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No major rise in Shannon water levels this week ahead of Storm Ophelia

The River Shannon has shown a slight increase in its water level across this region as Ireland gets ready for Storm Brian.According to figures...
Speeding

Roscommon drivers praised as none caught speeding during Slow Down day

Gardai have praised drivers passing through a checkpoint in Roscommon today for observing the speed limit.Gardaí and GoSafe between 7am and 8.30am monitored the...
Cannabis

Revenue reveals drugs found in latest Longford raid smuggled from Spain

The Revenue Commissioners has revealed that drugs found in a search of a house in Edgewortshtown this week originated in Spain.A man in his...
Bravery

Leitrim man to receive bravery award after stopping fire at petrol station

15 people will be honoured for their bravery today.The National Bravery Awards were established in 1947 to recognise heroic acts by the State.Mark O'Hara...
Forum

HSE says good progress made on new €11m Sligo University Hospital mental health unit

The HSE says significant progress has been made on the €11-million mental-health unit to be built at Sligo University Hospital.Planning permission has been granted...
Speed sign

Two Shannonside roads to be targeted by Gardai in Slow Down day

Shannonside motorists will be targeted by gardai today as part of Operation Slow Down day.Speeding checkpoints are being mounted across the country including in this...
Garda

Three people remain in custody over €120k Edgeworthstown drugs seizure

Three people remain in custody this morning in connection with a major drugs seizure in Longford yesterday.Six kilos of cannabis and a small amount...

LISTEN: Boyle looks set for another jobs boost

Vention Medical is one of the biggest employers in Boyle, currently employing 140 people.The company specialises in developing interventional and surgical technologies and single-use...

Three arrested after seizure of €125,000 worth of drugs in Edgeworthstown

Gardai have arrested three people and seized €125,000 of drugs following a co-ordinated series of raids in Edgeworthstown.Two women in their 20s and 50s...

LISTEN: Angry scenes outside court after Longford mosque assault convictions

There have been angry scenes outside Longford District  Court this afternoon following the conviction of four men for assault at a mosque in Longford.The...

Leinster Call On Tomane For Toulouse

Leo Cullen has handed Joe Tomane his first European Start for Leinster for Sunday’s difficult Heineken Champions Cup trip to Toulouse.Cullen has kept faith...

Blade Captains Connacht For Sale Encounter

Scrum-half Caolin Blade is set to captain Connacht for the first time as his side take on Sale in the European Challenge Cup on...

Column: Another Bad Cop For The Chop

Martin O’Neill attempts to draw on past experience for positives, but the bad cop, bad bad cop routine is at an end writes Dave...

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan Castleruby, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon Thursday October 18th, peacefully in his 89th year at University Hospital, Roscommon. Predeceased by his baby daughter Miriam. Deeply...

Laurence Dolan

Laurence Dolan Garryfliuch, Derradda, ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Laurence Dolan, Garryfliugh, Derradda, Corraleehan, Co. Leitrim Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Thursday 18th October He will...

Hugh (Hubie) McAuley

Hugh (Hubie) McAuley.Tullynamaltra, Corlough, Co. Cavan. Wednesday, October, 17th surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff at...

LISTEN: Lively debate on JF Show weekly panel

There were plenty of topics to debate on today's Joe Finnegan Show panel, such as Brexit, Denis Naughten's resignation as a minister and the...

LISTEN: Former Minister Denis Naughten shares details of Leo meeting

Following his shock resignation from the Cabinet table announced in Dáil Éireann yesterday, former Communications Minister Deputy Denis Naughten spoke live to The Joe...

PODCAST: Roscommon GAA apologises for overcharging cock-up

Roscommon GAA has been criticised for inadvertently overcharging some supporters to a recent championship match.A large number of those who attended the Roscommon...