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All to play for in Hasting Cup for Leitrim this weekend

Leitrim’s final group game of the Hastings Cup is against Offaly this Saturday at 3pm in Annaduff. Benny Guickan will hope to see his side...

Hasting Cup battle between Shannonside teams tomorrow night

Longford welcome Roscommon tomorrow night for the final round of group games in the Hastings Cup. Longford head into game with a win and a...

Speculation intensifies on possible McGregor V Mayweather bout

There is increased speculation today that Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will take part in a once off fight under boxing rules that could...

Longford Defeat Offaly in O’Byrne Cup

The Longford senior football team registered their opening points in the 2017 O’Byrne cup last night when they go the better of a poor and...

2016 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner retired

The 2016 Cheltenham Gold Cup champion Don Cossack has been retired from racing following a further injury setback. The superstar of Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown House...

A step closer to Australian Open for Irish tennis player

Irish tennis player James McGee took the first step towards the main draw at the Australian Open with a straight sets win on Wednesday...

Longford in O’Byrne Cup action tonight

Longford play the second round of their O’Byrne Cup tonight at Pairc Chiaran in Newtowncashel. Offaly are the visitors and come into the game after...

Three New Signings For Connacht Rugby

It was announced today that Connacht rugby have signed three new players which will ease the current injury crisis that Pat Lam has to...

Welsh rugby great gets ready for some GAA

Former Welsh winger Shane Williams has this week arrived in Donegal. Williams who is Wales top try scorer swaps the oval ball for the round ball...

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...

Athlone IT sees increase in demand for engineering and bioscience courses

Demand for courses in engineering and biosciences at Athlone's Institute of Technology has increased this year. Over 50-thousand pupil's nationwide received offers for third level...

Carrick Chamber says town is undergoing transition with 7 shop closures

Carrick on Shannon Chamber of Commerce says there's no quick solution to increasing footfall and spending in the centre of the town. President Colm McGrath...

Leitrim Rose has interesting party piece for tonight’s final

Leitrim Rose Imelda Scally will be representing the Shannonside region in the iconic Rose of Tralee finals in the Dome in Tralee tonight. Imelda who...

Annie Macken (nee Gavin)

Annie Macken (nee Gavin) Battery Heights, Athlone and formerly of Derrylahan. Monday 20th August. Reposing at the Strand Funeral home on Wednesday from half past five until...

John Roche

John Roche Kidlawn House, Ballinasloe, Co. Roscommon Sunday 19th August. Reposing at Grenham’s Funeral Home, Ballinasloe, Tuesday from six o’clock until eight o’clock.  Private removal on Wednesday...

Mary Mulligan

Mary Mulligan Lisnagabara, Four Roads, Co. Roscommon Sunday 19th August, Suddenly in her 93rd year, at the residence of her sister Bridie. Reposing at Dempsey’s...

A rhyme for all – exam results

  Congrats to all you students, that are in this frenzy zone Whether your results were high or low, you will not be on your own I...

RECIPE : TRADITIONAL IRISH STEW

I think it's fair to say that we here on the Joe Finnegan Show could do with any help we can get in the...

Social Welfare, Northern Ireland and the banks

It's Friday, and that can only mean one thing - the Joe Finnegan Show panel. Every week, we invite a panel of guests on to...