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Over 1,000 people sign petition to retain dental services in Elphin

The campaign to save the Elphin dental clinic is intensifying, with up to 1,000 people signing a petition against the closure. From September, the weekly...

Report suggests multi-purpose use for St Brigid’s hospital site in Ballinasloe

A consensus has emerged for the future of the St Brigid's former Mental Health facility in Ballinasloe. A report on potential uses for the site...

HSE overspends almost a million euro on Rosalie unit in one year

A new audit reveals the HSE overspent the budget for the Rosalie unit by €945,000 in a single year. The financial analysis of the Castlerea...
Primary care

HSE confirms no plans to review or remove services from Elphin health centre

The Health Service Executive says that there are no plans to review or remove any further services from the health centre in Elphin. A series...
Cigarettes

Almost 6,000 illegal cigarettes seized in Shannonside region so far this year

New figures show the Revenue Commissioners has seized nearly 6,000 cigarettes and 5 kilograms of tobacco in the Shannonside region this year. More than €440,000's...

Aurivo co-op announces €48 million investment over next five years

Aurivo co-op has announced a €48 million euro investment plan over the next five years. The agri business which has a major site at Ballaghaderreen...

Charities Regulator urging anyone suspicious of Shannonside collections to contact Gardai

The Charities Regulator is advising people that if they feel that bogus charity clothes collections are taking place to report it to the Gardai. It...

Rooskey festival Committee cancels balloon race

An environmental charity is congratulating a Roscommon Festival Committee on the cancellation of a planned fund-raising balloon race. Friends of the Irish Environment say they...

No more tickets available for Pope’s visit to Knock

No further tickets for the Pope's visit to Knock will be made available according to the general manager of the Shrine. 45,000 tickets sold out...

Roscommon Minister says Facebook has serious questions to answer

Communications Minister Denis Naughten says reports that Facebook told staff not to remove violent content raises serious questions for the company. The Roscommon Minister was...

Guickan steps down as Leitrim boss

Brendan Guickan has reportedly stepped down as manager of the Leitrim senior football team. Guickan told the Leitrim Observer on Friday afternoon he would not...

Longford ladies ready for Laois

Laois will start as heavy favourites to see off Longford in this all-Leinster clash. Laois landed the TG4 Leinster intermediate crown recently and are targeting...

Roscommon face Meath in Ladies intermediate championship

Meath walloped Fermanagh last weekend to begin their TG4 All-Ireland series in emphatic fashion, scoring 11-24 in the process. The Royal County could be dark...

Elizabeth (Betty) Riddell (nee Leech)

Elizabeth (Betty) Riddell (nee Leech) St. Michael's Place, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Friday 20th July. Reposing at Serenity Funeral Home, Main Street, Ballinasloe Saturday from six o’clock...

Margaret Goode (nee Murray)

Margaret Goode (nee Murray) St Joseph's Place, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway and formerly of Derrylahan, Ballydangan, Athlone, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the...

Elizabeth McGinley (Nee McTague)

Elizabeth McGinley (Nee McTague) Kintogher, Sligo and formerly Church Street, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Brentwood Monor, Convoy, Co. Donegal. Reposing at her home at...

Listen back – JF SHOW PANEL

Talk about 'Putin' your foot in it... Would or Wouldn't?? Who could have imagined the uproar these words and subsequent back track that would have...

Falling in love with a prisoner

How does it happen that you fall in love with your penpal who happens to be a prisoner serving a life sentence in America? On...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 16th of July 2018

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening between eight and nine. Monaghan minor manager Seamus McEneaney spoke about Monaghans Ulster minor championship success and...