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Longford

Electrical outages affect Longford water supply

Irish Water has advised customers in the Granard and Edgesworthstown that they may experience disruptions to their water supply today because a result of...
Trains

Local rail services affected by Storm Ali

 Iarnrod Eireann has provided the following information update at 11.20 am this morning.Sligo services: Line closure between Longford and Edgeworthstown. Delays up to 2...

Longford Council issue warning as Orange weather alert to remain until 1pm

Around 20 thousand homes and businesses have been left without power due to Storm Ali which is making its way across the country this...
South

8,800 local premises without electricity

Nearly 9,000 homes and businesses in the Shannonside region are without power this morning.Strong winds from Storm Ali have left homes through Longford, Leitrim and...

Longford council votes to hike property tax

Longford County Council has voted to increase local property tax for next year by 10 per cent.The decision will mean an additional levy of...
Peggy Nolan

Longford voters urged to recall snub to councillors when choosing President

People in Longford have been urged to remember how presidential hopefuls snubbed their representatives when it comes to casting their votes.The call came after...

Longford Councillors angry at ‘snub’ by some presidential nominees

Longford Councillors have voted not to back any presidential hopeful amid claims that the county has been snubbed by nominees.Three possible presidential candidates were...

Men hospitalised after Ballymahon crash

Two men were taken to hospital after a crash in Ballymahon last night.At 7.30, their two vehicles collided at Cloncullen on the Ballymahon/Mullingar road.One...

Presidential hopefuls make pitches to Longford council

Three possible presidential candidates are expected to formally address Longford County Council this morning.Roscommon native John Groarke will be among those set to address...

Irish Water appealing to local customers not to ignore letters about local leak repair...

Irish Water is appealing to people across the Shannonside region not to just throw away letters they receive in the post.After a lengthy procurement...

Party of Five in Leitrim Senior Championship

Five teams remain in the Connacht Gold Leitrim Senior football championship.Leitrim P.R.O Declan Bohan says after a busy fixture list, the strongest teams in...

Study on Life of Inter-County Players

GAA players spend up to 31-hours a week on inter-county commitments - that's according to a new study from the E-S-R-I.The study was commissioned...

Morrison Calls for Change in Coaching Methods

Former Leitrim joint-manager John Morrison says modern day coaching is not helpful to the modern day player.In recent seasons, Gaelic football has been criticised...

Michael (Mick) O’Roarke

Michael (Mick) O’RoarkeCreggs, Co. Galway.Wednesday, September, 19th, peacefully in his 96th year.Beloved husband of the late Sarah and loving father of...

Thomas (Tom) Smith

Thomas (Tom) Smith.Knockroe, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Tuesday, 18th, September peacefully surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff of...
Teenager

Michael (Mick) Grogan

Michael (Mick) GroganFormerly of Ballintubber, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Sunday, September 9th, in Chesire, England.Deeply regretted by his family and friends. RIPBurial will take place...

LISTEN: Iceland boss reveals plans for more local stores

Major food retailer Iceland intends to open a store in Carrick-on-Shannon.The chain, which specialises in frozen food, opened a supermarket in Roscommon town last...

LISTEN: Michael Harding joins JF live in studio

On Tuesday’s I’m A Buddhist Cavan native and Leitrim local Michael Harding joins Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his new book and his...

LISTEN: Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin on The Joe Finnegan Show

Leader of Fianna Fail Micheál Martin talks seats in the Shannonside Northern Sound region and all the challenges that lie ahead for the opposition...