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A ten year wait expected for Carrick on Shannon bypass

It's likely to be another 10 years before Carrick on Shannon is bypassed.Carrick on Shannon Chamber of Commerce says while businesses made a very...
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Shannonside auctioneers say rent increase cap should be piloted in cities first

Auctioneers in the Shannonside region say that it's too soon to introduce a cap on rent increases in regional towns.Fianna Fail is challenging Fine...

Man to be sentenced next week over online harassment of Roscommon woman

A 30-year-old man will be sentenced next week in relation to the harassment of a young Roscommon woman.Roscommon Circuit Court heard yesterday that Alan...

Over €2,000 worth of items stolen in two separate robberies in Athlone

More than €2,200's worth of items were robbed in two burglaries in Athlone yesterday.Thieves raided two unoccupied houses in the Coosan area yesterday during...

Roscommon Council hopeful for progress on N5 Scramogue Ballaghderreen bypass

Roscommon County Council is hopeful that the Minister for Transport will prioritise progress on the Scramogue to Ballaghaderreen section of the N5 after meeting...

Motorists on N61 safer from today

A new section of the N61 between Boyle and Roscommon has been re-opened this morning after a project of several months to improve safety.The...

Motorists delight as N61 re-opens after €7million upgrade

Motorists between Tulsk and Boyle can expect reduced journey times from today as the N61 re-opens.The road has been closed since March with motorists...

Ballinasloe woman may get deported husband back home for Christmas

There are reports today that a deportation order lodged against Brazilian man Kleber Medeiros has been rescinded.His deportation became the subject of national attention...

SIPTU says government must support rural bus routes

SIPTU says the government will have to designate as public service obligations a number of bus routes through the Shannonside region.The union is against...

Emergency services attend fire at shop in Ballinasloe

Emergency services are attending the scene of a fire at Salmon's shop on Main Street in Ballinasloe this evening.It's understood the fire began around...

Podcast:Relive Mullinalaghta’s Leinster Triumph 2018

St Columba’s Mullinalaghta created history on the 9th of December 2018 by becoming the first Longford team to win the Leinster senior title.Mickey Grahams...

A Heroes Return; St Columba’s Mullinalaghta

St Columba's Mullinalaghta have returned home as heroes after claiming the Leinster Senior football title.The North Longford side saw off Kilmacud Crokes 1-08 to...

UK Based Conan Brady ‘Leeds’ The Way

It’s been a fairytale story for St Columba’s Mullinalaghta as the half-parish have claimed the Leinster Senior title with a 1-08 to 1-06 win...

Elizabeth (Lily) McWeeney (nee McWeeney)

Elizabeth (Lily) McWeeney (nee McWeeney) Dromore, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.) Sunday, December, 9th peacefully in her 97th year at Abbey Haven, Nursing Home, Boyle. Pre-deceased...
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Damien Lynch

Damien Lynch. Gelsha, Ballinalee, Co. Longford and formerly of Gortinty, Aughamore, Co. Leitrim. Friday, December, 7th suddenly at his home in Gortinty, in his 25th year. Damien...

Mary Mc Dermott (nee Quinn)

Mary Mc Dermott (nee Quinn) 12 Hanly Ave, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Sunday, 9th December peacefully at the I.C.U department Sligo University Hospital. Deeply regretted by her...

RECIPE: Christmas Cookery with Gearóid Lynch & JF – Monday 3rd Dec 2018

The Christmas Cookery Corner was in full swing again today on the Joe Finnegan Show - you can listen back to the piece with...

PODCAST: Should Sinn Féin finally take its Westminster seats?

Sinn Féin is coming under pressure to take its seats in the House of Commons to help to get the Brexit vote through.But...

PODCAST: JF Show weekly panel

Brexit, the Castleblayney tragedy, the broadband saga and sex-offenders legislation: these were some of the topics discussed on today's Joe Finnegan Show panel.They...