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# Roscommon

# 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.
Last week
12th March 2023 - 18th March 2023
# 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.
This month
March 2023
# 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.
Last month
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.
# Super Smiths
Illness forced playing retirement, now manager for club's first county final in 95 years
Sunday is a huge occasion for Boyle GAA club and the Smith family.
# House Fire
Woman in her 70s dies in Roscommon house fire
The fire happened at a house in Ballaghdereen yesterday evening.
# Grassroots
Galway football semi-final draw made and Boyle reach first county senior final in 95 years
Recent champions Maigh Cuilinn and Mountbellew-Moylough set to meet in the Galway semi-final.
# Rossies
After club success on Saturday, Frankie Dolan lands new Roscommon role for 2023
The attacking great will be a selector with the county U20 team next year.
# Missing Person
Have you seen Darren? Gardaí appeal for help in locating 51-year-old from Roscommon
Darren Greenfield has been missing since Sunday, September 11
# underage game
Roscommon GAA and gardaí looking into incident that led to referee receiving medical attention
The incident occurred during an underage game in Ballyforan.
# Gardaí
Infant boy dies in Roscommon road accident
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward and any road users with video footage.
# tibohine
Man (70s) dies in workplace accident in Roscommon
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
# Courts
Former Garda withdraws High Court appeal against order to destroy his Jack Russell
The dog, called Kim, bit Breid Greene in March as she was walking the Strokestown Famine Trail.
# dublin booked up
Taoiseach says Oireachtas members sleeping in cars due to hotel shortage isn't 'widespread'
A Fianna Fáil senator said that he has had to sleep in his car twice and that other politicians have the same problem.
# Wrap
Roscommon ease into Connacht final after 12-point win in Sligo
Elsewhere, Westmeath saw off Longford to advance to the Leinster semi-finals and Tipperary prevailed in Munster.
# requiem mass
'He was a gift to the world' - Tributes paid to Aidan Moffitt and Michael Snee at their funeral masses
Aidan Moffitt was laid to rest in his native Roscommon while Michael Snee’s funeral mass took place in Sligo.
# Rossies Rule
Stunning late Murtagh goal hands Division 2 title to Roscommon
Galway were unable to complete their second-half comeback mission in Croke Park.
# Teamsheet
No Shane Walsh as Galway name team for league final against Roscommon
Pádraic Joyce rings the changes ahead of Sunday’s Division 2 decider in Croke Park.