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New Offaly company to run Ballaghadereen refugee centre

A newly formed Offaly company has been awarded the contract for housing the refugees in the Abbeyfield hotel in Ballaghaderreen.In an email to local...

Longford could be pilot for new home grants scheme

It's hoped that Longford will be one of the pilot counties for a major home grants scheme aimed at revitalising small towns and villages.Shannonside...

Fourteen submissions made on Sligo Leitrim constituency

Three TDs from the Sligo-Leitrim constituency have lodged submissions calling for its boundary to be changed.A total of 14 people wrote to the Constituency...
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Enterprise Ireland claim 500 jobs in Shannonside region last year

Enterprise Ireland claims it created over 500 jobs in the Shannonside region in 2016.The Government agency revealed the figures in its annual report which...

Major announcement on Brexit later today

Theresa May's ruling out any deal that leaves the UK 'half in, half out' of the EU.In a major speech later she's expected to...

Financial incentive to repopulate rural communities

Cabinet ministers will discuss plans to lure people back to live in rural communities today.It's reported one proposal would see househunters given grants to...

Marc MacSharry biggest spender in Sligo Leitrim election

The Sinn Fein party contributed just €3,000 to TD Martin Kenny's successful election campaign last year.According to figures released by SIPO, Fianna fail Marc...

SIPTU hits back at Roscommon Council management

Siptu is claiming that the management of Roscommon County Council is responsible for the level of industrial unrest within the organisation.The union has launched...

Talks to begin immediately on boundary strategy for Roscommon and Westmeath

The Chief Executive of Roscommon County Council says talks with Westmeath County Council on working on a shared strategy for the greater Athlone area...

Naughten expecting to be back at desk in coming weeks

Communications Minister Denis Naughten aims to be fully back to work and meeting with his government colleagues again within the next few weeks.The Independent...

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...

Buccs Host Ballymena On Saturday

Buccaneers and Ballymena, the two clubs relegated from 1B last season, square up in the Energia All-Ireland League at Dubarry Park on Saturday at...

Mary (Ciss) Cuffe (nee Goode).

Mary (Ciss) Cuffe (nee Goode). ...

Francis Greene,

Francis Greene, ...

John Kavanagh.

John Kavanagh. Drum-moughty-mor, Gorvagh, Mohill, Co. Leitrim. Thursday, October,17th. ...

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...

Longford Town Review October 13

Longford Town's SSE Airtricity League first division promotion campaign came to an end on Friday night after a penalty shoot-out defeat to Cabinteely.Aaron Dobbs had...