Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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Athlone bus driver defends strike as thousands are left stranded

A Shannonside Bus Eireann driver has defended today's nationwide bus strike that has left thousands of commuters stranded today. No national bus routes have operated...

Calls for funds to help in recovery of Longford stabbing victim

A fund is being set up to help support the recovery of a man stabbed in Longford on St Patrick's night. 37 year old Vitor...

Ulster Bank to retain ATM in Edgeworthstown

Ulster bank have confirmed that their Edgeworthstown ATM will remain open despite the closure of the 102-year-old branch in September. According to Fine Gael TD...

Roy Webster jailed for life for Anne Shortall murder

A Wicklow man has been jailed for life for the murder of a woman he had a one-night stand with over Christmas 2014. Roy Webster,...

Northern secretary claims deal can be done

James Brokenshire says he believes a deal at Stormont is achievable. Politicians have until Monday evening to form an Executive. However there are a number of...

Traffic chaos in Shannonside region

There are major disruptions to the inter-city train service today because of the Bus Éireann strike countrywide, with 13 Shannonside trains cancelled. It's because, at...

Longford man held in custody over alleged stabbing

A Longford man has appeared in court again this morning over an alleged stabbing in the town on St Patrick's night. Ciaran McDonnell, of 34...

Anger at rates meeting in Granard

Almost 30 traders in Granard attended a meeting last night to discuss the recent valuation process. Several business people in the north Longford town have...

Court hears of devastation over Ballagh man’s fatality

The family of a Roscommon man who died following an accident at work have told of their devastation at his loss. Gerry Griffin sustained fatal...

Edgeworthstown to suffer over bank closure – publican

An Edgeworthstown publican claims the town is going to suffer hugely after the closure of Ulster Bank. It was confirmed yesterday that the bank, which...

Leitrim drawn against Carlow in the Football Qualifiers

The GAA All-Ireland Championship Round 2B Football Draw and Round 1 Hurling Draws took place earlier this morning. In the Football draw Leitrim will take...

Michael Glaveys, Kilglass Gaels & Castlerea enjoy Championship wins

In Roscommon GAA circles over the weekend the Junior “A” Football championship dominated proceedings. Kilglass Gaels defeated St Ronan’s while Michael Glaveys had five...

Leitrim GAA Club Round Up

The Leitrim football team will find out shortly who they will be facing in the All Ireland football qualifiers. Over the course of the weekend...

Mary Kate Fox (nee Reilly)

Mary Kate Fox (nee Reilly). Lisnanagh, Edgewortstown, Co Longford. Monday, June, 26th peacefully in St Vincent’s Care Centre, South West Hospice, Athlone. Sadly missed by her husband...

Catherine (Kate) McCaffrey

Catherine (Kate) McCaffrey. Lisalway, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. Saturday, June, 24th suddenly. Sadly missed by her mother Mary, father Patsy, sisters Helen, Fiona and Florence, brother...

Sheila O’Donoghue (Nee Walsh) 

Sheila O'Donoghue (Nee Walsh) formally of Donoghue's Hardware, Main Street, Granard, Co Longford, Monday 26th June peacefully surrounded by her family at St Francis Hospice, Raheny. Predeceased by...

PODCAST: Eurona Ireland launch new broadband product

Barry Wilson General Manager of Eurona Arden Broadband Ireland; John O’Hare – CEO of Azotel Technology; and Matt Mangriotis – Director of Product Management,...

PODCAST: FF TD Eugene Murphy calls out Leo Varadkar in tweet

It was all politics this morning on the Joe Finnegan Show, where Joe spoke to Roscommon Galway Fianna Fáil Deputy Eugene Murphy to find...

PODCAST: Do you know someone who needs a pet sitter so they can go...

The Heads & Tails Pet Care Service is a pet care service with a difference that has been launched at Vita House in Roscommon....