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Patrick Heeran

Gardai to began fresh canvass to seek information over Pat Heeran’s disappearance

Gardaí are carrying out a witness-canvass at Aughavas today to try to establish who put 'fear' into Pat Heeran before his expected murder in...
Property tax

Over €250,000 of local property tax deferred this year so far

New figures show nearly €270,000's worth of property tax has been deferred in 2017 in the Shannonside region.Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe revealed this week...
Cloone Defibrilator

Chair of Cloone group appeals for help to repair vandalised defibrillator

The Chairman of the Cloone Defibrillator group in Leitrim says there's huge disappointment locally in the aftermath of vandalism at a defibrillator station at...
School

Head of schools group concerned over lack of Catholic secondary schools in Leitrim

The head of a Catholic schools organizations claims parents in Leitrim now face a lack of choice in choosing secondary schools for their children.Dr...

Local anti-fracking groups to host protest over off-shore plans in Strandhill

Anti-fracking campaigners from across the Shannonside region are to host a protest against the possibility of offshore fracking in the north-west tomorrow.Earlier this year...
Cloone Defibrilator

Locals shocked as life-saving defibrillator station in Cloone vandalised

Fianna Fail Senator Keith Swanick is condemning vandalism at a defibrillator station in Cloone in Co Leitrim.The defibrillator cabinet on the Adoon road in...

Official launch of Peace IV takes place today in Carrick

The official launch of the Leitrim county Peace IV Action Plan is taking place in Carrick-on-Shannon today.The Peace programme was launched in 1995 aimed...

TII raises concerns over proposed Carrick-on-Shannon nursing home

Transport Infrastructure Ireland has raised concerns about the €10-million nursing home planned for Carrick-on-Shannon.In a submission lodged with Leitrim County Council, it claims the...
Food hub

Expansion plans for Drumshanbo Food Hub revealed

There could be a further jobs boost for Drumshanbo as plans for an expansion of the Food Hub continue.Earlier this year, the government allocated...
Music

Roscommon and Leitrim kids to benefit from new multi-million euro music scheme

Children and young people in Roscommon and Leitrim are to be given the opportunity to access high-quality subsidised music under the Music Generation scheme.The...

Meet Nuala McGoey Longford Rugby Player

Longford Woman all about enjoyment and learning this season.By Tommy ButlerName: Nuala McGoeyNationality: IrishHometown: LongfordPosition: Longford Woman’s Head Coach/FlankerCoaching Qualifications: IRFU Level 3Coaching Philosophy:...

Longford Dismiss Mullingar For Three Wins In-A-Row

Mullingar 5Longford 41Longford ended their Midland League Group A campaign with a maximum 15 points after a comprehensive win over Mullingar.It was a game...

Sutton Swoops for Last Gasp Buccaneers Winner

Last gasp try secures Buccaneers clean sweep Connacht senior league victoriesBy Michael SilkeCorinthians 25Buccaneers 28A last gasp John Sutton try saw Buccaneers complete a...

Margaret Casey (née Mc Tiernan)

Margaret Casey (née Mc Tiernan)Sheegora, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.Sunday, September, 16th peacefully, surrounded by her devoted family and in the tender care of the...

PJ Casey

PJ CaseyRap-pa-ree-hill, Lanesboro, Co Longford.Sunday 16th September peacefully at Porticuncila Hospital Ballinasloe. Reposing at Farrells funeral home, Lanesboro, Tuesday from four o’clock until seven...

Gaynor French (nee Duke)

Gaynor French (nee Duke)Castlecole, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon and late of U.K.Sunday, September, 16th peacefully at the Galway Hospice, surrounded by her loving family. Reposing...

LISTEN: Iceland boss reveals plans for more local stores

Major food retailer Iceland intends to open a store in Carrick-on-Shannon.The chain, which specialises in frozen food, opened a supermarket in Roscommon town last...

LISTEN: Michael Harding joins JF live in studio

On Tuesday’s I’m A Buddhist Cavan native and Leitrim local Michael Harding joins Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his new book and his...

LISTEN: Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin on The Joe Finnegan Show

Leader of Fianna Fail Micheál Martin talks seats in the Shannonside Northern Sound region and all the challenges that lie ahead for the opposition...