Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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Longford house prices rise by 40% in a year

House prices in Longford have risen by more than 40pc over the past year - the highest increase recorded in the country. New figures show...

Longford company applies for planning for major expansion

Longford town could be set for a major boost with a local company applying for a large expansion. Panelto Foods, which produces high-quality sandwich breads...

Athlone solicitor defends legal-aid system’s high cost

An Athlone solicitor has strongly defended legal aid after a Roscommon councillor called for it to be restricted. Shannonside FM revealed today that nearly €1...

179 warrants granted to Roscommon sheriffs so far this year

Over 400 warrants were issued to Sheriffs in the Shannonside region so far this year by the Revenue Commissioners. 179 warrants were issued in County...

Anger as vandals damage Attic House polytunnel

Shock has been expressed after vandals caused hundreds of euro worth of damage to a polytunnel at the back of Longford's Attic House over...

Sports journalist to be sentenced next month for sexual exploitation of child

A prominent sports journalist and author is to be sentenced next month for the sexual exploitation of a child. 54-year-old Tom Humphries of Corr Castle,...

Gardai appealing for information after Audi car stolen in Mohill

Gardai are appealing for information following the theft of two Audi A4s in separate incidents in counties Leitrim and Longford. A 2003 red Audi A4...

Talks to restore power-sharing at Stormont resume

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney is in Belfast this morning for talks on re-establishing the Stormont Assembly. Political parties have just four days until the...

Elphin and Strokestown BOI members organise public meeting today to oppose bank changes

Bank of Ireland customers in Strokestown and Elphin are being urged to attend a public meeting tonight to rally opposition against the downgrading of...

Almost €1million paid to Shannonside law firms in legal aid since 2016

New figures show nearly €1 million has been paid in legal-aid as a result of court cases in the Shannonside region since the beginning...

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....