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Presidential hopefuls make pitches to Longford council

Three possible presidential candidates are expected to formally address Longford County Council this morning.Roscommon native John Groarke will be among those set to address...

Irish Water appealing to local customers not to ignore letters about local leak repair...

Irish Water is appealing to people across the Shannonside region not to just throw away letters they receive in the post.After a lengthy procurement...

Granard Supt tells shop-owners to increase security

An appeal is being made to shop-owners to take more measures to improve their security.The call came at a Longford joint policing committee during...

Three schools in the Shannonside region praised for their efforts in recycling batteries

Three schools in the Shannonside region have been praised for their efforts in recycling old batteries.To mark European battery recycling week, WEE Ireland has...

AAIU report finds wind was factor in Abbeyshrule plane incident

An air accident investigation report into an incident in Abbeyshrule last year has found that a strong gust of wind caused a small aircraft...

Libraries in the Shannonside region set to benefit from major funding boost

Libraries in the Shannonside region are set to benefit from a major funding boost announced this week.The investment of funding for community resources is...

Multi vehicle accident on N55 between Granard and Ballinagh

Gardaí are at the scene of a serious crash on the Longford-Cavan border.Five vehicles collided on the N55 between Granard and Ballinagh in the last...

Poignant event in Longford in memory of teenager

People in Longford are being asked to come out and support an event in aid of the children's cancer charity Aoibheann's Pink Tie in...

New tourist attraction to open in Granard this weekend

The official opening of the new Heritage and Visitors Centre in Granard will take place on this Sunday afternoon.The "Knights and Conquests" centre tells...

Authorities must address outrageous insurance costs – Warnock

The Finance Minister and the Financial Regulator need to be aware of the implications of high insurance costs of the night time economy of...

Party of Five in Leitrim Senior Championship

Five teams remain in the Connacht Gold Leitrim Senior football championship.Leitrim P.R.O Declan Bohan says after a busy fixture list, the strongest teams in...

Study on Life of Inter-County Players

GAA players spend up to 31-hours a week on inter-county commitments - that's according to a new study from the E-S-R-I.The study was commissioned...

Morrison Calls for Change in Coaching Methods

Former Leitrim joint-manager John Morrison says modern day coaching is not helpful to the modern day player.In recent seasons, Gaelic football has been criticised...

Irene Lee (nee O’Reilly)

Irene Lee (nee O’Reilly)Aughagreagh, Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford.Tuesday, 18th September peacefully after a short illness at the Regional Hospital, Mullingar.Loving wife of Peter and sister...

Michael (Mick) O’Roarke

Michael (Mick) O’RoarkeCreggs, Co. Galway.Wednesday, September, 19th, peacefully in his 96th year.Beloved husband of the late Sarah and loving father of...

Thomas (Tom) Smith

Thomas (Tom) Smith.Knockroe, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Tuesday, 18th, September peacefully surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff of...

LISTEN: Iceland boss reveals plans for more local stores

Major food retailer Iceland intends to open a store in Carrick-on-Shannon.The chain, which specialises in frozen food, opened a supermarket in Roscommon town last...

LISTEN: Michael Harding joins JF live in studio

On Tuesday’s I’m A Buddhist Cavan native and Leitrim local Michael Harding joins Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his new book and his...

LISTEN: Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin on The Joe Finnegan Show

Leader of Fianna Fail Micheál Martin talks seats in the Shannonside Northern Sound region and all the challenges that lie ahead for the opposition...