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Caulfield wins SWAI personality of the year

Cork City manager John Caulfield was tonight revealed as the winner of the SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers' Association of Ireland Personality of the Year award.Roscommon...

O’Neill to attend Tonights Irish Soccer Writers Awards

Republic of Ireland  manager Martin O’Neill will attend tonight’s soccer writers association of Ireland banquet in Dublin.The Derry man has been heavily linked with...

New Longford taking it a game at a time

Robbie Smyth explained that the “new Longford” is starting to shine through ahead of the Bord Na Mona O’Byrne Cup semi-final.Smyth scored Longford’s goal...

Roscommon score twelve point win over Sligo

Roscommon 3-19Sligo 2-10Roscommon made it two wins from two in the FBD League with a twelve point victory over Sligo in Kiltoom.Goals were the story...

The night Leitrim put the ball in the Mayo net

Leitrim 1-10Mayo 0-13 Brendan Gallagher’s last gasp punched goal rescued a point for Leitrim in a dramatic FBD League game with Mayo on Wednesday evening. The...

Deadline to fill Director General post extended

The GAA have extended the deadline for applications to become the next Director General.The association are searching for a successor to Paraic Duffy who...
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Busy night of inter-county action ahead

Roscommon and Leitrim are both back in FBD League action on Wednesday night, making their second game of the season.Connacht champions Roscommon will face...

Tierney expecting competitive final

Longford great Liam Tierney expects Longford to lay a marker ahead of the national league season against Meath on Sunday.The sides meet in the Bord...

Longford commentator pays tribute to Dermot Brady

As Longford prepare for their O’Byrne Cup semi-final with Meath it is without the presence of Dermot Brady.The 35-year-old Longford Slashers man made his championship debut against...

Leitrim supporters club to honour Railway Cup trio

Columba Cryan, Packy McGarty and Cathal Flynn are to be honoured by Leitrim supporters club 60 years after winning Railway Cup medals.The Dublin branch...

Towns in Longford and Leitrim to host a section of Cycle Against Suicide

Two towns in the Shannonside region are to host a section of this year's cycle against suicide.Hundreds of cyclists will be stopping in Carrick-on-Shannon...

Funding approved for the upgrading of public lighting in Ardnacassa

Longford Municipal District has approved RAPID funding for the upgrading of public lighting in Ardnacassa.In November 2017, the Minister for Rural and Community Development,...

A date has been set for Fianna Fáil’s selection convention for Roscommon/Galway constituency

Fianna Fáil have set a date for its selection convention for the Roscommon/Galway constituency for the next general election.It's understood it will take place...

Michael Fahy

Michael Fahy.     Kiltultogue, Ballinaheglish, Co Roscommon.Saturday, January, 20th peacefully in the devoted care of the staff at Oakwood Nursing Home, Roscommon.Sadly...

Mary O’Reilly (nee Walshe)

Mary O'Reilly (nee Walshe).Castlequarter, Coosan, Athlone and formerly of Knockmore, Ballina, Co. Mayo.Sunday, January, 21st peacefully.Predeceased by her husband Donal. Sadly missed by...

Kathleen Casey

Kathleen Casey.Mahoraveen, Lanesboro, Co Longford.Saturday, January, 20th peacefully at Costello’s Nursing Home, Ballyleague.Predeceased by her father Martin, her mother Annie and her brother...

Podcast:sidebyside 21012018

Joe McGrath,Eamon OConnor and Patsy Lee present Side by side

SPECSAVERS ITEM

 What type of glasses would suit a square or a round face?Fiona Ferguson from Specsavers opticians in Longford joined us on the show to...

Should B and B’s charge a booking deposit?

 You heard it here last week – the Restaurants association of Ireland is calling on its members to request non - refundable deposits to...