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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...

Armstrong-McGuire elected as new Leitrim cathaoirleach

Fine Gael councillor Finola Armstrong-McGuire has been elected as the cathaoirleach of Leitrim County Council. At the local authority's AGM today, the Carrick-on-Shannon politician was...

Former MBNA chief objects to Lidl store in Carrick

The former chief executive of MBNA Europe strongly opposes the Lidl store planned for Carrick-on-Shannon. Shane Flynn, who is from St George's Terrace in the...
Stench in Mohill

Energy-savings event in Mohill today

Homeowners looking to make energy savings in their home are being encouraged to attend a special event being held in Mohill this afternoon. The South...

Shannonside Hurling Needs Huge Investment

As Limerick were confirmed as All-Ireland champions and what had been a bumper year for hurling, Shannonside Gaelic Games pundit Frank Brady has called on...

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...

Patricia Winston (nee Gill)

Patricia Winston (nee Gill) Circular Road, Roscommon. Tuesday 21st August, peacefully in the care of the wonderful staff of Roscommon University Hospital.  Wife of the...

Gretta Gibbons (nee McDermott)

Gretta Gibbons (nee McDermott) Ballinafad, Strokestown, Co Roscommon Monday 20th August, unexpectedly at her residence. Reposing at her residence Wednesday from four o’clock.  Removal on Thursday to...

Eileen Mc Donagh (nee Gray)

Eileen Mc Donagh (nee Gray) Ballindoon, Riverstown, Co. Sligo. Tuesday 21st August. Peacefully, surrounded by her devoted family and in the tender care of the...

Roscommon man crowned escort of the year

There was cow milking, weight lifting and opera singing.   Yes, last night’s Rose of Tralee didn’t disappoint when it came to entertainment – and the...

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...