Thursday, August 17, 2017

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Irish Water spends €15m on Shannonside leaks

New figures show Irish Water has spent more than €10 million on addressing leaks and stoppages in Roscommon in the past three years. In the...

New child psychiatrist set to be appointed in northwest

A campaign group has been told the HSE is set to appoint a new child psychiatrist for the northwest to fill the gap in...

Mote Park bridge to be repaired this year

Roscommon County Council is hopeful remedial work on Derrydonnell Bridge in Mote Park will be completed by later this summer. Today's Roscommon Municipal District meeting...

Gardai issue appeal for help after death of woman in Kilkenny

Gardaí investigating the death of a woman in Kilkenny at the weekend have issued an appeal for witnesses. The woman, who was in her 20s,...

Fears more Irish computers will be infected with WannaCry virus today

It's feared more victims of the WannaCry cyber attack could emerge, as businesses return to work after the weekend. Europol estimates that 200-thousand cases have...

Almost 200 hundred Shannonside drivers detected drink driving so far this year

Almost two-hundred drivers have received a summons to appear in court charged with drink driving offences in the Shannonside region up to March of...

Minister claims Castlerea fire station closed partly due to ‘breakway staff organisation’

Local Government Minister Simon Coveney claims a 'breakaway staff representative organisation' was part of the reason Castlerea fire station closed earlier this year. There's still...

Road safety concerns raised in Leitrim village

Concerns are being raised that a person could be killed in Leitrim village unless road-safety measures are taken urgently. At a meeting of Carrick-on-Shannon Municipal...

Two Shannonside winners at national energy awards

Two winners have emerged from the Shannonside region in a nationwide search for projects championing sustainable activities in their communities. The Manorhamilton North Leitrim Sustainable...

20% rise in numbers visiting Carrick tourist office

There has been a 20 percent increase in the number of visitors to the tourist office in Carrick-on-Shannon so far this year. The boating season...

Pat Gilroy to become the next Dublin HURLING Manager?

There could be a familiar face back on the GAA side lines in 2018 with shock news that Pat Gilroy has over the past...

Kilbeggan Race Course gearing up for final meeting of the summer

  The current racing season has been a very successful one for Kilbeggan Races, with international diplomats visiting, top trainers winning races, two well supported...

Roscommon Soccer Fixtures released for the Weekend of August 25th

The new soccer season is up and running in Roscommon for another season and already there are some cracking matches to look forward to...

James (James Patrick) Keaney

James (James Patrick) Keaney. Highwood, Co. Sligo. Wednesday, August, 16th peacefully at his home. Predeceased by his sister Mary Brennan. Husband of Anne (née Donlon), brother...

Thomas (Tom) Nevin

Thomas (Tom) Nevin Cloonlish, Casttlerea, Co Roscommon and formerly Shankill, Kilkerrin, Co Galway and Birmingham, England. Wednesday August 16th Reposing at McDonagh’s Funeral Home, Castlerea tomorrow evening...

Isobel Jane (Jennie) Rogers (Nee McCormack)

Isobel Jane (Jennie) Rogers (Nee McCormack) Bridgefort House, Rathowen, Co Westmeath. Wednesday August 16th peacefully at Our Lady’s Manor, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford, in her 100th year. Beloved...

PODCAST: “Exam Results” – A poem on The JF Show

Peter Costello of www.Reasons4Rhymes.com - one of The JF Show's favourite local poets submitted a very relevant and timely poem to us here in...

PODCAST: Love Longford… or leave it alone

Longford poet Valerie Masterson is fed up of hearing Longford taking abuse over and over again in national polls and she says the one...

PODCAST: Organ donation to be highlighted at National Novena in Knock

Bernadette McNeive shares her family’s experience of life saving organ donation in advance of the National Novena at Knock where she will also deliver...