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File sent to Gardai over former Longford-Westmeath TD’s alleged failure to return Seanad expenses...

Former Longford-Westmeath TD James Bannon is among 24 people who failed to fully disclose their expenses for last year's Seanad elections according to Sipo...

Longford councillor claims businesses face 50% rise in commercial rates

A local councillor is claiming several Longford businesses could be set to face a 50 per cent increase in their commercial rates next year.The...

House prices in Roscommon, Leitrim and Longford are rising sharply

The average cost of a home in Ireland now stands at around 200-and-34-thousand Euro.A new property survey claims that prices went up nationwide by...

Longford council has officially launched it’s new website

Longford council has officially launched it's new website making it one of the most up to date sites for local authorities across the country.The...
Lakelands

Anglers from Lanesborough and Ballyleague are in France promoting Lough Ree

Anglers from Lanesborough and Ballyleague are in France this weekend to promote Lough Ree to the top anglers of Europe.The Lough Ree Angling Hub...
Knotweed

Longford councillor concerned about spraying of knotweed

A Longford councillor is voicing his concern at what methods are to be used in an operation to kill the highly invasive Japanese Knotweed...

Longford CF campaigner has “good feeling” about Orkambi deal

Longford Cystic Fibrosis campaigner Jillian Mc Nulty says she is cautiously hopeful that the health Minister may be able to secure a deal on...

Longford-Westmeath TDs election expenses revealed

Fianna Fail TD Robert Troy spent the most amount of non-public money in last year's general election of the successful candidates in the Longford-Westmeath...

IDA to meet with Longford County Council in next six weeks

A representative of the IDA is due to attend a meeting of Longford county council in February or March.The news came at this week's...

Union official says Cameron workers are being poorly treated

A union official is accusing the owners of the Cameron plant in Longford of not being truthful with the workforce there over the past...

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...

Coillte agrees to review forestry work in Mote Park

Coillte has agreed to suspend all harvesting works in Mote Park until a new forest-management plan is agreed.Planned tree-felling at the Roscommon town facility...

James (Jimmy) Rabbitte

James (Jimmy) RabbitteBoher, Streamstown, Mullingar, Co Westmeath.Monday January 15th suddenly at his home.Reposing in Rooney’s Funeral Home Ballymore tomorrow (Thurs) from five o’clock until...

Nuala Sheeran (Nee Conlon)

Nuala Sheeran (Nee Conlon)Alderford, Ballyfarnon, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.January 16th peacefully (in her 92nd year) surrounded by and in the tender care of her...

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...