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Longford Chamber president slams Taoiseach’s attitude to rates issue

The president of Longford Chamber of Commerce has hit out at the Taoiseach after he allegedly dismissed local traders concerns over increasing commercial rates.Approximately...

Bumper funding package announced for roads near Center Parcs project

Longford County Council has received an additional  €1.1million in funding to improve roads specifically around the Centre Parcs site in Ballymahon.The government's road allocation...

Longford man who developed rural scheme wants greater cash incentives

A Longford man, who was one of the key architects of the government's new rural regeneration project, doesn't expect it come on stream until...

64-year-old man due in Longford court charged with assault

A 64-man is due before Longford District court this morning charged in connection with an alleged assault.The man, who is believed to be from...

Hopes rise significant progress will be made on upgrading N4

Two local government representatives are raising hopes that significant progress could soon be made on the upgrade of the N4 and the N5.The topic...

St Christopher’s asked for additional funding four times last year

St Christopher's Services in Longford has lobbied the state four times over the past year for extra funding to run its services for people...

Post-mortem today on Longford woman’s body found on Donegal beach

A post-mortem is due to be carried on the body of a woman, believed to be from Longford, which was found in Donegal last...

Government to unveil €60million rural plan in Ballymahon today

The Taoiseach and the Minister for Heritage Heather Humphreys will be in Ballymahon today to launch a new government plan aimed at revitalising rural...

Office of Public Works owns vacant properties across Shannonside

The Office of Public Works has revealed that it owns seven vacant properties across Leitrim, Roscommon and Longford, and all of them are former...

Planning permission granted for works at Killashee church

Planning permission has been granted by Longford County Council for works at St Patricks Church in Killashee.The works which are to be carried out...

The O’Byrne Cup game that made history

It was a historic day in Pairc Tailteann, Navan on Sunday as the first ever free taking competition in inter-county football decided the Bord Ná...

Longford Town preparing for pre-season friendly opener with Shamrock Rovers

Longford Town have returned to pre-season training and will continue their build up to the new season with a match against Shamrock Rovers next...
Rugby

Longford move to second in Leinster League 1B

Longford 36Coolmines 10Longford are now just six points behind leaders Suttonians after dispatching of Coolmines at CPL Park on Sunday.The bonus point win pushed...

Marie Flanagan (nee Carney)

Marie Flanagan (nee Carney)Breffni Cresent, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim and formerly Boheroe, Elphin,Co. Roscommon.Sunday 14th January peacefully at the North/West Hospice, Sligo.Beloved wife...

Kathleen Mc Cormack, (nee Spellman)

Kathleen Mc Cormack, (nee Spellman)Beech Park West, Athlone Co. Westmeath and formerly of Cournaglea, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.Sunday, 14th, January, peacefully. Sadly missed by...

Tom Greene

Tom Greene.Coolcam, Ballinlough, Co. Roscommon, peacefully at home. Reposing at his residence tomorrow evening (Tues) from five o’clock until eight o’clock.Funeral Mass in...

Should B and B’s charge a booking deposit?

 You heard it here last week – the Restaurants association of Ireland is calling on its members to request non - refundable deposits to...

SLURRY SPREADING AND THE FODDER CRISIS

Slurry spreading will begin on farms across the region in the coming weeks when the closed period comes to an end.Counties in Zone B...

Social media and young people’s moods

Over one thousand secondary school students have entered the competition and previous winners have gone on to become billionaires.Students from St Bricin's college, Belturbet...