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Muslim man in Ballaghaderreen says ‘sick people’ behind anti-Islam leaflet

A Muslim man living in Ballaghaderrreen says the people who handed out anti-Islamic leaflets in the town last weekend are 'sick people'.Sajjad Hussain, who...

Leitrim and Roscommon see rise in unemployment figures

Longford was the only county last month in the Shannonside region to record a drop in numbers on the Live RegisterBoth Leitrim and Roscommon...

Drug company to set-up new factory in Athlone

A US drug company has signed a lease agreement with the IDA for a new factory in Athlone.Aerie Pharmaceuticals says it expects to invest...

Cameron workers to receive WRC proposals on redundancy

Proposals from the Workplace Relations Commission aimed at resolving redundancy payments for workers at the Cameron plant in Longford are due to be put...

Garda investigate three attempted burglaries in Ballinlough

Gardai in Castlerea are advising homeowners to remain vigilant when it comes to security in their homes.It follows three attempted burglaries in which thieves...

Ballaghaderreen to host welcome events for Syrians

A series of free welcome events, as well as a directory of local business resources, is planned to help Syrian refugees settle into Ballaghaderreen...

No vacant site levy for residental sites in Leitrim for now

Leitrim County Council is not to impose any levy on undeveloped residential land in the county at present, but will impose a levy on...

Calls for Government to provide special fund for Syrian refugees

The government needs to provide a special fund to assist with the settlement of refugees from Syria to Ballaghadereen in Roscommon.The Chair of Roscommon...

Appeal to Minister to intervene in Leitrim Leaving Cert Applied row

Leitrim County Council is calling on the Education Minister Richard Bruton to intervene in a situation which has left the county without a Leaving...

Shannonside farmers urged to attend special ANC meeting

Farmers in Leitrim and surrounding counties are being urged to attend a special IFA Meeting in Carrick on Shannon tonight.The meeting will discuss the review...
Horse-Racing

Dreal Deal Set For Cheltenham After Punchestown Win

Dreal Deal claimed victory for trainer Ronan McNally in the feature race at Punchestown, Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle.After being held up last...
Hughes-Fabrice-Zango

Zango Sets Indoor Triple Jump World Record

World bronze medallist Hugues Fabrice Zango sailed to a world indoor triple jump record of 18.07m* in Aubiere on Saturday.The 27-year-old from Burkina Faso...
Hurley lifting ball

Limerick Dominate Hurling All-Star Nominations

All Ireland champions Limerick dominate this year's Hurling P-W-C All-Stars shortlist.14 of John Kiely's side are among a total list of 45 with beaten...

J.P. O’Boyle

J.P. O'Boyle Ballyleague, Lanesboro, Co. Longford and formerly of McHale Road, Castlebar. January 16th, peacefully in his 95th year at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital,...
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Mary Greene (nee Dorey)

Mary Greene (nee Dorey) Drumlish, Elphin, Co. Roscommon Friday 15th January, peacefully at Sligo University Hospital surrounded by her loving family.Predeceased by her husband Tony,...

Patricia (Pat) Mcdonnell (nee Blake)

Patricia (Pat) Mcdonnell (nee Blake) 1 Curraghrua, Lanesboro, Co Longford and formerly of Summerhill, Co. Meath.Friday, January 15th, peacefully surrounded by her family.Funeral mass...
Gary-Rogers

Gary Rogers Looking Forward To New Challenges

Former Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers is looking forward to the new challenges after retiring from proffesional soccer.39-year-old Rogers announced his retirement from the game...
Italian

Podcast: JF Show Panel 15th January

On the JF Show Panel this week, Senator Eugene Murphy, Luke Casserly from the Irish Secondary School students Union and Anglo Celt Editor Linda...
Italian

Podcast: Mary Garavan

Mary Garavan-A retired member of staff at Esker House Refuge Centre in Athlone talks to Joe about her work in the Centre after JF...