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Planning refused for apartment near Carrick hotel

The managing director of the Bush Hotel in Carrick-on-Shannon has been refused planning permission to create a one-bedroom apartment beside the premises.Leitrim County Council...

Two people arrested on suspicion of having stolen property

Gardaí in Mohill have arrested two people on suspicion of having stolen property.Last night, at around 9pm, gardaí stopped a vehicle in the Bornacoola...

TriAthlone receives major cash boost from local council

One of the region's biggest sporting events has been given a cash boost of €8,000 by councilllors in Athlone.TriAthlone which is one of the...

Longford Council asked to identify site for possible skate park

It's hoped that Longford County Council will help progress plans for a new skate park development in the town in the coming months.Councilor Micheal...
Mother Teresa

Relic of Mother Teresa to arrive in Athlone this weekend

A first class relic of St Teresa of Calcutta is to arrive in Athlone tomorrow.Mother Teresa, who was canonised by Pope Francis last year,...

Shane Ross calls for review of appointment process for Maire Whelan

An independent member of cabinet has called for a review of plans to make the former Attorney General a judge - just as the...

Monksland Town Team hope new heritage boards will revive historical interest

It's hoped a series of new information boards can help drive interest in exploring the heritage of one of the Shannonside region's most history-filled...
Murder

Former GAA caretaker to re-appear in court in September charged with alleged sex abuse

A former caretaker at a Midlands G.A.A. grounds has been remanded on bail after being charged with over 140 offences relating to child sexual...
Castlerea Swimming pool

Castlerea swimming pool vandalism described as ‘thuggery’

The vandalism that has temporarily closed Castlerea Swimming Pool has been slammed.The outdoor heated facility opened for the summer season only on Wednesday, but...

PODCAST: Minister Heather Humphreys discusses her new job

Monaghan Minister Heather Humphreys has denied claims that she’s received a demotion.She’s held the role of Minister for Culture since 2014 which was updated...
Longford RFC

Longford Rugby Club Notes – February 19

Longford Senior Men completed Stage 3 of ‘Operation Promotion Playoff’ in the mud and wind at CPL Park on Sunday in securing a bonus...
Rugby

Longford Women Grind Out Draw in Dublin’s Wind and Rain.

Longford Women secured a 10 points a piece draw with Wanderers in the Dublin wind and rain on Sunday.Longford immediately applied lots of pressure...
Buccaneers

Buccaneers Club Notes – 18 February

Buccaneers J1’s are also in search of precious points as they square up to fellow strugglers Sligo in their Connacht Junior 1A clash that...

Joseph (JOE) O’Connor

Joseph (JOE) O’Connor. Lisnaria, Roscommon. Wednesday, February 19th, peacefully, in the attentive care of the staff at Portiuncula University Hospital, after a long illness...

Jimmy Lennon.

Jimmy Lennon. ...

Hughie McEnerny.

Hughie McEnerny. Marion Avenue, Ballymahon and late of Moynagh, Finea and Ferriskill, Granard. Tuesday 18th February. Peacefully in the loving care of the staff at...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 17th February

On Sportsbeat this WeekKevin McDermott spoke about mens football,ladies football, Soccer and horse racingTake a listen here

Podcast: Sportsbeat 17th February

On Sportsbeat this WeekKevin McDermott spoke about mens football,ladies football, Soccer and horse racingTake a listen here

Podcast: Kevin Boxer Moran

Kevin Boxer Moran spoke to the Joe Finnegan Show this morning about flooding.Take a listen here: