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Planning permission granted for two poultry units

Planning permission has been granted for two large poultry units to be built near Carrick-on-Shannon - despite objectors claiming it could affect people's health.In...

Woman killed in Monaghan road crash

A 55 year-old woman has died following a fatal collision in County Monaghan this afternoon.The incident happened on the N2 near Castleblaney shortly after...

Cryan’s Hotel seeking to expand premises

A well-known hotel in Carrick-on-Shannon is applying for planning permission to make its premises much bigger.Cryan's Hotel has asked Leitrim County Council to allow...
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Brexit could affect car sales in Shannonside Region

Uncertainty surrounding Brexit could affect car sales in the Shannonside Region.That's according to Brian Cooke who is the Deputy Director General at the Society...

AIT received €600,000 for hiring sporting facilities last year

Athlone Institute of Technology received €600,000 for hiring its sporting facilities in 2016 – more than double than the previous year.Details released to Shannonside...

BREAKING: Gardai raid major grow house in Leitrim

Gardai in Carrick-on-Shannon have discovered a cannabis grow house at Aughavas, in south Leitrim.A large quantity of mature cannabis plants were discovered in a...

Several Operation Transformation events in region

People across the Shannonside /Northern Sound region will be out walking in their hundreds this morning as part of Operation Transformation.The get-fit programme on...

“We don’t have the amenities” – Confused Ballaghaderreen locals react to Syrian refugees plan

Locals have expressed their surprise that up to 80 Syrian refugees will be locating to Ballaghaderreen in the coming weeks.It was announced on Thursday...

LISTEN: Syrian refugees expected to arrive in Ballaghdereen by March

The Department of Justice says 80 refugees could be re-located to a Ballaghadereen by the end of March.The Department has decided to house the...

Senior official confirms capacity for up to 200 refugees in Ballaghaderreen

A senior government official has confirmed to Roscommon County council that there is capacity for up to 200 people at the Abbeyfield Hotel in...
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Armagh’s McGuinness Tests Positive For Covid-19

In an ideal world, former Armagh All-Ireland winner Marian McGuinness would have been jetting off on the 2020 TG4 All-Star tour last Wednesday morning.Instead,...
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Sexton Only Captain For Six Nations

Johnny Sexton has revealed he will only captain of Ireland for the duration of the 2020 Guinnness Six Nations.The Leinster number 10 has revealed...

2020 Irish Open Postponed

The Dubai Duty Free Irish open is the latest sporting causality of the coronavirus with the European tour postponing May’s event.The tournament was scheduled...

Nancy Kelly (nee Murray)

Nancy Kelly (nee Murray) Cloontuskert, Lanesboro, Roscommon. Thursday, 2nd April. peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her loving husband Thomas (Tommy John), son...

Elizabeth (Lily) Carthy (nee Clarke).

Elizabeth (Lily) Carthy (nee Clarke). Lisryan, Longford. Wednesday, 1st April. predeceased by her husband Jack and her brother Patsy. Deeply regretted by her children Pat, Sean, Mel, Declan,...

Austin Reilly

Austin Reilly Kilsallagh, Edgeworthstown, Longford. Tuesday, 31st March, in his 95th year. Depply regretted by his beloved wife Mae, daughter Mary rances (Galway), sons Michael (Aughnaclliffe), John...
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Podcast: An Antidote to Boredom

Partywizz an an online entertainment booking platform, that has launched an antidote to boredom video series for children and families.The series includes free daily...
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Podcast: Fundraising for Personal supllies for frontline workers

Howard Simpson from Ballymoe in Roscommon  and Ollie Brady from Redhills in Cavan spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about fundraising to buy personal...

Podcast: Niall Roche

Niall Roche an Environmental Health expert and adjunct assistant professor in Global health in Trinity College Dublin Environmental Health expert spoke to the Joe...