On-Air Now

  • shannon-defaultThe Gold Rush with Frank KilbrideThe Gold Rush with Frank Kilbride showcases all that’s best on the Country and Irish music scene.

Longford

Longford Rugby First Fifteen victory propels them back to top of the table

Longford Performance XV went back to the top of Division Two A of the Leinster League thanks to a comprehensive win over Roscrea at...

Upcoming Longford and District Schoolsboys soccer fixtures

The latest fixture list for the Longford and District Schoolboys and Schoolgirls Soccer League has been unveiled with matches from under 12 up to...

Martin Skelly speaks about his vision for the GAA ahead of his Presidential bid

The 24th and 25th of February sees the GAA’s 2017 Congress takes place in Croke Park this year.A number of motions will be put forward on...

Longford register second O’Byrne Cup win

Denis Connerton's Longford football side defeated IT Carlow by 8 points today in their final group game in the 2017 O'Byrne Cup.  Last year's beaten finalists...

Longford manager Denis Connerton calls for College teams to Withdraw from the O’Byrne Cup.

The Longford senior football team manager, Denis Connerton has called for college teams to withdraw from the O'Byrne cup competition. The Longford boss in his...

Awards Success for Leanne Kiernan

There was great news for the Shannonside Northernsound region yesterday when it came to the FAI Ladies Awards.Shelbourne star player Noelle Murray, won THE FAI...

Longford Defeat Offaly in O’Byrne Cup

The Longford senior football team registered their opening points in the 2017 O’Byrne cup last night when they go the better of a poor and...

Longford in O’Byrne Cup action tonight

Longford play the second round of their O’Byrne Cup tonight at Pairc Chiaran in Newtowncashel.Offaly are the visitors and come into the game after...

Longford & Edenderry finish all square

Final result: Longford 20 - Edenderry 20 Longford Performance XV and Edenderry RFC put on a spectacular display of junior rugby at CPL Park at the...

Longford soccer fixtures published for next weekend

There be some difficult weather conditions ahead for next weekend however the Longford Schoolboy leagues have published a full list of fixtures. The action will...

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...