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Leaflets being distributed about asylum seekers in Rooskey “not helpful”

A leaflet being distributed to some households in Rooskey in relation to asylum seekers has been described as "not helpful."The leaflet, which is unattributed,...

Landmark Carrick building fetches €311,000

One of Carrick-on-Shannon’s most historic buildings has sold for more than €300,000.The former district hospital or infirmary in Summerhill, Carrick-on-Shannon, was auctioned by...

Local MEP says British politicians face a lot of soul searching over Brexit deal

Shannonside MEP Mairead McGuinness has said British politicians face a great deal of soul searching as they now consider their position.The Vice-President of the...
Garda

Gardai receive new information on Pat Heeran’s disappearance

New information, which may be connected with the disappearance of Leitrim man Pat Heeran, has been passed on to Gardai following a TV appeal...

Warm welcome for announcement of John Major’s visit to Longford next month

Longford councillor Mick Cahill says he's thrilled that John Major will be in Longford next month to attend the inaugural Albert Reynolds memorial lecture.The...

Vara resigns as Northern Ireland Minister following publication of Brexit plans

Shilesh Vara has resigned as Northern Ireland Minister. His resignation comes after Theresa Mays cabinet yesterday backed plans to leave the EU after...

Legal action over Rooskey hotel to proceed

A high court action that could prevent the Shannon Key West Hotel at Rooskey from becoming a centre for asylum-seekers is taking place on...

Calls for Ulster Bank to speed up sale of Edgeworthstown buliding

There are calls for Ulster Bank to progress the sale of its former premises in Edgeworthstown.The bank removed the ATM machine from the former...
Ambulance

Campagin for second ambulance crew for Carrick on Shannon needs to be maintained

The campaign to bring a second ambulance to Carrick on Shannon must continue to be prioritised.According to Dr Sean Bourke in Ballinamore, continuing with...

Sir John Major to deliver Albert Reynolds lecture in Longford

Former British Prime Minister Sir John Major is to visit Longford.Sir John Major has accepted the invitation to attend the inaugural Albert Reynolds memorial...

Defender Jimmy Dunne called upto Ireland Squad

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has been forced to alter this squad for the UEFA Nations League game away to Denmark on Monday,...

Michael Obafemi Commits To Republic Of Ireland

Michael Obafemi has committed his international future to the Republic of Ireland. The Dublin-born Southampton striker trained with the squad this week, but also...

£5M Gift For Premier League Chairman

Outgoing executive chairman Richard Scudamore will receive a £5m farewell bonus paid by clubs, the Premier League has confirmed.Scudamore will receive the payment over...

Bridget Rogers (nee Mahon)

Bridget Rogers (nee Mahon) Cullyfad, Killoe, Co. Longford. Peacefully in her 95th year in the excellent care of the staff at Lissadell Lodge, Laurel Lodge...

John Gaffey

John Gaffey, Birchgrove, Ballinasloe, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, November 15th , peacefully in the care of the wonderful staff of University Hospital, Galway and...

Simon McGuinness

Simon McGuinness, Church Street, Roscommon and late of McGuinness’s Pharmacy, Main Street, Roscommon. Friday, November 16th peacefully in the loving care of the staff...
White House Hotel

LISTEN: Sadness as west Roscommon hotel shuts

A west Roscommon hotel has closed.Padraic Whelan has run the White House Hotel at Ballinlough since May of last year. He was renting...

LISTEN: Interview with major local employer

One of the midlands’ biggest employers is Grant Engineering in Birr, Co Offaly.The company was established in 1977 and is one of the...

PODCAST: Phase two of Castlerea food hub begins

The tendering process is under way for the second phase of the food hub in Castlerea.A total of €500,000 of state funding has...