Sunday, August 20, 2017

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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...
Bruce Forsyth

Legendary entertainer Bruce Forsyth has died at the age 89

Bruce Forsyth - the entertainer whose career spanned more than 70 years - has died at the age of 89. His family has announced that...
Galway University Hospital

Investigation launched after woman’s body found in Galway hospital

An investigation's underway after a woman was found dead in a disabled toilet at Galway University Hospital. It's believed she may have remained undiscovered in...

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...

Longford Greyhound Stadium saved after major fundraising

The future of Longford Greyhound Stadium has been secured after local fundraisers raised €28,000 in the past number of weeks. The track, which is owned...

Interest-free loans on offer for Longford students

Students from low-income families in Longford are being encouraged to apply for an interest-free loan if they're starting college next month. Longford Community Resources has...

Man charged with Bord na Móna burglary in Roscommon

A man is due to appear in court in Loughrea this afternoon after a break-in at the Bord na Móna premises at Cloontuskert in...

Quinn’s betting venture to create Shannonside jobs

Seán Quinn's newest business venture, QuinnBet, hopes to create jobs in the Shannonside region when it is up and running. The betting enterprise, is the...

Longford Muslim demands calm after terror attack

A Longford intercultural leader had called for a measured and calm reaction to the terrorist attacks in Barcelona. Parvez Butt, who is a member of...

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...