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Roscommon Ladies face Fermanagh for Quarter-Final place

TG4 All Ireland Intermediate Championship – Group 4 - Round 3 Roscommon claimed the Connacht title against Sligo and followed that up with an impressive...

Roscommon manager looking forward to Kingdom quest

It's knockout time in the championship and Paul Staunton is relishing Saturday's Challenge. This Saturday in the Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor football championship,  Beaten Connacht...

McStay hit with 12-Week ban

Kevin McStay has accepted a proposed three-month suspension from the Central Competition Controls Committee. The suspension arises after McStay was involved in an altercation with...

Podcast: Roscommon’s super eight journey reviewed

Roscommon's hopes of progressing in the All-Ireland championship came to an end last Saturday with a seven point defeat to Donegal in Dr. Hyde...

Roscommon victorious in Ladies Intermediate football round-up

Roscommon score impressive win over Meath, while Longford face relegation play-off. By Declan Rooney Laois ladies hit a magnificent seven on their way to a stylish win...

McStay see’s red as Roscommon Dream Ends

Roscommon 0-13 Donegal 0-20 Roscomon’s All-Ireland championship dream came to an end after Donegal inflicted a straight forward seven point victory in Dr. Hyde Park. Donegal had...

Connacht champions Roscommon continue winning momentum

Roscommon 2-09 Meath 0-09 Goals from Joanne Cregg and Alice Kelly proved the difference in Roscommons six points win over Meath in Kinnegad. Roscommon goalkeeper Helena Cummins...

Roscommon face Meath in Ladies intermediate championship

Meath walloped Fermanagh last weekend to begin their TG4 All-Ireland series in emphatic fashion, scoring 11-24 in the process. The Royal County could be dark...

Kildare land ladies minor B final

Kildare 2-15 Roscommon 2-06 From Aisling Clery in Moate Kildare were singing in the rain as they were crowned All-Ireland minor B champions  in front of a...

Tyrone crushed Roscommon in Super-8 Opener

Roscommon 2-12 Tyrone 4-24 Roscommon’s opening game of the super-eight’s quickly turned into a nightmare as Tyrone won out by 18 points. Richie Donnelly, Niall Sluggan, Conor...

Planning go-ahead for large Roscommon chicken farm

Planning permission has been granted for a large poultry farm in north Roscommon. In June, Catherine O'Beirne, of 4 Ros na hInse, Attyrory, Carrick-on-Shannon, applied...

Local retailer claims farmers ‘lost thousands’ during drought

The managing director of Fresh Today, one of the largest fruit and vegetable wholesalers and retailers in the country, says growers have had to...

Over 1,000 people waiting for driver tests locally

Latest figures from the Road Safety Authority show that over a thousand people are waiting for driving tests in the Shannonside region. Leitrim presently has...

Frankie O’Neill

Frankie O’Neill Tower View, St. Anne’s Terrace, Athlone, Co. Westmeath Friday 17th August.  Reposing at his sister Jackie’s residence, 3 Beachville on Sunday from five o’clock...

Sean Howard

Sean Howard Carra, Granard, Co. Longford Thursday 16th August, peacefully at Cavan General Hospital surrounded by his loving family.  Devoted husband of Winnie and father of...

Dolly Rushe (née Davis)

Dolly Rushe (née Davis) Rathcroghan, Tulsk and formerly of Feeragh, Ballymurray, Knockcroghery, Co Roscommon. Friday August 17th, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff...

Social Welfare, Northern Ireland and the banks

It's Friday, and that can only mean one thing - the Joe Finnegan Show panel. Every week, we invite a panel of guests on to...

Operation update

It was the show that asked contestants to bare all by stepping on the scales in their lycra for the viewers at home. Yes, we...

LISTEN: Is Croke Park suitable for an infant?

On the Joe Finnegan Show yesterday, we heard about a fanatical Tyrone supporter who brought their 16-week-old son to the All-Ireland semi-final against Monaghan last weekend. Today,...