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Roscommon Team named to play Mayo

The Roscommon senior football team manager Kevin McStay has announced his team's starting line-up ahead of their Division 1 clash with Provincial rivals Mayo at...

Longford to put home record to the test against Armagh

The Longford senior football team will be looking to maintain their excellent record in Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Sunday afternoon when they face...

The Views of the Cavan and Monaghan camps as Division one heats up

Round 3 of the Allianz football league will see Roscommon take on Mayo in a Connacht Derby this evening as Kevin McStays Roscommon side...

Round Two drama revisited: National football league

This weekend sees Round 3 of the Allianz football league and its been two weeks since round 2 of the competition saw plenty of...

Leitrim face crucial game in Mullingar

The Leitrim senior football team will head to Cusack Park in Mullingar tomorrow knowing that their round three encounter with Westmeath will have the...

John Horan to be the next President of the GAA

There was a somewhat surprising result this evening at GAA Congress when it came to the election of the next GAA President.  Prior to...

Athlone face difficult start against Waterford

 Athlone Town will be hoping for better luck in 2017 compared to  2016 when they kick off the new SSE Airtricity First Division tonight...

Shelbourne v Longford Town Preview

The SSE Airtricity League of Ireland season for 2017 gets under way tonight. After a disappointing 2016 season, Longford begin the new campaign in...

Armagh name their team for Sunday

Longford opposition for Sunday have named their team. Armagh travel to Glennon Brothers Pearse Park with just a point after the opening two rounds....

Finneran looking for another improved performance

Roscommon ladies find themselves fifth in division 3 with 1 win, 1 draw and 1 defeat from their three games so far.Last week they...

Longford Tool and Plastics lodge appeal with An Bord Pleanála

Longford Tool and Plastics is disputing the local authority's decision to hit it with fees of more than €80,000 for its major expansion plans.The...

Letter showing excessive spending on alcohol sold ahead of a collectors auction

A letter showing excessive spending on alcohol in the Strokestown workhouse was sold ahead of a collectors auction.The type-written letter dated 16 March, 1915,...

Winning Lotto ticket worth €1 million was sold in Co Westmeath

A ticket holder in the midlands has won €1 million euro on last night's Lotto Plus 1 draw.The golden ticket was sold at Penrose's...

Marie Burke (nee Scott)

The death has occurred of Marie Burke(nee Scott), 23 Marian Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon peacefully at her home on the 21st of September 2018.Deeply...

Thomas Ward

Thomas Ward                                        St Raphaels, Baylough, Athlone, 23rd September.Reposing at his residence tomorrow (Mon) from half past four until eight o’clock.                 Removal on Tuesday...

Gregory (Greg) Tiernan

Gregory (Greg) TiernanMain Street Castlerea Co. Roscommon, peacefully at the Mayo University Hospital 23rd September 2018.Reposing at McDonagh's Funeral Home Castlerea on Monday evening from...

LISTEN: Interview with new owner of iconic Carrick premises

A landmark building in Carrick-on-Shannon has sold to a local businessman.Gartlan’s newsagents in Bridge Street closed recently after serving the town for 80 years.The...

PODCAST: Focus on Carrick coffee roastery

One of the many businesses based in Leitrim’s technology enterprise centre, called the Hive in Carrick-on-Shannon, is a successful coffee roastery.Art of Coffee was...

PODCAST: Special focus on adult literacy

September is National Adult Literacy Month and the National Adult Literacy Agency has launched an information campaign called 'Take the First Step'.To find out...