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BREAKING: Bus Eireann drivers abandoning picket lines

Bus Éireann drivers are starting to abandon their pickets at depots around the country. Their demonstrations stopped hundreds of thousands of passengers using public transport...

Fears for ambulance services in Leitrim if strike goes ahead

Ambulance services in county Leitrim could be affected by strike action next Monday if a dispute between the employees and management is not resolved. Shannonside...

Leitrim civic sites will not accept cash after next month

A Leitrim County Councillor says the local authority must explain the process behind a decision that will see all civic amenity sites in the...

HSE confirms timeline for building of new hospital acute mental health unit

The HSE has confirmed the timeline for the construction of the new Acute Mental health unit at Sligo University hospital. In correspondence to Fine Gael...

Scanlon expresses frustration at lack of Leitrim LCA with Education Minister

The Minister for Education has moved to clarify the current situation in relation to the lack of pupils accessibility to the Leaving Cert Applied...

Go Fund me page for ill Leitrim child close to halfway target

A Go-Fund me page set up to help pay for vital treatment of an ill Leitrim child has so far raised just over €1,000...

Traffic chaos in Shannonside region

There are major disruptions to the inter-city train service today because of the Bus Éireann strike countrywide, with 13 Shannonside trains cancelled. It's because, at...

Shannonside trains affected by bus strike

There are major disruptions to the inter-city train service because of the Bus Éireann strike countrywide, with a number of routes affected. It's because, at...

Large Leitrim contingent attending McGuinness funeral

Dozens of mourners from the Shannonside region are set to attend the funeral of Martin McGuinness today in Derry. The former Northern Ireland deputy first...
ANC

Clash between local representatives on impact of EU

A recent statement issued by Roscommon Galway Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice on an EU spraying directive led to heated debate today. The statement from Deputy Fitzmaurice...

Mohill to appeal to Connacht Council

Mohill chairman Padraig McLaughlin has revealed that Mohill will appeal to the Connacht council the result of last week’s league game against Ballinamore Sean...

Longford Town held by Shelbourne

Longford Town 1 Shelbourne 1 Report Compiled by Tony Ghee Dylan McGlade’s 61st minute strike ensured a share of the spoils between Longford Town and Shelbourne, the...

Longford seal Nicky Rackard Cup Win

Longford 0-19 Louth 0-12 Longford got back to winning ways with a seven point victory over Louth in their second round Nicky Rackard Cup tie. Longford was...

Tom Boyce

Tom Boyce Roslevin Lawn, Athlone, late of the Strand and formerly of Legan, Co. Longford. Tuesday, May 22nd, peacefully. Predeceased by his beloved wife Maura and...

Tom Hagan.

Tom Hagan. Aughaboy, Killoe, Co. Longford. Tuesday, May, 22nd at the Midland regional hospital Mullingar. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing family, wife Mary, son Tom, daughter Amanda, grandchildren,...

David Fletcher

David Fletcher. Cloghanboy Lodge, Ballymahon Road, Athlone. Monday, May, 21st peacefully. Reposing at Flynn's funeral home, the Strand, Athlone tomorrow evening (Wed) from six...

Referendum debate

This Friday 25th May, you will be asked to vote on a proposal to change the Constitution of Ireland. The proposed change to the...

PODCAST: Longford Distillery to prepare gin for Lakelands festival

The developer behind a whiskey distillery in Longford hopes to also produce gin from the facility. A special ambassador program was launched by the Lough...

PODCAST: Abbey Community College receive special award at SEAI finals

Abbey Community College from Boyle, Co Roscommon received the 10 Year Special Merit Award at the 2018 SEAI One Good Idea National Final for...