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A new tourist office is being developed in Ballinamore

A new tourist office is being developed in Ballinamore and is set to be open for the 2017 summer season. It’s among a number of...

A Christmas service is in operation for the Midoc helpline

The HSE is asking the public to be aware that a Christmas service is in operation for the Midoc helpline and that limited opening...

Latest section of Athlone cycleway provides important connection

The recently finished extension of the Mullingar to Athlone cycleway almost into Athlone town centre is bringing an important link back between two local...

Works on new innovation centre in Roscommon to begin next year

It's hoped that construction on a new business innovation centre in Roscommon will start by the end of 2017.Roscommon County Council has allocated 1.5...

Longford council official hopeful of some news on N4 in 2017

A senior official with Longford County Council is hopeful that an agreement will be reached on upgrading of N4 from Mullingar to RooskyTalks have...

Hugely successful year for activities on Shannon

Waterways Ireland says 2016 has been a hugely successful year for activities on the Shannon in south Leitrim.It was the first year of the...

Met Éireann issues status yellow wind warning for Leitrim for later today

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow wind warning for Leitrim for later today.The wind warning for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo is...

St Mel’s continues to draw huge numbers to Longford

The restored St Mel's Cathedral in Longford town has continued to draw large numbers of visitors over the past year.The devastation of the Christmas...

Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnoise says Christmas is about celebrating family and close connections

The Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnoise says Christmas is about celebrating family and close connections.In his Christmas message, Francis Duffy says Jesus was born...

A number of Christmas day swims are taking place around the region

The annual Leitrim ice-breakers Christmas day swim will take place in carrick-on-Shannon and Ballinamore today.  The first group are in the water at 12.30pm...

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...

Bridie Dunne (nee Casey)

Bridie Dunne (nee Casey).Marian Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon and formally of Cootehall.Friday, January, 19th peacefully in the loving care of the wonderful staff...

Maureen Comerton (Nee O’Sullivan)

Maureen Comerton (Nee O’Sullivan)Retreat Heights, AthloneFriday January 19th in her 97th year.Predeceased by her beloved husband Austin, late brother John L and Michael and...

Patrick (Pat) Moylan

Patrick (Pat) MoylanMain Street, Ballinlough, Co Roscommon.Friday January 19th peacefully in Ave Maria Nursing Home, Tooreen.Former member and chairman of Roscommon County Council.Reposing at...

SPECSAVERS ITEM

 What type of glasses would suit a square or a round face?Fiona Ferguson from Specsavers opticians in Longford joined us on the show to...

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...