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Longford marathons Inaugral starter Noel Henry fondly remembered

Well known marathon runner Liam Fenelon from Longford who has completed 303 Marathons joined Tony Ghee in studio on Sportsbeat on Shannonside FM to...

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...
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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...

A date has been set for Fianna Fáil’s selection convention for Roscommon/Galway constituency

Fianna Fáil have set a date for its selection convention for the Roscommon/Galway constituency for the next general election.It's understood it will take place...

Ireland must find a new solution to waste problem as China refuses to accept...

Ireland is currently facing a huge problem around waste management arising from the immediate ban imposed by China on imports of plastic and the...

Memorablilia belonging to Kitty Kiernan discovered in Donegal

Rare memorabilia belonging to Granard woman Kitty Kiernan who was engaged to Michael Collins has been uncovered in a old cigar box.Part-time antique dealer...

Josie Walsh (nee Maguire)

Josie Walsh (nee Maguire).Mariemount Grove Church Street, Ballinamore and formerly of Drumdiffer, Drumreilly, Co Leitrim.Saturday, January, 20th.Reposing at her residence tomorrow (Sun) from two...

Peter Brennan

Peter Brennan.Ballymore, Boyle, Co Roscommon.Friday, January, 19th peacefully at Drumderrig Nursing Home, Boyle.Sadly, missed by his sister Kathleen Keavney (Ballinameen), brother Thomas (England),...

Kathleen Brennan (née McDermott)

Kathleen Brennan (née McDermott).Grove, Kilteevan, Co Roscommon.Saturday, January, 19th peacefully in the devoted care of the staff at the Sacred Heart Home, Roscommon.Beloved...

SPECSAVERS ITEM

 What type of glasses would suit a square or a round face?Fiona Ferguson from Specsavers opticians in Longford joined us on the show to...

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...