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# Roscommon

Last week
28th May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
# Courts
Three men guilty of multiple charges over 2018 attack on security guards at Roscommon farmhouse
A group of around 30 armed men smashed their way into the house in Strokestown, which had recently been repossessed.
# All Square
Late drama as Dublin and Roscommon share the spoils in Croker clash
Donie Smith’s 74th-minute free-kick secured a draw for the Rossies in Group 3 of the All-Ireland football series.
Last month
May 2023
# kilglass
Gardaí investigating after woman's body discovered at residence in Roscommon
The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination.
How do Roscommon tackle the Dubs?
Roscommon have suffered a lot against Dublin in recent years.
# Ballaghaderreen
Woman (50s) killed after being struck by a car in Co Roscommon
The incident happened on the N5 at Tibohine at around 10.40am.
April 2023
# Roscommon
Security guard of Roscommon repossessed home says he was cut with a blade during alleged attack
The court heard a group of approximately 30 armed men arrived at a repossessed Roscommon property and attacked four of the security guards.
# Connacht semi-final
Damien Comer stars as Galway edge tense battle with Roscommon
Tribesmen advance to Connacht final with Sligo.
# Arthur James O'Dea
Gaelic football needs innovators and realists who seek to upend traditional powers
Why should the game’s challengers play to the strengths of those that are already strongest?
# changing of the guards
Arthur O'Dea: The past is a different county
New York, Roscommon and Limerick are showing that what happened before has no bearing on today.
# Rise again
After Connacht setback, Mayo to come back as a different beast
Regroup and go again, that’s all Kevin McStay’s side can do.
# Roscommon
'You have to enjoy this... We can't wait for Galway!'
Burke in high spirits as Rossies advance to home semi-final
# Match Report
Roscommon shock Mayo in Castlebar smash and grab
Smith brothers net goals as Rossies invade MacHale Park.
# Kevin McStay
'I would sense that Mayo has always been the dream job for him'
Basketball background shaped McStay and McHale as they begin a Mayo summer.
# Cillian O'Connor
Cillian O'Connor included in Mayo squad for Connacht opener
Strong side named by Kevin McStay for Roscommon’s visit to Castlebar.
March 2023
# Circuit Criminal Court
Security guard tells Roscommon eviction trial he was 'hit with batons' during alleged attack
Four men are accused of taking part in an attack on the repossessed farm outside Strokestown, Co Roscommon in 2018.
# home comforts
Early Clifford goal paves way for Kerry win over Roscommon
Three points was the winning margin in Tralee.
# Circuit Criminal Court
Security guard expected to find 'charred dead bodies' at scene of alleged Roscommon farm attack
Four men are accused of taking part in an attack on the repossessed farm outside Strokestown, Co Roscommon in 2018.
# Circuit Criminal Court
Garda witness denies error compromised preservation of scene after alleged Roscommon farm attack
Four men are accused of taking part in an attack on the repossessed farm outside Strokestown, Co Roscommon over five years ago.
# stephen silver
Stephen Silver found guilty of the capital murder of Garda Colm Horkan in June 2020
Silver had pleaded not guilty to the capital murder of Garda Colm Horkan in June 2020.
# Courts
Roscommon eviction trial hears farm repossession was 'like something out of the wild west'
Four men are accused of taking part in an attack on the farm five days after it was repossessed.
# Courts
Jury in Roscommon farm attack trial shown bodycam footage of farmhouse eviction
Four men allegedly attacked the farmhouse with chains, baseball bats and a hurley.
February 2023
# Court
Security guard tells jury he was forced to eat guard dog faeces after Roscommon repossession
The man was allegedly attacked by a large group of men with chains, pickaxe handles and a meat cleaver at a repossessed farmhouse.
# Round-Up
Monaghan end Rossies' run as Derry and Louth pick up away victories
Monaghan overcame Roscommon in Clones, while Derry and Louth defeated Kildare and Meath respectively in Division 2.
# stephen silver
Garda murder accused denies 'inventing' claims woman was in MI6 in order to 'bolster' his case
Silver denied he had made up the beliefs that a woman he was with on the day Garda Colm Horkan was killled was in MI6.
# strokestown
Four men go on trial over 'sustained and brutal' attack on security personnel in Roscommon
Security personnel were guarding a repossessed house near Strokestown on 16 December, 2018 when the attack happened.
# Allianz Leagues
Kerry's young guns, depleted Galway, and Meath barometer: Football League talking points
Ahead of the third round of games in the Allianz Football League, we ponder the main talking points.
# Time to say goodbye
Denis Naughten says he is leaving politics to try his hand at 'something different'
The TD said that he doesn’t have a new gig lined up.
# Exit
Roscommon hurling management step down due to player commitment issue
Clare native Francis O’Halloran had been in charge since late 2021, steering the Rossies to the Nickey Rackard Cup final last year.
# Injury blow
Damien Comer stretchered off as Rossies continue perfect start with Galway scalp
Roscommon scored the final five points to snatch a dramatic win as Davy Burke’s dream start continues.
This year
# The Green And Red
Mayo hold off Roscommon in low-scoring clash to lift first FBD trophy in ten years
Substitute Cillian O’Connor hit two late points to help his side to victory.
# Team news
Roscommon and Cork ring the changes for tonight's pre-season provincial deciders
Davy Burke’s Rossies face Mayo, while Limerick are the Rebels’ opposition.
# factcheck
Debunked: No evidence Ballaghaderreen doctors ‘only see Syrians and Ukrainians’ on Mondays
The National Party candidate who made the claim would not provide verifiable details
Last year
# John Joseph Gill
'Last opportunity' appeal launched to find family of Irishman who recently died in England
John Joseph Gill died in Birmingham on 25 November.
# Castlerea
Man (50s) dead after car crash in Co Roscommon
Gardaí are appealing to any person who may have witnessed this incident to contact them.
# Colin Compton
Commutes from Dundalk and Dublin, ending a 20-year club wait for senior football glory
Newly-crowned Roscommon champions Strokestown arevback competing in Connacht.
# colm horkan
Jury begin deliberations in Stephen Silver murder trial
Silver (46) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan on 17 June 2020.
Delaney joins Kilkenny U20 management, Roscommon lose key midfielder for 2023
JJ Delaney has joined new manager Mark Dowling with the Cats.
# colm horkan
Garda Colm Horkan helped to have man accused of his murder admitted to psychiatric unit in 2003
Due to Stephen Silver’s behaviour, it was deemed appropriate to admit him to the local psychiatric unit, the court heard.
# colm horkan
Psychiatrist who assessed Garda murder accused found 'no evidence of acute mental illness'
He had assessed garda murder accused Stephen Silver hours after the shooting of Garda Colm Horkan.
# last gasp
Lavin the hero as late winner secures Strokestown first county title in 20 years
Three minutes after coming on for his first appearance of the season, Lavin scored.