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28th July: Rates waiver; how is it working out??

In the July stimulus package, the government has announced that the rates waiver for businesses first introduced in March, will now be extended until...

24th July: National Heritage Week

Leitrim County Council heritage Officer Sarah Malone is encouraging groups and individuals to take part in National Heritage Week next month by submitting their...

21st July: The Summer Stars National Reading Adventure 2020

As the summer continues and parents try to keep children amused and busy, the library service in Longford is encouraging people to learn more...

17th July: What are the grants available to businesses in Leitrim??

Businesses who are re-opening or doing their best to stay open are being urged if they haven't done so already to get financial support...

14th July: Civil Defence in Roscommon specialist training

Over 30 officers from the Civil Defence in Roscommon received specialist training to step up to provide a back up to  the ambulance service...

9th July: Answering the call for online teaching

A Longford artist has mastered the skill of online teaching. Una Cahill is a visual artist with a studio in Colehill who has also...

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...

1st July: Postal workers & the support services they offered: could they be rolled...

As an essential service, postal workers played a key role above and beyond their normal duties during the Covid 19 lockdown. Is there potential for the...

1st July: WITH some support; Well-being in the home – click below to listen.

It is estimated that between 15 and 20% of children and young people in Ireland will at some point have the experience of living...

30th June: Taking business to a new online audience. Click for more.

The restrictions and lockdown due to Covid 19 were very tough on many small businesses throughout the Shannonside region. However, rather than just leave a...

Mary Healy (nee Smyth)

Mary Healy (nee Smyth)Drumnee, Newtowncashel, Co. Longford.Saturday, February 27th, peacefully at her residence surrounded by her loving family, in her 99th year.Mary's funeral mass...

Nell Connolly (nee Brady)

Nell Connolly (nee Brady)Newtown, Ballymacurley, Co. Roscommon. February 26th, peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Portiuncula University Hospital, Ballinasloe.Recently predeceased by her husband...

Gene Brady

Gene Brady25 Trumra Road, Granard, Co. Longford and formerly of 20 Colmcille Terrace, Granard.Friday, February 26th.He is predeceased by his mother and father, Patrick...
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Podcast: Roald Dahl and Patricia Neal

With the release of the movie 'To Olivia' Edward Quinn from Boyle spoke to Joe Finnegan about working for the celebrity couple.Take a listen...
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Podcast: JF Show Panel

MEP Chris MacManus, Longford councillor Uremu Adejimi and media skills tutor Noel D Walsh joined Joe Finnegan for this mornings panel.Take a listen here:
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Podcast: Frustrations of living with Covid restrictions

Martin, Marian and Deputy Michael Ring speak to Joe Finnegan about living with Covid-19 restrictions.Take a listen here: