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Many Rooskey residents against planned anti-racism rally

Many Rooskey residents have criticised the anti-racism rally being held at the village on Sunday.The gathering is taking place after the second suspected...

Carrick’s hens and stags return to previous high

The decline of hen and stag parties in Carrick-on-Shannon has been reversed.That's according to Paul O'Brien, who was elected as the new chief executive...

Second anti-racism rally to take place in Rooskey

Another anti-racism rally is taking place at Rooskey on Sunday. It follows the second suspected arson attack on the Shannon Key West Hotel...

Carrigallen principal demands more investment in sport

Prospective councillors are being urged to make the provision of sport facilities for schools a priority in their upcoming campaigns.Declan Conboy, the principal of...

LISTEN: Immigration Minister undeterred by Rooskey arsonists

Immigration Minister David Stanton says he still hopes to open a direct-provision centre at Rooskey despite Monday night's suspected arson attack.It was the second...

Leitrim school sprints to fitness award

Carrigallen Vocational School on the Leitrim-Cavan border has been named as 'Ireland's Fittest Mixed School' in a fitness challenge undertaken by thousands of students...

Carrick chamber to appoint chief executive tonight

A new chief executive of Carrick-on-Shannon Chamber of Commerce is set to be elected tonight.The group is holding its annual meeting in Leitrim...

Former Ballinamore councillor pulls out of local elections

Former Ballinamore councillor Gordon Hughes has pulled out of the race for May's local elections.The auctioneer was a local representative for ten years...

Government won’t be “intimidated” by Rooskey hotel fire

The Immigration Minister insists the government will not be intimidated by those responsible for recent attacks on a Rooskey hotel that's earmarked for asylum-seekers.Garda...

Minister blasts Rooskey attack as ‘act of hatred’

The Justice Minister has described the second attack on a Rooskey hotel as 'an act of hatred on the most vulnerable in society'.Charlie Flanagan...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 18th February 2019

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening on Shannonside Northern Sound FM between eight and nine pm.On this edition of the show on...

Last Gasp Armagh Try Downs Buccaneers

City of Armagh snatched a 32-27 victory over Buccaneers with a last agasp try in their All-Ireland League Division 1B game played in front...

Longford Start Leinster Minor Championship With Victory

Longford got their 2019 Leinster minor championship campaign off to a winning start with a four pointi victory over Laois.Laois were 3-4 to 2-5...

Oliver Doonan

Oliver Doonan, Cloodrumman-mór, Fenagh, Leitrim. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife Eileen and son Martin, brothers Pat Joe (Gowel) Micheál and Kevin...

Kathleen Byrne (nee Macken)

Kathleen Byrne (nee Macken), Abbeylands, Ballynacargy, Co. Westmeath. Monday, February 18th peacefully at her sons residence. Pre-deceased by her husband Charlie. Reposing at her son's...

Terence Lawrence.

Terence Lawrence. Church View Drive, Drumlish, Co. Longford and late of Walsall, West Midlands, England. Sunday, February, 17th Reposing at his residence today (Mon) from five...

Podcast; The This Week Show 17th February 2019

The This Week Show with Kevin McDermott is a look back on the week that was on Shannonside Northern Sound FM.On the Show this...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 18th February 2019

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening on Shannonside Northern Sound FM between eight and nine pm.On this edition of the show on...

RECIPE: Chef Sham from The Cottage, Jamestown on The JF Cookery Corner

  The Cookery Corner on The Joe Finnegan Show on Shannonside Northern Sound has a new chef! Every two weeks, Chef Sham Hanifa from the...