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Carrick businesswoman slams takeaway vandals

A local businesswoman has condemned the extensive criminal damage caused to a takeaway in Carrick-on-Shannon last night.At about 3am, a number of individuals, alleged...

Former Roscommon footballer Donie Shine passes away

The death has taken place of former Roscommon footballer and manager Donie Shine, after a recent illness.The Clann na nGael club man was one...

HSE responds to TD’s criticism of St John’s mental health unit

The HSE says it's addressing issues highlighted at a Sligo-Leitrim mental-health unit.Last week, the Mental Health Commission made 13 findings of noncompliance about the...

Abbott announce further Longford expansion plans

A leading healthcare company has lodged another planning application for a further expansion of its plant in Longford town.Over the past six months, Abbott...

84 environment complaints in Roscommon last month

Roscommon County Council received 84 environment complaints last months, including dumping of two dead calves.Documents released to Shannonside FM also show that the local...

Center Parcs spokesperson rejects claim it will not benefit Longford tourism

A Center Parcs spokesperson has rejected an assertion that the Ballymahon tourist attraction will not provide a spin off for other industries in the...

Sadness in Boyle as Sisters of Mercy convent closes after 142 years

"There's great joy at the beginning of something but always great sadness at the end."The words of one of the final nuns to live...

New faces added to Longford’s Fianna Fail executive

A number of new faces have joined the executive of Fianna Fail in Longford following its AGM in the town last night.According to party...

Carrick Gardai investigate serious ‘criminal damage’ to Apache Pizza

Gardai in Carrick-on-Shannon are investigating what they have described as 'extensive criminal damage' to a business in the town overnight.It's understood a number of...

Derryadd group hears of tourism implications if wind farms go ahead

A group of up to 70 people from the Lanesborough area attended a public meeting yesterday evening on the proposed Bord na Mona wind...

Tributes paid to the late Donie Shine

Tributes are being paid this evening to the late Roscommon GAA legend, Donie Shine.The former Clann na nGael and Roscommon manager passed away this...

10 changes to Connacht team for Scarlets game

Attention for Connacht head coach Pat lam seems to be fixed on next month’s crucial European Champions Cup play-offs and has made 10 changes...

Roscommon & Dublin to battle it out for Camogie Honors

Dublin and Roscommon will do battle on Sunday in the Coralstown  Kinnegad GAA grounds at  1.30pm on Sunday afternoon.Dublin have had a largely trouble-free...

Donal (Donie) Shine

Donal (Donie) ShineDrum, Athlone, Co RoscommonFriday April 28th peacefully at home.Sadly missed by his wife Lil, daughters Karen, Clodagh and Susie, sons Mark and...

Stephanie Kiernan

Stephanie KiernanOakvale and late of Great Water Street, Longford.Friday April 28thPredeceased by her sisters Madge, Dolly, Mary and Ann, brothers Anthony, Paddy, Neddie and...

Paddy Dowler

Paddy DowlerGarrycam, Ardagh, Co Longford.Friday April 28th peacefully at home.Sadly missed by his wife Nancy, his daughter Debra, sisters Lily Fay (Edenderry) and Maureen...

Podcast: Living with Alzheimers – a carer’s role

Mona Wheatly from Threemilehouse in Monaghan and Ursula McGoey from Abbeyshrule in Longford both care for loved ones living with Alzheimers. Today on the...

PODCAST: Syrians’ views on life in Ballaghaderreen

One month after their arrival in Ballaghaderreen, several of the Syrian asylum-seekers have spoken to Shannonside FM of their mixed views of life at...

PODCAST: Roscommon women’s business scoops top AIB award

Roscommon town native, Rhona Hunt together with her fellow University of Limerick colleague Kevin Kellegher founded Ostoform three years ago.The business has just been...