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Nearly €900,000 for Leitrim housing ‘voids’

Leitrim County Council has been allocated over €880,000 to restore void or derelict houses. The voids programme, which commenced in 2014, provides funding support...

Longford teacher calls on Minister to avert strike

A Longford teacher is calling on Education Minister Richard Bruton to compromise in an effort to avert tomorrow’s strike. Anna Kavanagh, from Legan, has...

More Garda departures than new recruits in Shannonside region

New figures show there have been more departures than new recruits in the gardaí in the Shannonside region since 2015. Twenty-one officers have left...

O’Rourke in moving tribute to Ann Lenihan

Former Fianna Fáil politician Mary O’Rourke has been paying tribute today to her sister-in-law Ann Lenihan, who died yesterday at the age of 79....

File to DPP over Boyle drugs seizure

A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to a major drugs seizure near Boyle. Gardaí searched a house...

Roscommon County Council urges CFRAM plans to consider dredging

Roscommon County Council has raised issues from dredging to individual property protection as part of its submission to the CFRAM study. Engineers have asked...

Verdict to be delivered in case of Longford man accused of making bomb threats

The verdict is due to be given today in the case involving the Longford man who is accused of making bomb threats during the...

Planning permission sought for distillery in Lanesboro

An application for a distillery to be built in Lanesboro has been lodged with Longford County Council. A company, called Blacksmith Ventures Limited, intends...

Tributes to mother of late Brian Lenihan who has died aged 79

The wife of the late Brian Lenihan senior has passed away aged 79. Ann Lenihan, nee Devine, was the mother of six children, including...

Castlerea car-crash victim named

The 87-year-old woman who died after a collision in Castlerea has been named as Mary Hill, from Listubit, Ballymahon. On Sunday, her car veered...

Longford Town 1 Athlone Town 0

Sam Verdon hit the net in 69th minute to give Longford Town a one nil win in the Midlands derby away to Athlone Town...

Jonathan Walters Retires from International Team

Jonathan Walters has announced his retirement from football.The 54-times capped Republic of Ireland international has been forced to call time on his career due...

Creggs Looking to End 26 Year Wait

Creggs Rugby club play Connemara in the Connacht Junior Cup Final this Sunday at 3pm in the Sportsgrounds in Galway.Creggs will be hoping to...

Ann (Nan) Mulvey (nee Moran)

Ann (Nan) Mulvey (nee Moran) Drumderrig Nursing Home, Boyle and late of Cryanstown, Knockvicar, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Friday, March 22nd, suddenly at Sligo University...

Michael Mc Dermottroe

Michael Mc Dermottroe Felton, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully at the Plunkett Community Nursing Unit, Boyle. Sadly missed by his wife Celine, son David, daughters...

Alex McHutcheon

Alex McHutcheon, Fallon Avenue, Roscommon and formerly of The Kilbride Inn, Tully, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, March 21st at Mullingar General Hospital. Predeceased by his...

PODCAST: JF Show weekly panel

Today's weekly panel discussion on the Joe Finnegan Show involved Sheila Reilly, the head of digital with Iconic Media, along with well-known broadcaster Noel...

LISTEN BACK: Rooskey Reacts as Minister caves on Direct Provision Centre

After the news team on Shannonside Northern Sound broke the story this morning that the Direct Provision Centre planned for Rooskey would not now...