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Junior health Minister ‘shocked’ at Leitrim respite services

Junior Health Minister Finian McGrath told a northwest campaign group yesterday he's 'shocked' at the problems with respite care in the Leitrim region. 'Our Voices...

McLoughlin’s anti-fracking bill passes Seanad

Sligo-Leitrim TD Tony McLoughlin's Private Members bill to ban on-shore fracking has passed through the Seanad this afternoon and moved done step closer to...

Brown bins to be rolled out to rural communities

Brown bins that hold organic food waste will be rolled out to communities with a population of over five hundred in the coming months. The...
Building

Construction to start this Summer on Dromod Rooskey bypass

Construction is hoped to start on lay-bys at either side of the Dromod Rooskey bypass later this summer. Leitrim County Council has received funding from...
Garda

Garda recruits considered for training in Carrick on Shannon

Talks are taking place about sending Garda recruits to Carrick on Shannon as a part of their training in the future. That's according to Sligo/Leitrim...
Garda

JPC reports spike in Leitrim burglaries

Public order offences, assaults, and road fatalities in Leitrim are down year on year up to the 18th of June, but there has been...

Gardai appealing for information after Audi car stolen in Mohill

Gardai are appealing for information following the theft of two Audi A4s in separate incidents in counties Leitrim and Longford. A 2003 red Audi A4...
Circuit

Almost €1million paid to Shannonside law firms in legal aid since 2016

New figures show nearly €1 million has been paid in legal-aid as a result of court cases in the Shannonside region since the beginning...

Leitrim national school in jeopardy over transport rules

Residents of Gortletteragh parish in Co Leitrim are being warned of a threat to the local national school if school transport rules are rigidly...

Travellers concerned of fire tragedy at Carrick site

Carrick-on-Shannon Travellers are expressing 'massive concern' that a fire tragedy could occur if a number of issues aren't addressed at their halting site. A recent...

Longford Face Fermanagh in Relegation Play-Off

In a winner-takes-all shoot-out in Ballymachugh, Fermanagh and Longford fight it out to avoid relegation from the intermediate championship grade. For Fermanagh, defeat would represent...

Leinster Open European Defence Against Wasps

Leinster will kick-off their defence of the Heineken Champions Cup title at home to Wasps, then travel to France to take on Toulouse. The European...

Shannonside Region Represented In Connacht U-18 Squad

The Connacht under-18s management team have included four players from the Shannonside region in their inter-provincial squad. Creggs pair Aodha Hession and Sam O’Sullivan, Buccaneers...

Frankie O’Neill

Frankie O’Neill Tower View, St. Anne’s Terrace, Athlone, Co. Westmeath Friday 17th August.  Reposing at his sister Jackie’s residence, 3 Beachville on Sunday from five o’clock...

Sean Howard

Sean Howard Carra, Granard, Co. Longford Thursday 16th August, peacefully at Cavan General Hospital surrounded by his loving family.  Devoted husband of Winnie and father of...

Dolly Rushe (née Davis)

Dolly Rushe (née Davis) Rathcroghan, Tulsk and formerly of Feeragh, Ballymurray, Knockcroghery, Co Roscommon. Friday August 17th, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff...

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...

Operation update

It was the show that asked contestants to bare all by stepping on the scales in their lycra for the viewers at home. Yes, we...

LISTEN: Is Croke Park suitable for an infant?

On the Joe Finnegan Show yesterday, we heard about a fanatical Tyrone supporter who brought their 16-week-old son to the All-Ireland semi-final against Monaghan last weekend. Today,...