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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...

Nearly 50 people died in one year through overdoses in Shannonside region

A study published today shows that 48 people from the Shannonside and surrounding region died due to an alcohol or drugs overdose in one...

New superintendent takes up post in Granard garda division

A new Superintendent takes up his role in Granard garda division today.It was confirmed late last month that the role, which has been vacant...

Ballinamore Blazers Looking For Support In Charity Event

Ballinamore Blazers Basketball Club are holding their 17th Annual Table Quiz in aid of GOAL Third World Charity at An Siopa Ól, Main St., Ballinamore, 4pm on St...

Motorists delight as N61 re-opens after €7million upgrade

Motorists between Tulsk and Boyle can expect reduced journey times from today as the N61 re-opens.The road has been closed since March with motorists...

Leitrim Convention Brings Up Many Talking Points

The Leitrim convention was held last night with lots to discuss about.Here’s John Lynch with a report on the conventionDeclan Bohan, Leitrim PRO spoke...

Connacht Schools GAA Fixtures

Tue 13 Dec Knockout, Venue: A: Connacht GAA Centre, (Round 1(D)), St. Joseph`s College Galway V Carrick-on-Shannon Community School 12:30, Ref: John Gilmartin Senior C,...

Breaking: Man dies in landslide on north Roscommon mountain

A Leitrim man has died after a landslide occurred on the Roscommon/Sligo border last night.The incident occurred when two men were working on a...

Meeting in Dublin today to discuss bypass of Carrick-on-Shannon

A group of local business leaders will meet in Dublin today to rally for the Carrick-on-Shannon bypass project to proceed as soon as possible.It's...

Local farming presenter passes away

The death has taken place of former Shannonside farming presenter Seán Mulligan.Seán produced and presented one of the first local radio agricultural programmes in...

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...