Thursday, October 19, 2017

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Building

New Leitrim pilot sewerage plan could cost €55,000 per house

People looking to build one-off homes in Leitrim could be facing a cost of over €50,000 in order to construct their own sewerage treatment...

PODCAST: Special on complaints at direct-provision centres

On Let's Talk on Wednesday, Nasc Ireland's communications and campaigns manager, Jennifer DeWan, spoke in depth about the direct-provision system in Ireland after scathing...

LISTEN: Funding shortfall for local Alzheimer’s centres

On Wednesday afternoon, the official opening took place of the Alzheimer's Society of Ireland's new offices in Longford town. A total of 55,000 people in Ireland...

Shannonside rail-users reminded of long delays tonight

Shannonside commuters can expect significant delays on train journeys home this evening as a result of storm Ophelia. Due to a larger number of leaves...

Taoiseach doesn’t know when N4/N5 will be upgraded

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has confirmed the N4 and N5 will be upgraded - but he has been unable to indicate when construction will begin. In...

Immigrant body demands overhaul of local direct-provision centres

The Irish Immigrant Support Centre has claimed the current system for asylum-seekers is 'broken' and needs to be radically overhauled. That's after details were today...
Direct provision

Longford asylum-seekers denied permission for place of worship in direct provision centre

The Department of Justice has declined a request from Longford asylum-seekers for a place of worship in their direct-provision centre. In documents released under the...

Alzheimer’s Society launches new midlands centre in Longford

The chief executive of the Alzheimer's Society of Ireland has called on the state to provide increased funding for its new branch in Longford...
Gin

Record consumption of gin in Ireland last year

More people are drinking gin in Ireland than ever before. New research shows it’s the fastest growing spirit drink in the country - but vodka...
Trolley

Tullamore Hospital reporting serious overcrowding this afternoon

The Midlands Regional Hospital in Tullamore has the joint second highest number of people awaiting admission at its A+E department this afternoon. Figures from the...

St. Michael’s Moment In Time Wins Out

St. Michael’s GAA, Roscommon have won a Digital Clock and Scoreboard courtesy of EirGrid as part of the GAA Moments in Time Online Competition. “First...

Ireland Face Denmark For World Cup Place

Denmark stand between the Republic of Ireland and their first World Cup appearance in 16 years. Martin O’Neill’s team face a trip to Copenhagen for...

Podcast:Michael Glaveys win Roscommon intermediate title

Michael Glaveys have won their fifth Roscommon Mulryan Construction intermediate final while Fuerty lost their third final in a row. Glaveys defeated Fuerty  by...

May McManus (nee Mannion)

May McManus (nee Mannion) 18 Cois Locha, Carrigallen, Co Leitrim and formerly Tully, Carrigallen and Ballyglass, Ballinagare, Co Roscommon. Thursday October 19th suddenly at her residence. sadly...

Kathleen Kelleher (nee Hargaden)

Kathleen Kelleher (nee Hargaden) Drumany, Foxfield, Co Leitrim. Thursday October 19th peacefully at Sligo University Hospital, in her 92nd year. Predeceased by her husband Pat, sister Marie,...

Public consultation on new Ballymahon to Athlone route

A public consultation event it to is held next week ahead of a plan to create an entirely new route linking Ballymahon to Athlone. Earlier...

Podcast:Michael Glaveys win Roscommon intermediate title

Michael Glaveys have won their fifth Roscommon Mulryan Construction intermediate final while Fuerty lost their third final in a row. Glaveys defeated Fuerty  by...

Podcast: James McClean is Ireland’s Number One!

James McClean is the man of the Ireland's World Cup qualifying campaign! Martin O’Neill's side made the paly-off's for FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 on...

Podcast: Baseball a growing sport

Baseball is a minority sport in the country but that does not mean it hasn’t had its success  with the Comets team from Cavan are...