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Tommy Bowe on the bench for 6 nations opener

Joe Schmidt has named his side for Ireland's Six Nations opener with Scotland.Iain Henderson gets the nod in the second row ahead of Donnacha...

Experience key for Monaghan as they begin 3rd year in Division 1

The Allianz National football league gets underway this weekend with Monaghan making the trip over west to take on Mayo in Castlebar on Saturday evening...

Professional boxers may return to amateur ranks

The Irish Athletic Boxing Association says it will allow professional boxers to return to the amateur ranks, if they meet certain criteria.The IABA says...

Leading Sports Professor believes GPA grant should be given to Ladies association

Former Monaghan player and now leading sports professor, Niall Moyna believes that the grants been made available for the Gaelic players association should be...

Who will it be ? – Hard to call for season opener of Irish...

The Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish tarmac rally championship will get underway this weekend with the Corrib Oil Galway international rally.Last years winner Gary Jennings with...

Frampton/Santa Cruz the rematch the world wants to see

Bernard Dunne says a third bout between Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz is the fight the whole world wants to see.Frampton lost his...

Back to back title wins for Monaghan rally crew

Shane Maguire and Mac Kierans were crowned the West Coast Rally champions at last weekends prize giving.The series consisted of 6 events including Birr,...

Countdown to start of National league this weekend

Both Cavan and Monaghan will get their Division 1 National league campaigns underway this weekend.On Saturday evening Monaghan will travel to Castlebar to take...

Tickets for Irish team visit to Monaghan Rugby club snapped up

Tickets for the open training session for the Irish rugby team at the Monaghan Rugby club in Rafeenan Ballinode on Feburary 17th have been...

Monaghan/Cork crew extend lead in Night Navigation championship

Second place for the Monaghan-Cork combination of Derek Mackarel and Muireann Hayes in the Skibbereen 100 Isles Navigation Trial was enough to increase their...

Latest News

Cavan and Monaghan County Councils settled insurance claims worth over €1.1 million so far...

Cavan and Monaghan County Councils settled insurance claims worth over €1.1 million so far this year.That's €384,000 more than in the full twelve months...

Cavan County Council back calls for parental alienation to be made criminal offence

Cavan County Council has become the third local authority to back calls for parental alienation to be made a criminal offence.The Forever Fathers group...

Monaghan County Council supports “Care Can’t Wait” campaign’s vote of no confidence in Health...

Monaghan County Council has supported the "Care Can't Wait" campaign's vote of no confidence in the Health Minister Simon Harris."Care Can't Wait" is a...

Latest Death Notices

Frank McBreen.

Frank McBreen. Granard Road, Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan. Tuesday, 10th December. Peacefully at his home. Sadly missed by his loving wife Rosemary, sons and daughters Barry, Tara, Roisin, Emmet,...

Pete Murray.

Pete Murray. Drumgelvin, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan. Monday, 9th December. Peacefully in the care of the staff at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda. Predeceased by his...

Madge Hagan.

Madge Hagan. Ballagh, Three mile House, Monaghan. Monday, 9th December. Peacefully in Drumber Nursing Home. Reposing in her home today (Tues) from six o’clock until ten o’clock and...

Latest Podcasts

Podcast: Catherine Corless

The Children's Minister says it could be late next year before excavation work can begin at the former Tuam Mother and Baby Home.The government...

LISTEN BACK: Aitheantas group calls for action on rights of adoptees

Councillors in Cavan have backed calls for adoptees to be allowed to access information on their health, heritage and family history.Cavan became the fifteenth...

Podcast: The Role Of Funeral Directors

It's one of the oldest professions known to man, the role of Funeral Directors.On Tuesday's JF Show- Davy Connell in Longford and Colm Kieran...