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Four-month delay in Muslims’ case in Longford

A case involving six men charged with alleged public order offences at a mosque in Longford town will not take place for at least...
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Special judge to hear alleged Longford mosque assault case today

Six men with addresses in Edgeworthstown are due before Longford District court this morning in connection with an alleged assault at a mosque in...

Burke backs Varadkar in FG leadership race

Two Roscommon based Fine Gael Senators are backing Leo Varadkar to become the party's new leader. Senators Maura Hopkins and Frank Feighan are endorsing the...

Eight houses at Kenagh sell for €350,000

There is a broad welcome to the news that eight houses at Kenagh in County Longford where illegal dumping has taken place, have sold. The...

PODCAST: Longford Women’s Link discuss worrying rise in domestic violence

Longford Women's Link Moe Reynolds spoke to Anne Norris on today's Let's Talk show about a worrying rise in the number of domestic incidents...

Shannonside Fine Gael members await news on Enda Kenny’s future

The spokesperson for Longford Fine Gael expects the party's leadership contest to take place before the end of June. Michael Carrigy adds that despite speculation...

Call for secondary school in Edgeworthstown

Edgeworthstown needs its own second level school. That's the subject of a notice of motion tabled by Fine Gael councillor Paul Ross at the monthly...

Four-hundred Shannonside drivers detected driving while holding mobile phones since 2015

Almost four hundred motorists have been detected driving while holding a mobile phone in the Shannonside region since January of 2015. New figures released by...

Gardai investigate after several cars targeted in Newtownforbes overnight

Gardai in Longford are investigating after a number of cars were targeted by thieves in the Ballagh area of Newtownforbes in the early hours...

Longford could house Dublin’s homeless

Dublin housing lists could be dispersed to Longford and surrounding counties under a new plan by the Housing Minister Simon Coveney. That's according to local...

Hegarty reviews Friday and Saturdays Roscommon championship action

Willie Hegarty brings us a round up of the Roscommon senior and intermediate championship.
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Leinster reach European final

Leinster have reached their first European Cup final since 2012. The Blues have thrashed Scarlets by 38 points to 16 in their semi final at...
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Munster v Racing Metro: Victor Costello predicts Munster win

Munster take on Racing Metro in the European Champions Cup semi-final tomorrow. Former Leinster and Ireland number 8 Victor Costello looks ahead.

Eugene Glancy

Eugene Glancy. Croghan Road, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Roscommon and formerly of Cloonfad Beg and Hanwell London.  Reposing at the home of his sister Bridgie and brother-in-law Dominic...

Patrick Joseph (P.J) Murray

Patrick Joseph (P.J) Murray. Quay St., Drumsna, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim and formerly of Athenry, Co Galway. Friday, April, 20th peacefully at University College Hospital, Galway in...

Agnes (Aggie) Berry (nee Lynch)

Agnes (Aggie) Berry (nee Lynch). Westlodge and formerly of St Kieran Terrace, Athlone Friday, April, 20th peacefully. Predeceased by her beloved husband Peter. Sadly missed by her...

Farewell to the King of country music

The King of country, an icon in the industry and a man of the people… Today we bid farewell to Big Tom who will...

Funeral mass of Big Tom McBride

The Funeral mass of big Tom McBride as broadcast on Shannonside Northern Sound FM Part one Part two Part three Part four

”He just was the King..there’s no doubt about it” tributes to Big Tom

It was with great sadness we learned of the death of Country music legend Big Tom. The Monaghan star and front man of Big Tom...