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LE19: Voter turnout exceeds 30% in Shannonside region ahead of evening rush

Voting in the Shannonside region is now averaging over 30% in all almost all areas this evening in the Shannonside region.Polling booths in Longford,...

Castlebar Gardai urging Roscommon supporters to arrive as early as possible for Mayo clash

Gardai in Castlebar are urging Roscommon supporters travelling to the Connacht semi-final to try and arrive early on Saturday afternoon.Roadworks are underway on the...

Irish man dies while climbing Mount Everest

An Irish man has died while climbing Mount Everest.It comes just a week after another Irish man went missing on the world's highest mountain. The...

NPWS verifies birds seen in Derryadd area are pair of curlews

The National Parks and Wildlife Service has verified the pair of birds spotted recently in the Derryadd area outside Lanesborough are curlews.The Longford NPWS...

Roscommon driver detected by Gardai doing 117km/h in 100km/h zone on ‘Slowdown Day’

Drivers across the Shannonside region are being warned to reduce their speed as a national day of action by the Gardaí rolls out across...

Highest Shannonside turnout reported in Leitrim so far as Longford and Roscommon play catch...

Update 13.30Polling across the region is slow but steady so far today with a surge expected at lunchtime as people use their break to...

Irish Water to replace two large sections of mains in Castlerea

Irish Water is finalising preparations for the replacement of two large sections of mains in CastlereaIn partnership with Roscommon County Council, the first programme...

Theresa May may to step down as Tory Party leader on June 7th

Theresa May will step down as Conservative Party leader on June 7th paving the way for a new British Prime Minister.After huge pressure...

Farmer killed in north Longford accident described as “pure gentleman”

Tributes are being paid to the farmer who was killed in an accident in north Longford on Thursday afternoon.The man, who has been...

Voter turnout remains just under 12% across the Shannonside region – 12.15 pm

12.15Voting was brisk earlier at the boxes at St Josephs in Longford town and the average turnout there at 11 o' clock was almost...

Mayo Minors Crush Roscommon

Roscommon minors came crushing back down to earth after Mayo ran in 4-14 to secure a 21 point win.The game was effectively over after...

GAA Qualifiers Draw Takes Place on Monday

The first-round qualifier draw of the 2019 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship will take place on Monday morning May 27th.This first round draw involves the...

Sexton Returns For Leinster’s Pro-14 Final

Johnny Sexton's been recalled to the Leinster team for tomorrow's Guinness Pro14 final against Glasgow at Celtic Park.The world player of the year was...

Mai Neary (nee O’Donnell)

Mai Neary (nee O’Donnell) Tanseyfield, Elphin, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, May 23rd, peacefully in her 100th year, surrounded by her loving family, in the wonderful...

Walter Hally

Walter Hally M.V.B, M.R.C.V.S. Roscommon town and formerly of Waterford. Thursday, May 23rd, unexpectedly at the Galway Clinic surrounded by his loving family. Cherished husband of Mai (nee...

Andrew Lyons

Andrew Lyons. Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford, Thursday, 23rd, May. Pre-deceased by his parents Matt and Maisie, brothers; Mick, Paddy and Matty. Formerly of Clonoon, Woodford, Co....

PODCAST: Concern over Longford portrayal in Prime Time migration segment

Longford resident Parvez Butt spoke to The Joe Finnegan Show on Monday morning to express his concern over how Longford had been portrayed -...

LISTEN: Agri Minister says no factories will benefit from €100m Beef Aid

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed claimed this morning that no factories will be in line to benefit from the €100m beef aid package that has...

PODCAST: EU Election Candidate Interview Cavan Monaghan TD Brendan Smith

Cavan Monaghan Fianna Fáil Deputy and former Minister Brendan Smith joined Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his bid for a seat in Europe in...