Further details of Play for Paul charity match announced

Western Gaels GAA Club are hosting Play for Paul – a charity match in honour of Paul Higgins at Nash Park, Frenchpark, on Sunday June 4th at 3pm. Paul Higgins, from Ballinagare, sadly passed away on April 19th 2017 after…

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…

Man airlifted to Hospital following Frenchpark crash

Originally published at 7:30pm. Updated at 10:30pm The N5 between Frenchpark and Ballaghaderreen has re-opened following a two vehicle collision at Sheepwalk. The incident occurred at approximately 6pm and a man was subsequently airlifted to Sligo Hospital. The extent of…

James Cassidy RIP, late of Frenchpark

Wednesday March 29th, peacefully at Roscommon Hospital. James Cassidy RIP, late of Clegernagh, Frenchpark. Predeceased by his wife Kathleen and son Seamus. James will be sadly missed by his loving family; son Paraic, daughters Annette Cregg (Frenchpark), Cathy Beirne (Fairymount)…

Eugene Murphy TD – “Vital upgrading of N5 needed to address accident blackspots”

Motorists in the Scramogue Cross and Frenchpark are taking their lives in their hands on a daily basis as they try to negotiate traffic death traps. That’s according to local Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy who raised the urgent need…

Margaret Hopkins, (née Cummins) RIP, late of Frenchpark

February 28th, peacefully, in her 97th year at Roscommon Hospital. Margaret Hopkins, (née Cummins) RIP, late of The Demesne, Frenchpark. Predeceased by her husband Michael, daughter Mae and daughters-in-law Margaret and Mary. Margaret is survived by her loving sons Michael…

Gardai seek assistance following further burglaries in West Roscommon

Gardai in Castlerea are appealing for the public’s assistance following a number of burglaries and attempted burglaries throughout West Roscommon in recent days. Gardaí say six houses in rural areas between Ballaghadereen, Frenchpark, Tibohine, Loughglynn, and Cloonfad were targeted between…

Frenchpark native nominated for 2017 Tipperary Peace Prize

Picture Credit: Shalom Center Frenchpark native Fr. Padraig Devine has been nominated for the prestigious Tipperary Peace Prize for his work in restoring peace to tribal lands in eastern Africa. As Missionary Priest Fr. Devine built up 25 years of…

Doireann Martin RIP, late of Frenchpark

Friday February 3rd, Aged 6. Peacefully, at home in the loving care of her parents and sister, after a long illness bravely borne with great courage. Doireann Martin RIP, late of Cloonshanville, Frenchpark. To the inexpressible grief of her parents…

Gardai appeal for assistance following spate of burglaries

Gardaí in Castlerea are appealing for the public’s assistance following a number of burglaries and attempted burglaries in surrounding areas yesterday. Between 6pm and 7pm property was stolen from a house at Mullen, Frenchpark, following a break-in. A hose at…

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