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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...

Carrick school bids for glory in Junk Kouture

Carrick-on-Shannon Community School will be going for glory in the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture National Finals this afternoon.Groups from the Leitrim school and...

Leitrim woman hopes county will take part in unique charity event for starving kids

A Leitrim woman is urging everyone in the county to take part in a unique charity event this week which is aimed at helping...

Public meeting about health services in Leitrim

A public meeting about health services in the northwest will be held in Carrick-on-Shannon next week.A new group, called Our Voices Their Future, is...

No new Garda recruits in Shannonside region

None of the 163 gardaí who passed out at Templemore this week will be stationed in Longford, Leitrim or Roscommon.There are 11 gardaí from...

“Deplorable” – TD hits out after report slams Sligo-Leitrim mental health facility

A local TD has described the management of a Sligo/Leitrim mental health facility as 'deplorable' after a highly critical watchdog report.The Mental Health Commission...

Mental health watchdog report very critical of Sligo/Leitrim facilty

The watchdog has found a Sligo/Leitrim mental health facility had bathrooms in a 'very poor state' and an ongoing 'malodorous smell' in two bedrooms.The...

Local councils built no houses last year

New figures claim the county councils in Longford, Leitrim, and Roscommon failed to build any houses last year.According to statistics released by the Building...

Leitrim council spends almost €3m this year on public contracts

Leitrim County Council has spent over €2.7 million on public contracts in the first three months of 2017.New figures released by the local authority...

Tourism Ireland defends promotion of Leitrim since Brexit vote

Tourism Ireland has defended its efforts to counteract the effects of Brexit on tourism in Leitrim.In response to a parliamentary question from TD Tony...

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...