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Leitrim

New CCTV system expected for Carrick-on-Shannon

A new CCTV system is expected to be rolled out in Carrick-on-Shannon in 2017 to cut down on the growing number of assaults and...

Only 28 unfinished estates in Leitrim

The chief executive of Leitrim County Council is claiming there will be less than 20 ghost estates in the county by the end of...

Cortober in Carrick-on-Shannon should be moved into Leitrim as it’s ignored by Roscommon Co...

Cortober in Carrick-on-Shannon should be moved into Leitrim because it's ignored by Roscommon County Council.That's the personal view of the Colm McGrath, the Carrick...

Bird Flu has reached Ireland

The Department of Agriculture has confirmed the H5N8 strain of avian flu has been identified in a wild duck in County Wexford.There's very little...

Shannonside hospitals are under severe pressure due to overcrowding today

Hospitals in the Shannonside/Northern Sound region are under severe pressure again today.The Midlands Regional hospital in Tullamore is reporting 30 people waiting on trolleys...

Portiuncula Hospital has highest number on trolleys locally today

Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe has the highest number of people on trolleys locally this afternoon.14 people are waiting for admission in the A&E or...

2,800 locally apply to have property tax payments deferred

Over 2,800 people have applied to have the property tax deferred due to income threshold in the Shannonside Northern Sound region.Figures released by the...

Increase in grain yields locally in 2016

There was an increase in the grain yield in local counties this year.Figures from Teagasc show 12,300 (12,292) tonnes of grain were grown in...

Increase in the number of Civil Servants working locally since 2006

There's been an increase in the number of Civil Servants employed in the Shannonside Northern Sound region over the past 10 years.The figures from...

Cavan has highest number of bomb squad call outs in the region

Cavan recorded the highest number of call outs by the army's Explosive Ordinance Disposal team up to the middle of December out of all counties...

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...

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...

Eddie Boland

Eddie Boland.Bradford, England and formerly of Ashbrook, Scramogue, Co. Roscommon.Who died on January, 22nd in Bradford.Funeral Mass was celebrated on 1st February in Bradford,...

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...