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Longford

Longford chef believes ‘no-shows’ at restaurants could force closures

A well-known Longford based chef has hit out at patrons who fail to notify restaurants when they are not able to make a pre-booked...

Appeal lodged with An Bord Pleanála against controversial Ballymahon development

An appeal has been lodged with An Bord Pleanála against the decision to grant planning permission for a controversial housing development in Ballymahon.A decision...

Delight at plans for former Edgeworthstown bank to become digital hub

Delight has been expressed that the former Ulster Bank premises in Edgeworthstown is set for a 'new lease of life' after its purchase by...

Longford council to buy Ulster Bank in Edgeworthstown

Ulster Bank has agreed to sell its former branch in Edgeworthstown to Longford County Council.The facility closed in last September after serving the Longford...

Funding for reinstatement of bridge over River Inny at Newcastle Wood

Funding of €100,000 has been secured for a key pedestrian bridge across the River Inny at Ballymahon. The White Bridge had been in place until...

Applegreen launch ‘Biggest Fuel Sale Ever’

Applegreen have today launched their 'Biggest Fuel Sale Ever' to help customers beat the January blues and ease their motor fuel expenses.Fuel prices have...
Storm

Storm Ophelia cost local councils over €70,000

Repair costs after Storm Ophelia cost local County Councils in the Shannonside region just over €70,000.New figures released by the Department of Local Government...
Longford train station

Irish Rail restores carriages to Longford Friday evening service

Passengers returning to Longford from Dublin this evening should be enjoying a more comfortable journey than they have for some time.Irish Rail announced this...

Large amount of cash stolen in Longford break-ins

A substantial amount of cash was stolen during burglaries near Longford town yesterday.Two houses in McArt Meadows, Leitrim Cross, were broken into between noon...

Tributes to Lanesboro businessman who has relocated to UK

Tributes are being paid to a well-known Lanesboro businessman who has closed down after ten years in operation.Terry McLoughlin closed his shop on the...

The O’Byrne Cup game that made history

It was a historic day in Pairc Tailteann, Navan on Sunday as the first ever free taking competition in inter-county football decided the Bord Ná...

Longford Town preparing for pre-season friendly opener with Shamrock Rovers

Longford Town have returned to pre-season training and will continue their build up to the new season with a match against Shamrock Rovers next...
Rugby

Longford move to second in Leinster League 1B

Longford 36Coolmines 10Longford are now just six points behind leaders Suttonians after dispatching of Coolmines at CPL Park on Sunday.The bonus point win pushed...

Marie Flanagan (nee Carney)

Marie Flanagan (nee Carney)Breffni Cresent, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim and formerly Boheroe, Elphin,Co. Roscommon.Sunday 14th January peacefully at the North/West Hospice, Sligo.Beloved wife...

Kathleen Mc Cormack, (nee Spellman)

Kathleen Mc Cormack, (nee Spellman)Beech Park West, Athlone Co. Westmeath and formerly of Cournaglea, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.Sunday, 14th, January, peacefully. Sadly missed by...

Tom Greene

Tom Greene.Coolcam, Ballinlough, Co. Roscommon, peacefully at home. Reposing at his residence tomorrow evening (Tues) from five o’clock until eight o’clock.Funeral Mass in...

Should B and B’s charge a booking deposit?

 You heard it here last week – the Restaurants association of Ireland is calling on its members to request non - refundable deposits to...

SLURRY SPREADING AND THE FODDER CRISIS

Slurry spreading will begin on farms across the region in the coming weeks when the closed period comes to an end.Counties in Zone B...

Social media and young people’s moods

Over one thousand secondary school students have entered the competition and previous winners have gone on to become billionaires.Students from St Bricin's college, Belturbet...