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Fears World Cup will hit Leitrim tourism

A member of Leitrim Tourism Network claims the World Cup is set to adversely affect the county. At a meeting of the Northwest Regional Public...

Up to 1500 homes still without power in Shannonside region after Storm Hector

Almost 1,500 people are still without power in the Shannonside region this lunchtime following Storm Hector. ESB crews are working on restoring power to several...

Gardai car rammed by motorist in Ballinamore

Gardai are investigating after a driver of a car in Ballinamore collided with a patrol car in the town yesterday afternoon. The incident occurred when...
Bullying

Martin Kenny denies he is interested in running for European Parliament

Leitrim Sinn Fein TD Martin Kenny says he is only concentrating on Irish political matters as speculation links him with a run at securing...

Status yellow wind warning issued for Leitrim and Roscommon

We may have been enjoying the warm and sunny weather over the past few weeks but Storm Hector is on its way. Met Éireann has...

Four percent of all complaints to Children’s Ombudsman last year from Shannonside region

Four percent of all complaints to the Ombudsman for Children last year came from the Shannonside region. The figures are found in the Ombudsman's 2017...

MEP says overhaul of forestry scheme is needed to protect Leitrim

A local MEP claims the government's forestry scheme must be overhauled because it's very damaging to farming in counties such as Leitrim. As the state...

Gardai investigating yet another theft of copper wiring in south Leitrim

Gardai in South Leitrim are investigating another incident of copper wire theft - the third in the space of just two weeks. Carrick-on-Shannon Gardai are...

Drop in Roscommon unemployment figures but rises for Leitrim and Longford

Roscommon was the only county in the Shannonside region to see a decrease in its live register figures last month. According to figures from the...

New water leakage Find and Fix scheme to begin in Carrick-on-Shannon

A leakage investigation and repair works scheme is to begin across Carrick on Shannon under Irish Waters four year National Leakage Reduction Programme.   The works...

Galway win the Nestor Cup

  Galway 0-16 Roscommon 2-06 Roscommon’s bid to land their second Connacht senior football championship in a-row came to an end after a strong second half from Galway...

Wicklow see off Longford challenge in Leinster semi-final

Leinster Ladies Intermediate semi-final Wicklow 3-13 Longford 0-4. After the game Longford captain Mairead Moore spoke with Deniese O'Flaherty.

Roscommon beaten in Connacht Under 20 final

Connacht Under 20 football championship final: Mayo 3-16 Roscommon 1-6 Roscommon  were defeated by 16 points by Mayo in the inaugural Connacht Under 20 football championship final. The...

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue. Wembley, U.K and formerly Granard, Co. Longford. Who died on 11th June peacefully at Northwick Park Hospital. Sadly missed by his loving...

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)  New York and formerly of Derrane Road, Roscommon. June 14th, 2018.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph, daughter of the late...

Thomas Keary

Thomas Keary. Wallaceburg, Canada and formerly of Clonkeen, Streete, Co. Westmeath, suddenly in Canada. Predeceased by his companion Dorris Foster. Thomas will be sadly missed by his...

Life in the fast lane

How comfortable are you taking directions from your other half while driving? On today's Joe Finnegan Show we caught up with Leitrim based couple Katjua...

LISTEN BACK: Halting the decline of rural communities

Rural communities in our region are doing all they can to put a halt on depopulation. Social-media campaigns are shining a light on all there...

LISTEN BACK: JF Show weekly panel discussion

The Pope's imminent visit to Ireland, Sinn Féin's possible motion of no confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy and the US-North Korea peace pact:...