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Roscommon

Enon Gavin & Declan Meehan Added to St Brigid’s Management Ticket

The Roscommon Senior Football champions, St Brigid’s have ratified their management team for 2017.  Current manager Frankie Dolan will remain on at the helm...

St Mary’s Strokestown Through to Connancht Semi-Final

The various Schools GAA competitions in Connacht continued over the course of the week with St Mary’s Strokestown recording a comfortable win over Coláiste...

Hartley Giving 6 Week Ban

Northampton and England hooker Dylan Hartley has been given just a six-week suspension by a disciplinary committee in London today. Hartley was cited under Law...

New three-year agreement to support Gaelic Inter-County Players Announced

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny was joined by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD and the Minister of State for Tourism and...

2017 Connacht League Fixtures

The Connacht Senior Football League isn’t too long away now from starting up with county teams preparing ahead of the start of the inter...

A Blossom Summer Ahead For Irish Rugby

 Japan Rugby Football Union has today confirmed their dates for the two Test matches against Ireland in June 2017.Joe Schmidt’s side will open their...

Connacht GAA School Results

Tue, 13 Dec, NUI, Galway Senior C, Venue: A: Connacht GAA Centre, (Round 2(F)), Gortnor Abbey Crossmolina 2-7 St. Bridgets, Loughrea 2-6 Group A, Venue:...

Connacht Schools GAA Fixtures

Tue 13 Dec Knockout, Venue: A: Connacht GAA Centre, (Round 1(D)), St. Joseph`s College Galway V Carrick-on-Shannon Community School 12:30, Ref: John Gilmartin Senior C,...

LISTEN: Minister outlines changes to controversial Forestry Programme

There has been much opposition in Leitrim to the increased afforestation of the county.But changes in the mid-term review of the Forestry Programme, signed...

More than 50 people homeless in Longford in 2017

New figures show 56 people were provided with homeless services by Longford County Council last year.Details released under the Freedom of Information Act show...

Athlone IT: Door still open for community games return

The president of Athlone IT remains hopeful the Community Games will return to the college in the future.The event was held in the venue...

Mary Duffy

Mary DuffyLaurel Lodge Nursing Home, longford and formerly Phibsboro, Dublin and Lettergullion, Ballinamuck, co Longford.Tuesday February 20th peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar.Reposing...

Bernie Ward

Bernie WardDrum and formerly of Ward’s Bar, Baylough, Athlone.Wednesday February 21stReposing at The Strand Funeral Home, Athlone on (Fri) from five o’clock until eight...

Fr. Pat Shortt

Fr. Pat ShorttEugene, Missouri, United States, Pastor of Our Lady of Snows Parish, Missouri and formerly of Camber, Cloone, Co. LeitrimThursday 21st December, 2017.Deeply...

Should we fear vulture funds?

 Permanent TSB has revealed the majority of the mortgages it's selling belong to private homeowners.A statement issued by the bank claims that 14-thousand out...

The perfect cup of tea

We Irish love our tea.New figures from Euro monitor international show we as a country are the fifth highest consumer in the world –...
Rugby

Podcast: rugby and imagination

There is hours of entertainment in a book.Kevin McDermott on Sportsbeat spoke with book author Gerard Siggins Initially a sports journalist, he worked for...