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Bird Flu has reached Ireland

The Department of Agriculture has confirmed the H5N8 strain of avian flu has been identified in a wild duck in County Wexford.There's very little...

Taoiseach open to Denis Naughten returning to Fine Gael

The Taoiseach's left the door open for a return to the Fine Gael fold for Denis Naughten.Mr Naughten who now sits in Cabinet as...

Three dead animals reportedly dumped in Roscommon last month

Roscommon County Council received 60 environment complaints last month, including alleged dumping of dead animals and household furniture.Documents released to Shannonside FM show there...

Portiuncula Hospital has highest number on trolleys locally today

Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe has the highest number of people on trolleys locally this afternoon.14 people are waiting for admission in the A&E or...

2,800 locally apply to have property tax payments deferred

Over 2,800 people have applied to have the property tax deferred due to income threshold in the Shannonside Northern Sound region.Figures released by the...

Increase in grain yields locally in 2016

There was an increase in the grain yield in local counties this year.Figures from Teagasc show 12,300 (12,292) tonnes of grain were grown in...

Increase in the number of Civil Servants working locally since 2006

There's been an increase in the number of Civil Servants employed in the Shannonside Northern Sound region over the past 10 years.The figures from...

Cavan has highest number of bomb squad call outs in the region

Cavan recorded the highest number of call outs by the army's Explosive Ordinance Disposal team up to the middle of December out of all counties...

Roscommon business support plans to be launched in New Year

Details of plans to support start up businesses in Roscommon are expected to be unveiled early in the new year.Roscommon County Council has allocated...

It’s hoped that 2018 will bring progress in the rollout of broadband services in...

It's hoped that 2018 will bring significant progress in the rollout of fibre based broadband services in Roscommon town.The Chamber of Commerce has met...

Aoife O’Rourke Bows Out Of European Games

There was disappointment for Castlerea’s Aoife O’Rourke in her middleweight quarter-final bout at the European Games losing out to Great Britain’s Lauren Price.Price was...
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Roscommon Under-20 Score Victory Over Leitrim

Roscommon scored a remarkable victory over Leitirm in Avantacard Pairc Sean MacDiarmada as it took extra-time to separate the two neighbours.In the end it...

Dr.Hyde Park Highly Commended National Pitch Award

Dr. Hyde Park in Roscommon was award highly commended as Nowlan Park retained its crown as the best GAA inter-county pitch in the country...

Margaret (Peggy) Reynolds (nee Nally).

Margaret (Peggy) Reynolds (nee Nally). Stags Head, Ballinalee, Co. Longford and formerly of Ballymahon. Wednesday, 26th June 2019. Peacefully in the excellent care of the...

Plans for realignment of N55 between Ballymahon and Athlone revealed today

Plans for the realignment of the N55 between Athlone and Ballymahon were revealed to Westmeath councillors this afternoon.Shannonside News understand that the new road...

Michael Stokes

Michael Stokes 51 Springlawn, Longford. Tuesday, June 25th, at St James’ Hospital, Dublin. Sadly missed by his wife Mary. Reposing tomorrow (Thurs) in Connell’s Funeral Home, Church St,...