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TDs from the Shannonside region call for an extension to the slurry spreading deadline

Calls for an extension to the slurry spreading deadline are growing after weeks of difficult weather conditions.The ban took effect from today, but...

LISTEN: Teenage Boyle river rescuers describe saving man’s life as ‘surreal’

Two students who rescued a man from the river in Boyle say it was a case of act first and think later.Patrick Orols who...

Just two Shannonside maternity hospitals provide abortion services

Just two maternity hospitals in the Shannonside region are providing full abortion services, despite the new law coming into effect in January.Currently, Sligo...
mental health

Roscommon mental health hub “very poorly staffed” according to recent report

Just three nurses provide mental health services in the Galway/Roscommon rehabilitation team, despite government policy recommending a minimum of thirty in a region of...

A Roscommon woman has received an award for her Contribution to Culture

Roscommon designer Úna Burke has won a 2019 Limerick Institute of Technology Alumni Award.The Knockvicker native received her award for her Contribution to Culture.Leaving...
criminal damage

Donegal man due in court for alleged criminal damage in Boyle

A man is due in court in Donegal this afternoon in connection with an incident of alleged criminal damage in Boyle on Sunday afternoon.Gardai...

Father Michael Duignan ordained as the new Bishop of Clonfert

The Bishop of Clonfert says he is looking forward to doing something beautiful for the diocese with the people of the diocese.Bealnamulla native, Father...

Status yellow rain warning in place for Shannonside region until midnight

Met Eireann is warning of heavy rain and possible flooding for 18 counties today.The forecaster has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for all...

A Roscommon vintage and antique shop are stressing the importance of upcycling old furniture

The owners of a Roscommon vintage and antique shop are stressing the importance of reusing and upcycling old furniture.The owners of Rummage in...

A 150 year old cottage in Leitrim has been awarded a prestigious prize by...

A cottage in Leitrim has been awarded a special prize by the Irish Georgian Society.The Swiss cottage located south of Mohill was awarded...

Longford Town Review October 13

Longford Town's SSE Airtricity League first division promotion campaign came to an end on Friday night after a penalty shoot-out defeat to Cabinteely.Aaron Dobbs had...

Roscommon Club Fixtures Weekending October 20

Roscommon club fixtures weekending October 20Tuesday October 15King and Moffatt Building Services Junior B FC Quarter FinalKilbride v Strokestown - Kilbride GAA Park -...

World Cup Over For Bundee Aki

Ireland centre Bundee Aki has been banned for three matches, meaning he will not play again at this Rugby World Cup.The centre received a...

Patrick (Paddy) Morahan

Patrick (Paddy) Morahan. Ardcarne and formerly of Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Tuesday, October, 15th Peacefully at Drumderrig nursing home, Boyle. Funeral will arrive to St....

Sister Josephine BREEN

Sister Josephine BREEN Sisters of Mercy Sligo and San Diego, California and formerly of Carnamadda, Lecarrow, Roscommon. 7th September, peacefully in Nazareth House, San Diego. Sr....

Richie Kenny

Richie Kenny. 62 Teffia Park, Longford and formerly of Foigha, Kenagh, Co. Longford. Richie died peacefully on Monday, 14th October 2019 in St. Joseph's Hospital, Dublin...

Longford Town Review October 13

Longford Town's SSE Airtricity League first division promotion campaign came to an end on Friday night after a penalty shoot-out defeat to Cabinteely.Aaron Dobbs had...

Podcast: Joe McDonagh Talks to the JF Show About Longford Plaza Project

The founder and owner of Supermacs says he's disappointed with the decision of Bord Pleanala to reject the company's application for a development on...

Podcast: Alice Taylor

Renowned author Alice Taylor chats to Joe Finnegan about her new book and about turning eighty.Take a listen here: