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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...

LISTEN: Owner of burgled Longford post office speaks out

Four men are still being questioned at garda stations in Longford this evening after a series of break-ins across the Shannonside region overnight. Bell's shop...

Public urged to attend Longford water-safety event tonight

Members of the public in the north Longford area are being invited to a timely information evening on water-safety and awareness this evening ahead...
Center Parcs

Center Parcs will create an attitude change in midlands tourism – Ballymahon Traders’ Association...

The head of Ballymahon's Trader's Association believes the Center Parcs project will put 'the midlands on the tourism' map when it is operational. Work is...
Newtownforbes Post office

Four men arrested after break-in at Newtownforbes Post Office

Four men are being detained at Garda stations in Longford this afternoon following a break-in at Newtownforbes Post Office last night. Gardai stopped a vehicle...

Hundreds travel to venerate relic of St Teresa

Hundreds of people from Longford and surrounding counties have been visiting the relic of St Teresa of Calcutta at St Mel's Cathedral this week. The...
Longford

Longford will have no difficulty housing refugees – Warnock

A Longford councillor says he doesn't believe there will be any problem with the county accommodating a number of Syrian refugees under the Irish...
Abuse

Former Longford Councillor claims most judicial expenses so far this year

The largest claim for judicial expenses so far this year was made by a former Longford county councillor. According to new figures from the Courts...

Longford Face Fermanagh in Relegation Play-Off

In a winner-takes-all shoot-out in Ballymachugh, Fermanagh and Longford fight it out to avoid relegation from the intermediate championship grade. For Fermanagh, defeat would represent...

Leinster Open European Defence Against Wasps

Leinster will kick-off their defence of the Heineken Champions Cup title at home to Wasps, then travel to France to take on Toulouse. The European...

Shannonside Region Represented In Connacht U-18 Squad

The Connacht under-18s management team have included four players from the Shannonside region in their inter-provincial squad. Creggs pair Aodha Hession and Sam O’Sullivan, Buccaneers...

Frankie O’Neill

Frankie O’Neill Tower View, St. Anne’s Terrace, Athlone, Co. Westmeath Friday 17th August.  Reposing at his sister Jackie’s residence, 3 Beachville on Sunday from five o’clock...

Sean Howard

Sean Howard Carra, Granard, Co. Longford Thursday 16th August, peacefully at Cavan General Hospital surrounded by his loving family.  Devoted husband of Winnie and father of...

Dolly Rushe (née Davis)

Dolly Rushe (née Davis) Rathcroghan, Tulsk and formerly of Feeragh, Ballymurray, Knockcroghery, Co Roscommon. Friday August 17th, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff...

Social Welfare, Northern Ireland and the banks

It's Friday, and that can only mean one thing - the Joe Finnegan Show panel. Every week, we invite a panel of guests on to...

Operation update

It was the show that asked contestants to bare all by stepping on the scales in their lycra for the viewers at home. Yes, we...

LISTEN: Is Croke Park suitable for an infant?

On the Joe Finnegan Show yesterday, we heard about a fanatical Tyrone supporter who brought their 16-week-old son to the All-Ireland semi-final against Monaghan last weekend. Today,...