Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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Longford

Support rally in Longford as Tesco strike continues

 More Tesco workers could be about to join the picket lines.Mandate began balloting members in 23 additional stores last night, after management failed to...

Tesco workers on picket line reject allegations of harassing customers

Tesco Longford workers have rejected allegations of intimidation or harassment as they continue their protest against the company's proposed changes to workers' contractsA strike...

Peter Burke calls time-up on Enda Kenny as Fine Gael leader

Simon Harris says telling funny jokes is clearly not one of the Minister for Foreign Affairs' attributes.It's after a leaked Whatsapp message from Charlie...

Sexton calls on Minister to make funds available to re-open McEoin Park

A Longford councillor is calling on Minister Katherine Zappone to make more funds available for the re-opening of McEoin Park childcare centre.The centre closed...

Planning sought for cheese factory in Ballymahon

Planning permission is being sought for a large commercial development, including a cheese-making factory, in Ballymahon.On Thursday, Jan Eric Lemmi asked Longford County Council...

Longford group wants change in childcare sector

Longford Women's Link is joining calls for a rethink of changes to schemes affecting the childcare sector.Changes to the community employment childcare scheme, where...

Longford Tesco workers vow to strike indefinitely

Workers in the Tesco store in Longford town are vowing to continue their strike indefinitely.For the fourth successive day, staff are picketing outside the...

Father of three denies he’s in Longford to exploit welfare system

A father of three who fled England to come to Ireland with his children has denied suggestions that he wants to use the Irish...

James Reynolds appealing ICSA decison to remove him as treasurer

Longford man James Reynolds says he's confident he can hold on to his position as treasurers of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association.The...

Burke refuses to be drawn on Enda Kenny’s future as Taoiseach

Longford-Westmeath Fine Gael Deputy Peter Burke is refusing to be drawn on whether he thinks Enda Kenny should be forced to name the day...

Mixed emotions for Buccs teams over weekend

The Buccaneers first team had a good win over the weekend which sees them on the verge of promotion after victory over UL Bohs...

TP Brennan Connacht Cup and Shield round 2 draw

The draw for the second round of the TP Brennan Connacht Cup and Shield as brought some very interesting and intriguing encounters. The stand...

Weekend Roscommon GAA Fixtures

This week’s Roscommon fixtures main focus is the beginning of division four and five in the league.There is one game in division 4 on...

Margaret Smyth (nee Doyle)

Margaret Smyth. (nee Doyle)Fyhora, Moyne, Co. Longford.Tuesday, February, 21st peacefully in the loving care of the staff at St. Joseph’s care centre, Longford. Predeceased by her husband...

Michael John Conlon.

Michael John Conlon.Glenageary, Dublin and formerly of Aughaguinea, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim.Tuesday, February, 21st.Reposing at Glennon’s Funeral Home, Ballinalee Road, Longford tomorrow (Wed) from half...

Bridget Bunty Casey (nee Newman)

Bridget Bunty Casey. (nee Newman)Terlicken, Ballymahon, Co. Longford.Tuesday, February, 21st peacefully at the Midland regional hospital, Mullingar.Predeceased by her husband Frank, sadly missed by...

PODCAST: Weight loss – expertise and experience combined!

Bunninadden, Sligo native Alan Williams spoke to Joe Finnegan today in advance of a talk he is giving in Carrick-on-Shannon tomorrow night. He says TV...

PODCAST:Bertie Ahern warns of impact of Brexit locally

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern is warning that a physical border of any kind between the north and south of Ireland in the wake of...

Podcast: Allianz football league:Analysis on the story so far

Former Leitrim footballer Derek Kelligher, Former Longford selector Pauric Davis and Former Dublin,Roscommon and Cavan manager Tom Carr joined John Lynch on Saturday Sport...