Roscommon Solstice Choir travel to London

Eighty-seven members of the Roscommon Solstice Choir travel to London this Thursday to perform at a concert in aid of Acton Homeless Concern. The concert will take place in St. Aidan’s Church, Old Oak Common Lane, Acton on Friday and…

Ballinagard Road in Roscommon town closed

Roscommon County Council has given Notice of its intention to close the L-1814 Ballinagard Road from its Junction with the N63 to its junction with the L-1812 for the period 15th February to 18th March. The closure is to facilitate…

Buccaneers RFC News update February 15th

Henshaw Leaving Connacht Robbie Henshaw has confirmed that he will be leaving Connacht at the end of the current season. But where the 16-times capped Ireland centre will play next season has not been revealed yet. Robbie has enjoyed a…

Boyle Golf Club News February 15th

The result from last Sunday’s Boyle Golf Club 18 Hole Foursomes was: 1st Patrick Egan & Jim Mooney (35pts); 2nd Ross Andrew & Gerry O’Hara (34pts). Competitions this week are a 9 Hole Stableford, play any day (Mon-Sat), and an…

Commercial rates in Roscommon impacting on business growth – Curran

Fianna Fáil Candidate for Roscommon Galway Shane Curran is highlighting the increasingly high and often crippling commercial rates in Roscommon. “The setting of Commercial Rates (ARV) is a matter for Roscommon County Council, but with rates being as high as…

Carrick RFC News February 15th

Carrick RFC Seniors edge out Corinthians in titanic battle (By M. Nee) On Sunday February 14th Carrick seniors took on Corinthians at Carrick RFC grounds on the Castlecarra Road. On bright Sunday afternoon this match had all the intensity of…

Poorest family farmers lose out under GLAS scheme – Murphy

Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Roscommon-Galway Cllr. Eugene Murphy says farmers across the constituency are losing out as a result of Minister Simon Coveney’s decision to change GLAS scheme targets and exclude them. Cllr. Murphy explained, “There are farmers…

Clann na nGael GAA News February 15th

Clann na nGael Club Social The Club Social will be held on Saturday 20th of February in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel at 8:30pm. Dinner served with music by the LOLs. Medal presentation will be made to the successful Men’s Senior…

Shannon Gaels GAA News February 15th

Shannon Gaels 2-14 St Michaels 2-4 Our Adult mens team got off to a great start in the Tansey Cup when they defeated old rivals St. Michaels by 2- 14 to 2-4. Keep up the good work lads! They are…

Boyle GAA News February 15th

Fixtures and Results Our McGovern Directional Drilling seniors had a great start to their O’Rourke Cup (Division 1 League) campaign with a nail biting one point win over Padraig Pearses on Sunday in Woodmount. It was great to see Cian…

Kilbride GAA News February 15th

Kilbride 1-5 Fuerty 0-9 Kilbride lost by a single point to a spirited Fuerty team in their opening Division 2 league match which was played in Kilbride. Fergal Tully opened the scoring with a well taken point. Gary Fallon was…

Buccs score a winner off pitch with “strictly scrum dancing”

Buccaneers RFC staged a spectacularly successful “STRICTLY SCRUM DANCING – the Buccs way” on Friday and Saturday last at Athlone’s Sheraton Hotel. The event drew large attendances on both nights with standing room only at the second show. The 32…

Naughten uses election literature to save lives and reduce crime

Local Independent candidate in the upcoming general election, Denis Naughten, has decided to put his money where his mouth is and instead of promoting himself has decided to provide each home in his constituency with a card that will help…

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