Thursday, June 22, 2017

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Longford

Longford man dies in Thailand road crash

A Longford man has died following a road crash in Thailand last night. John Malone, who was from Longford town originally, had been teaching English...

CE of Center Parcs denies company has hired recruitment agencies

The chief executive of Center Parcs is insisting it hasn't employed any recruitment agencies yet to recruit for the new holiday village in Ballymahon. The...

TD Peter Burke misses out on Junior Minister role

Longford-Westmeath TD Peter Burke has missed out a junior ministry. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar revealed his ministers of state this afternoon, and it was rumoured there...

Center Parcs signs supply deal with Gas Networks

Center Parcs has signed a contract with Gas Networks Ireland to extend the natural gas network to its new holiday village at Newcastle Wood...

Concern over future of Longford eye care service

Concern is being expressed that Longford could be left without a full-time eye care service unless the HSE provides maternity cover for the current...

Study claims Longford best county in which to buy investment property

Longford is the best place in Ireland to buy an investment property. The Irish Times reveals that based on an average sale price of 89...

Ger Farrell new chairman of Ballymahon MD

Fine Gael's Ger Farrell is the new chairman of the Ballymahon Municipal District, but he needed some help from Fianna Fail in order to...

Council expresses concerns for large housing development in Newtownforbes

Longford County Council has expressed a number of 'serious concerns' about a large housing development planned for Newtownforbes. It feels it could have a detrimental...

Proposal to convert Ulster Bank premises in Edgeworthstown into innovation hub

It's hoped that the Ulster Bank premises in Edgeworthstown could be developed as an innovation hub by the local authority. The bank is set to...
Richmond Street,

Safety works at Longford Arms to result in Richmond Street closure

One of Longford town's busiest streets is set to be close to traffic for a number of hours on Tuesday and Wednesday of this...

Leitrim GAA results

It was a busy night in the Leitrim All county Football league with games in Division 1 and 2 taking place. With Mohill drawing away...

Toner to win 50th cap for Ireland against Japan

The Irish team to play Japan in the final Test of their tour in Tokyo has been named for Saturday (Kick off 6:40am) Meath man...

Gallant Westmeath performance just not enough to beat The Cats

Kilkenny are through to the 2017 Leinster U21 hurling championship final after seeing off a Westmeath team who really gave the Cats a test. The...

Patrick Gunning

Patrick Gunning.               Mount florence, Gorrynagowna,  Athlone. Wednesday, June, 21st                       Reposing at Portiuncula Hospital Mortuary tomorrow  evening (Fri) from half past five until half past...

Patricia (Patsy) O’Byrne (nee Balfe)

Patricia (Patsy) O'Byrne (nee Balfe) Mullaghavorneen, Longford. Tuesday 20th June. Reposing at Glennon's Funeral Home, Ballinalee Road today (Thur) from four o’clock until six o’clock followed by...

Sean (John) Joseph Boyle

Sean (John) Joseph Boyle Swinton, Manchester and formerly Lisnagirra, Athleague, Co.Roscommon Wednesday June 7th peacefully after a long illness borne gracefully. Beloved husband of the late Annie...

PODCAST: FF TD Eugene Murphy calls out Leo Varadkar in tweet

It was all politics this morning on the Joe Finnegan Show, where Joe spoke to Roscommon Galway Fianna Fáil Deputy Eugene Murphy to find...

PODCAST: Do you know someone who needs a pet sitter so they can go...

The Heads & Tails Pet Care Service is a pet care service with a difference that has been launched at Vita House in Roscommon....

Podcast: Saturday Connection

Jessamine OConnor and Helen Grehan were guests on the Saturday Connection for Music and poetry Monaghan Poets and Songwriters were guests on the Saturday Connection...