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Longford

Longford has country’s third-highest rate of alcoholic disorders

A new study reveals Longford had the third highest rate of admissions in the country last year to psychiatric hospitals with alcoholic disorders.It's also...
Water

Upgrades needed on eight water plants in Shannonside region

Eight drinking water plants in Longford and Roscommon need upgrades.The Irish Independent reports almost 50 thousand people are served by the facilities which may...

Ballymahon residents plan to oppose plan for 39 new homes in Dún Aras

Residents in a Ballymahon estate believe plans for an additional 39 houses in the area will create additional traffic hazards.Longford county council last week...
Crash

Car hits wall and overturns in Longford crash

A 36-year-old man has been taken to hospital after his car hit a wall and overturned in an accident in Longford town last night.At...
abuse

Fire issues at Longford intellectual-disabilities centre

A Hiqa report into a care facility for adults with intellectual disabilities in Longford has praised the centre for the care given to its...
Longford

New Space Engagers app for Longford town

An innovative community mapping project is to be launched this Friday as part of an urban regeneration in Longford town.A key component of the...

Longford couples facing major headaches after online wedding company’s closure

A Co Longford woman who won a dream wedding worth €20,000 says she hopes to be able to go ahead with the event next...

Six Shannonside children referred to sexual assault unit in 2016

Six young people from the Shannonside region were referred to the sexual assault treatment unit in Galway last year.The unit in Galway is one...
Planning

Planning sought for 39 homes in Ballymahon

Planning permission is being sought for 39 houses to be built in Ballymahon.Mark Cunningham, of the N4 Axis Centre, has asked Longford County Council...
Gardai

Warning over theft from vehicles in Longford

Drivers are being urged to make sure valuables are secure in their vehicles if they have to leave them there.The warning comes following the...

Hyland Names Leitrim Senior Backroom Team

Recently appointed Leitrim Senior Football Team Manager Terry Hyland has revealed the members of his management team for 2019:Selector - Gary Donohue: The Drumreilly...

Roscommon Quarter-Finals: Five Things To Watch

Five things to watch out for in this Weekend’s Hodson Bay Hotel Roscommon Senior Football Quarter-FinalsThe Weather newsSo we’ve had storm Ali and...

Connacht Start With Buckley For Scarlets Vist

Robin Copeland is set for his Connacht debut as Andy Friend’s side take on Scarlets in the Guinness PRO14 in the Sportsground on Saturday.Copeland’s...

Michael (Mickie) Sharkey

Michael (Mickie) Sharkey.Felton Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.Thursday, September, 20th 2018.Husband of June, father of the late Paddy Sharkey.Sadly missed by his...

Kathleen (Kathy) Farrell

Kathleen (Kathy) Farrell.Dromad, Aughacashel, Co. Leitrim.Thursday, September, 20th peacefully at her home.She will be sadly missed by her relatives, neighbours and...

Ciaran Farrell

Ciaran Farrell , Derrygeel,Lanesboro,Co.Longford. unexpectedly at his residence.18th September 2018.Ciaran will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his family ,father Patrick,mother Pamela,...

LISTEN: Interview with new owner of iconic Carrick premises

A landmark building in Carrick-on-Shannon has sold to a local businessman.Gartlan’s newsagents in Bridge Street closed recently after serving the town for 80 years.The...

PODCAST: Focus on Carrick coffee roastery

One of the many businesses based in Leitrim’s technology enterprise centre, called the Hive in Carrick-on-Shannon, is a successful coffee roastery.Art of Coffee was...

PODCAST: Special focus on adult literacy

September is National Adult Literacy Month and the National Adult Literacy Agency has launched an information campaign called 'Take the First Step'.To find out...