Sunday, August 20, 2017

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Leitrim and Longford recorded fewest number of new web addresses so far in 2017

Leitrim and Longford recorded the fewest new internet web addresses in the first half of 2017. New figures released by the Internet domain registry show...

Gardaí appeal for information after Kilkenny stabbing

Gardaí are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in Kilkenny yesterday. The victim in his 20s remains in a critical condition in St....

Mass for victims of Barcelona takes place today

A special mass to remember the victims of the Spanish terror attacks is taking place at the Sagrada Familia Basilica in Barcelona. Members of the...

Cameras rolling as Ballymahon hosts Still Voices film festival

Film fans in the midlands can feast on over 100 short films to be shown in the south Longford town of Ballymahon this weekend. The...
Robbery

Man hospitalised after armed robbery of Laois filling station

A man is being treated in hospital after an armed robbery in County Laois overnight. It happened at about half past midnight, at Emo Filling...
JJ McGirl

Martin McGuinness’ son to deliver oration at John Joe McGirl commemoration event

The annual commemoration to Republican John Joe McGirl will take place in Ballinamore today. McGirl was elected as a Sinn Féin TD for the Sligo-Leitrim...

Shannonside Local Link buses offering free transport to kids to explore their own counties

A special promotion allowing children to travel for free on several local link bus routes in the Shannonside region is continuing until next week. Dozens...
Barcelona

Spanish police hunting for 22-year-old Moroccan involved in Barcelona terror attack

Spanish police hunting for the driver of the van used in the Barcelona attack are focusing their efforts on a 22-year-old Moroccan national. Younes Abouyaaqoub...

Heartbreak for local girls as they fail to make TV section of Rose of...

There has been heartbreak for the local Rose of Tralee contestants from the Shannonside/Northern Sound region in the final selection for next week's televised...

47th Roscommon Agri-show to get underway this morning

One of the most well - known agricultural shows in the Shannonside region gets underway this morning. Thousands of people are expected to attend the...

Sligo defeat Roscommon in All Ireland quarter final

Familiar rivals Sligo and Roscommon faced each other in the TG4 All Ireland Intermediate championship quarter final this afternoon in Pairc Sean MacDhiarmada and...

David Clifford steals the show as Kerry defeat Cavan in All Ireland Minor Semi...

Cavans All Ireland Minor football Championship journey ended at the semi final stage in Croke Park this afternoon as Kerry ran out winners by...

Hat-trick of Hat-tricks for O’Sullivan earns joint record win for Longford

Longford Town equalled their record league victory with a thumping 7-1 win over Athlone Town at the City Calling Stadium last night. The win...

Maura Kenny (née Farrell)

Maura Kenny (née Farrell) Gurteenreevagh, Ballinalee, Co Longford. Saturday, August, 19th peacefully after an illness bravely borne in the tender and loving care of the...

Fr Jim Tighe (Retired Parish Priest Elphin, Co Roscommon)

Fr Jim Tighe (Retired parish priest Elphin, Co Roscommon) Saturday, August, 19th peacefully. Son of the late Thomas and Kathleen Tighe and brother of the late...

Norah Seery (nee Mitchell)

Norah Seery (nee Mitchell) Clonellan, Ballydangan, Athlone and formerly of Menlough, Ballinasloe. Saturday, August, 19th Reposing at her home in Clonellan, Ballydangan tomorrow (Sun) from four...

PODCAST: A Feature interview with Longford Town legend Alan Kirby

Alan Kirby is one of Longford Town FC’s greatest ever soccer players having spent six seasons with the club in two separate spells, between...

Podcast: The History of Ballinamore Athlethics club

Ballinamore Athletic Club catalogue their history on Monday, August 14, in a book called "Maroon Above the Green" written by club founder Padraig Griffin. The...

Podcast: Preview to Longford Marathon 2017

The Pat the Baker Longford Marathon took it’s first step of 2017 when the official launch was held recently. The event is commonly known...