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Increase in number getting dole payments in Shannonside region

There was an increase of over 200 people on the live register in the Shannonside region last month according to new figures from the...

Republican prisoner defends ”right to protest against prison regime”

A Republican prisoner from County Longford is defending his ''right to protest against the prison regime in the future'' as he sees fit. It follows...

Longford County Council spent over €160,000 on its halting site

Longford County Council spent more than €160,000 on works at its halting site in a recent two-year period - even though only two families...

Motorists reminded to take extra care on the roads

Drivers hitting the road for the bank holiday weekend are been reminded to take extra care on their journeys. In the last few weeks, there...

Lough Ree Monster Festival will take place over the bank holiday weekend

The Lough Ree Monster Festival will take place over the Bank Holiday weekend with an array of musical talent taking to the stage. On Saturday...
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PODCAST: Concern about Syrian refugees coming to Longford

A Longford councillor says she is completely opposed to a decision by the council today to house 10 Syrian refugee families next year. Independent Councillor...

Councillor opposed to housing refugees in Longford

An Longford councillor says she is completely opposed to a decision by the council today to house 10 Syrian refugee families next year. Independent Councillor...
Council

Council confirms ten Syrian families to be resettled across Longford next year

Longford county council has confirmed that ten Syrian families are to be accommodated in the county as part of a government programme to resettle...
Longford Court

Men due before special sitting of Longford District Court following multiple break-ins

A number of men arrested in connection with alleged break-ins at several premises in the Shannonside region are due before a special sitting of...
Asylum

Longford County Council to hold special meeting to discuss arrival of Syrian refugees

A special meeting of Longford County Council will be held this morning to discuss the housing of Syrian refugees in the county. It's expected that...

Longford Town Back In Promotion Mix

Longford Town 3 Wexford FC 0 Longford Town got their promotion push back on track with a comfortable three-nil victory over Wexford FC at the City...

Longford SFC Results – Saturday July 21

Peter Hanley Motors Senior Football Group One Rd 1. Mostrim 1-9 Ballymahon 0-12 Rd1. Abbeylara 0-17 Clonguish 1-14 Table Team P W D L Pts Abbeylara 1 0 1 0 1 Ballymahon 1 0 1 0 1 Clonguish 1 0 1 0 1 Mostrim 1 0 1 0 1   Group Two Rd1. Mullinalaghta 2-17 Colmcille 0-8 Rd1. Carrickedmond 2-6 St Mary's...

McStay see’s red as Roscommon Dream Ends

Roscommon 0-13 Donegal 0-20 Roscomon’s All-Ireland championship dream came to an end after Donegal inflicted a straight forward seven point victory in Dr. Hyde Park. Donegal had...

Mary Mathews (nee Carberry)

Mary Mathews (nee Carberry) Cartrons, Kenagh, Co. Longford. Saturday, July 21st, peacefully surrounded by her family at her sister Lena Duncan’s residence, Ballymulvey, Ballymahon, Co. Longford. Reposing...

William (Bill) Doyle

William (Bill) Doyle St Patrick’s Terrace, Edgeworthstown and formerly of Crosskeys, Battery Rd, Longford and Newport, Legan. Friday, July 20th. Predeceased by his wife Mary...

Elizabeth (Betty) Riddell (nee Leech)

Elizabeth (Betty) Riddell (nee Leech) St. Michael's Place, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Friday 20th July. Reposing at Serenity Funeral Home, Main Street, Ballinasloe Saturday from six o’clock...

Listen back – JF SHOW PANEL

Talk about 'Putin' your foot in it... Would or Wouldn't?? Who could have imagined the uproar these words and subsequent back track that would have...

Falling in love with a prisoner

How does it happen that you fall in love with your penpal who happens to be a prisoner serving a life sentence in America? On...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 16th of July 2018

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening between eight and nine. Monaghan minor manager Seamus McEneaney spoke about Monaghans Ulster minor championship success and...