Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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48 dogs put down in Roscommon/Longford in 2016

New figures show almost 50 dogs were put down at Longford and Roscommon dog pounds last year. It has also emerged that Roscommon County Council...

Flood relocation scheme homes should be demolished

The property of people who might be successful in applying for the flood relocation scheme should be demolished. That's according to the Mayor of Athlone...
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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...

Lidl store in Carrick to become car showroom

Lidl is planning to close its existing store in Carrick-on-Shannon and turn it into a car sales showroom and gym. The supermarket chain plans to...

Longford pharmacist warns about recalled products

A Shannonside pharmacist is urging any members of the public who may be concerned about a recall of EpiPens to contact their local health...

Cabinet row over flood relocation scheme

A relocation scheme for flood hit homeowners is to be widened after the intervention at Cabinet level of Environment Minister Denis Naughton. The Roscommon-Galway TD...

Monksland playground to be complete this summer

It's hoped work on a long-awaited playground in Monksland will begin in May and take eight to nine weeks to complete. The area's town team...

Over 100 people attend Ballagh greenway meeting

More than 100 people attended a public meeting in Ballaghaderreen last night to discuss plans for a €2-million greenway. The proposal is to develop a...

Drink-driving doubles over St Patrick’s weekend

There was a 100 per cent increase in drink driving detections in the Longford/Roscommon Garda Division over the St Patrick's Bank Holiday weekend when...

Carrigallen equestrian centre for sale for €1m

An equestrian centre and lakeside holiday village near Carrigallen in rural Co Leitrim has come on the market with a €1 million price tag. Gulladoo...

Survey Says ‘designated periods for club, inter-county and college so that there is no...

The Club Players Association (CPA) has released the findings from its April survey of members. The survey received 3959 Responses and 89 per cent of...

Provincial Towns Plate Semi-Final: Longford 21 Portlaoise 12

Longford won through to the final of the Provincial Towns Plate after a hard fought win versus Portlaoise. Longford have found fellow Division 1B side...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 2304

Sportsbeat is on every Monday evening between 8 and 9. A look back on the Monaghan Stages Rally with Sean McCaffrey, as well interviews conducted by...

Richard (Seamus) Fogarty

Richard (Seamus) Fogarty Assumption Road, Athlone Sunday the 22nd April 2018. Predeceased by his brother Kevin. Sadly missed by his girlfriend Caroline, brothers Michael and Dessie,...
Funeral

Pauline Walsh

Pauline Walsh. Ballybrogan, Lecarrow, Co. Roscommon and Terenure, Dublin. Tuesday, April, 24th, peacefully at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. Daughter of the late Paddy...

Frank Murray

Frank Murray. Druminchin, Carrigallen, Co. Leitrim. Tuesday, April, 24th peacefully in the loving care of the staff at Ballinamore Nursing Unit. Eldest son of the late...

Is the Pope coming to the West?

  ''I have no confirmation..but it's not to say it mightn't happen'' Fr Richard Gibbons who is the Parish Priest in Knock spoke to us on...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 2304

Sportsbeat is on every Monday evening between 8 and 9. A look back on the Monaghan Stages Rally with Sean McCaffrey, as well interviews conducted by...

Farewell to the King of country music

The King of country, an icon in the industry and a man of the people… Today we bid farewell to Big Tom who will...