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Roscommon into Hastings cup Shield final

 Roscommon progressed to the final of the Hastings Shield with a six point victory over Offaly in Keenan Park in Ardagh, coming out on...

Leitrim’s Colin Regan explains the GAA’s Healthy clubs project

The GAA has launched the next stage of its Healthy Clubs Project (HCP) – and are encouraging more GAA clubs get involved to support...

Martin Skelly gives his view on the structure of the football championship

In part two of our interview with GAA Presidential candidate Martin Skelly ahead of the election at the end of February, he speaks to...

Longford are into Hastings cup final after winning Shannonside derby

A David McGivney inspired Longford side defeated neighbours Leitrim by 2-13 to 3-08 to book their place in the Hastings Cup Final . McGivney...

Longford marathons Inaugral starter Noel Henry fondly remembered

Well known marathon runner Liam Fenelon from Longford who has completed 303 Marathons joined Tony Ghee in studio on Sportsbeat on Shannonside FM to...

Potential World Record attempt at AIT International Grand Prix

The fourth annual Athlone I.T  International Athletics Grand Prix will take place on Wednesday the 15th of February. The AIT GP was ranked fourteenth...

Jack Carty fit to start for Connacht

Jack Carty is fit to start at Fly Half for Connacht’s huge European showdown in Toulouse.The Westerners know that a win or draw in...

Mullingar native in Junior Australian Open

Last night the draw for the Junior Australian Open was made with Irish interest very much involved.17 year old Simon Carr from Mullingar goes...

Rossies look to make final two of FBD League

For the third year in succession Roscommon will look to make the final two of the FBD League final.The Rossies have won their two...

Leitrim looking to bounce back from last weekends defeat

Its round three of the FBD League group fixtures and Leitrim head into this Sundays game away to Sligo with two very contrasting results...

Uncertainty over Ballinamore new fire station

The government has admitted that they have no idea when work on building a new fire station in Ballinamore will begin.Last year it was...

Roscommon TD concerned about high levels of rates

A Roscommon TD says he wants to know why businesses in the county appear to be paying higher levels of rates per square metre,...

Office of Public Works owns vacant properties across Shannonside

The Office of Public Works has revealed that it owns seven vacant properties across Leitrim, Roscommon and Longford, and all of them are former...

Kathleen McDermott (Nee Armstrong)

Kathleen McDermott (Nee Armstrong)St Etchens Court, Kinnegad, co Westmeath and formerly Croghan, Boyle, Co Roscommon.Saturday January 21st unexpidly at her residence.Reposing at her residence...

Maureen Keary (Nee Kerrigan)

Maureen Keary (Nee Kerrigan)Tinode, Streete, Co Westmeath.Friday January 20th peacefully at Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar. Wife of the late Johnny. Sadly missed by her...

Kathleen O’Brien (Nee Hughes)

Kathleen O’Brien (Nee Hughes)Milltown, Kiltoom, Athlone, Co Roscommon and formerly of Arcadia, Athlone.Saturday January 21st peacefully at her residence. Wife of Tom MRCVS and...

Roscommon Roundabout Rage

Elaine Lally of Elaine Lally Photography in Roscommon spoke to Joe Finnegan this morning to explain why her diagram on social media post has been shared online...

The Bishop of Elphin meets a relaxed Pope Francis at the Vatican

The Bishop of Elphin, together with all other Irish Bishops, had an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican this morning. The meeting, which lasted...

The JF Show Panel 20th Jan 2017

Eugene McGee is a columnist with the Irish Independent newspaper and a former Editor of the Longford Leader; Martin Kenny is the Sinn Féin...