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Leitrim family hoping to secure ‘Fittest Family’ title this weekend

A Leitrim family will be hoping for an early Christmas present this weekend if they can win a national title to prove they are...
Crusier

Wreck of sunken cruiser removed from jetty in Carrick-on-Shannon

Waterways Ireland has confirmed that it has removed the wreck of a cruiser which sank in Carrick in Shannon last October.The vessel, which it's...

Roscommon woman working in China believes there is a huge opportunity for local Irish...

A Roscommon woman, who is currently working in China with one of the world's most recognisable whiskey brands, believes there is a huge opportunity...
Bullying

Sinn Fein convention for Leitrim to go ahead tonight

Sligo/Leitrim Sinn Fein Deputy Martin Kenny will be officially ratified as the general election candidate for the new constituency when the party holds in...

Longford Council granted funding to develop new gym at county swimming pool

Longford council has been given a major boost for their plans to build a new gym at the Longford swimming pool.The project is likely...

KIiltoom residents to meet with TII over concerns at busy N61 junction

Members of a South Roscommon community will meet with Transport Infrastructure Ireland next week to raise concerns about what they claim is one of...

People around Roscommon urged to donate blood next week

The blood transfusion service is urging donors to make a special effort to attend clinics being held in Roscommon town amid concerns about supplies...
Hiqa

Issues raised by HIQA about disabilities service in Leitrim have been addressed

The Health Service Executive says it has addressed many of the issues raised in a recent inspection of a centre in Leitrim.Serious problems were...

N5 planning process likely to take all of 2018 to resolve – project...

Preparations for work to begin on the new N5 between Ballaghadereen and Scramogue in Co Roscommon have begun this week.The contract to begin the...

LISTEN: CPO’s are issued for new Ballaghadereen to Scramogue road

Preparations for work to begin on the new N5 between Ballaghadereen and Scramogue in Co Roscommon have begun this week.The contract to begin the...

Glennon Brothers Pearse Park Re-Develop Set For Green Light

Longford GAA’s plans to expand Glennon Brothers Pearse Park have moved a step closer.Longford county board chairman Eamon Reilly told delegates at last night’s...

Longford GAA convention takes place Thursday night

The Longford GAA convention takes place in Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Thursday night.Longford GAA secretary Peter O'Reilly has been previewing the convention with...

Shefflin enters management

Former Kilkenny hurler Henry Shefflin has taken his first step into management.The ten-time All Ireland winner has taken over as senior hurling manager with his...

George Bruce

George BruceKnock, Taughmaconnell, Ballinasloe, Co Roscommon.Thursday December 14thReposing at Dignity Funeral Home, Main Street, Ballinasloe (adjacent to Gullane’s Hotel) tomorrow (Sat)...

John Fitzmaurice

John FitzmauriceBattery Heights, Athlone.Friday December 15th peacefully.Sadly missed by his loving daughters Sonya and Lorene, relatives and many friends.Reposing at Flynn’s Funeral Home, The...

Liam Murphy

Liam MurphyMullingar Road, Ballymahon, Co Longford.Friday December 15th peacefully in Inis Rea Nursing Home, Ballyleague.Reposing at his son Lloyd’s residence Lissianskey tomorrow afternoon (Sat)...

Targetting abuse at referees in the GAA

Leitrim GAA county board chairman Terence Boyle is vowing to get tough on clubs whose players abuse referees in 2018.He says there's a major...
Rugby

Sportsbeat Podcast: Victor Costello reviews all the rugby action

Former Leinster and Ireland number 8 Victor Costello reviewed the victories for Munster,Leinster,Ulster and Connacht in European competition on sportsbeat and the return fixtures...

Podcast: Ireland’s fascination with the Cheltenham festival

Irish victories at the Cheltenham Festival have risen to new levels in the 21st Century across all the races. Interesting and surprising stories are detailed...