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New high-speed Jeep for emergencies in Roscommon

Roscommon's Civil Defence unit has been boosted with the delivery of a new high-speed jeep to help with their efforts in the county. A new...

Fracking bill to be debated in Seanad

A bill to ban fracking in Leitrim and Roscommon and across Ireland is due before the Seanad for discussion later this week. The passage of...

NTA pledges to support new Westport-Athlone 440 bus service

The National Transport Authority has pledged to give the new bus route serving Athlone to Westport up to two years to attract enough passenger...

Roscommon Foroige volunteer claims teenagers dismayed by change of youth service provider

A senior Foroige representative in Roscommon has claimed the change of youth service provider in the county could result in teenagers deciding to drop...
Abuse

Athlone solicitor defends legal-aid system’s high cost

An Athlone solicitor has strongly defended legal aid after a Roscommon councillor called for it to be restricted. Shannonside FM revealed today that nearly €1...
Funding

179 warrants granted to Roscommon sheriffs so far this year

Over 400 warrants were issued to Sheriffs in the Shannonside region so far this year by the Revenue Commissioners. 179 warrants were issued in County...
Bank of Ireland

Elphin and Strokestown BOI members organise public meeting today to oppose bank changes

Bank of Ireland customers in Strokestown and Elphin are being urged to attend a public meeting tonight to rally opposition against the downgrading of...

Rundown buildings being painted in Ballagh

A project to enhance rundown buildings in Ballaghaderreen will start on Monday. Ballaghaderreen Town Team has been allocated a total of €50,000 to improve the...
Bus Eireann

Sunday will be the final day of the Athlone-Westport Expressway 21 service

This Sunday will mark the final time passengers will be able to access the Bus Eireann Expressway Route 21 service between Athlone and Westport. The...
Midsummers day with Stars

Only hours to go before the Midsummer’s Day with the Stars

There's just hours to go now before the biggest country and western music event of the summer in the Shannonside region. The Midsummer day with...

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:...