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HPV

PODCAST: HIQA says HPV vaccine could be extended to boys

Boys could be given the HPV vaccine - as part of new research been undertaken by Health Information Quality Authority.Currently secondary school girls receive...
Mental Health

Leitrim councillors hit out at three-year wait for child mental health intervention

It's been claimed that young children with mental health problems are waiting up to three years for treatment in County Leitrim.And councillors have heard...

Kenny slams HSE spending millions on private ambulances at local hospitals

Leitrim-based Sinn Fein Deputy Martin Kenny says far too much money is being used for private ambulances, while the public health services continue to...
Maths

24 Shannonside schools win science and maths awards

24 schools in the Shannonside region are to be presented with awards for their work in promoting Maths, science, and technology as well as...

Special cholesterol clinics in Athlone and Leitrim this weekend

Special clinics are being held this weekend in Aughnasheelin Co Leitrim, and Athlone in Co Westmeath which will allow people to have their cholesterol...

Kiltoghert Creamery to become museum and visitor centre

A new museum and visitor centre is planned for part of the old Kiltoghert Creamery in Carrick-on-Shannon.Despite a strong campaign from a local community...

Thieves target tidy towns material in Carrick

Carrick-on-Shannon Tidy Towns is slamming a series of thefts of flowers and hanging baskets in the area.The judging season for the Supervalu TidyTowns competition...
TV

Very low rate of electrical recycling in Leitrim

Householders in Leitrim recycled the least amount of electrical and electronic waste per person in 2016.According to figures revealed in the annual report of...

Junior health Minister ‘shocked’ at Leitrim respite services

Junior Health Minister Finian McGrath told a northwest campaign group yesterday he's 'shocked' at the problems with respite care in the Leitrim region.'Our Voices...

McLoughlin’s anti-fracking bill passes Seanad

Sligo-Leitrim TD Tony McLoughlin's Private Members bill to ban on-shore fracking has passed through the Seanad this afternoon and moved done step closer to...
Longford RFC

Longford RFC Club Notes February 26

Longford RFC Club News February 26.It was Groundhog Day in Longford RFC where the Senior Men’s matches v Monkstown were called off for the...
RWC

Buccaneers Club Notes February 25

Buccaneers club notes 25 February.Buccaneers J1’s threw themselves a lifeline when winning their basement battle 27-23 against their Sligo counterparts at The Green, Creggs, on...
Goal Nets

FAI To Monitor Heading Initiatives

The Football Association of Ireland is in discussions with UEFA and with the Associations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and England regarding the effects on...

Alice Rahill (née Harrington)

Alice Rahill (née Harrington) Crumlin, Dublin and late of Rathcroghan, Tulsk, Co. Roscommon), Sunday, 23 February suddenly, but peacefully, surrounded by her family, in...

Joseph Joe Irwin.

Joseph Joe Irwin. Kilkenny West, Glasson, Athlone, Co Westmeath. Monday, 24th February peacefully at the regional hospital Mullingar. Reposing at his residence today Tuesday from four...

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken).

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken). Mail Road, Cappataggle, Ballinasloe, Galway and formerly of Lisdillure Drum Athlone. Peacefully at her residence after an illness bravely borne...

Podcast: The Big Breakfast

Eating a big breakfast rather than a large dinner may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, according to study which may lead to better clinical dietary...

Podcast: Mortgages

Mortgage interest rates which are among the highest in Europe have been falling steadily over the past few years and o yesterday the state’s...

Podcast: Politicians and St Patrick’s Day

Cavan cathaoirleach Shane P O'Reilly and Roscommon journalist Brian Cunniffe spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about politicians going abroad to represent their councils on...