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Athlone IT Hosting Athletics Grand Prix

The sixth edition of the Athlone IT International Athletics Grand Prix takes place today.Proceedings get underway at 6pm. The schedule will include women's 60m,...

Connacht’s Denis Buckley Signs Contract Extension

Connacht Rugby have confirmed that Denis Buckley has signed a two year contract extension. The prop will remain at his home province until the...

Remembering Mullinalaghta’s Leinster Championship Triumph

St Columba's Mullinalaghta take on Dr Crokes on Saturday in the AIB All-Ireland club Semi-final in Thurles at half past three.Back in December, St...

2019 Athlone IT Grand Prix Launched

The Athlone IT Grand Prix will take place tomorrow for the sixth year.Many top-class internationals competing in a variety of events in men’s and...

Tributes paid to Former Leitrim Coach John Morrison

Former Leitrim assistant manager John Morrison has died.The Armagh man served as assistant to Mickey Moran with Leitrim between 2009 and 2011.The well-respected GAA...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 11th February 2019

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening on Shannonside Northern Sound FM between eight and nine pm.On this edition of the show on...

Irish Racing Board Lift UK Equine-Flu Ban

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board have lifted the ban on British-trained horses racing in Ireland with immediate effect.The ban was imposed due to the...

Cunningham Positive After Tyrone Draw

Anthony Cunningham took the positives from the 1-10 each draw with Tyrone, even though chances of a last gasp win were denied.In the game’s...

Longford Scalp Boyne in Provincial Towns Cup

Longford took a notable scalp of Boyne RFC yesterday in Drogheda to take their place in the Quarter Finals of the Provincial Towns Cup.Located...

Allianz Leauge Team Of The Week Rd3

Week three of the Allianz National Football league saw Leitrim and Longford win, Roscommon draw and Cavan and Monaghan suffer defeat.There was enough talking...

Rooskey direct provision centre looks set to open in next two weeks

A direct-provision centre looks set to open at Rooskey in the next two weeks.The planned opening of the Shannon Key West Hotel was delayed...
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Hopes funding for Edgeworthstown will boost population

It's hoped regeneration funding for Edgeworthstown will attract new people to come to the town to live and work.Funding of almost €1.3m has been...

Ballaghaderreen leads the way as GMIT satellite creative centre

It's hoped that more towns in the Shannonside region could develop collaborations with ITs and universities to develop satellite centres.Work on 'An Bealach' creative...

Oliver Doonan

Oliver Doonan, Cloodrumman-mór, Fenagh, Leitrim. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife Eileen and son Martin, brothers Pat Joe (Gowel) Micheál and Kevin...

Kathleen Byrne (nee Macken)

Kathleen Byrne (nee Macken), Abbeylands, Ballynacargy, Co. Westmeath. Monday, February 18th peacefully at her sons residence. Pre-deceased by her husband Charlie. Reposing at her son's...

Terence Lawrence.

Terence Lawrence. Church View Drive, Drumlish, Co. Longford and late of Walsall, West Midlands, England. Sunday, February, 17th Reposing at his residence today (Mon) from five...

Podcast; The This Week Show 17th February 2019

The This Week Show with Kevin McDermott is a look back on the week that was on Shannonside Northern Sound FM.On the Show this...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 18th February 2019

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening on Shannonside Northern Sound FM between eight and nine pm.On this edition of the show on...

RECIPE: Chef Sham from The Cottage, Jamestown on The JF Cookery Corner

  The Cookery Corner on The Joe Finnegan Show on Shannonside Northern Sound has a new chef! Every two weeks, Chef Sham Hanifa from the...