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Syrian asylum-seekers arriving in Ballagh this morning

Seventy-two Syrian asylum seekers are due to arrive at the Abbeyfield Hotel Emergency Reception and Orientation Centre in Ballaghaderreen this morning at 11.30.Eighty refugees due to...

Weather alert issued for Shannonside region

Met Eireann has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice for tonight and much of tomorrow morning.Showers of snow are expected at...

Figures show Longford sent second highest number of people in Ireland to jail

Figures from the Irish prison service claim that Longford recorded the second highest number of people sent to jail in Ireland across 2014 and...
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Castlecoote residents to hear details of community led Coillte proposal tonight

Residents in the Castlecoote, Donamon, Creggs area of Roscommon will hear details tonight of a community led proposal put to Coillte for their lands in...

Syrians will feel ‘in prison in Ballaghaderreen’ –

A contributor to a new Pakistani newspaper claims sending Syrian asylum-seekers to Ballaghaderreen is like sending them to prison.Mohammed Aslam claims the town is...

Man jailed for eight years for manslaughter of woman he was having affair with

A man has been sentenced to 8 years in prison for the manslaughter of a woman he was having an affair with.Colm Deely of...

PODCAST: Controversy in Ballaghaderreen over new Pakistani newspaper

A contributor to a new Pakistani newspaper claims sending Syrian asylum-seekers to Ballaghaderreen is like sending them to prison.The first edition of Leader News,...

Carrick Councillor calls for immediate safety works at Cloonturk roundabout

A Carrick-on-Shannon councillor has called for urgent action to be taken to replace fence panels at one the biggest roundabouts on the N4Two serious...
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Relocation scheme to be limited – Boxer

Independent Alliance deputy Kevin Boxer Moran says a memo to be brought to Cabinet tomorrow about a voluntary relocation scheme for flood victims will...

Controversy over disabled parking in Longford

A taxi-driver has pleaded with Longford County Council for discretion after receiving a fine for parking illegally in the town recently.Paddy Boyle was fined...

Roscommon GAA Record Balance Sheet Increase

Roscommon GAA have recorded a marked upswing in their financial performance showing an increase in income from €1.6m in 2018 to €2.8m in 2019.Costs...

Podcast: David Harte Speaks to Sunday Sport

David Harte a two time world hockey goalkeeper of the year is seeking election to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Commission at Tokyo...

Cross Country Success For Ireland

Athletics Ireland's had its most successful European Cross-Country Championships. Four medals were won in Lisbon.The senior women's side took a silver medal for their combined...

Mary Finnerty.

Mary Finnerty. Milltown, Dublin and formerly of Pollalaher, Brideswell, Athlone, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, December 12th. Peacefully in the tender and loving care of the Management...

Rosaleen Casey (nee Geoghegan)

Rosaleen Casey (nee Geoghegan) Athlone Road, Moate and late of Elfeet, Newtowncashel, Co. Longford and Cornaher, Tyrellspass, Co. Westmeath. Wednesday, December 11th Reposing at...

Patrick (Pat) Begley

Patrick (Pat) Begley. Retreat Park, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Thursday, 12th December peacefully. Retired Irish Army. Predeceased by his beloved wife Kathleen and son Padraig. Sadly...

Podcast: GAA Presidential Candidate Mick Rock

GAA Presidential Candidate Mick Rock from Elphin in Roscommon joined Joe Finnegan in studio on Thursday morning.Take a listen to their wide-ranging conversation here:

Podcast: Catherine Corless

The Children's Minister says it could be late next year before excavation work can begin at the former Tuam Mother and Baby Home.The government...

Podcast; Old Moore’s Almanac

Famous for its predictions of future events, Old Moore’s Almanac is now 256 years old and remains a popular annual stocking filler.In recent years...