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Verdon’s strike sinks Drogheda

SSE Airtricity League first division Longford Town 1 Drogheda United 0 A Sam Verdon goal sealed victory over Drogheda United in the City Calling stadium last night. Drogheda...

Westmeath book quarter final place

Leinster Under-20 football championship Westmeath 1-16 Longford 1-10 Longford were defeated for the third time in a row in the Leinster under 20 football championship with a...

Longford depart 2018 Leinster junior championship

Longford were knocked out of the Leinster Junior football championship at the semi-final stage after a 2-23 to 2-18 defeat to Meath in Pairc...

Dublin better than Real Madrid

Longford’s first Leinster championship semi-final in 30-years saw a red-card and a  convincing Dublin victory. The defending All-Ireland champions ran in two goals and 25...

Challenge Cup final 2018 ends in stalemate

Both sides will have to do it all again in the Roscommon and District League Challenge cup final after a nil all draw between...

Roscommon name team for Connacht final

Kevin McStay has named his team for the Connacht Senior football Final against Galway. Only Ciarán Lennon (broken thumb) is not considered due to injury,...

Kelly resigns as Westmeath manager

Colin Kelly resigned as Westmeath senior football manager after the Lake County suffered an 11-point defeat by Aramgh (3-16 to 1-11), at TEG Cusack...

Roscommon U-20’s make Dr. Hyde Park decider

Roscommon 1-11 Galway 0-11 The Roscommon under 20’s will join their senior contemparies in a Connacht Final in Dr. Hyde Park next Sunday. Shane Curran’s side knocked...

Leitrims Connacht U-20 championship at an end

Mayo 1-24 Leitrim 1-03 Leitrim exited the Connacht Under 20 football championship in the semi-final after a 21 point defeat to Mayo in Elverys McHale Park. Alan Gunn...

Cabo end Longford Town’s Run

Kevin Knight brought Longford Town’s six game unbeaten league run to a halt as the Town finished the night with 10 men. Town suffered a...

Charities Regulator urging anyone suspicious of Shannonside collections region to contact Gardai

The Charities Regulator is advising people that if they feel that bogus charity clothes collections are taking place to report it to the Gardai. It...

Department quells concerns of Longford job losses

The Department of Social Protection has dismissed fears of major job losses at its offices in Longford town. Local councillor Joe Flaherty today claimed that...

Rooskey festival Committee cancels balloon race

An environmental charity is congratulating a Roscommon Festival Committee on the cancellation of a planned fund-raising balloon race. Friends of the Irish Environment say they...

Margaret (Peggy) Cryan

Margaret (Peggy) Cryan No. 4 Carrickmor, Boyle, Co.Roscommon, and formerly Laurel Lodge, Castleknock, Dublin 15. Peacefully at the Matter Private, Dublin surrounded by her loving family. Deeply...

Thomas Francis (Tom) Mc Garry

Thomas Francis (Tom) Mc Garry Hampstead, London and late of Newtownforbes, Co. Longford Wednesday 11th July in London. Brother of the late Jim McGarry, Publican. ...

Margaret O’Hara

Margaret O’Hara. Lanna Aoibhinn, Townparks, Longford. Monday, 16th, July Pre-deceased by her father James. Margaret will be sadly missed and remembered with love by...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 16th of July 2018

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening between eight and nine. Monaghan minor manager Seamus McEneaney spoke about Monaghans Ulster minor championship success and...

LISTEN: Outrage over antisocial behaviour in Bailieborough

After highlighting antisocial behaviour in Longford yesterday, today’s Joe Finnegan Show focused on the similar incidents in Bailieborough, Co Cavan. PJ Barry, the secretary of...

Londoner claims local tourism signage ‘outdated’

Londoner Christina has been holidaying in Cavan since she was a child and regularly visits the area with her husband and two young children. But...