On-Air Now

  • shannon-default
    Music Through The Night

Longford

Longford medical company gets go ahead for major plant extension

Longford County Council has granted planning permission for a development associated with plans to develop 200 jobs in Longford town. To facilitate Finesse Medical's expansion...

Longford pig farmer fined €5,000 for environmental breaches

A new report reveals a Longford pig farmer has been fined almost €5,000 for environmental breaches. The Environmental Protection Agency has published its 2017 report...

Department quells concerns of Longford job losses

The Department of Social Protection has dismissed fears of major job losses at its offices in Longford town. Local councillor Joe Flaherty today claimed that...

Naturist body: ‘Don’t cause offence when sunbathing naked’

The president of the Irish Naturist Association has urged anyone who wants to sunbathe nude to exercise discretion in where they choose to shed...

Longford resident prosecuted for importing mink-traps

A man who imported traps to catch mink has been fined €500 at a sitting of Longford District Court. Darren Madden with an address at...

Up to 100 jobs could be transferred from Social Protection offices in Longford

There are reports today that up to 100 jobs are due to be transferred from the headquarters of the Department of Social Welfare based...

Man fined for naked sunbathing in Ballymahon on hottest day of the year

A 57 year-old man has been fined for sunbathing naked in Ballymahon on what he claims was the hottest day of the year. Glen Wrather,...

PODCAST: ‘Without Traveller-bashing, caravans should not move on to Longford site without adequate permits

Chair of the Joint Policing Committee Cllr Gerry Warnock joined MaryClaire on Let's Talk to explain why a group of people in caravans in...

Burst water pipe causing traffic delays on Drumlish road

Motorists are being warned of a major water pipe burst at Cahannagh cross this afternoon on the Drumlish road out of Longford. The road has...

Major boost for tourism as electric mooring point installed at Lanesborough/Ballyleague

A marina on the Roscommon/Longford border is hoping to attract even more cruisers and anglers with the installation of new moorings with electric points. The...

Guickan steps down as Leitrim boss

Brendan Guickan has reportedly stepped down as manager of the Leitrim senior football team. Guickan told the Leitrim Observer on Friday afternoon he would not...

Longford ladies ready for Laois

Laois will start as heavy favourites to see off Longford in this all-Leinster clash. Laois landed the TG4 Leinster intermediate crown recently and are targeting...

Roscommon face Meath in Ladies intermediate championship

Meath walloped Fermanagh last weekend to begin their TG4 All-Ireland series in emphatic fashion, scoring 11-24 in the process. The Royal County could be dark...

Elizabeth (Betty) Riddell (nee Leech)

Elizabeth (Betty) Riddell (nee Leech) St. Michael's Place, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Friday 20th July. Reposing at Serenity Funeral Home, Main Street, Ballinasloe Saturday from six o’clock...

Margaret Goode (nee Murray)

Margaret Goode (nee Murray) St Joseph's Place, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway and formerly of Derrylahan, Ballydangan, Athlone, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the...

Elizabeth McGinley (Nee McTague)

Elizabeth McGinley (Nee McTague) Kintogher, Sligo and formerly Church Street, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Brentwood Monor, Convoy, Co. Donegal. Reposing at her home at...

Listen back – JF SHOW PANEL

Talk about 'Putin' your foot in it... Would or Wouldn't?? Who could have imagined the uproar these words and subsequent back track that would have...

Falling in love with a prisoner

How does it happen that you fall in love with your penpal who happens to be a prisoner serving a life sentence in America? On...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 16th of July 2018

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening between eight and nine. Monaghan minor manager Seamus McEneaney spoke about Monaghans Ulster minor championship success and...