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Roscommon first time buyers have highest spend in Shannonside region

Of the three counties in the Shannonside Region, Roscommon first time buyers spent the most on their home in 2018.Figures released today reveal that...

€53,000 to go to peatland conservation groups in the Shannonside region

Over 53,000 euro has been awarded to groups working to conserve and revitalise peatlands in the Shannonside region.The Cloonsellan Abbey Conservation Group in Roscommon...

The HSE has spent €1.7m on agency staff in Shannonside region so far this...

The HSE has spent nearly 1.7million euro on agency nursing staff in four hospitals serving the Shannonside region so far this year.Mullingar Regional Hospital...

Roscommon Rapid Response plan series of meetings to increase survival rate for cardiac arrest

A series of public meetings will be held across Roscommon and east Galway over the next couple of weeks as part of an ambitious...

Motorcyclist who died in Walderstown racing event laid to rest this morning

A service is being held for Darren Keys, in Balleylinney Presbyterian Church in Co. Antrim this morning.The motorcyclist died following a crash during a...

Leitrim council felled 94 trees in last 18 months

A report on tree felling by local authorities in today's Irish Times says that Leitrim council has felled 94 trees over the past year...

Ambulance strike to impact in Shannonside region

Over five hundred ambulance personnel are on a twenty four hour strike today, beginning at two o'clock.Strikers are demanding the right to be represented...

Talks underway again today as unions continue to make case for retaining Mount Dillon...

Talks are taking place again today between Bord na Mona and the group of unions representing 150 staff at the Bord na Mona works...

Shannonside TD welcomes moves to improve laws on reporting maternal deaths to coroners

A Shannonside TD has welcomed the proposed strengthening of laws on reporting maternal deaths to coroners.Fianna Fail deputy Eamon Scanlon says he has been...

Yellow rainfall warning extended to whole country

A status yellow rainfall warning has been extended to the whole country.A yellow alert had originally been due to come into effect from 8...

Cabinteely 2 Longford Town 0

Longford Town’s away woes continued with a disappointing two-nil defeat away to Cabinteely at Stradbrook on Friday evening writes Andrew Dempsey.After a bright...

Abbeylara Begin Senior Championship With Victory

Abbeylara came back from behind to get their Peter Hanley Motors Longford SFC challenge off to a winning start.The opening game of the senior...

Mayo Make Three Changes For Meath

Mayo have made three changes to the team which lost to Kerry for Sunday’s Super-8s meeting Meath in Croke Park.Eoin O'Donoghue, Seamus O'Shea and...

Michael (Mick) Martin.

Michael (Mick) Martin. 31 Beechlawn Drive, Monksland, Athlone, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Curnaseer, Kiltoom, Athlone. Wednesday July 17th, suddenly at home. Predeceased by...

Joseph (Josie) Tynan.

Joseph (Josie) Tynan. Drumnahara, Ballinalee, Co. Longford. Thursday, 18th July. Peacefully at the General Hospital Mullingar. Removal arriving at the holy Trinity Church, Ballinalee Saturday evening at...

Bridie Cogan (nee Jennings)

Bridie Cogan (nee Jennings) Killadoon House, Ballindoon, Riverstown, Co. Sligo. Friday, July, 19th peacefully at the Sheemore Ward, St. Patrick’s Community Hospital, Carrick-on-Shannon, in her 100th...