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# roscommon - Yesterday’s News

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# roscommon - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Why was this medieval Roscommon village abandoned centuries ago?

Heritage Week kicks off today, and a talk in Kilkenny on the abandoned medieval village of Rindoon is just one great example of what’s on.

# roscommon - Thursday 17 August, 2017

# roscommon - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Garda awarded over €230,000 after quitting work following 'murder' attempt

It’s one of the highest High Court awards to a garda in the history of the State.

# roscommon - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

From The Daily Edge Chris O'Dowd made a sneaky Roscommon GAA joke on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert yesterday Chancer

# roscommon - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Some foster carers in Kerry, Galway and Roscommon are not being vetted enough

Two new Hiqa reports have identified a number of shortcomings.

# roscommon - Monday 7 August, 2017

From The42 As It Happened: Mayo v Roscommon, All-Ireland SFC quarter-final replay Round Two

As It Happened: Mayo v Roscommon, All-Ireland SFC quarter-final replay

The Connacht rivals were back in Croke Park.

From The42 Poll: who'll come out on top as Roscommon and Mayo face off again? Do Over This post contains a poll

Poll: who'll come out on top as Roscommon and Mayo face off again?

The sides played out a dramatic draw last time out.

# roscommon - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Galway teacher fights to stop transfer to another school and says she was 'humiliated'

The teacher has been at the school for 17 years.

# roscommon - Monday 31 July, 2017

Roscommon GAA fans who were wrongly clamped at train station to receive full refund

Five cars were wrongly clamped over the weekend.

From The42 Throw-in time for Mayo and Roscommon replay confirmed by Croke Park We Go Again

Throw-in time for Mayo and Roscommon replay confirmed by Croke Park

It’s an early start for those hitting the road from the west.

# roscommon - Sunday 30 July, 2017

From The42 Player Ratings: how we judged the players as Mayo and Roscommon draw at Croker Ratings This post contains a poll

Player Ratings: how we judged the players as Mayo and Roscommon draw at Croker

There was plenty of action at HQ this afternoon.

From The42 This stunning Roscommon goal needs to be watched again and again Peach This post contains videos

This stunning Roscommon goal needs to be watched again and again

Midfielder Fintan Cregg produced a moment of magic in today’s All-Ireland quarter-final against Mayo.

From The42 As It Happened: Mayo v Roscommon, All-Ireland senior football quarter-final In From The West

As It Happened: Mayo v Roscommon, All-Ireland senior football quarter-final

An all-Connacht clash in this quarter-final tie.

# roscommon - Friday 28 July, 2017

Monument unveiled in honour of two gardaí killed in 1980 Roscommon bank robbery

The shooting dead of the two young officers shocked the nation at the time.

From The42 'Playing quarter-finals in Croke Park is where you want to be in July' Rossies

'Playing quarter-finals in Croke Park is where you want to be in July'

Enda Smith discusses Roscommon’s Connacht Football Championship final win over Galway and what lies in wait against Mayo this weekend.

# roscommon - Friday 21 July, 2017

HSE boss defends the downgrading of Roscommon Hospital

The downgrading of the hospital and the closure of the emergency department polarised the community back in 2011.

# roscommon - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

'A champion in heaven': Tributes paid to teenage boy who drowned in River Shannon

Damola Adetosoye got into difficulty while swimming at Harbour View, Termonbarry in Roscommon.

# roscommon - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Teenage boy drowns after accident at River Shannon harbour RIP

Teenage boy drowns after accident at River Shannon harbour

Emergency services were called shortly after 5pm.

# roscommon - Saturday 20 May, 2017

From The42 'If you want to play for Ireland you have to play in Ireland, and that was a big factor' Roscommon Roots

'If you want to play for Ireland you have to play in Ireland, and that was a big factor'

Denis Buckley has been a star for Connacht but still hasn’t been capped by Ireland.

# roscommon - Sunday 7 May, 2017

'They're just regular young people like us' - Teens scoop top prize for welcome given to Syrian refugees

A group of teenagers in Ballaghaderreen have won a top prize at the Foróige Citizenship Awards for their efforts at welcoming Syrian refugees to their town.

# roscommon - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Roscommon locals crowdfund to get life-size sheep sculpture ready in time for festival

Designed by local sculptor Mark Feeley, the sculpture will be unveiled at the Roscommon Lamb Festival.

# roscommon - Sunday 16 April, 2017

From The42 Tipperary and Longford among those to qualify for league deciders Wrap This post contains videos

Tipperary and Longford among those to qualify for league deciders

Tipperary will meet Wexford in the Division 3 final while Longford and Wicklow will contest the Division 4 decider.

From The42 Camogie league final pairings decided as Cork and Dublin advance Wrap

Camogie league final pairings decided as Cork and Dublin advance

Cork will take on Derry in the Division 2 final while Dublin and Roscommon face each other in the Division 3 decider.

# roscommon - Friday 14 April, 2017

Six Irish heritage sites we should visit this Easter weekend

An award-winning Roscommon heritage hero tells us what heritage sites we should visit this weekend.

'A huge shock': Workers at Roscommon cigar factory facing redundancy

Local TD Michael Fitzmaurice said he is “dismayed” at the news.

# roscommon - Monday 13 March, 2017

Syrian refugees coming to Roscommon will get less than €20-a-week as they await their status

The refugees will be able to claim social welfare if and when they are granted official refugee status.

# roscommon - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Farmer airlifted to hospital following workplace accident

The man is now being treated at Beaumont Hospital.

# roscommon - Monday 6 March, 2017

"Fully vindicated" - Frank Feighan is set to contest the next election for Fine Gael

Feighan had chosen to not contest last year’s general election after spending nine years in Dáil Éireann.

# roscommon - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Man dies after getting into difficulty while kayaking

He was taken to hospital in a critical condition but was pronounced dead yesterday evening.

# roscommon - Saturday 25 February, 2017

From The42 As it happened: Mayo v Roscommon, Allianz Division 1 football league Gaa Match Tracker

As it happened: Mayo v Roscommon, Allianz Division 1 football league

We went minute-by-minute as Stephen Rochford’s Mayo comfortably saw off the Rossies in Castlebar.

# roscommon - Thursday 16 February, 2017

This is the county with the worst broadband access in Ireland

Just over a third of the premises in Roscommon have access to high-speed broadband.

# roscommon - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Why the Roscommon man running the food giant behind Cuisine de France has resigned

Owen Killian announced yesterday that he is stepping down as CEO of Aryzta.

# roscommon - Friday 10 February, 2017

Roscommon town prepares for refugees by building a wall... of welcome

The announcement that the refugees would be arriving has encouraged donations of books and toys.

# roscommon - Saturday 28 January, 2017

GAA clubs are branching out to people who have no interest in sport

It’s hoped that one day every GAA club in the country will be a hub for health and wellbeing.

# roscommon - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

From The42 Four changes for Roscommon's FBD League final against Galway Starting XV

Four changes for Roscommon's FBD League final against Galway

Kevin McStay’s Rossies will be aiming to regain the title they lost to the Tribesmen last season.

# roscommon - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

'Lives are being put at risk': Roscommon Fire Brigade to go on strike as all-out action looms

Siptu said the firefighters are prepared to go on all-out strike if there is no agreement.

# roscommon - Sunday 22 January, 2017

From The42 Andy Moran nets twice in injury time as Mayo defeat Roscommon Comeback

Andy Moran nets twice in injury time as Mayo defeat Roscommon

Despite the defeat, Roscommon still progress to the FBD League final where they face Galway.

# roscommon - Saturday 14 January, 2017

When Syria comes to Roscommon: 'We can't run to Mass, then say 'you're not welcome''

A disused four-star hotel in the Co Roscommon town is to be turned into an integration centre for (mostly Syrian) refugees.

# roscommon - Friday 13 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge Everyone was touched by this Roscommon woman's thoughts on Syrian refugees The Best Of Ireland

# roscommon - Saturday 7 January, 2017

'This is a farce': Anger as TD 'left in the dark over refugee centre'

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice said he hopes the refugees have been well-screened.

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