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Appeal to Minister to intervene in Leitrim Leaving Cert Applied row

Leitrim County Council is calling on the Education Minister Richard Bruton to intervene in a situation which has left the county without a Leaving...

Shannonside farmers urged to attend special ANC meeting

Farmers in Leitrim and surrounding counties are being urged to attend a special IFA Meeting in Carrick on Shannon tonight.The meeting will discuss the review...

Man charged in connection with Leitrim cannabis seizure

A man in his 50s has been charged in connection with a significant cannabis seizure in Leitrim at the weekend.Zbiginew Jaroslaw Rojewski appeared at...

Slieve Russell manager says tackling norovirus huge challenge

The General Manager of the Slieve Russell Hotel says their recent closure due to the norovirus is one of the biggest challenges of his...

Planning permission granted for two poultry units

Planning permission has been granted for two large poultry units to be built near Carrick-on-Shannon - despite objectors claiming it could affect people's health.In...

Cryan’s Hotel seeking to expand premises

A well-known hotel in Carrick-on-Shannon is applying for planning permission to make its premises much bigger.Cryan's Hotel has asked Leitrim County Council to allow...

BREAKING: Gardai raid major grow house in Leitrim

Gardai in Carrick-on-Shannon have discovered a cannabis grow house at Aughavas, in south Leitrim.A large quantity of mature cannabis plants were discovered in a...

Several Operation Transformation events in region

People across the Shannonside /Northern Sound region will be out walking in their hundreds this morning as part of Operation Transformation.The get-fit programme on...

Special IFA ANC meeting to be held in Carrick next week

Farmers in Leitrim and surrounding counties are being urged to attend a special IFA Meeting in Carrick on Shannon next Monday night if they...
Property tax

REVEALED: Over €8million collected in property tax in Shannonside region in 2016

New figures show that €8.3 million in local property tax was collected in the Shannonside region last year.In Roscommon, there was a 98 per...

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...

Donie Shine senior to be given hall of fame award posthumously

Its been announced that the Hall of Fame award for 2017 at the Roscommon sports star of the year awards  is being posthumously given...

Josie Walsh (nee Maguire)

Josie Walsh (nee Maguire).Mariemount Grove Church Street, Ballinamore and formerly of Drumdiffer, Drumreilly, Co Leitrim.Saturday, January, 20th.Reposing at her residence tomorrow (Sun) from two...

Peter Brennan

Peter Brennan.Ballymore, Boyle, Co Roscommon.Friday, January, 19th peacefully at Drumderrig Nursing Home, Boyle.Sadly, missed by his sister Kathleen Keavney (Ballinameen), brother Thomas (England),...

Kathleen Brennan (née McDermott)

Kathleen Brennan (née McDermott).Grove, Kilteevan, Co Roscommon.Saturday, January, 19th peacefully in the devoted care of the staff at the Sacred Heart Home, Roscommon.Beloved...

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...

SLURRY SPREADING AND THE FODDER CRISIS

Slurry spreading will begin on farms across the region in the coming weeks when the closed period comes to an end.Counties in Zone B...