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Trains

Call for light rail service from Longford to Sligo

A call has been made for an early morning light rail service to connect Longford to Sligo town.Sligo Fianna Fáil councillor Seamus Kilgannon has...

Heavy traffic as thousands attend ploughing championships

Fans of the National Ploughing Championships are being warned to travel in plenty of time and to expect delays as the first day of...
House

REVEALED: Cheapest home in Longford last month sold for under €10,000

The most expensive home in the Shannonside region sold last month reached a price of €290,000Figures from the Property Price Register last month reveal...
Meth

Polish man charged in connection with alleged Granard meth lab faces further charges

nn Polish man has appeared in court in connection with the alleged manufacture of drugs in the Granard area.Tomasz Toczek with an address at...
Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin

Fianna Fail leader critical of Longford Council for not building more social housing units

The Fianna Fáil leader has accused the Taoiseach of insuring Fine Gael's election manifesto is ready by November instead of insuring homeless people are...
Fog

Gardai in Longford warning drivers of very thick fog this morning

Gardai in Longford are urging drivers to take care as dense fog is being reported in many areas of the county this morning.Extra caution...

Fianna Fáil top brass gather for think-in in Longford

Fianna Fáil is hosting its annual parliamentary party think-in in Longford this afternoon.The party's TDs and Senators are set to gather in the Longford...

Longford service station wins major industry award

County Longford forecourt retailer Hanlon's Gala Applegreen Service Station has won a major industry prize at Ireland's biggest retail awards held earlier this month.The...

Longford council backs call for refunds for early rates payments

Longford county councillors have called for businesses to be given a refund if they pay their rates early.At a meeting of the local authority...

Longford Westmeath TD critical of Ryanair flights cancellation

The travel plans of hundreds of Irish passengers have been hit by the cancellation of an estimated two thousand Ryanair flights.The airline is cancelling...

Meet Nuala McGoey Longford Rugby Player

Longford Woman all about enjoyment and learning this season.By Tommy ButlerName: Nuala McGoeyNationality: IrishHometown: LongfordPosition: Longford Woman’s Head Coach/FlankerCoaching Qualifications: IRFU Level 3Coaching Philosophy:...

Longford Dismiss Mullingar For Three Wins In-A-Row

Mullingar 5Longford 41Longford ended their Midland League Group A campaign with a maximum 15 points after a comprehensive win over Mullingar.It was a game...

Sutton Swoops for Last Gasp Buccaneers Winner

Last gasp try secures Buccaneers clean sweep Connacht senior league victoriesBy Michael SilkeCorinthians 25Buccaneers 28A last gasp John Sutton try saw Buccaneers complete a...

Margaret Casey (née Mc Tiernan)

Margaret Casey (née Mc Tiernan)Sheegora, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.Sunday, September, 16th peacefully, surrounded by her devoted family and in the tender care of the...

PJ Casey

PJ CaseyRap-pa-ree-hill, Lanesboro, Co Longford.Sunday 16th September peacefully at Porticuncila Hospital Ballinasloe. Reposing at Farrells funeral home, Lanesboro, Tuesday from four o’clock until seven...

Gaynor French (nee Duke)

Gaynor French (nee Duke)Castlecole, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon and late of U.K.Sunday, September, 16th peacefully at the Galway Hospice, surrounded by her loving family. Reposing...

LISTEN: Iceland boss reveals plans for more local stores

Major food retailer Iceland intends to open a store in Carrick-on-Shannon.The chain, which specialises in frozen food, opened a supermarket in Roscommon town last...

LISTEN: Michael Harding joins JF live in studio

On Tuesday’s I’m A Buddhist Cavan native and Leitrim local Michael Harding joins Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his new book and his...

LISTEN: Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin on The Joe Finnegan Show

Leader of Fianna Fail Micheál Martin talks seats in the Shannonside Northern Sound region and all the challenges that lie ahead for the opposition...