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News JournalistAn exciting new opportunity for 2018 - Are you interested in joining the Northern Sound news team?Northern Sound is seeking applications for the...

Shannonside’s Christmas Jumper Day

Shannonside FM’s Christmas Jumper Day will take place on Thursday, December 14th 2017The great thing about Christmas Jumper Day is that everyone of any age, anywhere...

Casey slams Cameron over stall in redundancy packages

A Longford councillor is harshly critical of the Cameron company over the delay in reaching agreement on redundancy packages for workers there.The company announced...

Court hears distressing testimonies at Longford kidnap and rape trial

A Longford man has told a jury how he answered his door to a woman in the middle of the night who claimed she...

Breaking: Man dies in landslide on north Roscommon mountain

A Leitrim man has died after a landslide occurred on the Roscommon/Sligo border last night.The incident occurred when two men were working on a...

Meeting in Dublin today to discuss bypass of Carrick-on-Shannon

A group of local business leaders will meet in Dublin today to rally for the Carrick-on-Shannon bypass project to proceed as soon as possible.It's...

Local farming presenter passes away

The death has taken place of former Shannonside farming presenter Seán Mulligan.Seán produced and presented one of the first local radio agricultural programmes in...

Man denies he kidnapped woman from her Longford home and raped her

The trial of a man who is alleged to have a kidnapped a woman from her Longford home has heard how Gardaí were forced...

Heritage festival begins this weekend in Moate

The first ever Heartland Heritage Festival begins in Moate this weekend. The festival is being organised by the local Action Group and will involve...

Athlone mayor hopeful Community Games will return in 2018

The mayor of Athlone Municipal District is hopeful that the Community Games will return to the town in 2018. It was confirmed yesterday that...

Latest News

A date has been set for Fianna Fáil’s selection convention for Roscommon/Galway constituency

Fianna Fáil have set a date for its selection convention for the Roscommon/Galway constituency for the next general election.It's understood it will take place...

Ireland must find a new solution to waste problem as China refuses to accept...

Ireland is currently facing a huge problem around waste management arising from the immediate ban imposed by China on imports of plastic and the...

Memorablilia belonging to Kitty Kiernan discovered in Donegal

Rare memorabilia belonging to Granard woman Kitty Kiernan who was engaged to Michael Collins has been uncovered in a old cigar box.Part-time antique dealer...

Latest Sport

RDFL Challenge cup draws

The draws for the Preliminary Round and Round 1 of the RDFL Challenge Cup were made  at the League Headquarters in Lecarrow under the...

Longford Towns Aodh Devlin featured for the under 19 side

The Republic of Ireland Under-19s defeated an ETB FAI Select XI 3-0  at the AUL Complex, Clonshaugh on Thursday afternoon. The side featured Longford...

Donie Shine senior to be given hall of fame award posthumously

Its been announced that the Hall of Fame award for 2017 at the Roscommon sports star of the year awards  is being posthumously given...

Latest Blogs

Building work on new €9 million garda station in Athlone set to begin

Work on a major refurbishment project at Athlone garda station is set to start in the new year, and a dedicated state-of-the-art premises will...

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SPECSAVERS ITEM

 What type of glasses would suit a square or a round face?Fiona Ferguson from Specsavers opticians in Longford joined us on the show to...

Should B and B’s charge a booking deposit?

 You heard it here last week – the Restaurants association of Ireland is calling on its members to request non - refundable deposits to...

SLURRY SPREADING AND THE FODDER CRISIS

Slurry spreading will begin on farms across the region in the coming weeks when the closed period comes to an end.Counties in Zone B...