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Two people hospitalised after Ballinalee collision

Two people were taken to hospital for treatment after a two-vehicle collision in north Longford last night.Gardai said that, at about 11.20pm, a Jeep...

Granard woman died in Cavan crash

The elderly woman who died in a single-vehicle crash in Co Cavan has been named as Jennie McGivney, from Granard, Co Longford.The collision occurred...

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...

Public asked to avoid non-essential visits to Tullamore hospital due to outbreak of flu

The public are being asked to stay away from one of the Shannonside region's biggest hospitals due to an outbreak of flu.The Midland Regional...

Longford Chamber hopeful of major jobs boost in 2017

Longford Chamber of Commerce is hopeful that more people will get jobs in the county in 2017.While uncertainty over Brexit continues, President Derek Scanlon...

Longford IFA Chairman concerned for beef markets in early 2017

Beef farmers are likely to face more difficult times next year, particularly if calf export markets are not kept open.That's according to Longford IFA...

Portiuncula Hospital has highest number on trolleys locally today

Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe has the highest number of people on trolleys locally this afternoon.14 people are waiting for admission in the A&E or...

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...

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...

Aoife O’Rourke Bows Out Of European Games

There was disappointment for Castlerea’s Aoife O’Rourke in her middleweight quarter-final bout at the European Games losing out to Great Britain’s Lauren Price.Price was...
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Roscommon Under-20 Score Victory Over Leitrim

Roscommon scored a remarkable victory over Leitirm in Avantacard Pairc Sean MacDiarmada as it took extra-time to separate the two neighbours.In the end it...

Dr.Hyde Park Highly Commended National Pitch Award

Dr. Hyde Park in Roscommon was award highly commended as Nowlan Park retained its crown as the best GAA inter-county pitch in the country...

Margaret (Peggy) Reynolds (nee Nally).

Margaret (Peggy) Reynolds (nee Nally). Stags Head, Ballinalee, Co. Longford and formerly of Ballymahon. Wednesday, 26th June 2019. Peacefully in the excellent care of the...

Plans for realignment of N55 between Ballymahon and Athlone revealed today

Plans for the realignment of the N55 between Athlone and Ballymahon were revealed to Westmeath councillors this afternoon.Shannonside News understand that the new road...

Michael Stokes

Michael Stokes 51 Springlawn, Longford. Tuesday, June 25th, at St James’ Hospital, Dublin. Sadly missed by his wife Mary. Reposing tomorrow (Thurs) in Connell’s Funeral Home, Church St,...