Roscommon News

Furious social care workers vote for industrial action

  One hundred and fifty social care workers across the county have voted overwhelming for industrial action, starting on September 8th, following the withdrawal by the Department of Health of a pay deal aimed at resolving a long standing dispute....

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High demand for air ambulance

The Emergency Air Ambulance (EAS) received almost 190 requests from emergency services in County Roscommon since July 1st, 2012, the...

Wednesday, 19/08/15 - 2:47pm Read More

Naughten adamant he will support his brother in election

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  Fine Gael’s Cllr John Naughten will be supporting his brother Denis, during the forthcoming General Election, the Roscommon Herald...

Wednesday, 19/08/15 - 2:46pm Read More

National News

Postworkers union calls on An Post not to suspend postal services

The union representing workers striking at postal sorting centres has called An Post's executive leadership to reverse a decision to suspend services due to an industrial dispute.An Post's mail services have been suspended since Friday due to the dispute, with...

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Cork engineer Siobhan Magner wins national spud competition

A Co Cork engineer has been crowned Ireland's potato growing champion.Siobhan Magner came out on top from a field of...

Sunday, 04/10/15 - 3:19pm Read More

Ibrahim Halawa trial postponed again

The trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt has been postponed yet again.The 19-year-old Dubliner has been waiting in a Cairo...

Sunday, 04/10/15 - 4:13pm Read More


WATCH: Ed Sheeran orders a man to cut out a prisoner’s eye with a knife – as you do

He has already sold out the biggest stadiums, sang with some of the world’s biggest superstars and launched his own record label - what could be next for Ed Sheeran?Acting, of course. Since the ginger singer played himself in the...

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This year’s IFTA nominees have been announced and there are a few surprises

The nominations for this year’s Irish Film and Television awards have been announced today, leaving bosses over at RTÉ very...

Friday, 02/10/15 - 7:34pm Read More

The Home and Away reunion fans have been waiting for

The Home and Away reunion of all Home and Away reunions happened in LA over the weekend. A collection of...

Monday, 09/03/15 - 10:46am Read More

Roscommon Sport

Pearses put Gaels firmly in their box

          Padraig Pearses…………………2-12 Roscommon Gaels………………0-10 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Senior Football Championship Semi-Final Ian Cooney at Kiltoom     Nobody saw this train coming down the track, except Padraig Pearses manager Shane Curran. Afterwards, the former...

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Clann roll back the years to oust Brigid’s

          Clann na nGael………………0-14 St. Brigid’s……………………0-12 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Senior Football Championship Semi-Final Ian Cooney...

Monday, 28/09/15 - 4:34pm Read More

O’Donnell and McStay to answer Roscommon’s call

    Fergal O’Donnell and Kevin McStay are set to be unveiled as joint-managers of the Roscommon senior football team...

Monday, 28/09/15 - 4:33pm Read More

National Sport

Jose Mourinho predicts FA sanction, whether he’s fired or not

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is anticipating a Football Association summons after Saturday’s loss to Southampton, whether he is sacked or not.Mourinho expects to be sanctioned after criticising referee Robert Madley following Saturday’s 3-1 defeat, which left the Blues 16th in...

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Paloma Faith to blame? It’s England V Australia in tweets!

There was a bit of pre-match banter of course - this one seems legit, given the recent news about Mars,...

Saturday, 03/10/15 - 11:06pm Read More

England knocked out of Rugby World Cup on home soil

England 13 Australia 33England became the worst performing hosts in World Cup history thanks to a 33-13 defeat to Australia...

Saturday, 03/10/15 - 10:34pm Read More