Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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Kieran Keane named as new Connacht Rugby Coach

Connacht rugby have today confirmed that Kieran Keane will join the Pro 12 champions as head coach ahead of the 2017/18 season on a three-year...

Longford exit the Town’s Cup at the hands of Clondalkin

Longfords Towns Cup aspirations were snuffed out in Gordon Park Kingswood when Division 1B side Clondalkin put in a final 10 minutes to run...

Changes to Airtricity League fixtures

There have been two fixture changes ahead of the SSE Airtricity League first division.Athlone Town FC away trip to UCD which was originally scheduled...

Weekend Roscommon club results

With the Allianz football league on a break all focus was on the club scene in Roscommon.It was the opening round of league where...

Leitrim GAA stage second round of “Shield Competition”

The Allianz football League will resume next week for the Leitrim senior Football team.  Benny Guickan’s side will take on another serious Promotion contender...

Schmidt names 34 man squad ahead of French test

Irelands 34 man squad was announced yesterday. The squad will assemble at Carton House this week to prepare for Saturday’s Six Nations clash with...

Fiona Tully continues to dominate national handball scene.

 Roscommon’s Fiona Tully enjoyed an excellent win in her first ever Ladies Open quarter-final as she defeated Kilkenny's super-fit Ciara Mahon in Curraghboy last...

Roscommon ladies share the spoils with Meath

 The Roscommon Ladies Ward Bros sponsored intermediate ladies returned to league action yesterday when they made the journey up to Dunganny center of excellence...

Buccaneers move a step closer to promotion

 Buccaneers are on the cusp of promotion following this bonus point 39-27 Ulster Bank League Division 1B victory over nearest challengers UL Bohemian on...

Roscommon continue Oscar Traynor Cup adventure

It was another busy weekend on the local soccer front.  In the Oscar Traynor Cup, the Roscommon & District League representative side continued on...

Bus strike looms after WRC talks break down

A possible strike is back on the cards at Bus Eireann.Negotiations at the Work Place Relations Commission broke down this afternoon with unions blaming...

Gardai advise caution over potential scam involving bogus dectective

Gardai in the Shannonside region are advising older people living in rural areas to be wary of a potential scam involving an man posing...

Roscommon Minister expresses no preference on next Taoiseach

The Taoiseach's continuing to keep everyone waiting and guessing about his plans for the leadership of Fine Gael.Despite the issue being raised at both...

Michael John Conlon.

Michael John Conlon.Glenageary, Dublin and formerly of Aughaguinea, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim.Tuesday, February, 21st.Reposing at Glennon’s Funeral Home, Ballinalee Road, Longford tomorrow (Wed) from half...

Bridget Bunty Casey (nee Newman)

Bridget Bunty Casey. (nee Newman)Terlicken, Ballymahon, Co. Longford.Tuesday, February, 21st peacefully at the Midland regional hospital, Mullingar.Predeceased by her husband Frank, sadly missed by...

Harry Farrelly

Harry Farrelly.Martinstown, Collinstown, Co. Westmeath.Tuesday, February, 21st peacefully at his residence.Reposing at his residence tomorrow (Wed) from four o’clock, with prayers at eight o’clock....

PODCAST: Weight loss – expertise and experience combined!

Bunninadden, Sligo native Alan Williams spoke to Joe Finnegan today in advance of a talk he is giving in Carrick-on-Shannon tomorrow night. He says TV...

PODCAST:Bertie Ahern warns of impact of Brexit locally

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern is warning that a physical border of any kind between the north and south of Ireland in the wake of...

Podcast: Allianz football league:Analysis on the story so far

Former Leitrim footballer Derek Kelligher, Former Longford selector Pauric Davis and Former Dublin,Roscommon and Cavan manager Tom Carr joined John Lynch on Saturday Sport...