Sunday, August 20, 2017

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    Sunday Gold with Colm Gallagher

Roscommon

Ballinasloe Town all set for Connacht Cup final

In the Connacht Cup Final at Galway on Sunday Roscommon and District League Premier Division side Ballinasloe Town take on the Galway Premier Division...

Can Castlerea Celtic win back to back Challenge Cup titles?

Last season will be one that Castlerea Celtic never forget as they clinched a league and cup double. Not much went wrong for them...

Ballymoe FC looking for league and cup double

A big weekend lies ahead for the Roscommon and District League. Ballymoe FC and fellow Roscommon and District league Premier side Castlerea Celtic clash...

Roscommon to compete in Nicky Rackard Cup next season

Roscommon have been relegated to the Nicky Rackard Cup after two seasons in the Christy ring cup after a brave effort ending defeat to...

Higgins to concentrate exclusively on Club Commitments

  The Roscommon senior management team have confirmed to Shannonside Sport this week that Western Gales, Kevin Higgin’s has departed the senior football panel. Higgins...

Ballymoe FC manager Kevin Earley looks back on their successful season

In local soccer Ballymoe FC became the Roscommon and District League premier division Champions for the first time in their history after a dramatic...

Boyle Celtic named among Finalists for 2017 FAI Club of the Year

The eight nominees for the prestigious FAI Club of the Year have been announced with representatives from six different counties. From a Shannonside prospective...

Will it be third time lucky for Roscommon hurlers against Mayo

This Saturday at Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada sees the Roscommon hurlers look to keep their Christy Ring status alive as they take on Mayo...

Does the Roscommon Championship need change?

As the inter county season really gets underway this weekend a number of club championships will be put on hold for a certain period...

Roscomon champions enjoy dramatic win over St Faithleach’s

The Club championship action continued in Roscommon over the weekend, with the second round of matches in the senior football championship taking center stage, ...

More revelations regarding Barcelona attack

Remains of a second body have been found at the house where last week's terror attacks in Spain were planned. It was previously thought only...

Rainfall warning in place for local counties

A status yellow weather alert remains in place for the Shannonside Northern Sound region today. Met Éirean's rainfall warning is in place for Connacht, Longford,...

Planning approved for astro-turf pitch in Fourmilehouse

Roscommon County Council has given planning permission for an AstroTurf pitch at Fourmilehouse. In February, Kilbride Community Centre applied to develop a 25-metre by 40-metre...

Maura Kenny (née Farrell)

Maura Kenny (née Farrell) Gurteenreevagh, Ballinalee, Co Longford. Saturday, August, 19th peacefully after an illness bravely borne in the tender and loving care of the...

Fr Jim Tighe (Retired Parish Priest Elphin, Co Roscommon)

Fr Jim Tighe (Retired parish priest Elphin, Co Roscommon) Saturday, August, 19th peacefully. Son of the late Thomas and Kathleen Tighe and brother of the late...

Norah Seery (nee Mitchell)

Norah Seery (nee Mitchell) Clonellan, Ballydangan, Athlone and formerly of Menlough, Ballinasloe. Saturday, August, 19th Reposing at her home in Clonellan, Ballydangan tomorrow (Sun) from four...

PODCAST: A Feature interview with Longford Town legend Alan Kirby

Alan Kirby is one of Longford Town FC’s greatest ever soccer players having spent six seasons with the club in two separate spells, between...

Podcast: The History of Ballinamore Athlethics club

Ballinamore Athletic Club catalogue their history on Monday, August 14, in a book called "Maroon Above the Green" written by club founder Padraig Griffin. The...

Podcast: Preview to Longford Marathon 2017

The Pat the Baker Longford Marathon took it’s first step of 2017 when the official launch was held recently. The event is commonly known...