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Police detain man after explosion in New York

Police in New York have detained a man in connection with an explosion near Times Square.A number of subway trains had to be evacuated...
Bishop's palace Balllaghadereen

Tributes paid to Bishop Brendan Kelly as he leaves Diocese of Achonry

Tributes are being paid to Bishop Brendan Kelly as he leaves the Diocese of Achonry.He has served as the area's bishop, based in Edmondstown...

Longford innovation hub to be complete in 2018

Construction work on the Longford Innovation and Creative Hub will start in the new year after a total of €600,000 in funding was allocated...

Leitrim councillor warns the public to be wary of child sex abusers in their...

A Leitrim councillor is warning the public to be wary of child sex-abusers in their localities.At this month's meeting of the county's joint policing...

HAC: Minister must act over Roscommon waiting-list crisis

The Roscommon Hospital Action Committee has expressed its 'shock' at the news that nearly 5,000 patients at the facility are on waiting lists for...

68 prisoners in Castlerea receiving addiction counselling

New figures show almost 70 prisoners in Castlerea Prison are receiving addiction counselling.Details released under the Freedom of Information Act show the current caseload...

108,000 on waiting lists at Shannonside hospitals

Nearly 12,000 people have been on waiting lists for more than 18 months at hospitals that serve the Shannonside region.A total of more than...
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Bishop Brendan Kelly is new Bishop of Galway

Bishop Brendan Kelly is being announced this morning as the new Bishop of Galway.Bishop Kelly who is a native of Galway has served as...

Funding of around €400,000 expected for Longford enterprise hub

There’s good news for the Longford innovation and creative hub this morning with Minister Heather Humphreys due to announce in the region of €400,000...

Some schools closed as a result of freezing conditions

Road conditions across the Shannonside region are in a very dangerous state following a night of severely low temperatures.Temperatures across the region this morning...
Rugby

Sportsbeat Podcast: Victor Costello reviews all the rugby action

Former Leinster and Ireland number 8 Victor Costello reviewed the victories for Munster,Leinster,Ulster and Connacht in European competition on sportsbeat and the return fixtures...

Leitrim GAA chairman vows to fine clubs €1,000 for ref abuse

At Monday night’s Leitrim GAA convention, county board chairman Terence Boyle vowed to get tough on clubs whose players abuse referees in 2018.In a...

Roscommon County board treasurer pledges to build Dermot Earley centre of excellence

The Roscommon GAA Convention took place this evening in the Abbey Hotel. Shannonside FM's Roscommon Commentator Willie Hegarty reports on what happened at the...

Margaret Cahill (better known as Peg)

Margaret Cahill (better known as Peg)Mount Druid, Ballinagare, and Oakwood Nursing Home, Roscommon.Monday December 11th peacefully in her 92nd year.Deeply mourned by her nephews,...

Mary Ann Gildea (Cissy) (Nee Geoghegan)

Mary Ann Gildea (Nee Geoghegan) better known as cissie.Corlasko, Kilnagross, Carrick on shannon and formerly of Annaghselhenry, Kilnagross,Sunday, December, 10th peacefully at...

Maisie Doogue (née Reilly)

Maisie Doogue (née Reilly).Crieve, Killoe, Co Longford.Saturday, December, 9th.Reposing at Our Lady’s Manor, Edgeworthstown tomorrow (Mon) from five o’clock until half past seven....
Rugby

Sportsbeat Podcast: Victor Costello reviews all the rugby action

Former Leinster and Ireland number 8 Victor Costello reviewed the victories for Munster,Leinster,Ulster and Connacht in European competition on sportsbeat and the return fixtures...

Podcast: Ireland’s fascination with the Cheltenham festival

Irish victories at the Cheltenham Festival have risen to new levels in the 21st Century across all the races. Interesting and surprising stories are detailed...

Curran and O’Carroll join Dolan at Brigid’s

St.Brigid’s Club executive committee have appointed a new internal senior management team for 2018 in Frankie Dolan, Mark O’Carroll and Shane Curran.Frankie Dolan will be heading...