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Athlone Town V Wexford preview

The League of Ireland seasons resumes tonight after its 2 week summer break. Athlone Town will be hoping the second half of the season...

Brett Wilkinson to take up international role

Buccaneers Rugby Club Head Coach, Brett Wilkinson is set to leave the club to take an International coaching opportunity with the Hong Kong national...

Rowing in Athlone is growing in popularity

Rowing has grown in popularity after the success of the ODonovan brothers from Cork winning a silver medal at the Olympics and Shannonside FM’s...

Cavan v Westmeath: The Cavan perspective

Cavan and Westmeath will face each other for a place in division one next season when they replay their division 2 final in Birr...

Cavan and Westmeath must replay Division 2 Final

Cavan and Westmeath will have to do it all again next weekend after they finished level in the Lidl Ladies division 2 football final...

Division 2 Final: Cavan v Westmeath- The Cavan perspective

 This Sunday will see the Cavan ladies contest the Division 2 league final as they continue their quest to play in the top tier...

11 Irish players part of Lions squad.

Jared Payne was one of the surprise inclusions in the 41-man Lions squad named today for the summer tour of New Zealand.The Ulster back...

Competitive entry list for Monaghan Stages Rally.

The Monaghan Motor club 2017 Four Seasons stages rally will take place this Sunday.The event is a counting round of the Triton Showers National...

Damien SHAW TAKES FIRST PROFESSIONAL STAGE WIN IN FRANCE

 Mullingar born Damien Shaw won the first stage of the Tour du Loir et Cher (2.2) in France yesterday securing his first ever professional...

Buccaneers U20’s in next round of Purcell Cup

Just like the Seniors the Buccaneers U-20’s travelled Naas as the clubs squared up to each other in the Purcell Cup at sun-basked Dubarry...
Planning

An Bord Pleanála has refused planning permission for a takeaway in Strokestown

An Bord Pleanála has refused planning permission for a takeaway in Strokestown after a rival fast-food outlet lodged an appeal against it.Roscommon County Council...

Progress continues on Centre Parcs in Longford

The significant jobs boost Center Parcs will bring to Longford appears to be one of the most common question among locals in Ballymahon about...

Twelve public liability claims were made against Longford County Council during July

Twelve public liability claims were made against Longford County Council during July, with the majority involving potholes or roads issues.September's meeting of Longford County...

Michael (Mickie) Sharkey

Michael (Mickie) Sharkey.Felton Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.Thursday, September, 20th 2018.Husband of June, father of the late Paddy Sharkey.Sadly missed by his...

Kathleen (Kathy) Farrell

Kathleen (Kathy) Farrell.Dromad, Aughacashel, Co. Leitrim.Thursday, September, 20th peacefully at her home.She will be sadly missed by her relatives, neighbours and...

Ciaran Farrell

Ciaran Farrell , Derrygeel,Lanesboro,Co.Longford. unexpectedly at his residence.18th September 2018.Ciaran will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his family ,father Patrick,mother Pamela,...

LISTEN: Interview with new owner of iconic Carrick premises

A landmark building in Carrick-on-Shannon has sold to a local businessman.Gartlan’s newsagents in Bridge Street closed recently after serving the town for 80 years.The...

PODCAST: Focus on Carrick coffee roastery

One of the many businesses based in Leitrim’s technology enterprise centre, called the Hive in Carrick-on-Shannon, is a successful coffee roastery.Art of Coffee was...

PODCAST: Special focus on adult literacy

September is National Adult Literacy Month and the National Adult Literacy Agency has launched an information campaign called 'Take the First Step'.To find out...