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Two men arrested after alleged copper theft in Leitrim

Two men were arrested in Carrick on Shannon last night following an incident at the Eircom yard.A garda patrol spotted suspicious activity around twenty...
Garda

Two people injured following alleged incident involving weapon in Carrick-on-Shannon

Two people were injured during an incident in Carrick on Shannon at the weekend.One person received face and neck injuries, and a second received...
Born

Gardai urging parents to attend car seat fitting events in Shannonside region

A Garda sergeant in the Longford/Roscommon district is highlighting the serious danger children are in when they are unrestrained in a moving vehicle.Sergeant Aidan...
Leitrim

Leitrim Councillor unhappy with “too late” response by Irish Water to Drumsna woes

A Leitrim councillor says a commitment from Irish Water to replace a section of the Mountcampbell water main by early next year is “too...
Workplace

N4/N5 upgrade at top of capital expenditure report

The issue of the N4/N5 upgrade is top of the list the capital expenditure report from the Budgetary Oversight Committee published in recent days.The...

Criticism of Facebook page objecting to ‘foreigners’ in Longford

There's widespread condemnation of a Facebook page that is highly critical of foreign nationals coming to live in Longford.Social media users have responded to...
Foster care

Tusla dealing with issues raised over foster care in Galway/Roscommon

Tusla has claimed that it is putting in place a number of measures to deal with issues raised in a HIQA report examining foster...
unemployed

Increase in number getting dole payments in Shannonside region

There was an increase of over 200 people on the live register in the Shannonside region last month according to new figures from the...

Republican prisoner defends ”right to protest against prison regime”

A Republican prisoner from County Longford is defending his ''right to protest against the prison regime in the future'' as he sees fit.It follows...

Irish Water to replace Leitrim pipe responsible for outages

Irish Water hopes to begin work on replacing a section of water pipe in Leitrim affected by a number of recent bursts towards the...
Longford-Town

Verdon Scores Twice As Longford Beat Athlone

Sam Verdon’s double saw Longford Town claim the bragging rights as they dispensed of Athlone Town by two goals to nil.Sam Verdon’s double just...
Leitrim-GAA

Day Of Surprises In Leitrim Championship

It was a day of dramatic shocks in round four of the Connacht Gold Leitrim senior football championship as Aughwillian were eliminated from the...
Longford-GAA

Longford Slashers Win Dromard And Granard Draw

Longford Slashers registered an opening day victory in the 2020 Longford senior football championship with a convincing 2-16 to eight point win over Fr....

Rose Harney (Nee McManus)

Rose Harney (Nee McManus) Glentaun, Creagh, Ballinasloe, Co. Roscommon. Friday 7th August 2020, in her 94th year, peacefully surrounded by her loving family in...

Michael Lupton

Michael Lupton Drumard, Dromod, Co. Leitrim. August 8th 2020 (peacefully) after a long illness bravely borne, in the absolute loving care of Costello’s Nursing Home,...

LIAM FITZGERALD

LIAM FITZGERALD Ashley Lawns, Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon, late of Fairymount and Tralee, Co. Kerry. August 7th 2020 - (peacefully) in his 77th year...
Italian

Podcast: DJ’s and Musicians During the Pandemic

Mark Fay from DJBOX.IE and musician Luan Parle spoke to Kevin McGillicuddy on the Joe Finnegan Show about how people in the entertainment industry...
Italian

Podcast: The European Transplant and Dialysis Games

Two cocooners have it sewn up for pandemic celebrating 50 years of successful transplantation between themUndeterred by the cancellation of the 2020 European Transplant &...

Podcast: Pubs Not Reopening on August 10th

Pubs aren't reopening on the 10th of August after the move to the next phase was delayed-to discuss the matter Kevin McGillicuddy was joined...