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The last hero: Remembering Liam Gilmartin

The last hero: Remembering Liam Gilmar…

March 7, 2019 by Tony Conboy

  ‘I found the real reason for living WAS football’ – Liam Gilmartin    Liam Gilmartin, the last member of the great double All-Ireland winning...

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All eyes on Seamus…

All eyes on Seamus…

March 7, 2019 by Paul Healy

    Will he or won’t he? Local political observers – not least intending candidates – are waiting with great interest to see whether or not well-known Roscommon GAA...

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Gerry confirms he will seek FG nomination

Gerry confirms he will seek FG nominat…

March 7, 2019 by Paul Healy

      Well-known auctioneer and community figure Gerry Coffey confirmed to the Roscommon People on Wednesday evening that he will be seeking a nomination to run for...

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Lifestyle

Aidan’s memories of rugby’s origins in Roscommon

Aidan’s memories of rugby’s origins in Roscommon

    Well-known Roscommon town businessman, Aidan Farrell, is very involved in rugby in both Creggs and CBS. He is also on the executive of the Connacht Schools Rugby Branch and his...

Sport

CBS underdogs set their sights on history

CBS underdogs set their sights on history

      Top Oil Connacht Senior Rugby Cup Final on Wednesday, March 13th at The Sportsground,  Galway at 4 pm Garbally College, Ballinasloe v Roscommon CBS   For Roscommon CBS to be in a Connacht...

Property

Property Partners Earley’s Sale of the Week

Property Partners Earley’s Sale of the Week

      David Diffley (MIPAV, TRV) of Property Partners Earley, Roscommon is this week pleased to advise that he sold a quality three-bedroomed detached two-storey residence located at 5, Carnadoe Forest, Rooskey...

Farming

We need a ‘Kerrygold’ brand for our beef

We need a ‘Kerrygold’ brand for our beef

      Deputy Denis Naughten has called for a ‘Kerrygold type’ brand approach on Irish beef. Speaking on the emergency Brexit law in the Dáil last week, Denis Naughten called for the...

Frankly Speaking

‘Super’ memories of good old days…and a present-day trip…

        It’s hard to believe it now, but once upon a time we lived in a society which had no Lidls or Aldis or any other type of supermarkets.   As...

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From the kitchen table

We had 48 hours to bite the Big Apple…

          From mild to wild, from food experiences that range from hot dog stands, artisan epicurean markets, and pizza and burger joints to fine dining that’s so outrageously expensive, I warn...

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Paul Healy's Week

Closed premises, ballboys and Lovely Leitrim...

    The other day… That little premises used to be open – but now it’s closed.   I noticed it the other day, another quiet and silent and dignified addition to the ‘boarded...

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Roscommon