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Republic of Ireland held by Scotland in second Elite Round qualifier

The Republic of Ireland Women's Under 17s remain in contention for a place at this summer's UEFA Women's U19 European Championships after drawing 0-0 with...

Offlay Qualify for Leinster Under 21 Football Final

Next week will promise to be a very buys one for the Shannonside teams in the respective Leinster and Connacht under 21 football championships.In...

Noel King names U21 squad

Irish U21 manager Noel King has named a 19-man squad for the game against Kosovo later this month.Ireland will begin their bid to qualify...

Launch of Moto Stages Rally

Midland Motor Club will run its annual Moto Stages Rally on Sunday 26th March. Midland Motor Club is delighted to have main sponsors Longford...

Roscommon ladies looking to keep momentum going

The Roscommon ladies make the trip to neighbouring county Leitrim this weekend in the Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 3 game in Ballinamore...

Big game for Leitrim ladies in National Football League

It’s a Shannonside derby in Ballinamore this Saturday as Leitrim welcome the visit of Roscommon in the Lidl Ladies National Football League.Leitrim come into...

RDFL fixture Update

A busy week of fixtures is the RDFL. It all kicks off tomorrow with Ballinasloe Town facing Ahascragh in The Hearld Premier Division while...

‘Giddy Up’ It’s day 1 of The Cheltenham Festival

The Cheltenham festival gets underway today and there’s plenty of excitement. For many day 1 is considered the best day of Festival for any number...

Longford & District Schoolboy/girls fixtures

It’s a busy weekend of action in the underage scene in the Longford & District Schoolboy/girls. There are two big final games on Saturday with...

O’Neill names provisional squad for upcoming games

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill unveiled a 39-man provisional squad for the March games against Wales and Iceland at Aviva Stadium.O'Neill revealed his...
Funeral

Man’s body found in west Roscommon

A man's body has been recovered from the water in west Roscommon.Gardaí confirm the remains of a man in his late fifties were...

Athlone lock shuts for major upgrade

Athlone Lock is closing this week to allow for a substantial project to be carried out over the next six weeks.The lock was built...

Campaign to halt Derryadd wind farm intensifies

A group opposing the erection of massive wind turbines at Derryadd outside Lanesboro says it's gathering good evidence that it hope will help its...

Bridget Rogers (nee Mahon)

Bridget Rogers (nee Mahon) Cullyfad, Killoe, Co. Longford. Peacefully in her 95th year in the excellent care of the staff at Lissadell Lodge, Laurel Lodge...

John Gaffey

John Gaffey, Birchgrove, Ballinasloe, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, November 15th , peacefully in the care of the wonderful staff of University Hospital, Galway and...

Simon McGuinness

Simon McGuinness, Church Street, Roscommon and late of McGuinness’s Pharmacy, Main Street, Roscommon. Friday, November 16th peacefully in the loving care of the staff...
White House Hotel

LISTEN: Sadness as west Roscommon hotel shuts

A west Roscommon hotel has closed.Padraic Whelan has run the White House Hotel at Ballinlough since May of last year. He was renting...

LISTEN: Interview with major local employer

One of the midlands’ biggest employers is Grant Engineering in Birr, Co Offaly.The company was established in 1977 and is one of the...

PODCAST: Phase two of Castlerea food hub begins

The tendering process is under way for the second phase of the food hub in Castlerea.A total of €500,000 of state funding has...