Roscommon Under 21s defeat Galway

The Roscommon Under 21s survived a late fightback from Galway to win 1-16 to 2-10 and claim a spot in the EirGrid Connacht GAA Semi-Final away to Sligo on Saturday week. Despite missing a number of players through injury and…

Castlerea Mart Report March 11th

There were 800 cattle on offer at Castlerea Mart yesterday with staff noting an improved trade while there was also strong demand in the heifer and weanling classes. There was also increased numbers of calves presented for sale, with prices…

Local approach needed to tackle rural crime says Michael Fitzmaurice

Roscommon-Galway TD Michael Fitzmaurice has repeated calls to re-instate local Gardai to rural stations as part of a range of measures that he feels will reduce crime. “My proposal for a return to the Local Garda in rural communities still…

Two County Roscommon residents to receive GAA Awards

Two County Roscommon residents are to receive special GAA Awards for their services to Gaelic Games at the Gradaim an Uachtaráin Banquet in Croke Park this evening. Liam Bracken will receive an award for his dedication to Kilbride GAA Club…

Life Style Sports re-igniting hope for Irish Fans to go to France

To celebrate the new Republic of Ireland jersey going on sale at Life Style Sports, the brand announced today that it will be supporting Irish supporters by putting 12 football trips to France up for grabs for anyone who buys…

Council successor to Eugene Murphy to be selected tomorrow

Updated at 6:40pm The person who will take the seat vacated by newly elected TD Eugene Murphy will be selected by Fianna Fáil delegates from the Boyle Municipal District at a local Convention in the Tulsk Inn tomorrow. Earlier this week…

Big plans for St Patricks Day Parade in Ballintubber

Impressive plans have been put in place for his year’s St Patrick’s Day Parade in Ballintubber. The event will feature Street Entertainment, Jugglers, Stilt Walkers, Face Painting and Prizes for the best costume.There is no entry fee for floats and…

Responsible attitude needed for Water debate says Michael Fitzmaurice

Michael Fitzmaurice TD has called on politicians to take a responsible attitude when debating the future of Irish Water and water charges and advised them “not ask people to do things that they may regret later”. Speaking on RTE Radio…

Roscommon people invited to participate in GAA 1916 event

Picture credit: Cody Glenn / SPORTSFILE Roscommon people are invited by the GAA to join them at Croke Park on Sunday April 24 for the Association’s national 1916 Commemorative Event. The show, which will take place after the Division One…

Roscommon Sport preview Friday March 11th

Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE It’s a busy evening on the Roscommon Sport scene with action in Basketball, Gaelic Football, Pool and Soccer. Gaelic Football At 6:30pm the Roscommon Minor Footballers begin their Connacht Minor League campaign away to…

Bingo tonight in Drum Community Centre

Bingo continues every Friday night in Drum Community Centre, commencing at 8:30pm. Why not come along for a different night out, we’d love to see you there. A big Thank You to all our patrons for your continued support.

Update issued on status of Jigsaw Roscommon

A short time ago Headstrong issued the following statement regarding Jigsaw Roscommon “We were disappointed to announce the temporary closure of the Jigsaw Roscommon Service on Thursday 18th February. This was due to difficulties in recruiting a Clinical Coordinator for…

Michael Fitzmaurice says Rural Ireland recovery must be central

Michael Fitzmaurice TD has said that “constructive plans to improve the economy of rural Ireland will have to be a central plank in the plans of any new Government” that he might support. “During the election campaign and since I…

Roscommon Womens Network host Common Sense Parenting programme

Are you the parent of a child aged 0-6? Would you like some tips and support on parenting, and a chance to meet parents with children of similar age? Roscommon Womens Network in Castlerea are running a Common Sense Parenting…

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