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Local rural areas receive major broadband boost

Rural areas in the Shannonside region are to get a broadband boost with an announcement by Imagine today.The company is to bring high-speed broadband...

High Court proceedings against Tibohine energy plant

High Court proceedings have been taken against Roscommon County Council over the controversial waste-to-energy facility in Ballaghaderreen.Residents have been granted leave for a judicial...

Experts to look at any block to DNA gathering at Tuam home

Experts are looking at whether there's any legal block to gathering DNA from survivors of the Tuam Mother and Baby Home.Survivors want DNA collection...

Concerns over high voltage North Connacht project can be raised in Ballaghaderreen today

People seeking more information on a proposed high voltage electricity line from west Roscommon to Ballina are urged to meet with Eirgrid today.Last month,...

Maria Walsh says love of the west inspired her political ambition

Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh says he love of the west of Ireland and her interest in mental health issues are two of...

Eleven people homeless in Shannonside region over Christmas

Eleven people accessed homeless services in the Shannonside region over ChristmasAccording to new figures published by the Department of Housing, eight people in...

Nurses back to work at Shannonside facilities today as planned strikes suspended

The HSE says it will do everything it can to restore normal service following the suspension of this week's nurses strike. Outpatient appointments...

Broadband speed-injection for Shannonside towns

Roscommon-Galway TD Denis Naughten is welcoming an announcement from eir today that it intends to bring high-speed fibre broadband to towns with more than...

Thieves steal valuable machinery from Lecarrow yard

Roscommon gardaí are investigating the theft of a trailer and mini-digger from the council yard at Lecarrow, Co Roscommon.The machinery is believed to have...

Local TD’s online abuse revealed

A local Fianna Fáil TD has revealed the content of the abuse and online bullying he has received recently.Gardaí in Strokestown are investigating threatening...

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...