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News Ireland Roscommon: 2020 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship key dates

Published on: Friday 26 June 2020
2020 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship key dates
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/gaelic-games/hurling/2020-all-ireland-senior-hurling-championship-key-dates-1.4289497

As expected, the Leinster and Munster championships will be played on a knock-out basis but with two All-Ireland qualifier rounds and quarter-finals. The provincial draws will be made on Friday ...

News Ireland Roscommon: Motorists urged to take care after snowfalls in west of Ireland

Published on: Monday 27 January 2020
Motorists urged to take care after snowfalls in west of Ireland
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/motorists-urged-to-take-care-after-snowfalls-in-west-of-ireland-1.4153135

Gardaí have warned motorists to be mindful of hazardous road conditions if driving, with snow falling in some parts of the west of Ireland. Counties including Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo experienced ...

News Ireland Roscommon: This was supposed to be Ireland's climate election – what happened?

Published on: Monday 27 January 2020
This was supposed to be Ireland's climate election – what happened?
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/28/this-was-supposed-to-be-irelands-climate-election-what-happened

Country was among first to declare climate emergency but health and housing take priority at ballot box ...

News Ireland Roscommon: Ryan McMenamin thrilled by fight as Fermanagh trump Roscommon

Published on: Sunday 02 February 2020
Ryan McMenamin thrilled by fight as Fermanagh trump Roscommon
News source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/sport/gaa/ryan-mcmenamin-thrilled-by-fight-as-fermanagh-trump-roscommon-979351.html

However, Conall Jones kicked six second-half points with Roscommon held scoreless for 23 minutes ... “People tell me Fermanagh have no forwards but I'm happy,” added the Tyrone three-time All-Ireland ...

News Ireland Roscommon: Whoever plays Corofin will need to keep Liam Silke on a tight rein

Published on: Tuesday 26 November 2019
Whoever plays Corofin will need to keep Liam Silke on a tight rein
News source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/sport/gaa/whoever-plays-corofin-will-need-to-keep-liam-silke-on-a-tight-rein-966873.html

that the likes of Silke will not be afforded such leverage in an All-Ireland semi-final. After the game last Sunday, Silke outlined how physically taxing their victory over the Roscommon champions ...

News Ireland Roscommon: Bus stop closest public transport option for 93% of population

Published on: Tuesday 26 November 2019
Bus stop closest public transport option for 93% of population
News source: https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2019/1127/1095490-cso-distances/

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that people in Galway, Donegal, Mayo, Leitrim and Roscommon had higher average distances to most everyday services when compared against other counties.

News Ireland Roscommon: Roscommon motion leaves fixtures task force facing another hurdle

Published on: Wednesday 27 November 2019
Roscommon motion leaves fixtures task force facing another hurdle
News source: https://www.independent.ie/sport/gaelic-games/roscommon-motion-leaves-fixtures-task-force-facing-another-hurdle-38733573.html

And Kenoy made similar claims, telling Roscommon clubs that the committee "was a cover to give the appearance ... Michael Verney It's easy to see why Tipperary were so clinical in front of goal this ...

News Ireland Roscommon: €4m National Famine Museum development in Co Roscommon

Published on: Wednesday 23 October 2019
€4m National Famine Museum development in Co Roscommon
News source: https://www.rte.ie/news/connacht/2019/1023/1085192-strokestown-park-house/

The National Famine Museum at Strokestown Park House in Co Roscommon is facing a major revamp with an investment of nearly € ... from experiencing how the ascendancy rose in Ireland from 1620 onwards, ...

News Ireland Roscommon: Why thousands of Poles speak English with a Roscommon accent

Published on: Tuesday 15 October 2019
Why thousands of Poles speak English with a Roscommon accent
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/abroad/why-thousands-of-poles-speak-english-with-a-roscommon-accent-1.4046315

This week we chat to Michael Gannon. He is originally from Roscommon and works as a tour guide in Gdansk, Poland. Why did you leave Ireland in the first place? Ireland in the early 1980s wasn’t the ...

News Ireland Roscommon: Divilly 'not in a position' to chase AFL dream after impressive trial

Published on: Friday 25 October 2019
Divilly 'not in a position' to chase AFL dream after impressive trial
News source: https://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2019/1025/1085601-divilly-not-in-a-position-to-chase-afl-dream/

It seems staggering that no Galway club since Galway Gaels in 1982 has claimed the All-Ireland title. Only Ballinasloe club ... a tough defeat suffered on their own patch in Clonberne Sports Field.

News Ireland Roscommon: Judge to rule on controversial Roscommon eviction case tomorrow

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Judge to rule on controversial Roscommon eviction case tomorrow
News source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/judge-to-rule-on-controversial-roscommon-eviction-case-tomorrow-956323.html

The High Court will rule tomorrow on KBC bank's application for an injunction requiring the family at the centre of a controversial eviction in Co Roscommon to leave their home. KBC seeks an ...

News Ireland Roscommon: Roscommon end 43-year wait for glory

Published on: Wednesday 02 October 2019
Roscommon end 43-year wait for glory
News source: https://www.independent.ie/sport/golf/tee-to-green/roscommon-end-43year-wait-for-glory-38557272.html

Blood pressure levels were dangerously high at Castle Dargan last weekend as Roscommon ended their 43-year wait for an All Ireland pennant with an epic victory in the Fred Daly Trophy. The Connacht ...

News Ireland Roscommon: Kevin McStay: The Pressure Game - his account of life as manager of Roscommon

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Kevin McStay: The Pressure Game - his account of life as manager of Roscommon
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/gaelic-games/gaelic-football/kevin-mcstay-the-pressure-game-his-account-of-life-as-manager-of-roscommon-1.4032951

‘Ahhh . . . come on. ‘I’ve apologised,’ I reminded him. ‘I’ve said I’m sorry’ Roscommon and Donegal players scuffle at half-time during the 2018 All-Ireland Super 8 match at Dr Hyde Park. Photograph: ...

News Ireland Roscommon: Then and now: a story of Ireland told through decades of postcards

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Then and now: a story of Ireland told through decades of postcards
News source: https://www.independent.ie/life/then-and-now-a-story-of-ireland-told-through-decades-of-postcards-38533128.html

When Paul Kelly thinks about his childhood in Los Angeles in the 1960s, it is a memory of his father's visits to his native Ireland that remains indelibly etched in his mind. His father had grown up ...

News Ireland Roscommon: Carty one who got away for Roscommon GAA and Irish soccer

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Carty one who got away for Roscommon GAA and Irish soccer
News source: https://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby-world-cup-2019/2019/0927/1078653-jack-carty-ireland-japan-football-soccer/

Jack Carty's fondness for the oval ball did not go unnoticed by his Roscommon minor team-mates and Niall Kilroy remembers a bit of slagging, all good-natured, of course. Back in 2009, 17-year-old Jack ...

News Ireland Roscommon: Bernard Brogan to be named in Dublin squad for All-Ireland final replay against Kerry

Published on: Thursday 12 September 2019
Bernard Brogan to be named in Dublin squad for All-Ireland final replay against Kerry
News source: https://www.independent.ie/sport/gaelic-games/gaelic-football/bernard-brogan-to-be-named-in-dublin-squad-for-allireland-final-replay-against-kerry-38494198.html

The six-time All-Ireland winner has been a peripheral squad figure since ... surgery to appear as a late blood sub during Dublin's final Super 8s fixture against Roscommon in August of last year.

News Ireland Roscommon: Ex-Miss Grand Ireland claims pageant boss pinched her thigh and stomach and said ‘this needs to go’

Published on: Tuesday 27 August 2019
Ex-Miss Grand Ireland claims pageant boss pinched her thigh and stomach and said ‘this needs to go’
News source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9812463/ex-miss-ireland-claims-boss-pinched-thigh-stomach/

Hollie Funke Hersey, 22, handed back her Miss Grand Ireland crown after she accused Manuel Munares of body shaming her. Hollie, of Roscommon, near Galway, also claims Manuel edited her images ...

News Ireland Roscommon: Protesters block truck outside Roscommon meat plant

Published on: Saturday 31 August 2019
Protesters block truck outside Roscommon meat plant
News source: https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2019/0831/1073022-beef/

Protesters at the Kepak meat factory in Athleague Co Roscommon have blockaded a truck leaving the ... Kildare town when a protester climbed on top of a truck cab. Meat Industry Ireland has said 12 ...