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Two new weather warnings issued for Shannonside region

Rain, sleet and possibly snow are on the way as the cold snap tightens its hold on the Shannonside region.Two new weather warnings have...

Moyvore distillery plans hit by major setback

The developer of the multimillion-euro distillery planned for Moyvore claims there's no other site in all of Longford or Westmeath suitable for the development.Vault...

Man arrested in Longford in connection with money laundering investigation

Gardai investigating money laundering involving funds from a life assurance company have arrested a third man.The 48-year-old was arrested this morning in Longford and...

Center Parcs’ Longford manager to begin role in early 2019

The manager of Center Parcs' Longford Forest expects to take up his role at the attraction in the spring of next year.Daragh Feighery is...

Meeting in Lanesboro on how digital devices can combat crime

A community on the Longford-Roscommon border is hoping to raise awareness of how technology and smart phones can help prevent crime with a special...
Planning

Planning lodged for battery energy storage facility in Flagford

Planning permission has been lodged for a large battery energy storage facility in county Roscommon.The application, made by a newly formed company called Kinbrace...

Strokestown man declares interest in running in 2019 local elections

Well-known Strokestown community activist Emmett Corcoran has revealed his intention to stand as an Independent in next year's local elections.A web-designer by profession, he...
John McCartin Leitrim Councillor

Ballinamore Councillor calls for dilapidated courthouse to be transformed into civic space

A Leitrim councillor is calling for Ballinamore Courthouse to be 'gutted' and handed over to the community.John McCartin believes the rundown building should be...
School

Public meeting to highlight fears over future of Aughavas school

A public meeting is taking place at Aughavas in south Leitrim tomorrow night over fears for the future of a local school.St Joseph's National...

Strokestown businessman hopes to contest local elections

Well-known Strokestown community activist Emmett Corcoran has revealed his intention to stand as an Independent in next year's local elections.A web-designer by profession, he...

Donie Shine senior to be given hall of fame award posthumously

Its been announced that the Hall of Fame award for 2017 at the Roscommon sports star of the year awards  is being posthumously given...

Local teams all set for All Ireland volleyball finals

Three schools in the region are all set for the All-Ireland schools volleyball finals which take place in UCD on Thursday.There's a unique all...

Mathews feels O’Neill club rumours unhelpful to international side

Stoke City appointed Paul Lambert as the club’s new manager after a week of speculation linking republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill to the...

Coillte agrees to review forestry work in Mote Park

Coillte has agreed to suspend all harvesting works in Mote Park until a new forest-management plan is agreed.Planned tree-felling at the Roscommon town facility...

James (Jimmy) Rabbitte

James (Jimmy) RabbitteBoher, Streamstown, Mullingar, Co Westmeath.Monday January 15th suddenly at his home.Reposing in Rooney’s Funeral Home Ballymore tomorrow (Thurs) from five o’clock until...

Nuala Sheeran (Nee Conlon)

Nuala Sheeran (Nee Conlon)Alderford, Ballyfarnon, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.January 16th peacefully (in her 92nd year) surrounded by and in the tender care of her...

Should B and B’s charge a booking deposit?

 You heard it here last week – the Restaurants association of Ireland is calling on its members to request non - refundable deposits to...

SLURRY SPREADING AND THE FODDER CRISIS

Slurry spreading will begin on farms across the region in the coming weeks when the closed period comes to an end.Counties in Zone B...

Social media and young people’s moods

Over one thousand secondary school students have entered the competition and previous winners have gone on to become billionaires.Students from St Bricin's college, Belturbet...