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SNA

Longford and Roscommon gain extra SNAs but Leitrim loses out

Schools in Longford and Roscommon have gained a number of additional Special Needs Assistant positions from September. However, Leitrim has lost at least one position...
Patrick Heeran

Developments made in case of missing Leitrim man Patrick Heeran

It's understood that some developments have been made recently in relation to a case involving a Leitrim man who's been missing for the past...
HPV

Leitrim man urges caution on Gardasil vaccine before it is extended to boys

A Leitrim man, whose daughter has suffered ill health from what he believes is a result of taking an anti-cancer vaccine, says parents should...

Leitrim man jailed for assault with metal bar

A 34-year-old man has been jailed for 18 months for an assault with an iron or steel bar in Carrick-on-Shannon. In court on Tuesday, the...

New cycleway along Cavan/Leitrim railway line given green light

A new walk and cycle way along the route of the old Cavan/Leitrim railway in Ballinamore has been given the green light. The route which...
John O'Hagan

Judge critical of number of assaults in Leitrim

The retiring circuit-court judge in Leitrim has slammed the number of assaults that are occurring in the county. Judge John O’Hagan claims they account for...
Key West Hotel

Shannon Key West hotel to be re-sold after liquor licence success

The sale of the old Shannon Key West Hotel at Rooskey is expected to be progressed following a successful application for a liquor licence At...
HPV

PODCAST: HIQA says HPV vaccine could be extended to boys

Boys could be given the HPV vaccine - as part of new research been undertaken by Health Information Quality Authority. Currently secondary school girls receive...
Mental Health

Leitrim councillors hit out at three-year wait for child mental health intervention

It's been claimed that young children with mental health problems are waiting up to three years for treatment in County Leitrim. And councillors have heard...

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...

O’Hanlon Claims Fourth Longford Marathon Crown

Gary O’Hanlon made landed his fourth Longford Marathon on Sunday August 19 in a new course record of 2:21.00. O’Hanlon the reigning Irish national marathon...

Longford Senior Football Results W/E August 19

Peter Hanley Longford Senior football championship Clonguish 1-20 Ballymahon 1-7 Mostrim 1-12 Abbeylara 1-11 Group Two Carrickedmond 1-8 Mullinalaghta 1-21 Granard 1-9 Colmcille 1-17. Group Three Killoe 0-12 Dromard 1-10. Peter...

Roscommon Club Championship Results W/E 19 August

Roscommon Senior, Intermediate and Junior results week-ending August 19. Hodson Bay Hotel Roscommon Senior Football Championship results Section A Sunday August 19, Strokestown 2-10 Clan na...

Annie Macken (nee Gavin)

Annie Macken (nee Gavin) Battery Heights, Athlone and formerly of Derrylahan. Monday 20th August. Reposing at the Strand Funeral home on Wednesday from half past five until...

John Roche

John Roche Kidlawn House, Ballinasloe, Co. Roscommon Sunday 19th August. Reposing at Grenham’s Funeral Home, Ballinasloe, Tuesday from six o’clock until eight o’clock.  Private removal on Wednesday...

Mary Mulligan

Mary Mulligan Lisnagabara, Four Roads, Co. Roscommon Sunday 19th August, Suddenly in her 93rd year, at the residence of her sister Bridie. Reposing at Dempsey’s...

A rhyme for all – exam results

  Congrats to all you students, that are in this frenzy zone Whether your results were high or low, you will not be on your own I...

RECIPE : TRADITIONAL IRISH STEW

I think it's fair to say that we here on the Joe Finnegan Show could do with any help we can get in the...

Social Welfare, Northern Ireland and the banks

It's Friday, and that can only mean one thing - the Joe Finnegan Show panel. Every week, we invite a panel of guests on to...