Lough Ree RNLI assist seven people aboard grounded 37ft cruiser

File Photo It has been a busy weekend for everyone involved with Lough Ree RNLI following a second call-out in two days. Yesterday they were called out when a 56-foot barge with three people on board ran hard aground on…

Fiona Tully takes yet another National Handball title

Fiona Tully took a break from her Leaving Cert studies to win the Ladies 19 & under 40×20 Handball National title in Galway over the weekend. Fiona had it all her own way in her Semi-Final with Galway’s Aisling Ni…

Kilteevan Tidy Towns “Spring” into action

Over 50 people participated in the recent An Taisce’s National Spring Clean with Kilteevan Tidy Towns and once again the people of the area demonstrated what community spirit and pride of place is all about. Kilteevan Tidy Towns would like…

Roscommon defeated by Dublin revival in Camogie decider

Roscommon 0-7 Dublin 0-12 Dublin came good in the second half to secure their first Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 3 title against a Roscommon side that just fell short for the second consecutive season. By Daragh Ó Conchúir Picture…

Surprises and celebrations in the Roscommon and District Football League

Vincent Brooks looks back on the weekend’s action in the Roscommon and District Football League and Cup, which included some surprises. The Roscommon and District Football League Premier Division title is still up for grabs with Ballymoe, Castlerea Celtic, Moore…

Roscommon GAA Results w/e April 30th

This week’s Roscommon GAA Results round-up includes Football and Hurling action from Under 12 through to Adult level and two inter-county defeats. Christy Ring Cup Round 2B Roscommon 1-10 London 4-24. Match Report here. Senior Football Challenge Roscommon 1-9 Kildare…

Martin Dunne RIP, late of Ballymoe

Martin Dunne RIP, late of Larragh, Ballymoe. Sunday April 30th, peacefully in the loving care of the carers and nurses at The Nightingale Nursing Home, Ahascragh, aged 85. Funeral Arrangements Martin will repose at Flanagans Funeral Home, Ballymoe, Monday May…

Eugene Murphy TD – Community consultation must be at the heart of Mount Dillon solar farm project

Local Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy has given a guarded welcome to the development of a natural wilderness area and renewable energy project at Mount Dillon. Deputy Murphy was reacting to the announcement by the Minister for Communications Denis Naughten…

Creggs RFC claim Connacht Under 13 Cup

Report and Photography by Connacht Rugby Club and Community Unit Creggs RFC had to withstand a late Ballina comeback to claim the Connacht Under 13 Cup after a dramatic Final at the Sportsground. Creggs had led 19-0 as the game…

John Lyons Snr RIP, late of Trien, Castlerea

Sunday 30th April, peacefully at his home. John Lyons Snr RIP, late of Trien, Castlerea. John will be sadly missed by his loving wife Bridget, sons Pat, John, Tommy and Gerry, daughters Mary and Margaret, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, sister-in-law, grandchildren, cousins,…

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