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St Mel’s continues to draw huge numbers to Longford

The restored St Mel's Cathedral in Longford town has continued to draw large numbers of visitors over the past year.The devastation of the Christmas...

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...

Bishop of Elphin issues Christmas message

The Bishop of Elphin is urging people to remember the value of family this Christmas.In his Christmas message, Bishop Doran says one of his...

Over 50% increase in local drink drive detections this December

There's been a 55% increase in the number of people detected for drink drinking in the Roscommon Longford garda division during December this year,...

Edenderry decision should be good news for Lanesborough power station – Fitzmaurice

Roscommon-Galway Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice is welcoming the decision by Bord Pleanála to grant permission for the Edenderry power plant in Offaly.Bord Pleanála announced this...

Longford woman’s doctor found guilty of poor professional performance

A doctor who previously worked at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar has been found guilty of poor professional performance in failing to diagnose...

Gardai investigate assault on teenage boy in Edgesworthstown

Gardai in Granard are investigating a serious assault on a teenage boy in Edgeworthstown last night.The male, who is believed to be in his...

Nearly 7,000 speeding fines in region this year

More than 6,800 speeding fines, amounting to €570,000, have been paid in the Shannonside region so far this year.Garda figures, released to Shannonside FM,...

Doctor to give evidence at Medical Council hearing over care given to Longford woman

A doctor who is facing allegations of poor professional performance in relation to the care of an 80-year-longford woman is due to give evidence...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 21st of January 2019

On Sportsbeat on the 21st of January 2019 with Kevin McDermott.Shannonside Northern Sound's Seamus Gallagher reflected on Castleblayney's one point victory over Carrick in...

Wary Cunningham Itching to Start League Campaign

Anthony Cunningham has played down early season silverware joy and warned his players and the Roscommon public that a tough few months lie ahead.Donie...

Shannonside Northern Sound Launch Allianz League Coverage

Shannonside FM today launched their coverage of the 2019 Allianz National League which starts on Saturday night with the division one meeting of Mayo...

Kathleen Reynolds (nee McCrann)

Kathleen Reynolds (nee McCrann), Corlea, Kilnagross, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim. Tuesday, January 22nd, peacefully in her 93rd year surrounded by her family and in...

Paddy Keegan

Paddy Keegan, Beechwood, Kilteevan, Roscommon. Monday, January 21st, peacefully, surrounded by his family, in the loving care of the staff at Roscommon University...

Karen Clarke Curran

Karen Clarke Curran. Briskill, Newtownforbes, Co. Longford and formerly of 3, O’Connell Terrace, Longford. Karen passed away at her home on Monday 21st in the...

LISTEN: Still no treatment for Rossie waiting on Vicky Phelan’s wonderdrug

Roscommon woman Tracey Brennan who is living with Stage 4 Cervical Cancer was promised access to the Vicky Phelan's wonderdrug Pembrolizumab before Christmas.However, there...

LISTEN BACK: First Dates Ireland local “High on fresh air and water from the...

😍Have Carol Ann from Leitrim & Cathal from Monaghan found love on First Dates Ireland? 😘 The Free spirited dance facilitator Carol Ann (32)...

PODCAST: Roscommon businessman slams VAT hike

There are fears that some local businesses will close because of the increase in VAT in the hospitality sector.The tax for hotels and...