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Oliver Doonan

Oliver Doonan, Cloodrumman-mór, Fenagh, Leitrim. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife Eileen and son Martin, brothers Pat Joe (Gowel) Micheál and Kevin...

Kathleen Byrne (nee Macken)

Kathleen Byrne (nee Macken), Abbeylands, Ballynacargy, Co. Westmeath. Monday, February 18th peacefully at her sons residence. Pre-deceased by her husband Charlie. Reposing at her son's...

Terence Lawrence.

Terence Lawrence. Church View Drive, Drumlish, Co. Longford and late of Walsall, West Midlands, England. Sunday, February, 17th Reposing at his residence today (Mon) from five...

Eugene Cosgrove – Mc’Cusker

Eugene Cosgrove - Mc’Cusker. Bawn, Drumlish, Co. Longford. Monday, 18th February peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family. Reposing tomorrow evening (Tues) in Connell’s Funeral Home,...

Pauline Donnelly (née Redican)

Pauline Donnelly (née Redican), Rahara House, Co Roscommon and formerly of Clonfanlough, Co Offaly. Sunday, February, 17th, peacefully in the loving care of the...

John Quinn

John Quinn, Ballaghlea, Ballygar, Co. Galway. Saturday, 16th February at Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe. Reposing at Cunningham’s Funeral Home, Newbridge, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, on...

Catherine (Kate) Monaghan (nee Tiernan)

Catherine (Kate) Monaghan (nee Tiernan) Clonbonny, Athlone, Co Westmeath and formerly of The Derries, Kiltoom, Athlone, Co Roscommon. Saturday, February 16th, peacefully in her...

Bridie Gately (nee Cusack)

Bridie Gately (nee Cusack) Castletown, Curraghboy, Athlone, Co. Roscommon. Saturday, February 16th, peacefully at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her...

Rooskey direct provision centre looks set to open in next two weeks

A direct-provision centre looks set to open at Rooskey in the next two weeks.The planned opening of the Shannon Key West Hotel was delayed...
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Hopes funding for Edgeworthstown will boost population

It's hoped regeneration funding for Edgeworthstown will attract new people to come to the town to live and work.Funding of almost €1.3m has been...

Ballaghaderreen leads the way as GMIT satellite creative centre

It's hoped that more towns in the Shannonside region could develop collaborations with ITs and universities to develop satellite centres.Work on 'An Bealach' creative...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 18th February 2019

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening on Shannonside Northern Sound FM between eight and nine pm.On this edition of the show on...

Last Gasp Armagh Try Downs Buccaneers

City of Armagh snatched a 32-27 victory over Buccaneers with a last agasp try in their All-Ireland League Division 1B game played in front...

Longford Start Leinster Minor Championship With Victory

Longford got their 2019 Leinster minor championship campaign off to a winning start with a four pointi victory over Laois.Laois were 3-4 to 2-5...