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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Roscommon

Last year
# Super Smiths
Illness forced playing retirement, now manager for club's first county final in 95 years
Sunday is a huge occasion for Boyle GAA club and the Smith family.
# House Fire
Woman in her 70s dies in Roscommon house fire
The fire happened at a house in Ballaghdereen yesterday evening.
# Grassroots
Galway football semi-final draw made and Boyle reach first county senior final in 95 years
Recent champions Maigh Cuilinn and Mountbellew-Moylough set to meet in the Galway semi-final.
# Rossies
After club success on Saturday, Frankie Dolan lands new Roscommon role for 2023
The attacking great will be a selector with the county U20 team next year.
# Missing Person
Have you seen Darren? Gardaí appeal for help in locating 51-year-old from Roscommon
Darren Greenfield has been missing since Sunday, September 11
# underage game
Roscommon GAA and gardaí looking into incident that led to referee receiving medical attention
The incident occurred during an underage game in Ballyforan.
# Gardaí
Infant boy dies in Roscommon road accident
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward and any road users with video footage.
# tibohine
Man (70s) dies in workplace accident in Roscommon
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
# Courts
Former Garda withdraws High Court appeal against order to destroy his Jack Russell
The dog, called Kim, bit Breid Greene in March as she was walking the Strokestown Famine Trail.
# dublin booked up
Taoiseach says Oireachtas members sleeping in cars due to hotel shortage isn't 'widespread'
A Fianna Fáil senator said that he has had to sleep in his car twice and that other politicians have the same problem.
# Wrap
Roscommon ease into Connacht final after 12-point win in Sligo
Elsewhere, Westmeath saw off Longford to advance to the Leinster semi-finals and Tipperary prevailed in Munster.
# requiem mass
'He was a gift to the world' - Tributes paid to Aidan Moffitt and Michael Snee at their funeral masses
Aidan Moffitt was laid to rest in his native Roscommon while Michael Snee’s funeral mass took place in Sligo.
# Rossies Rule
Stunning late Murtagh goal hands Division 2 title to Roscommon
Galway were unable to complete their second-half comeback mission in Croke Park.
# Teamsheet
No Shane Walsh as Galway name team for league final against Roscommon
Pádraic Joyce rings the changes ahead of Sunday’s Division 2 decider in Croke Park.
# Hyde Park
Roscommon secure five-point win and promotion to set up rematch in league final
The result sees Roscommon progress to face Galway in Croke Park next Sunday.
# around the grounds
Kildare hit 0-24 in win and Roscommon boost promotion hopes with latest victory
Meath defeated Clare elsewhere in Division 2 this afternoon.
# Report
18 cards dished out as Roscommon and Derry share the spoils at the Hyde
The Division 2 clash finished 0-12 a-piece.
# GAA Wrap
Roscommon go top of Division 2, Kerry and Kildare sides to meet in Hogan Cup final
Limerick and Tipperary also claimed important football league wins today.
# All Square
Late Clare rally secures draw against Roscommon
The visitors finished with the final three points via Keelan Sexton, Eoin Cleary and David Tubridy.
# Rossies
Smith brothers score 1-9 as Roscommon prove too strong at home to Cork
Six points separated the teams at Dr Hyde Park.
# Roscommon
Court continues stay on construction of controversial Roscommon flood relief scheme
FIE has challenged the council’s plans to construct a 3km pipeline, designed to take water from Lough Funshinagh.
# Reeling In The Years
The world-class Irish internationals and the Ballinasloe ties that bind
Heather Payne, Beibhinn Parsons and many more stars in the same age bracket have crossed paths in the sporting hotspot on the Galway/Roscommon border.
# lough rea
Egyptian vulture spotted in Co Roscommon
The male bird was first observed yesterday morning by the National Parks and Wildlife Services warden.
All time
# Castlerea
Appeal for witnesses after woman struck by van in Roscommon
The woman was seriously injured and is being treated at Beaumont Hospital.
# Roscommon
Biden sends best wishes to Roscommon palliative care facility
Biden had supported the work of a fundraising group in Roscommon.
# Champions
After 57-year title wait, Padraig Pearses land second Roscommon crown in three seasons
A 2-8 to 0-11 success was secured over Clann na nGael today.
# Keep the Faith
All-Ireland champions Offaly lead the way as 8 counties honoured in U20 football awards
Jack Bryant has been chosen as Footballer of the Year.
# the Gortnacrannagh Idol
Over 1,600-year-old wooden pagan idol found in Roscommon bog
The ‘pre-St Patrick’ pagan idol is the largest of just a dozen idols found in Ireland to date.
# Court
High Court makes orders temporarily halting work on Co Roscommon flood relief scheme
The stay is to remain in place until the matter returns before the court later this month.
# Ladies Football
Managerial changes begin as Déise boss steps down and Roscommon on hunt for O'Hora's successor
Ciaran Curran finished up as Waterford manager after their All-Ireland quarter-final defeat to Cork.
# Roscommon
Man (20s) dies in single vehicle crash in Roscommon
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them.
# oh to be a rossie
Roscommon crowned Connacht U20 champions after impressive win over Mayo
The Rossies were 2-11 to 1-7 winners at MacHale Park.
# Frenchpark
Man arrested after €592k worth of suspected cannabis seized during raid in Co Roscommon
The search was carried out at 3.30pm today by the Roscommon and Longford Divisional Drugs Unit.
# Top Flight
McCarron hits brilliant winner as Monaghan relegate Galway and Armagh retain Divsion 1 status
Roscommon were also relegated to Division 2 this afternoon.
# Roscommon
€200m project approved to replace 'one of the worst sections of primary road in the country'
Cabinet approved construction on a new single carriageway across Roscommon today.
# Teamsheets
Dublin and Roscommon change it up in teams named for Division 1 clashes
Dublin travel to Galway tomorrow while Roscommon entertain Kerry.
# Tribesmen
Walsh top scorer as Galway respond to Kerry beating with win over Roscommon
Shane Walsh top-scored for the Tribesmen with seven points.
# castleplunket
Man charged after gardaí seize €77,000 worth of cannabis in Roscommon
During the course of a search, gardaí discovered a “sophisticated” cannabis growhouse.
# Arrest
Gardaí seize €77,000 worth of suspected cannabis from 'sophisticated growhouse'
The cannabis was found at a property in Roscommon.
# Ballinasloe
Witness appeal as man and woman found dead in Co Roscommon house fire
The house fire broke out at Gurth in Ballinasloe at around 2am this morning.