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Robbie Henshaw hoping to return within 12 weeks

Athlone's Robbie Henshaw is hoping to be back on the rugby field within 12-weeks.  The Ireland and Leinster centre had his Lions Tour cut...

CLAASEN AND McCARTHY TEAM UP TO COACH BUCCANEERS

Darin Claasen and Mike McCarthy have been unveiled as the coaching duo in charge of Buccaneers as the Athlone club gears up for life...

Dolan stands over his Sunday Game comments

The former Westmeath inter county footballer, Dessie Dolan is standing over the comments he made last weekend about how Pat Spillane handled the Diarmuid...

Robbie Henshaws Lions tour looks to be over

Buccaneers man Robbie Henshaw had a scan on his shoulder injury in Wellington today and although the Lions are waiting on the final results...

Westmeath’s Dessie Dolan will be inducted into the Leinster GAA Hall of Fame at...

 The Garrycastle hero will be presented with a special award by Leinster GAA Chairman JimBolger, at half time in this weekend's Westmeath — Dublin...

Ward hoping for medal

Joe Ward will have a chance to win a third European gold medal today.The Moate southpaw advanced to the light-heavyweight decider, where he'll face...

Gallant Westmeath performance just not enough to beat The Cats

Kilkenny are through to the 2017 Leinster U21 hurling championship final after seeing off a Westmeath team who really gave the Cats a test.The...

Henshaw says there’s plenty to stay motivated for

The British and Irish Lions will take on the All Blacks in Auckland - with a final warm up match against the Chiefs to...

Athlone Town V Wexford preview

The League of Ireland seasons resumes tonight after its 2 week summer break. Athlone Town will be hoping the second half of the season...

Brett Wilkinson to take up international role

Buccaneers Rugby Club Head Coach, Brett Wilkinson is set to leave the club to take an International coaching opportunity with the Hong Kong national...
dispute

Roscommon TD welcomes end to beef protests as demonstrations in Ballymahon become the latest...

A Fianna Fail TD says trust must be restored if the beef price row between meat factories and farmers is to be resolved.Blockades have...

Carrick-on-Shannon community launch rapid response service this afternoon

A community first responders group in Eslin in Carrick-on-Shannon will be going live for the first time this afternoon (Saturday).The group, which began training...

Protesting farmers stand down from Athleague picket

Protests have ceased outside Kepak in Athleague.In a statement to Shannonside FM, the farmers and their supporters said they have stood down from the...

Sean Donohoe

Sean Donohoe Sydney Australia and formerly Bridge House, Gortamone, Carrigallen, Co.Leitrim. Thursday September 19th, following a short illness. Eldest Son of the late Frank and Pauline. Sean...

Margaret Rooney (née Callaghan)

Margaret Rooney (née Callaghan) Abbeyshrule, Co Longford. Thursday, 19th September 2019. Peacefully at her residence in the loving care of her son Peter....

Bernadette ( Bernie) Duffy, nee Hill.

Bernadette ( Bernie) Duffy, nee Hill. Fyhora, Moyne, Co. Longford N39 PT32 Late of Stragella, Co. Cavan. Friday, 20th September. Peacefully at home...

Podcast: Paul Fitzpatrick Chats about his Charlie Gallagher Biography

Cavan’s Charlie Gallagher was the George Best of Gaelic football in the swinging sixties — good looking, talented and worshipped by GAA fans all...

What Makes A Leader?

Michael Moriarity is a former General Secretary of Education and Training Boards Ireland  and he has written his first book “Every leader’s reality guide”The...

Minister Creed Talks to the JF Show

Minister Michael Creed has said that he is aware of the complexity of the ongoing beef dispute, but that there is a real danger...