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Match-fixing body had suspicions about Athlone match

A director of a European gaming organisation claims there was a pattern of unusual betting activity on the outcome of the Athlone-Longford town game...

Fire service still monitoring Frenchpark fire

Members of Roscommon Fire Service are keeping a watching brief on a major bog fire in the Frenchpark area this afternoon.The fire was reported...

Major Boyle water works to be finished in 2018

Irish Water hope a significant water upgrade for north Roscommon will be completed by the end of next year.In a statement to Shannonside FM,...

No contract breaches at Carrick leisure centre

Leitrim County Council claims Aura Leitrim Leisure is not in breach of its management licence by major price increases.A meeting of the local authority...

Seven Shannonside festivals receive Failte Ireland funding

Seven festivals across Longford, Leitrim and Roscommon have been allocated a total of €13,000 in grant aid by Failte Ireland.The Taste of the Lakelands...

Large Frenchpark gorse fire ‘still smouldering’

Emergency services have returned to a gorse fire that has reignited in Frenchpark, Co Roscommon.Three brigades of Roscommon Fire Service spent several hours yesterday...

€10m may be invested in Boyle whiskey distillery

€10 million could be invested in the whiskey distillery and visitor centre that's planned for Boyle.One of the owners of the disused Boyle Mill,...

Large decrease in elective surgeries at Shannonside hospitals

New figures show a large decrease in the number of elective procedures carried out in Shannonside hospitals since 2012.According to figures obtained by Fianna...
property tax

Income tax down 3% in first four months of 2017

The State's income tax take for the first four months of the year is 3 percent lower than expected.The latest Exchequer Returns show tax...

‘Boxer’ confirms he’ll be a Minister by end of May

Longford-Westmeath TD Kevin 'Boxer' Moran has confirmed he will take over as junior Minister with responsibility for the OPW at the end of this...
Longford RFC

Longford RFC Club Notes February 26

Longford RFC Club News February 26.It was Groundhog Day in Longford RFC where the Senior Men’s matches v Monkstown were called off for the...
RWC

Buccaneers Club Notes February 25

Buccaneers club notes 25 February.Buccaneers J1’s threw themselves a lifeline when winning their basement battle 27-23 against their Sligo counterparts at The Green, Creggs, on...
Goal Nets

FAI To Monitor Heading Initiatives

The Football Association of Ireland is in discussions with UEFA and with the Associations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and England regarding the effects on...

Alice Rahill (née Harrington)

Alice Rahill (née Harrington) Crumlin, Dublin and late of Rathcroghan, Tulsk, Co. Roscommon), Sunday, 23 February suddenly, but peacefully, surrounded by her family, in...

Joseph Joe Irwin.

Joseph Joe Irwin. Kilkenny West, Glasson, Athlone, Co Westmeath. Monday, 24th February peacefully at the regional hospital Mullingar. Reposing at his residence today Tuesday from four...

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken).

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken). Mail Road, Cappataggle, Ballinasloe, Galway and formerly of Lisdillure Drum Athlone. Peacefully at her residence after an illness bravely borne...

Podcast: The Big Breakfast

Eating a big breakfast rather than a large dinner may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, according to study which may lead to better clinical dietary...

Podcast: Mortgages

Mortgage interest rates which are among the highest in Europe have been falling steadily over the past few years and o yesterday the state’s...

Podcast: Politicians and St Patrick’s Day

Cavan cathaoirleach Shane P O'Reilly and Roscommon journalist Brian Cunniffe spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about politicians going abroad to represent their councils on...