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NI Election date set for March 2nd

An early election is due to take place in Northern Ireland on the 2nd of March after the collapse of the government.It follows the...

File sent to Gardai over former Longford-Westmeath TD’s alleged failure to return Seanad expenses...

Former Longford-Westmeath TD James Bannon is among 24 people who failed to fully disclose their expenses for last year's Seanad elections according to Sipo...
unemployment

Longford councillor claims businesses face 50% rise in commercial rates

A local councillor is claiming several Longford businesses could be set to face a 50 per cent increase in their commercial rates next year.The...

Inquest into death of Athlone couple in Tunisia shooting opens today

An inquest into the deaths of 30 tourists, including a couple from Athlone, killed in a terrorist attack in Tunisia, opens today.Larry and Martina...
Hospital

Mullingar hospital most overcrowded in country today

Latest figures show there are over 400 patients on trolleys at hospitals across the country with Mullingar hospital the most overcrowded.According to the Irish...

Dermot Gallagher remembered as ‘loyal’ Leitrim and Carrick man

A former president of the Carrick-on-Shannon Chamber of Commerce is paying a glowing tribute to former Ireland ambassador to US Dermot Gallagher.The Carrick-on-Shannon native,...

Denis Naughten reveals shocking impact of bicycle crash

Minister Denis Naughten has admitted that his recent cycling accident brought back memories of his own father's death in a road crash over 20...

Roscommon CE warns trade unions of new reality at local authority level

The Chief Executive of Roscommon County Council says trade unions will have to face a new reality when it comes to working with change...

Stormont government set to dissolved

Northern Ireland's facing a second election in eight months as the deadline for Sinn Féin to nominate a new Deputy First Minister approaches.Martin McGuinness...

Tributes paid to Leitrim native who served as Ambassador to US

Tributes from across the political world have been paid to former Ireland Ambassador to the U.S, Dermot Gallagher, who passed away over the weekend.The...
Golf

The 2020 British Open Is Cancelled

The Open Championship has been  cancelled for the first time since the Second World War.The Open becomes the first of this year’s majors to...
Golf

Further European Tour Date Postponements

The European Tour have announced the postponement of two further tour dates in June, following the postponement of the Irish Open.The postponement of Trophée...
Nigel-Benn

Nigel Benn Announces Brothers Death Of Covid-19

Former World boxing champion Nigel Benn has revealed on Instagram that one of his brother's has died of Covid-19.Benn posted the news on his...

Noel Sweeney

Noel Sweeney Tara House, Burntwood , founder of Chasetown Civil engineering and a Knight of the Pontifical Order of St Gregory the Great. Wednesday, April...

Henry Kenny

Henry Kenny Cloontuskert, Lanesboro, Co. Roscommon. Monday, 6th April. Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Formerly of Ballinahinch, Newtowncashel. Predeceased by his parents Johny and Brigid., Sadly missed...

Conor (Joseph) Campbell

Conor (Joseph) Campbell (aged 5) Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim. Sunday, April 5th tragically. Much loved son of heartbroken parents Joseph and Emma. Lovingly remembered...
Italian

Podcast: Cystic Fibrosis

Cavan woman Niamh Meehan has Cystic Fibrosis and Gerry Johnston from Athlone is a father of a person with Cystic Fibrosis and they spoke...
Italian

Podcast: Decluttering

Sarah Reynolds, owner of Organised Chaos (organisedchaos.ie) and author of Organised: Simple Tips To Declutter Your House, Your Schedule And Your Mind, spoke to...
Appeal

LISTEN: Urgent appeal made for shut Longford firms to double-check for any supplies of...

An urgent appeal has been made to businesses in Longford to check if they have any unused or available PPE equipment which could be...