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3,000 homes in Lanesboro area without power

Up to 3,000 people in the Lanesboro area were without electricity this afternoon.The ESB has confirmed that a fault at a sub station close...

Roscommon man wins major Irish award in New York

A Roscommon man has been honored with the ''Thomas Manton Irish Person of the Year Award'' in New York.Originally from Boyle, Hilary Beirne is...

Scanlon expresses frustration at lack of Leitrim LCA with Education Minister

The Minister for Education has moved to clarify the current situation in relation to the lack of pupils accessibility to the Leaving Cert Applied...

Longford PPN holds second meeting tonight

The County Longford Public Participation Network (PPN) will hold its second plenary meeting tonight.The group has over 180 members ranging from local resident's groups...

Steady increase in house prices recorded in Leitrim and Longford since December

Property prices in the Shannonside region continue to see steady growth according to latest figures published by real estate agents in the region.Roscommon saw...

Plans lodged for €1m hardware in Castlerea

Planning permission is being sought for a hardware to be built in Castlerea, at an estimated cost of more than €1 million.Brendan Cooney, of...

Warning to farmers over Roscommon fires

The IFA is warning farmers to be vigilant after a number of bog fires in Roscommon in recent days.In the sudden warm weather, there...

Colaiste Chiarain seek permission for additional school building at Summerhill

Planning permission is being sought for a building that would be used for the new school in south Roscommon.St Joseph's College in Summerhill and...

Longford Gardai to issue TV appeal over aggravated burglary

Gardai in Longford are renewing their appeal for information on an aggravated burglary in Longford town last October.Three men attacked a woman in her...

Go Fund me page for ill Leitrim child close to halfway target

A Go-Fund me page set up to help pay for vital treatment of an ill Leitrim child has so far raised just over €1,000...

Buccaneers U20’s in next round of Purcell Cup

Just like the Seniors the Buccaneers U-20’s travelled Naas as the clubs squared up to each other in the Purcell Cup at sun-basked Dubarry...

Ladies lead the way in Roscommon

The Roscommon ladies put in a storming second half to see off a determined home side on a glorious Sunday afternoon last in the...

PIRATES CAPTURE TITLE

 BUCCANEERS 30 NAAS 23BUCCANEERS are Ulster Bank League Division 1B champions following their 30-23 victory over Naas in a thrilling and intensely competitive top...

Josephine Amooty (nee Darcy)

Josephine Amooty (nee Darcy)London and formerly of Ferbane, Co Offaly. Friday, March, 17th peacefully in the Whittington Hospital, London. Sadly missed by her husband...

Darren O’Neill

Darren O’Neill.Late of Assumption Road, Athlone.Saturday, March, 25th unexpectedly.Reposing at the residence of his sister Eileen and brother-in-law, P.J. Craughwell, at Clonbigney, Taughmaconnell today...

Mary Finnerty (nee Mc Manus)

Mary Finnerty (nee Mc Manus)Tanvey, Ballydangan, Athlone, Co. Roscommon and Ballinasloe, Galway.Sunday, March, 26th peacefully surrounded by her family. Sadly missed by her husband...

PODCAST: Could cycling be dangerous for our health?

Blue skies, longer evenings and warmer temperatures all mean that more of us are out and about trying to lose weight, keep healthy, or...

PODCAST: Daffodil nurse Dympna talks about end of life care

Tomorrow marks the 30th annual Daffodil Day in Ireland when money is raised to support the Irish Cancer Society and the people they work...

PODCAST: Rahara National School’s One Good Idea

Sixth class students from Rahara National School have made it to the last 20 of the SEAI's One Good Idea competition. Their project helps...