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Concerns and Worries now surrounding the resumption of GAA inter county action

A Gaelic Players Association survey is asking inter-county stars if they want the Allianz National Hurling and Football Leagues and Championships to go ahead...
GAA

Shannonside teams set to travel North as it prepares to lockdown

The GAA inter-county season has come under renewed pressure due to the government’s new COVID-19 restrictions.Under ‘level 3’ restrictions, the club championships have been...
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Letirim need win to move out of relegation battle

This Saturday evening will see Leitrim make the trip to Pairc Esler in Newry to face Down with the hope of moving out of...
GAA

Longford request change of venue for League encounter with Derry

It is believed that Longford GAA have requested a change of venue for this weekend's Division 3 league encounter with Derry due to concerns...
GAA-Hurling&Football

Ulster GAA get planning permission to develop Casement Park in Belfast

Northern Irelands Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has announced her decision to recommend planning approval for the new stadium at Casement Park in Belfast.As a...

Athletics World Saddened by sudden passing of Pat Hooper

The Athletics World has been saddened by the sudden passing of Pat Hooper, father of Dave Hooper, head of sport with us here at...
GAA

GAA will return with National league fixtures

The GAA will commence the inter county season with the return of the National league.There had been speculation that the Association would look for...

League fixtures maybe dropped to ensure Intercounty championship

It is believed that counties are being contacted today, to see if dropping the remaining 2 National league games would be accepted to ensure...

Blow for GAA Intercounty competitions as Fermanagh suspend all activity

The prospect of an Inter county GAA football season has taken a hit today, with the Fermanagh County board suspending all activity in the...
GAA

Former All Ireland winner is hopeful the championship will go ahead

The GAA Championship is on course to proceed behind closed doors following the placement of the entire country under Level 3 guidelines to deal...

Eleven birds of prey have died due to human interference over the past 12...

Eleven birds of prey died as result of human interference in the last 12 years in the Shannonside Northern Sound region.A new report published...
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Sligo University Hospital has sent an apology to a Leitrim woman over shortcomings in...

Sligo University Hospital has apologised to a Leitrim woman after for the shortcomings in clinical judgement when she presented at its A&E in severe...
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Irish Rail has confirmed two Dublin services for Longford passengers will be cancelled for...

Irish Rail has confirmed that two services serving Longford passengers will be cancelled for the next three weeks.The 05.38 Longford to Pearse and 18.15...

Ellen (Eileen) Boyle (nee Forde)

Ellen (Eileen) Boyle (nee Forde) Connecticut, USA and late of Kilmahon, Drumlish, Co. Longford. Wednesday, October 21st.Wife of the late Vincent Boyle. Deeply regretted by her four...

Brian (James) Milton.

Brian (James) Milton. Woodview, Churchtown, Mallow and late of Rooskey, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully, at the Bons Secour Hospital, Cork.Beloved husband of Deirdre (nee Daly) and much...
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Ciara Mary Donnelly

Ciara Mary Donnelly Ballinlass, Ballinamore Bridge, Co. Galway. Friday, October 23rd, suddenly.Predeceased by her brother Patrick. Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her parents, brothers, sisters-in-law,...
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Podcast: Paddy Joe Burke

Roscommon barber Paddy Joe Burke joined Joe Finnegan on Friday's programme to offer words of encouragement to people as we set in for another...

Sail West

In Sail West Producer Brian Kenny uncovers the story of Monaghans famous son John Mac Kenna known as Don Juan Mac Kenna, the co-liberator...

Podcast: Halloween Family Traditions

Gerry and Lorraine joined the Joe Finnegan Show to talk about Halloween family traditions.Take a listen here: