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SIPTU confirm local review of ambulance services in Leitrim planned

A review of ambulance response times in Leitrim has been agreed to by the National Ambulance service after an elderly woman had to wait...

Department investigates damage to listed Strokestown structure

The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht is carrying out an investigation into damage to historic structures in Strokestown. The alleged clearance of a...

All tickets to see Pope at Knock sell out

Tickets to see the Pope at Knock shrine are now fully booked out. There were originally 45-thousand places allocated but they were snapped up in...

Irish Water likely to re-introduce water restrictions in Athlone

Irish water has advised a risk of water rationing in a number of areas in the Midlands during the dry spell. Irish water's drought management...

Japanese knotweed cited in objections to housing development in Ballinamore

There are calls for a housing development in Ballinamore to be refused planning permission partly because there is an invasive species on the site. In...

Navigation experts make plea to stay safe on waterways during heatwave

Met Éireann says there's no end in sight to the heatwave. A yellow high temperature warning is in place nationwide, with temperatures expected to remain...

Floating mooring at Rooskey in doubt following objections from residents

Waterways Ireland's plans for a floating mooring at Rooskey are in doubt after a strong objection from residents. They fear the jetty could lead to...
Planning

Planning permission granted for nine apartments in Granard

Longford County Council has granted planning permission for nine apartments in Granard. Last August BO Vision Holding applied to change the use of a crèche...

Thousands of fans to descend on Roscommon for Midsummers Day with the stars

Thousands of music fans are to descend on Roscommon this afternoon for the sixth annual Midsummers Day with the Stars Fans intending on travelling are...

Hundreds attend rally in Roscommon to support members of Roscommon County Council

Hundreds of people attended a rally in Roscommon today to support members of Roscommon County Council who are in a dispute with management over...

Roscommon are the Connacht Intermediate football champions

Roscommmon are the Connacht intermediate ladies football champions after ending Sligo’s bid for three in a row. Roscommon beat the Yeates county by 4-17 to...

Kildare end Longford dreams

Longford 1-13 Kildare 1-16 Longford bowed out of the 2018 championship after a heart-breaking defeat to Kildare. Kildare only led with two of normal time remaining thanks...

Leitrim shock Louth in qualifiers

Leitrim 0-25 Louth 1-12 Leitrim recorded their third ever All-Ireland qualifiers win with a thumbing 10 point win over Louth. Leitrim blitzed Louth in the second half...

Kevin Reilly

Kevin Reilly No 1 Church View, Lough Gowna, Co. Cavan and late of Fyhora, Moyne, Co. Longford. Monday, June 25th, peacefully at Cavan General Hospital. Deeply regretted...

Michael Mullen

Michael Mullen Ballybride, Roscommon. Saturday, June 23rd, peacefully in Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe. He will be sadly missed by his wife Noreen, sons Michael Jnr., Brian...

Peter Kinlan

Peter Kinlan Rathmor, Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford. Sunday, June 24th, peacefully at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin. Reposing at his family’s residence (Rathmor) tomorrow morning (Tues) from ten o’clock until...

Lead investigator in ‘Roscommon house of horrors’ speaks out

  ''It was a case that horrified and shocked the nation'' Retired Castlerea Sergeant John Hynes was lead investigator in the case dubbed ''Roscommon House of...

RECIPE FOR FISH PIE

We really do love a nice piece of fish, but here on the Joe Finnegan Show we found we were a bit 'stuck in...

LISTEN BACK: Friday’s JF Show panel

The rise and fall of David Drumm, the forthcoming Budget and the imminent heatwave: these were just some of the topics discussed by our...