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Longford manager James Daly looking to keep high standards

After a comprehensive win over Antrim last week Longford head into round of the league full of confidence.The meeting against the ladies in saffron...

Longford RFC full of confidence

After beating Tullamore in the first round of The Towns Cup Longford RFC head into round two with plenty of confidence.Shannonsides John Lynch spoke...

Longford RFC progress to next round of Towns Cup

Longford progress beyond the first round of the Towns Cup thanks to a sparkling performance that saw them contain a bristly Tullamore attack, while...

Worrying injury to Ronan Sweeney after Hastings Cup defeat

A great contest was seen at Abbeylara as Meath came out winners against Longford in the Hastings Cup Final after extra time, 3-10 –...

New Longford Manager targets league promotion

It’s always refreshing to listen to a manager that has confidence in both himself and his team when they conduct an interview in the...

Longford under 21’s unlikely to offer Royal pardon.

The Longford under 21football team will play Meath in the Hastings cup final on Sunday next in Lynch Park, Abbeylara. The game will...

Shannonside Soccer Clubs unhappy with new soccer league structure

The Changes that are to be introduced to the domestic soccer league for the 2017 season could put the very future of the clubs...

Towns Cup action for Longford RFC this weekend

Sundays sees the opening round of the Towns Cup begin as Longford RFC welcome Tullamore to CPL Park.The competition is an open draw format...

Longford Rugby move five points clear of chasing pack

Longford Rugby went five points clear at the top of Division 2A thanks to a clinical and concise victory over Newbridge at CPL Park. ...

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...

Alan Thawley wins case after wife died during ectopic surgery procedure

Alan Thawley’s case against the National Maternity Hospital for the death of his wife has been settled.Malak Thawley died during surgery for an ectopic...

Local Councillor disgusted by Ballaghaderreen dumping

A local councillor has slammed an extensive episode of illegal dumping in Ballaghaderreen.According to Sinn Fein's Michael Mulligan, a substantial amount of household waste...

Shannonside farmers warned of danger of slurry after cows’ deaths in Roscommon

Farmers in the Shannonside region are being urged not to take any unnecessary risks when it comes to agitating slurry.The warning comes after a...

Marie Flanagan (nee Carney)

Marie Flanagan (nee Carney)Breffni Cresent, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim and formerly Boheroe, Elphin,Co. Roscommon.Sunday 14th January peacefully at the North/West Hospice, Sligo.Beloved wife...

Kathleen Mc Cormack, (nee Spellman)

Kathleen Mc Cormack, (nee Spellman)Beech Park West, Athlone Co. Westmeath and formerly of Cournaglea, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.Sunday, 14th, January, peacefully. Sadly missed by...

Tom Greene

Tom Greene.Coolcam, Ballinlough, Co. Roscommon, peacefully at home. Reposing at his residence tomorrow evening (Tues) from five o’clock until eight o’clock.Funeral Mass in...

Should B and B’s charge a booking deposit?

 You heard it here last week – the Restaurants association of Ireland is calling on its members to request non - refundable deposits to...

SLURRY SPREADING AND THE FODDER CRISIS

Slurry spreading will begin on farms across the region in the coming weeks when the closed period comes to an end.Counties in Zone B...

Social media and young people’s moods

Over one thousand secondary school students have entered the competition and previous winners have gone on to become billionaires.Students from St Bricin's college, Belturbet...