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REVEALED: Over €8million collected in property tax in Shannonside region in 2016

New figures show that €8.3 million in local property tax was collected in the Shannonside region last year.In Roscommon, there was a 98 per...

Fracking ban could be in place by summer

Sligo-Leitrim TD Tony McLoughlin is hopeful that a bill that he sponsored to ban fracking in Ireland will be passed by the Dail before...

Shannonside schools to receive over €1million euro for I.T upgrade works

Schools in the Shannonside region are set to receive funding of over €1million euro under a new government scheme to improve their I.T facilities.The...

Leitrim and Longford councils taking legal action on planning regulations

Leitrim and Longford county councils are taking four legal actions against people who allegedly breached planning regulations last year.Details released to Shannonside FM also...

Over 2,500 new cars sold in Shannonside region last year

New car sales in 2016 were the highest they've been in eight years.146-thousand vehicle were bought - an increase of 17 percent on 2015.Roscommon...

VistaMed begins construction in Carrick – but Lidl refused planning

Construction has begun on the extension to the VistaMed manufacturing facility in Carrick-on-Shannon, as plans to create up to 200 jobs continue.Early in 2016,...

New CCTV system expected for Carrick-on-Shannon

A new CCTV system is expected to be rolled out in Carrick-on-Shannon in 2017 to cut down on the growing number of assaults and...

Only 28 unfinished estates in Leitrim

The chief executive of Leitrim County Council is claiming there will be less than 20 ghost estates in the county by the end of...

Cortober in Carrick-on-Shannon should be moved into Leitrim as it’s ignored by Roscommon Co...

Cortober in Carrick-on-Shannon should be moved into Leitrim because it's ignored by Roscommon County Council.That's the personal view of the Colm McGrath, the Carrick...

Bird Flu has reached Ireland

The Department of Agriculture has confirmed the H5N8 strain of avian flu has been identified in a wild duck in County Wexford.There's very little...

Johnny Sexton Captains Leinster Against Northampton

Jordan Larmour is in at 15 for Leinster's trip to Northampton on Saturday, with Jamison Gibson-Park named at half-back alongside capain Johnny Sexton.Jordan Larmour,...

Butler Returns To Captain Connacht Against Gloucester

Connacht have been boosted by the return of captain Jarrad Butler and Jack Carthy to face Gloucester in the Heineken Champions Cup on Sunday...

FAI President Donal Conway Steps Down

Donal Conway has announced his intention to step down as President of the FAI at an EGM to be held on the 25th January...

Catherine Shields

Catherine Shields Cappagh, Ballinalack, Co. Westmeath. Friday, December 6th, peacefully in the loving care of the staff at Our Lady’s Manor Nursing Home, Edgeworthstown. Deeply regretted by...

Vincent Hoban

Vincent Hoban Main Street, Carrigallen, Co. Leitrim and late of Monivea, Galway. Saturday, December 7th, peacefully at his residence. Sadly missed by his sisters Anne, Sr Isobella...

Patrick (Pat) Joseph Danaher

Patrick (Pat) Joseph Danaher Retired Shopkeeper. Castleplunkett, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon and formerly Shanagolden, Limerick. Friday, December 6th, peacefully at Fearna Manor Nursing Home in the loving...

Podcast: Book Review 2019

Marina Lynch from Eason's Cavan and Orlagh Kelly from the Reading room in Carrick on Shannon joined Joe Finnegan in studio to review the...

Podcast: The Drugs Problem in the Region

Frankie Keena a member of the Athlone Drugs Awareness group and Packie Kelly from Teach Na Daoine in Monaghan spoke to Joe Finnegan on...

Podcast: IT WAS AS IT WAS

Ballymore native Tony Hughes has written a memoir called ‘It was as it was’Tony Joined Joe Finnegan in studio on Tuesday mornings show.Take a...