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Carrick-on-Shannon M.D hears concerns Flagford battery plans are ‘too dangerous and too big’

It's been claimed that the controversial battery storage unit planned for Carrick-on-Shannon is too dangerous and too big for the site. The comments were made...

Shannonside parents and children protest over HPV vaccine at Dail

A group of concerned parents and children from the Shannonside region held a protest outside the Dail earlier to highlight ongoing concerns over the...

Learner driver detected at six-times drink-driving limit in Carrick-on-Shannon

Gardai in Carrick-on-Shannon have revealed that a learner driver was allegedly detected at six-times the drink-driving limit following an incident in the town last...
Live Register

Rise in unemployment figures across all of the Shannonside region last month

The number of people on the live register increased across all counties in the Shannonside region last month. According to the CSO, Athlone town recorded...

100 jobs for Carrick as nursing home gets planning

Leitrim County Council has granted planning permission for a 123-bed nursing home in Carrick-on-Shannon. The development would cost about €10 million and create 100 jobs. In...

Failte Ireland hopeful Hidden Heartlands brand will boost tourism by nearly a third

Fáilte Ireland is hoping to grow tourism numbers to the Hidden Heartlands by 30% in the next five years with targets for faster growth...
Ballinamore fire station

Ballinamore fire station to be totally demolished to make way for new €400K facility

Ballinamore's fire station is to be completely demolished and temporarily relocated to make way for a new €400,000 facility. It had been expected that an...

Shannonside anglers urged to stop using keep nets in hot spell

  Anglers on rivers and lakes in the Shannonside region are being asked to voluntarily suspend using keep nets during the hot weather period. The long...

New Sligo-Leitrim candidate: My inexperience is a plus

A Fine Gael general election hopeful believes his lack of political baggage gives him an advantage over his more experienced political rivals. The selection convention...

Ballinamore man Colm Costello to be laid to rest today

The funeral takes place this morning of Leitrim man Colm Costello who passed away earlier this week after a long illness. The Ballinamore man was...

Mayo off to All-Ireland Ladies Flier

Depleted Mayo lay marker for All-Ireland campaign By Declan Rooney Mayo manager Peter Leahy was not one bit surprised to see his team sparkle against Cavan...

Kildare land ladies minor B final

Kildare 2-15 Roscommon 2-06 From Aisling Clery in Moate Kildare were singing in the rain as they were crowned All-Ireland minor B champions  in front of a...

Tyrone crushed Roscommon in Super-8 Opener

Roscommon 2-12 Tyrone 4-24 Roscommon’s opening game of the super-eight’s quickly turned into a nightmare as Tyrone won out by 18 points. Richie Donnelly, Niall Sluggan, Conor...

Margaret (Peggy) Cryan

Margaret (Peggy) Cryan No. 4 Carrickmor, Boyle, Co.Roscommon, and formerly Laurel Lodge, Castleknock, Dublin 15. Peacefully at the Matter Private, Dublin surrounded by her loving family. Deeply...

Thomas Francis (Tom) Mc Garry

Thomas Francis (Tom) Mc Garry Hampstead, London and late of Newtownforbes, Co. Longford Wednesday 11th July in London. Brother of the late Jim McGarry, Publican. ...

Margaret O’Hara

Margaret O’Hara. Lanna Aoibhinn, Townparks, Longford. Monday, 16th, July Pre-deceased by her father James. Margaret will be sadly missed and remembered with love by...

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...

LISTEN: Outrage over antisocial behaviour in Bailieborough

After highlighting antisocial behaviour in Longford yesterday, today’s Joe Finnegan Show focused on the similar incidents in Bailieborough, Co Cavan. PJ Barry, the secretary of...

Londoner claims local tourism signage ‘outdated’

Londoner Christina has been holidaying in Cavan since she was a child and regularly visits the area with her husband and two young children. But...