Roscommon News

Elderly woman left waiting over an hour for ambulance

An elderly woman, who sustained injuries in a fall, faced an hour-long wait on the roadside before an ambulance arrived at the scene last Wednesday. It was an hour and eight minutes before an ambulance attended the elderly lady, who...

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Meeting to discuss €7.5m due to social care staff

Social care staff involved in an ongoing dispute with the HSE over €7.5 million in unpaid wages will meet in...

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Sinn Fein selects young Tibohine woman as election candidate

One of the youngest candidates set to contest the next General Election will be Sinn Fein’s candidate for Roscommon/ East...

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National News

Taoiseach’s vow on Garda files on Kingsmill shootings ‘very encouraging’

A pledge by the Government to offer full disclosure of Garda files on the sectarian murder of 10 protestant workmen in Co Armagh is "encouraging and reassuring", Northern Ireland's Senior Coroner has said.John Leckey welcomed a commitment made by Taoiseach...

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Lawyer tells jury there was ‘no discrimination’ in ‘gay cake’ case

There was no discrimination in a Christian bakery's decision to decline an order for a cake bearing a pro-gay marriage...

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Dwyer guilty of Elaine O’Hara murder

Graham Dwyer has been found guilty of the murder of Elaine O'Hara.READ MORE: Architect Dwyer convicted of stabbing Elaine O'Hara...

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WATCH: Robbie Williams throws it back to Slane Castle 1999

Robbie Williams must have been feeling nostalgic over the last few weeks as he (or his people) have been uploading a series of throwback videos to his YouTube channel - Robbie Williams. Over the last month from his performance at...

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Friday’s TV tips

FILM: The Mummy Returns (3e, 7pm)[media=Youtube][/media] (2001) The mummified body of Imhotep is shipped to a museum in London, where...

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Al Pacino is coming to Dublin

Legendary Hollywood actor Al Pacino is coming to Dublin for 'An Evening with Pacino' at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 2:43pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

‘Guys are just growing in stature’ – Evans

Roscommon wing-back David Murray carries the fight to Meath during Sunday's Division Two League game at Dr. Hyde Park. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
        John Evans stopped to face the assembled media. Just like his players, he was calm, measured and honest in his assessment of Roscommon’s latest big league win.     By Ian Cooney       “I’d...

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Rugby revolution confirmed by CBS success

Roscommon CBS junior rugby captain James Brandon celebrates his side's provincial success with his team-mates at The Sportsground in Galway last week. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
        When coaches from Creggs Rugby Club met with the principal and school management from Roscommon CBS...

Monday, 23/03/15 - 4:18pm Read More

CBS face tough task to continue fairytale


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National Sport

Brady: I’ll play left-back if needed

Robbie Brady is ready to put himself in the firing line as the Republic of Ireland attempt to derail Poland's charge for the Euro 2016 finals.The 23-year-old Hull winger could yet be asked to fill in at left-back having slotted...

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Chris Henry back in Ulster squad for PRO12 match against Cardiff

Chris Henry pictured in Belfast in September. Picture: INPHO/Presseye/Matt MackeyUlster Rugby confirmed today that Chris Henry will be on the...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 4:38pm Read More

Paul O’Connell named Six Nations Player of the Tournament

Ireland captain Paul O'Connell has been named Player of the Tournament for this year's RBS Six Nations. The Limerick man...

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