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Castlerea mart manager says “online” business will be unworkable for farmers

Castlerea mart manager Brendan Egan says Level 5 restrictions are going to mean major problems for some farmers as they try to sell and...

Over €8,000 of drugs and cash discovered following car seizure in Longford

Over €8000 worth of drugs and cash has been seized by gardai in Longford.Gardai discovered the €6000 worth of cocaine, and €2,300 in cash...

LISTEN: “Don’t panic” – HSE criticised for response to Ballinasloe nursing home hit by...

Anger is being expressed that a Ballinasloe Nursing home has been left without additional support from the HSE after a major outbreak of Covid...
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Ballinasloe Nursing Home appeals for help as majority of staff and residents test positive...

A nursing home in Ballinasloe is appealing to the HSE for immediate help after the majority of its staff and residents have tested positive...
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Pedestrian dies in collision near Strokestown this morning

A man has died after a collision near Scramgoue in Roscommon this morning.The collision occurred between a pedestrian in his 30s and a car...
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Gardai out in force to monitor movements as Level 5 restrictions come into effect

Gardaí are out in force nationwide this morning to enforce Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions.For the next six weeks people can't go more than five...

Granard barber looking forward to starting new business despite lockdown

A young Granard man who had hoped to be opening his own business in Longford town today says he's still optimistic he'll be operating...
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Kenny says bill to make plantations subject to planning permission still necessary

Local Sinn Fein TD Martin Kenny says his bill to make large forestry plantations subject to planning permission is still vital despite a new...

Roscommon records 16 new Covid cases in latest figures

The HPSC has been notified of 1,167 confirmed cases of Covid -19 as of midnight last night .It's also been notified of 3 additional...

Fears that local marts unable to cope with Covid Level 5 lockdown restrictions

Concern has been expressed that several marts in the Shannonside Northern Sound region will not be able to cope with Level 5 restrictions.The second...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...

Liam Flynn

Liam Flynn Creevaghbeg, Ballymahon, Co. Longford.Friday, October 23rd, peacefully in the excellent care of the staff at St Vincent’s University Hospital, surrounded by his loving...

Daniel (Danny) Sneyd

Daniel (Danny) Sneyd Stradermot, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim and formerly of Elphin, Co. Roscommon and Tallaght, Dublin. Thursday, October 22nd, tragically following an accident.Sadly missed by his...
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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: