Roscommon Hurlers defeated in Christy Ring Cup opener

The Roscommon Hurlers made the long trip to Ballycran Co Down for the second time this year to play the 1st round of the Christy Ring Cup and unfortunately left empty handed. By Robert McConn Roscommon started well in a…

Western Gaels GAA extend sympathies to Paul Higgins RIP

Paul Higgins RIP Western Gaels GAA Club would like to extend our sincere sympathies and condolences to the family on the untimely passing of Paul Higgins. Paul was a past player and great supporter of our club down through the…

“Naughten needs to deliver concrete plan for Post Office network” – Eugene Murphy TD

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy has called on the Minister for Communications Denis Naughten to spell out a concrete plan for the post office network rather than talking in vague terms about potential services and e-transactions. Commenting on the issue…

Ballinameen Football teams to host Table Quiz

Results Our U12 team had their 2nd league match on Sunday at home against Shannon Gaels. Final score was Ballinameen 2-9 Shannon Gaels 3-6. The Junior ladies lost out to a stronger Padraig Pearses side on Sunday last in their…

Mixed weekend for Roscommon Ladies Football Teams

It was a mixed weekend for the Roscommon Ladies Football Teams with one win and two defeats. Ollie Colgan reports on all the action. On Saturday in Woodmount Roscommon hosted the last round (Round 5) of fixtures in the Connacht…

The Quiet Land comes to Roscommon Arts Centre

Join theatre legends Des Keogh and Derry Power at Roscommon Arts Centre on Wednesday 3rd May at 8pm with Malachy McKenna’s ‘The Quiet Land’. Two elderly farmers, Eamon and Nashee, meet at a gate on a remote hillside. These men…

Western Warriors complete double

Fresh from winning the Lonleitros Basketball League title Western Warriors were deservedly crowned Top 4 Cup champions over the weekend in Edgeworthstown in an epic battle played by two fine teams; Western Warriors and Torpedoes from Longford. In the Semi-Final…

Celebrate Poetry Day Ireland this Thursday in your local library!

To celebrate Poetry Day Ireland, which takes place this Thursday April 27th, Roscommon writers and anyone with an interest is invited to celebrate the occasion in their local Libraries. Ballaghaderreen, Boyle, and Roscommon libraries will display a selection of poems…

Michael Fitzmaurice calls for “positive action” in wake of ECMI Job Losses

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice has called for “positive action” to be taken by local bodies and politicians following the news that the ECMI Cigar Manufacturers Plant in Ballaghaderreen is to close with the loss of 38 jobs. Commenting on the…

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