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Longford

Daire Doyle looks forward to new role with Longford Town

Daire Doyle has become the new Longford Town assistant manager to Neale Fenn for the upcoming season. In his long playing career he was part of the Longford...

Gary Cronin reflects on his time as a Longford Town coach

After 8 seasons in the coaching staff of Longford Town, head coach Gary Cronin has left the club recently. He was part of the...

Longford Town’s Season Begins On February 23

Longford Town’s first division campaign will kick off on Friday, February 23rd and will consist of a 27 league game season.The FAI have this...

Melia Wins Connacht Cross Country Title

Longford AC’s Adrianna Melia sealed the Connacht senior cross country league after winning round three on Saturday in Roscommon.Melia had a 100% win record...

Saint Columba’s Lift The Leader Cup

Saint Columba’s 1-17Longford Slashers 0-13Longford’s Saint Columba’s Mullinalaghta landed the Leader Cup after a powerful second half performance against Longford Slashers to win by...

Saint Columba’s knocked out of the Leinster championship

Longford champions Saint Columba’s have been knocked out of the Aib Leinster senior football championship after a 1-12 to 1-11 defeat to Westmeath neighbours...

Mullinalaghta Advance In Leinster Championship

Mullinalaghta 1-14Eire Og 1-7Mullinalaghta scored a seven point victory over Carlow side Eire Og to secure progress to the quarter-final of the AIB Leinster senior...

Podcast: Saint Columba’s Mullinalaghta win the 2017 Peter Hanley Motors Longford Senior football championship

Saint Columba’s Mullinalaghta retained the Connolly cup with a three point win over Abbeylara in the Peter Hanley Motors  2017 Longford Senior football championship...

Longford Town end of season awards

The Longford Town  Awards Night took place in the Longford Arms Hotel after the Wexford game on Friday night-it was their final game of...

Saint Columba’s Mullinalaghta retain the Longford senior football championship

Saint Columba’s Mullinalaghta retained the Connolly cup with a three point win over Abbeylara in the Peter Hanley Motors Longford Senior football championship.Abbeylara have...

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...