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Shannonside county councils granted €0.5m for vacant houses

Local authorities in the Shannonside region are to receive more than half-a-million Euro this year to make vacant houses habitable again. The Government funding announced...

Shannonside pupils win top honours at student enterprise finals

Secondary school students from the Shannonside region have won national recognition for their business ideas. Mercy Secondary school in Ballymahon, Moyne community school, Athlone Community...

Annual Edgeworth festival to draw crowds this weekend

The life and literary works of Maria Edgeworth take centre stage at the annual festival in Edgeworthstown this weekend. The event begins with the unveiling...

Anti-match fixing body allege they observed unusual betting on Athlone-Longford game

A Director of a European gaming organisation alleges that there was a pattern of unusual betting activity on the outcome of the Athlone-Longford town game...

Seven Shannonside festivals receive Failte Ireland funding

Seven festivals across Longford, Leitrim and Roscommon have been allocated a total of €13,000 in grant aid by Failte Ireland. The Taste of the Lakelands...

Survey claims 68% of people in Longford don’t feel safe

68% of people who responded to a recent survey about life in county Longford said they don't feel safe. The figure is contained in the...

Gardai issue warning over multiple gorse fires in Roscommon/Longford

Gardai in the Roscommon/Longford Garda division have issued a warning to the public about setting fires on their property following a number of dangerous...

Government urged to prioritise N4 and N5 upgrades

A government committee is to recommend that the Transport Minister make the upgrade of the N4 and N5 a key priority in the review...

Local schools receive major funding allocations

A total of 21 schools in the Shannonside region have been allocated significant funding under the summer works scheme. The Department of Education's grants are...
Central Criminal Court

Longford rapist to be sentenced next week

A Longford man will be sentenced next week for the rape and sexual abuse of his four nieces over a ten-year period. The 49-year-old, who...

McStay – We are going to the Hyde

Kevin McStay has declared that his Roscommon side go to Hyde Park for this year’s Connacht senior football final. Roscommon booked their pace in the...

Roscommon v Leitrim: Championship match tracker

7.03 Full-time Roscommon 0-24 Leitrim 0-10. Roscommon march onto the Connacht final to take on Galway or Sligo while Leitrim are now into the...

Dermot Earley Youth Leadership Initiative inspires next generation

On the same year as Roscommon's Dermot Earley Senior would have turned 70 years of age, nearly 400 people gathered together in Croke Park...

Michael (The Champ) Connelly

Michael (The Champ) Connelly. Kilmacrickard, Glinsk, Co Galway. Saturday, May, 25th peacefully at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe. Reposing at Divilly's Funeral Home, Glenamaddy this evening (Sun) from five...

Mary White (née Connaughton)

Mary White (née Connaughton). Clooneygrasson, Ballintubber, Castlerea, Co Roscommon. Saturday, May, 26th peacefully in the loving care of her son Gerry and the caring staff...

Phyllis Ruane (nee Byrne)

Phyllis Ruane (nee Byrne). Magazine Avenue, Athlone. Friday, May, 25th suddenly. Sadly missed by her loving sons Des and John, daughter Denise, grandchildren, family and...

PODCAST: Cook County President visits Roscommon

The Mayor of Roscommon, Orla Leyden has hosted Toni Preckwinkle, the highest ranking public official of Cook county, in Roscommon town and the Hudson...

‘Guardians of the GAA’

 Guardians of the GAA’, is a history of the GAA from the perspective of Garda involvement. The book, written by Brian Willoughby and Noel Hynes,...

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...