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Brennan Aims For Sligo Ladies Improvement

Let there be no debate: Sligo Ladies were the most fortunate team in football in 2020.TG4 Intermediate Semi-finalists in the previous four years, Sligo...

Can the GAA avoid bursting the “Covid” Bubble

Mid-January, 10 months into restrictions, lockdowns, opening up, locking down again, level 5 back to 2 up to 3 over to Level 5 plus...
Longford

Gareth Johnston Takes Over Longford Minors

Gareth Johnston has been named as the new Longford minor manager for 2021.Former Rathcline manager Johnston previously managed the county minor side in 2014...
GAA

Seven Cavan Players Get All-Star Nomination

Cavan’s Ulster championship winning season has resulted in seven nominations for the PwC All-stars.Raymond Galligan, Ciarán Brady, Padraig Faulkner, Gerry Smith, Gearóid McKiernan, Martin...
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Legendary Cork Ladies Manager Eamonn Ryan Passes Away

Legendary Cork Ladies football manager Eamonn Ryan has passed away at the age of 79.Ryan guided Cork to ten TG4 All-Ireland Senior titles and...
Roscommon

Poacher And Flannery Join Roscommon Backroom Team

Steven Poacher and Gary Flannery have joined the Roscommon Senior Football coaching team for 2021.Down man Poacher joined Carlow GAA in 2017, will bring...
GAA-Hurling&Football

Sigerson and Fitzgibbon cup competitions cancelled for this academic year

The GAA' s Higher Education committee have confirmed that there will be no Third Level championships taking place in the remainder of this academic...

Leitrim GAA 50 mile challenge getting World wide support

While all GAA action is on hold at the moment due to the restrictions surrounding the Coronavirus, fundraising is still something that is happening...

Alan Kelly steps away from his coaching role with the Irish Team

Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny has accepted the decision of goalkeeping coach Alan Kelly to step away from his role with the national...
GAA

Preparing an Intercounty panel is like kicking at a moving goalpost

Cavan U20 manager Damien Donohoe has remarked that planning with the panel is like kicking at a moving goalpost.Having been appointed prior to Christmas,...
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...
custody

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:
Italian

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...