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2,800 locally apply to have property tax payments deferred

Over 2,800 people have applied to have the property tax deferred due to income threshold in the Shannonside Northern Sound region.Figures released by the...
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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...

Darragh Greene Claims National 50m Breaststroke Gold

Darragh Greene was crowned 50m Breaststroke Champion at the Irish Short Course National Championships in Dublin today.Green took gold in 26.83 seconds with Eoin...

Albert Cooney Elected Longford GAA Chairperson

Rathcline's Albert Cooney was elected new Longford GAA chairman at last night’s convention held in the Longford Arms Hotel.The outgoing treasurer defeated Killoe's Brid...

Elphin CC Land All-Ireland Volleyball Title

Elphin won their first ever Senior Girls All-Ireland volleyball title when they beat St Leo’s Carlow 25-21 25-8 in UCD yesterday.The Senior C girl’s...

Maureen Cummins

Maureen Cummins, Croshea, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford. 14th December 2019 Peacefully, at St. Ita's Hospital, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick. Reposing in Our Lady's Manor Nursing Home Chapel, Edgeworthstown,Monday from...

Bridie Whelan ( Nee Boyce)

Bridie died, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of Our Lady's Manor Nursing Home, Edgeworthstown. Friday 13th December 2019 Predeceased by her husband...

Phyllis Regan (née Mc Connon)

Phyllis Regan (née Mc Connon) Corrigeenroe, Boyle, Co. Roscommon saturday December 14th 2019, peacefully surrounded by her devoted husband and family and in the tender care...

Podcast: GAA Presidential Candidate Mick Rock

GAA Presidential Candidate Mick Rock from Elphin in Roscommon joined Joe Finnegan in studio on Thursday morning.Take a listen to their wide-ranging conversation here:

Podcast: Catherine Corless

The Children's Minister says it could be late next year before excavation work can begin at the former Tuam Mother and Baby Home.The government...

Podcast; Old Moore’s Almanac

Famous for its predictions of future events, Old Moore’s Almanac is now 256 years old and remains a popular annual stocking filler.In recent years...