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Safety works postponed at Ballinamore junction

There's serious disappointment in Ballinamore this week at the postponement of much needed safety works at a local junction.The council had assured local councillors...
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Farmers face penalties over poor-quality tractors

Farmers in the Shannonside region have been warned to face they could stiff fines and penalties if new rules in relation to tractors and...

EPA report raises fears over Longford wells

A report published today shows that almost one third of private water wells in Longford had 'boil water' notices in 2015.According to the Environment...

HSE slammed over cuts to Longford respite

A Longford councillor has demanded the HSE explain to the local authority what they have described as an 'outrageous' decision to remove two respite...

Price of farmland falls in Shannonside region

Co Roscommon saw the biggest decrease in the price of agricultural land in the Shannonside region last year, recording a fall of 11 per...
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Thieves in south Longford raid

Gardaí in Longford are appealing for the public's help after a number of burglaries in the south of the county on Wednesday afternoon.Two houses...
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Shannonside hospitals’ waiting lists rise by 2,000

The waiting lists for procedures at hospitals that serve the Shannonside region rose by almost 2,000 patients last month.According to the National Treatment Purchase...

PAC hears ex-Console staff may not be paid arrears wages

The Public Accounts Committee has been told some former staff at the charity Console may not be paid their arrears wages.The charity is in...

New manager to take up role at Longford Phoenix centre tomorrow

A manager is due to take up their new position with the Phoenix Centre on the grounds of St Josephs in Longford tomorrow (Friday...

Roscommon man who died in kayaking accident to be laid to rest today

The Roscommon man who died in a kayaking accident on Lough Ree last weekend will be laid to rest this morning. Married father-of-three Eamon...

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...
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Mayo Bring McDonald to Backroom Team

Mayo GAA have confirmed that James Horan has added Ciaran McDonald to his senior football backroom team. McDonald played senior county football with Mayo between 1994 and...

Brother Mel (Luke) Kenny

Brother Mel (Luke) Kenny, Marist Brothers, Marian College, Ballsbridge, D 4 and Dernagolia, Ballymahon, Co. Longford Wednesday December 11, in the excellent care of the...

Colum Brady

Colum Brady late of Drumcondra and formerly of Corraneary, Aughavas, Co. Leitrim Tuesaday December 10th, 2019. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Maureen,...

Gertie Mullaney (nee Kiloran)

Gertie Mullaney (nee Kiloran) 4 Riverdale, Knocknashee, Boyle, Co Roscommon. Monday 9th of December, peacefully in Sligo University Hospital. Predeceased by her husband Martin. ...

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...

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...