Sunday, August 20, 2017

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Fire

Roscommon fire services set for additional appliance boost

Fire services in Roscommon are set to be boosted by the addition of an extra appliance to the county in the next three years. The...
Fashion lover Longford Rose Laura Ward

No joy for Shannonside Roses in last night’s qualifiers

Sixteen Roses qualified last night to feature in next week's TV segment of the Rose of Tralee - but none from the Shannonside region. Marty...
HPV

Sharp decline in Shannonside’s HPV vaccine take-up

There's been a dramatic drop in the number of schoolgirls across the Shannonside region getting the life saving HPV vaccination. New figures show that more...

Businesses alleged to be illegally dumping in Carrick

A formal complaint is being made to Leitrim County Council of serious environmental pollution in Carrick-on-Shannon. Photos seen by Shannonside FM show evidence of liquid...

Roscommon Rose enjoying whirlwind tour in Tralee

The Roscommon Rose says she's having so much fun on the Rose of Tralee whirlwind tour across the country her voice is nearly gone! Deirdre...

New scheme to track phones in emergencies

Roscommon TD and Communications Minister Denis Naughten says he doesn't believe the new system to track emergency calls will cause any privacy issues. He was...

Public warned over over serious overcrowding at Galway University Hospital

The public is being advised that serious overcrowding at Galway University Hospital is leading to delays this afternoon. In a statement from the Hospital management, they...
Barcelona

Police treating Barcelona van crash as terrorist attack

Police in Barcelona say a van crash in Las Ramblas is a terrorist attack. Several people have been hurt after a van mounted a pavement...
Baby

Man due in court charged with alleged assault of 10-week-old-baby

A man is due to appear in court in Cork charged in connection with an alleged assault on a ten-week-old baby girl. The man was...
Castlerea prison

Second highest seizure rate of improvised weapons made at Castlerea prison last year

The second highest seizure of makeshift daggers and other weapons at prisons across the country was made in Castlerea prison last year. In 2016, 435...

Leitrim bow out at the All Ireland quarter finals stage

Leitrim bowed out of the TG4 All Ireland ladies football championship with a 4-16 to 1-10 defeat to Tyrone in Pairc Sean MacDhiarmada. The...

Sligo defeat Roscommon in All Ireland quarter final

Familiar rivals Sligo and Roscommon faced each other in the TG4 All Ireland Intermediate championship quarter final this afternoon in Pairc Sean MacDhiarmada and...

David Clifford steals the show as Kerry defeat Cavan in All Ireland Minor Semi...

Cavans All Ireland Minor football Championship journey ended at the semi final stage in Croke Park this afternoon as Kerry ran out winners by...

Maura Kenny (née Farrell)

Maura Kenny (née Farrell) Gurteenreevagh, Ballinalee, Co Longford. Saturday, August, 19th peacefully after an illness bravely borne in the tender and loving care of the...

Fr Jim Tighe (Retired Parish Priest Elphin, Co Roscommon)

Fr Jim Tighe (Retired parish priest Elphin, Co Roscommon) Saturday, August, 19th peacefully. Son of the late Thomas and Kathleen Tighe and brother of the late...

Norah Seery (nee Mitchell)

Norah Seery (nee Mitchell) Clonellan, Ballydangan, Athlone and formerly of Menlough, Ballinasloe. Saturday, August, 19th Reposing at her home in Clonellan, Ballydangan tomorrow (Sun) from four...

PODCAST: A Feature interview with Longford Town legend Alan Kirby

Alan Kirby is one of Longford Town FC’s greatest ever soccer players having spent six seasons with the club in two separate spells, between...

Podcast: The History of Ballinamore Athlethics club

Ballinamore Athletic Club catalogue their history on Monday, August 14, in a book called "Maroon Above the Green" written by club founder Padraig Griffin. The...

Podcast: Preview to Longford Marathon 2017

The Pat the Baker Longford Marathon took it’s first step of 2017 when the official launch was held recently. The event is commonly known...