Saturday, October 21, 2017

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    The Wind That Blows with Martin Donohue

Leitrim

Bravery

Leitrim man to receive bravery award after stopping fire at petrol station

15 people will be honoured for their bravery today. The National Bravery Awards were established in 1947 to recognise heroic acts by the State. Mark O'Hara...
Mental

HSE says good progress made on new €11m Sligo University Hospital mental health unit

The HSE says significant progress has been made on the €11-million mental-health unit to be built at Sligo University Hospital. Planning permission has been granted...

LISTEN: Boyle looks set for another jobs boost

Vention Medical is one of the biggest employers in Boyle, currently employing 140 people. The company specialises in developing interventional and surgical technologies and single-use...
LEADER

Leitrim councillor blasts Minister over cut in Leader funding

A Leitrim councillor has slammed the government for withdrawing €10 million from this year's Leader funding for the improvement of local roads. The Local Improvement...
Building

New Leitrim pilot sewerage plan could cost €55,000 per house

People looking to build one-off homes in Leitrim could be facing a cost of over €50,000 in order to construct their own sewerage treatment...

Shannonside rail-users reminded of long delays tonight

Shannonside commuters can expect significant delays on train journeys home this evening as a result of storm Ophelia. Due to a larger number of leaves...
ESB

ESB hope to restore power to majority of Shannonside homes later today

The ESB is hopeful that it can restore power to the majority of customers in the Shannonside region without electricity due to Storm Ophelia...
Weather

Leitrim Council issues advice to motorists following Storm Ophelia

Leitrim County Council has issued an update after Monday's Storm damage. Several areas across the county will be assessed for the damage this morning by...
Darkness

Shannonside Councils issue roads update as thousands left in darkness

Storm Ophelia has hit the Shannonside region hard with thousands of homes without power, and dozens of routes across the region partially or fully...
Outpatient

HSE cancel all hospital outpatient appointments due to Ophelia

The HSE says all hospital outpatient appointments are being cancelled tomorrow following the upgrading of the "Red" weather warning by Met Eireann to the...

Aughnasheelin Bow Out Of Connacht Intermediate Championship

St.John’s 3-12 Aughnasheelin 0-3 Aughnasheelin bowed out of the Connacht intermediate football championship following a one sided defeat to Sligo’s St. John’s. Aughnasheelin failed to register a...

Roscommon Set For Leitrim Connacht Semi-Final

Roscommon and Leitrim were paired with each other in a potential 2018 Connacht Senior Football championship semi-final. Brendan Guckian’s side face the potential banana skin...

St. Michael’s Moment In Time Wins Out

St. Michael’s GAA, Roscommon have won a Digital Clock and Scoreboard courtesy of EirGrid as part of the GAA Moments in Time Online Competition. “First...

Lawrence (Larry) McGlynn

Lawrence (Larry) McGlynn Briskill, Newtownforbes, Co. Longford. Saturday, October 21st, in his 83rd year Reposing at his home tomorrow (Sun) from three o’clock until nine o’clock. Removal on...

Denis Igoe

Denis Igoe Pearsonsbrook, Glasson, Athlone. Friday October 20th peacefully in Roscommon Hospital. Deeply regretted by his wife Betty, daughter Maura, sons Liam, Michael, Denis, John, Oliver and...

Gerry Callaghan

Gerry Callaghan Drinane, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Friday, October 20th. Beloved husband of Teresa, adored Dad of Olivia and Fiona, much loved son of Tom and the late...

Podcast:Michael Glaveys win Roscommon intermediate title

Michael Glaveys have won their fifth Roscommon Mulryan Construction intermediate final while Fuerty lost their third final in a row. Glaveys defeated Fuerty  by...

Podcast: James McClean is Ireland’s Number One!

James McClean is the man of the Ireland's World Cup qualifying campaign! Martin O’Neill's side made the paly-off's for FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 on...

Podcast: Baseball a growing sport

Baseball is a minority sport in the country but that does not mean it hasn’t had its success  with the Comets team from Cavan are...