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Domnick Connolly congratulates Lanesboro/Ballyleague Committees

Councillor Domnick Connolly has extended his congratulations to the people of Lanesboro and Ballyleague on securing the hosting of the World Predator Boat Fishing Championships next month. Picture Credit: visitroscommon.com Councillor Connolly said “Up to 10,000 people are expected to attend and it is a huge undertaking by the local angling hub to organise it. …

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Lt Col Mary Carroll to lead Irish Troops on UN Mission

Ballinlough native Lieutenant Colonel Mary Carroll will shortly lead the 54th Infantry Group for service with the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) on the Golan Heights. Picture Credit: The Defence Forces In doing so she will become first woman to have held the prestigious appointment of Officer Commanding an Irish Defence Forces contingent on …

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Roscommon GAA Fixtures w/e September 18th

This weekend’s Roscommon GAA Fixtures are a much quieter affair due to the All-Ireland Senior Football Final on Sunday but there is still some Hurling and Football Championship action. Saturday 17th Kepak Senior Hurling Championship Venue: Athleague, Four Roads V Padraig Pearses, 5:30pm Warm n’Cosy Homes Junior B Football Championship Venue: Rockfield, Oran B V …

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Plenty of things to do in Roscommon for Culture Night

Culture Night 2016 takes place tomorrow, Friday September 16th, and there are lots of things to do in Roscommon with something to suit everyone. Music Spells Rum & Black Club, Ballaghaderreen is the venue for a West African traditional drumming workshop with Slí na Croí – Malinké Music of Upper Guinea, West Africa, from 8.30 …

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Roscommon Ladies Football update September 15

Michael Finneran was ratified as Manager of the Roscommon Ladies Football Intermediate Team as last night’s Meeting of the County Board. The St Dominic’s Club man will confirm his backroom team later this month. In other news, Delegates at the Meeting requested that the first Draw in Roscommon Ladies Football Combined Draw be deferred for …

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Almost €200,000 awarded to Roscommon angling projects

Two Roscommon angling projects and one in Athlone have been awarded over €250,000 by the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs as part of the Government’s programme to support rural development. Picture Credit: Laurel Lodged – Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10234762 Inland Fisheries Ireland says the investment in rural angling is crucial …

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Eugene Murphy launches Bill to remove Shannon water level restrictions

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on OPW and Flood Relief Eugene Murphy TD has launched a Bill to help address flooding issues along the River Shannon. Deputy Murphy, along with his colleagues Deputies Barry Cowen, Robert Troy and Anne Rabbitte have set out new legislation to remove outdated water level restrictions on ESB regulated lakes along the …

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Dive into exceptional new Theatre at Roscommon Arts Centre

Fresh from winning the ‘Lustrum’ Award Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016, a Nominated Fishamble Best New Play Tiger Dublin Fringe 2015 and BBC International Playwriting Award, Orla Murphy’s ‘Remember to Breathe’ comes to Roscommon Arts Centre on September 28th. The drama centres around a pool in post-earthquake New Zealand, where recent emigrant Maeve is learning to …

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IFA says Government must use Budget to alleviate farm income difficulties

Addressing the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture earlier this week, IFA President Joe Healy said farm families are under serious pressure as cashflow tightens heading into the Autumn. He set out the farm scheme and taxation measures required in the Budget and the response needed to deal with the impact of Brexit. Budget 2017 – …

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St Croans

St Croans GAA update September 15th

St Croans 50-50 Draw Congratulations to last week’s 50/50 draw winner Maura Cronolly winning €552. Seniors survive Our Senior team defeated Michael Glavey’s on Sunday in Enfield in the Senior Championship relegation playoff on a scoreline of St Croans 0-13 Michael Glaveys 0-11. We will continue to play Senior Championship football in 2017. Well done …

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St Dominics GAA update September 15th

St Dominics GAA 50-50 Draw The Club congratulates Noel, Darren and Evelyn Coyle, Roscommon. Seller: Noel Coyle, who won €1,134 in the Club’s weekly draw on Saturday 10th September. 50/50 draw next week, Saturday 17th September will be held in Kellys, Lecarrow. You can sign up for the next 52 weeks (Cost €100) or 26 …

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Kilglass Gaels

Kilglass Gaels GAA update September 15

Fixtures Saturday 17th Sept: Junior B C’ship Kilglass Gaels v Kilmore in Kilglass @ 5p.m. Handball Continues every Thursday 7-9p.m. New members welcome Contact Anthony Mahady 087-7640677 Scór na nÓg/ Scór na bPáistí The dates for this year’s Competitions have been announced and are as follows Scór na bPáistí 18th and 24th of October and …

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Win A Holiday of a Lifetime for €5 with Cuisle Holiday Centre!

Cuisle Holiday Centre, Donamon is offering you the chance to win a Holiday of a Lifetime; a Travel Voucher worth €1,500 plus €500 spending money. The draw takes place in Harry’s Bar in Cuisle on Thursday 22nd September at 9pm. There will be Music on the night by Bill Haugh and all are welcome. Tickets …

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