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Sharp rise in Carrick assaults – Superintendent

The Leitrim Superintendent has revealed that the number of assaults recorded in Carrick-on-Shannon last year rose by 60 per cent.Speaking at a Joint Policing...

Public meeting seeking support for Aughavas P.O planned

A public meeting is to take place to gather support to prevent Aughavas post office from permanent closure.McCaffrey's bar and grocery shop is the...

Leitrim girl injured in accident recovering well

The local girl who was seriously injured in a single-vehicle collision in Keshcarrigan is improving in hospital.The female, aged in her late teens, was...

Jobs Minister believes Shannonside businesses fear Brexit currency issues

The Minister for Jobs believes fluctuating currency markets is the biggest challenge facing Shannonside businesses in light of Brexit.Fears have been expressed recently that...

Community event in Ballinamore to support local man in coma

The parents of a young Leitrim man who's been in a coma at a Dublin hospital since last August have been paying tribute to...

€11m Sligo/Leitrim mental health unit goes to tender

The €11 million mental health unit to be built at Sligo University Hospital has gone out to tender - but it may not be...

Keshcarrigan road reopens after serious crash

A girl is receiving treatment at hospital after sustaining serious injuries in a single-vehicle collision in Keshcarrigan this morning.The incident happened in the south...

Shannonside Gardai earned almost €1.5million in overtime payments in 2016

Almost 1.5 million euro was spent on Garda overtime across the Shannonside Garda divisions last year.Figures released by the Minister of Justice show that...

New Aughavas Post Office owner wants to keep service open

The new owner of McCaffrey's bar and grocery shop at Aughavas is confirming he wants to keep it open as a post office -...

Government accused of neglecting rural Ireland over post office closure

Sinn Fein TD Martin Kenny has slammed the government over its failure to prevent the closure of post offices across the country.The Leitrim TD...

Michael Glavey All-Ireland Semi-Final called off

Michael Glaveys All-Ireland intermediate semi-final game with Kilanerin has been postponed due to heavy overnight rain in Tullamore.A new date will be confirmed as...

RDFL Challenge cup draws

The draws for the Preliminary Round and Round 1 of the RDFL Challenge Cup were made  at the League Headquarters in Lecarrow under the...

Longford Towns Aodh Devlin featured for the under 19 side

The Republic of Ireland Under-19s defeated an ETB FAI Select XI 3-0  at the AUL Complex, Clonshaugh on Thursday afternoon. The side featured Longford...

Michael Fahy

Michael Fahy.     Kiltultogue, Ballinaheglish, Co Roscommon.Saturday, January, 20th peacefully in the devoted care of the staff at Oakwood Nursing Home, Roscommon.Sadly...

Mary O’Reilly (nee Walshe)

Mary O'Reilly (nee Walshe).Castlequarter, Coosan, Athlone and formerly of Knockmore, Ballina, Co. Mayo.Sunday, January, 21st peacefully.Predeceased by her husband Donal. Sadly missed by...

Kathleen Casey

Kathleen Casey.Mahoraveen, Lanesboro, Co Longford.Saturday, January, 20th peacefully at Costello’s Nursing Home, Ballyleague.Predeceased by her father Martin, her mother Annie and her brother...

Podcast:sidebyside 21012018

Joe McGrath,Eamon OConnor and Patsy Lee present Side by side

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...