Tomorrow’s Lough Key parkrun marks International parkrun Day

Tomorrow’s Lough Key parkrun – the free, weekly, timed 5k event, coincides with International parkrun Day. This is an occasion when every parkrun event worldwide celebrates the first parkrun which took place in Teddington, London on October 2nd 2004. parkrun…

Lough Ree RNLI Raft Race this Sunday

Lough Ree RNLI are hosting an afternoon of activities on, and overlooking, the Shannon this Sunday at the Promenade in Athlone. It promises to be an action packed day and will also feature rowing races, Jetski stunts, a Publican’s Barrel…

Eugene Murphy calls for Stabilisation Unit at Roscommon Hospital

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy said that Minister for Health Simon Harris had reacted favourably to his proposal to introduce a Stabilisation Unit at Roscommon Hospital. Eugene Murphy was speaking following a meeting with the Hospital Action Committee, the Minister…

Roscommon Ladies Football Fixtures w/e October 2nd

The majority of this weekend’s Roscommon Ladies Football Fixtures are in the Under 14 Championships and Roscommon Ladies Football will be represented by Kilbride in the provincial Championship on Sunday./ Saturday 1st October , All games at 12pm. Under 14…

Michael Fitzmaurice – Latest Broadband delay is “totally unacceptable”

Michael Fitzmaurice TD says that the latest delay in the provision of Rural Broadband is “totally unacceptable” and has called on the Government to expedite the process. Deputy Fitzmaurice says “The news this week that there is to be another…

Lecarrow Harvest Festival takes place tomorrow

The 3rd annual Lecarrow Harvest Festival and Exhibition takes place this Saturday October 1st at 12pm on the lands of James & Eleanor Coffey, at Lecarrow Village. The event, which is organised by St Johns Community Centre, is a traditional…

Roscommon and District Football League Fixtures w/e October 2nd

This weekend’s local Soccer action includes Umbro FAI Junior Cup and Roscommon and District Football League action is across three days. Friday 30th September Umbro FAI Junior Cup Round 2 Shiven Rovers V Kilkerrin United, 8pm Norios Takeaway RDFL Division…

Clann na nGael Ladies complete five in a row

Clann na nGael minor ladies completed a remarkable five minor division one titles in a row in Kiltoom on Friday evening last by defeating a fancied St Dominics side on scoreline of 5-14 to 1-6. Considering that the Knockcroghery outfit…

Roscommon GAA Fixtures w/e October 3rd

This weekend’s Roscommon GAA Fixtures includes four Semi-Finals across the Adult Football and Hurling Competitions and plenty of underage games across three days. Saturday October 1st Kepak Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final Replay Venue: Athleague, Four Roads V Padraig Pearses, 2:30pm…

ICSA urges Farmers to prioritise their own Health and Wellbeing

Following the heart breaking news of another tragedy on Irish farms, ICSA rural development chairman Seamus Sherlock has called for farmers to take more care of themselves and their loved ones while operating machinery and handling livestock. “All farming sectors…

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