Elphin Show takes place this Saturday

The 39th Annual Elphin Show will be held at the Elphin Mart Premises this Saturday September 3rd. The event will be officially opened at 12pm by Macra na Feirme President Seán Finan. It features classes for Cattle, Sheep, Cookery, Farm…

Justin Campbell steps down as Roscommon Hurling Boss

Justin Campbell has informed the Roscommon Hurling Committee of his intention not to seek another term as Senior and Under 21 Hurling Manager. The Kiltormer native was appointed Roscommon Hurling Manager in December 2013. He led the county to Nicky…

Roscommon and District Football League returns

The Roscommon and District Football League returns this weekend with the action spread out over three days. Friday September 2nd The Herald RDFL Premier Division Ballinasloe Town v Ballaghaderreen FC, 8pm. Norois Takeaway RDFL Division One Cloonfad United v MD…

Denis Naughten – “Further €67,500 for Roscommon flood works”

Roscommon County Council has been allocated a further €67,500 to complete flood relief works already approved by the Office of Public Works, Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed. Picture Credit: Irish Defence Forces The works will add to works already underway…

St Dominics GAA News update August 31st

St Dominics GAA 50-50 Draw The Club congratulates Tommy Cunningham, Gailey. Seller: Post Office, who won €1,005 in the Club’s weekly draw on Saturday 27th August. 50/50 draw next week, Saturday 3rd September will be held in Ned’s, Knockcroghery. You…

Cllr Domnick Connolly calls for more parking at Roscommon Hospital

Councillor Domnick Connolly has welcomed a number of recent developments at Roscommon Hospital but has called on Saolta to provide additional parking at the facility. Speaking earlier the Independent Councillor said “I want to welcome the opening of the community…

Clann na nGael GAA News update August 31st

SENIOR UPDATE: Clann na nGael 2-14 Boyle 4-13 Goals punished Clann na nGael, seeing them exit the championship in the group stages. The final round of the Senior Championship for Supermac’s/Matrix Bathrooms sponsored Men’s team was played in a perfectly…

Kilglass Gaels GAA News update August 31st

Kilglass Gaels 1-14 Ballinameen 0-11 Our adult lads team had a good win over Ballinameen on Saturday last in Elphin. This game doubled up as a Junior a C’ship and a Tansey Cup League game. Kilglass started well held a…

Michael Fitzmaurice asks Taoiseach to recall the Dáil

Michael Fitzmaurice TD has written to An Taoiseach Enda Kenny tonight to ask him to recall the Dail to discuss the Apple tax situation and the school transport crisis. In a statement released a short time ago the Independent TD…

Connacht Rugby squad stretched ahead of season opener

The Connacht Rugby squad will be short a number of players for Saturday’s Guinness PRO12 opener with Glasgow Warriors at the Sportsground. In the front row Nathan White is continuing his recovery from a head injury arising from concussion sustained…

Roscommon Farmers paying lower fuel prices according to IFA Survey

Roscommon Farmers are paying below the national average for Agricultural Diesel and Kerosene according to the IFA’s quarterly fuel price survey,published earlier. IFA’s Inputs Project Team Chairman John Coughlan has reported broadly unchanged fuel prices in the most recent quarterly…

Roscommon County Council to receive €600,000 to improve water quality

Roscommon County Council is to receive over €600,000 under the Rural Water Programme while Galway is to receive €2.6m local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed. “The funding is being provided to the Councils under the Department of Housing, Planning, Community…

Eugene Murphy – Time to get real about death traps in Frenchpark area

Fianna Fail TD Eugene Murphy has called for urgent action in relation to a number of dangerous visibility issues throughout the county including ongoing issues on the Frenchpark to Ballinagare road, the Frenchpark junction and Scramogue Cross. Following 29 accidents…

Michael Fitzmaurice calls on Minister to stand aside over School Transport issue

Michael Fitzmaurice TD has called on the Minister for State John Halligan to stand aside if the current issues regarding School Transport are not resolved. Deputy Fitzmaurice said “Last week I raised the issue of problems associated with school bus…

Kilbride GAA News update August 30th

Kilbride 3-08 Strokestown 1-10 Huge congratulations to our Senior ladies team on their tremendous victory over Strokestown in the County Senior Semi Final played on Saturday evening in Ballyleague. Kilbride got off to a good start and were 1-02 to…

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