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Ballot of Roscommon fire service members begins

 The ballot of up to 50 members of Roscommon Fire Service for a strike has begun.Siptu is starting the process this week and it...

LISTEN: Longford Westmeath TD lashes Transport Minister over threats to Bus Eireann services

  Speculation over the future of Bus Eireann Expressway services led to strong exchanges between Fianna Fail Transport spokesperson Robert Troy, and Minister Shane Ross...

Four Roscommon towns to battle it out for top enterprise title later

  Four towns in Roscommon will battle it out later for the title of the county’s most enterprising town. Ballaghdereen, Castlerea, Boyle and Roscommon will find...

Two Shannonside food businesses served with closure orders last month

  Two food businesses in the Shannonside region had enforcement orders served on them last month. According to the Food Safety Authority, a closure order was...

Leitrim councillor hits out at government for neglecting rural roads

  A Leitrim Councillor is hitting out at the government for continuing to neglect rural Ireland. Councillor Paddy O’ Rourke says Transport Minister Shane Ross is...

Cost of fire services to increase if deliberate burning of waste continues

  There’s concern that the cost of call-outs for fires in Longford may have to increase if deliberate burning of waste continues to rise. According to...

Cost of streaming of all Leitrim council meetings would exceed €100k

  Carrick-on-Shannon Municipal district has been told that it would cost over €100,000 to be able to provide a live stream of council meetings. The figure...

Communications Minister highlights importance of Athlone sorting centre

  The Minister for Communications says he has spoken directly to the Chair and Chief Executive of An Post to highlight the importance of maintaining...

LISTEN: Irish Rural Link concerned over future of Expressway services

  Irish Rural Link is expressing concern over the future of Bus Eireann’s Expressway services. The group which lobbies on behalf of rural groups and communities...
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Gardai investigating attempted burglary of home in Athlone

  Gardai in Athlone are warning householders to remember to make their homes secure after an attempted burglary at a house yesterday evening. The incident was...

Johnny Sexton Captains Leinster Against Northampton

Jordan Larmour is in at 15 for Leinster's trip to Northampton on Saturday, with Jamison Gibson-Park named at half-back alongside capain Johnny Sexton.Jordan Larmour,...

Butler Returns To Captain Connacht Against Gloucester

Connacht have been boosted by the return of captain Jarrad Butler and Jack Carthy to face Gloucester in the Heineken Champions Cup on Sunday...

FAI President Donal Conway Steps Down

Donal Conway has announced his intention to step down as President of the FAI at an EGM to be held on the 25th January...

Catherine Shields

Catherine Shields Cappagh, Ballinalack, Co. Westmeath. Friday, December 6th, peacefully in the loving care of the staff at Our Lady’s Manor Nursing Home, Edgeworthstown. Deeply regretted by...

Vincent Hoban

Vincent Hoban Main Street, Carrigallen, Co. Leitrim and late of Monivea, Galway. Saturday, December 7th, peacefully at his residence. Sadly missed by his sisters Anne, Sr Isobella...

Patrick (Pat) Joseph Danaher

Patrick (Pat) Joseph Danaher Retired Shopkeeper. Castleplunkett, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon and formerly Shanagolden, Limerick. Friday, December 6th, peacefully at Fearna Manor Nursing Home in the loving...

Podcast: Book Review 2019

Marina Lynch from Eason's Cavan and Orlagh Kelly from the Reading room in Carrick on Shannon joined Joe Finnegan in studio to review the...

Podcast: The Drugs Problem in the Region

Frankie Keena a member of the Athlone Drugs Awareness group and Packie Kelly from Teach Na Daoine in Monaghan spoke to Joe Finnegan on...

Podcast: IT WAS AS IT WAS

Ballymore native Tony Hughes has written a memoir called ‘It was as it was’Tony Joined Joe Finnegan in studio on Tuesday mornings show.Take a...