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Longford

Two points in the bag as Longford beat Offaly

Denis Connerton’s Longford got off to a winning start in division three with a 1-12 to 0-10 points victory over Offaly at Glennon Brothers...

Old rivals to face off again in Glennon Brothers Pearse Park

In Division Four of the Allianz National Football League on Sunday, Longford will host familiar foes Offaly at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park with the...

An ‘Offaly’ familiar beginning for Longford in Allianz League

The Longford senior football team will operate out of Division three of the Allianz Football league for the second year running in 2017. Denis...

Longford manager James Daly looking to keep high standards

After a comprehensive win over Antrim last week Longford head into round of the league full of confidence.The meeting against the ladies in saffron...

Longford RFC full of confidence

After beating Tullamore in the first round of The Towns Cup Longford RFC head into round two with plenty of confidence.Shannonsides John Lynch spoke...

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...

Granard to honor commentator Brendan O’Reilly

A plan is in place in Granard to honor Brendan O' Reilly.There has been criticism from the community in Mulranny in Mayo who are...

Minister David Stanton says new jobs will be created with with the new integration...

Up to 20 jobs could be created with the new integration centre in Ballinamore, Leitrim.The Minister for Integration David Stanton is assuring people in...

Gardai warning Shannonside householders of scammer targeting broadband customers

Gardai in the Shannonside region are warning householders of a new phone scam that is targeting broadband customers after a woman almost lost €5,000...

Elizabeth (Lily) Diamond (nee Charters).

Elizabeth (Lily) Diamond (nee Charters). Mountnorris, Newcastle, Co. Down and formerly Lisanagh, Edgeworthsown, Co. Longford. Thursday, 17th October. Peacefully at Daisy Hill Hopital, Newry. Dearly beloved wife of...

Charles Thompson.

Charles Thompson. Williamstown, Finea, Co. Westmeath. Wednesday, 16th, October, suddenly at Beaumount Hospital, Dublin, surrounded by his loving family. Reposing at his home Friday...

Julie O’Donohoe announced as Green Party candidate for Roscommon Galway

The Green Party has announced its candidate to run in an upcoming general election in Roscommon Galway.Julie O'Donohoe has been selected to represent the...

PODCAST: Lively debate on the JF show Friday panel

It was another case of lively debate in the Shannonside studios today when Joe Finnegan was joined by Fine Gael MEP Maria Walsh, Sinn...

PODCAST: “…Mouth like a Lough Erne pike” – the region’s favourite Irish sayings

The Joe Finnegan show decided to talk about our favourite  Irish sayings this week following on from a recent Irish Times article by Journalist...

Sportsbeat – Monday October 14

On a busy weekend for Sports weekend get all the reaction from the County finals in the region.Reaction from Glencar Manor Hamilton’s win over...