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Leitrim looking for a bright start in Allianz League

The Leitrim senior football will start their latest attempt to secure promotion from Division four of the Allianz Football league on Sunday next in...

A tricky strat for Rossies as they make the trip to Omagh

The respective early season football competitions have been completed across the country, and now it’s time for action as the 2017 Allianz Football League...

Henderson and Earls start for Ireland against Scotland

Joe Schmidt has named his team for Saturdays 6 Nations opener against Scotland with Ulster’s Iain Henderson to start in the second row and...

Roscommon team named to play Tyrone

The Roscommon senior football team has been named to play Tyrone on Sunday in the opening round of the 2017 Allianz Football league.The Roscommon...

Leitrim Ladies looking to build on early momentum

On Sunday last the Leitrim Ladies got their Division 3 campaign off to a great start under the new management team of Philip Brady,...
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Athlone Town to enjoy financial wind fall from Foreign Investor

The 2017 League of Ireland season in the first Division could be about to get a lot more interesting. The competition will kick off...

Big challenge for Rossies as Tipp come to town

Roscommon kick started their League campaign with victory over Offaly in a very entertaining game. Speaking to our reporter Daithí Boland was Roscommon manager Michael...
Longford

Longford manager James Daly looking to keep high standards

After a comprehensive win over Antrim last week Longford head into round of the league full of confidence.The meeting against the ladies in saffron...

Olympic Gold medalist to compete at AIT International Grand Prix

The AIT International Grand Prix has announced that Sally Pearson will be making here why to Westmeath to compete at this year’s event.Sally is...

Buccs travel West to face Connacht rivals this Friday

Buccaneers face Connacht rivals Galwegians at Crowley Park this Friday night in the Ulster Bank League. This Division 1B clash kicks off at 7.30...

17 Irish Covid deaths and 73 new cases

A further 17 people have died from Covid 19 in the Republic.It brings the death toll to 1631.73 new cases have...
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Longford man will be sentenced in October for defilement of teenage girl

A Longford man will be sentenced in October after pleading guilty to having sex with an underage girl.The man, in his 30s, who cannot...
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2018 report highlights staffing and health care concerns at Castlerea Prison

A report into conditions at Castlerea prison has expressed concern over a lack of psychiatric cover for inmates.The Visiting Committee report for 2018 also...

Freda Ethel Den Hertog

Freda Ethel Den Hertog, Sancurry, Drumshanbo, Leitrim. Sadly missed by daughter Alison, son in law Brian. Peacefully after a brief illness at Sligo general.Removal to family...

Frank Caulfield

Frank Caulfield. Harrow, London and formerly Kilcorkey, Ballinagare, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. May 20th, peacefully.Sadly missed and remembered with love by his brother Tom...

Nancy O’Connor

Nancy O’Connor (nee Leonard) Newpark, Kiltoom, Athlone, Co. Roscommon. Monday, 25th May. Peacefully surrounded by her loving family in the tender and loving care of the Doctors,...

Podcast: Normal People

Youth Worker Caoilean Faux spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about Normal People.Take a listen here: 

Podcast: Sarah Costello

Sarah Costello from Costello's Nursing Home in Lanesborough spoke to Tuesday morning's JF Show.Take a listen here: 

Podcast: Hairdresser Plea

Margaret Mulvihill is the owner of Zara Exclusive hair design in Longford and a member of the Executive council of the national hairdressing federation.Take...