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Storm Ali: Local roads update as fallen trees block several routes

An orange wind warning is in place in most parts of the country as storm Ali passes over.In Roscommon there are trees and electricity...

Appeal to motorists to make extra road safety effort tomorrow

Motorists in Longford Roscommon and Leitrim are being asked to take especial care tomorrow as part of the third annual European Day Without A...

New owner: Huge interest in iconic Carrick building

The new owner of a landmark building in Carrick-on-Shannon says there's significant interest from businessmen looking to lease the premises.Gartlan's newsagents in Bridge Street...

€75,000 funding boost for Shannonside outdoor facilities

Funding of €75,000 has been announced for improvements works at several outdoor attractions in the Shannonside region.The funding, announced by Michael Ring, Minister for Rural...

37pc refusal rate for Leitrim council houses

Almost 40 per cent of offers of social housing made by Leitrim County Council this year have been refused.According to the chief executive's monthly...

Yellow weather warning issued for Leitrim

The Shannonside region is getting ready for up to 40 millimetres of rain overnight as ex-hurricane Helene passes over the country.A yellow rain weather...

€2.4m spent on Leitrim leaks in 17 months

Irish Water has spent over €1 million this year so far on trying to find and fix leaks in Co Leitrim.New figures show that...

Local pharmacist buys historic Carrick building

A landmark building in Carrick-on-Shannon has sold to a local businessman.Gartlan’s newsagents in Bridge Street closed recently after serving the town for 80 years.The...

Carrick Deputy Principal hopes teachers will be supported in new investment

It hoped that today's announcement of an investment in education will help more teachers return to Ireland to work and retain those already working...
Live Register

Shannonside unemployment drops by 200 in a month

There was a significant drop in the number of people on the live register in the Shannonside region last month.In total, more than 200...

Party of Five in Leitrim Senior Championship

Five teams remain in the Connacht Gold Leitrim Senior football championship.Leitrim P.R.O Declan Bohan says after a busy fixture list, the strongest teams in...

Study on Life of Inter-County Players

GAA players spend up to 31-hours a week on inter-county commitments - that's according to a new study from the E-S-R-I.The study was commissioned...

Morrison Calls for Change in Coaching Methods

Former Leitrim joint-manager John Morrison says modern day coaching is not helpful to the modern day player.In recent seasons, Gaelic football has been criticised...

Michael (Mick) O’Roarke

Michael (Mick) O’RoarkeCreggs, Co. Galway.Wednesday, September, 19th, peacefully in his 96th year.Beloved husband of the late Sarah and loving father of...

Thomas (Tom) Smith

Thomas (Tom) Smith.Knockroe, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Tuesday, 18th, September peacefully surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff of...
Teenager

Michael (Mick) Grogan

Michael (Mick) GroganFormerly of Ballintubber, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Sunday, September 9th, in Chesire, England.Deeply regretted by his family and friends. RIPBurial will take place...

LISTEN: Iceland boss reveals plans for more local stores

Major food retailer Iceland intends to open a store in Carrick-on-Shannon.The chain, which specialises in frozen food, opened a supermarket in Roscommon town last...

LISTEN: Michael Harding joins JF live in studio

On Tuesday’s I’m A Buddhist Cavan native and Leitrim local Michael Harding joins Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his new book and his...

LISTEN: Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin on The Joe Finnegan Show

Leader of Fianna Fail Micheál Martin talks seats in the Shannonside Northern Sound region and all the challenges that lie ahead for the opposition...