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Basketball Fixtures

Schedule announced for the Hula Hoops National Cup basketball finals  After a thrilling weekend of Hula Hoops Cup semi-final action hosted in Neptune Stadium and...

Sexton Fit For Fridays Champions Cup Game

Leinster and Ireland Fly Half Johnny Sexton came through his return to competitive rugby unscathed on Friday against Zebre and is fit and available...

Former Gold Cup Winner Ruled Out Of This Years Race

Former Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Coneygree has been ruled out of this year’s race due to injury. The injury-plagued nine-year-old has only had two runs...

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...

Curraghboy Run Successfull Handball Tournament

    The 14th running of the very popular Curraghboy New Year doubles tournament was held last Sunday and thanks to the great organisation of Seamus...

latest Rugby update from Carrick-on-Shannon Rugby Club

    Carrick Minis The Carrick RFC minis returned to training last Saturday January 7th and will continue each Saturday at 09.45 at the club grounds in...

Longford soccer fixtures published for next weekend

There be some difficult weather conditions ahead for next weekend however the Longford Schoolboy leagues have published a full list of fixtures. The action will...

GAA Weekend Results

The weekend seen the return for many inter county teams as they played in the pre season competitions ahead of the National League. There were...

Mixed Weekend on Hastings Cup front for Shannonside Teams

There were mixed fortunes for the Shannonside teams in the second round of matches in the Hastings cup which were played over the weekend.   Longford...

Buccaneers Complete Cup & League Double

    BUCCANEERS 17 CORINTHIANS 10   BUCCANEERS completed their fifth Connacht Senior League and Cup double when they overcame Corinthians 17-10 in a well-contested Cup final at...

Bail granted for eight Longford people accused of multiple alleged drug offences

Longford District Court has heard two undercover Gardai conducted exchanges with alleged drug dealers in the town worth between €1,500 and €2,000 over a...

Leader allocates €1.4m to Shannonside applicants

Leader has allocated over €1.4 million in funding to business and community groups in Longford, Leitrim and Roscommon. The allocations, which are the first being...

Elphin dental clinic may close in September

A public meeting has been called over the threatened closure of a dental clinic in Elphin. When Boyle Primary Care Centre opened in January, the...

Willie (William) Jordan

Willie (William) Jordan 9 Legion Terrace, Longford Town. Wednesday, June 20th, in Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Dublin Road, Longford. Funeral Mass on (Fri) at eleven o’clock...

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue. Wembley, U.K and formerly Granard, Co. Longford. Who died on 11th June peacefully at Northwick Park Hospital. Sadly missed by his loving...

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)  New York and formerly of Derrane Road, Roscommon. June 14th, 2018.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph, daughter of the late...

Life in the fast lane

How comfortable are you taking directions from your other half while driving? On today's Joe Finnegan Show we caught up with Leitrim based couple Katjua...

LISTEN BACK: Halting the decline of rural communities

Rural communities in our region are doing all they can to put a halt on depopulation. Social-media campaigns are shining a light on all there...

LISTEN BACK: JF Show weekly panel discussion

The Pope's imminent visit to Ireland, Sinn Féin's possible motion of no confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy and the US-North Korea peace pact:...