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New faces added to Longford’s Fianna Fail executive

A number of new faces have joined the executive of Fianna Fail in Longford following its AGM in the town last night.According to party...

Derryadd group hears of tourism implications if wind farms go ahead

A group of up to 70 people from the Lanesborough area attended a public meeting yesterday evening on the proposed Bord na Mona wind...

Construction at Ballymahon Center Parcs site to ramp up considerably next month

Construction of platforms for the holiday lodges, the lake and the roadways will be the first major construction work undertaken at the Center Parcs...

Shannonside FM’s listenership soars

The latest JNLR listenership figures published today show that Shannonside FM's audience has grown further once again.The poll puts Shannonside as the clear station...

Longford Fianna Fáil’s AGM tonight

The annual general meeting of the Longford Fianna Fáil county board is set to take place tonight.The Comhairle Dáil Ceantair meeting will include a...

Charity cycle trekking through Longford today

Hundreds of cyclists are making their way towards north Longford today as part of the annual Cycle against Suicide.The charity event, which aims to...

Center Parcs community forum in Ballymahon tonight

The second community forum event between locals and the developers of the Center Parcs site in Ballymahon is set to take place this evening.Work...

Longford murder trial date about to be set

A date for the trial of a man accused of a Longford murder is expected to be confirmed in the coming weeks.Rihards Lavickis, with...

Planning sought for 25 houses in Newtownforbes

A planning application has been lodged for 25 houses to be developed in Newtownforbes, which could cost more than half a million euro.John Mahon...

Public meeting later to discuss south Longford windfarm project

A public meeting will be held in Lanesboro tonight about the controversial wind farm proposed for south Longford.The event is being organised by a...

Roscommon Camogie Team go in search of National Glory

If first you don’t succeed then try and try again, that phrase could well be used to describe the character of the Roscommon Camogie...

Longford ladies get ready for National League final

This Sunday sees Longford face Wicklow in the Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 4 final at Clane.It’s the top two from the division...

A must win Derby for Midlands Rivals

The City Calling Stadium will host the meeting of Longford Town and Athlone Town later this evening (Saturday) the game will kick off at...

Delia McDonald (Nee Gately)

Delia McDonald (Nee Gately)Ballyforan, Ballinasloe, Co Roscommon and formerly of London, England and Liswilliam, Dysart, Co Roscommon.Friday April 28thSadly missed by her sisters Margaret...

Tom Egan

Tom EganNaoimh Padraig, Hilly Road, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim.Saturday April 28th peacefully at Sligo Hospice.Sadly missed by his wife Mina, sons, daughters, brothers, jack and...

Mary (Babs) McArdle (Nee Tracey)

Mary (Babs) McArdle (Nee Tracey)Drumnacor, Ballymahon, Co Longford.Friday April 28th peacefully in Thomond Lodge Nursing Home, Ballymahon.Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and extended...

Podcast: Living with Alzheimers – a carer’s role

Mona Wheatly from Threemilehouse in Monaghan and Ursula McGoey from Abbeyshrule in Longford both care for loved ones living with Alzheimers. Today on the...

PODCAST: Syrians’ views on life in Ballaghaderreen

One month after their arrival in Ballaghaderreen, several of the Syrian asylum-seekers have spoken to Shannonside FM of their mixed views of life at...

PODCAST: Roscommon women’s business scoops top AIB award

Roscommon town native, Rhona Hunt together with her fellow University of Limerick colleague Kevin Kellegher founded Ostoform three years ago.The business has just been...