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One woman injured after serious road crash on N55

A woman is in a stable condition at Beaumont hospital this evening following a road traffic collision on the N55 earlier today.The incident happened...

N55 closed following serious road crash

The N55 between Edgeworthstown and Ballymahon is closed following what's been described as a bad accident on the route around lunchtime today.Two vehicles are...

Dairy farmers in midlands to take some time to recover

Dairy farmers in the midlands region will take some time to recover from difficulties faced during the 2016.Longford IFA Chairman Sean Conefrey says that...

New figures show 1200 people on rent supplement in Shannonside region

New figures have revealed there was over 1,200 people on rent supplement in the Shannonside region up to the end of November last year.Figures...

Shannonside house prices rise sharply

House prices in the Shannonside region have risen by an average of 13 per cent over the past year – but remain the cheapest...
Lakelands

Public urged to back Longford tourism projects

A senior Longford County Council official is hoping the public supports a number of new tourism and rural development projects planned for 2017.The county...

Two people hospitalised after Ballinalee collision

Two people were taken to hospital for treatment after a two-vehicle collision in north Longford last night.Gardai said that, at about 11.20pm, a Jeep...

Granard woman died in Cavan crash

The elderly woman who died in a single-vehicle crash in Co Cavan has been named as Jennie McGivney, from Granard, Co Longford.The collision occurred...

Bird Flu has reached Ireland

The Department of Agriculture has confirmed the H5N8 strain of avian flu has been identified in a wild duck in County Wexford.There's very little...

Public asked to avoid non-essential visits to Tullamore hospital due to outbreak of flu

The public are being asked to stay away from one of the Shannonside region's biggest hospitals due to an outbreak of flu.The Midland Regional...

RDFL Challenge cup draws

The draws for the Preliminary Round and Round 1 of the RDFL Challenge Cup were made  at the League Headquarters in Lecarrow under the...

Longford Towns Aodh Devlin featured for the under 19 side

The Republic of Ireland Under-19s defeated an ETB FAI Select XI 3-0  at the AUL Complex, Clonshaugh on Thursday afternoon. The side featured Longford...

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...

Josie Walsh (nee Maguire)

Josie Walsh (nee Maguire).Mariemount Grove Church Street, Ballinamore and formerly of Drumdiffer, Drumreilly, Co Leitrim.Saturday, January, 20th.Reposing at her residence tomorrow (Sun) from two...

Peter Brennan

Peter Brennan.Ballymore, Boyle, Co Roscommon.Friday, January, 19th peacefully at Drumderrig Nursing Home, Boyle.Sadly, missed by his sister Kathleen Keavney (Ballinameen), brother Thomas (England),...

Kathleen Brennan (née McDermott)

Kathleen Brennan (née McDermott).Grove, Kilteevan, Co Roscommon.Saturday, January, 19th peacefully in the devoted care of the staff at the Sacred Heart Home, Roscommon.Beloved...

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...