Roscommon News

Anger brewing in FF over election spend issue

Anger is brewing within the Fianna Fáil organisation in the constituency with the news that the party spent approximately €5,000 more on the election campaign of Shane Curran than on Deputy Eugene Murphy. A source told the Roscommon Herald that...

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Vandalism causes €1,500 of damage at Cloonfad United’s clubhouse

Damage caused to Cloonfad Utd's club house is €1,500.
Cloonfad United Soccer Club is facing a €1,500 bill for new windows after the club’s new extension was the target...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 12:59pm Read More

Funding of €100,000 for Castlerea food hub

  An Chistin – the Food Hub in Castlerea – has been allocated €100,000 in REDZ (Rural Economic Development Zone) funding....

Tuesday, 29/11/16 - 10:02am Read More

National News

Grandmother speaks about losing her daughter and two young grandkids in Limerick murder

By Ryan O’Rourke The mother of a 25-year-old woman stabbed to death along with her friend and two children, has spoken for the first time about the pain of losing her only daughter and grandchildren. Abina Ring (aged 51) lost...

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Dublin couple collect €11.3m Lotto prize: ‘There are so many things we want to do for our loved ones’

A Dublin couple made the very short trip to the National Lottery offices on Abbey Street today to collect a...

Thursday, 08/12/16 - 2:25pm Read More

Former Celtic kitman facing child sex charge remanded in custody in Belfast for own safety

A former Celtic Football Club youth coach and kitman charged with a child sex offence has been remanded in prison...

Thursday, 08/12/16 - 2:08pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

‘Well and truly beaten out the gate’ – Dolan

St. Brigid's joint manager Frankie Dolan takes stock of his side's performance against Corofin on Sunday last. Pic: INPHO/James Crombie
St. Brigid’s joint manager Frankie Dolan pulled no punches afterwards. He was annoyed that his side had allowed Corofin bully them for the majority of Sunday’s one-sided provincial final. During Dolan’s playing days, such a scenario would have been unthinkable....

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‘I think they did Roscommon proud’ – Dowd

It’s moments after the final whistle and Creggs’ joint manager Ger Dowd is making his way around to each of...

Monday, 21/11/16 - 4:24pm Read More

Brigid’s to reclaim throne?

Karol Mannion celebrates his last minute goal against Corofin in the 2006 Connacht club final. Pic: INPHO/Donall Farmer
Now comes the really hard part. After ploughing a furrow towards championship glory in Roscommon, St. Brigid’s are faced with...

Monday, 21/11/16 - 4:20pm Read More

National Sport

WATCH: Greek league gives us a new contender for worst miss ever

Normally the fourth tier match between Greek sides Makedonikos Kozanis and Vatera would pass by without much international attention. But a shocker of a miss from Makedonikos Kozanis footballer Thanasis Takidis has clocked up more than 300,000 views in the...

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Jamie Heaslip pondering a future at home and abroad

Leinster’s Jamie Heaslip has let it be known that he is surveying career options at home and abroad as the...

Thursday, 08/12/16 - 12:53pm Read More

Leinster name strong side for Champions Cup clash with Dragons

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has named his match day 23 to take on Northampton Saints in the Champions Cup...

Thursday, 08/12/16 - 12:39pm Read More