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Longford

Longford County Council agrees not to proceed with sale of Connolly Barracks

Longford County Council has agreed not to sell the Connolly Barracks site as part of any deal for the Northern Quarter following a recommendation...

Shannonside FM’s Christmas Jumper appeal day in full swing

There has been an invasion of smiling Santa's and red-nosed reindeer across the Shannonside region as part of Shannonside FM's Christmas Jumper day appeal.Hundreds...
Shooting

Longford Gardai seek witnesses after two tool thefts in Ballymahon

Gardai in Longford are appealing for witnesses after tools were stolen from two vans in Ballymahon on Tuesday afternoon of this week.A substantial amount...

Joe Flaherty takes up seat on Longford council

Joe Flaherty has officially taken up a position on Longford County Council having been co-opted to replace Padraig Loughrey at the December meeting of...

Longford driving instructor excels in RSA awards

A Longford driving instructor has won a prestigious prize at the Road Safety's Authority's Leading Lights Awards in Dublin this afternoon.The ceremony was held...

€160k announced for extension of Longford greenway

Longford County Council is getting an allocation of an extra €160,000 to finish an additional 2.5km of the greenway along the Royal Canal.The council and Waterways...

Mullingar company awarded Center Parcs’ furniture contract

A Mullingar company has been awarded the first non-construction contracts for the Center Parcs Longford Forest project in Ballymahon.Fagan Office Supplies has been chosen...

EPA demands Longford council improves environmental protection

A senior inspector with the Environmental Protection Agency says she hopes Longford County Council will be able to improve their performance on environmental protection...

11 Shannonside angling projects receive major funding boost

11 angling Projects in the Shannonside region have been given a major financial boost with key funding approved by Inland fisheries.Over 2.2million euro has...
EPA

EPA report critical of Longford County Council’s enforcement activities

A report by the Environmental Protection Agency on the work carried out by local councils to protect the environment is critical of Longford and...

Glennon Brothers Pearse Park Re-Develop Set For Green Light

Longford GAA’s plans to expand Glennon Brothers Pearse Park have moved a step closer.Longford county board chairman Eamon Reilly told delegates at last night’s...

Longford GAA convention takes place Thursday night

The Longford GAA convention takes place in Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Thursday night.Longford GAA secretary Peter O'Reilly has been previewing the convention with...

Shefflin enters management

Former Kilkenny hurler Henry Shefflin has taken his first step into management.The ten-time All Ireland winner has taken over as senior hurling manager with his...

George Bruce

George BruceKnock, Taughmaconnell, Ballinasloe, Co Roscommon.Thursday December 14thReposing at Dignity Funeral Home, Main Street, Ballinasloe (adjacent to Gullane’s Hotel) tomorrow (Sat)...

John Fitzmaurice

John FitzmauriceBattery Heights, Athlone.Friday December 15th peacefully.Sadly missed by his loving daughters Sonya and Lorene, relatives and many friends.Reposing at Flynn’s Funeral Home, The...

Liam Murphy

Liam MurphyMullingar Road, Ballymahon, Co Longford.Friday December 15th peacefully in Inis Rea Nursing Home, Ballyleague.Reposing at his son Lloyd’s residence Lissianskey tomorrow afternoon (Sat)...

Targetting abuse at referees in the GAA

Leitrim GAA county board chairman Terence Boyle is vowing to get tough on clubs whose players abuse referees in 2018.He says there's a major...
Rugby

Sportsbeat Podcast: Victor Costello reviews all the rugby action

Former Leinster and Ireland number 8 Victor Costello reviewed the victories for Munster,Leinster,Ulster and Connacht in European competition on sportsbeat and the return fixtures...

Podcast: Ireland’s fascination with the Cheltenham festival

Irish victories at the Cheltenham Festival have risen to new levels in the 21st Century across all the races. Interesting and surprising stories are detailed...