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Three way tie at top of Longford League

The league action continued in Longford on the local GAA scene over the weekend.  In Division One of the All County Football League, Emmet...

Podcast: Feature on Longford cricket club and the sports popularity nationwide

The Longford Cricket Club operate in the Leinster League. They opened their league campaign vs Cabinteely last weekend. Club members Jon Briers and Neil...

EA SPORTS CUP: Dates and times confirmed for Quarter-Final ties

The times,dates and venues have been confirmed for the EA Sports Cup. SSE Airtricty League first division side Longford Town will face Shamrock Rovers...

Cobh Ramblers 2 Longford Town 0

Two goals in three second half minutes were enough to move Cobh Ramblers to second place in the SSE Airtricity League first division as...

Longford advance to Leinster minor football quarter finals

Longford progress to the quarter finals of the Electric Ireland Leinster minor football championship after a 1-19 to 3-08 victory over Wicklow in Glennon...

Longford Town v Cobh Ramblers:Alan Mathews previews

Longford Town will be hoping to make it 2 wins in a row in the first division when they travel to Saint Colman’s Park...

Longford minors take on Wicklow in championship on Saturday

The Longford minor footballers will welcome Wicklow to Glennon Brothers Pearse Park at 2.30pm on Saturday in the first round of the Leinster Minor...

11 Irish players part of Lions squad.

Jared Payne was one of the surprise inclusions in the 41-man Lions squad named today for the summer tour of New Zealand.The Ulster back...

Competitive entry list for Monaghan Stages Rally.

The Monaghan Motor club 2017 Four Seasons stages rally will take place this Sunday.The event is a counting round of the Triton Showers National...

Hurling Championship underway this weekend

It is championship time on the hurling front this coming weekend with the Christy Ring, Nicky Rackard and Lory Meagher cup competitions all getting...

Call for clarity on jobs at Athlone mail centre

Athlone-based Fine Gael Senator Gabrielle McFadden is calling for clarity on the security of jobs at the Mail Centre in the town.Her call comes...

Glowing tributes to Roscommon GAA legend

Tributes are being paid to former Roscommon footballer and manager Donie Shine who died today following a recent illness.The Clann na nGael club man...

Carrick businesswoman slams takeaway vandals

A local businesswoman has condemned the extensive criminal damage caused to a takeaway in Carrick-on-Shannon last night.At about 3am, a number of individuals, alleged...

Donal (Donie) Shine

Donal (Donie) ShineDrum, Athlone, Co RoscommonFriday April 28th peacefully at home.Sadly missed by his wife Lil, daughters Karen, Clodagh and Susie, sons Mark and...

Stephanie Kiernan

Stephanie KiernanOakvale and late of Great Water Street, Longford.Friday April 28thPredeceased by her sisters Madge, Dolly, Mary and Ann, brothers Anthony, Paddy, Neddie and...

Paddy Dowler

Paddy DowlerGarrycam, Ardagh, Co Longford.Friday April 28th peacefully at home.Sadly missed by his wife Nancy, his daughter Debra, sisters Lily Fay (Edenderry) and Maureen...

Podcast: Living with Alzheimers – a carer’s role

Mona Wheatly from Threemilehouse in Monaghan and Ursula McGoey from Abbeyshrule in Longford both care for loved ones living with Alzheimers. Today on the...

PODCAST: Syrians’ views on life in Ballaghaderreen

One month after their arrival in Ballaghaderreen, several of the Syrian asylum-seekers have spoken to Shannonside FM of their mixed views of life at...

PODCAST: Roscommon women’s business scoops top AIB award

Roscommon town native, Rhona Hunt together with her fellow University of Limerick colleague Kevin Kellegher founded Ostoform three years ago.The business has just been...