches of Michael Donoghue and Damien Lohan during Sunday evening's encounter at Athleague. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
Four Roads……………….0-19 Tremane………………….0-10 Kepak Senior Hurling Championship Michael O’Brien at Athleague Four Roads started the new season in the same...

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National Sport

Fire at Australian Olympic base in Rio

The Australian Olympic Committee has confirmed a fire in its team’s building for the Rio Games prompted an evacuation of staff and athletes. It is the latest accommodation setback for both the organisers and the Australian team, with bosses having...

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Airtricity League round-up: Derry City and Shamrock Rovers miss chance to gain on leaders

Derry City have missed-out on a chance to move level on points with Cork City in the Airtricity League Premier...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 11:10pm Read More

Richie ‘Rabona’ Donnelly’s crossbar challenge is the most impressive of all time

This is the most impressive crossbar challenge effort we’ve seen, writes Stephen Barry. The Tyrone senior footballers took on the...

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