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Leitrim councillor claims council is adopting new policy on road signage removal

Leitrim councillor Sinead Guckian says she's very annoyed at what she claims is a new policy of taking down temporary road signage for community...

Budget 2019 reveals increase in VAT rate for tourism sector and social welfare payments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has been announcing the budget in the last hour.The government is cutting tax and increasing spending next year.There...

Lough Allen conservation group concerned at plans for lowering of water levels

The Lough Allen Conservation Group is raising concerns over the lowering of water levels on the lake.It's understood that the ESB has reduced water...
Circuit

Court hears Leitrim GAA player had jaw broken following “one punch” assault

The mother of a Leitrim GAA player whose jaw was broken in an unprovoked “one punch” assault in County Donegal, told a court her...
Abuse

Hiqa concerned over delay in rebuild of St Patrick’s in Carrick-on-Shannon

The health watchdog has raised concerns about the delay in the rebuild of St Patrick's Hospital in Carrick-on-Shannon.In a new inspection report, the...

Stark self-harm stats for Shannonside region revealed

A new report reveals more than 1,600 people were treated for self-harm injuries last year in hospitals that serve the Shannonside region.The highest...

26 sex assaults reported locally in three months

New figures show 26 rapes or sexual assaults were reported to Shannonside gardaí in the second quarter of this year.But, according to the...

Referendum Commisison appeals to Shannonside residents to check the register

People in the Shannonside region are being reminded that next Tuesday is the deadline to vote in the forthcoming presidential election and the...

€45,000 funding boost for mobility services in Longford and Leitrim

Just over €45,000 funding has been allocated to improve transport services with people with disabilities in the Shannonside region.The money is being distributed under...

Aughavas Community Calling seeks positive action on rural Ireland

Aughavas Community Calling says it expects positive action to be taken at the top political level to address the issues impacting rural communities going...

Leinster Call On Tomane For Toulouse

Leo Cullen has handed Joe Tomane his first European Start for Leinster for Sunday’s difficult Heineken Champions Cup trip to Toulouse.Cullen has kept faith...

Blade Captains Connacht For Sale Encounter

Scrum-half Caolin Blade is set to captain Connacht for the first time as his side take on Sale in the European Challenge Cup on...

Column: Another Bad Cop For The Chop

Martin O’Neill attempts to draw on past experience for positives, but the bad cop, bad bad cop routine is at an end writes Dave...

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan Castleruby, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon Thursday October 18th, peacefully in his 89th year at University Hospital, Roscommon. Predeceased by his baby daughter Miriam. Deeply...

Laurence Dolan

Laurence Dolan Garryfliuch, Derradda, ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Laurence Dolan, Garryfliugh, Derradda, Corraleehan, Co. Leitrim Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Thursday 18th October He will...

Hugh (Hubie) McAuley

Hugh (Hubie) McAuley.Tullynamaltra, Corlough, Co. Cavan. Wednesday, October, 17th surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff at...

LISTEN: Lively debate on JF Show weekly panel

There were plenty of topics to debate on today's Joe Finnegan Show panel, such as Brexit, Denis Naughten's resignation as a minister and the...

LISTEN: Former Minister Denis Naughten shares details of Leo meeting

Following his shock resignation from the Cabinet table announced in Dáil Éireann yesterday, former Communications Minister Deputy Denis Naughten spoke live to The Joe...

PODCAST: Roscommon GAA apologises for overcharging cock-up

Roscommon GAA has been criticised for inadvertently overcharging some supporters to a recent championship match.A large number of those who attended the Roscommon...