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Centre for climate change to serve as “live memory” in midlands

A new centre for climate change will serve as "live memory" for ESB and Bord na Mona workers in the midlands, according to the...

Health official says measures in meat plants are working to reduce Covid-19

17 workers from meat processing plants have been hospitalised with Covid-19.Within the facilities there have been 865 confirmed cases.But Deputy Chief Medical Officer Ronan...

Just Transition Commissioner hopes funding can be rolled out in July

The Just Transition Commissioner says he hopes funding promised under the scheme will be rolled out by mid-July.11 million euro has been earmarked for...

Disagreement in government on 2 metre rule

Some government ministers are calling for a reduction in physical distancing rules.It's understood 'robust' discussions were held at Cabinet yesterday about changing the advice...

Longford woman charged following alleged street fight

A Longford woman has been charged in connection with an alleged street fight between two men in the town earlier this week.Helen McDonagh, ...
Longford courthouse

Man jailed in Longford court for making false declaration in citizenship application

A man's been jailed for a year and a half for the offence of making a false declaration in the application for Irish citizenship.The...

PODCAST: From Cuba to Center Parcs – a lizard lazes around in Longford

While Center Parcs in Ballymahon has already proven very popular with guests from near and far, one much-unexpected visitor has made an appearance at...

‘Just Transition’ report calls for €25m to be spent locally to help support employment

25 million euro is needed over the next year to help the midlands support employment, according to a new report.In the first review to...
tests

Leaving Cert indemnity row is resolved

The ASTI has advised its members to engage with the calculated grades system for this year's Leaving Cert.The union's resolved a dispute with the...
wind warning

Hundreds of homes still without power due to high winds

Hundreds of homes across the Shannonsid region are without electricity this afternoon due to high winds.A yellow wind warning has been extended to...
Soccer

Hull City Confirm Two Covid-19 Cases

English championship club Hull City have confirmed two people at the club have tested positive for covid-19 following the first round of the league's...
Basketball

American Basketball Legend Ewing Test Positive For Coronavirus

American basketball legend Patrick Ewing is in hospital having tested positive for coronavirus.The former New York Knicks centre, is now the head coach of...
Kolo-Kiripati

Buccaneers Appoint Kolo Kiripati As Head Coach

Buccaneers have appointed powerful forward Kolo Kiripati as head coach as the Athlone club prepares for the resumption of rugby in the forthcoming season.The...

Eddie Mullen

Eddie Mullen Ballybride, Roscommon. Sunday, May 24th, following a short illness at Galway University Hospital. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Madge, his devoted...

Bernard (Bernie) Cunningham

Bernard (Bernie) Cunningham Doogra, Kilmakenny, Corriga, Co. Leitrim. Friday, May 22nd, suddenly at his residence. Predeceased by his brother John (Brighton). Deeply regretted and sadly missed...

John Finnerty

John Finnerty Carrow, Elphin, Co Roscommon and late of Carrig, Co Tipperary. Thursday, May 21st, peacefully in the loving care of the staff at the...

21st May: Mary Claire is joined by Martina Earley, CEO, Roscommon Leadership Forum

MaryClaire is joined by Martina Earley, CEO, Roscommon Leadership Forum and we learn about the local response to the Covid 19 crisis in County...

PODCAST: From Cuba to Center Parcs – a lizard lazes around in Longford

While Center Parcs in Ballymahon has already proven very popular with guests from near and far, one much-unexpected visitor has made an appearance at...

19th May: Mary Carleton-Reynolds joins MaryClaire and tells about the Community Forum in Longford

MaryClaire is joined by Mary Carleton-Reynolds who tells us about the initiatives taking place in County Longford as part of the Community Forum.