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PSA warns homeowners to always check registration details of security providers

Homeowners and businesses in the Shannonside region are being urged to ensure that they only use registered and fully licensed security companies. The Private Security...

Defibrillator’s “catastrophic” lead failure resulted in fatal shock to 29-year-old’s heart

“An abrupt, catastrophic failure” of a lead on an internal defibrillator led to the death of a Polish man in Longford almost five years...

Longford medical company gets go ahead for major plant extension

Longford County Council has granted planning permission for a development associated with plans to develop 200 jobs in Longford town. To facilitate Finesse Medical's expansion...
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Over 1,000 people sign petition to retain dental services in Elphin

The campaign to save the Elphin dental clinic is intensifying, with up to 1,000 people signing a petition against the closure. From September, the weekly...

Gerry Reynolds urges Fine Gael not to add third candidate

Fine Gael's newly selected election candidate is urging the party not to add a third person to ballot paper in the Sligo-Leitrim north Roscommon...

Locum GP to be provided in Carrigallen

The HSE says it will provide a locum GP in the Carrigallen area from mid-August. There's concern in the area that there's no replacement for...

Report suggests multi-purpose use for St Brigid’s hospital site in Ballinasloe

A consensus has emerged for the future of the St Brigid's former Mental Health facility in Ballinasloe. A report on potential uses for the site...

Sligo hospital identified as fire-risk

Sligo University Hospital is one of five hospitals that have been identified as being in the 'highest risk' category when it comes to fire...

HSE overspends almost a million euro on Rosalie unit in one year

A new audit reveals the HSE overspent the budget for the Rosalie unit by €945,000 in a single year. The financial analysis of the Castlerea...

New Sligo Leitrim Fine Gael candidates express delight at opportunity

Gerry Reynolds and Sinead Maguire have been selected as the Fine Gael candidates for the Sligo-Leitrim-North Roscommon constituency. Reynolds topped the ballot with Maguire securing...

Guickan steps down as Leitrim boss

Brendan Guickan has reportedly stepped down as manager of the Leitrim senior football team. Guickan told the Leitrim Observer on Friday afternoon he would not...

Longford ladies ready for Laois

Laois will start as heavy favourites to see off Longford in this all-Leinster clash. Laois landed the TG4 Leinster intermediate crown recently and are targeting...

Roscommon face Meath in Ladies intermediate championship

Meath walloped Fermanagh last weekend to begin their TG4 All-Ireland series in emphatic fashion, scoring 11-24 in the process. The Royal County could be dark...

Elizabeth (Betty) Riddell (nee Leech)

Elizabeth (Betty) Riddell (nee Leech) St. Michael's Place, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Friday 20th July. Reposing at Serenity Funeral Home, Main Street, Ballinasloe Saturday from six o’clock...

Margaret Goode (nee Murray)

Margaret Goode (nee Murray) St Joseph's Place, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway and formerly of Derrylahan, Ballydangan, Athlone, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the...

Elizabeth McGinley (Nee McTague)

Elizabeth McGinley (Nee McTague) Kintogher, Sligo and formerly Church Street, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Brentwood Monor, Convoy, Co. Donegal. Reposing at her home at...

Listen back – JF SHOW PANEL

Talk about 'Putin' your foot in it... Would or Wouldn't?? Who could have imagined the uproar these words and subsequent back track that would have...

Falling in love with a prisoner

How does it happen that you fall in love with your penpal who happens to be a prisoner serving a life sentence in America? On...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 16th of July 2018

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening between eight and nine. Monaghan minor manager Seamus McEneaney spoke about Monaghans Ulster minor championship success and...