Six changes to Roscommon Team for visit of Dublin

Fergal O’Donnell and Kevin Mc Stay have announced the Roscommon Senior Football Panel to face Dublin in the Allianz Football League on Sunday next at 2pm in Dr. Hyde Park. Picture credit: Oliver McVeigh / SPORTSFILE The starting 15 shows…

Strong live export trade for Calves is critical – IFA

IFA National Livestock Chairman Henry Burns said a strong live export trade for calves is critically important to the beef sector and competition, particularly at this time of year. He said IFA has been working with the Department of Agriculture…

Unique 32-32-32 Challenge gets under way tomorrow

Tomorrow morning seven men from the greater Rooskey area will attempt the unprecedented task of running a mile in each of the 32 counties in the space of 32 hours. This unique “32-32-32 Challenge” is in aid of The Sunflower…

Low Temperatures Limit Grass Growth on Farms

Due to the recent spate of poor weather, a number of farms have witnessed grass growth levels close to zero on some days. As a result, farmers have been forced to dip into their fodder reserves. “This is the reality…

Athlone Boundary review report could take many more months

Chairperson of the Athlone Boundary Review Committee Jack Keyes has said that it could at least two or three months before his Committee are in a position to publish their findings. The report was originally due to be published today…

Connacht Rugby Team to face Ulster announced

Ahead their trip to the Kingspan Stadium tomorrow evening, Pat Lam has made seven personnel changes to the Connacht Rugby team that defeated Leinster five days ago. In the absence of Tiernan O’Halloran who suffered a quad injury in training…

Roscommon Pool League Semi-Finals resume

The Roscommon Pool League Cup and Shield Semi-Finals resume tomorrow night. “Charlie’s Bar” host “The Silver Eel” in the Cup Semi-Final, with the home side holding a 4-3 lead from the first leg which was played on March 16th. The…

Roscommon and District Football League Fixtures w-e April 3rd

There action in the Roscommon and District Football League Fixtures, Challenge Cup and the Connacht Junior Cup over the weekend. Update Saturday April 2nd The Herald Premier Division (7:45pm) Castlerea Celtic v Dysart FC Moore United v MD Town Killeen…

Gardai renew appeal over 20 dead animals in Kilteevan

Gardaí in Roscommon town have renewed their appeal for information after the discovery of the bodies of over 20 lambs and two calves in a drain at a Kilteevan bog. The incident was initially reported a passer-by last last Friday.…

Roscommon native Brigid Lyons features in Historical Exhibition

The story of Roscommon native Brigid Lyons is among those set to be told in a major exhibition at NUI Galway entitled ‘A University in War and Revolution 1913-1919’ which offers a glimpse into the lives of many individuals from…

Buccaneers face Old Wesley in battle for Play-Offs berth

Buccaneers face Old Wesley in a showdown for the final promotion play-off berth in a hugely anticipated Ulster Bank League Division 1B match at Dubarry Park on Saturday. Kick off for this game, which is Buccaneers final home fixture of…

New Government warned to act on land designation

While in Shannon Harbour, County Offaly yesterday to launch a poster campaign instructing National Parks & Wildlife and Birdwatch Ireland to keep off farmers’ land, the IFA National Chairman Jer Bergin said the new Government must address long-standing issues surrounding…

Roscommon Mart Reports from March 29th and 30th

There was a large entry of excellent quality stock on offer at Tuesday’s Weanling Sale in Roscommon Mart however numbers at Wednesday’s Sheep Sale were down compared to last week but overall trade remained very good. Wednesday March 30rd –…

Dapper Darren brings his new show to Roscommon

Darren O’Toole, better known to many as Dapper Darren brings his new show “Video (& Pictures) killed the Radio star” to the Roscommon Arts Centre on Saturday June 25th. This multi-disciplined show features a mix of Stand-up Comedy and poetry…

D-day in the Allianz Football League

Seán O’Brien looks ahead to this weekend’s action in the Allianz Football League including Roscommon’s meeting with Dublin on Sunday. Picture credit: Oliver McVeigh / SPORTSFILE Next Sunday is D-day in the Allianz Football League when the final round of…

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