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Electrical outages affect Longford water supply

Irish Water has advised customers in the Granard and Edgesworthstown that they may experience disruptions to their water supply today because a result of...

1pm update: 12,000 local premises without electricity

A total of 12,000 homes and business in the Shannonside region are without power this lunchtime because of Storm Ali.South Leitrim is particularly badly...

Ploughing Championship called off due to Storm Ali

The second day of the National Ploughing Championships has been cancelled due to Storm Ali.Organisers met this morning to assess the situation after delaying...
Trains

Local rail services affected by Storm Ali

 Iarnrod Eireann has provided the following information update at 11.20 am this morning.Sligo services: Line closure between Longford and Edgeworthstown. Delays up to 2...

Storm Ali: Local roads update as fallen trees block several routes

An orange wind warning is in place in most parts of the country as storm Ali passes over.In Roscommon there are trees and electricity...
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Traffic delays in Athlone after tree falls on car at White Gates

Gardai in Athlone are warning people of major traffic delays on the Ballymahon road into the town.A tree fell on a car at the...

Longford Council issue warning as Orange weather alert to remain until 1pm

Around 20 thousand homes and businesses have been left without power due to Storm Ali which is making its way across the country this...
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8,800 local premises without electricity

Nearly 9,000 homes and businesses in the Shannonside region are without power this morning.Strong winds from Storm Ali have left homes through Longford, Leitrim and...
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Murphy backs Sinn Féin motion opposing post office closures

Local Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy is to support a Sinn Féin motion that opposes post closures.Sinn Féin argues the recently announced closure of...

Longford council votes to hike property tax

Longford County Council has voted to increase local property tax for next year by 10 per cent.The decision will mean an additional levy of...

Party of Five in Leitrim Senior Championship

Five teams remain in the Connacht Gold Leitrim Senior football championship.Leitrim P.R.O Declan Bohan says after a busy fixture list, the strongest teams in...

Study on Life of Inter-County Players

GAA players spend up to 31-hours a week on inter-county commitments - that's according to a new study from the E-S-R-I.The study was commissioned...

Morrison Calls for Change in Coaching Methods

Former Leitrim joint-manager John Morrison says modern day coaching is not helpful to the modern day player.In recent seasons, Gaelic football has been criticised...

Michael (Mick) O’Roarke

Michael (Mick) O’RoarkeCreggs, Co. Galway.Wednesday, September, 19th, peacefully in his 96th year.Beloved husband of the late Sarah and loving father of...

Thomas (Tom) Smith

Thomas (Tom) Smith.Knockroe, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Tuesday, 18th, September peacefully surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff of...
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Michael (Mick) Grogan

Michael (Mick) GroganFormerly of Ballintubber, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Sunday, September 9th, in Chesire, England.Deeply regretted by his family and friends. RIPBurial will take place...

LISTEN: Iceland boss reveals plans for more local stores

Major food retailer Iceland intends to open a store in Carrick-on-Shannon.The chain, which specialises in frozen food, opened a supermarket in Roscommon town last...

LISTEN: Michael Harding joins JF live in studio

On Tuesday’s I’m A Buddhist Cavan native and Leitrim local Michael Harding joins Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his new book and his...

LISTEN: Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin on The Joe Finnegan Show

Leader of Fianna Fail Micheál Martin talks seats in the Shannonside Northern Sound region and all the challenges that lie ahead for the opposition...