Sunday, August 20, 2017

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Local

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital following serious crash in Leitrim

Gardaí in Leitrim are investigating a two vehicle road traffic collision involving a motorcycle and a car. The incident occurred at Faulties, Dromod, Co Leitrim...
Web

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...

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...
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...

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...
Goldwing

Up to 400 ‘Goldwing’ motorbikes to arrive in Leitrim tonight

Motorbike enthusiasts in Leitrim are in for a treat tonight with up to 400 Goldwing bikes from across Europe travelling in a special “parade...
Pieta House

New Athlone Pieta House office to be open by early October

It's hoped a new Pieta house centre in Athlone will be fully operational by the beginning of October. Work is continuing on refurbishing and upgrading...

REVEALED: Lidl releases contract for sale of Carrick store

Lidl has signed a contract with a local businessman for the sale of its current store in Carrick-on-Shannon. The agreement is with a businessman based...

Leitrim bow out at the All Ireland quarter finals stage

Leitrim bowed out of the TG4 All Ireland ladies football championship with a 4-16 to 1-10 defeat to Tyrone in Pairc Sean MacDhiarmada. 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...

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...