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Sligo hospital identified as fire-risk

Sligo University Hospital is one of five hospitals that have been identified as being in the 'highest risk' category when it comes to fire...

New Sligo Leitrim Fine Gael candidates express delight at opportunity

Gerry Reynolds and Sinead Maguire have been selected as the Fine Gael candidates for the Sligo-Leitrim-North Roscommon constituency. Reynolds topped the ballot with Maguire securing...

Gerry Reynolds and Sinead Maguire selected as Fine Gael candidates in Sligo-Leitrim

Gerry Reynolds and Sinead Maguire have been selected as the Fine Gael candidates for the Sligo-Leitrim-North Roscommon constituency. Seven candidates put their names forward to...

Leitrim B&B owner slams recruitment of customs officials

Border Businesses Against Brexit says time is running out to put plans in place to allay people's fears of a hard Brexit. Leitrim B&B owner...

Tonight’s Sligo-Leitrim convention to be keenly contested

The Fine Gael party will tonight decide who their representatives for the constituency of Sligo-Leitrim will be at the next general election. Eight people remain...

Leitrim Councillor says Michael D Higgins does not have his support to continue as...

Leitrim Fine Gael councillor John Mc Cartin says President Michael D Higgins does not have his support for election despite his party's endorsement of...

Sligo native says he has good support in Shannonside region ahead of tonight’s Fine...

The chairman of the Fine Gael party in Sligo-Leitrim says he hopes to get good support from the north Roscommon and Leitrim areas tonight. Noel...

Bidding war as Rooskey house fetches €243,000

A seven-bedroom house in Rooskey was the subject of a bidding war at an online auction this week. The house, which had a reserve price...

Carrigallen GP crisis as longstanding doctor quits

Patients in Carrigallen, Co Leitrim, could be without a GP from next month. It's understood the HSE has so far failed to secure a new practitioner...

Carrick-on-Shannon Gardai investigating after windows smashed at two businesses

Gardaí in Carrick on Shannon are investigating two instances of criminal damage in the town at the weekend. A number of windows at a building...

Guickan steps down as Leitrim boss

Brendan Guickan has reportedly stepped down as manager of the Leitrim senior football team. Guickan told the Leitrim Observer on Friday afternoon he would not...

Longford ladies ready for Laois

Laois will start as heavy favourites to see off Longford in this all-Leinster clash. Laois landed the TG4 Leinster intermediate crown recently and are targeting...

Roscommon face Meath in Ladies intermediate championship

Meath walloped Fermanagh last weekend to begin their TG4 All-Ireland series in emphatic fashion, scoring 11-24 in the process. The Royal County could be dark...

Elizabeth (Betty) Riddell (nee Leech)

Elizabeth (Betty) Riddell (nee Leech) St. Michael's Place, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Friday 20th July. Reposing at Serenity Funeral Home, Main Street, Ballinasloe Saturday from six o’clock...

Margaret Goode (nee Murray)

Margaret Goode (nee Murray) St Joseph's Place, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway and formerly of Derrylahan, Ballydangan, Athlone, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the...

Elizabeth McGinley (Nee McTague)

Elizabeth McGinley (Nee McTague) Kintogher, Sligo and formerly Church Street, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Brentwood Monor, Convoy, Co. Donegal. Reposing at her home at...

Listen back – JF SHOW PANEL

Talk about 'Putin' your foot in it... Would or Wouldn't?? Who could have imagined the uproar these words and subsequent back track that would have...

Falling in love with a prisoner

How does it happen that you fall in love with your penpal who happens to be a prisoner serving a life sentence in America? On...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 16th of July 2018

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening between eight and nine. Monaghan minor manager Seamus McEneaney spoke about Monaghans Ulster minor championship success and...