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Nine further Covid deaths and 46 new confirmed cases

A further 9 people with Covid 19 have died in the Republic, and there are 46 new confirmed cases.The death toll stands at 1,639...

Garda chief says people in trouble with drugs trade can talk to them

The Chief Superintendent of the Roscommon Longford garda division is urging anyone who is being put under pressure due to the drugs trade to...

It’s hottest in Roscommon today

The weather station at Mount Dillon in Roscommon is one of two in the country which is recording the highest temperature of 26 degrees...
cocaine

Man arrested after cocaine worth over €3,000 seized in Ballyleague

Gardaí in Roscommon have arrested a man following the seizure of €3,500 worth of suspected cocaine from a property in Ballyleague on Wednesday May...

Bord na Mona and ESB must “stop promising and start delivering”

Unions representing workers at Bord na Mona and ESB say the recent Just Transition report shows the companies and Bord na Mona need...
Sexual

Longford man to be sentenced for sexual assaults on two girls later this year

A Longford man will be sentenced later this year for committing seven sexual assaults on two girls almost five years ago.Longford Circuit Court heard...
Dogs

Ten deaths in Shannonside nursing homes attributed to Covid-19

69 people have died of Covid-19 in local nursing homes, with 50 of those in County Monaghan alone.HSE figures published today show the serious...

Heartbreak for Leitrim curlew project with death of chicks just days after hatching

Heartbreak has been expressed by a curlew conservation project after a number of new chicks died just days after hatching in the south Leitrim...

Shannonside region set to bask in scorching temperatures today

Temperatures could reach 28 degrees in some places today.Met Eireann says it’s expected to be the hottest day of the year, and the warm...
Criminal

Two Longford residents remain in custody following guns seizure in Clara

Two men, who are believed to have been living in Ballymahon in Longford, remain in Garda custody in connection with a seizure of...
Premier-League

Anfield May Host Liverpool Title Victory

Liverpool could yet secure the Premier League title with a fixture at Anfield.Next month's derby between Liverpool and Everton may be moved to a...
GAA

GAA Set to Re-open Walking Tracks On June 8

The GAA have announced they will re-open designated walking tracks on June 8, once the country moves into phase two of lockdown exit.Croke Park...
Connacht-Rugby

Connacht Announce Host of Departures

Tom McCartney has announced his retirement from rugby and has returned to New Zealand after six years with Connacht.The hooker has amassed 112 appearances...

ANNETTE MULRYANN-WALSH

ANNETTE MULRYANN-WALSH Corbo, Kilrooskey, Co Roscommon and formerly of Barne, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford. May 28th, 2020; (Suddenly), at her home. Predeceased by...

John Padian

John Padian. Ardikillan, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon Saturday 30th May, Peacefully at Portiuncla Hospital, Ballinasloe, and previously in the loving care of all the staff at Costello's...

Nina (Anne) cattigan (Nee Roche)

Nina (Anne) Cattigan) (Nee Roche), Curraghroe , Co Roscommon and formally of Allenwood, Naas, Co Kildare, May 29th at home in the loving...

29th May: Leitrim Gardai and the Covid 19 County Response forum

Leitrim Gardai are working to assist people across the county as part of the Covid 19 Response forum. They are undertaking work to provide...

29th May: Business Restart Grant

Since the Business Restart grant was opened a week ago, local authorities'  have received a large number of applications. The grant is essentially allow business...

Patrick Feeney Country Singer from Gurteen, Sligo

Patrick Feeney Country Singer from Gurteen, Sligo