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Roscommon Minor Hurlers to play in Leisnter Minor League

The Roscommon Minor Hurling team will get a number of stern examinations in the spring of 2017 as the fixtures for 2017 Leinster minor...
Leitrim-GAA

All to play for in Hasting Cup for Leitrim this weekend

Leitrim’s final group game of the Hastings Cup is against Offaly this Saturday at 3pm in Annaduff.Benny Guickan will hope to see his side...
GAA

Hasting Cup battle between Shannonside teams tomorrow night

Longford welcome Roscommon tomorrow night for the final round of group games in the Hastings Cup.Longford head into game with a win and a...

Speculation intensifies on possible McGregor V Mayweather bout

There is increased speculation today that Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will take part in a once off fight under boxing rules that could...

Longford Defeat Offaly in O’Byrne Cup

The Longford senior football team registered their opening points in the 2017 O’Byrne cup last night when they go the better of a poor and...
Racing

2016 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner retired

The 2016 Cheltenham Gold Cup champion Don Cossack has been retired from racing following a further injury setback.The superstar of Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown House...
Tennis

A step closer to Australian Open for Irish tennis player

Irish tennis player James McGee took the first step towards the main draw at the Australian Open with a straight sets win on Wednesday...
Longford

Longford in O’Byrne Cup action tonight

Longford play the second round of their O’Byrne Cup tonight at Pairc Chiaran in Newtowncashel.Offaly are the visitors and come into the game after...

Three New Signings For Connacht Rugby

It was announced today that Connacht rugby have signed three new players which will ease the current injury crisis that Pat Lam has to...

Welsh rugby great gets ready for some GAA

Former Welsh winger Shane Williams has this week arrived in Donegal. Williams who is Wales top try scorer swaps the oval ball for the round ball...

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...
murder

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...
weapons

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...

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,...

Kathleen Maxwell (Nee Brady)

Kathleen Maxwell (Nee Brady) Dromore, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Monday, May 25th peacefully surrounded by her family, in the loving care of the staff at Ryevale...

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...