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Leitrim into Hastings Cup Semi final

The Hastings Cup semi finals for 2017 will see Longford at home to Leitrim, while Meath will face Cavan in another local derby. The draw for the Shield semi...

Ref Brian Crowe on Saturday Sport about the role of referees

Well known former inter-county Cavan referee Brian Crowe joined John Lynch on Saturday Sport to discuss his career and the role of referees in...

Longford manager Denis Connerton calls for College teams to Withdraw from the O’Byrne Cup.

The Longford senior football team manager, Denis Connerton has called for college teams to withdraw from the O'Byrne cup competition. The Longford boss in his...

Longford under 21 team secure semi-final spot

  Longford 2-13   Roscommon 1-11Longford U21s booked their place in the Hastings Cup semi-final after coming from behind to defeat neighbours Roscommon in their final Group...

O’Malley thrilled to have Kerry legend as mentor

Darren O’Malley enjoyed a fairly quiet day between the posts on Sunday last when Roscommon defeated IT Sligo in the opening round of the...

Wholesale Changes on Roscommon team for NUIG encounter

The Roscommon senior football team has been named for tomorrow’s Connacht FBD league encounter with NUIG.  Roscommon manager, Kevin McStay is using the opportunity...

Rise in expenditure between Connacht counties

The spending cost on inter county teams has grown and grown over the last decade with the amateur game operating at a professional level...

Injury hit Connacht name squad for Champions Cup game

Connacht Head Coach Pat Lam has named his 23 man squad for tomorrow’s Champions Cup game against Italian side Zebre at the Showgrounds.There are...

Awards Success for Leanne Kiernan

There was great news for the Shannonside Northernsound region yesterday when it came to the FAI Ladies Awards.Shelbourne star player Noelle Murray, won THE FAI...

Leitrim manager warns players of the “different dynamics” of Galway challenge

 Benny Guickan may only be the early stages of his reign as manager of the Leitrim senior football team, however he is around long...
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Gardai receive new information on Pat Heeran’s disappearance

New information, which may be connected with the disappearance of Leitrim man Pat Heeran, has been passed on to Gardai following a TV appeal...

Warm welcome for announcement of John Major’s visit to Longford next month

Longford councillor Mick Cahill says he's thrilled that John Major will be in Longford next month to attend the inaugural Albert Reynolds memorial lecture.The...

Vara resigns as Northern Ireland Minister following publication of Brexit plans

Shilesh Vara has resigned as Northern Ireland Minister. His resignation comes after Theresa Mays cabinet yesterday backed plans to leave the EU after...

Kathleen Farrell

Kathleen Farrell (nee Lennon), Cloonlyon, Ballygar, Co. Galway. Wednesday, November 14th, peacefully at P.U.H., Ballinasloe.Dearly loved wife of Jimmy.Reposing at...

Brendan Morgan

Brendan Morgan, Churchview, Collinstown, Co. Westmeath and late of Fore, Castlepollard. Tuesday November 13th, suddenly at St. James Hospital, Dublin.Sadly missed by his...

John Healy

John Healy, Carrowreagh, Athleague, Co Roscommon. Tuesday, November 13th, Suddenly.Pre-deceased by his sister Mary (Raftery) and brother Jimmy. He will be very sadly...

PODCAST: Ref-abuse not confined to soccer

With the outcry continuing into the assault on referee Daniel Sweeney in a match at Horseleap, on the Offaly/Westmeath border, last weekend, today we...

LISTEN: Will the RSA issue free breathalyzers to prevent unintentional drink driving?

Following a piece with Noel Gibbons, Road Safety Officer with Mayo County Council where The Joe Finnegan Show highlighted the need for people to...

LISTEN: Cannabis campaigners forced to go to government with “begging bowl” again

Martin who is based in Monaghan is living with Parkinsons while Edel in Roscommon is living with MS. They both have found benefits from...