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Northern Sound sporting highlight 2016 – A dramatic conclusion to the National football league

Once again we reflect back on the sporting year here in the Northern Sound region and who could forget that dramatic conclusion to the...

Call for Railway cup final to be held on All Ireland weekend

Following on from their Railway cup success against Connacht last weekend, the Ulster manager Pete McGrath has called for the competition to remain on...

2016 Sporting highlight – Monaghan Under 21’s are crowned Ulster champions

All of this week we recall some of the sporting highlights of 2016 with us here in the Northern Sound region .It was a...

Ulster GAA manager calls for better promotion of Railway Cup competition

Ulster claimed their 32nd  Railway cup title with a 2-16 to 3-10 victory over Connacht on Saturday in Carrick on Shannon.Once again the support...

Final round of games in Co. Monaghan Snooker League before Christmas break

The final round of league fixtures in the Co Monaghan Snooker League before the Christmas break takes place this evening..Match of the night is...

A Great day for Godon Elliot

It was another Sunday to savour for Gordon Elliott at Navan. It's as he helped himself to a 73-1 four-timer thanks to the victories...
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Manchester City are second in the Premier League.

Manchester City are second in the Premier League.They beat title rivals Arsenal 2-1 to move to within seven points of leaders Chelsea.Theo...

Ulster defeated by Clermont Auvergne

 A second-half fightback from Ulster wasn't enough as they lost their European Champions Cup clash against Clermont Auvergne.They went down 38-19 in their Pool...

Quigley wins 12th fight in a row

Jason Quigley claimed his 12th straight professional victory in Lois Angeles last night.The Donegal fighter beat Jorge Melendez of Puerto Rico just 2 minutes...

Glory for Connacht and Leinster :despair for Munster

Jack Carty was the hero for Connacht as they kept their European hopes alive last night. A try and a last gasp conversion from...

Latest News

Men responsible for deaths of 39 migrants jailed

Ronan Hughes, who was described as the ring leader behind the people smuggling operation that led to the deaths of 39 people, has been...

Warning over scam emails claiming to be from Monaghan Priest

Gardaí are warning that fraudulent emails, purporting to be from a Priest in Monaghan, are being sent to people in the area.The emails are...

Wattlebridge security alert to continue into tomorrow at least

The security alert on the Cavan-Fermanagh border is expected to last until tomorrow at the earliest.It's over a week since the Continuity IRA claimed...

Latest Death Notices

Barry McKenna

Barry McKenna. Aughaloughan, Glaslough, Co. Monaghan. January 22nd 2021, peacefully in the tender loving care of the doctors and nurses at Our lady of Lourdes Hospital,...

Philip Caldwell

Philip Caldwell Kilmore Estate, Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan at James Connolly Memorial Hospital on 22 January 2021. Predeceased by his parents Philip and Alice and his brother...

Bridget (Bridie) McCaughey (née McCloskey)

Bridget (Bridie) McCaughey (née McCloskey) Castleross Retirement Village and late of Laurel Hill Place, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan and Glenvar, Co. Donegal. Thursday 21st January....

Latest Podcasts

Podcast: Mary McAleese

Former President of Ireland Mary McAleese spoke to Joe Finnegan on Friday's JF Show.Take a listen here:

Podcast: Jimmy Jests

Longford comedian Jimmy Jests spoke to Joe Finnegan on Thursday's JF Show about providing comedy in these lockdown times through social media.Take a listen...

HEAR MORE: Local reaction from US native on inauguration of Joe Biden

On the day that Joe Biden becomes the 46th President of the United States, Krista Hamilton originally from Mississippi but living in Latton Co.Monaghan...