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Leitrims second half resurrection not enough to halt defeat

A miraculous comeback that fell just short saw Leitrim end their FBD league campaign with a 3 point defeat to Sligo in Tourlestrane this...

Munster and Leinster progress and Ulster bow out in champions cup

Munster have secured a home quarter final after their win over Racing 92 22-10 in Thomond Park. Munster have only conceded four tries in...

Buccaneers knocked out of Bateman cup

In Domestic Rugby – Buccaneers exited the Bateman cup at the semi final stage, losing only their second match of the season in the...

Roscommon into Hastings cup Shield final

 Roscommon progressed to the final of the Hastings Shield with a six point victory over Offaly in Keenan Park in Ardagh, coming out on...

Leitrim’s Colin Regan explains the GAA’s Healthy clubs project

The GAA has launched the next stage of its Healthy Clubs Project (HCP) – and are encouraging more GAA clubs get involved to support...

Martin Skelly gives his view on the structure of the football championship

In part two of our interview with GAA Presidential candidate Martin Skelly ahead of the election at the end of February, he speaks to...

Longford are into Hastings cup final after winning Shannonside derby

A David McGivney inspired Longford side defeated neighbours Leitrim by 2-13 to 3-08 to book their place in the Hastings Cup Final . McGivney...

Longford marathons Inaugral starter Noel Henry fondly remembered

Well known marathon runner Liam Fenelon from Longford who has completed 303 Marathons joined Tony Ghee in studio on Sportsbeat on Shannonside FM to...

Potential World Record attempt at AIT International Grand Prix

The fourth annual Athlone I.T  International Athletics Grand Prix will take place on Wednesday the 15th of February. The AIT GP was ranked fourteenth...

Jack Carty fit to start for Connacht

Jack Carty is fit to start at Fly Half for Connacht’s huge European showdown in Toulouse.The Westerners know that a win or draw in...
Planning

An Bord Pleanála has refused planning permission for a takeaway in Strokestown

An Bord Pleanála has refused planning permission for a takeaway in Strokestown after a rival fast-food outlet lodged an appeal against it.Roscommon County Council...

Progress continues on Centre Parcs in Longford

The significant jobs boost Center Parcs will bring to Longford appears to be one of the most common question among locals in Ballymahon about...

Twelve public liability claims were made against Longford County Council during July

Twelve public liability claims were made against Longford County Council during July, with the majority involving potholes or roads issues.September's meeting of Longford County...

Michael (Mickie) Sharkey

Michael (Mickie) Sharkey.Felton Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.Thursday, September, 20th 2018.Husband of June, father of the late Paddy Sharkey.Sadly missed by his...

Kathleen (Kathy) Farrell

Kathleen (Kathy) Farrell.Dromad, Aughacashel, Co. Leitrim.Thursday, September, 20th peacefully at her home.She will be sadly missed by her relatives, neighbours and...

Ciaran Farrell

Ciaran Farrell , Derrygeel,Lanesboro,Co.Longford. unexpectedly at his residence.18th September 2018.Ciaran will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his family ,father Patrick,mother Pamela,...

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...