Roscommon GAA Fixtures: It’s Championship time

The Adult Football Championships dominate this weekend’s Roscommon GAA Fixtures and there are some mouth-watering clashes. Saturday May 6th Hodson Bay Hotel Group Senior Football Championship Venue: Ballyleague, St Faithleachs V Roscommon Gaels, 7:45pm Venue: Enfield, St Croans V Elphin,…

Lots of Cup action on the Roscommon Soccer scene

Cup competitions are the focus of this weekend’s Roscommon Soccer activity with five different Cups plus one League game being contested. Last night Castlerea Celtic defeated Moore United 4-2 in the Premier Division. Castlerea now top the Table with one…

Gorse Fires continue to ravage parts of Roscommon

Gorse Fires are continuing to ravage parts of Roscommon with an area between Frenchpark, Castlerea and Loughglynn being badly affected as well as a large part of Kilronan Mountain. The dry weather and high temperatures, coupled with strong breezes, are…

Three Roscommon GAA Clubs in search of All-Ireland glory

The Waterfront Hall in Belfast is the destination for three Roscommon GAA Clubs in search of All-Ireland Scór Sinsear glory tomorrow. Tulsk will be the first in action when they represent Roscommon GAA in the Tráth na gCeist / Table…

All-Ireland Sheep Shearing: Shear-ly ewe have time to volunteer?

If you know your Suffolks from your Jacobs when it comes to sheep – and even if you don’t – the Kepak All Ireland Sheep Shearing & Wool Handling Championships 2017 needs ewe (& you). A meeting will be held…

Murphy calls for greater awareness and recognition of Lyme Disease

Local Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy has called for greater awareness and recognition of Lyme Disease. Deputy Murphy attended a rally outside Dáil Éireann on Wednesday when up to 200 people affected by Lyme Disease highlighted the condition, as well…

St Barrys GAA Under 16 Ladies win title

Our Under 16 Girls beat neighbours Strokestown to secure the Division 3B Championship yesterday evening. St Barrys held the upper hand throughout, and won out in spite of a threatened late rally from Strokestown. St Barrys were at full strength…

Rossies return to Connacht Rugby team to face Munster

Picture Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer Ahead of the final round of Guinness PRO12 action this season, Connacht Rugby head coach Pat Lam has made eleven changes to his side to face Munster at Thomond Park tomorrow. Tiernan O’Halloran, who was today…

Roscommon County Council encourages applications for Tidy Towns ‘Let’s Get Buzzing ‘ Award

Tidy Towns groups in Co. Roscommon are urged to enter a special award in the National Tidy Towns competition which promotes the protection of pollinators. Irish bees and other pollinators contribute €35 million a year to the Irish economy by…

Michael Fitzmaurice TD hits back Deputy Eugene Murphy over Task Force comments

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice says comments made by Deputy Eugene Murphy in relation to Deputy Fitzmaurice’s proposal that a jobs task force be established for Ballaghaderreen were “very disappointing and misguided”. Following the news that the ECMI Cigar Manufacturers Plant…

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