Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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Maura Hopkins concerned over funding for National Reserve Scheme

Roscommon Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins says she's concerned there may not be enough funds for the National Reserve scheme, depending on the number...

Future of Aughavas post office to be decided next week

The future of Aughavas post office is set to be determined next week.Two officials from An Post have agreed to meet a delegation of...

Numbers unemployed in Shannonside region continues to fall

The number of people unemployed in the Shannonside region is continuing to fall according to new figures out today.The Central Statistics Office has revealed...

Coillte tight-lipped on Roscommon energy plans

Coillte says it has made no commitment to any potential development on its lands in the Castlecoote area of Roscommon.In a statement to Shannonside...

Three Leitrim restaurants star in food guide

Leitrim has hit a culinary high with three of its best known restaurants being listed among the country's top 100 eateries.According to the highly...

Closure of Athlone bus could hit Roscommon patients

It's being claimed the possible closure of the Athlone to Westport bus service would be a major blow to patients attending Roscommon University Hospital.It...

Planning sought for large solar farm in Longford

Planning permission is being sought for a large solar farm to be developed near Longford town, which could create up to 35 jobs.Grian PV...

Support rally in Longford as Tesco strike continues

 More Tesco workers could be about to join the picket lines.Mandate began balloting members in 23 additional stores last night, after management failed to...

Major surge in patients on trolleys at Mullingar

The Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar has the second highest amount of people waiting on trolleys nationally today, just one day after the Minister...

Local resident won’t travel Dublin Sligo rail line at weekends

A Shannonside resident has said she won't travel on the Sligo Dublin train line on Fridays , or other weekend days, due to anti...

Mixed emotions for Buccs teams over weekend

The Buccaneers first team had a good win over the weekend which sees them on the verge of promotion after victory over UL Bohs...

TP Brennan Connacht Cup and Shield round 2 draw

The draw for the second round of the TP Brennan Connacht Cup and Shield as brought some very interesting and intriguing encounters. The stand...

Weekend Roscommon GAA Fixtures

This week’s Roscommon fixtures main focus is the beginning of division four and five in the league.There is one game in division 4 on...

Michael John Conlon.

Michael John Conlon.Glenageary, Dublin and formerly of Aughaguinea, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim.Tuesday, February, 21st.Reposing at Glennon’s Funeral Home, Ballinalee Road, Longford tomorrow (Wed) from half...

Bridget Bunty Casey (nee Newman)

Bridget Bunty Casey. (nee Newman)Terlicken, Ballymahon, Co. Longford.Tuesday, February, 21st peacefully at the Midland regional hospital, Mullingar.Predeceased by her husband Frank, sadly missed by...

Harry Farrelly

Harry Farrelly.Martinstown, Collinstown, Co. Westmeath.Tuesday, February, 21st peacefully at his residence.Reposing at his residence tomorrow (Wed) from four o’clock, with prayers at eight o’clock....

PODCAST: Weight loss – expertise and experience combined!

Bunninadden, Sligo native Alan Williams spoke to Joe Finnegan today in advance of a talk he is giving in Carrick-on-Shannon tomorrow night. He says TV...

PODCAST:Bertie Ahern warns of impact of Brexit locally

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern is warning that a physical border of any kind between the north and south of Ireland in the wake of...

Podcast: Allianz football league:Analysis on the story so far

Former Leitrim footballer Derek Kelligher, Former Longford selector Pauric Davis and Former Dublin,Roscommon and Cavan manager Tom Carr joined John Lynch on Saturday Sport...