Roscommon News

Man remanded in connection with cannabis growhouse raid

A Lithuanian man has been remanded in custody in connection with an €80,000 drugs seizure near Castlerea in Co. Roscommon yesterday evening. Gardaí arrested the 25-year-old man after they discovered 100 cannabis plants at a growhouse in Ballinaheglish last night....

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Drug seizure near Castlerea

Gardaí have seized cannabis plants and arrested a male as part of an ongoing operation targeting the cultivation of cannabis...

Wednesday, 27/08/14 - 10:41am Read More

Average rent in county now €534

RENTS IN County Roscommon only rose by 0.2% in the 12 months to June 2014 with the average advertised rent...

Monday, 25/08/14 - 6:09pm Read More

National News

Dublin city councilor arrested in Greyhound protests

A Dublin city councillor has been arrested as part of a protest against Greyhound, a waste disposal company, in Coolock this morning. The demonstration was in support of workers who are locked in a row with the company over pay...

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American football game to draw 20,000 US visitors to Dublin

20,000 American visitors are in Dublin this weekend for a major football game. The 'Croke Park Classic' which takes place...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 10:13am Read More

Coveney confirms all Irish troops in Syria are safe

The Defence Minister Simon Coveney has said all of Ireland's troops stationed in the Golan Heights region on the Syrian-Israeli...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 9:33am Read More


Madonna takes shots at Gaga and ex-husband in new tracks

Madonna has slammed Lady Gaga in her leaked lyrics.The 56-year-old singer wrote the track 'Two Steps Behind Me' about the 'Pokerface' hitmaker in which she describes her as a "copycat" and compares her to a "messed-up sister", reports The Sun...

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Cheryl confident act will win ‘X Factor’

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has boasted that one of her acts will win 'The X Factor'.The 'Crazy Stupid Love' singer - who...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 9:17am Read More

New movie will add more Avengers

New characters are set to join the 'Avengers'.According to Badass Digest, the latest movie in the franchise 'Avengers: Age Of...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 8:34am Read More

Roscommon Sport

Larissa answers ‘Ireland’s Call’ at Women’s Rugby World Cup

Ireland scrum-half Larissa Muldoon has Roscommon connections in Donamon. Pic: INPHO
    The dust has hardly settled on Ireland’s historic voyage at the Women’s Rugby World Cup and scrum-half Larissa Muldoon is contemplating going back to the gym. She admits that it’s an “addiction” but life has been strange since...

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Featherston fires Roscommon into final

    Roscommon…..4-10 Kerry…………….2-13 Bord Gáis Energy All-Ireland U-21 B Hurling Championship Semi-Final Michael O’Brien at Cusack Park, Ennis  ...

Monday, 25/08/14 - 4:23pm Read More

Evans delighted to be back with the Rossies

        John Evans will be given another 12 months in charge of the Roscommon senior football team....

Monday, 18/08/14 - 4:54pm Read More

National Sport

Mascherano backs di Maria to shine at United

Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano believes Manchester United have secured the services of one of the top 10 players in the world after signing Angel di Maria this week.United smashed the British transfer record in paying Real Madrid £59.7million for Di...

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Alonso to bid Madrid farewell after Bayern strike agreement

Xabi Alonso is poised to complete his move to Bayern Munich after Real Madrid confirmed on Friday an agreement had...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 9:00am Read More

Bruce downbeat after Europa exit

Hull's name will be absent from Friday's Europa League group stage draw after the away goals rule ended their first...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 8:20am Read More