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Derek Scanlon named new head of St Christopher’s Services

The newly appointed CEO of St Christopher's Services in Longford says he hopes to put a plan in place that will allow present services...
Mother Teresa

Relic of Mother Teresa to arrive at St Mel’s Cathedral today

A relic of St. Teresa of Calcutta formerly known as Mother Teresa will be brought to St Mel's Cathedral in Longford this evening. The first...

Huge funding boost for Longford Royal Canal Greenway project

The Royal Canal Greenway Project in Longford and the Athlone Regional Sports Centre are to get almost one and a half million euro under...

People set to be fined if their dogs continue to foul the streets of...

People are set to be fined if their dogs continue to foul the streets of the Longford town area. At a meeting of Longford Municipal...

Longford councillor wants local authority to begin hedge cutting earlier in the summer

A Longford councillor is calling on the local authority to begin cutting hedges earlier in the summer. Ballymahon area Fianna Fail councillor Mick Cahill made...

Extensive geological survey to focus on Shannonside region

A major geological survey is to take place across parts of the region over the next couple of months. Soil and water samples from streams...

Plans to increase Lanesboro substation capacity unveiled

Proposals to increase the capacity of the Lanesboro substation on the Longford-Roscommon border were outlined to members of the Ballymahon Municipal District yesterday. A team...
Cladding

Gardai investigating theft of cladding worth €16,000 from well-known Longford home

Gardaí are appealing for information on the theft of €16,000's worth of building material near Longford town. Overnight last Wednesday and Thursday, a substantial amount...

Fly-tipping at ‘all-time high’ in Longford town – Councillor Gerry Warnock

It's being claimed fly-tipping is at an all-time high in Longford town. Tidy towns representatives and local councillors have expressed grave concern and are calling...

Public asked for views on Longford mental health services

The public is being asked for their views of mental health services in the Longford region at a number of special workshops being hosted...

Galway win the Nestor Cup

  Galway 0-16 Roscommon 2-06 Roscommon’s bid to land their second Connacht senior football championship in a-row came to an end after a strong second half from Galway...

Wicklow see off Longford challenge in Leinster semi-final

Leinster Ladies Intermediate semi-final Wicklow 3-13 Longford 0-4. After the game Longford captain Mairead Moore spoke with Deniese O'Flaherty.

Roscommon beaten in Connacht Under 20 final

Connacht Under 20 football championship final: Mayo 3-16 Roscommon 1-6 Roscommon  were defeated by 16 points by Mayo in the inaugural Connacht Under 20 football championship final. The...

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue. Wembley, U.K and formerly Granard, Co. Longford. Who died on 11th June peacefully at Northwick Park Hospital. Sadly missed by his loving...

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)  New York and formerly of Derrane Road, Roscommon. June 14th, 2018.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph, daughter of the late...

Thomas Keary

Thomas Keary. Wallaceburg, Canada and formerly of Clonkeen, Streete, Co. Westmeath, suddenly in Canada. Predeceased by his companion Dorris Foster. Thomas will be sadly missed by his...

Life in the fast lane

How comfortable are you taking directions from your other half while driving? On today's Joe Finnegan Show we caught up with Leitrim based couple Katjua...

LISTEN BACK: Halting the decline of rural communities

Rural communities in our region are doing all they can to put a halt on depopulation. Social-media campaigns are shining a light on all there...

LISTEN BACK: JF Show weekly panel discussion

The Pope's imminent visit to Ireland, Sinn Féin's possible motion of no confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy and the US-North Korea peace pact:...