Senator Frank Feighan highlights Garda recruitment campaign

Senator Frank Feighan has welcomed the ongoing Garda recruitment campaign, which was launched recently by the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald. Senator Feighan said “I would encourage all those interested in joining An Garda Síochána to visit the…

Just one Roscommon property sells at Allsop Auction

Just one Roscommon property sold at today’s Allsop On-line property Auction. The former “Kilbride Inn” sold for €42,000. The bidding opened at €30,000 and following six further bids, from two bidders, in a 40 minute spell, the Hammer Price was…

Connacht Rugby face further injury woes

There was more bad news for Pat Lam and the Connacht Rugby squad ahead of Saturday’s Guinness PRO12 game away to Zebre when the extend of recent injuries were confirmed. Picture Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer Danie Poolman sustained a concussion in…

Roscommon County Council extend closure of N61

Roscommon County Council have announced that two Sections of the N61 Roscommon to Boyle Road will now remain closed until December 12th to facilitate realignment works. The sections in question are from Caldragh Cross Roads, Elphin (junction with L1400/L5651) to…

Daire Feeley in Irish Team for European Road Championships

Roscommon’s Daire Feeley has been named in the Cycling Ireland team to compete in the 2016 UEC Road European Championships which take place in France. The event runs from tomorrow, September 14 to Sunday September 18th in Plumelec, Morbihan and…

Michael Fitzmaurice welcomes Castleplunkett Flood prevention works

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice has welcomed Roscommon County Council’s programme of Flood prevention works in Castleplunkett. Deputy Fitzmaurice said “There is a warm welcome this week among locals in the Castleplunket area, as Roscommon County Council have committed significant funding…

Lauren qualifies for All-Ireland 60×30 Handball Final

St. Coman’s Lauren O’Riordan was in splendid form last Sunday as she breezed through her All-Ireland 60×30 Intermediate Handball Semi-Final with old rival Maeve McElduff. Playing in her home court, Lauren utilised the overhand serve made famous by Eoin Kennedy…

Roscommon Camogie Round-up September 13th

U14 Camogie Our U14 Camogie team travelled to Dublin on Saturday last to participate in the National Under 14 Competition. The girls played in Division 3 against teams from Wexford, Kildare, Kilkenny and Derry. Unfortunately, the girls won one and…

St Michaels GAA update September 13th

St Michaels 2-12 Clann na nGael B 1-10 St Michaels will live to fight another day at Intermediate level football thanks to a gutsy team performance against Clann na nGael at Ardcarne Park on Saturday evening. Final score was .…

St Brigids GAA News update September 13th

Championship Fever Our “Hamrock’s of Brideswell” sponsored senior ladies are competing in the senior county final against Kilbride on Saturday next 17th September at 5pm in Knockcroghery. This will be the first time that we are competing for the honour…

Castlerea St Kevins GAA update September 13th

Results and Fixtures The u14 boy’s defeated Clan Na nGael in the division three championship last Thursday in Johnstown, they have now qualified for the final. The u15 girl’s were defeated by Kilmore/Elphin in the Sean Daly Cup final last…

Eire Og GAA News update September 13th

Eire Og GAA The Jackpot was not won. Numbers drawn were 3-11-17-34. €20 winners- Tom and Ann Nolan, Ann Elwood, Denis Creaton jnr, Martin + Bridie, Sarah Behan/ Lily Harrington. Next week it’s €3,900 in Sean’s Lisacul. Intermediate defeat We…

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