Saturday, April 29, 2017

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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...

Anger in Roscommon at lack of Garda recruits

The Roscommon-Longford garda division is one of four around the country that has been allocated the lowest numbers of new garda members since 2014. Just...

PODCAST: The full interviews as Syrians speak about life in Ballaghaderreen

A month after arriving in the Abbeyfield Hotel Emergency Reception and Orientation Centre in Ballaghaderreen, several Syrian asylum-seekers have spoken in detail to Shannonside...

Carrick school bids for glory in Junk Kouture

Carrick-on-Shannon Community School will be going for glory in the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture National Finals this afternoon. Groups from the Leitrim school and...

Roscommon ESB/Bord na Móna solar farm plan to be unveiled later

New plans for four large solar farms in the Midlands will be unveiled later. The Bord na Mona and ESB projects in Kildare, Offaly and...

New legal documents could solve National Maternity Hospital row

It's hoped legal documents - which have yet to be completed - could solve the ownership furore over the new National Maternity Hospital. The board...

Roscommon Camogie Team go in search of National Glory

If first you don’t succeed then try and try again, that phrase could well be used to describe the character of the Roscommon Camogie...

Longford ladies get ready for National League final

This Sunday sees Longford face Wicklow in the Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 4 final at Clane. It’s the top two from the division...

A must win Derby for Midlands Rivals

The City Calling Stadium will host the meeting of Longford Town and Athlone Town later this evening (Saturday) the game will kick off at...

Delia McDonald (Nee Gately)

Delia McDonald (Nee Gately) Ballyforan, Ballinasloe, Co Roscommon and formerly of London, England and Liswilliam, Dysart, Co Roscommon. Friday April 28th Sadly missed by her sisters Margaret...

Tom Egan

Tom Egan Naoimh Padraig, Hilly Road, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim. Saturday April 28th peacefully at Sligo Hospice. Sadly missed by his wife Mina, sons, daughters, brothers, jack and...

Mary (Babs) McArdle (Nee Tracey)

Mary (Babs) McArdle (Nee Tracey) Drumnacor, Ballymahon, Co Longford. Friday April 28th peacefully in Thomond Lodge Nursing Home, Ballymahon. Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and extended...

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...