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Kenny slams HSE spending millions on private ambulances at local hospitals

Leitrim-based Sinn Fein Deputy Martin Kenny says far too much money is being used for private ambulances, while the public health services continue to...
Maths

24 Shannonside schools win science and maths awards

24 schools in the Shannonside region are to be presented with awards for their work in promoting Maths, science, and technology as well as...

Special cholesterol clinics in Athlone and Leitrim this weekend

Special clinics are being held this weekend in Aughnasheelin Co Leitrim, and Athlone in Co Westmeath which will allow people to have their cholesterol...

Kiltoghert Creamery to become museum and visitor centre

A new museum and visitor centre is planned for part of the old Kiltoghert Creamery in Carrick-on-Shannon. Despite a strong campaign from a local community...

Thieves target tidy towns material in Carrick

Carrick-on-Shannon Tidy Towns is slamming a series of thefts of flowers and hanging baskets in the area. The judging season for the Supervalu TidyTowns competition...
TV

Very low rate of electrical recycling in Leitrim

Householders in Leitrim recycled the least amount of electrical and electronic waste per person in 2016. According to figures revealed in the annual report of...

Junior health Minister ‘shocked’ at Leitrim respite services

Junior Health Minister Finian McGrath told a northwest campaign group yesterday he's 'shocked' at the problems with respite care in the Leitrim region. 'Our Voices...

McLoughlin’s anti-fracking bill passes Seanad

Sligo-Leitrim TD Tony McLoughlin's Private Members bill to ban on-shore fracking has passed through the Seanad this afternoon and moved done step closer to...

Brown bins to be rolled out to rural communities

Brown bins that hold organic food waste will be rolled out to communities with a population of over five hundred in the coming months. The...
Building

Construction to start this Summer on Dromod Rooskey bypass

Construction is hoped to start on lay-bys at either side of the Dromod Rooskey bypass later this summer. Leitrim County Council has received funding from...

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:...