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€1.25m for new library in Edgeworthstown

The development of a new Edgeworthstown library has received a major funding boost, with €1.25 million granted from the government. Plans for the new library...

TV star John Brennan claims Longford needs more festivals to sell itself

More festivals and events need to be organised in Longford in order for the county to sell itself to visitors. That's the view of tourism...

Hiqa finds fire risks at midlands children’s centre

The Health Information and Quality Authority has found fire risks at a children's residential centre in the midlands. It also claims healthy lifestyles weren't always...

Edgeworthstown area surveyed for potential of full time credit union

People in the Edgeworthstown area are being urged to give their opinions on the potential of a full time credit union. Earlier this year, Ulster...

Hopes of major announcement on Ballymahon’s Newcastle House

Reports in south Longford suggest that a major announcement about the future of Newcastle House in Ballymahon could be made later this week. Recent activity...

Longford Gardai investigate break-in at waste water treatment plant

Gardai in Longford are investigating two break-ins which occurred in the town in the last 48 hours. A business on New Street in the town...

Major gum removal operation to begin on Longford streets today

A major operation is to begin later this evening to remove chewing gum from the main streets of Longford town. Longford council has committed €20,000...

New initiative to be launched to tackle Midlands litter blackspots

A new initiative will be launched next Thursday to encourage local communities to tackle litter blackspots in their area. The “Back to Beauty” project involves...

Longford tourism discussion to feature TV star John Brennan

Anyone with an interest in tourism in county Longford is being invited to attend a Discussion on Tourism in the Backstage Theatre next Tuesday. John...

Autism awareness events to be held in Shannonside region

People in Longford are being urged to find out more about autism. The local branch of the Midlands West and Border Autism Support group are...

Friend is new Connacht Head Coach

Connacht Rugby Andy Friend as the province’s new Head Coach, having signed a three-year contact. Friend will arrive in the Sportsground in late June to...

Guickan names Leitrim team for Roscommon semi-final

Benny Guickan has named the Leitrim team for Saturday’s Connacht senior semi-final against Roscommon. The game is live on Shannonside FM from 5.30pm with our...

Mohill to appeal to Connacht Council

Mohill chairman Padraig McLaughlin has revealed that Mohill will appeal to the Connacht council the result of last week’s league game against Ballinamore Sean...

Kevin Sorohan

Kevin Sorohan Gubadorish, Drumlish, Co. Longford. Thursday, May 24th. Reposing at his residence. Removal to arrive on (Sun) to St Mary’s church, Gortlettra for Mass at...

Seamus McIntyre

Seamus McIntyre Cornamuckla, Loch Gowna, Co. Cavan. Tuesday, May 22nd, peacefully at Cavan General Hospital. Reposing at Lakelands Funeral Home & Crematorium, Cavan tomorrow (Fri) from four...

Mary Goode (nee Ryan)

Mary Goode (nee Ryan) Who died in New York on March, 11th, 2018. Predeceased by her beloved husband Paddy, late of Monksland, Old Tuam...

PODCAST: Cook County President visits Roscommon

The Mayor of Roscommon, Orla Leyden has hosted Toni Preckwinkle, the highest ranking public official of Cook county, in Roscommon town and the Hudson...

‘Guardians of the GAA’

 Guardians of the GAA’, is a history of the GAA from the perspective of Garda involvement. The book, written by Brian Willoughby and Noel Hynes,...

Referendum debate

This Friday 25th May, you will be asked to vote on a proposal to change the Constitution of Ireland. The proposed change to the...