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Local TD urges council to use Athlone-Moate railway for tourism

Independent TD Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran is urging Westmeath County Council to consider utilising the Athlone to Moate railway line as part of a strategy...

Nearly €900,000 for Leitrim housing ‘voids’

Leitrim County Council has been allocated over €880,000 to restore void or derelict houses. The voids programme, which commenced in 2014, provides funding support...

Longford teacher calls on Minister to avert strike

A Longford teacher is calling on Education Minister Richard Bruton to compromise in an effort to avert tomorrow’s strike. Anna Kavanagh, from Legan, has...

More Garda departures than new recruits in Shannonside region

New figures show there have been more departures than new recruits in the gardaí in the Shannonside region since 2015. Twenty-one officers have left...

O’Rourke in moving tribute to Ann Lenihan

Former Fianna Fáil politician Mary O’Rourke has been paying tribute today to her sister-in-law Ann Lenihan, who died yesterday at the age of 79....

File to DPP over Boyle drugs seizure

A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to a major drugs seizure near Boyle. Gardaí searched a house...

Roscommon County Council urges CFRAM plans to consider dredging

Roscommon County Council has raised issues from dredging to individual property protection as part of its submission to the CFRAM study. Engineers have asked...

Verdict to be delivered in case of Longford man accused of making bomb threats

The verdict is due to be given today in the case involving the Longford man who is accused of making bomb threats during the...

Planning permission sought for distillery in Lanesboro

An application for a distillery to be built in Lanesboro has been lodged with Longford County Council. A company, called Blacksmith Ventures Limited, intends...

Tributes to mother of late Brian Lenihan who has died aged 79

The wife of the late Brian Lenihan senior has passed away aged 79. Ann Lenihan, nee Devine, was the mother of six children, including...
Longford Hurling final

Longford and Leitrim both make a losing start to the Nicky Rackard Cup

Longford made a losing start to the Nicky Rackard Cup going down by 2-13 to 1-14 against Donegal at Letterkenny.Derek Frehill’s man produced a...
Roscommon

Roscommon crowned division two champions as Cavan suffer relegation

Roscommon were crowned division two champions following a 1-12 to 13 points win over Cavan in the Allianz Football League at Kingspan Breffni Park.It...
Pairc-Sean

2 Further Positive cases for Leitrim, but they will field against Tipperary

The Leitrim GAA senior team have confirmed 2 further players have tested positive for Covid 19 but have clarified that there is no contact...

Peggy (Margaret) Collins (née Hegarty)

Peggy (Margaret) Collins (née Hegarty) Glenvala, Castleplunkett, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. Saturday, October 24th, peacefully at her home in the loving care of her family.Predeceased by her...

Ellen (Eileen) Boyle (nee Forde)

Ellen (Eileen) Boyle (nee Forde) Connecticut, USA and late of Kilmahon, Drumlish, Co. Longford. Wednesday, October 21st.Wife of the late Vincent Boyle. Deeply regretted by her four...

Brian (James) Milton.

Brian (James) Milton. Woodview, Churchtown, Mallow and late of Rooskey, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully, at the Bons Secour Hospital, Cork.Beloved husband of Deirdre (nee Daly) and much...
Italian

Podcast: Paddy Joe Burke

Roscommon barber Paddy Joe Burke joined Joe Finnegan on Friday's programme to offer words of encouragement to people as we set in for another...

Sail West

In Sail West Producer Brian Kenny uncovers the story of Monaghans famous son John Mac Kenna known as Don Juan Mac Kenna, the co-liberator...

Podcast: Halloween Family Traditions

Gerry and Lorraine joined the Joe Finnegan Show to talk about Halloween family traditions.Take a listen here: