Roscommon News

Ballaghaderreen residents furious over article on damage to council house

Residents of a Ballaghaderreen housing estate have reacted furiously to comments made in a newspaper (not the Roscommon Herald) regarding damage caused to a council house in the estate last week. The article that the incident of criminal damage at...

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Boundary bill may be fast tracked

Speculation is growing that the government is looking for a ‘face saving’ measure on the controversial Athlone boundary issue. It...

Wednesday, 03/02/16 - 11:37am Read More

Physio saves young footballer’s life

A Boyle physio has come in for praise for his efforts in saving the life of a young Leitrim footballer...

Wednesday, 27/01/16 - 12:47pm Read More

National News

Gangland criminals are not untouchable, says Archbishop Martin

The leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland has denounced as “despicable” the gangsters behind a bloody feud spilling on to the streets of Dublin.In an outspoken attack on the killers, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said they are “not idols or...

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Gardaí investigating Kenneth O’Brien murder search Wicklow landfill

By William O'TooleGardaí are today carrying out a search at a landfill site in Wicklow in relation to the murder...

Tuesday, 09/02/16 - 11:29am Read More

Half of Irish pre-teens on social media ‘have lied about their age’

A new survey for Internet Safety Day reveals that more than half of Irish pre-teens who use social media sites...

Tuesday, 09/02/16 - 10:02am Read More


Beyonce is coming to Croke Park

Beyonce is going on a world tour and she's stopping off in Ireland.The American star, who performed at the Super Bowl, will play Croke Park on July 9, it was confirmed today.[raw][/raw]She will kick off the European leg of the...

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Bourne filmmakers reveal name of new movie

The latest Bourne movie will be called 'Jason Bourne'.The first trailer for Matt Damon's return as the super spy aired...

Monday, 08/02/16 - 10:42am Read More

Roscommon Sport

Long road ahead despite ‘massive’ victory

Fergal O'Donnell and Ciaráin Murtagh celebrate Roscommon's famous victory against Kerry in Killarney on Sunday last. Pic: INPHO/Morgan Treacy
Fergal O’Donnell was a happy camper as he greeted the press after Sunday’s famous 0-14 to 1-10 success. game. To be part of a management team that guided Roscommon to their first ever victory on Kerry soil was sweet.  ...

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Hurlers’ league sights must be set high

Roscommon forward Cillian Egan will be hoping to produce a healthy quota of scores during the senior hurlers' upcoming league campaign. Pic: INPHO/Ryan Byrne
The Roscommon hurlers bagged the main prize last year in the form of the Nicky Rackard Cup, but the league...

Monday, 08/02/16 - 4:37pm Read More

Daunting trip to Killarney to test deflated Roscommon

The trip may be a daunting one, but Roscommon are certainly not without a chance against Kerry this Sunday in...

Monday, 01/02/16 - 4:45pm Read More

National Sport

Northern Ireland fans’ anger over Euro 2016 ticket allocation ‘shambles’

There was joy for some but deep anger for many others as Northern Ireland football fans were told if they had secured prized tickets for the European Championships in France.While some supporters celebrated, others were left fuming after a Euro...

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Real Madrid contract for David de Gea revealed by leaks website

David de Gea was set to earn £9.2million a year on a deal to 2021 at Real Madrid had he...

Tuesday, 09/02/16 - 1:00pm Read More

Man United fans call for Will Keane to be given first team start after scoring FIVE last night

Manchester United fans are keen for young striker Will Keane to get a chance to shine in the senior squad...

Tuesday, 09/02/16 - 12:29pm Read More