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Thursday, April 26, 2018

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Roscommon

Ballaghaderreen plant fails to meet EPA standards

The Environmental Protection Agency has found Aurivo Diary Ingredients in Ballaghaderreen failed to meet necessary standards. The west Roscommon plant is one of seven facilities...

€1.6m for poverty-stricken Shannonside people

A funding package of more than €1.6 million has been announced to help disadvantaged communities throughout the Shannonside region. Nearly €600,000 has been made available...

Big Tom described as a big man with an even larger heart at emotional...

The funeral of Big Tom McBride has heard that not only was he large in life, but his heart was also big. Hundreds of people...

Concern over level of assaults in Castlerea prison

The true number of assaults on prison officers in Castlrea prison is not being reflected in official figures. That's according to the Prison Officers' Association...
Cathedral

Ballagh Cathedral reopens after major refushishment

St Nathy's Cathedral in Ballaghaderreen will reopen this weekend after a €1.4million refurbishment project. Last October Sligo firm Kilcawley Construction began work on the listed...

Opposition TDs turn heat up on Denis Naughten over INM controversy

Opposition TDs say Denis Naughten's communication with a representative of INM stinks to high heaven. But the Tánaiste has accused some TDs of just looking...

Local County Councils hope to provide 100 new social housing units this year

Local authorities in the Shannonside region hope to build over 100 new social housing units this year according to new figure published by the...

Naughten phonecall to representative of INM described as ‘wholly inappropriate’

A phonecall between the Communications Minister and a representative of INM about a merger with Celtic Media has been described as 'wholly inappropriate'. It's after...

No turf cutting for at least a week due to bad weather – Fitzmaurice

It's likely to be at least another week before turf cutting can commence across the Shannonside region. According to Chair of the Turf Cutters and...

Denis Naughten says he acted to letter of the law over INM bid for...

The Communications Minister says he acted to the letter of the law when it came to the proposed takeover of the Celtic Media Group...

Longford looking to finish season with cup win

Longford Rugby club will take on Naas in the Provincial Towns plate final in Edenderry at 3pm on Sunday. Longford have finished third in Division...

Renewed confidence in camp ahead of Finn Harps encounter

Longford Town knocked out  SSE Airtricity League Premier Division side Shamrock Rovers out of the EA Sports Cup on Tuesday night with a one...

Leddy salutes Muldoon’s contribution to the Connacht cause

After 327 games for Connacht their captain John Muldoon will be retiring after Saturday’s game with Leinster. The former International flanker will now join the...

Joe Berrigan

Joe Berrigan Clonark, Cornafulla, Athlone. Thursday April 26th Reposing at Retreat Nursing Home Chapel tomorrow evening (Fri) from five o’clock until seven o’clock. Mass of the Resurrection on...

Bernadette Fallon

Bernadette Fallon. Forest View, Ballygar, Co. Galway and formerly of Gowla, Ballinamore-Bridge. Wednesday, April, 25th, 2018. Reposing at Moran’s Funeral Home, Ballygar tomorrow evening...

Anne Brennan (nee Egan)

Anne Brennan (nee Egan) Corskeagh, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, April, 26th at the Galway Clinic. Sadly missed by her husband Eugene, mother Mary, brother Paddy, sisters Celia...

Fancy a cup of nettle tea?

Most of us would think of nettles simply as 'stinging weeds' However, before you throw it out of your garden and into your bin, take...

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...