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Four fishermen hospitalised after Lough Ree incident

Four fishermen were taken to hospital last night after a boating accident on Lough Ree. Shortly after 7 o’clock yesterday evening, on the inner lakes,...

Leitrim Superintendent urges parents to make plans for children waiting to be collected

Parents in the Shannonside region are being urged to make provisions for the safety of their children if they are late in collecting them...

Shannonside postmasters to protest at GPO

Postmasters in the Shannonside region are on their way to Dublin to take part in a protest outside the GPO later this morning (11am). It's...

IDA head claims investment efforts for Longford not solely determined by visits

The IDA says that the number of visits to Longford isn't fully reflective of the activity it's engaged in to bring investment to the...

Gardai investigate alleged inappropriate approach to two girls in Carrick

Gardaí in Carrick-on-Shannon are investigating a report that a man behaved inappropriately with two young girls in the town on Saturday. On Saturday evening,...

€1m Drumshanbo visitor centre gets planning

Leitrim County Council has given planning permission for a €1 million visitor centre to be developed in Drumshanbo. It will built at the successful Food...

€2.4m in unpaid rates in Leitrim last year

New figures show that only 63 per cent of commercial rates were collected in Leitrim last year, with more than €2.4 million unpaid. Details released...

€43m for Longford council projects

Longford County Council hopes to spend over €43 million on capital projects between now and 2019, according to a draft of its capital expenditure...

Tributes paid after Arigna farm tragedy

Tributes are being paid to the Roscommon man who has died following an incident on a farm at Arigna last Friday. The man, who has...

Minister slams northwest’s autism waiting lists

The Minister of State for Disabilities has described the waiting lists for autism services in Sligo/Leitrim as 'unacceptable'. Finian McGrath visited Roscommon today, going to...

Galway win the Nestor Cup

  Galway 0-16 Roscommon 2-06 Roscommon’s bid to land their second Connacht senior football championship in a-row came to an end after a strong second half from Galway...

Wicklow see off Longford challenge in Leinster semi-final

Leinster Ladies Intermediate semi-final Wicklow 3-13 Longford 0-4. After the game Longford captain Mairead Moore spoke with Deniese O'Flaherty.

Roscommon beaten in Connacht Under 20 final

Connacht Under 20 football championship final: Mayo 3-16 Roscommon 1-6 Roscommon  were defeated by 16 points by Mayo in the inaugural Connacht Under 20 football championship final. The...

Willie (William) Jordan

Willie (William) Jordan 9 Legion Terrace, Longford Town. Wednesday, June 20th, in Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Dublin Road, Longford. Funeral Mass on (Fri) at eleven o’clock...

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue. Wembley, U.K and formerly Granard, Co. Longford. Who died on 11th June peacefully at Northwick Park Hospital. Sadly missed by his loving...

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)  New York and formerly of Derrane Road, Roscommon. June 14th, 2018.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph, daughter of the late...

Life in the fast lane

How comfortable are you taking directions from your other half while driving? On today's Joe Finnegan Show we caught up with Leitrim based couple Katjua...

LISTEN BACK: Halting the decline of rural communities

Rural communities in our region are doing all they can to put a halt on depopulation. Social-media campaigns are shining a light on all there...

LISTEN BACK: JF Show weekly panel discussion

The Pope's imminent visit to Ireland, Sinn Féin's possible motion of no confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy and the US-North Korea peace pact:...