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Leitrim

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...

Fracking ban could be in place by summer

Sligo-Leitrim TD Tony McLoughlin is hopeful that a bill that he sponsored to ban fracking in Ireland will be passed by the Dail before...

Shannonside schools to receive over €1million euro for I.T upgrade works

Schools in the Shannonside region are set to receive funding of over €1million euro under a new government scheme to improve their I.T facilities.The...

Leitrim and Longford councils taking legal action on planning regulations

Leitrim and Longford county councils are taking four legal actions against people who allegedly breached planning regulations last year.Details released to Shannonside FM also...

Over 2,500 new cars sold in Shannonside region last year

New car sales in 2016 were the highest they've been in eight years.146-thousand vehicle were bought - an increase of 17 percent on 2015.Roscommon...

VistaMed begins construction in Carrick – but Lidl refused planning

Construction has begun on the extension to the VistaMed manufacturing facility in Carrick-on-Shannon, as plans to create up to 200 jobs continue.Early in 2016,...

International rugby returning to Dubarry Park

In 2016, Dubarry Park in Athlone ceased hosting Ireland’s under 20 Six Nations rugby home games. The games were relocated to Donnybrook.It’s expected that...

SAINT FRANCIS LADIES LINED OUT AT PÁIDÍÓ SÉ TOURNAMENT

Leitrim’s St. Francis Ladies lined out in the intermediate competition last at weekend’s Lidl Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé 2018, the famed club Gaelic football tournament and festival...

Current Roscommon side can emulate the four-in-a-row legends

‘The Current Roscommon senior team and reigning Connacht champions can emulate the Roscommon team that won four Connacht championships in a row from 1977...

Darren O’Donnell

Darren O'Donnell.Corry, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim.Wednesday, February, 21stReposing at his late residence tomorrow (Fri) from 11.00am until 11.00pm.House private at all other...

Henry Hamilton

Henry HamiltonCranleybeg, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford and North Circular Road, Dublin.Tuesday February 20th peacefully at the Mater Hospital, Dublin.Predeceased by his brother Willie....

Bridgie Connelly

Bridgie Connelly.Newtown, Glinsk, Via Castlerea, Co. Galway.Wednesday, 21st February, peacefully at University College Hospital Galway. Reposing at Divilly's Funeral Home Glenamaddy,  tomorrow evening...

Should we fear vulture funds?

 Permanent TSB has revealed the majority of the mortgages it's selling belong to private homeowners.A statement issued by the bank claims that 14-thousand out...

The perfect cup of tea

We Irish love our tea.New figures from Euro monitor international show we as a country are the fifth highest consumer in the world –...
Rugby

Podcast: rugby and imagination

There is hours of entertainment in a book.Kevin McDermott on Sportsbeat spoke with book author Gerard Siggins Initially a sports journalist, he worked for...