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Increase in grain yields locally in 2016

There was an increase in the grain yield in local counties this year.Figures from Teagasc show 12,300 (12,292) tonnes of grain were grown in...

Increase in the number of Civil Servants working locally since 2006

There's been an increase in the number of Civil Servants employed in the Shannonside Northern Sound region over the past 10 years.The figures from...

Cavan has highest number of bomb squad call outs in the region

Cavan recorded the highest number of call outs by the army's Explosive Ordinance Disposal team up to the middle of December out of all counties...

19 lottery wins for Shannonside region

A total of nineteen people in the Shannonside region have become Lotto millionaires since the game began in 1988.Figures released to Shannonside FM show...

A new tourist office is being developed in Ballinamore

A new tourist office is being developed in Ballinamore and is set to be open for the 2017 summer season. It’s among a number of...

Hugely successful year for activities on Shannon

Waterways Ireland says 2016 has been a hugely successful year for activities on the Shannon in south Leitrim.It was the first year of the...

Met Éireann issues status yellow wind warning for Leitrim for later today

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow wind warning for Leitrim for later today.The wind warning for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo is...

Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnoise says Christmas is about celebrating family and close connections

The Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnoise says Christmas is about celebrating family and close connections.In his Christmas message, Francis Duffy says Jesus was born...

A number of Christmas day swims are taking place around the region

The annual Leitrim ice-breakers Christmas day swim will take place in carrick-on-Shannon and Ballinamore today.  The first group are in the water at 12.30pm...

Bishop of Elphin issues Christmas message

The Bishop of Elphin is urging people to remember the value of family this Christmas.In his Christmas message, Bishop Doran says one of his...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 21st of January 2019

On Sportsbeat on the 21st of January 2019 with Kevin McDermott.Shannonside Northern Sound's Seamus Gallagher reflected on Castleblayney's one point victory over Carrick in...

Wary Cunningham Itching to Start League Campaign

Anthony Cunningham has played down early season silverware joy and warned his players and the Roscommon public that a tough few months lie ahead.Donie...

Shannonside Northern Sound Launch Allianz League Coverage

Shannonside FM today launched their coverage of the 2019 Allianz National League which starts on Saturday night with the division one meeting of Mayo...

Kathleen Reynolds (nee McCrann)

Kathleen Reynolds (nee McCrann), Corlea, Kilnagross, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim. Tuesday, January 22nd, peacefully in her 93rd year surrounded by her family and in...

Paddy Keegan

Paddy Keegan, Beechwood, Kilteevan, Roscommon. Monday, January 21st, peacefully, surrounded by his family, in the loving care of the staff at Roscommon University...

Karen Clarke Curran

Karen Clarke Curran. Briskill, Newtownforbes, Co. Longford and formerly of 3, O’Connell Terrace, Longford. Karen passed away at her home on Monday 21st in the...

LISTEN: Still no treatment for Rossie waiting on Vicky Phelan’s wonderdrug

Roscommon woman Tracey Brennan who is living with Stage 4 Cervical Cancer was promised access to the Vicky Phelan's wonderdrug Pembrolizumab before Christmas.However, there...

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...