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Harristown Court

Two men due back in court charged with Longford drugs seizure

Two men are due back in court this week charged in connection with a drugs seizure made in Longford last week. The foreign nationals, aged...
Garda

Two thirds of all Longford burglaries at commercial units

Longford Gardai are warning business to secure their premises after a reported increase of burglaries at commercial units since the beginning of the year. ...
Ambulance

Longford often left with one ambulance on night duty

Many counties including Longford sometimes have just one ambulance on night duty. Figures obtained by the Irish Independent show that Carlow, Sligo, Meath, Donegal and...
Knotweed

Longford Council prepares major stem injection program to kill Japanese knotweed

People in the Shannonside region are being urged not to try to cut or strim the Japanese Knotweed plant in hedgerows or on the...

Newcastle House may be set to reopen

Planning permission is being sought for various fire safety related works to be carried out on Newcastle House in Ballymahon. The development comes in the...

Planning sought for fire safety works at Newcastle House

Planning permission is being sought for various fire safety related works to be carried out on Newcastle House in Ballymahon. The development comes in the...
Council

Drumlish councillor is new Chairman of Longford council

Councillor Martin Mulleady has been elected as the new Cathaoirleach of Longford County Council. The Fianna Fail councillor takes the chain of office from fellow...

Over 100 new jobs could be created at Longford food plant

The new planning file for the food company expanding in Longford town reveals the new development could create 150 new jobs. Longford County Council is...

Radical increase in Longford property prices could be a ‘blip’

A property expert is warning people the sharp rise in Longford house prices recently may not continue. The latest property-price report from daft.ie shows house...

Gardai praised after major seizure of cannabis in Longford

Two men remain in Garda custody this lunchtime in connection with a major drugs seizure in Longford town. The 32-year-old, and 43-year-old are currently being...

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...

Willie (William) Jordan

Willie (William) Jordan 9 Legion Terrace, Longford Town. Wednesday, June 20th, in Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Dublin Road, Longford. Funeral Mass on (Fri) at eleven o’clock...

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...

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:...