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Carrick refugee offers advice before new arrivals

A Kurdish woman who came to Carrick-on-Shannon as a refugee has urged the people of the town to organise events to help the new...

Shannonside childcare services secure 700k in funding

Funding of over €700,000 has been secured for childcare services in the Shannonside region this afternoon. 683 childcare providers across the country are set to...
Paul Williams

Leitrim’s Paul Williams denies telling Garda Press Officer he was writing article about Sgt...

Journalist Paul Williams has denied telling a Garda Press Officer he was writing a damaging article on Sergeant Maurice McCabe. Mr Williams gave evidence to...

McCartin: Drumshanbo has enough resources for refugees

A local councillor is insisting the area has enough resources to cater for the imminent arrival of refugees. Leitrim County Council announced today a total...
Asylum

50 asylum-seekers to live in Drumshanbo and Carrick

The 14 refugee families being resettled in Leitrim will be accommodated in Carrick-on-Shannon and Drumshanbo. Leitrim County Council today announced a total of 50 people...
Dromod Garda station

Dromod Garda station achieved top price in Ireland of any station in 2016

The former Garda station in Dromod which sold for €142,000 achieved the highest price of stations sold by the State last year. New figures show...
VAT

IHF President claims increase in VAT would harm Shannonside tourism

The head of the Irish Hotels Federation says the Shannonside region would lose out hugely if the government goes ahead with plans to increase...

BREAKING: 50 refugees to be resettled in Leitrim

A total of 14 families are to be resettled in Leitrim over the next year, as part of the Irish Refugee Protection Programme. Ireland has...
abuse

HIQA critical of northwest facility for intellectual disabilities

The health watchdog has slammed a centre for people with intellectual disabilities in the northwest. All of the 'outcomes' inspection by the Health Information and...

Martin Kenny lashes Jobpath for being profit not people driven

A local TD has launched a campaign to have a controversial government employment scheme scrapped amid claims it is being profit, not people, driven. Sinn Fein...

Longford Town Back In Promotion Mix

Longford Town 3 Wexford FC 0 Longford Town got their promotion push back on track with a comfortable three-nil victory over Wexford FC at the City...

Longford SFC Results – Saturday July 21

Peter Hanley Motors Senior Football Group One Rd 1. Mostrim 1-9 Ballymahon 0-12 Rd1. Abbeylara 0-17 Clonguish 1-14 Table Team P W D L Pts Abbeylara 1 0 1 0 1 Ballymahon 1 0 1 0 1 Clonguish 1 0 1 0 1 Mostrim 1 0 1 0 1   Group Two Rd1. Mullinalaghta 2-17 Colmcille 0-8 Rd1. Carrickedmond 2-6 St Mary's...

McStay see’s red as Roscommon Dream Ends

Roscommon 0-13 Donegal 0-20 Roscomon’s All-Ireland championship dream came to an end after Donegal inflicted a straight forward seven point victory in Dr. Hyde Park. Donegal had...

Mary Mathews (nee Carberry)

Mary Mathews (nee Carberry) Cartrons, Kenagh, Co. Longford. Saturday, July 21st, peacefully surrounded by her family at her sister Lena Duncan’s residence, Ballymulvey, Ballymahon, Co. Longford. Reposing...

William (Bill) Doyle

William (Bill) Doyle St Patrick’s Terrace, Edgeworthstown and formerly of Crosskeys, Battery Rd, Longford and Newport, Legan. Friday, July 20th. Predeceased by his wife Mary...

Elizabeth (Betty) Riddell (nee Leech)

Elizabeth (Betty) Riddell (nee Leech) St. Michael's Place, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Friday 20th July. Reposing at Serenity Funeral Home, Main Street, Ballinasloe Saturday from six o’clock...

Listen back – JF SHOW PANEL

Talk about 'Putin' your foot in it... Would or Wouldn't?? Who could have imagined the uproar these words and subsequent back track that would have...

Falling in love with a prisoner

How does it happen that you fall in love with your penpal who happens to be a prisoner serving a life sentence in America? On...

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...