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Cavan native takes to the stage on Monday for Rose of Tralee finals

A Cavan native will take to the stage tomorrow night for the Rose of Tralee finals. Yorkshire Rose Aisling McArdle from Kingscourt qualified among the...

Gardaí appeal for information after Kilkenny stabbing

Gardaí are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in Kilkenny yesterday. The victim in his 20s remains in a critical condition in St....

Mass for Barcelona victims takes place today

A special mass to remember the victims of the Spanish terror attacks is taking place at the Sagrada Familia Basilica in Barcelona. Members of the...

Crime Prevention Officer issues warning following recent burglaries

The local Crime Prevention Officer in Cavan and Monaghan is reminding residents about simple precautions they can take to protect their home at a...

Thousands of free college courses on offer for adults in the region

Thousands of free higher education places are available to people in Cavan and Monaghan this year under Springboard.  Springboard was established in 2011 to...
Heritage

Over 60 events planned for Heritage Week in Cavan and Monaghan

Heritage Week 2017 kicks off today. National Heritage Week is Ireland's most popular cultural event and this year over 450,000 people are expected to participate...
Community Games

Cavan and Monaghan children competing in Community Games finals in Dublin

Over 350 children from Cavan and Monaghan will compete in the Aldi Community Games August National Festival this weekend. The national finals get underway this...
Spain

Police investigating Barcelona terror attack hunting for 22-year-old Moroccan man

Spanish police hunting for the driver of the van used in the Barcelona attack are focusing their efforts on a 22-year-old Moroccan national. Younes Abouyaaqoub...

Disappointment as local girls miss out on final 32 of Rose of Tralee

There has been heartbreak for the local Rose of Tralee contestants from the Shannonside/Northern Sound region in the final selection for next week's televised...
Tydavnet

Tydavnet Agricultural Show gets underway today

'The 66th Tydavnet Agricultural Show caters for both young and old'. That's according to the PRO of the Tydavnet Show Barry Sherry who says the...

Latest Sports

Racing at Roscommon postponed

Today’s scheduled Race meeting in Roscommon has been postponed due to the inclement weather conditions. Those who had tickets for today’s meet are advised to...

Sam Moffett on verge of Tarmac championship title

Sam Moffett has effectively claimed the Tarmac rally championship title adding to his national crown when he took 6th overall in the Ulster rally...

Mayo and Kerry draw

Croke Park will play host to next Saturday's All-Ireland football semi-final replay after Kerry and Mayo played out a thriller yesterday. Despite awful conditions...

Recent Obituaries

Josephine (Josie) Richardson (Nee Fisher)

Josephine (Josie) Richardson (Nee Fisher) Kilrush, Ballinamore, Co Leitrim. Monday August 21st peacefully in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Eric and dear mother of...

Mary Smith (nee Sexton)

Mary Smith (nee Sexton) Gortahork, Cavan Road, Ballinagh, Co. Cavan and formerly of Carricknashoke, Tullyco, Cootehill. Sunday, August, 20th, peacefully at Cavan General Hospital....

Rose Walsh (nee Martin)

Rose Walsh (nee Martin) River Street, Cavan and formerly of Thomascourt, Cavan and Keelagh, Ballyhaise, Co. Cavan. Sunday, august, 20th peacefully at College View nursing home,...

Latest Podcasts

Monaghan remembers WW2 bomb drop as part of Heritage Week

People in County Monaghan have been remembering back almost 80 years ago when two German bombs were dropped near Laragh. The Finnegan and Daly families...

PODCAST: A Feature interview with former League of Ireland player Alan Kirby

Alan Kirby is one of Longford Town FC’s greatest ever soccer players having spent six seasons with the club in two separate spells, between...

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...