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CSO confirms Longford has country’s cheapest homes

House prices around the country have risen by more than 50 percent since they hit a low in 2013. New CSO figures show a 20...

Survey to be carried out on Longford town amenity park

A survey is to be undertaken of equipment and facilities at the Albert Reynolds Peace Park in Longford town. The development follows concerns expressed by...

Son of Longford soldier killed by IRA insulted by McGuinness’ headstone

The son of a Longford man who was killed by IRA gunfire in Ballinamore in 1983 has hit out at the inscription on the...

REVEALED: Longford could be site for €15million cannabis farm

A leading advocate for the use and development of medicinal cannabis has claimed that Longford is one of the counties where his company is...

Bord na Móna confirm change to south Longford windfarm plans

Bord na Mona have confirmed that following public consultation with locals they are making a minor adjustment to plans for a windfarm in south...

Longford man secures temporary High Court injunction against ICSA

A Longford man has secured a temporary High Court injunction preventing the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association from taking steps that he claims...

Still no sign of stolen tabernacle

Searches have taken place over the weekend as part of the investigation into the theft of the tabernacle and chalice from Shroid church. It's understood...

Permission granted for nine OPD type houses in Granard

Longford County Council has granted permission for the building of nine bungalow, OPD type, houses in Granard. The houses are to be built at the...

Drivers urged to take breaks

Gardaí are asking for the public's co-operation in helping reduce accidents and deaths on our roads this weekend. The Easter Bank Holiday is traditionally one...

Hundreds will sleep out in Longford tonight

It's hoped that thousands of euro will be raised to tackle homelessness in the Midlands with fundraisers in Longford and Athlone tonight. Volunteers will 'Sleep...

Galway win the Nestor Cup

  Galway 0-16 Roscommon 2-06 Roscommon’s bid to land their second Connacht senior football championship in a-row came to an end after a strong second half from Galway...

Wicklow see off Longford challenge in Leinster semi-final

Leinster Ladies Intermediate semi-final Wicklow 3-13 Longford 0-4. After the game Longford captain Mairead Moore spoke with Deniese O'Flaherty.

Roscommon beaten in Connacht Under 20 final

Connacht Under 20 football championship final: Mayo 3-16 Roscommon 1-6 Roscommon  were defeated by 16 points by Mayo in the inaugural Connacht Under 20 football championship final. The...

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue. Wembley, U.K and formerly Granard, Co. Longford. Who died on 11th June peacefully at Northwick Park Hospital. Sadly missed by his loving...

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)  New York and formerly of Derrane Road, Roscommon. June 14th, 2018.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph, daughter of the late...

Thomas Keary

Thomas Keary. Wallaceburg, Canada and formerly of Clonkeen, Streete, Co. Westmeath, suddenly in Canada. Predeceased by his companion Dorris Foster. Thomas will be sadly missed by his...

Life in the fast lane

How comfortable are you taking directions from your other half while driving? On today's Joe Finnegan Show we caught up with Leitrim based couple Katjua...

LISTEN BACK: Halting the decline of rural communities

Rural communities in our region are doing all they can to put a halt on depopulation. Social-media campaigns are shining a light on all there...

LISTEN BACK: JF Show weekly panel discussion

The Pope's imminent visit to Ireland, Sinn Féin's possible motion of no confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy and the US-North Korea peace pact:...