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Longford

Plans for Lough Ree Wilderness Park to be unveiled in new year

Longford County Council is to seek co-operation with local authorities in Roscommon and Westmeath and Offaly in the development of a Mid Western Wilderness...

A number of cars sustained damage last night in the Market Square, Longford

A number of cars sustained damage last night in the Market Square, Longford.In one of the instances, a garda patrol car was damaged while...

A Christmas service is in operation for the Midoc helpline

The HSE is asking the public to be aware that a Christmas service is in operation for the Midoc helpline and that limited opening...

Longford council official hopeful of some news on N4 in 2017

A senior official with Longford County Council is hopeful that an agreement will be reached on upgrading of N4 from Mullingar to RooskyTalks have...

St Mel’s continues to draw huge numbers to Longford

The restored St Mel's Cathedral in Longford town has continued to draw large numbers of visitors over the past year.The devastation of the Christmas...

Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnoise says Christmas is about celebrating family and close connections

The Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnoise says Christmas is about celebrating family and close connections.In his Christmas message, Francis Duffy says Jesus was born...

A number of Christmas day swims are taking place around the region

The annual Leitrim ice-breakers Christmas day swim will take place in carrick-on-Shannon and Ballinamore today.  The first group are in the water at 12.30pm...

Bishop of Elphin issues Christmas message

The Bishop of Elphin is urging people to remember the value of family this Christmas.In his Christmas message, Bishop Doran says one of his...

Over 50% increase in local drink drive detections this December

There's been a 55% increase in the number of people detected for drink drinking in the Roscommon Longford garda division during December this year,...

Edenderry decision should be good news for Lanesborough power station – Fitzmaurice

Roscommon-Galway Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice is welcoming the decision by Bord Pleanála to grant permission for the Edenderry power plant in Offaly.Bord Pleanála announced this...

International rugby returning to Dubarry Park

In 2016, Dubarry Park in Athlone ceased hosting Ireland’s under 20 Six Nations rugby home games. The games were relocated to Donnybrook.It’s expected that...

SAINT FRANCIS LADIES LINED OUT AT PÁIDÍÓ SÉ TOURNAMENT

Leitrim’s St. Francis Ladies lined out in the intermediate competition last at weekend’s Lidl Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé 2018, the famed club Gaelic football tournament and festival...

Current Roscommon side can emulate the four-in-a-row legends

‘The Current Roscommon senior team and reigning Connacht champions can emulate the Roscommon team that won four Connacht championships in a row from 1977...

Henry Hamilton

Henry HamiltonCranleybeg, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford and North Circular Road, Dublin.Tuesday February 20th peacefully at the Mater Hospital, Dublin.Predeceased by his brother Willie....

Bridgie Connelly

Bridgie Connelly.Newtown, Glinsk, Via Castlerea, Co. Galway.Wednesday, 21st February, peacefully at University College Hospital Galway. Reposing at Divilly's Funeral Home Glenamaddy,  tomorrow evening...

Eddie Boland

Eddie Boland.Bradford, England and formerly of Ashbrook, Scramogue, Co. Roscommon.Who died on January, 22nd in Bradford.Funeral Mass was celebrated on 1st February in Bradford,...

Should we fear vulture funds?

 Permanent TSB has revealed the majority of the mortgages it's selling belong to private homeowners.A statement issued by the bank claims that 14-thousand out...

The perfect cup of tea

We Irish love our tea.New figures from Euro monitor international show we as a country are the fifth highest consumer in the world –...
Rugby

Podcast: rugby and imagination

There is hours of entertainment in a book.Kevin McDermott on Sportsbeat spoke with book author Gerard Siggins Initially a sports journalist, he worked for...