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Foróige

Two Shannonside women graduate from Foróige Leadership programme

Two young women from the Shannonside region have recently graduated from a special leadership programme run by youth organization Foroige.Abbie Moloney from Longford and...
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Train strikes to go ahead as unions vote for industrial action

Train strikes are going ahead - after unions and management at Irish Rail failed to reach a deal on pay.Members of SIPTU and the...
housing

REVEALED: 113 people on Roscommon social housing list for more than three years

New figures show 113 people have been on the waiting list for social housing in Roscommon for more than three years.Details released to Shannonside...
Sewerage

Leitrim Council admits trial sewerage scheme may never become permanent

Leitrim County Council has insisted the controversial sewerage treatment systems on trial may not become permanent.There were concerns this week that people looking to...

Shannonside TD calls for criminal investigation into tracker mortgage scandal

A Shannonside TD, who is a member of the Oireachtas finance committee, had called for a criminal investigation into the tracker mortgage scandal.This week...
Water levels

No major rise in Shannon water levels this week ahead of Storm Ophelia

The River Shannon has shown a slight increase in its water level across this region as Ireland gets ready for Storm Brian.According to figures...
Speeding

Roscommon drivers praised as none caught speeding during Slow Down day

Gardai have praised drivers passing through a checkpoint in Roscommon today for observing the speed limit.Gardaí and GoSafe between 7am and 8.30am monitored the...
Cannabis

Revenue reveals drugs found in latest Longford raid smuggled from Spain

The Revenue Commissioners has revealed that drugs found in a search of a house in Edgewortshtown this week originated in Spain.A man in his...
Bravery

Leitrim man to receive bravery award after stopping fire at petrol station

15 people will be honoured for their bravery today.The National Bravery Awards were established in 1947 to recognise heroic acts by the State.Mark O'Hara...
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HSE says good progress made on new €11m Sligo University Hospital mental health unit

The HSE says significant progress has been made on the €11-million mental-health unit to be built at Sligo University Hospital.Planning permission has been granted...
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Longford Town Restart Against UCD

Longford Town will restart their SSE Airtricity League first division campaign with a trip to UCD on Friday July 31.The FAI have released a...
FAI-Cup

Longford Town Travel To Cork City In FAI Cup

Longford Town will travel to Cork City and a meeting with former boss Neale Fenn in the first round of the FAI Cup.Neale Fenn...
St. Brigids

St Brigids Club Notes Weekending July 12

St Brigid's Club Notes week-ending July 12thReturn to playAll of our teams are now back in action with many involved in challenge games at...

Isobella (Bella) Elizabeth Coyle (nee Cronogue)

Isobella (Bella) Elizabeth Coyle (nee Cronogue) Parnell row, Granard, Co. Longford. Predeceased by her husband Joe, daughter in law, Dympna Coyle. RIP. Deeply regretted and...

Dennis (Denny) Lynch

Dennis (Denny) Lynch, Cnoc an Tobhair, Arigna, Co. Roscommon. July 12th 2020. Suddenly at his home, surrounded by his family. Sadly missed and remembered...

Anna Crowe (nee Turbett)

Anna Crowe (nee Turbett ) New Haven Connecticut America and formerly of Corlasko kilnagross ,Carrick on Shannon , Co Leitrim. Sadly missed...

Eoin Hand Pays Tribute To The Late Jack Charlton

Former Republic of Ireland manager Eoin Hand has paid tribute to his successor as Ireland manager Jack Charlton who has died at age 85.Hand...
Italian

Podcast: GAA Stories

PJ Cunningham has collaborated with the GAA to collect a book  of GAA grassroot stories.Joe Finnegan spoke to PJ, Dr Niall Moyna and Willie...
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Podcast: Frank McNally Talks About Jack Charlton

Irish Times Journalist Frank McNally from Carrickmacross spoke to the Joe Finnegan Show about the late great Jack Charlton.