Elphin to host Dr John Stafford Festival of Traditional Music

Updated February 16 th The inaugural Dr John Stafford Festival – a weekend of Traditional Music and Gaeilge takes place in Elphin from February 17th to 19th. The Festival is named after Dr John Stafford of Portobello House, Elphin, who…

Senator Maura Hopkins welcomes new Resource Room for Tibohine NS

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has said that it is very positive that funding has been approved for the construction of a new Special Education Support Room that at Tibohine National School. Senator Hopkins stated, “The Minister for Education and…

Two Roscommon children in Doodle 4 Google Finals

Two Roscommon children are among 75 regional finalists who are in with a chance of being crowned the winner of this year’s Doodle 4 Google competition. For this year’s Doodle 4 Google competition students were asked to design a Doodle…

St Dominics celebrate All-Ireland win

All-Ireland Scór Champions Congratulations to our newly crowned All-Ireland Scór Champions: Ina, Derabhla, Courtney, Aine, Shane, Lorcan and Karl who brought home the National title in the Leiriu competition on Sunday and to Zoe who was author of the piece.…

Michael Fitzmaurice TD – “Ireland must be pro-active in negotiations with the UK on Brexit”

Michael Fitzmaurice TD has said that “A serious debate must take place in Ireland on the future after Brexit as we cannot trust the EU to do a deal on our behalf given the special ties that exist between Ireland…

Buccaneers prepare for ‘Lip Sync’ Battle

The final preparations are under way for Buccaneers take on “Lip Sync Battle” which takes place in the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone this Friday, February 17th “Lip Sync Battle – Buccs Fizz Style” features 16 acts and should provide fun and…

Western Gaels hold successful Table Quiz

Western Gaels Annual Table Quiz Our annual table quiz which was held last Saturday night last was a brilliant success. There was another bumper crowd present with a total number of 55 tables competing for the top prize. After a…

Roscommon and District Football League in Oscar Traynor Cup action

Tomorrow at the Roscommon and District Football League Grounds in Lecarrow the League’s representative side will take on the Cavan/Monaghan League in the last sixteen of the Oscar Traynor Cup. By Vincent Brooks Before the Christmas break the Roscommon and…

Eugene Murphy TD says private nursing homes could relieve overcrowding

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy believes that spare capacity in private nursing homes should be used to relieve overcrowding. Eugene Murphy was commenting on figures which showed that capacity levels in State-run nursing homes has dropped by 18% in the…

St Brigids GAA update February 16th

O’Rourke Cup-Senior League The O’Rourke Cup senior League begins on Saturday night 18th February when we take on St. Croan’s at 8pm in Kiltoom. Registration We had a very well attended registration night last week in the clubhouse. We remind…

Ballymoe FC host Underage Registration night

Ballymoe FC defeat St Johns Athletic 5–4 on pens The senior side progressed to the next round of the Connacht Cup after beating St. Johns in a penalty shoot-out. Keith Muldoon, Jason Tarmey, Adrian Collins, Micheal Kenny and Maurice Connaughton…

Eire Og GAA update February 16th

Well done To Colm Lavin who played again for Roscommon on Sunday. Two games and two good performances from Colm, well done. Results and Fixtures The intermediate team will play Boyle in Abbey Park Boyle on Sunday next at 2pm…

St Michaels GAA update February 16th

Results and Fixtures Intermediate The Intermediate team start their 2017 Tansey Cup campaign with a home game against St. Aidan’s next Sunday at 2pm. Minor The St Michaels/St Ronans minor team gave a good performance only to lose out to…

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