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Strokestown businessman hopes to contest local elections

Well-known Strokestown community activist Emmett Corcoran has revealed his intention to stand as an Independent in next year's local elections.A web-designer by profession, he...

Local Councillor disgusted by Ballaghaderreen dumping

A local councillor has slammed an extensive episode of illegal dumping in Ballaghaderreen.According to Sinn Fein's Michael Mulligan, a substantial amount of household waste...

Shannonside farmers warned of danger of slurry after cows’ deaths in Roscommon

Farmers in the Shannonside region are being urged not to take any unnecessary risks when it comes to agitating slurry.The warning comes after a...

Shannonside pensioners set to protest cuts to payments this week

Dozens of pensioners in the Shannonside region are set to form part of a protest about cuts to pensions at the Dail later this...

Pharma giant announces 20 new jobs for Athlone

A pharmaceutical company in Athlone has announced plans to create another 20 jobs.PPD Laboratories has lodged a planning application with Westmeath County Council for...

Roscommon IFA issues warning after farm tragedy

The chairman of Roscommon IFA has issued a warning to farmers after a substantial loss of livestock in a slurry tragedy.Eight cattle, valued at...

St Nathy’s College to hold special mass to remember tragic Stephen O’Gara

St Nathy's College in Ballaghaderreen is holding a special Mass tomorrow in memory of one of its former students who died in a tragic...

Fianna Fail confirms chosen four to battle it out at Roscommon – Galway convention

Fianna Fáil has confirmed four candidates have decided to let their names go forward for the party's general election selection convention in the Roscommon-Galway...

LISTEN: Sister of Rosalie Unit resident fears her brother will be forced to leave...

A sister of a resident of the Rosalie unit fears her brother won't be able to spend the rest of his life in Castlerea...

LISTEN: Survivor of abuse in Moate school speaks out

Residential Institutions Survivors Network new web service is to encourage residential institutions survivors to work together to give their own voice to important matters.Survivors in...

Michael Glavey All-Ireland Semi-Final called off

Michael Glaveys All-Ireland intermediate semi-final game with Kilanerin has been postponed due to heavy overnight rain in Tullamore.A new date will be confirmed as...

RDFL Challenge cup draws

The draws for the Preliminary Round and Round 1 of the RDFL Challenge Cup were made  at the League Headquarters in Lecarrow under the...

Longford Towns Aodh Devlin featured for the under 19 side

The Republic of Ireland Under-19s defeated an ETB FAI Select XI 3-0  at the AUL Complex, Clonshaugh on Thursday afternoon. The side featured Longford...

Michael Fahy

Michael Fahy.     Kiltultogue, Ballinaheglish, Co Roscommon.Saturday, January, 20th peacefully in the devoted care of the staff at Oakwood Nursing Home, Roscommon.Sadly...

Mary O’Reilly (nee Walshe)

Mary O'Reilly (nee Walshe).Castlequarter, Coosan, Athlone and formerly of Knockmore, Ballina, Co. Mayo.Sunday, January, 21st peacefully.Predeceased by her husband Donal. Sadly missed by...

Kathleen Casey

Kathleen Casey.Mahoraveen, Lanesboro, Co Longford.Saturday, January, 20th peacefully at Costello’s Nursing Home, Ballyleague.Predeceased by her father Martin, her mother Annie and her brother...

Podcast:sidebyside 21012018

Joe McGrath,Eamon OConnor and Patsy Lee present Side by side

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...