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Retirement age should rise to 70

The retirement age should be raised to 70, according to the ESRI.The economic think-tank says the measure needs to form part of plans to...

Over 1,700 Shannonside teenagers to get exam results

Over seventeen-hundred teenagers in the Shannonside region will pick up their Junior Cert results this morning.Schools across the region are gearing up to hand...

Roscommon property developer settles for over €500,000

Almost a dozen Shannonside companies or individuals have been named in the latest tax defaulters list published by the Revenue Commissioners.Among those on the...
Whatsapp

WhatsApp introduces the feature everyone has been waiting for

WhatsApp has introduced a new feature to save our blushes.The new 'delete for everyone' feature allows people to get rid of an embarrassing message...
Ballinlough

EPA finds alleged cancer causing chemical found in seven Shannonside water supplies

Water supplies serving more than 57,000 people across Longford and Roscommon have elevated levels of trihalomethanes - which are environmental pollutants that have been...

New business creates 20 jobs in Carrick

A new bar and restaurant, employing 20 people, has just opened in Carrick-on-Shannon.Buffalo Boy is a partnership between three local businessmen - Sham Hanifa,...

Wildlife trust fumes about Shannonside bushfires

The Irish Wildlife Trust is complaining to the European Commission over 97 wildfires that took place this year, including a number in the Shannonside...

End in sight to ‘railway field’ saga in Athlone

It's hoped Bus Éireann will complete another key aspect of the 'railway field' project in Athlone later this month.The latest meeting of the town's...

Huge Athlone warehouse for sale for €500,000

Fourteen properties from the Shannonside region are to go on sale at the next Bid X1 auction.The company, formerly known as Alsop, is looking...
Water supply

UPDATED: Public meeting in Ballymahon over water mains upgrade postponed

UPDATE: Irish Water has confirmed to Shannonside FM in the last 30 minutes that the meeting scheduled for this Thursday has been postponed and...
Rugby

Sportsbeat Podcast: Victor Costello reviews all the rugby action

Former Leinster and Ireland number 8 Victor Costello reviewed the victories for Munster,Leinster,Ulster and Connacht in European competition on sportsbeat and the return fixtures...

Leitrim GAA chairman vows to fine clubs €1,000 for ref abuse

At Monday night’s Leitrim GAA convention, county board chairman Terence Boyle vowed to get tough on clubs whose players abuse referees in 2018.In a...

Roscommon County board treasurer pledges to build Dermot Earley centre of excellence

The Roscommon GAA Convention took place this evening in the Abbey Hotel. Shannonside FM's Roscommon Commentator Willie Hegarty reports on what happened at the...

Margaret Cahill (better known as Peg)

Margaret Cahill (better known as Peg)Mount Druid, Ballinagare, and Oakwood Nursing Home, Roscommon.Monday December 11th peacefully in her 92nd year.Deeply mourned by her nephews,...

Mary Ann Gildea (Cissy) (Nee Geoghegan)

Mary Ann Gildea (Nee Geoghegan) better known as cissie.Corlasko, Kilnagross, Carrick on shannon and formerly of Annaghselhenry, Kilnagross,Sunday, December, 10th peacefully at...

Maisie Doogue (née Reilly)

Maisie Doogue (née Reilly).Crieve, Killoe, Co Longford.Saturday, December, 9th.Reposing at Our Lady’s Manor, Edgeworthstown tomorrow (Mon) from five o’clock until half past seven....
Rugby

Sportsbeat Podcast: Victor Costello reviews all the rugby action

Former Leinster and Ireland number 8 Victor Costello reviewed the victories for Munster,Leinster,Ulster and Connacht in European competition on sportsbeat and the return fixtures...

Podcast: Ireland’s fascination with the Cheltenham festival

Irish victories at the Cheltenham Festival have risen to new levels in the 21st Century across all the races. Interesting and surprising stories are detailed...

Curran and O’Carroll join Dolan at Brigid’s

St.Brigid’s Club executive committee have appointed a new internal senior management team for 2018 in Frankie Dolan, Mark O’Carroll and Shane Curran.Frankie Dolan will be heading...