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20 local building firms received €1.2 million

20 local building firms have received 1.2 million euro in housing contracts from Roscommon County CouncilWork on 75 void or unoccupied houses will be...

Planning permission lodged for 14 houses in Roscommon

Planning permission has been lodged for 14 houses to be built in Roscommon town.The application involves a revision of a housing development that was...

Planning permission granted for two poultry units

Planning permission has been granted for two large poultry units to be built near Carrick-on-Shannon - despite objectors claiming it could affect people's health.In...

Cryan’s Hotel seeking to expand premises

A well-known hotel in Carrick-on-Shannon is applying for planning permission to make its premises much bigger.Cryan's Hotel has asked Leitrim County Council to allow...
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Brexit could affect car sales in Shannonside Region

Uncertainty surrounding Brexit could affect car sales in the Shannonside Region.That's according to Brian Cooke who is the Deputy Director General at the Society...

AIT received €600,000 for hiring sporting facilities last year

Athlone Institute of Technology received €600,000 for hiring its sporting facilities in 2016 – more than double than the previous year.Details released to Shannonside...

BREAKING: Gardai raid major grow house in Leitrim

Gardai in Carrick-on-Shannon have discovered a cannabis grow house at Aughavas, in south Leitrim.A large quantity of mature cannabis plants were discovered in a...

Several Operation Transformation events in region

People across the Shannonside /Northern Sound region will be out walking in their hundreds this morning as part of Operation Transformation.The get-fit programme on...

“We don’t have the amenities” – Confused Ballaghaderreen locals react to Syrian refugees plan

Locals have expressed their surprise that up to 80 Syrian refugees will be locating to Ballaghaderreen in the coming weeks.It was announced on Thursday...

LISTEN: Syrian refugees expected to arrive in Ballaghdereen by March

The Department of Justice says 80 refugees could be re-located to a Ballaghadereen by the end of March.The Department has decided to house the...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...