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Several Shannonside properties sold at recent Alsopp auction

Several Shannonside properties were sold at the recent Alsopp online auction. Roscommon properties proved most popular, with a detached four bedroom house in Boyle...

Rent of Carrick-on-Shannon Intreo centre revealed

The cost to the government of renting the Intreo centre in Carrick-on-Shannon has been revealed. The figures have been released by Minister of State...

Inquiry under way into ‘serious assault’ in Aughnacliffe

Gardaí are investigating what’s been described as a ‘serious assault’ in the Aughnacliffe area of Co Longford overnight. A man was taken to Cavan...

Khalid Kelly reported to have been living in Ardagh in Longford in recent months

The Irish Muslim convert known as Khalid Kelly, who’s reported to have been killed in an apparent suicide bomb attack in Iraq, is said...

New housing scheme in Drumlish gets go-ahead

Longford County Council has been given the go-ahead for a new housing scheme at Drumlish, costing in the region of €2.8 million euro. A...

Several secondary schools closed today due to ASTI action

Hundreds of secondary school students across the Shannonside region are at home today as the ASTI members have withdrawn from supervision and substitution duties....

Gardai in the Shannonside region urge the public to take simple steps to protect...

Gardai in the Shannonside region are urging the public to take simple steps in order to protect their property from thieves. The change of...

Leitrim school confirms closure on Monday if no deal is reached with ASTI

The Board of Management of a Leitrim secondary school has asked parents not to send their sons or daughters to school next week if...

Medicinal cannabis use is not new – Roscommon MEP

Roscommon MEP Luke Ming Flanagan is giving a cautious welcome to an announcement by Simon Harris of a review of Ireland’s policy on medicinal...

Concern over financial reserves at AIT

The ‘stark reality’ of the finances of Ireland’s Technology Institutes has been revealed. A new report from the Higher Education Authority shows that almost...
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McPhillips: Longford Punch Above Their Weight

Cian McPhillips described his international debut as phenomena after reaching the semi-final stage of the European indoor championship.McPhillips finished second in his heat on...
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Irish Olympic Sports Weekly Updates

Last week the OFI Athletes’ Commission launched the Don’t Scroll By Campaign which had a real call to action, asking everyone to play a...
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McPhillips Sets European Under-20 Record

Cian McPhillips set a new European Under-20 record as he finished fourth in his 800m semi-final at the European indoor championships.McPhillips 1:48.06 to finish...

Martin O Connor

Martin O ConnorCreevaghbeg, Ballymahon, Co Longford, and formerly Rockchapel, Cork and Wrexham, North Wales. Friday 5th March 2021, peacefully.Predeceased by his wife Kathleen, his...

Michael John Hughes,

Michael John Hughes, Castlesampson, Bealnamulla, Athlone, Co. Roscommon, Inchicore, Dublin and Sonas Nursing Home, Athlone. Saturday, March 6th 2021 peacefully, at Portiuncula University Hospital,...

Michael O Donohue

Michael O DonohueNumber 4 Oaklands, Ballinalee Road, Longford and  formally of St Peter's Castlepollard and 11 The Green Lanesboro Co Longford. Died on 6th...
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The Club Players Assocation Disbands

The Club Players assocation has decided to disband after the GAA have voted to implement the split season.Roscommon CPA rep Tommy Kenoy joined Dave...

LISTEN: Celebrations as Castlerea Upcyclers win Aontas STAR Award

A group of men and women in Roscommon who have been training in upcycling textils for the last two years are celebrating after winning...

Side By Side February 28th 2021

Side by Side presented by Eamonn O’Connor, Tony Gilhooly and Patsy Lee.So join Eamonn and Tony as they play great music and talk about...