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Over €8,000 spent on Covid screens in local courtrooms

Over €8,600 has been spent on installing screens in courtroom across the Shannonside Northern Sound region as part of Covid 19 measures to...

South Leitrim and north Longford maintaining high Covid incidence rates

Ballyjamesduff in Cavan remains the local electoral area with the highest incidence rate of Covid-19.Two areas in the country now have a rate of...

Schools could close as hand sanitiser is recalled

A hand sanitiser widely used in schools has been recalled after it's been proven to cause skin issues, headaches and respiratory issues.The Department of...

Ballinasloe Senator calls for better support for private nursing homes

A Ballinasloe senator believes better supports neds to be put in place for private nursing homes when they report Covid cases among staff or...

Man charged following assault on Leitrim woman near Dail

A man in his 20s has been arrested and charged following an assault on a Leitrim woman at an anti-mask protest last month.Izzy...

Nineteen new Covid cases in Roscommon

Nineteen new cases of Covid have been recorded in Roscommon.Less than five new cases have been recorded in Leitrim and Longford.Overall, the HPSC...

Health Minister lashes TDs for spreading “fear and anxiety” around nursing home Covid cluster

The Minister for Health has claimed TDs have been spreading fear and anxiety about a Ballinasloe nursing home which has reported a Covid cluster....
Golf

Captain of Longford Golf Club expresses frustration over closure while other sports can continue

Members of golf clubs in the Shannonside Northern Sound region say it's unfair that they are not allowed play during Level 5 while some...
Delvin

The N5 between Strokestown and Longford has re-opened following a fatal collision this morning

The N5 between Strokestown and Longford has re-opened following a fatal collision this morning.A man died after the collision near Scramgoue in Roscommon.The...

Extra staff to be provided to Covid-hit Ballinasloe nursing home

It's believed that additional staffing resources are to deployed by the HSE at a Ballinasloe nursing home affected by a major Covid outbreak.Health...
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...

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...
death notice

Ciara Mary Donnelly

Ciara Mary Donnelly Ballinlass, Ballinamore Bridge, Co. Galway. Friday, October 23rd, suddenly.Predeceased by her brother Patrick. Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her parents, brothers, sisters-in-law,...
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: