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Longford

Sean McCormack Re-joins Longford Set Up

Longford have received good news that Sean McCormack has re-joined the panel for the 2017 season.The Emmet Og Killoe clubman returns after opting out...

Blow For Longford Footballers

Longford have been dealt a major blow ahead of their O’Byrne Cup campaign but more importantly their National Football League as Michael Quinn will...

Longford Record Festive win over Ballinasloe

//Longford 38 Ballinasloe 17Longford performance XV notched up an impressive home win over the festive season when Connacht Junior League 1A high fliers, Ballinasloe,...

Longford Town’s Fixtures For 2017 Season

The fixtures for the 2017 SSE Airtricity League First Division were announced and Longford Town will begin their campaign against Shelbourne at Tolka Park...

Longford Town Announce New Signings

Longford Town Football Club is pleased to announce the following new signings:Kealan Dillon has re-signed for 2017Daniel O’Reilly has returned to the club from...

Longford’s Opening O’Byrne Cup Game Changed

Kildare and Longford's O’Byrne Cup has game has been brought forward by a day. The game has been changed from Sunday January 8th, to Saturday,...

St.Mels In Leinster Semi Final Action Today

Top Oil Dublin PP Jun F “E” Section 2 QFFingal CC      8-08                   Kylemore College   0-03 Top Oil Dublin PP Juv F “D” QFColaiste Chiarain    7-13                 ...

Longford Rugby Win Midlands Shield Title

Mullingar 13 Longford 43Longford Performance XV scored a nice pre Christmas win in the Midlands Shield Trophy comprehensively dispatching Mullingar in Edenderry. The midlands shield...

Feeling The Longford Support

The Longford Convention took place last night in Abbeyshrule and GAA presidential candidate Martin Skelly spoke to Shannonsides John Duffy after about the unanimous...

Latest Leinster GAA Round up

On the GAA playing fields in Leinster there was no winding down in the Schools action with a number of matches down for decision. The...

LISTEN: Minister outlines changes to controversial Forestry Programme

There has been much opposition in Leitrim to the increased afforestation of the county.But changes in the mid-term review of the Forestry Programme, signed...

More than 50 people homeless in Longford in 2017

New figures show 56 people were provided with homeless services by Longford County Council last year.Details released under the Freedom of Information Act show...

Athlone IT: Door still open for community games return

The president of Athlone IT remains hopeful the Community Games will return to the college in the future.The event was held in the venue...

Mary Duffy

Mary DuffyLaurel Lodge Nursing Home, longford and formerly Phibsboro, Dublin and Lettergullion, Ballinamuck, co Longford.Tuesday February 20th peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar.Reposing...

Bernie Ward

Bernie WardDrum and formerly of Ward’s Bar, Baylough, Athlone.Wednesday February 21stReposing at The Strand Funeral Home, Athlone on (Fri) from five o’clock until eight...

Fr. Pat Shortt

Fr. Pat ShorttEugene, Missouri, United States, Pastor of Our Lady of Snows Parish, Missouri and formerly of Camber, Cloone, Co. LeitrimThursday 21st December, 2017.Deeply...

Should we fear vulture funds?

 Permanent TSB has revealed the majority of the mortgages it's selling belong to private homeowners.A statement issued by the bank claims that 14-thousand out...

The perfect cup of tea

We Irish love our tea.New figures from Euro monitor international show we as a country are the fifth highest consumer in the world –...
Rugby

Podcast: rugby and imagination

There is hours of entertainment in a book.Kevin McDermott on Sportsbeat spoke with book author Gerard Siggins Initially a sports journalist, he worked for...