eir extend Sponsorship of GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship

eir has today announced its intention to partner with the GAA until 2020 in what is a major sponsorship deal for both parties. The multi-million euro sponsorship will be supported by an advertising and communications campaign that is being developed…

Roscommon County Council HQ nominated for Architecture Award

The Roscommon County Council Civic HQ, Áras an Chontae, has been nominated for the Public Choice Award at the 2016 RIAI Irish Architecture Awards. Picture Credit: RIAI / irisharchitectureawards.ie Now in its ninth year, the popular RIAI Public Choice Award…

Michael Fitzmaurice calls on Garda Commissioner to “step aside”

Michael Fitzmaurice TD has said that “Given the number of controversies that have arisen over the past number of weeks and which show no sign of abating” Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan should “step aside from her position in the interests…

CSO Figures help paint a picture of life in Roscommon

Figures released by the Central Statistics Office today have helped paint a picture of the lives of Roscommon people during 2015. Roscommon Births 751 Births were registered in the County in 2015 – 391 Boys and 360 Girls. Jack and…

Mid Western Girls Soccer League Round-up May 31st

The Mid Western Girls Soccer League Teams have had a busy time of late with U12, U14 & U16 squads all in action Firstly, the Under 12, Under 14 & Under 16 Teams travelled to Donegal to take part in…

Carrick RFC News update May 31st

Carrick RFC Summer Tag Rugby Registration continues Registration for Carrick RFC Summer Tag Rugby continues this Thursday evening June 2nd at 7.30 PM at the Showground’s, Boyle Road, Carrick on Shannon while pitch maintenance work continues at Carrick RFC grounds…

Roscommon groups benefit from Local Diaspora Engagement Fund

Six community groups in County Roscommon are among 105 groups nationally to have received grants under the 2016 Local Diaspora Engagement Fund. The Local Diaspora Engagement Fund is designed to promote diaspora engagement at a county, local and community level…

Michael Fitzmaurice TD calls on Government to address broadband “black spot”

Michael Fitzmaurice TD has called on the government to address the broadband “black spot” in the West of Ireland, in light of new employment figures. “Is it any wonder that the employment figures in the Western area are not growing…

Castlerea St Kevins GAA News update May 31st

Castlerea St Kevins Annual Lotto Draw The annual lotto ticket holder’s draw took place in Doherty’s Bar last Friday. The following ticket holders were prize winners; €1,000 Charlie & Heather Swanick, €100 each Teresa Finneran, Michael Webb, Valerie Connally, Damien…

St Comans Handball News update May 31st

The Cusack brothers Oisin and Fionn, representing St Comans by way of Strokestown, made the long journey south to Mallow, Co. Cork for their very popular annual One Wall tournament last weekend. Both brothers have styles very suited to the…

Carrick Golf Club News update May 31st

It has been another busy week at Carrick Golf Club with internal and inter-club competitions going strong. Coffey’s Pastry Case Stableford Barry Crowe let loose in the inaugural Coffey’s Pastry Case sponsored Stableford held on Sun 22 May, shooting 48…

St Brigids GAA News update May 31st

St Brigids Strictly Encore ****Final Call***** Dates have now been agreed for our Strictly Encore. The Event will be held over the weekend November 25th, 26th next, with training commencing in late September. Anyone interested in taking part should contact…

Boyle GAA News update May 31st

Boyle Mens Results and Fixtures The McGovern Directional Drilling sponsored Seniors play Carrigallen this evening, Tuesday, in the Leo Kenny Cup in the Abbey Park, at 7:30pm. The Cooney Motors/Centra sponsored Juniors were defeated by Fuerty in the Junior B…

St Michaels GAA News update May 31st

Western Gaels 0-20 St Michaels 2-12 Our Intermediate team performed well at Ardcarne Park against Western Gaels in the Tansey Cup on Saturday. Western Gaels led throughout the game but St Michaels stole the lead in the last quarter and…

Roscommon Sport Round-up May 29th

It was a varied weekend on the Roscommon Sports scene and there’s lots to catch up on. Rugby Connacht secured a first Guinness PRO12 title with a 20-10 win over Leinster on Saturday evening. Tries from Matt Healy, Tiernan O’Halloran…

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