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Mixed emotions for Buccs teams over weekend

The Buccaneers first team had a good win over the weekend which sees them on the verge of promotion after victory over UL Bohs...

TP Brennan Connacht Cup and Shield round 2 draw

The draw for the second round of the TP Brennan Connacht Cup and Shield as brought some very interesting and intriguing encounters. The stand...

Weekend Roscommon GAA Fixtures

This week’s Roscommon fixtures main focus is the beginning of division four and five in the league.There is one game in division 4 on...

Leitrim suffer first defeat in ladies national league

Dry but greasy conditions set the scene in Ballycumber,Offaly for the 3rd round of the Division 3 Lidl National League which saw Leitrim Ladies...

Kieran Keane named as new Connacht Rugby Coach

Connacht rugby have today confirmed that Kieran Keane will join the Pro 12 champions as head coach ahead of the 2017/18 season on a three-year...

Longford exit the Town’s Cup at the hands of Clondalkin

Longfords Towns Cup aspirations were snuffed out in Gordon Park Kingswood when Division 1B side Clondalkin put in a final 10 minutes to run...

Changes to Airtricity League fixtures

There have been two fixture changes ahead of the SSE Airtricity League first division.Athlone Town FC away trip to UCD which was originally scheduled...

Weekend Roscommon club results

With the Allianz football league on a break all focus was on the club scene in Roscommon.It was the opening round of league where...

Leitrim GAA stage second round of “Shield Competition”

The Allianz football League will resume next week for the Leitrim senior Football team.  Benny Guickan’s side will take on another serious Promotion contender...

Schmidt names 34 man squad ahead of French test

Irelands 34 man squad was announced yesterday. The squad will assemble at Carton House this week to prepare for Saturday’s Six Nations clash with...

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...