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Teagasc survey reveals serious issues in Leitrim

The IFA president says the findings of a Teagasc survey on the impact of wet weather in the northwest are alarming. Half of farmers...

Work on protecting flood-hit homes at Rahara to begin

A Roscommon councillor admits that building embankments at Lough Funshinagh, Rahara, cannot be seen as the permanent solution to flooding in the area. The...

Ballymahon beats Longford town to stage Leinster Fleadh

There is a huge boost to Ballymahon this week with the news that the town is to stage the 2017 Leinster Fleadh Ceoil. This...

Drugs offences have doubled in Longford in 2016

There has been a 100 per cent increase in the level of some drugs offences in Longford this year. At yesterday’s meeting of the...

Shannonside carers hopeful of some restoration of funding

Shannonside carers are hopeful that Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has secured funding to restore support to people who are caring in the...

Longford man appears at Special Criminal Court on charges of making false reports

A man who called Longford garda station during the state visit of Queen Elizabeth five years ago threatened two mortars were set at Dublin...

Man charged after €10,000 of cannabis herb is seized during house search near Athlone

A man is due to appear before Athlone District Court on the 2nd of next month after the seizure of €10,000 worth of cannabis...

Cameron manufacturing jobs will be gone by June – IDA

The IDA has confirmed that all manufacturing jobs at Cameron will be fully gone by next June. Local TDs, as well as county councillors,...

Waiting lists for treatment in Shannonside hospitals reaches almost 98,000

The number of people on hospital waiting lists in the Shannonside region is continuing the rise. According to the National Treatment Purchase Fund, there...
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...
Horse-Racing

Serpentine Shocks For O’Brien’s Eighth Derby Win

Trainer Aidan O' Brien has made history by saddling his eighth winner of the Derby at Epsom.In the big shock of the afternoon it...
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Athlone Town’s Women’s National League Campaign To Begin In August

Athlone Town are set to get their debut season in the Women’s National league underway from August eighth.The 10th season of the Women's National...

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...

Thomas (Tom) Browne

Thomas (Tom) Browne Hodson Bay, Athlone, Co. Roscommon Thursday, 2nd July. Peacefully after a short illness in the presence of his loving family with excellent care from...

Joseph (Joe) Clarke

Joseph (Joe) Clarke. 17 Crozen Downes, Sligo, formerly Carrowlustia, Calry, Co, Sligo and late of Fortland, Carrick on Shannon, Co Roscommon. Peacefully at St...

28th June: Sing Along

Sing Along with Junior Walker every Sunday just after 1pm.  Requests and dedications are always welcome.Section 1 - Section 2 -

3rd July: Enjoying a return to GAA action. Click for more

With sporting clubs now back up and running, people across the Shannonside region are enjoying a return to GAA action with training underway and...

Podcast: Dr Harry Barry chats about Dr Tony Holohan

Dr Harry Barry chats to the Joe Finnegan Show about Dr Tony Holohan's announcement about stepping back from his role at the moment and...