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Burnley move to top four

Burnley are in the Premier League's top 4 tonight.A late strike from Ashley Barnes saw them beat Stoke 1-nil at Turf Moor to move...

€300,000 spent on Leitrim county teams in 2017

Leitrim GAA spent nearly €300,000 on its county teams this year.Monday's convention in the Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon, also heard how the county board recorded...

Chairman: Leitrim GAA clubs to amalgamate over player shortages

The chairman of Leitrim GAA believes adult clubs in the county will amalgamate in the coming years because of a shortage of players.At last...
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...

Leitrim GAA chairman vows to fine clubs €1,000 for ref abuse

At Monday night’s Leitrim GAA convention, county board chairman Terence Boyle vowed to get tough on clubs whose players abuse referees in 2018.In a...

Roscommon County board treasurer pledges to build Dermot Earley centre of excellence

The Roscommon GAA Convention took place this evening in the Abbey Hotel. Shannonside FM's Roscommon Commentator Willie Hegarty reports on what happened at the...

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...

Leitrim and Roscommon conventions tonight

This evening focus will turn to off the field matters as Leitrim and Roscommon hold their Annual GAA county conventions. Leitrim County board P.R.O...

Irish Swimmers Ready for Euro Challenge

 Ireland’s swimmers get their European Championships campaign underway in Copenhagen this Wednesday with nine of the ten in action on the opening day of...

Cooke looks forward to new League of Ireland format

The League of Ireland will next season restructure into two leagues of ten teams and former Athlone Town manager Mick Cooke told Shannonside Sport that...

Ryanair pleads with pilots to call off strike

Ryanair has pleaded with pilots based in Dublin to call off next Wednesday's strike.The airline today confirmed it was recognising pilot unions in six...
Speeding

Curraroe residents claim TII appear more interested in efficiency than road safety

A member of the Curraroe Road Safety Group says that Transport Infrastructure Ireland appear to be more concerned with efficiency than safety.John Gonley was...

Local GAA stars to sleep out in effort to raise plight of homelessness

A former Longford Gaelic footballer and Longford town soccer player says he's delighted to be taking part in Saturday's homelessness sleep-out in Galway.Gary Murphy...

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...