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LE19: Sean McGowan topping tally for Carrick-on-Shannon as numbers are crunched

Sean McGowan is going to top the poll in the Carrick-on-Shannon area and will exceed the quota on the first count. It appears that...

LE19: Paddy O’Rourke looks set to top poll in Ballinamore

Outgoing Fianna Fail Counillor Paddy O'Rourke looks like he has secured a huge vote in the Ballinamore M.D as tallying continuing this morning.The Carrigallen...

Three local drivers detected by Gardai breaking the speed limit on ‘Slowdown Day’

Three drivers in the Shannonside region have been detected driving well above the speed limit on a national day of action by Gardai.Overall, 215...

Psychic trial hears man paid €10k for non existent loan

The trial of a former psychic, with an address in Leitrim, charged with money laundering has heard that a quarry owner paid a £10,000...

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...

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...

Leitrim Mountain rescue says extra funding will ease pressure of fundraising

The Sligo Leitrim Mountain Rescue Service says an increase in allocation from the government today will make a big difference to their service.Minister Shane...

No factories to benefit from €100 million beef fund

The Minister for Agriculture has confirmed that no factories will be able to benefit from a new fund set up to help beef farmers...

Trial of man with Leitrim address on charges of money laundering hears audio recordings

The trial of a former psychic, with an address in Leitrim, and who is charged with money laundering has heard audio recordings in...

New Leitrim IFA chairman says radical solution is needed to de-population

The newly appointed chairman of Leitrim IFA believes people in the county who are fearful for the county's future, and the threat of afforestation,...

Longford Town 3 Athlone Town 1

Dean Byrne’s double helped Longford Town move second place in the SSE Airtricty League table after 3-1 midland’s derby victory over Athlone Town.Longford the...

Historic Roscommon Send Mayo Packing

Anthony Cunningham’s Roscommon rewrote the history books as they dumped Mayo out of the Connacht championship with a magnificent victory in Elvery’s McHale Park.Two...

Leitrim Bow Out Of Connacht Junior Championship

Mayo booked their place in the Connacht junior football final after scoring a 2-15 to 1-14 victory over Leitrim in Castlebar this evening.Keith Hopkins...

David Norris

David Norris Rathmore, Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford. Thursday, May 23rd, as a result of a tragic accident. Sadly missed by his brothers Bill, Richard, Doreen, Joe, nieces, nephews...

Mary MacGuigan (née McDevitt)

Mary MacGuigan (née McDevitt) ‘Letteree’, Sleaveen, Roscommon. Former President and Lady Captain of Roscommon Golf Club and former Chairperson of the I.L.G.U. Western District....

Margaret (May) Sheridan (nee McKeever)

Margaret (May) Sheridan (nee McKeever) Holly Bank, Arva, Co. Cavan. Friday, May 24th, peacefully at Cavan General Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Michael. Loving mother of...

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...