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Campagin for second ambulance crew for Carrick on Shannon needs to be maintained

The campaign to bring a second ambulance to Carrick on Shannon must continue to be prioritised.According to Dr Sean Bourke in Ballinamore, continuing with...

Sir John Major to deliver Albert Reynolds lecture in Longford

Former British Prime Minister Sir John Major is to visit Longford.Sir John Major has accepted the invitation to attend the inaugural Albert Reynolds memorial...

Leitrim Gardai warn motorists after several thefts from unlocked vehicles

Gardai in Carrick-on-Shannon are advising motorists to make sure their vehicles are locked up at all times, following a number of thefts from cars...

Concern over fluctuating levels on Lanesborough hot water stretch

Concern is being raised by the Lough Ree angling hub in Lanesborough about fluctuating levels on the famous hot water stretch in Lanesborough.Levels on...

Ex-Shannonside referee blames sideline supporters for increasing level of aggression facing match officials

A former GAA referee who worked in the Shannonside region believes aggressive parents and mentors on the sidelines at matches are causing major issues...

Midlands MEP cautiously optimistic on Brexit

Midlands North West MEP Marian Harkin says she is very cautiously optimistic that some agreement could be reached on Brexit in the coming days.Marian...

Center Parcs Longford Forest opens website to bookings for late 2019

Families hoping to experience Longford's latest tourist attraction can make bookings from today. The website for Center Parcs Longford Forest is now live, and...

Carrick-on-Shannon ambulance crew to be restored to town base tomorrow

An ambulance crew is to be based back in Carrick on Shannon from tomorrow morning.The news has come at a meeting which took place...

Bord na Mona CEO hopes planning to ‘de-carbonise’ Lough Ree power station will be...

The head of Bord na Mona is hopeful that planning permission to begin the process of converting the Lough Ree power station to running...

Soil investigations in Lanesborough on proposed housing site

Longford County Council has confirmed that it is undertaking a soil investigation at a site at Lanesborough where it plans to build new homes.There...

Podcast: Roscommon Ladies Football: Plan To Fruition

Roscommon ladies football are on the crest of a wave culminating in the senior intercounty team managed by Michael Finneran being crowned Connacht Intermediate...

Proposed Rule Changes Finalised Ahead of Discussion

The proposed football rule changes to be discussed by Central Council this weekend have been finalised.Modifications have been made to two of the five...

Carrick Await Semi-Final Opponent

Connacht junior champions Carrick will face Monaghan or Birmingham opposition in the All-Ireland Junior Club Semi-Finals in January.Carrick saw off Galway champions Ballygar in...

Kathleen Farrell

Kathleen Farrell (nee Lennon), Cloonlyon, Ballygar, Co. Galway. Wednesday, November 14th, peacefully at P.U.H., Ballinasloe.Dearly loved wife of Jimmy.Reposing at...

Brendan Morgan

Brendan Morgan, Churchview, Collinstown, Co. Westmeath and late of Fore, Castlepollard. Tuesday November 13th, suddenly at St. James Hospital, Dublin.Sadly missed by his...

John Healy

John Healy, Carrowreagh, Athleague, Co Roscommon. Tuesday, November 13th, Suddenly.Pre-deceased by his sister Mary (Raftery) and brother Jimmy. He will be very sadly...

PODCAST: Ref-abuse not confined to soccer

With the outcry continuing into the assault on referee Daniel Sweeney in a match at Horseleap, on the Offaly/Westmeath border, last weekend, today we...

LISTEN: Will the RSA issue free breathalyzers to prevent unintentional drink driving?

Following a piece with Noel Gibbons, Road Safety Officer with Mayo County Council where The Joe Finnegan Show highlighted the need for people to...

LISTEN: Cannabis campaigners forced to go to government with “begging bowl” again

Martin who is based in Monaghan is living with Parkinsons while Edel in Roscommon is living with MS. They both have found benefits from...