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Severe traffic delays in Carrick-on-Shannon after four-car collision

Gardai are warning motorists of severe delays in Carrick-on-Shannon after a four-car collision in the town within the past 20 minutes.The incident occurred at...

Shannonside students star in Young Scientist exhibition

Students from Roscommon, Longford and Leitrim are hoping for some success in this year's BT Young Scientists exhibition with the overall winner due to...
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Leitrim council to waive contribution costs for pilot waste systems

Leitrim County Council has agreed to waive development-contribution costs for homeowners who participate in a controversial wastewater-treatment programme.Leitrim is mainly unsuitable for septic tanks...
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Leitrim GP claims lives could be lost due to slow ambulance response times

A Leitrim GP is warning that people could die as a direct result of very poor ambulance cover for the county.Dr Sean Bourke says...

Revealed: Dromod Garda station sold for €142,000

Seven former Garda stations in total across the Shannonside region have been sold by the Office of Public Works since 2012, according to new...

Drumshanbo deputy principal welcomes appointment of psychologists to Leitrim-Sligo area

The deputy principal of a south Leitrim secondary school hopes the new psychology appointments in the northwest will clear the backlog of children seeking...

Three new clinical psychologists appointed for Sligo Leitrim

The HSE has appointed three new clinical psychologists for child and adolescents in Leitrim and Sligo.The executive has been reacting to the news that...

Garda investigating after two major security alerts at Leitrim supermarkets in 24 hours

Gardai in Leitrim are investigating after a second large supermarket in the county was evacuated following an alleged bomb scare in just 24 hours.Staff...

Leitrim woman feels ‘abandoned’ by county’s health care system following husband’s stroke

A Leitrim women says she and her husband feel abandoned by the health care system due to a lack of local services.Mary Mulvey from...

BREAKING: Tesco in Carrick re-opens following alleged ‘bomb scare’

Tesco has confirmed that its shop in Carrick-on-Shannon has re-opened this afternoon following what has been described locally as a 'bomb' scare'.The store was...

Donie Shine senior to be given hall of fame award posthumously

Its been announced that the Hall of Fame award for 2017 at the Roscommon sports star of the year awards  is being posthumously given...

Local teams all set for All Ireland volleyball finals

Three schools in the region are all set for the All-Ireland schools volleyball finals which take place in UCD on Thursday.There's a unique all...

Mathews feels O’Neill club rumours unhelpful to international side

Stoke City appointed Paul Lambert as the club’s new manager after a week of speculation linking republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill to the...

Kathleen McDermott (nee Moran)

Kathleen McDermott (nee Moran).Ballincullen, Drumlion, Carrick on Shannon, Co Roscommon.Wednesday, January, 17th peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.Kathleen, relict of Mick.Deeply regretted...

John Clarke

John Clarke. Claris, Newtowncashel, Co Longford.Tuesday, January, 16th in the loving care of the staff at the Manor Nursing Home, Edgeworthstown. Reposing at Farrell’s Funeral Home,...

James (Jimmy) Fahy

James (Jimmy) Fahy(Ex-Principal of Tarmon National School)Highfield Road, Knockroe, Castlerea and formerly of Tarmon, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Thursday, 18th, January, Peacefully at Mayo...

SPECSAVERS ITEM

 What type of glasses would suit a square or a round face?Fiona Ferguson from Specsavers opticians in Longford joined us on the show to...

Should B and B’s charge a booking deposit?

 You heard it here last week – the Restaurants association of Ireland is calling on its members to request non - refundable deposits to...

SLURRY SPREADING AND THE FODDER CRISIS

Slurry spreading will begin on farms across the region in the coming weeks when the closed period comes to an end.Counties in Zone B...