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Several people stabbed in Finland

Police in Finland are searching for other potential suspects after a man stabbed several people in the city of Turku. A Finnish newspaper says one...

Monaghan man says Barcelona is shocked and stunned after terror attacks

A 14th person has died following two terror attacks in Spain. The latest victim is a woman who was injured in the coastal town of...

Community of Bailieborough devastated following theft of equipment used by local community groups

The community of Bailieborough is said to be devastated following the theft of equipment used by local community groups in the town. Tools and equipment...

Tydavnet Show hosts 66th annual event tomorrow

'Entries for the Tydavnet Show continue to grow every year.' That's according to the PRO of the agricultural show Barry Sherry who says the show...

Seán Quinn’s back in business after launch of new Cavan based betting company

Seán Quinn's newest business venture QuinnBet, hopes to create more jobs at its base in Cavan. The betting enterprise, is the former billionaire's first significant...

Kingscourt native makes it through to Rose of Tralee Finals

The Yorkshire Rose, who's originally from Kingscourt, has made it through to the Finals of the Rose of Tralee. Aisling McArdle is among 16 Roses...

The Strypes added to Electric Picnic line-up

The final round of acts for this year's Electric Picnic have been confirmed and one Cavan band is included. The Strypes from Cavan have been...

Gardaí continue hunt for two men thought to be behind double murder in Ballymun

Gardaí investigating a double murder in Dublin are continuing to hunt for two men thought to be behind the attack. Mother of six, Antoinette Corbally...

O’Leary’s Deli in Cootehill could be set for an expansion

O'Leary's Deli in Cootehill could be set for an expansion. The Deli and Delicatessen on Bridge Street has been given planning permission to expand to...

Government being called on to safeguard jobs in Cavan and Monaghan as a result...

The Government are being called on to do more to safeguard jobs in Cavan and Monaghan as a result of Brexit. That's the view of...

Latest Sports

Blackwater Steelers in Europe

Blackwater Steelers are wishing a massive good luck to U 16 Girl Alex Mulligan who will be playing for Ireland in the FIBA U...

Cavan Chairman Gerry Brady looks forward to minor semi final

Gerry Brady, Cavan chairman and played on the last Cavan team to play in Croke Park The countdown to Sunday’s All Ireland Minor Football semi...

Monaghan GAA Round Up

The Minor Football league had semi-finals down for decision in all divisions while there was also one senior hurling league semi-final played yesterday evening...

Recent Obituaries

John Smith (Johnny)

John Smith (JOHNNY) “Maryville” St. Ernan's Hill, Kingscourt and late of Edengora, Tierworker, Kells. Thursday, August, 17th peacefully at his home. Reposing at his...

Anna Leddy (Nanto) (nee Lynch)

Anna Leddy (Nanto) (nee Lynch) Omard, Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan. Thursday, August, 17th Reposing at her home today (Fri) from twelve noon until ten o’clock tonight. House private...

Mary Mc Guirk (nee Mc Caffrey)

Mary Mc Guirk (nee Mc’Caffrey) 113 Mullaghmatt, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan and formerly of knockatallon. Sadly missed by her loving son Gerard, Daughter Mary Mc Aloon, and...

Latest Podcasts

PODCAST: Sean Quinn Jnr: “The door is still open” on Big Case talks

On this morning's Joe Finnegan Show on Shannonside Northern Sound radio, Sean Quinn Junior spoke exclusively to Joe about the launch of his family's...

The highlights of Heritage Week for Monaghan

Over 60 events have been registered in Cavan and Monaghan for National Heritage Week 2017. It's Ireland's most popular cultural event which takes place in...

PODCAST: “Exam Results” – A poem on The JF Show

Peter Costello of www.Reasons4Rhymes.com - one of The JF Show's favourite local poets submitted a very relevant and timely poem to us here in...