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Longford civic offices makeover to begin in February

Longford county council has confirmed that refurbishment work on the civic offices in the town will get underway next month.The Municipal District's January meeting...

‘Nail’ vulture fund owners of vandalised Longford homes – Browne

Longford County Council has committed to pursuing the owners of vacant damaged properties in the town in order to force them to pay to...

Councillor defends Enda Kenny over alleged commercial rates remarks

Enda Kenny is being defended by a Longford councillor after comments allegedly made by the Taoiseach at a meeting this week upset local traders...

North Longford Councillor wants ‘fair slice of cake’ of roads funding

A North Longford councillor claims that the government needs to distribute roads funding more equally following the 2017 allocation to the local authority.It was...

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...

Donie Shine senior to be given hall of fame award posthumously

Its been announced that the Hall of Fame award for 2017 at the Roscommon sports star of the year awards  is being posthumously given...

Local teams all set for All Ireland volleyball finals

Three schools in the region are all set for the All-Ireland schools volleyball finals which take place in UCD on Thursday.There's a unique all...

Mathews feels O’Neill club rumours unhelpful to international side

Stoke City appointed Paul Lambert as the club’s new manager after a week of speculation linking republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill to the...

Bridie Dunne (nee Casey)

Bridie Dunne (nee Casey).Marian Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon and formally of Cootehall.Friday, January, 19th peacefully in the loving care of the wonderful staff...

Maureen Comerton (Nee O’Sullivan)

Maureen Comerton (Nee O’Sullivan)Retreat Heights, AthloneFriday January 19th in her 97th year.Predeceased by her beloved husband Austin, late brother John L and Michael and...

Patrick (Pat) Moylan

Patrick (Pat) MoylanMain Street, Ballinlough, Co Roscommon.Friday January 19th peacefully in Ave Maria Nursing Home, Tooreen.Former member and chairman of Roscommon County Council.Reposing at...

SPECSAVERS ITEM

 What type of glasses would suit a square or a round face?Fiona Ferguson from Specsavers opticians in Longford joined us on the show to...

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...