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3 match ban for Ebony Marinoff following Bríd Stack injury

Brid Stack has started the process of rehabilitation.The 11-time All Ireland winner with Cork suffered a fracture of the C-7 vertebra on her first...
Andy-Reid

Andy Reid Steps Down As Ireland U18 Boss

Andy Reid has stepped down as Ireland Under-18’s head coach after taking up a full-time coaching role with the Nottingham Forest U23s.The Former Ireland...
Cetic-Crest

Neil Lennon Blasts Media And Covid-19 Rules

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has blasted media coverage following Celtic’s New Year trip to Dubai, which resulted in him field two understrength teams.Lennon confirmed...
Leinster

Frawley and Cronin Set For Leinster Return

Leinster Rugby Head Coach Leo Cullen has issued an injury update ahead of Saturday's Guinness PRO14 game against Munster Rugby in Thomond Park.Seán Cronin...
St. Brigids

St. Brigids GAA Club Notes Weekending January 17

St. Brigid's GAA notes week ending January 17th 2020AGM: The club’s annual general meeting will take place this  Friday, January 29th 2021 at 7.30pm....
Killoe-Crest

Killoe Emmet Og Successful In Under-16 Final Appeal

Killoe Emmet Og have been successful with their appeal in their original appeal to the 2019 Longford GAA U16 final.The GAA's Central Competition Controls...
Dave-Hooper

Column: Sigerson Cup Cancellation No Real Loss

Which player has the most Sigerson cup winner’s medals as captain?If that question was thrown in at your next Zoom quiz night, I’d be...
Horse-Racing

Dreal Deal Set For Cheltenham After Punchestown Win

Dreal Deal claimed victory for trainer Ronan McNally in the feature race at Punchestown, Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle.After being held up last...
Hughes-Fabrice-Zango

Zango Sets Indoor Triple Jump World Record

World bronze medallist Hugues Fabrice Zango sailed to a world indoor triple jump record of 18.07m* in Aubiere on Saturday.The 27-year-old from Burkina Faso...
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Limerick Dominate Hurling All-Star Nominations

All Ireland champions Limerick dominate this year's Hurling P-W-C All-Stars shortlist.14 of John Kiely's side are among a total list of 45 with beaten...
allowance

Libraries may be closed under Level 5 but e-books, online magazines as well as...

The public is being reminded the libraries in the Shannonside Northern Sound region provide many more services than just book loans.Local libraries have recorded...
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A man is due in court later in connection with the discovery of a...

A man is due in court later in connection with the discovery of a cannabis growhouse in Co Longford.It was located following a search...

The first Leitrim nursing home resident to receive Covid vaccine says there is now...

The first Leitrim nursing home resident to receive the Covid vaccine this week says there is now light at end of the tunnel.88-year-old Eddie...

Nicola Bergin

Nicola Bergin, Lisbrack, Longford and formerly of Main Street, Longford. 23rd January 2021, peacefully at the residence of her sister Ann at Árd Michael, Longford....

Winnie Mulligan nee McGoldrick

Winnie Mulligan (nee McGoldrick), Cornakelly, Moyne, Co. Longford. January 23rd. Peacefully at the Sunset Lodge, St Joseph’s care home Longford.Pre-deceased by her husband Sonny. Deeply regretted...

SONNY SHEA

SONNY SHEA Lisnaria, Roscommon. January 23rd, 2021; (Peacefully), at his home, surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Betty and much loved...
Italian

Podcast: Mary McAleese

Former President of Ireland Mary McAleese spoke to Joe Finnegan on Friday's JF Show.Take a listen here:
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Podcast: Jimmy Jests

Longford comedian Jimmy Jests spoke to Joe Finnegan on Thursday's JF Show about providing comedy in these lockdown times through social media.Take a listen...

Side By Side January 17th 2021

 Side by Side presented by Eamonn O’Connor, Tony Gilhooly and Patsy Lee.So join Eamonn and Tony as they play great music and talk about...