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Three people remain in custody over €120k Edgeworthstown drugs seizure

Three people remain in custody this morning in connection with a major drugs seizure in Longford yesterday.Six kilos of cannabis and a small amount...

Three arrested after seizure of €125,000 worth of drugs in Edgeworthstown

Gardai have arrested three people and seized €125,000 of drugs following a co-ordinated series of raids in Edgeworthstown.Two women in their 20s and 50s...

LISTEN: Angry scenes outside court after Longford mosque assault convictions

There have been angry scenes outside Longford District  Court this afternoon following the conviction of four men for assault at a mosque in Longford.The...
Longford court

Four men convicted of assault at Longford mosque

Four Edgeworthstown men have been convicted of an assault at a Longford mosque in 2015Following a three day trial, Judge John Cheatle found four...
Longford court

Verdict due in Longford mosque row case this morning

A verdict is expected to be delivered in the case of six Edgeworthstown men facing charges connected to an alleged assault at a mosque...

LISTEN: Funding shortfall for local Alzheimer’s centres

On Wednesday afternoon, the official opening took place of the Alzheimer's Society of Ireland's new offices in Longford town.A total of 55,000 people in Ireland...
Direct provision

Longford asylum-seekers not allowed build place of worship in direct provision centre

The Department of Justice has declined a request from Longford asylum-seekers for a place of worship in their direct-provision centre.In documents released under the...

Alzheimer’s Society launches new midlands centre in Longford

The chief executive of the Alzheimer's Society of Ireland has called on the state to provide increased funding for its new branch in Longford...

Ross says high speed train could mean 40 mins from Longford to Dublin

A high-speed train between Dublin and Sligo would mean Longford commuters facing only a 40 to 50 minute trip to the capital.That's according to...

Shannonside Councils respond to over 100 Ophelia-related incidents

Roscommon County Council responded to approximately fifty incidents of fallen trees in the county yesterday following Storm Ophelia.Emergency crews worked until 10 pm last...

Dubarry Park Hosts Connacht Eagles and Ospreys

Connacht Eagles take on their Ospreys counterparts in Round three of the Celtic Cup under the Dubarry Park floodlights on Friday night.There has been...

Party of Five in Leitrim Senior Championship

Five teams remain in the Connacht Gold Leitrim Senior football championship.Leitrim P.R.O Declan Bohan says after a busy fixture list, the strongest teams in...

Study on Life of Inter-County Players

GAA players spend up to 31-hours a week on inter-county commitments - that's according to a new study from the E-S-R-I.The study was commissioned...

Irene Lee (nee O’Reilly)

Irene Lee (nee O’Reilly)Aughagreagh, Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford.Tuesday, 18th September peacefully after a short illness at the Regional Hospital, Mullingar.Loving wife of Peter and sister...

Michael (Mick) O’Roarke

Michael (Mick) O’RoarkeCreggs, Co. Galway.Wednesday, September, 19th, peacefully in his 96th year.Beloved husband of the late Sarah and loving father of...

Thomas (Tom) Smith

Thomas (Tom) Smith.Knockroe, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Tuesday, 18th, September peacefully surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff of...

LISTEN: Iceland boss reveals plans for more local stores

Major food retailer Iceland intends to open a store in Carrick-on-Shannon.The chain, which specialises in frozen food, opened a supermarket in Roscommon town last...

LISTEN: Michael Harding joins JF live in studio

On Tuesday’s I’m A Buddhist Cavan native and Leitrim local Michael Harding joins Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his new book and his...

LISTEN: Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin on The Joe Finnegan Show

Leader of Fianna Fail Micheál Martin talks seats in the Shannonside Northern Sound region and all the challenges that lie ahead for the opposition...