Organiser withdraws from Roscommon Town Christmas Day GOAL Mile

Seamus Duke, who has been the main organiser behind the annual Christmas Day GOAL Mile in Roscommon Town for the past 12 years, has decided to step aside from organising the event in order to focus on future charity work…

St Dominics GAA update October 28th

St Dominics GAA 50-50 Draw The Club congratulates John Hanafin, Scramogue. (Seller: Doris and Kevin Quinn) who won €1,177 in the Club’s weekly draw on Saturday 22nd October. 50/50 draw next week, Saturday 29th October will be in The Claypipe,…

Connacht GAA reject claim that Kilmore postponement request was denied

The Connacht GAA Competitions Control Committee have released a statement this evening denying a claim that Kimore GAA Club had a request to postpone their recent Connacht GAA Intermediate Club Championship Quarter-Final game again Monivea Abbey turned down. The Connacht…

Applications invited for Boyle Municipal District Funding Scheme

Roscommon County Council is inviting applications from groups within the Boyle Municipal District Area who wish to avail of funding. The funding is available under the following headings: – Dereliction – Infrastructure – Festivals and Fairs – Economic & Community…

Connacht Rugby team to face Leinster announced

Ahead of tomorrow’s Guinness PRO12 round 7 clash with Leinster at the RDS, Pat Lam has made three personnel changes to his Connacht side that defeated Zebre in Europe five days ago. Picture Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie Tiernan O’Halloran, who missed…

Minister Denis Naughten welcomes funding for “Ireland’s Camino”

Local Minister Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of funding to improve a network of marked walks through Roscommon and Galway. Minister Michael Ring has allocated over €750,000 to enhance aspects of the Beara Breifne Way walking/cycle route from County…

IFA and Sky announce discount deal for members

The Irish Farmers’ Association and Sky Ireland have signed a new affinity deal for IFA members. The partnership will offer members 20% off when joining Sky TV and 20% off bundle upgrades. IFA Member Services Chairman, Jer Bergin, said, “This…

Senator Frank Feighan opens constituency office in Roscommon Town

Senator Frank Feighan has opened a new constituency office in Roscommon Town. Speaking at the opening Senator Feighan said “I am delighted to open this new office in the county town, which is in the heart of the Roscommon/Galway constituency.…

Cllr Domnick Connolly welcomes Speed Limit Review

Independent County Councillor Domnick Connolly has welcomed the review of speed limits in Roscommon which is being undertaken by Transport Infrastructure Ireland. Commenting on the matter Domnick Connolly said “The proposals are very comprehensive and while it is welcome, it…

Roscommon and District Football League Fixtures to Nov 3rd

This week’s Roscommon and District Football League Fixtures programme has games in three Divisions spread out over five days. Friday October 28th The Herald Premier Division Ballinasloe Town V Brazukas, 8:30pm Killeen Sportsgrounds Division Two Castlerea Celtic B V Cam…

eir Sport broadcast new series on “Peak Performance”

eir Sport is broadcast a new series which takes a look at the science behind what it takes for an athlete to achieve their own peak performance. Featuring contributions from Irish sporting legends such as Sonia O’Sullivan, DJ Carey, Michael…

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