Sunday, August 20, 2017

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Longford

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...

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: 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...

Big local derby for Longford Town

Tomorrow evening sees the final mid land derby of the 2017 season in the First Division as Longford Town welcome Roddy Collins Athlone Town...

Town take Sligo scalp in FAI Cup

Longford Town progressed to the second round of the FAI Irish Daily Mail Cup with a deserved 4-2 extra-time victory over Premier Division Sligo...

Longford Town look to cause cup shock

This Saturday Longford Town welcome Premier Division side Sligo Rovers to The City Calling Stadium for the first round of the FAI Cup. It’s a...

Legendary showjumper Eddie Macken previews nations cup prospects

The Aga Khan Nations Cup takes place at the Dublin Horse Show.  Legendary Longford showjumper Eddie Macken has previewed Irelands chances on The Joe...

Fixtures published for Longford senior championship next weekend

The Peter Hanley Motors Longford Senior football championship the next fixtures and their times,dates and venues have been confirmed. In Group one on Friday night...

SSE Airtricity League first division: Cobh Ramblers 2-0 Longford Town

Longford Town suffered back to back defeats under new boss Neale Fenn for the first time on Saturday night, a brilliant display from title-hopefuls...

Longford Marathon away from the starters gun for its 16th year

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...

More revelations regarding Barcelona attack

Remains of a second body have been found at the house where last week's terror attacks in Spain were planned. It was previously thought only...

Rainfall warning in place for local counties

A status yellow weather alert remains in place for the Shannonside Northern Sound region today. Met Éirean's rainfall warning is in place for Connacht, Longford,...

Planning approved for astro-turf pitch in Fourmilehouse

Roscommon County Council has given planning permission for an AstroTurf pitch at Fourmilehouse. In February, Kilbride Community Centre applied to develop a 25-metre by 40-metre...

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...