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

Campaigners call for mass protests against homelessness

The People Before Profit Alliance are calling for a radical campaign to be put together to tackle the housing crisis. Campaigners are meeting in Dublin this afternoon for the Right2Housing conference to discuss the issue.Homeless campaigners have branded the Government's...

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Gardaí investigate shooting: FF say Dublin shootings becoming a trend

Gardaí at Ronanstown in Dublin are appealing for witnesses after shots were fired in a housing estate in West Dublin...

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Ireland sends €900k of aid to Nigerian refugees in Cameroon

Ireland is today dispatching thousands of blankets, tents, cooking kits, and other urgent supplies to assist thousands of Nigerian refugees...

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Kim reveals the secret behind her distinctive behind

Kim Kardashian West uses a waist trainer to "emphasise" her butt.The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star revealed on Instagram recently she had been using the tight-fitting corset to help her stay in shape and her pal Premadonna - who...

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Malik has talks with Cowell over releasing solo album

Zayn Malik will release new music through Syco record label.The 22-year-old star quit One Direction this week but has already...

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Mother tells of Elton John rift

Elton John's mother has revealed why she has not spoken to the star in seven years, and how he said...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 10:31am 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...

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CBS face tough task to continue fairytale


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National Sport

McClean: I was hung out to dry by Sunderland over poppy row

James McClean believes he was "hung out to dry" by Sunderland over his decision not to wear a Remembrance Day poppy on his shirt.The 25-year-old Republic of Ireland and Wigan winger hit the headlines in 2012 when he opted not...

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BOD’s still got it after 11 months out of rugby

Brian O'Driscoll's over at the Hong Kong Sevens at the moment and he took the opportunity to show off some...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 1:23pm Read More

3 things to watch for in the weekend’s GAA

Peter McNamara picks out three elements of the GAA action to watch out for this weekend.1 TJ Reid's inter-county returnBallyhale...

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