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Stag antics in Carrick on Shannon to be shown on TV

A special programme on the hen and stag party industry in Carrick-on-Shannon will be shown on RTÉ 2 tonight.The documentary, called Carrick-on-Stag, focuses on...

Athlone Mayor slams decision to close local Red Cross branch

The Mayor of Athlone Municipal District is expressing his deep disappointment with the decision of the Irish Red Cross to close the Athlone Branch.A...

REVEALED: Significant rise in planning applications in Shannonside region

The number of planning permissions granted in the Shannonside region rose by 33 per cent in the third quarter of this year.According to the...

Roscommon man jailed for online harassment

A 30-year-old man who harassed a young Roscommon woman online has been jailed for four years.Roscommon Circuit Criminal Court heard that Alan Higgins of...

Ballinasloe woman’s deported husband returns

A Ballinasloe woman has been reunited with her husband after he was incorrectly deported earlier this year .Kleber Medeiros arrived into Dublin airport last...

Lanesboro distillery gets planning go-ahead

Lanesboro has been given a major boost today, with planning permission granted for a new tourist attraction to be developed at the village.Longford County...

200 faulty ESB meters in Shannonside region

Over 200 electricity users in in the Shannonside region will have to have their ESB meters replaced.It was announced yesterday that 27,0000 customers across...

Roscommon angling society gets €36,000

Inland Fisheries Ireland has allocated funding of more than €50,000 to five angling projects in the Shannonside region.This morning it announced the 50 groups...

Thieves raid Roscommon graveyard

The Cloontuskert Graveyard Committee at Lanesboro has been devastated by the theft of all of its gardening equipment.Two lawnmowers and a strimmer, to a...
Interconnector

North-South Interconnector given planning approval

The North-South Interconnector has been given planning approval by An Bord Pleanala.The planning body has released its report into the project to Northern Sound...
Eamonn-Collins

Eamonn Collins Elected New Buccaneers RFC President

Roscommon man Eamonn Collins was elected the new President of Buccaneers Rugby Football Club at the club’s recent AGM.A native of Ballintubber, he is...
St. Brigids

St. Brigids Club Notes Weekending July 5th

St Brigid's Club Notes week-ending July 5thReturn to playThe club was delighted that all our teams from adult to underage have now resumed training...
Horse

Irish Trainers Claim 1-2-3 At Prix-De-Diane

Donnacha O'Brien has won the Prix de Diane at Chantilly with Fancy Blue.Jessica Harrington's Alpine Star was second and Aidan O'Brien's Peaceful was third...

Peggy McGlynn (nee Sheeran)

Peggy McGlynn (nee Sheeran) Briskill, Newtownforbes, Longford. Monday, 6th July. Peacefully in the care of the staff of St. Joseph's Care Centre, Longford. Predeceased by her husband Larry,...

Jennifer Day

Jennifer Day. Late of 2 Main Street, Carrigallen, Co Leitrim. Sunday, 5th July peacefully at Northwest Hospice, Sligo. Sadly missed by her loving sons Kevin, Craig...

Finola Deane (née Flynn)

FINOLA DEANE (née Flynn) Boyle Road, Frenchpark and formerly of Main Street, Elphin, Co. Roscommon – (Peacefully) Pre-deceased by her husband Austin, daughter Derry, grandson...
Italian

Podcast: Garda Morley and Garda Byrne Remembered

Tuesday was the 40th anniversary of the killing of two gardai- Garda John Morley and Garda Henry Byrne in Shannons Crosss -Dr Greg Kelly...
Italian

Podcast: Kate Macklin In Italy

Monaghan woman Kate Macklin spoke to the Joe Finnegan about how Italy are coping with the Corona Virus.Take a listen here:
Italian

Podcast: A Kidney-The Ultimate Wedding Gift

Athlone man Shane Hunter gave his ailing Fiancee Briona Reynolds a kidney on the 22nd of June.Garda donates kidney to ailing fiancée as kidney...