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Tributes paid to woman who died in Carrick-on-Shannon crash

Tributes are being paid to the woman who died following a road crash in Carrick-on-Shannon yesterday.Denise Elliott from Machen, Leitrim Village. was fatally injured...

Woman who died in Carrick-on-Shannon crash named locally

Gardai in Carrick-on-Shannon are continuing their investigations into a single vehicle road crash on the Castlecara Road in which a woman in her sixties...

BREAKING: Woman killed in Leitrim road crash

Gardai in Carrick-on-Shannon have confirmed a woman in her mid-60s has died following a road crash on the Castlecara road in this afternoon.The female...

Diversions in place following crash in Carrick-on-Shannon

Gardai are advising motorists that diversions are in place following a single vehicle accident on the Castlecara road in Carrick-on-shannon at lunchtime.There is currently...

Newtowngore postmistress’s devastation as iconic business closes

The postmistress at Newtowngore has spoken of her deep sadness at closing the longstanding post office and shop.Martina Gorby has run the Co...

Longford conflict analyst offers assistance to ease tensions over Rooskey refugee plan

An expert in conflict analysis has claimed Rooskey could benefit greatly from 80 asylum-seekers moving to the village.Dr Shelley Deane, from Longford town,...

Application made to add wind turbines to existing farm in Leitrim

An application is being made to Leitrim County Council for six new wind turbines to be added to an existing windfarm at Tullynamoyle, Killargue...
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Shanonnside region needs technological university to fully develop – NWRA

The director of a regional think-tank has urged all stakeholders to lobby for a technological university to service local counties.David Minton, of the...

Save Leitrim urges public to lobby state on forestry policy

The Save Leitrim group is to urging residents to give their input to the council on the future of forestry in the county.It's hosting...

Latest CSO figures show varying success for local employment

An additional 28 people presented as unemployed in the Shannonside region last month compared to November.New figures from the CSO show that Leitrim recorded...

Connacht Set for Challenge Cup Quarter-Final With Sale

Connacht will travel to Sale Sharks in the quarter-finals of the European Challenge Cup.Connacht saw off Sale 20-18 in the Sportsgrounds last weekend, before...

GAA Announce Allianz League Ticket Price Increase

Tickets for Roscommon’s games in the Allianz National League will increase from next Saturday.There are also increases to ticket prices at the All-Ireland qualifiers,...

Connacht Secure Challenge Cup Quarter-Final Spot

Connacht have qualified for the quarter-finals of the European Challenge Cup after a 33-27 win over Bordeaux BeaglesKiltoom man Jack Carty scored a late...

Kieran O’Connor

Kieran O'Connor Tormey Villas and late of Cushla, Monksland, Athlone. Saturday, 19th January. Peacefully. Sadly missed by his loving wife Ann, daughters Caroline and Laura, sons Brendan, Kieran...

Michael Hughes

Michael Hughes. Deanscurragh, Longford. Friday, 18th January. Peacefully at The Regional Hospital Mullingar. Predeceased by his wife Marie (nee Halligan). Sadly missed and remembered with love by...

Jim Garvey

Jim Garvey. Castle Street, Elphin, Co Roscommon. Friday 18th January. Peacefully at Oakwood Nursing Home, Ballaghadereen. Predeceased by his father Pat, Mother Ellen, brother Sean, sisters...

LISTEN BACK: First Dates Ireland local “High on fresh air and water from the...

😍Have Carol Ann from Leitrim & Cathal from Monaghan found love on First Dates Ireland? 😘 The Free spirited dance facilitator Carol Ann (32)...

PODCAST: Roscommon businessman slams VAT hike

There are fears that some local businesses will close because of the increase in VAT in the hospitality sector.The tax for hotels and...

LISTEN BACK: Rooskey local talks rural realities in aftermath of arson attack

Seamus joined Joe Finnegan this morning to discuss the realities of living in rural Ireland following the change in the roads legislation and the...