Obituaries: Roscommon


As it Happened: All-Ireland Hurling Final Tracker
Welcome to what was the biggest day of the year on the hurling calendar.
04 September 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
The Munster senior football championship replay was centre stage in today's action.
18 July 2015

As it happened: Saturday Match Tracker
Today saw the last of the All-Ireland SFC qualifiers take place as there were two games to be decided this afternoon.
30 July 2016

As it happened: Saturday Match Tracker
Welcome to what was the busiest Saturday afternoon on the GAA front this year.
09 July 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
There were four games down for decision throughout the course of the day.
18 June 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
All roads led to Croke Park this weekend as the first two of the NFL finals took place.
23 April 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
We're into the height of the GAA season as the games keep coming thick and fast.
25 June 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
This afternoon saw four All-Ireland senior football championship qualifiers take place.
16 July 2016

As it happened: Saturday Match Tracker
There was another busy Saturday ahead of us with games in the All-Ireland SHC and SFC qualifiers as well as an Ulster SFC semi-final replay.
02 July 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
It may be Lá na gClubanna but there was one game on today's fixture list and that is the Allianz NHL Division 1 final replay.
08 May 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Welcome to our latest edition of our live match tracker as we picked up where we left off last night.
05 February 2017

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Round Three of the National Football league continued this afternoon.
26 February 2017

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
It was provincial final day in both Munster and Connacht this afternoon.
10 July 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Today we saw the first of this year's All-Ireland senior hurling championship semi-finals take place.
07 August 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Welcome to what was the final round of fixtures in this year's National Hurling League.
20 March 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
There was action from both the National hurling and football leagues this afternoon.
06 March 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Welcome to what was the second part of our weekend live match tracker as we continued the action in the National Hurling League today.
21 February 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
We had plenty of action this afternoon with three hurling games and a football match down for decision.
05 June 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
One of the busiest days on the GAA calendar descended on us this afternoon.
12 February 2017

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
This weekend was the turn of the small ball code to take centre stage.
20 November 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Football took centre stage this afternoon as we had quarter-finals and semi-finals down for decision in all four provinces.
13 November 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
The last of the penultimate round of the Allianz NFL matches were down for decision this afternoon.
27 March 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
This afternoon saw no fewer than 14 county finals take place around the country.
23 October 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
We're into November and the games are still coming thick and fast as there were another seven down for decision this afternoon.
06 November 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
It was football all the way today and we had no fewer than six games to cover this afternoon.
12 June 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
There were two provincial finals down for decision this afternoon, along with an Ulster SFC semi-final replay.
03 July 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
The remaining matches in round two of the Allianz NHL took place this afternoon.
19 February 2017

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
There was action once again in both codes today as counties continued their battle for supremacy in their respective leagues.
13 March 2016

Beirne, Gerry
There is widespread shock and sadness in the parish following the untimely death of Mr Gerry Beirne formerly of Lisheen, Tulsk and late of Artane in Dublin.
20 February 2007

Beirne, John Joe
The death took place peacefully at his residence of Mr John Joe Beirne, Tyholland, Elphin on Thursday, March 8th 2007 aged 94 years.
20 March 2007

Berrigan, Willie
The death took place on Friday week last at the Sonas Private Nursing Home, Athlone, of Mr Willie Berrigan, Clonark, Athlone.
21 October 2008

Black card rule=more scores
Statistics released by the GAA's Central Competitions Control Committee (CCCC) show that the average number of points scored per game in this year's football championship was 9.5 per cent higher than last year.
02 October 2014

Brady, Coman
The death took place unexpectedly in New York, on Monday, July 20th, of Fr. Coman Valentine Brady Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York and formerly of Main street, Elphin.
11 August 2010

Campbell, Liam
The death has occurred unexpectedly at University College Hospital Galway on Monday August 13th, of Mr Liam Campbell, Church Road, Castlerea.
31 August 2007

Canny, Richard Snr
There was huge sadness in Loughglynn and throughout counties of Roscommon and Galway with the news of the passing of Richard Canny Snr on Tuesday April 26th.
03 May 2011

Carlow proposal to be discussed
Carlow's proposal for a new format to the All-Ireland SFC will be discussed at Central Council later this year.
07 August 2015

Carty, Joey
The community of Donamon is in mourning following the tragic death of a young man in a traffic accident on Sunday evening.
21 July 2010

Carty, Joey
The community of Donamon is in mourning this week following the tragic death of a young man in a traffic accident on Sunday evening.
21 July 2010

Cassidy, John
When news spread of the passing at a comparatively early age of John Cassidy, Curragh West, there was a profound sense of sadness and loss throughout the entire community, and particularly so in footballing circles.
21 May 2013

Championship tweets: "Up the Dubs!!! It's time to celebrate"
The curtain came down on the 2015 inter-county gaelic football season yesterday and the Dubs are celebrating All-Ireland title number 25...
21 September 2015

Championship tweets: The Village celebrates
It's probably safe to assume that there is no shortage of sore heads around the country this morning following yesterday's club final schedule.
20 October 2014

Clarke, Gerry
The death occurred peacefully at Castlebar Hospital on September 25th of Mr Gerry Clarke, Pound Street.
14 October 2008

Cleary, Jack
There was a widespread regret in Castlerea on Saturday, March 8th at the news of the death of Mr Jack (Jackie) Cleary, Knockroe, Castlerea, which took place at Renmore Hospital, Galway.
18 March 2008

Competition: win two All-Ireland hurling final tickets
We have two tickets to give away for the All-Ireland hurling finals on Sunday 4 September.
23 August 2016

Conlon, Gerard
The St. Ronan’s club has been hit with the loss of another of its founder members.
08 January 2008

Connaughton, Broddie
It came as a great shock to me when I learned during the week of the death of former Athleague and county hurler, Broddie Connaughton. I hadn’t been aware of his recent illness. The last time I met his was a few years ago at the funeral in Sligo of his uncle, Michael Cunningham, R.I.P.
31 July 2003

Connaughton, Patrick (Pat)
The death took place on December 28th of Mr Patrick Connaughton (Pat) of Ballinpark, Bunclody, County Wexford, after a short illness and formerly from Corboley, Knockcroghery.
22 January 2013

Connelly, Frank
The death occurred at St Vincent's Private Hospital, Dublin on Monday, May 9th of Mr John Connelly, Cloontrask, Castlerea, aged sixty years.
17 May 2011

Conroy, Dillon
The death occurred, after a short illness on December 23rd of Mr Dillon Conroy, St Patrick Street, Castlerea. Dillon was a kind person and a good neighbour.
10 January 2012

Cormican, Seamus
A deep sadness descended on the parish of Athleague when news came of the death of Mr Seamus Cormican, a much loved and highly regarded member of the community.
09 November 2005

Coyle, Patrick Joseph (PJ)
The death took place at Beaumount Hospital, Dublin of Mr Patrick Joseph (P.J.) Coyle, Lysterfield, Curraghboy.
11 December 2007

Craven, John Joe
The death took place on December 21st at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, of one of the most senior citizens in the parish of St. John's.
15 January 2013

Cullinan, Frank
The death occurred at the County Hospital Roscommon on Thursday, October 7th of Mr Frank Cullinan, Lisannay, Castlerea.
12 October 2010

Cunniffe, Bernard
The death took place at Roscommon County Hospital of Mr Bernard Cunniffe, Fortfield House, Cappalisheen, Kiltoom, Athlone.
26 June 2007

Cunningham, Michael
The death has taken place at his home of Mr Michael Cunningham, Bridge House, Newbridge.
30 June 2004

Donnelly, Malachy
The death took place at Roscommon County Hospital of Mr Malachy Donnelly, Rahara. Aged 85, deceased was a member of a very well known and long established Rahara farming family. Of a caring an affable disposition, he was a very progressive dry-stock farmer and had been associated with many sporting and community activities in his native Parish throughout his life.
30 May 2006

Donnelly, Paddy
The death took place at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe of Mr Paddy Donnelly, St Jude’s, Bonavalley, Athlone who was one of the foremost GAA activists within the St. Brigid’s GAA Club extending over five decades.
30 August 2003

Donoghue, John
The death took place on Monday last at University College Hospital, Galway, of Mr John Donoghue, Skyvalley, Taughmaconnell.
04 June 2013

Donoghue, Kathleen
The death took place on Monday of last week at Portincula Hospital, Ballinasloe of Mrs Kathleen Donoghue, Skyvalley, Taughmaconnell.
21 January 2012

Donohoe, Mike
It was with deep sadness and regret that officers and members of St. Aidan's GAA club learned of the death of Mike Donohoe.
31 December 2013

Doolan, Michael
Mr Michael Doolan, the Derries, Bonnavalley, Athlone, who died suddenly on Thursday week last,
12 April 2011

Downes, Paddy
The death occurred at Roscommon County Hospital on Thursday, September 15th of Mr Paddy Downes, 5 Church Road, Castlerea.
27 September 2011

Duffy, Martin
The parish of Knockcroghery, St. John's and surrounding areas were plunged into shock and sadness when the news broke of the sudden and unexpected death of one of its best known parishioners
08 March 2011

Duffy: derogatory comments will now be dealt with
Paraic Duffy says disciplinary committees are "far more likely" to enforce the GAA's new ruling regarding derogatory comments from managers.
04 November 2014

Egan, Thomas
The Roscommon town community is still coming to terms with the tragic and accidental death of a very young local man who died in the River Shannon in Athlone at 3am on Sunday December 7th.
18 December 2003

Egan, Tom
The club was saddened by the death of founding club member Tom Egan during the week.
27 September 2011

Fallon, Paul
The death took place on Thursday week last at St. James's Hospital, Dublin of Mr Paul Fallon, Fernely Court, Long Lane, Dublin and formerly of Ballyglass, Dysart.
05 July 2011

Fayne, Michael
With deep sadness everyone associated with St. Brigid's GAA Club learned of the passing of Michael Fayne, The Berries, Kiltoom on January 12th following a short illness.
26 January 2010

Finnegan, Sean
The community of Athleague and further afield are mourning the sudden and untimely death of Sean Finnegan (55), who passed away.
06 August 2003

Finneran, Paddy
The death took place on Thursday week last at Tearmainn Bhride nursing home, Brideswell, of Mr Paddy Finneran, who was one of South Roscommon's best known and most respected senior citizens
31 January 2012

Finneran, Paddy
A huge crowd attended the funeral Mass for the late Paddy Finneran in St. Ronan's Church, Taughmaconnell on Saturday last. He was grandfather of present county midfielder Michael.
24 January 2012

Flanagan, Tony
The death occurred peacefully, at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, on Friday, November 8th, of Mr Tony Flanagan, Baslic, Castlerea.
26 November 2013

Flynn, Sean
The death occurred at Tallaght Hospital, Dublin last week of Mr Sean Flynn, Hillcrest, Lucan, County Dublin and formerly of Alderford, Ballyfarnon.
04 May 2011

Flynn, Sean
The death occurred at Tallaght Hospital, Dublin last week of Mr Sean Flynn, Hillcrest, Lucan, County Dublin and formerly of Alderford, Ballyfarnon.
04 May 2011

Former GAA President Joe McDonagh dies
It was great sadness that we learned of the passing of former GAA President Joe McDonagh yesterday evening following a short illness.
21 May 2016

GAA President Elect chosen
Dublin's John Horan has been voted in as President-Elect of the GAA tonight at the Annual Congress in Croke Park.
24 February 2017

GAA propose to scrap All-Ireland SFC quarter-finals and introduce group stage
The GAA have announced proposed changes to the All-Ireland senior football championship - including plans to scrap the competition's quarter-finals.
04 August 2016

GAA/Basketball crossover programme
For many years, GAA players have turned to soccer and rugby to keep up their fitness levels over the winter, but they are now finding that basketball is of more benefit to them during the off-season.
23 September 2015

Gallagher, Thomas
The death took place at Tullamore General Hospital of Mr Thomas Gallagher, Upper Curramore, Kiltoom.
30 August 2007

Gardai urge clubs to be more vigilant
A Garda Sergeant has warned GAA clubs to be extra vigilant when moving money like gate receipts as there is no doubt that they are being watched.
15 April 2016

Gavin, Eamon
The death took place on Friday week last at Tullamore General Hospital of Mr Eamon Gavin, Curramore, Kiltoom, who was one of the foremost community activists in Kiltoom parish for many years.
18 March 2008

Gaynor, Hugh
The death occurred on Wednesday, April 11th 2007 of Hugh (Hughie) Gaynor of Knockroe, Castlerea.
17 April 2007

Get your diary out: the 2015 GAA Master fixture list for intercounty games
The GAA have released the master fixture list for 2015.
12 November 2014

Gibbons, Dr. Hugh
A true gentleman of politics was laid to rest as hundreds turned out to pay their respects to the late Dr Hugh Gibbons.
30 November 2007

Gill, Ray
There is widespread shock and sadness in the parish of Tulsk following the untimely and tragic death of Ray Gill.
21 December 2005

Glancy, John
The parish of Aughrim and Kilmore and surrounding areas were thrown into shock and disbelief on Saturday morning, April 17th when news of the sad and sudden death of John Glancy of the Curries became known. John or 'Johnny G' ad his friends knew him, had no enemies, in this world.
27 April 2010

Goggins, Billy
I was saddened to hear of the death of my life long friend, Mr Billy Goggins, which occurred at the residence Rampark, Castlerea, on Saturday, January 30th.
09 March 2010

Golden, Vin
The death was announced of Vin Golden on Tuesday January 14 in Worthing East Sussex.
25 January 2003

Greene, Frank
The death took place on Monday week last, June 25th of Mr Frank Greene, Cushla, Monksland, who was a native of Churchpark, Taughmaconnell. He had been in ill health for three years and he bore his final illness with characteristic dignity and fortitude. A member of a very well known Taughmaconnell family, the deceased was widely known throughout the midlands due to his work role for many years as an AI technician with the North Western Cattle Breeders Society.
10 July 2012

Greene, Frank
The death took place on Monday week last, June 25th of Mr Frank Greene, Cushla, Monksland, who was a native of Churchpark, Taughmaconnell. He had been in ill health for three years and he bore his illness with characteristic dignity and fortitude. A member of a very well known Taughmaconnell family, the deceased was widely known throughout the midlands due to his work role for many years as an AI technician with the North Western Cattle Breeders Society.
10 July 2012

Hanly, Josie
The death took place on October 4th, 2006, at St Patrick’s Hospital. Carrick-on-Shannon of Mr Joseph (Josie) Hanly, Gardenstown, Carrick-on-Shannon.
10 October 2006

Hanmore, Michael
The death occurred suddenly on Wednesday last of Mr Michael Hamnore, Harristown, Castlerea. He was predeceased by his parents, Jack and Mary Ellen, brothers Pat and Pete
20 May 2008

Harney, Thomas
The death took place on Monday, January 20th at St Vincent's Hospital, Athlone, of Mr Thomas Harney, Curraghaleen, Beelnamullia. Aged 79, deceased had been in ill health for some time.
04 February 2014

Harney, Tommy
Mr Tommy Harney, Creggane, Cornafulla, Athlone, who died suddenly on Tuesday, April 17th at University College Hospital, Galway, was one of South Roscommon's foremost community activists extended over four decades.
01 May 2012

Harney, Tommy
Mr Tommy Harney, Creggane, Cornafulla, Athlone, who died suddenly on Tuesday, April 17th at University College Hospital, Galway, was one of South Roscommon's foremost community activists extended over four decades.
12 March 2013

Heavey, Philip
The death took place suddenly at his residence on Sunday, March 19th, 2006, of Mr Philip Heavey, Castlestrange, Athleague. Beloved husband of Nellie (nee Connaughton).
28 March 2006

Henry, Austin
The death occurred of Mr Austin Henry, Tooreen at the advanced age of 90 years.
28 March 2006

Henry, Jim
The local GAA world is in mourning following the death of one of North Roscommon’s greatest ever servants. Jim Henry, who served as St. Michael’s secretary for nearly 50 years and was the current treasurer of the Northern GAA Board, passed away.

14 September 2005

Higgins, John (Gerry)
The death occurred suddenly at The Good Hope Hospital, Birmingham on April 14th of Mr John (Gerry) Higgins, formerly of Cloontrask, Castlerea. Gerry, as he was better known, left Castlerea in the early 1950s before emigrating
19 May 2009

Hoare, Mick
There was widespread shock and sadness in Roscommon town and over a wide area at the death of Mick Hoare of Henry Street, Roscommon.
21 April 2009

Hoare, Pakie
Handball followers were saddened to hear of the death of Pakie Hoare. For decades, he was one of the leading figures in handball circles in Roscommon town, the county and indeed nationwide.
25 April 2006

Horan, John
County mourns young GAA star
30 October 2004

Hunt, Seamus
Mr Seamus Hunt, Antogher Road, Roscommon, whose death occurred recently, was Chief Agricultural Officer for County Roscommon from 1963 until his retirement in 1984.
01 July 2008

Hynes, Danny
The parish of Tulsk was deeply shocked and saddened following the untimely death of Mr Danny Hynes of Shroove, Tulsk.
30 October 2007

Hynes, Martin 'Atty'
The death took place on July 29th at University College Hospital, Galway, following a short illness, of Mr Martin 'Atty' Hynes, Convent Road, Elphin.
20 August 2013

Inter-provincials 'in a coma'
Connacht manager John Tobin believes that Croke Park must make a decision on the future of the inter-provincials as they are 'in a coma'.
22 December 2016

Introduction of new playing rules deferred
At the recent GAA Congress, a number of changes were made to the playing rules of football and hurling, including the introduction of the 'one-on-one penalty' and advantage rule in hurling.
23 March 2015

Kavanagh highlights CPA role
CPA Executive Member Derek Kavanagh believes that making players aware of their cause is their main focus at the moment.
20 January 2017

Keavney, James
The unexpected death of Mr. James Keavney, Castletennison Demesne, Ballyfarnon, which occurred last week, was heard of with deep sadness, shock and regret over a wide area. James played at all levels with St. Ronan's GAA Club for many years and was a member of the Roscommon junior team in the Connacht Junior Final in 1997.
14 August 2012

Keegan, Seamus
The death of Ballymore club President Seamus Keegan brought sadness to the communities of Ballymore and Ballintubber.
20 March 2007

Kelly, Brian
Mr. Brian Kelly, who died at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe following a long illness, was a founder member of the Psychiatric Nurses’ Association of Ireland Union and a former vice-chairman of Roscommon County Council.
03 November 2006

Kelly, Brian
The death took place at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe of Mr Brian Kelly, Thomastown, Athlone, who was a Fianna Fail member of Roscommon County Council in the South Roscommon electoral area from 1967 to 1979. A native of Creagh, he was a psychiatric nurse by profession and was associated with the political, business and sporting life of his residential catchment for many years.
14 November 2006

Kelly, J.J.
The sudden death, after a short illness, of John Joe Kelly, Creeveroe, Newbridge has shocked and saddened the entire community.
17 August 2005

Kelly, James
The death occurred at Drumderrig Nursing Home, Boyle, after a brief illness, of Mr James (Jimmy) Kelly, Newtown, Cootehall, Boyle. Deceased, who was in his 97th year, was a well known member of the farming community. He was a staunch GAA supporter and was an official of St. Michael’s GAA club for many years.
20 June 2006

Kelly, Máirtín
The death took place last week in England of Mr. Máirtín Kelly, Bushey, Hertfordshire and formally Polredmond, Williamstown.
09 October 2012

Kelly, Maureen
Dr. Maureen was a sister of Gerry O’Malley. Her late husband, Frank Kelly was an outstanding Roscommon footballer in the 1950’s.
30 June 2003

Kelly, Michael
The death occurred at Wallsgrave Hospital, Coventry, England on March 29th of Mr Michael Kelly, formerly of Longford House, Castlerea.
22 April 2008

Kenny, Peader
The death took place at the County Hospital Roscommon of Mr Peader Kenny, Stonepark, Rosommon and formerly of Glinsk.
24 August 2005

Kerins, Donal
The death occurred recently of Strokestown businessman and GAA activist, Mr Donal Kerins
22 April 2008

Kilcrann, Tommy
Tommy Kilcrann, RIP: The club lost yet another great supporter last weekend as it bid farewell to Tommy Kilcrann who passed away after a very short illness.
24 January 2012

Kilroy, Mattie
It was with profound sorrow and deep regret that Tremane Club members learned of the death of former great Mattie Kilroy RIP.
08 January 2008

Lally, Tom
The death occurred on January 28th, 2007 in Chicago of Tom Lally, a native of Mount Delvin, Cloonfad. Tom was well-known among the Irish community in Chicago and was regarded as ’Roscommon’s number one supporter’ in the city.

20 February 2007

Larkin, Patsy
Mr Patrick Larkin, Loughglynn, Castlerea died peacefully after a short illness on Thursday May 22nd last at the County Hospital in Roscommon.
03 June 2008

Lavin, Andy
The death occurred at Abbey Haven Nursing Home, Boyle on Saturday last of Mr Andy Lavin, Ballyfarnon and formerly of M/S W.H Lynn, Ballyfarnon.
21 May 2013

Live: Sunday Match Tracker
It may be the October Bank Holiday weekend, but there was still plenty of GAA action around the country this afternoon.
30 October 2016

Lohan, Tom
The village of Glinsk on the Galway-Roscommon border came to a silent standstill. The community, both young and old, gathered to bid a fond farewell to a young man who was loved and respected by all who had been privileged to have numbered him as one of their friends.
21 December 2005

Mahon, Thomas
The club was deeply saddened this week by the passing of Thomas Mahon.
17 January 2012

Mahon, Thomas
Mr Thomas Mahon, Rathra, Tibohine, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, January 14th last.
24 January 2012

Mannion, Patrick (Paddy)
Patrick (Paddy) Mannion, late of Monread Heights, Naas, County Kildare and Ardkeel, Roscommon passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 16th at his residence, surrounded by his loving wife Mary and family.
16 October 2012

McDermott, John
The death took place at the County Hospital, Roscommon of Mr John (Jack) McDermott, Ballymurray, Roscommon.
05 February 2008

McGann, Aidan
Aidan McGann formerly of Aughavinane, Bell Harbour, Clare and late of Ballinasloe, Roscommon who died on Saturday April 11th represented everything a GAA m
05 May 2009

McGovern, Frank
Readers of this column who were students in Summerhill College, Sligo, in the early 1950’s will remember Brother Frank McGovern.
22 January 2008

McGowan, John
There was wide spread sadness at the death, after a long illness, at University College Hospital Galway of John McGowan, Deerpark, Boyle.
29 August 2006

McGowan, John
There was wide spread sadness at the death, after a long illness, at University College Hospital Galway of John McGowan, Deerpark, Boyle.
29 August 2006

McHugh, Pauline
The death took place at the Mater Hospital, Dublin of Mrs Pauline McHugh, Grangegibbon, Kilbeggan, who was the former Miss Pauline Mannion of the Hill of Berries, Kiltoom.
21 November 2006

McLoughlin, Peter
The death took place last week of Mr Peter McLoughlin, Brierfort (and formerly Islands). His remains were removed to St. Therese's Church, Williamstown on Monday evening and following the Funeral Mass on Tuesday, burial took place in Kildaree Cemetery
12 April 2011

McManus, Thomas
The death took place on Saturday week last in Boston of Mr Thomas (Tom) McManus, Milton, Boston and formerly of Nure, Cornafulla.
05 July 2011

Mitchell, Thomas
The death took place at University College Hospital Galway of Mr Thomas Mitchell, Spiddal and late of Dereen, Ballyforan.
23 November 2005

Moore, Paddy
Mr Paddy Moore, Riverside Place, Athlone, who died at Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe, on Saturday last, July 20th, was a Fine Gael member of Roscommon County Council from 1991 until 1999.
30 July 2013

Morgan, Martin
The funeral took place of the late Mr Martin Morgan, Ballintubber, whose death occurred at Roscommon County Hospital. Martin was a great community activist and was involved in all sectors of local life be it politics, sport or Tidy Towns.
23 December 2006

Moriarty, Eddie
Those who remember the 1950’s and especially those who followed the Mayo team in those years will have fond memories of one, Eddie Moriarity, recognisably by his ’crew-cut’ but more importantly as a skilful and tenacious defender for Mayo.
04 September 2007

Mulligan, Patrick
The death took place on Wednesday week last at his residence of Mr Patrick (Pake) Mulligan, Funshinagh, Four Roads.
06 December 2011

Mulryan, Donal
The recent death of Mr Donal Mulryan, Castleknock, Dublin (and formerly Williamstown) evoked much sadness among those who knew him.
01 May 2012

Mulryan, Donal
The recent death of Mr Donal Mulryan, Castleknock, Dublin (and formerly Williamstown) evoked much sadness among those who knew him.
01 May 2012

Murray , Jimmy
Jimmy Murray was carried shoulder high for the final time to the local cemetery adjacent to St Dominic’s GAA pitch. Supporters, friends and neighbours turned out in force to celebrate the life of the county’s most famous GAA some at his funeral Mass in Knockcroghery.
30 January 2007

Murray, Christy
I was shocked to learn in a letter from Colm O’Callaghan during the week of the death of Christy Murray from Ballintubber. Christy was a member of the 1941 All-Ireland minor winning team.
29 November 2003

Murray, Jimmy (contd)
Former Roscommon player, Dermot Earley. addressed the huge crowd at the graveside of Jimmy Murray. He recalled how well Roscommon’s All-Ireland senior winning captain was so well-known around Ireland.
30 January 2007

Murray, John
The death took place suddenly on Friday week last at his residence of Mr John Murray, Cranberry, Ballydangan
13 May 2008

Murray, Johnny
It was with great sadness that the members of Padraig Pearses learned of the death of former star footballer Johnny Murray.
28 September 2005

Murray, Martin
Great sadness fell over the Fuerty and surrounding areas with the passing of Martin Murray Snr. of Castlestrange.
01 May 2007

Murray, Oliver
The Murray family, Knockcroghery have been bereaved by the death of their uncle, Mr Oliver Murray (Ollie) of Belleen, Nenagh who passed away peacefully at Nenagh Manor Nursing Home on December 5th where he had been a patient for some time.
17 December 2013

Murray, Phelim
A legend in every sense of the word of Roscommon football was laid to rest. Phelim Murray, a key figure of the 1943 and 1944 All-Ireland senior football successes, took ill and died at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin.
30 June 2005

Murray, Tom
Late Mr Tom Murray
02 November 2010

Murray, Tom
The death took place at University College Hospital, Galway, of Mr Tom Murray, Culliagh, Ballinasloe, County Roscommon.
02 November 2010

Neary, Noel
Noel Played for Ballinameen during the 1970s and was a great character. All games the club were involved in last weekend were postponed as a mark of respect.
02 November 2005

Nolan, David
The death took place last week after a long illness in the loving care of his wife Mary and family of Mr David Nolan, Market Square, Ballygar. His untimely death at age 53 had shocked and saddened the whole community.
26 February 2006

Nolan, Stephen
The Gaelic football community in Roscommon is mourning the death of Western Gaels player Stephen Nolan who was fatally injured in a car accident.
19 June 2007

O’Dwyer, Rev. Br. P.H.
The death took place on December 12th, 2005, in St. Patrick’s Nursing Home, Baldoyle, of Br. P. H. O’Dwyer.
24 February 2006

O' Beirne, Tommy
The death took place on April 26th last in London of Mr Tommie O' Beirne, late of Carnagh in the parish of St John's, after an illness bravely borne.
15 May 2012

O'Neill, Ken
The death took place at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe on January 16th of Mr Ken (Kenneth) O'Neill, Summerhill, Athlone.
31 January 2012

O'Rourke taken to task on twitter
Colm O'Rourke's Sunday Independent column ruffled quite a few feathers on social media yesterday.
20 October 2014

One Kerry player on 2014 International Rules squad
David Moran is All-Ireland champions Kerry's sole representative on the International Rules squad, which has been named this morning.
28 October 2014

Pettit, Eugene
The death took place on Sunday May 19th of Mr Eugene Pettit, Ard Brae Park, Baylough, Athlone and formerly of St. Coman's Park, Athlone, County Roscommon.
28 May 2013

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15 August 2016

Reynolds, Pat
Roscommon GAA is mourning the death of Pat Reynolds, former Roscommon goalkeeper on the All-Ireland U-21 winning team of 1966, writes Ian Cooney.
22 December 2007

Scahill, Gerry
It was with great sadness I learned of the death of my great friend Gerry Scahill, Palmerstown, Dublin and Kilmurray, Castlerea County Roscommon which took place at Lucan Lodge Nursing home on April 9th, 2006.
27 June 2006

Scally, Joseph
The death took place at St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin of Mr Joseph (Joe) Scally, Curramore, Kiltoom
08 January 2008

Tansey, Benny
There was sad news for followers of Roscommon GAA this week when it emerged that Benny Tansey, a native of Ballyforan and former footballer and hurler, has passed away.
29 March 2011

Tansey, Brian
It is often said that God takes those whom he loves most, and this is certainly the case when he called Brain Tansey, Cloverhill, Ballaghaderreen to his home in Heaven on July 6th, 2006.
18 July 2006

Tansey, Brian
Brian Tansey gave his life to helping others, especially the youth in whom he continually instilled a love of sport and knowledge of the skills of several sporting disciplines.
03 June 2008

Tumulty, Tom
The death took place of Mr Tom Tumulty, Tanvey, Ballydangan, who was one of the best known senior citizens resident in Moore Parish.
31 May 2005

Walsh, Michael
The death took place on Friday week last at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinsloe of Mr Michael Walsh, Curnaseer, Kiltoom, Athlone, who was one of Kiltoom’s best known senior citizens.
22 August 2006

Ward, Mr Edward (Ned)
There was a deep sense of sadness when the news broke of the death of Mr Edward (Ned) Ward of Scregg, Knockcroghery, who passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 27th at his home in Scregg in the loving care of his wife, Annie; sons, Con and Aidan and extended family.
19 November 2013

Watson, David
The death took place suddenly at Beaumount Hospital, Dublin of Mr David (Dave) Watson, Inglewood Drive, Clonsilla, Dublin and formerly of Culleen, Knockcroghery. Aged 53, deceased was a Civil Servant with Dublin County Council and he was very well known in GAA circles in Dublin and his native Co Roscommon, having played both club and county football at minor and senior level in the seventies.
31 December 2006

Wynne, John
It was with great sadness, that the people of Roscommon and surrounding areas heard of the death of Mr John Wynne. John passed away on May 10th, 2006, under the loving care of the staff of St. Joseph’s ward, Sacred Heart Church, Roscommon, followed by his burial in St. Coman’s Cemetery.
03 May 2006