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Concerns over 150-jobs development planned for Longford

Serious concerns have been raised about a planned development in Longford that could create 150 jobs. Residents have raised fears about the impact it could...
Dunaras

Dunaras residents claim development would “suck the soul out of it”

Residents of a Ballymahon housing estate claim a proposed development is going 'suck the soul out of it' if it is given the green...

Derek Scanlon named new head of St Christopher’s Services

The newly appointed CEO of St Christopher's Services in Longford says he hopes to put a plan in place that will allow present services...
Mother Teresa

Relic of Mother Teresa to arrive at St Mel’s Cathedral today

A relic of St. Teresa of Calcutta formerly known as Mother Teresa will be brought to St Mel's Cathedral in Longford this evening. The first...

Huge funding boost for Longford Royal Canal Greenway project

The Royal Canal Greenway Project in Longford and the Athlone Regional Sports Centre are to get almost one and a half million euro under...

People set to be fined if their dogs continue to foul the streets of...

People are set to be fined if their dogs continue to foul the streets of the Longford town area. At a meeting of Longford Municipal...

Longford councillor wants local authority to begin hedge cutting earlier in the summer

A Longford councillor is calling on the local authority to begin cutting hedges earlier in the summer. Ballymahon area Fianna Fail councillor Mick Cahill made...

Extensive geological survey to focus on Shannonside region

A major geological survey is to take place across parts of the region over the next couple of months. Soil and water samples from streams...

Plans to increase Lanesboro substation capacity unveiled

Proposals to increase the capacity of the Lanesboro substation on the Longford-Roscommon border were outlined to members of the Ballymahon Municipal District yesterday. A team...
Cladding

Gardai investigating theft of cladding worth €16,000 from well-known Longford home

Gardaí are appealing for information on the theft of €16,000's worth of building material near Longford town. Overnight last Wednesday and Thursday, a substantial amount...

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...