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Derrane developer appeals against wind farm planning rejection

An appeal has been lodged with An Bord Pleanála relating to a small wind farm planned for near Roscommon town.In 2011, Peter Gillooly, of...

Local paramedic warns ambulance strikes will continue

A local paramedic has warned the HSE that the ambulance strike will go on for as long as necessary.About 500 workers belonging to the...

Two still in custody over Clonown drugs seizure

Two people are still being questioned at Athlone garda station this morning in connection with yesterday's major drugs seizure near Clonown.The man and woman...

Complaints of dead animals dumped in Roscommon

Roscommon County Council received complaints relating to eight dead animals dumped last month.It also received reports of buggies and mattresses discarded in the...

Local projects get multi-million euro Rural Regeneration Fund boost

Funding has been announced this afternoon under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund.Edgeworthstown is to get €1.26 million towards the construction of a library...

Athlone gardai: €700,000 drugs seizure is “a significant breakthrough”

Gardai are describing this morning's drugs seizure in Co Roscommon as a significant breakthrough.A quantity of drugs believed to be cocaine with a street...

Gardaí seize €700,000’s worth of cocaine near Athlone

About €700,000's worth of cocaine has been seized in south Roscommon.The huge drugs bust took place at Clonown, near Athlone, at 7am today....

Leitrim and Roscommon commercial vacancy rates in top 5

Leitrim and Roscommon have two of the highest vacancy rates for commercial properties in the country.New figures show that Leitrim has the second highest...

Financial services company founded by Roscommon woman secures injunction against EBS

A financial services company founded by a Roscommon woman has secured a High Court injunction preventing EBS from terminating an agency agreement to operate...

Rates office urged to inform councils of new certificates

The rates valuation office is being urged to immediately inform local authorities of its revised valuations to businesses.It's emerged that businesses who successfully appealed...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 18th February 2019

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening on Shannonside Northern Sound FM between eight and nine pm.On this edition of the show on...

Last Gasp Armagh Try Downs Buccaneers

City of Armagh snatched a 32-27 victory over Buccaneers with a last agasp try in their All-Ireland League Division 1B game played in front...

Longford Start Leinster Minor Championship With Victory

Longford got their 2019 Leinster minor championship campaign off to a winning start with a four pointi victory over Laois.Laois were 3-4 to 2-5...

Oliver Doonan

Oliver Doonan, Cloodrumman-mór, Fenagh, Leitrim. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife Eileen and son Martin, brothers Pat Joe (Gowel) Micheál and Kevin...

Kathleen Byrne (nee Macken)

Kathleen Byrne (nee Macken), Abbeylands, Ballynacargy, Co. Westmeath. Monday, February 18th peacefully at her sons residence. Pre-deceased by her husband Charlie. Reposing at her son's...

Terence Lawrence.

Terence Lawrence. Church View Drive, Drumlish, Co. Longford and late of Walsall, West Midlands, England. Sunday, February, 17th Reposing at his residence today (Mon) from five...

Podcast; The This Week Show 17th February 2019

The This Week Show with Kevin McDermott is a look back on the week that was on Shannonside Northern Sound FM.On the Show this...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 18th February 2019

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening on Shannonside Northern Sound FM between eight and nine pm.On this edition of the show on...

RECIPE: Chef Sham from The Cottage, Jamestown on The JF Cookery Corner

  The Cookery Corner on The Joe Finnegan Show on Shannonside Northern Sound has a new chef! Every two weeks, Chef Sham Hanifa from the...