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Rob Kearney Starts Full Back For All Blacks Clash

Joe Schmidt has picked his 22 man squad for tomorrow’s big game against the All Black in Chicago. 21-year-old pair Joey Carbery and Garry...

Provinces Name Teams For Pro12 Action

Connacht, Ulster and Munster have named their teams for this week’s PRO12 fixtures. Connacht manager Pat Lam has made five changes to his side...

Possible Sanction For Ireland From FIFA

FIFA is considering sanctions against Ireland for wearing a political symbol during a friendly in March, a spokesperson for the world body confirmed this...

West Hams Andy Carroll Threatened At Gun Point

West Ham United striker Andy Carroll was threatened by two motorcyclists who said they had a gun in what was suspected to be an...

Connacht Championship Gets Underway On The 7th Of May

New York and Sligo will get the 2017 Connacht senior football championship underway at Gaelic Park on May 7th. The winners from the provisional round...

Disappointment For Oran In Connacht Intermediate Championship

Disappointment for Oran last night as Ballyhaunis made it through to their second Connacht club intermediate hurling championship final in three years following a...

Davy Fitz Names His Wexford Backroom Team

New Wexford Senior Hurling manager Davy Fitzgerald has included forward star Jack Guiney in a winter training squad of over 40 players. Fitzgerald has...

6 Dublin Players Named In Football All Star Team

All-Ireland champions Dublin have six players included in this year’s GAA/GPA All Star Football Team while Mayo have four players in the fifteen. There...

Injury Set Back For Ings

Liverpool striker Danny Ings has suffered another serious knee injury which will keep him out for the rest of the season. Ings missed the...

O’Neill Calls Up Dundalk Duo For Upcoming World Cup Qualifier

Martin O’Neill has named a 35-man squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifier in Austria which includes Dundalk pair Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle....

Fresh concerns raised over the future of a health facility in Castlerea

Fresh concerns have been raised about the future of a health facility in Castlerea after the HSE failed to provide assurances it'd remain open.Liam...
house

Longford records largest increase in house prices in 2017 – REA

Longford recorded the largest increase in price for a standard three bedroom semi detached home last year in this region.Figures released by the Real...
Planning

Oral hearing to be held over Abbey Road site in Athlone next week

An oral hearing relating to a request by Westmeath County Council for the compulsory acquisition of a site at Abbey Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath...

Kathleen McDermott (nee Moran)

Kathleen McDermott (nee Moran).Ballincullen, Drumlion, Carrick on Shannon, Co Roscommon.Wednesday, January, 17th peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.Kathleen, relict of Mick.Deeply regretted...

John Clarke

John Clarke. Claris, Newtowncashel, Co Longford.Tuesday, January, 16th in the loving care of the staff at the Manor Nursing Home, Edgeworthstown. Reposing at Farrell’s Funeral Home,...

James (Jimmy) Fahy

James (Jimmy) Fahy(Ex-Principal of Tarmon National School)Highfield Road, Knockroe, Castlerea and formerly of Tarmon, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Thursday, 18th, January, Peacefully at Mayo...

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...