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Traffic chaos in Shannonside region

There are major disruptions to the inter-city train service today because of the Bus Éireann strike countrywide, with 13 Shannonside trains cancelled.It's because, at...

Shannonside trains affected by bus strike

There are major disruptions to the inter-city train service because of the Bus Éireann strike countrywide, with a number of routes affected.It's because, at...

Large Leitrim contingent attending McGuinness funeral

Dozens of mourners from the Shannonside region are set to attend the funeral of Martin McGuinness today in Derry.The former Northern Ireland deputy first...

Clash between local representatives on impact of EU

A recent statement issued by Roscommon Galway Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice on an EU spraying directive led to heated debate today.The statement from Deputy Fitzmaurice...

Lidl store in Carrick to become car showroom

Lidl is planning to close its existing store in Carrick-on-Shannon and turn it into a car sales showroom and gym.The supermarket chain plans to...

Carrigallen equestrian centre for sale for €1m

An equestrian centre and lakeside holiday village near Carrigallen in rural Co Leitrim has come on the market with a €1 million price tag.Gulladoo...

Power restored to homes in Shannonside region after major outages

Dozens of properties in the Shannonside region were without electricity this morning.Earlier, 6,410 homes in Athlone were without power, due to a major fault,...

€40,000 for Drumsna flood works

More than €40,000 has been allocated towards flood-relief works in south Leitrim.A total of €40,500 has been given to Roscommon County Council to remove...

Shannonside Sinn Féin members pay tribute to McGuinness

Martin McGuinness has died at the age of 66.He had stepped down as Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister in January and had been unwell...

Carrick Councillor calls for immediate safety works at Cloonturk roundabout

A Carrick-on-Shannon councillor has called for urgent action to be taken to replace fence panels at one the biggest roundabouts on the N4Two serious...

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...