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Talk of lay-offs in Athleague and Edgeworthstown as beef protests continue

Up to 100 workers who are involved in packaging of products at C&D in Edgeworthstown in Longford are in a meeting this lunchtime...

Up to 2,500 submissions made on waste transfer application in Ballinasloe

Almost two and a half thousand submissions have been lodged with Galway council against a proposal to establish a waste transfer facility in Ballinasloe.A...
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Spate of burglaries in Kiltoom and Hill of Berries near Athlone

Gardaí in Athlone are investigating a spate of burglaries in the Kiltoom and Hill of Berries areas in the last week to ten days.A...

Today is deadline for submission on Ballinasloe waste proposal

Today is the closing date for submission against the waste facility planned for Ballinasloe town.It's understood an office manned by volunteers in the town...
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Organisers of Strokestown Show to discuss incident involving beef protesters

The organisers of the Strokestown Show say they are meeting to discuss an incident involving people involved in beef protests on Saturday.Shannonside News understands...

The Edmund Rice Centre at the CBS in Roscommon has received their Guinness World...

The Edmund Rice Centre at the CBS in Roscommon has received their Guinness World Records certificate for the largest awareness ribbon in the world.The...

Roscommon urology pilot scheme to become national policy

A rapid access service for urology patients in the west, developed at Roscommon University Hospital is to become a model for the rest of...

Number of homeowners in mortgage arrears above national average in Shannononside region

Over 900 homeowners across the Shannonside region are in mortgage arrears according to a financial advice group.According to figures obtained by Mortgage to Rent...

Concerns raised over length of time Castlerea road closed

There are calls for Transport Infrastructure Ireland to reconsider the closure of the N60 Roscommon to Castlerea road for six weeks.The road is...
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Mental health professionals will only return from abroad if pay restored, says Castlerea GP

A Castlerea GP says restoring pay and better terms and conditions are the only way that mental health professionals will return from abroad to...

Ireland Team To Face Scotland Named

Robbie Henshaw has been left out of the Irish team to face Scotland in the opening game of the Rugby World Cup in Yokohama,...

Longford Town Wrap-Up League With Cobh Visit

Longford Town travel south for their final league game of the season against Cobh Ramblers at Saint Colman’s Park this Saturday evening kick-off is...

Ellen Murphy Signs For Gloucester-Hartpury Women

Dromard’s Ellen Murphy has made the move cross-channel and signed for English Premier Division side Gloucester-Hartpury women.Ireland international Murphy made her international debut in...

Margaret Rooney (née Callaghan)

Margaret Rooney (née Callaghan) Abbeyshrule, Co Longford. Thursday, 19th September 2019. Peacefully at her residence in the loving care of her son Peter....

Bernadette ( Bernie) Duffy, nee Hill.

Bernadette ( Bernie) Duffy, nee Hill. Fyhora, Moyne, Co. Longford N39 PT32 Late of Stragella, Co. Cavan. Friday, 20th September. Peacefully at home...

James Patrick Hagan

James Patrick Hagan. Rhyne, Killoe, Co. Longford. Thursday, 19th September peacefully in St. Joseph's Hospital, Dublin Rd, Longford, surrounded by his loving family. He is...

Podcast: Paul Fitzpatrick Chats about his Charlie Gallagher Biography

Cavan’s Charlie Gallagher was the George Best of Gaelic football in the swinging sixties — good looking, talented and worshipped by GAA fans all...

What Makes A Leader?

Michael Moriarity is a former General Secretary of Education and Training Boards Ireland  and he has written his first book “Every leader’s reality guide”The...

Minister Creed Talks to the JF Show

Minister Michael Creed has said that he is aware of the complexity of the ongoing beef dispute, but that there is a real danger...