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Man due in court in connection with large Leitrim cannabis seizure

A man is due to appear at Harristown court this morning charged with the cultivation of cannabis at a growhouse in Leitrim last month.31-year-old...

Seven new Gardai to arrive in Athlone today

Athlone Garda station is set for a major boost today with the arrival of 7 new gardai.The seven who come from Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo,...

Appeal for missing Glenamaddy man

The family of a missing east Galway man have appealed for his safe return.UK police have confirmed that Glenamaddy's Anthony O'Brien, who is 24,...

Hundreds of Aughavas residents make case for retention of local post office

It's hoped An Post will look favourably on the high levels of submissions from people in the greater Aughavas community of Leitrim to retain...

Vigil takes place at Sligo and Galway hospitals calling for increased investment

A vigil will take place outside Sligo and Galway hospitals this evening calling for increased investment in front line health services.The ''Still Waiting Health...

Senator raises Leitrim accident’s ‘good Samaritan’ insurance issue

Motor insurance companies need to be brought to task about the recent incident involving a good Samaritan deed at a Leitrim accident.That's according to...

Roscommon and Leitrim councillors paid over €1million in 2016

New figures show that councillors in Roscommon and Leitrim were paid more than €1 million in salaries, allowances and expenses last year.Councillors in Roscommon...

Burke refuses to be drawn on Enda Kenny’s future as Taoiseach

Longford-Westmeath Fine Gael Deputy Peter Burke is refusing to be drawn on whether he thinks Enda Kenny should be forced to name the day...
Internet

Ibec study claims Roscommon’s broadband is the worst in Ireland

A new study published today shows that Roscommon is the county that has the worst high-speed broadband in the country.According to Ibec's Local Economic...

New day care centre planned for Carrick-on-Shannon

Planning permission is being sought for a day care centre to be developed in Carrick-on-Shannon.Margaret Lunney has asked Roscommon County Council to allow her...

Oran And Tulsk Set For Roscommon Intermediate Final

Oran and Tulsk contest this year’s Mulryan construction Roscommon Intermediate final with both camps playing up to the underdog tag.“It’s no secret that our...

Longford To Vote Against Tier-2 Proposal

Longford county board will vote against this weekend’s GAA Central Council to introduce a tier-2 All-Ireland football championship.Longford a long-time supporter of a football...

Henshaw Moves To Centre For New Zealand

Rob Kearney, Peter O'Mahony and Garry Ringrose will return for Ireland's Rugby World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand in Tokyo on Saturday.Robbie Henshaw moves...

Elizabeth (Lily) Diamond (nee Charters).

Elizabeth (Lily) Diamond (nee Charters). Mountnorris, Newcastle, Co. Down and formerly Lisanagh, Edgeworthsown, Co. Longford. Thursday, 17th October. Peacefully at Daisy Hill Hopital, Newry. Dearly beloved wife of...

Charles Thompson.

Charles Thompson. Williamstown, Finea, Co. Westmeath. Wednesday, 16th, October, suddenly at Beaumount Hospital, Dublin, surrounded by his loving family. Reposing at his home Friday...

Julie O’Donohoe announced as Green Party candidate for Roscommon Galway

The Green Party has announced its candidate to run in an upcoming general election in Roscommon Galway.Julie O'Donohoe has been selected to represent the...

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...