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# roscommon - Today’s News

Woman (50s) dies in fatal road collision in Co Roscommon

Three people have been taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

# roscommon - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Man (60s) killed in house fire in Co Roscommon

The incident happened at a house in Ballyleague shortly before midnight.

Third man jailed after he declined to comply with request to stay away from controversial Roscommon farm

The farm was the scene of an eviction in 2018.

# roscommon - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Two men remain in prison over refusal to comply with orders to stay away from controversial Roscommon farm

Michael Anthony McGann, who owns the property, and retired garda Kevin Taylor were remanded in custody yesterday.

# roscommon - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Men remanded in custody over failure to vacate controversial Roscommon farm

The judge urged both men to get legal advice.

# roscommon - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Anthony Cunningham is staying on with the Roscommon footballers

The former Galway hurling boss will remain in charge until 2022.

# roscommon - Friday 6 November, 2020

Judge orders arrest of persons occupying controversial repossessed farm

The judge said it was clear that individuals were engaged in “a consorted effort to undermine an order of the High Court”.

From The42 Mayo and Roscommon name teams for Sunday showdown

Mayo and Roscommon name teams for Sunday showdown

Chris Barrett and Diarmuid O’Connor return to Mayo’s starting XV.

# roscommon - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Controversial Roscommon farm still occupied by several persons, bank claims

The occupation of the property is in direct defiance of orders previously granted by the High Court in favour of KBC.

# roscommon - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Man (30s) dies following collision between truck and car in Co Roscommon

Forensic collision investigators are carrying out an examination of the scene.

# roscommon - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Smith brothers lead Roscommon to Division 2 crown once again as Cavan dramatically relegated

Donie and Enda Smith combined for 1-7 as the Rossies sealed their return to the top flight.

# roscommon - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Male pedestrian (30s) killed in Roscommon road crash

It occurred on a stretch of the N5 near Strokestown on the Longford side.

# roscommon - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

From The42 Roscommon player tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of clash with Cavan Statement

Roscommon player tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of clash with Cavan

The Rossies, who are on the cusp of securing promotion, have committed to playing Saturday’s game.

# roscommon - Saturday 17 October, 2020

From The42 Goal rush as star man Smith leads Roscommon past Armagh and closer to Division 1 football Wrap This post contains videos

Goal rush as star man Smith leads Roscommon past Armagh and closer to Division 1 football

Elsewhere, John Heslin starred for Westmeath, Wickow hit 7-11 and Niall Carew’s Carlow reign started on a high.

# roscommon - Monday 12 October, 2020

Gardaí launch investigation over post-match Roscommon GAA dinner

Officers received a number of calls from concerned locals.

# roscommon - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Gardaí seize three fully loaded pistols after stopping vehicle in Roscommon

A man in his 30s was arrested and a small quantity of heroin was also located and seized.

# roscommon - Friday 25 September, 2020

Appeal to find teenage boy missing from Dublin since Wednesday

Joseph Burns (15) was last seen in the Dublin 8 area two days ago.

# roscommon - Sunday 6 September, 2020

From The42 Knockmore have chance to end 23-year Mayo title wait and recent winners to contest Roscommon final Club Call

Knockmore have chance to end 23-year Mayo title wait and recent winners to contest Roscommon final

Scotstown and Ballybay will contest their year’s Monaghan senior football decider.

# roscommon - Sunday 16 August, 2020

'They were upfront and so loyal, it was brilliant to see they got their All-Ireland reward'

The All-Ireland club winning Kilbride brothers have both moved abroad in recent weeks.

# roscommon - Monday 13 July, 2020

Missing 23-month-old girl and her father found safe and well by Roscommon gardaí

Jasmine Arshad and her father Shiraz Arshad were missing but have since been found.

# roscommon - Friday 19 June, 2020

Man appears in court charged with murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan

Stephen Silver (43), of Aughavard, Foxford, Co Mayo was charged this evening.

# roscommon - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Taoiseach says Detective Garda Colm Horkan 'gave his life protecting the community'

The on-duty garda died following an incident in Castlerea which happened shortly before midnight.

'An attack upon society': Garda Commissioner appeals for information on shooting of Colm Horkan

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris was speaking in Castlerea today.

Garda Commissioner names officer who was shot last night as Detective Garda Colm Horkan

The Garda member was shot last night while on duty in Castlerea, Co Roscommon.

'Absolutely devastating': Tributes paid after death of Detective Garda Colm Horkan in Roscommon shooting

“Our thoughts today are with all those grieving as a result of this tragic incident,” said Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

# roscommon - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Man (20s) charged after refusing to co-operate with gardaí at Covid-19 checkpoint

While being taken to Castlerea Garda Station the man began spitting in the direction of a Garda member.

# roscommon - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Woman in her 20s dies after car crash in Roscommon

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

# roscommon - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Man and woman aged in their 20s seriously injured after single-vehicle collision in Roscommon

The car collided with a wall on the N61 road at Greatmeadow, Gardaí said.

# roscommon - Monday 6 April, 2020

Five-year-old boy dies after falling from farm trailer in Roscommon

Gardaí say that the tragic accident took place yesterday afternoon.

# roscommon - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Court orders arrest of siblings over alleged failure to leave controversial Roscommon farm

Private security operatives were forced from the property by a group of masked men in 2018.

# roscommon - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Two people arrested as part of investigation into suspected staged road crashes

A number of properties were searched in Roscommon in February.

# roscommon - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Five men arrested after gardaí seize cannabis worth €289k in searches across three counties

The searches were carried out in Sligo, Roscommon and Mayo.

# roscommon - Friday 14 February, 2020

KBC claims siblings are in contempt of court after failing to leave property at centre of controversial eviction

The High Court today heard the McGann family has not complied with a court order.

# roscommon - Monday 3 February, 2020

Man who repeatedly sold two forests to different investors sentenced to six years in jail

Garret Hevey used the pseudonym James Baker when he incorporated Arden Forestry Management Limited.

# roscommon - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Late drama with two Laois goals grabbing draw as Roscommon let lead slip

Evan O’Carroll and Kieran Lillis netted late on at Dr Hyde Park.

Tokyo in sight for Timothy after watching Rio Games from hospital

‘I didn’t just want to cycle around the place, I wanted to race.’

# roscommon - Saturday 18 January, 2020

From The42 Shane Walsh imperious as Joyce's Galway seal FBD League Silverware

Shane Walsh imperious as Joyce's Galway seal FBD League

Roscommon were beaten by six points at Hyde Park today.

# roscommon - Monday 6 January, 2020

Search for missing Co Roscommon woman stood down

Valerie Hough has been located and the case is being treated as a personal tragedy.

# roscommon - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Five people injured in Roscommon road collision

The crash occurred in Ardleckna, Elphin, Co Roscommon at around 12.50pm yesterday.

# roscommon - Friday 13 December, 2019

Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities is released without charge

A file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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