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Brexit could affect car sales in Shannonside Region

Uncertainty surrounding Brexit could affect car sales in the Shannonside Region.That's according to Brian Cooke who is the Deputy Director General at the Society...

“We don’t have the amenities” – Confused Ballaghaderreen locals react to Syrian refugees plan

Locals have expressed their surprise that up to 80 Syrian refugees will be locating to Ballaghaderreen in the coming weeks.It was announced on Thursday...

LISTEN: Syrian refugees expected to arrive in Ballaghdereen by March

The Department of Justice says 80 refugees could be re-located to a Ballaghadereen by the end of March.The Department has decided to house the...

Senior official confirms capacity for up to 200 refugees in Ballaghaderreen

A senior government official has confirmed to Roscommon County council that there is capacity for up to 200 people at the Abbeyfield Hotel in...

Ballaghaderreen hotel to house 80 Syrian refugees

A disused hotel in Roscommon will accommodate 80 Syrian refugees for the next two years. The relocated asylum seekers will be housed in the Abbeyfield...
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Denis Naughten released from hospital after accident

Roscommon Galway TD and Minister Denis Naughten has been discharged from University Hospital Galway today.He'd been having further tests at the Galway hospital after...

Irish Cancer Society defends controversial ‘Get Cancer’ ad

An Irish Cancer Society official from Roscommon is strongly defending its controversial publicity campaign.In an attempt to highlight the increasing prevalence of the illness,...

Shannonside TDs offer contrasting views on how to solve hospital trolley crisis

A Shannonside TD has called for the head of the HSE Tony O'Brien to resign over the escalation in the number of people waiting...

Roscommon cancer campaigner critical of new publicity campaign

A cancer campaigner in Roscommon is strongly criticising the Irish Cancer Society's controversial publicity campaign and is calling on them to change it.The society...

Lawyer fees of €92,000 for Fr Molloy probe

The Justice Minister has revealed that a senior counsel was paid more than €92,000 for carrying out a review of Roscommon priest Niall Molloy's...

Carrick Fight Back To Lift Leitrim Hurling Title

Carrick Hurling retained the Leitrim senior hurling title but had to fight back to see of Manor Hamilton at Avantcard Pairc Sean MacDiarmada.Extra-time was...

Clonguish book Leinster Hurling Quarter-Final Spot

Clonguish Gaels marched into the quarter-finals of the Longford junior hurling championship when they beat Wicklow's Barndarrig 5-11 to 2-6 at Glennon Brothers Pearse...

GAA Introduce Tier 2 Football Championship

The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship will have two tiers from next summer.Three quarters of delegates backed a Central Council motion at Congress to introduce...

Anne Cullen (nee Moran)

Anne Cullen (nee Moran) Clonbrusk, Coosan Point Road, Athlone. Saturday, October 19th, peacefully. Predeceased by her beloved brother Mattie. Sadly missed by her loving husband Charles, her...

Mary Kilmartin (nee Feeney)

Mary Kilmartin (nee Feeney) Silver Quay, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Friday, October 18th, peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her Mam Bridie and Dad...

Bernard (Bernie) McGann

Bernard (Bernie) McGann Frenchlawn, Ballintubber, Co.Roscommon. Friday, October 18th, peacefully at Roscommon University Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his wife Therese. Deeply regretted by...

PODCAST: Lively debate on the JF show Friday panel

It was another case of lively debate in the Shannonside studios today when Joe Finnegan was joined by Fine Gael MEP Maria Walsh, Sinn...

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...