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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...

Longford set for Provincial Towns Plate semi final

The Semi Final of the Provincial Towns Plate will take place on Sunday 23rd April. Longford take on Kilkenny in Portlaoise with a 12...

Town earn first home league win since October 2015 with victory over Shels

Longford Town’s best performance of the season produced a thrilling 3-1 home victory over Shelbourne in their SSE Airtricity First Division clash at the...

Longford into Division 4 final

The Longford ladies football team have continued their impressive form and have made it into the Lidl National football league Division 4 final with...

Longford GAA Fixtures Published for this week

The Longford GAA fixtures have been published for the week ahead.  There is Juvenile League action to get the ball rolling this evening with...

Longford GAA fixtures

A busy week of action throughout the county gets underway tonight which sees Fr.Manning Gaels play Clonguish at Monaduff in round one of the...

Longford advance in Leinster Plate Competition

 Longford 35Athy 05Longford guaranteed their supporters another day out by securing a resounding win over a visiting Athy in the Provincial towns plate quarter...

St Columba’s enjoy a winning start to new League season

The new GAA Club season roared into life in Longford over the weekend with the All County Senior football leagues commencing for 2017.In Division...

Poor finishing costs ”De Town”

By Kieran Burke (@justburko/@betweenstripes)Despite extending their unbeaten run to three games in all competitions, with all three of those results coming in the past...

Thousands facing night without electricity in Shannonside region

Thousands of households are without power this evening in the aftermath of strong winds from Storm Ali this morning.The main areas affected are the...

Tullamore hospital advises patients to be aware of traffic delays this Friday due to...

The decision to extend the Ploughing Championships until Friday is causing concern to the management of the Midlands Regional Hospitall in Tullamore.The Midland Regional Hospital...

Ploughing Championships to take place on Friday

The National Ploughing Championships will now go ahead on Friday to make up for today’s cancellation.The event in Screggan, Co Offaly had to be...

Irene Lee (nee O’Reilly)

Irene Lee (nee O’Reilly)Aughagreagh, Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford.Tuesday, 18th September peacefully after a short illness at the Regional Hospital, Mullingar.Loving wife of Peter and sister...

Michael (Mick) O’Roarke

Michael (Mick) O’RoarkeCreggs, Co. Galway.Wednesday, September, 19th, peacefully in his 96th year.Beloved husband of the late Sarah and loving father of...

Thomas (Tom) Smith

Thomas (Tom) Smith.Knockroe, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Tuesday, 18th, September peacefully surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff of...

LISTEN: Iceland boss reveals plans for more local stores

Major food retailer Iceland intends to open a store in Carrick-on-Shannon.The chain, which specialises in frozen food, opened a supermarket in Roscommon town last...

LISTEN: Michael Harding joins JF live in studio

On Tuesday’s I’m A Buddhist Cavan native and Leitrim local Michael Harding joins Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his new book and his...

LISTEN: Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin on The Joe Finnegan Show

Leader of Fianna Fail Micheál Martin talks seats in the Shannonside Northern Sound region and all the challenges that lie ahead for the opposition...