Roscommon News

Mother hits out at hospital group after 18 month delay

A Roscommon mother has claimed that the Saolta Hospital Group has reneged on its promise to externally investigate the circumstances surrounding the birth of her child. The mother, who wished to remain anonymous and whose child has significant health issues,...

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Plans lodged for 34-acre solar energy farm

Plans for a 34 acre solar energy farm close to Roscommon Town have been lodged with Roscommon County Council. The...

Wednesday, 01/02/17 - 3:11pm Read More

Fears over future of Community Games in the county

The strong tradition of Community Games in County Roscommon is in crisis with a number of areas struggling to keep...

Tuesday, 24/01/17 - 10:38am Read More

National News

No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was one no winner of tonight’s Lotto Jackpot, worth over €11.3m. More than 43,000 players won prizes including one Match 5+Bonus winner who scooped €75,157. Follow @roscommonherald

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Sinn Féin gains ground in latest opinion poll

There has been a major surge in support for Sinn Féin in the latest opinion poll. The poll for the...

Saturday, 25/02/17 - 6:19pm Read More

Gardaí seek assistance in locating missing 56-year-old

Gardaí are seeking assistance in locating 56-year-old Michelle Kearney. Michelle was last seen in the Lucan area of Dublin on...

Saturday, 25/02/17 - 1:42pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Taking responsibility in his stride

Roscommon may be pointless after two games in Division One, but Strokestown defender Seán Mullooly explains to Roscommon Herald Sports Editor IAN COONEY why Kevin McStay’s young side can pick up valuable league points over the next six weeks…  ...

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Concannon insists that Roscommon ‘have nothing to fear’

The closing quarter of last Saturday evening’s Oscar Traynor Cup tie descended into farce after the Cavan/Monaghan League were reduced...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 4:50pm Read More

Hard to see fortunes changing in Castlebar

The narrative rarely differs ahead of a big game against Mayo at MacHale Park. Of course, there are always pockets...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 4:45pm Read More

National Sport

WATCH: Joe Schmidt praises players: ‘They’ve really had to roll their sleeves up’

Joe Schmidt paid tribute to his Ireland players for rolling their sleeves up and keeping their Six Nations title bid within their control after seeing off France 19-9 on Saturday in the Dublin drizzle, writes Simon Lewis. A Conor Murray...

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Mayo put Roscommon to the sword in Castlebar

Mayo 1-19 Roscommon 0-14 It was no contest in Castlebar as Mayo ruthlessly put Roscommon to the sword and moved...

Saturday, 25/02/17 - 9:31pm Read More

Down rediscover that winning feeling against Meath

Down 1-13 Meath 0-14 Down’s long wait for a victory is over, and the pressure has been lifted from hard-pressed...

Saturday, 25/02/17 - 9:22pm Read More