Roscommon News

Murder in the sun

The late Martina and Laurence Hayes
The brother of a South Roscommon woman gunned down in the Tunisian resort of Sousse on Friday, alongside her husband, has described the perpetrator of the massacre and the so called Islamic State as “evil rats”. Laurence and Martina Hayes...

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Devastation as Loughglynn Utd FC’s clubhouse is burned to the ground

The remains of the clubhouse at Loughglynn Utd FC
THE CLUBHOUSE at Loughglynn Utd FC has been burned to the ground leaving the club members and wider community devastated....

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 10:30am Read More

Second assessment to decide future of Rosalie Unit

THE FUTURE of Castlerea’s Rosalie Unit will not be decided until a second social assessment is carried out at the...

Monday, 22/06/15 - 5:00pm Read More

National News

Four arrested after Wexford cannabis find

Four men are being detained in Wexford this evening after the seizure of €184,000 worth of drugs. Revenue's sniffer dogs Defor and Ralph detected the herbal cannabis and resin in a van which had disembarked a ferry at Rosslare Europort....

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Dáil committee requests Garda Commissioner presence after protests

The Garda Commissioner's been requested to be present outside the Dáil tomorrow to ensure access to Leinster House for TDs,...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 7:40pm Read More

Deal urged on North’s welfare dispute

The UK and Irish governments have urged political leaders in the North to intensify efforts to resolve the welfare dispute...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 6:26pm Read More


QUIZ: Which Netflix show should you binge on next?

If you’re anything like us, Netflix is slowly taking over your life.Take our standard weeknight for example:Step 1: Put on the kettleStep 2: Log into your Netflix/ download the month free trial.Step 3: Build a blanket fortStep 4: Exhibit Awatching...

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David Beckham get a minion tattoo – yes, you read right

David Beckham's edgey photoshoots might make him look like one of the baddest retired footballer in the business, but if...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 3:38pm Read More

Wednesday’s TV tips

Shanghai Noon (BBC3, 8.00pm)(2000) Saddle up, hold on tight and see how the West was Szechuan in Tom Dey’s rollicking...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 3:30pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

‘The mindset has to change in Roscommon’ – Evans

John Evans has defended his comments about Roscommon possibly contending for All-Ireland honours in the new few years and insisted that they had no impact on the team’s loss against Sligo. The Roscommon manager’s comments, which were made after the...

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‘Bit of freshness will do us no harm’ – Evans

ALL-IRELAND QUALIFIER PREVIEW:     If the darkest hour is before the dawn, then there are plenty of reasons to...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 4:34pm Read More

Simple words of encouragement inspired Boyle’s young players

    John Joe Nerney’s simple words of encouragement inspired young players from Boyle to go on and make their...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 4:30pm Read More

National Sport

Nishikori abandons Wimbledon bid

Wimbledon men’s fifth seed Kei Nishikori of Japan has pulled out of the tournament due to a left calf injury.Tournament referee Andrew Jarrett announced Nishikori’s withdrawal.The 25-year-old, who was runner-up at last year’s US Open, was due to play Colombia’s...

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Cech thanks true fans for messages

Petr Cech has been subjected to some hideous abuse since leaving Stamford Bridge, but the Arsenal new boy is only...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 4:00pm Read More

Sharapova powers through

Maria Sharapova strolled into the third round of Wimbledon with a routine 6-3 6-1 win over outclassed debutant Richel Hogenkamp.The...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 3:58pm Read More