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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...

Man in his 40s taken from river in Boyle following dramatic rescue

A man in his 40s has been taken to hospital after a dramatic river rescue in Boyle this afternoon. It's understood the alarm was...

BREAKING: Strokestown family given month to leave property after KBC wins High Court case

The Co Roscommon family whose farm was the centre of a controversial eviction last year have been given a month to vacate their home....
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Shannonside TD says protesters who chained their necks to Dáil gates went too far

A Shannonside TD says environmental protesters went a step too far in their protest outside Dáil last night.Five extinction rebellion protesters used bicycle locks...

High Court ruling expected on contoversial Roscommon eviction case

The High Court will rule today on KBC bank's application for an injunction requiring the family at the centre of a controversial eviction in...

A new report has revealed that it rained for 62% of the time last...

Over all there were 226 days with rain in the county.The report from Met Eireann has shown that the weather station at Mount...

Longford To Vote Against Tier-2 Proposal

Longford county board will vote against this weekend’s GAA Central Council to introduce a tier-2 All-Ireland football championship.Longford a long-time supporter of a football...

Henshaw Moves To Centre For New Zealand

Rob Kearney, Peter O'Mahony and Garry Ringrose will return for Ireland's Rugby World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand in Tokyo on Saturday.Robbie Henshaw moves...

Buccs Host Ballymena On Saturday

Buccaneers and Ballymena, the two clubs relegated from 1B last season, square up in the Energia All-Ireland League at Dubarry Park on Saturday at...

Elizabeth (Lily) Diamond (nee Charters).

Elizabeth (Lily) Diamond (nee Charters). Mountnorris, Newcastle, Co. Down and formerly Lisanagh, Edgeworthsown, Co. Longford. Thursday, 17th October. Peacefully at Daisy Hill Hopital, Newry. Dearly beloved wife of...

Charles Thompson.

Charles Thompson. Williamstown, Finea, Co. Westmeath. Wednesday, 16th, October, suddenly at Beaumount Hospital, Dublin, surrounded by his loving family. Reposing at his home Friday...

Julie O’Donohoe announced as Green Party candidate for Roscommon Galway

The Green Party has announced its candidate to run in an upcoming general election in Roscommon Galway.Julie O'Donohoe has been selected to represent the...

PODCAST: “…Mouth like a Lough Erne pike” – the region’s favourite Irish sayings

The Joe Finnegan show decided to talk about our favourite  Irish sayings this week following on from a recent Irish Times article by Journalist...

Sportsbeat – Monday October 14

On a busy weekend for Sports weekend get all the reaction from the County finals in the region.Reaction from Glencar Manor Hamilton’s win over...

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...