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Leitrim weekend GAA fixtures

With the county football team not playing this weekend attention will be fully focused on round two of the Shield this Sunday where Allen...

Does playing club football in Dublin have an effect on the county team?

Yesterday Shannonside announced that Leitrim star Emlyn Mulligan applied for a transfer from St.Brigids in Dublin back to Melvin Gaels, the club he won...

Town Cups weekend for Longford RFC

This coming weekend Gordon Park Kingswood calls as Longford travel for the second round of the Towns Cup. Clondalkin are the foes in this...

Busy weekend of Longford Soccer ahead

It’s a busy weekend in the U13 League Major Division. Saturday the 18th of February there will be five fixtures played.Abbey Rovers take on...

Buccanneers remain top after defeating Old Wesley

BUCCANEERS strengthened their grip at the top of the Ulster Bank League Division 1B with a 36-14 bonus point victory over Old Wesley at...

Major boost for Melvin Gaels ahead of the 2017 season

 There is some good news for Melvin Gales supporters in Leitrim when it comes to the 2017 season.  Emlyn Mulligan has confirmed to the...

Roscommon’s Fiona Tully continues to dominate handball circuit

 Fiona Tully's dominance over her contemporaries continues unabated as she retained her 40x20 2nd Level Colleges All-Ireland title last Saturday. Playing in Kingscourt, Co....

Roscommon Soccer teams experience mixed results in Connacht Cup & Shield

 Teams from the Roscommon and District league were in action in the first rounds of the Connacht Cup and Connacht Shield over the weekend...

Longford ‘run out of time’ and Louth prevail

Longford were defeated by Division new comers Louth by 0-11 to 0-10 in controversial circumstances this afternoon in Drogheda as the referee blew up...

Longford win but Roscommon lose in leagues opening weekend

It was the opening weekend of the 2017 Allianz hurling league and In Division 2B Wicklow got the better of Johnny Kellys Roscommon in...

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...