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Hiqa report finds “significant failings” at Roscommon intellectual disability service

A Roscommon intellectual disability service has been found non-compliant in almost every area of the service, according to a recent HIQA report.The health watchdog...

Tenerife hotel placed on lockdown after former guest tests positive for coronavirus

A hotel in Tenerife has been placed on lockdown after an Italian doctor who visited the building tested positive for the coronavirus.One thousand guests...

Irish Army due to arrive in Athlone to assist in flood relief efforts

Members of the Irish Defence Forces are due to arrive in Athlone this afternoon to help farmers and landowners cope with extensive flooding in...
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Gardai investigating another petrol bomb attack in Longford Town

Gardai in Longford are investigating an incident of criminal damage at a house in Annaly Gardens in the town last night.It's understood the incident...
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Rail commuters facing delays due to floods on line between Dromod and Longford

Irish Rail is warning that commuters are facing delays on the Sligo-Dublin rail line today due to serious flooding in the Shannonside region.The company...

Flood defences for Carrick on Shannon not due to begin until 2022

The Chief Executive of Leitrim says it will be at least two years before flood defences will be in place in Carrick on Shannon.Lar...

KBC Bank get permission for proceedings which could see Roscommon siblings being jailed

The High Court has granted KBC Bank permission to bring proceedings which could result in three Roscommon siblings being jailed over their alleged failure...

Former Longford councillor chosen to fill Joe Flaherty’s seat

Former Longford town councillor Michael Connellan has been chosen to fill the seat on Longford County Council left vacant by the election of Joe...
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Local councillor warns flooding situation in Leitrim Village has “deteriorated”

A local councillor is warning that the flooding situation in Leitrim Village has "deteriorated" overnight after heavy rain.Councillor Paddy Farrell's comments come after a...
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Superintendent to discuss Longford feuding on crime programme tonight

The issue of feuding in Longford will be the subject of RTE's Crimecall programme tonight.Longford Superintendent Jim Delaney will appear to discuss the ongoing...
Longford RFC

Longford RFC Club Notes February 26

Longford RFC Club News February 26.It was Groundhog Day in Longford RFC where the Senior Men’s matches v Monkstown were called off for the...
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Buccaneers Club Notes February 25

Buccaneers club notes 25 February.Buccaneers J1’s threw themselves a lifeline when winning their basement battle 27-23 against their Sligo counterparts at The Green, Creggs, on...
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FAI To Monitor Heading Initiatives

The Football Association of Ireland is in discussions with UEFA and with the Associations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and England regarding the effects on...

Alice Rahill (née Harrington)

Alice Rahill (née Harrington) Crumlin, Dublin and late of Rathcroghan, Tulsk, Co. Roscommon), Sunday, 23 February suddenly, but peacefully, surrounded by her family, in...

Joseph Joe Irwin.

Joseph Joe Irwin. Kilkenny West, Glasson, Athlone, Co Westmeath. Monday, 24th February peacefully at the regional hospital Mullingar. Reposing at his residence today Tuesday from four...

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken).

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken). Mail Road, Cappataggle, Ballinasloe, Galway and formerly of Lisdillure Drum Athlone. Peacefully at her residence after an illness bravely borne...

Podcast: The Big Breakfast

Eating a big breakfast rather than a large dinner may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, according to study which may lead to better clinical dietary...

Podcast: Mortgages

Mortgage interest rates which are among the highest in Europe have been falling steadily over the past few years and o yesterday the state’s...

Podcast: Politicians and St Patrick’s Day

Cavan cathaoirleach Shane P O'Reilly and Roscommon journalist Brian Cunniffe spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about politicians going abroad to represent their councils on...