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Roscommon proves the doubters wrong as Yes vote dominates by 57% to 42%

And it's a yes from the voters of Roscommon-Galway. Casting aside the no vote in the marriage equality referendum, this generally conservative constituency has returned...

Longford-Westmeath votes yes to repeal by 58% to 42%

The last time a count took place in Kenagh, five days was required to decide an ultimate victor. However today, things were much clearer from...

LIVE RESULTS: Referendum 2018

Welcome to the Live results centre for the Shannonside region as counting gets underway in Referendum 2017 across Longford, Roscommon, and Leitrim. We will have up to...

Lough Ree victim named as Athlone woman

The woman who died after a swimming accident on Lough Ree has been named. Jackie McGuire, from Monksfield Park, Bealnamulla, south Roscommon, died yesterday in...

REFRENDUM 2018: Local turnout in Longford, Leitrim and Roscommon

Ireland has voted by a landslide margin to change the constitution so that abortion can be legalised, according to an exit poll conducted for...

Exit poll suggests landslide win for Yes side in Abortion Referendum

Ireland has voted by a landslide margin to change the constitution so that abortion can be legalised, according to an exit poll conducted for...

‘Surprisingly’ low turnout reported at polling booths in Shannonside region

Turnout in the abortion referendum has slowed this evening after an initial surge. As booth closed in Leitrim, the final turnout in Carrick-on-Shannon was 55 per...

13-year-old boy charged with Ana Kriegel’s murder

A 13-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with the murder of Ana Kriegel in Dublin. The body of the 14-year-old was discovered in Lucan...

Leitrim referendum update: 39pc turnout in Carrick

At least 30 per cent of the eligible electorate in south Leitrim have cast their votes today. High turnouts have been recorded in big towns...

Local drivers warned of garda speed crackdown

Drivers across the Shannonside region are being warned that speeding costs lives. Gardai have extra checkpoints set up around the country today to get drivers...

McStay – We are going to the Hyde

Kevin McStay has declared that his Roscommon side go to Hyde Park for this year’s Connacht senior football final. Roscommon booked their pace in the...

Roscommon v Leitrim: Championship match tracker

7.03 Full-time Roscommon 0-24 Leitrim 0-10. Roscommon march onto the Connacht final to take on Galway or Sligo while Leitrim are now into the...

Dermot Earley Youth Leadership Initiative inspires next generation

On the same year as Roscommon's Dermot Earley Senior would have turned 70 years of age, nearly 400 people gathered together in Croke Park...

Mary White (née Connaughton)

Mary White (née Connaughton). Clooneygrasson, Ballintubber, Castlerea, Co Roscommon. Saturday, May, 26th peacefully in the loving care of her son Gerry and the caring staff...

Phyllis Ruane (nee Byrne)

Phyllis Ruane (nee Byrne). Magazine Avenue, Athlone. Friday, May, 25th suddenly. Sadly missed by her loving sons Des and John, daughter Denise, grandchildren, family and...

James (Jimmy) Nolan

James (Jimmy) Nolan. Fermoyle, Lanesborough, Co Longford. Friday, May, 25th suddenly at his residence. Predeceased by his beloved wife Kitty. Much loved Father of Timmy and James,...

PODCAST: Cook County President visits Roscommon

The Mayor of Roscommon, Orla Leyden has hosted Toni Preckwinkle, the highest ranking public official of Cook county, in Roscommon town and the Hudson...

‘Guardians of the GAA’

 Guardians of the GAA’, is a history of the GAA from the perspective of Garda involvement. The book, written by Brian Willoughby and Noel Hynes,...

Referendum debate

This Friday 25th May, you will be asked to vote on a proposal to change the Constitution of Ireland. The proposed change to the...