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Galway land Connacht minor title

Galway 2-13 Roscommon 2-9 Galway had too much for Roscommon as they were crowned Connacht minor football champions at Dr. Hyde Park. Galway were always in-front and...

Roscommon’s Super 8 games confirmed

Roscommon will face Donegal in Dr. Hyde Park on Saturday July 21st with a 5 O’Clock throw-in. The GAA have today confirmed the line-up and...

Star-studded Wasps to play Connacht in Athlone

English Premiership rugby club Wasps will play Connacht in a highly attractive season opening fixture at Dubarry Park, Athlone. Andy Friend’s first game in charge...

Rhasidat’s golden run & O’Sullivan’s super silver

Rhasidat Adeleke stormed to 200 metre gold and Sophie O'Sullivan sped to 800 metre silver at the European Athletics U18 Championships. Sprinter Rhasidat Adeleke blitzed...

Podcast: Roscommon advance to the Super 8’s

Roscommon will take their place in the super 8's in a group along with Dublin, Donegal and Tyrone. Kevin McStay's side secured their place in...

Longford reach Leinster minor shield final

Longford 1-17 Louth 4-07 With the last kick of the game Keelan Mc Gann scored the winner for Longford in their Leinster Minor Shield semi-final against...

Roscommon make Connacht Minor Final

Roscommon will face Galway in the Connacht minor football championship final next Friday night after both sides came through their respective semi-finals Roscommon put in...

Healy lands European Under-18 3,000m gold

Sarah Healy set a new European U18 championship record taking gold in the girl’s 3,000 metre final in Gyor, Hungary. Roared on by her coach...

Galway have too much for Leitrim U-17

Galway 4-17 Leitrim 1-11 Leitrim’s Connacht under-17 campaign came to an end with Galway making it a 100% win rate in the 2018 competition. Galway scored three...

Roscommon make three changes for Armagh

Kevin McStay has made three changes to the Roscommon team for Saturday’s All-Ireland fourth round qualifier with Armagh in Portlaoise. Seán McDermott makes a return...

Seven complaints of water pollution in Roscommon last month

Roscommon County Council received five complaints of dumping of dead animals and seven reports of water pollution last month. In total, the local authority received...

AIT secures funding for major expansion of culinary and hospitality education courses

Athlone Institute of Technology has been successful in its bid to secure €1.4 million for hospitality and culinary arts education through Springboard. The application involved...

Concerns that Roscommon eye patients being forced to travel to Galway for basic tests

Roscommon patients are being forced to travel to Galway to have basic eye tests carried out because the HSE hasn't replaced lenses for a...

Brendan Porter.

Brendan Porter. Main Street, Killimor, Co. Galway. Saturday, July 21st. Reposing at St. Joseph’s Centre, Killimor tomorrow (Mon) from five o’clock until eight o’clock. Removal...

Joe Leonard

Joe Leonard Roscommon town and formerly of Cremully, Castlecoote, Co Roscommon. Sunday, July 22nd, peacefully at Roscommon University Hospital. He will be very sadly missed...

Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly 18 Parnell Square Saturday, July 21st, peacefully. Sadly missed by his wife Louise, sons Ryan & Steven, grandchildren Jack & Marley, his parents Rose &...

Listen back – JF SHOW PANEL

Talk about 'Putin' your foot in it... Would or Wouldn't?? Who could have imagined the uproar these words and subsequent back track that would have...

Falling in love with a prisoner

How does it happen that you fall in love with your penpal who happens to be a prisoner serving a life sentence in America? On...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 16th of July 2018

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening between eight and nine. Monaghan minor manager Seamus McEneaney spoke about Monaghans Ulster minor championship success and...