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Casey slams Cameron over stall in redundancy packages

A Longford councillor is harshly critical of the Cameron company over the delay in reaching agreement on redundancy packages for workers there.The company announced...

Court hears distressing testimonies at Longford kidnap and rape trial

A Longford man has told a jury how he answered his door to a woman in the middle of the night who claimed she...

Axe current Carrick bypass plans – Stenson

The current plans for a bypass of Carrick on Shannon should be shelved.According to Councillor Enda Stenson, plans developed for the extension of...

Roscommon Council hopeful for progress on N5 Scramogue Ballaghderreen bypass

Roscommon County Council is hopeful that the Minister for Transport will prioritise progress on the Scramogue to Ballaghaderreen section of the N5 after meeting...

INMO say services at Cavan Hospital are not safe

Services at Cavan General Hospital are currently not safe.That's according to Tony Fitzpatrick of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, following the INMO's lunchtime...

Tributes paid to Leitrim resident who died in landslide

Tributes are being paid to the north Leitrim resident who died in a landslide on the Roscommon/Sligo border last night.At about 6.30 yesterday evening,...

Missing Athlone teenager found safe

A teenager who was reported missing from Athlone over the weekend, has been found safe and well in Armagh14 year old Tiffany McCarthy and...
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Revealed: Crime stats in Shannonside region

New statistics show that 74 sexual offences were recorded in the Shannonside region in a recent one-year period - with less than half detected.The...

Motorists on N61 safer from today

A new section of the N61 between Boyle and Roscommon has been re-opened this morning after a project of several months to improve safety.The...

Protest against staff shortages at Cavan hospital today

Nurses in Cavan General Hospital are holding a lunchtime protest today to highlight staffing shortages in the facility.The INMO says low staffing levels are...

Carrick Fight Back To Lift Leitrim Hurling Title

Carrick Hurling retained the Leitrim senior hurling title but had to fight back to see of Manor Hamilton at Avantcard Pairc Sean MacDiarmada.Extra-time was...

Clonguish book Leinster Hurling Quarter-Final Spot

Clonguish Gaels marched into the quarter-finals of the Longford junior hurling championship when they beat Wicklow's Barndarrig 5-11 to 2-6 at Glennon Brothers Pearse...

GAA Introduce Tier 2 Football Championship

The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship will have two tiers from next summer.Three quarters of delegates backed a Central Council motion at Congress to introduce...

Anne Cullen (nee Moran)

Anne Cullen (nee Moran) Clonbrusk, Coosan Point Road, Athlone. Saturday, October 19th, peacefully. Predeceased by her beloved brother Mattie. Sadly missed by her loving husband Charles, her...

Mary Kilmartin (nee Feeney)

Mary Kilmartin (nee Feeney) Silver Quay, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Friday, October 18th, peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her Mam Bridie and Dad...

Bernard (Bernie) McGann

Bernard (Bernie) McGann Frenchlawn, Ballintubber, Co.Roscommon. Friday, October 18th, peacefully at Roscommon University Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his wife Therese. Deeply regretted by...

PODCAST: Lively debate on the JF show Friday panel

It was another case of lively debate in the Shannonside studios today when Joe Finnegan was joined by Fine Gael MEP Maria Walsh, Sinn...

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...