On-Air Now

  • shannon-default
    Sunday Sports with Benny O’Brien

Roscommon

refugees

Roscommon businessman says government should have almost nothing to do with accommodating refugees

A Ballaghaderreen businessman and community activist claims the Department of Justice should have almost nothing to do with accommodating refugees and asylum seekers.The Minister...

Frequent outages and vicious dogs among complaints to ESB from local customers this year

Meter readings not being taken, frequent outages, and a loss of power the day of a wake in Leitrim were among the over 40...
transferred

Health Minister hears three patients transferred from Rosalie psychiatric unit have passed away

The Health Minister has heard that three patients transferred from the Rosalie psychiatric facility in Castlerea have died.Sinn Fein Health Spokesperson, Louise O' Reilly,...

Castlerea Gardai issue warning to be on lookout for ‘bogus traders’

Garda in Castlerea have issued an appeal to homeowners to be wary of 'bogus callers' who have been reported in the area recently.Complaints have...

PODCAST: Let’s Talk to Elphin Day Care Centre

Let's Talk has been out to meet the staff and participants in activities at Elphin Day Care Centre. It's ahead of fundraiser Tractor Run...

Roscommon senator calls for special debate on new programme of de-centralisation

A Roscommon senator has called for a debate about a new programme of de-centralisation which could see more government offices re-located to the Shannonside...

Three weather warnings issued by Met Eireann ahead of Storm Lorenzo

Three weather warnings have been issued by Met Eireann ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Lorenzo.A status orange wind warning is in place for...

Decrease in number of homeless people in Roscommon and Longford during August

Longford and Roscommon both recorded a decrease in the number of people who presented as homeless in August compared to July. New figures published...
refurbishment

Cell block at Roscommon Garda Station to be refurbished

The Office of Public Works has confirmed the cell block at Roscommon Garda Station will undergo a significant refurbishment.The works will be carried out...

Special ‘Beef Plan’ meeting in Roscommon tonight to discuss new producers group

Farmers seeking more information on the Irish producers' organisation are urged to attend a public meeting in Roscommon tonight.The Beefplan Movement  are hosting an...

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...