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TV legend – Bruce Forsyth – dies at 89

Bruce Forsyth - the entertainer whose career spanned more than 70 years - has died at the age of 89. His family has announced that...

Bad weather expected for Cavan and Monaghan early next week

Met Éireann has issued a Weather Advisory for Cavan and Monaghan. It says warm, humid conditions are expected to develop on Sunday, with spells of...

Cavan woman appointed as Communications Director for World Meeting of Families 2018

A Cavan woman has been appointed as one of the main people coordinating the World Meeting of Families 2018. Dublin has been chosen by Pope...

Cavan and Monaghan see steep drop in uptake of HPV vaccine

Counties Cavan and Monaghan have seen one of the steepest drops in uptake of the HPV vaccine. The vaccine protects from women from strains of...

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...
Spain

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...

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...