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Longford

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...
Retail Excellence Awards

Five Shannonside stores nominated for Retail Excellence awards

Five businesses in the Shannonside region have been named among the top 100 stores in Ireland. The Retail Excellence awards recognise customer service and rate...
Circuit

Head of Free Legal Advice Centres admits Longford Legal Aid Board delays are concerning

The head of the Free Legal Advice centers says the lengthy delay in accessing legal aid in Longford is a huge concern. New figures in...

Well-known local priest moves to Edgeworthstown

A number of clerical changes have been announced by Bishop francis Duffy across the diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnoise. Fr Tom Healy, the current administrator...

Costa in Longford temporarily closed over toilet issue

A spokesperson for Costa Coffee has confirmed a jumper stuffed down a toilet was the reason for a two-day closure of their Longford town...

O’Hanlon Claims Fourth Longford Marathon Crown

Gary O’Hanlon made landed his fourth Longford Marathon on Sunday August 19 in a new course record of 2:21.00. O’Hanlon the reigning Irish national marathon...

Longford Senior Football Results W/E August 19

Peter Hanley Longford Senior football championship Clonguish 1-20 Ballymahon 1-7 Mostrim 1-12 Abbeylara 1-11 Group Two Carrickedmond 1-8 Mullinalaghta 1-21 Granard 1-9 Colmcille 1-17. Group Three Killoe 0-12 Dromard 1-10. Peter...

Roscommon Club Championship Results W/E 19 August

Roscommon Senior, Intermediate and Junior results week-ending August 19. Hodson Bay Hotel Roscommon Senior Football Championship results Section A Sunday August 19, Strokestown 2-10 Clan na...

Annie Macken (nee Gavin)

Annie Macken (nee Gavin) Battery Heights, Athlone and formerly of Derrylahan. Monday 20th August. Reposing at the Strand Funeral home on Wednesday from half past five until...

John Roche

John Roche Kidlawn House, Ballinasloe, Co. Roscommon Sunday 19th August. Reposing at Grenham’s Funeral Home, Ballinasloe, Tuesday from six o’clock until eight o’clock.  Private removal on Wednesday...

Mary Mulligan

Mary Mulligan Lisnagabara, Four Roads, Co. Roscommon Sunday 19th August, Suddenly in her 93rd year, at the residence of her sister Bridie. Reposing at Dempsey’s...

A rhyme for all – exam results

  Congrats to all you students, that are in this frenzy zone Whether your results were high or low, you will not be on your own I...

RECIPE : TRADITIONAL IRISH STEW

I think it's fair to say that we here on the Joe Finnegan Show could do with any help we can get in the...

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...