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LISTEN: Rooskey locals happy with hotel decision but fears right-wing groups will exploit situation

Residents in Rooskey say they are happy the Department of Justice has finally acknowledged that the village was not suitable for hosting a centre...

Sligo-Leitrim TD calls on Minister to provide more beds at north-west hospital

A Shannonside TD has called on the Minister for Health to urgently allocate extra medical beds to Sligo University Hospital.Sligo-Leitrim deputy Eamon Scanlon says...

Rooskey locals welcome decision not to proceed with asylum centre in local hotel

There has been a warm welcome at Rooskey to the news that plans for an accommodation centre have been scrapped.The Department of Justice...

Department claims lease issues reason for scrapping Rooskey asylum-centre plans

The Department of Justice has scrapped its plans for a direct-provision centre at Rooskey.Legal and planning issues mean the project won't be going ahead...

BREAKING: Minister scraps plans for asylum centre in Rooskey

It's been confirmed that government plans to accommodate refugees and asylum seekers in a hotel on the Leitrim-Roscommon border will not go ahead.A department...

New report: Leitrim tops country’s forestry sales

Leitrim's land remains the cheapest in Ireland but the county had the highest number of forestry sales in the country last year.That's according to...

Leitrim Council encouraging public to take part in heritage survey

Leitrim County Council is urging people to come forward with their priorities for preserving and promoting heritage for the next five years.The county's heritage...

Female garda injured apprehending suspected burglar in Carrick-on-Shannon

Gardai say a female officer sustained a hand injury while apprehending a man suspected of a burglary in Carrrick-on-Shannon earlier today.The woman garda and...
Defibrillator

Map now available of all defibrillators in County Leitrim

People responding to a cardiac incident in County Leitrim are now able to access a map with the closest available defibrillator.In a joint project,...

Shannonside drivers with UK licences warned they’ll be invalid if Britain crashes out of...

Drivers across the Shannonside region who hold UK licences are being warned they'll become invalid next week if Britain crashes out of the EU.Anyone...

Jonathan Walters Retires from International Team

Jonathan Walters has announced his retirement from football.The 54-times capped Republic of Ireland international has been forced to call time on his career due...

Creggs Looking to End 26 Year Wait

Creggs Rugby club play Connemara in the Connacht Junior Cup Final this Sunday at 3pm in the Sportsgrounds in Galway.Creggs will be hoping to...

Midland Moto Rally: Preview

The Admore Air Conditioning Corp Midland Moto Rally features a strong entry including reigning and several former national rally champions for Sunday’s nine stage...

Alex McHutcheon

Alex McHutcheon, Fallon Avenue, Roscommon and formerly of The Kilbride Inn, Tully, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, March 21st at Mullingar General Hospital. Predeceased by his...

Louise Kelly (nee Crowe)

Louise Kelly (nee Crowe) 14 Cartron Breac, Longford Town, and formerly of Granard, Co. Longford. Wednesday, March, 20th suddenly at her home Predeceased by her father...

Ena Cox (née Mc Dermott)

Ena Cox (née Mc Dermott) Abbeytown, Boyle, County Roscommon. Thursday, March, 21st in her 96th year, peacefully surrounded by her family in the loving care of...

PODCAST: JF Show weekly panel

Today's weekly panel discussion on the Joe Finnegan Show involved Sheila Reilly, the head of digital with Iconic Media, along with well-known broadcaster Noel...

LISTEN BACK: Rooskey Reacts as Minister caves on Direct Provision Centre

After the news team on Shannonside Northern Sound broke the story this morning that the Direct Provision Centre planned for Rooskey would not now...