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Burton: I ran for my life in Jobstown

Joan Burton insists she would absolutely defend the right of anyone to protest peacefully.The former Tánaiste has been giving evidence in the trial of...

Shannonside FM’s listenership soars

The latest JNLR listenership figures published today show that Shannonside FM's audience has grown further once again.The poll puts Shannonside as the clear station...

Mount Dillon complex can cater for tourism, renewable projects and flood relief – Minister...

The Minister for Energy says there's sufficient lands in the Mount Dillion complex to accommodate both natural wilderness area and renewable energy projects.A new...

Schools could be losing out on safety enhancements due to changes in Clár funding

There are concerns that schools are losing out on much needed funds to address safety issues through the Clár programme.Changes in the process this...

Longford Fianna Fáil’s AGM tonight

The annual general meeting of the Longford Fianna Fáil county board is set to take place tonight.The Comhairle Dáil Ceantair meeting will include a...

Charity cycle trekking through Longford today

Hundreds of cyclists are making their way towards north Longford today as part of the annual Cycle against Suicide.The charity event, which aims to...

Center Parcs community forum in Ballymahon tonight

The second community forum event between locals and the developers of the Center Parcs site in Ballymahon is set to take place this evening.Work...

Community key in major solar farm plan – Naughten

A new plan to build four large solar farms in the Midlands will be done in partnership with the communities involved.That's according to Minister...

Longford murder trial date about to be set

A date for the trial of a man accused of a Longford murder is expected to be confirmed in the coming weeks.Rihards Lavickis, with...

Planning sought for 25 houses in Newtownforbes

A planning application has been lodged for 25 houses to be developed in Newtownforbes, which could cost more than half a million euro.John Mahon...

Tributes paid to the late Donie Shine

Tributes are being paid this evening to the late Roscommon GAA legend, Donie Shine.The former Clann na nGael and Roscommon manager passed away this...

10 changes to Connacht team for Scarlets game

Attention for Connacht head coach Pat lam seems to be fixed on next month’s crucial European Champions Cup play-offs and has made 10 changes...

Roscommon & Dublin to battle it out for Camogie Honors

Dublin and Roscommon will do battle on Sunday in the Coralstown  Kinnegad GAA grounds at  1.30pm on Sunday afternoon.Dublin have had a largely trouble-free...

Donal (Donie) Shine

Donal (Donie) ShineDrum, Athlone, Co RoscommonFriday April 28th peacefully at home.Sadly missed by his wife Lil, daughters Karen, Clodagh and Susie, sons Mark and...

Stephanie Kiernan

Stephanie KiernanOakvale and late of Great Water Street, Longford.Friday April 28thPredeceased by her sisters Madge, Dolly, Mary and Ann, brothers Anthony, Paddy, Neddie and...

Paddy Dowler

Paddy DowlerGarrycam, Ardagh, Co Longford.Friday April 28th peacefully at home.Sadly missed by his wife Nancy, his daughter Debra, sisters Lily Fay (Edenderry) and Maureen...

Podcast: Living with Alzheimers – a carer’s role

Mona Wheatly from Threemilehouse in Monaghan and Ursula McGoey from Abbeyshrule in Longford both care for loved ones living with Alzheimers. Today on the...

PODCAST: Syrians’ views on life in Ballaghaderreen

One month after their arrival in Ballaghaderreen, several of the Syrian asylum-seekers have spoken to Shannonside FM of their mixed views of life at...

PODCAST: Roscommon women’s business scoops top AIB award

Roscommon town native, Rhona Hunt together with her fellow University of Limerick colleague Kevin Kellegher founded Ostoform three years ago.The business has just been...