20 Roscommon lads seek replacement “Stag”

Update: Bad News, a replacement Stag has been found. After an intense selection process Portlaoise man Eamon Melia was been selected to replace Brian “Eamo” Larkin as the Groom on the Stag Weekend to Krakow. Original story below: A group…

Senator Leyden calls for support for Irish representative at EU Brexit negotiations

At the Council of Europe , Strasbourg Senator Terry Leyden Spokesperson for the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) sought the support of the President of France, Francois Hollande in relation to Ireland having a representative at Europe/UK…

Eugene Murphy – A little for everyone in the Budget but Roscommon issues neglected

Local Fianna Fáil TD and spokesperson on the OPW and Flood Relief Eugene Murphy has said that five years of regressive budgets have been stopped, and while there are many benefits for rural Ireland in Budget 2017 the ongoing flooding…

Roscommon sides to meet in FAI Junior Cup

The 3rd Round Draw of the FAI Junior Cup, in Association with Umbro and Aviva, has thrown up a number of all Roscommon ties and Roscommon and District Football League ties. The Draw for the Roscommon / Sligo / Leitrim…

Four Roads Ladies Football update October 12

Four Roads 5-4 Roscommon Gaels 1-5 The club are now finished in all competitions for 2016, and what a fitting way to finish off the year by winning the Division 2A U14 Championship, sponsored by Lawlor and Hynes Construction. After…

Castlerea St Kevins GAA update October 12th

The u8 and u10 boy’s and girl’s coaching and development season came to an end on Monday 3rd October with the staging of the street league finals in O’Rourke Park. This was followed by the presentation of medals in the…

New Hyde Park pitch set to be rolled out next week

There may not have been any matches there during the summer but there has been plenty of action on the Hyde Park pitch this summer. Just over three months ago GAA President Aogan Ó Fearghail performed the a sod turning…

St Croans GAA update October 12th

St Croans GAA 50-50 Draw The winner of last week’s 50/50 lotto was Sinead McLoughlin c/o Dermot Quinn winning €422. Results The club achieved Senior league status for 2017 after they beat Fuerty on Saturday last in Enfield on a…

Macra na Feirme host information night

Calling all young people between the ages of 17 and 35 from Ballaghaderreen, Tibohine, Frenchpark, Lisacul, Edmonstown, Gortaganny and surrounding areas…Macra na Feirme needs you. Roscommon Macra na Feirme are holding an Information Night this Friday, October 14th, at 9pm…

Roscommon Arts Centre to host Award winning “SCORCH”

Roscommon Arts Centre hosts Stacey Gregg’s award winning play Scorch on Thursday October 20th at 8pm. Scorch has just returned from a hugely successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where it picked up no less than five awards, including…

Connacht Rugby sign Fijian International Naulia Dawai

Connacht Rugby have announced the signing of Fijian International back row forward Naulia Dawai on a two year deal. The 29-year-old, who joins Connacht on the back of three seasons with NPC-side Otago in New Zealand, was capped for Fiji…

Kilglass Gaels GAA update October 12th

Kilglass Gaels 0-12 Creggs 2-6 Its a case of play it again Sam as our adult lads team as they had to do with a share of the spoils in cracking Warm & Cosy Homes Junior Championship final played in…

Minister Denis Naughten “Budget 2017 delivers on local jobs”

Budget 2017 fairly distributes the limited resources that are available and will ensure that both existing and new jobs are supported, according to local Minister Denis Naughten. Outlining the importance of the role of broadband in supporting these jobs, Minister…

Farming organisations react to Budget announcements

Farming organisations have welcomed the majority of announcements on the sector in yesterday’s Budget. IFA President Joe Healy said Budget 2017 responded positively to IFA’s farm income campaign with significant measures on low-cost loans, increased funding for farm schemes, the…

Rescheduled Meeting at Roscommon Races on Monday

A ninth day of racing at the Roscommon Races will take place on Monday next, October 17th, which will complete the schedule for the 2016 season at the Lenebane track. The first white flag will be raised at 2.05pm. The…

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