Ballaghaderreen Foróige Club win National Award

Picture Credit: Mark Stedman

 Ballaghaderreen Foróige Club took the top prize at the Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards for their project welcoming Syrian teenagers to their area. The Awards took place in Citywest Hotel & Conference Centre on Saturday where…

€750,000 Competitive Start Fund for Female Entrepreneurs launched

Picture Credit: Iain White / Fennell Photography Enterprise Ireland’s €750,000 Competitive Start Fund for Female Entrepreneurs will open for applications tomorrow – Wednesday May 3rd. Up to €50,000 in equity funding is available to a maximum of 15 successful female…

County encouraged to Wear Orange this Friday in support of Join Our Boys

This Friday, May 5th, is the fourth annual Join Our Boys Wear Orange Day, which aims to raise awareness about Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) and the people of Roscommon are encouraged to get involved. Join Our Boys is a community…

Clann na nGael GAA pay tribute to Donie Shine Snr. RIP

A dark cloud hung over the Clann na nGael community this past weekend with news of the passing of Donie Shine Senior. There was a huge outpouring of grief for the last number of days and vast crowds attended his…

All-Ireland Sheep Shearing Championships launched: will Ewe be there?

The Kepak All-Ireland Sheep Shearing and Wool Handling Championships 2017 were launched on Sunday with a live sheep shearing exhibition at Market Square, Roscommon town. The Championships will take place in Kiltoom this June Bank Holiday Weekend with a packed…

Buccaneers RFC win big Winners at Connacht Rugby Awards

Buccaneers RFC won a handful of awards at the Connacht Rugby Awards Ball in Galway on Sunday night. Following the Pirates Division 1B league title triumph and promotion, Buccaneers RFC Head Coach Brett Wilkinson claimed the Coach of the Year…

Tulsk GAA update May 2nd

Results and Upcoming Fixtures The club’s Division Five league team lost to St. Joseph’s on Sunday 3-13 to 2-10. Team: P. Beirne, N. Callaghan, C. Higgins, J. Carroll, N. McNamara, N. O’Connor, D. Jordan, I. Jones (1-00), J. Murray (1-02),…

€2m investment in Grangemore Water Supply Scheme welcomed by Senator Feighan

Senator Frank Feighan has welcomed a €2m investment programme which will see a major infrastructural upgrade to improve water quality in the North Roscommon area. “These major works planned on the Grangemore Water Supply Scheme, which supplies water to residents…

€2 million announced for local energy efficiency upgrades

Minister Denis Naughten has allocated more than €2 million for energy efficiency upgrades in the coming months to homes, businesses and community buildings locally that will improve quality of life. Local families will have their fuel-poor homes upgraded through improved…

Pat Dennehy RIP, late of Curraghboy

Monday 1st May, peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, in the tender loving care of the Staff of Roscommon University Hospital. Pat Dennehy RIP, late of Curlea, Curraghboy. Predeceased by his brothers Ollie and Frank. Pat will be sadly missed…

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