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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Roscommon

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# Go West
Champions Mayo to face Sligo in opener as Connacht senior fixtures released
The game has been fixed for Saturday 26 June.
# Out Of The Hat
Reigning champions Mayo to face Sligo after Connacht football championship draw made
The winners meet Leitrim in the semi-final, with Galway and Roscommon going head-to-head in the other.
# Courts
Men jailed over failure to stay away from Roscommon farm seek release from prison
The case has been heard before the High Court.
# Roscommon
Man arrested after gardaí uncover 'sophisticated cannabis grow house'
€124,000 worth of cannabis herb was seized during the search in Co Roscommon today.
# strokestown
Man (30s) dies after car collides with lorry in Roscommon
The crash occurred this morning.
# Search
Man arrested as gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis herb in Roscommon
Gardaí seized an estimated €123,000 of cocaine and cannabis herb last night.
# Missing Person
Gardaí seek help locating man missing from Roscommon for almost two weeks
Sean Spellman left his family home in Taughmaconnell on 16 January.
# Rossies Rising
Cunningham looks to former Carlow coach Poacher to bolster Roscommon backroom team
The Down man joins the Rossies’ set-up for 2021.
# strokestown
Woman (50s) dies after being struck by vehicle on N5 in Co Roscommon
Gardaí said that the driver of the vehicle, a woman aged in her 60s, was uninjured.
# Gardaí
Woman (50s) dies in fatal road collision in Co Roscommon
Three people have been taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
# ballyleague
Man (60s) killed in house fire in Co Roscommon
The incident happened at a house in Ballyleague shortly before midnight.
# Courts
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.
# strokestown
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.
# High Court
Men remanded in custody over failure to vacate controversial Roscommon farm
The judge urged both men to get legal advice.
# two more years
Anthony Cunningham is staying on with the Roscommon footballers
The former Galway hurling boss will remain in charge until 2022.
# strokestown
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”.
Mayo and Roscommon name teams for Sunday showdown
Chris Barrett and Diarmuid O’Connor return to Mayo’s starting XV.
# strokestown
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.
# Collision
Man (30s) dies following collision between truck and car in Co Roscommon
Forensic collision investigators are carrying out an examination of the scene.
# Rossies Revival
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.
# strokestown
Male pedestrian (30s) killed in Roscommon road crash
It occurred on a stretch of the N5 near Strokestown on the Longford side.
# 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.
# Wrap
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.
# Boyle
Gardaí launch investigation over post-match Roscommon GAA dinner
Officers received a number of calls from concerned locals.
# Castlerea
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.
# joseph burns
Appeal to find teenage boy missing from Dublin since Wednesday
Joseph Burns (15) was last seen in the Dublin 8 area two days ago.
# 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.
# Kilbride Kings
'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.
# Located
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
Man appears in court charged with murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan
Stephen Silver (43), of Aughavard, Foxford, Co Mayo was charged this evening.
# Castlerea
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.
# Castlerea
'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.
# Castlerea
'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
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.
# Boyle
Woman in her 20s dies after car crash in Roscommon
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
# Boyle
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.
# farming accident
Five-year-old boy dies after falling from farm trailer in Roscommon
Gardaí say that the tragic accident took place yesterday afternoon.
# strokestown
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
Two people arrested as part of investigation into suspected staged road crashes
A number of properties were searched in Roscommon in February.