Roscommon represented at GAA Handball Congress

The GAA Handball Congress took place on Sunday last in Croke Park with Tim Finneran (Fairymount), John Nolan (Lisacul/Clooncan) and Eddie Conboy (Kilglass Gaels) representing Ros Comáin as well as Liam Ó Ceallaigh (Mount Talbot) in attendance as an Ard…

Three Roscommon wins at Connacht Post Primary 40×20 Finals

There were Three Roscommon wins at Connacht Post Primary 40×20 Finals, which were held in Moycullen and Inverinn Co. Galway last Saturday. Fiona Tully and Cathal O’Connor won the respective Senior Singles grades while the Dylan Hanley and Magomed Yakhyaev combination…

Connacht Cumann na mBunscoil 40×20 Handball Finals

Roscommon only had one winner at the Connacht Cumann na mBunscoil 40×20 Handball Finals held in Moycullen last Sunday. Mount Talbot twins Siobhan and Aisling Treacy took the Girls U13 Doubles title in an incredibly exciting battle with Scoil Sailearna,…

Elphin GAA Club News February 8th

Sympathy Elphin GAA Club extends its sympathy to the Kelly and Higgins families on the death of Mary Higgins. Ar deis Dé go raibh a anam dílis. Results Commiserations to the Juniors on their 1-9 to 1-7 defeat to St. Aidans…

St Brigids Club Notes February 8th

St Brigids Fixtures Tansey Cup-Junior A St Brigid’s vs Elphin B Saturday 13th at 7pm in Kiltoom. O’Rourke Cup-Senior Strokestown vs St Brigid’s Sunday 14th at 2pm in Strokestown. Club Registration Night ****Club registration due***** It’s that time of the year again…

Better broadband on the moon – Naughten

Rural jobs threatened by lack of broadband The lack of good broadband access has been to the fore during the election campaign to date, states Independent candidate Denis Naughten. “Over the campaign so far I’ve been inundated with complaints from…

€1/4m to revitalise the towns and villages is welcome

Roscommon Galway Independent Candidate, Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €1/4m by Roscommon County Council to act as seed funding to revitalise the towns and villages in the county. “This funding, taken in tandem with the new rates incentive…

Roscommon Gaels Club News February 8th

Registration and Membership There was a large attendance at Registration night and a big thank you to all who signed up. If your membership is still due you can contact any club official to register. Also thank you to all…

Carty ruptures spleen in freak accident

  Connacht out-half and Kiltoom native Jack Carty faces between 1 and 3 months on the sidelines after he ruptured his spleen while on holiday in Dubai last week. Carty suffered an unfortunate accident on a water slide and following…

Clann na nGael GAA Club News February 8th

MINOR LADIES WIN CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE Clann na nGael 2-7 St. Ciarans 0-8 The Thomas Nolan Sponsored Clann Minor Girls Team are County Champions once again. The 2015 County Minor Final was finally played on Sunday 7th February in Kiltoom against…

Roscommon GAA Fixtures for week ending February 14th

The following are the Roscommon GAA Fixtures for week ending February 14th Saturday February 13th Adult Football League Division Three – Tansey Cup Venue: Kiltoom, St Brigids B V Elphin B, 7pm. Sunday February 14th Adult Football League Division One…

Roscommon and District Football League Fixtures 13-14 February

Roscommon and District Football League Fixtures Saturday 13th February The Herald Premier Division (7.45pm) Castlerea Celtic v Ballaghaderreen FC Officials: M. Hachett, C. Fitzgibbon, K. Reynolds Ballinasloe Town v Cloonfad Utd Officials: C. O Reilly, D. Dully, G. Kelly Norio’s…

Club Rossie Awards this Friday

The 2015 Club Rossie Awards Banquet, sponsored by BNP Paribas Real Estate, takes place on Friday next, February 12th in the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone. Proceedings will get under way at 8pm and the Banquet will also feature the presentation…

Kilbride GAA News February 8th

New Managers Kilbride GAA Club is delighted to announce the appointment of managers for our Intermediate men’s and Senior Ladies teams. Adrian Tully from St Aidan’s GAA club will take charge of the men’s team while Ollie Lennon, St Brigid’s…

Shannon Gaels Club Notes February 8th

Shannon Gaels Dinner Dance A huge thank you to everyone who attended the dinner dance on Friday night last. A great evening was had by all. Congratulations to the award recipients: Player of the year Sorcha Bruen, Most dedicated –…

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