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Mullingar native in Junior Australian Open

Last night the draw for the Junior Australian Open was made with Irish interest very much involved.17 year old Simon Carr from Mullingar goes...

Rossies look to make final two of FBD League

For the third year in succession Roscommon will look to make the final two of the FBD League final.The Rossies have won their two...

Leitrim looking to bounce back from last weekends defeat

Its round three of the FBD League group fixtures and Leitrim head into this Sundays game away to Sligo with two very contrasting results...

Mercy Roscommon win National Volleyball Final but Drumshanbo fall at the final hurdle

There were mixed fortunes for Drumshanbo Vocational School and Mercy Convent Roscommon in their respective All Ireland Volleyball Finals played in University College Dublin...

Moate and Marist into Leinster Finals

Two quarter-finals of the Connacht Post Primary Schools Senior ‘A’ Championship will be played on Wednesday, February 1st at the Connacht Centre of Excellence...

Leo Cullen names Leinster team with 3 changes

Leo Cullen has named his Leinster team for Friday evenings Champions Cup game away to Castres. It sees three changes from last week’s win...

Leinster second row receives 3 week suspension

Leinster will be without Hayden Triggs for the next three weeks after the second row was found guilty of making contact with the eye...
Pearse

Neighbouring counties to meet in Hastings Cup semi final

It’s the Semi Final stages of the Hastings Cup and the final four sees Leitrim and Longford do battle for a spot in the...

Audio Update: Drumshanbo VS in National Volleyball final today

It’s a big day for Drumshanbo Vocational School as they face St.Brigids Loughrea in the Cadette A Boys National Volleyball FinalThe two most successful...

John Muldoon signs on for 15th season with Connacht

John Muldoon has today signed a contract which will bring his time with Connacht through to a 15th season.The province Captain has re-signed for...
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...