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...

Monday, 27/06/16 - 6:00pm Read More

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

29-year-old missing from Wexford

Gardaí at Wexford wish to seek the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 29-year-old Kevin Barry who is missing from his home at Cromwellsfort Grove, Mulgannon, Wexford. Kevin was last seen on Saturday July 23 at approximately 6.30pm. He...

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14-year-old missing from Clondalkin

Gardaí in Clondalkin wish to seek the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 14-year-old Nathan Kelly. Nathan was last...

Tuesday, 26/07/16 - 7:57pm Read More

Man who shot dead neighbour Mary Dargan ‘had psychotic symptoms’

The trial of a Dublin man who shot dead his neighbour in 2014 has heard he was suffering from severe...

Tuesday, 26/07/16 - 5:22pm 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...

Monday, 27/06/16 - 5:00pm Read More

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

Dundalk battered in Belarus

BATE Borisov 1 Dundalk 0 Dundalk have been beaten in the first-leg of their Champions League qualifier against BATE Borisov. The Lilywhites held-out for 70 minutes in Belarus, before their resistence was finally broken. A sloppy clearance from Sean Gannon...

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Whistleblower says Russian drug cheats will still compete at Rio Olympics

The couple who blew the whistle on doping in Russian sport fear drug cheats will still compete at the Rio...

Tuesday, 26/07/16 - 9:29pm Read More

World Rowing take hard-line stance in banning 22 Russian rowers from the Olympics

World Rowing has taken the hardest stance with Russia since athletics ahead of the Rio Olympics, banning 22 of the...

Tuesday, 26/07/16 - 9:22pm Read More