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Longford RFC progress to next round of Towns Cup

Longford progress beyond the first round of the Towns Cup thanks to a sparkling performance that saw them contain a bristly Tullamore attack, while...

Worrying injury to Ronan Sweeney after Hastings Cup defeat

A great contest was seen at Abbeylara as Meath came out winners against Longford in the Hastings Cup Final after extra time, 3-10 –...

New Longford Manager targets league promotion

It’s always refreshing to listen to a manager that has confidence in both himself and his team when they conduct an interview in the...

Longford under 21’s unlikely to offer Royal pardon.

The Longford under 21football team will play Meath in the Hastings cup final on Sunday next in Lynch Park, Abbeylara. The game will...

Shannonside Soccer Clubs unhappy with new soccer league structure

The Changes that are to be introduced to the domestic soccer league for the 2017 season could put the very future of the clubs...

Towns Cup action for Longford RFC this weekend

Sundays sees the opening round of the Towns Cup begin as Longford RFC welcome Tullamore to CPL Park.The competition is an open draw format...

Longford Rugby move five points clear of chasing pack

Longford Rugby went five points clear at the top of Division 2A thanks to a clinical and concise victory over Newbridge at CPL Park. ...

Longford are into Hastings cup final after winning Shannonside derby

A David McGivney inspired Longford side defeated neighbours Leitrim by 2-13 to 3-08 to book their place in the Hastings Cup Final . McGivney...

Longford marathons Inaugral starter Noel Henry fondly remembered

Well known marathon runner Liam Fenelon from Longford who has completed 303 Marathons joined Tony Ghee in studio on Sportsbeat on Shannonside FM to...

Longford Rugby First Fifteen victory propels them back to top of the table

Longford Performance XV went back to the top of Division Two A of the Leinster League thanks to a comprehensive win over Roscrea at...

Roscommon Hospital Action Committee has collected more than €50,000 in recent years

The Roscommon Hospital Action Committee has revealed it's collected more than €53,000 in recent years.The money has been spent on improvements at both Roscommon...

Planning permission for a number of sports pitches have been lodged with local authorities

Planning permission for a number of sports pitches have been lodged with local authorities across the Shannonside region over the past fortnight.In Leitrim, permission...

Emergency services at crash on N5 between Strokestown and Tarmonbarry

Gardai and emergency services are attending the scene of a crash on the N5 this evening between Tarmonbarry and Stokestown. The multi-vehicle incident is...

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan Castleruby, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon Thursday October 18th, peacefully in his 89th year at University Hospital, Roscommon. Predeceased by his baby daughter Miriam. Deeply...

Laurence Dolan

Laurence Dolan Garryfliuch, Derradda, ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Laurence Dolan, Garryfliugh, Derradda, Corraleehan, Co. Leitrim Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Thursday 18th October He will...

Hugh (Hubie) McAuley

Hugh (Hubie) McAuley.Tullynamaltra, Corlough, Co. Cavan. Wednesday, October, 17th surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff at...

LISTEN: Lively debate on JF Show weekly panel

There were plenty of topics to debate on today's Joe Finnegan Show panel, such as Brexit, Denis Naughten's resignation as a minister and the...

LISTEN: Former Minister Denis Naughten shares details of Leo meeting

Following his shock resignation from the Cabinet table announced in Dáil Éireann yesterday, former Communications Minister Deputy Denis Naughten spoke live to The Joe...

PODCAST: Roscommon GAA apologises for overcharging cock-up

Roscommon GAA has been criticised for inadvertently overcharging some supporters to a recent championship match.A large number of those who attended the Roscommon...