Sunday, August 20, 2017

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    Sunday Gold with Colm Gallagher

Longford

Heartbreak for local girls as they fail to make TV section of Rose of...

There has been heartbreak for the local Rose of Tralee contestants from the Shannonside/Northern Sound region in the final selection for next week's televised...

Longford Greyhound Stadium saved after major fundraising

The future of Longford Greyhound Stadium has been secured after local fundraisers raised €28,000 in the past number of weeks. The track, which is owned...

Interest-free loans on offer for Longford students

Students from low-income families in Longford are being encouraged to apply for an interest-free loan if they're starting college next month. Longford Community Resources has...

Longford Muslim demands calm after terror attack

A Longford intercultural leader had called for a measured and calm reaction to the terrorist attacks in Barcelona. Parvez Butt, who is a member of...
Fashion lover Longford Rose Laura Ward

No joy for Shannonside Roses in last night’s qualifiers

Sixteen Roses qualified last night to feature in next week's TV segment of the Rose of Tralee - but none from the Shannonside region. Marty...
Trains

Passengers on Dublin Longford train take long way home

Passengers on the 17.15 Dublin Longford train last night took a long way home after a signal fault was reported to Irish rail minute...

HSE seeks Opthalmic physician for Longford region

The Ireland East group has confirmed it will continue to look for a locum Community Ophthalmic physician to cover eye-care services in Longford while...
Fashion lover Longford Rose Laura Ward

Fashion-conscious Longford Rose reveals 25 dresses packed for Tralee adventure

The Longford Rose has revealed how she's packed about 25 dresses for day-to-day wear during the Rose of Tralee festival. 20-year-old Laura Ward from Edgeworthstown loves...

110 new jobs in pipeline for Longford after planning granted

Longford town is in line for a major jobs boost after planning permission was granted for a major expansion of a company. Panelto Foods produces...

Shannonside students celebrate leaving certificate results

There was delight and relief for many of the 1,500 Shannonside students who received their Leaving Cert results this morning. Results of the state examination...

Leitrim bow out at the All Ireland quarter finals stage

Leitrim bowed out of the TG4 All Ireland ladies football championship with a 4-16 to 1-10 defeat to Tyrone in Pairc Sean MacDhiarmada. The...

Sligo defeat Roscommon in All Ireland quarter final

Familiar rivals Sligo and Roscommon faced each other in the TG4 All Ireland Intermediate championship quarter final this afternoon in Pairc Sean MacDhiarmada and...

David Clifford steals the show as Kerry defeat Cavan in All Ireland Minor Semi...

Cavans All Ireland Minor football Championship journey ended at the semi final stage in Croke Park this afternoon as Kerry ran out winners by...

Maura Kenny (née Farrell)

Maura Kenny (née Farrell) Gurteenreevagh, Ballinalee, Co Longford. Saturday, August, 19th peacefully after an illness bravely borne in the tender and loving care of the...

Fr Jim Tighe (Retired Parish Priest Elphin, Co Roscommon)

Fr Jim Tighe (Retired parish priest Elphin, Co Roscommon) Saturday, August, 19th peacefully. Son of the late Thomas and Kathleen Tighe and brother of the late...

Norah Seery (nee Mitchell)

Norah Seery (nee Mitchell) Clonellan, Ballydangan, Athlone and formerly of Menlough, Ballinasloe. Saturday, August, 19th Reposing at her home in Clonellan, Ballydangan tomorrow (Sun) from four...

PODCAST: A Feature interview with Longford Town legend Alan Kirby

Alan Kirby is one of Longford Town FC’s greatest ever soccer players having spent six seasons with the club in two separate spells, between...

Podcast: The History of Ballinamore Athlethics club

Ballinamore Athletic Club catalogue their history on Monday, August 14, in a book called "Maroon Above the Green" written by club founder Padraig Griffin. The...

Podcast: Preview to Longford Marathon 2017

The Pat the Baker Longford Marathon took it’s first step of 2017 when the official launch was held recently. The event is commonly known...