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LISTEN: ‘Run for Arif’ taking place tomorrow

An event in memory of Muhammad Arif Ahrar from Afghanistan, who died in Direct Provision in Monaghan last month, is taking place tomorrow.The Sanctuary...

LISTEN NOW : Launch of the poetry book ‘Time’ for Culture Night 2020

Fidel Hogan Walsh, a poet, has joined forces with Julie Corcoran a photographer to publish a poetry book for tonight's Culture Night.The women, who...

LISTEN: Incoming Bishop of Kilmore shares his thoughts on the Church, pastoral care and...

This Sunday sees the ordination of Fr Martin Hayes as the new Bishop of Kilmore.The Tipperary native's appointment was announced by Pope Francis in...

HEAR MORE : Gerard Earley on his recovery from alcoholism

Gerard Early is originally from Omagh but has worked in Monaghan as a barber for a number of years.Recently he publicly marked a year...

LISTEN BACK: Local students delighted with Leaving Cert results

It was an anxious wait for local students as Monday's Leaving Cert results arrived.In unprecedented times, predicted grades were used for students across the...

HEAR MORE: Emyvale Cycling CLUB PRO calls for cyclists and motorists to show consideration...

Cyclists and motorists in Cavan and Monaghan are being asked to show consideration for each other.Marc Andrews, the PRO of Emyvale Cycling Club said...

HEAR MORE: Appeal to find War of Independence medals thought to be in Cavan

An appeal is being made to try locate War of Independence medals awarded to an IRA volunteer killed in Cavan.Sean McCartney was killed in...

LISTEN BACK: Cavan SPCA volunteer on how dog owner’s can keep their pets safe

Following reports of a spike in dog thefts nationwide, The Wider View recently welcomes Laura Reilly from the Cavan SPCA onto the show to...

HEAR MORE: Missing Smithborough dog recovered in Letterkenny

A Monaghan man has been reunited with his dog after it was found wandering the streets of Donegal.Jasper, a 12 year old black and...

LISTEN BACK: Carrickmacross Workhouse ready to welcome visitors back after Covid-19

The Carrickmacross Workhouse was one of the 130 such buildings constructed throughout Ireland between 1841 and 1843.It's now a not for profit social enterprise...

Latest Death Notices

Mary Mc Kenna (Teddy).

Mary Mc Kenna (Teddy). Main St, Emyvale, Co.Monaghan and formerly of Dumdart Tydavnet. Monday 21st September, peacefully at her residence in her 89th year...

Michael (Mick) Smith.

Michael (Mick) Smith. Upper Glassleck, Shercock, Co. Cavan. Monday, 21ST September. Remains arriving to St Anne's Church Killann Tuesday evening at seven o’ clock. Funeral...

Deirdre Meehan (née McGovern),

Deirdre Meehan (née McGovern), Camagh, Ballinamore, formerly Fernleigh, Sandyford, Dublin and Church Street, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Friday, 18th September 2020.She will be sadly missed by her...