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Bucaneers Conroy get Ireland 7’s Call

Jordan Conroy will be part of the Irish team for the Moscow 7’s competition. The Ireland Men's 7s management confirmed the 13-man squad to travel...

Henshaw to miss Pro-14 semi-final

Robbie Henshaw is out of Leinster’s Guinness Pro 14 semi-final with Munster having suffered a knee injury in the European Champions Cup final. Leinster also...

Robbie Henshaw receives Civic Honour from Westmeath County Council.

Robbie Henshaw on being awarded an Address of Recognition by Westmeath County Council. The Athlone man excelled for Leinster on Saturday as Leo Cullens side...

Christian Short new head coach of Buccaneers

Buccaneers RFC have announced the appointment of Christian Short as Head Coach replacing Darin Klaasen as the midlands club prepares for an immediate bid to return...

Garryowen the visitors for Buccaneers final home game of the season

Buccaneers are looking to finish season on a winning note. Two rounds of fixtures remain in Division 1A of the Ulster Bank League with Buccaneers...

Athlone Town v UCD Rescheduled

Athlone Town’s EA Sports Cup first round game with UCD has been rescheduled for Tuesday March 27th. The EA Sports Cup first round ties that...

Buccaneers game off

Buccaneers scheduled game with Clontarf on Saturday in Dubarry Park has been called off. The IRFU have advised that due to the prevailing weather conditions...

Athlone’s visit to Drogheda set for March 11

Athlone Town’s visit to Drogheda United has been rescheduled for Sunday March 11th. The FAI have rescheduled the game and a number of games in...

International rugby returning to Dubarry Park

In 2016, Dubarry Park in Athlone ceased hosting Ireland’s under 20 Six Nations rugby home games. The games were relocated to Donnybrook. It’s expected that...

Buccaneers taught by students

Dublin University 21 Buccaneers 17 Buccaneers couldn’t build on their first half dominance as they fell to defeat to Dublin University in College park Dublin. Buccs had...

Iconic Roscommon pub to be sold

One of Roscommon town’s longest-established bars is for sale. McCrann’s of Castle Street is one of the best-known family-run pubs in the county and a...

Senator Feighan says he will abide by Fine Gael decision on possible third candidate...

Roscommon Senator Frank Feighan says he will abide by whatever decision the national executive of Fine Gael makes in terms of adding another candidate...

PSA warns homeowners to always check registration details of security providers

Homeowners and businesses in the Shannonside region are being urged to ensure that they only use registered and fully licensed security companies. The Private Security...

Elizabeth (Betty) Riddell (nee Leech)

Elizabeth (Betty) Riddell (nee Leech) St. Michael's Place, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Friday 20th July. Reposing at Serenity Funeral Home, Main Street, Ballinasloe Saturday from six o’clock...

Margaret Goode (nee Murray)

Margaret Goode (nee Murray) St Joseph's Place, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway and formerly of Derrylahan, Ballydangan, Athlone, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the...

Elizabeth McGinley (Nee McTague)

Elizabeth McGinley (Nee McTague) Kintogher, Sligo and formerly Church Street, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Brentwood Monor, Convoy, Co. Donegal. Reposing at her home at...

Listen back – JF SHOW PANEL

Talk about 'Putin' your foot in it... Would or Wouldn't?? Who could have imagined the uproar these words and subsequent back track that would have...

Falling in love with a prisoner

How does it happen that you fall in love with your penpal who happens to be a prisoner serving a life sentence in America? On...

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...