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Gardai

Warning over theft from vehicles in Longford

Drivers are being urged to make sure valuables are secure in their vehicles if they have to leave them there. The warning comes following the...
Thomas Ashe

Ballinalee to remember Thomas Ashe with series of events today

A number of special events to remember one of Ireland's greatest ever patriots are taking place in Ballinalee in Longford today One hundred years after...
Anniversary mass

Demola lived life to the full and gave us 17 golden years of memories

The funeral mass for a young Longford teenager has been told that Demola lived life to the full and that; "Death is not the...
Thailand

Friends and family of Longford man killed in Thai road crash to host special...

Friends and family of a Longford man killed in a road crash in Thailand last month are to gather to remember him at a...

PODCAST: Longford town to get innovation hub

Longford County Council announced recently that it has an agreement in place to buy the old Providers premises in the centre of the town. The...

Gardai investigating death of 10-week-old Longford baby

An inquest into the death of a 10-week old Longford baby has been postponed until January 2018. The court heard that gardai are currently investigating...
SIPO

SIPO reveal delay in Tim Caffrey investigation “beyond the Commission’s control”

The Standards in Office Public Commission has revealed that no progress has been made into allegations of a breach of ethics made against former...

CSO reveal Longford population boom

The latest census results show the population of Longford increased by over twice that of Leitrim and Roscommon combined in the last five years. The...

Hundreds pay tribute to Longford teenager at emotional memorial event

A Go Fund Me page has been set up to help the family of a Longford teenager who died in a drowning accident on...

Tributes continue after Tarmonbarry drowning tragedy

Templemichael College Community School says it is putting supports in place following the death of 16-year-old student Damola Adetosoye. A post-mortem examination is taking place...

Galway win the Nestor Cup

  Galway 0-16 Roscommon 2-06 Roscommon’s bid to land their second Connacht senior football championship in a-row came to an end after a strong second half from Galway...

Wicklow see off Longford challenge in Leinster semi-final

Leinster Ladies Intermediate semi-final Wicklow 3-13 Longford 0-4. After the game Longford captain Mairead Moore spoke with Deniese O'Flaherty.

Roscommon beaten in Connacht Under 20 final

Connacht Under 20 football championship final: Mayo 3-16 Roscommon 1-6 Roscommon  were defeated by 16 points by Mayo in the inaugural Connacht Under 20 football championship final. The...

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue. Wembley, U.K and formerly Granard, Co. Longford. Who died on 11th June peacefully at Northwick Park Hospital. Sadly missed by his loving...

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)  New York and formerly of Derrane Road, Roscommon. June 14th, 2018.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph, daughter of the late...

Thomas Keary

Thomas Keary. Wallaceburg, Canada and formerly of Clonkeen, Streete, Co. Westmeath, suddenly in Canada. Predeceased by his companion Dorris Foster. Thomas will be sadly missed by his...

Life in the fast lane

How comfortable are you taking directions from your other half while driving? On today's Joe Finnegan Show we caught up with Leitrim based couple Katjua...

LISTEN BACK: Halting the decline of rural communities

Rural communities in our region are doing all they can to put a halt on depopulation. Social-media campaigns are shining a light on all there...

LISTEN BACK: JF Show weekly panel discussion

The Pope's imminent visit to Ireland, Sinn Féin's possible motion of no confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy and the US-North Korea peace pact:...