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Three teenagers plead guilty to Longford St Patrick’s Day assault

Three teenagers have pleaded guilty to the serious assault of a man on St Patrick's Day in Longford town last year.The youths appeared before...

Longford councillor proposes protest over planning framework

A Longford councillor has called on all local authorities in the Shannonside region to refuse to co-operate with the National Planning Framework.The matter was...

Longford Women’s Link study finds major gender imbalance in local government

The Deputy CEO of Longford Women's Link says the group would have liked to see gender quotas being brought into local politics in time...

Longford Gardai issue appeal for information on five men allegedly involved in double burglary

Gardai in Longford have issued an appeal for information for five men who were seen fleeing the scene of two burglaries in the town...

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...

Donie Shine senior to be given hall of fame award posthumously

Its been announced that the Hall of Fame award for 2017 at the Roscommon sports star of the year awards  is being posthumously given...

Local teams all set for All Ireland volleyball finals

Three schools in the region are all set for the All-Ireland schools volleyball finals which take place in UCD on Thursday.There's a unique all...

Mathews feels O’Neill club rumours unhelpful to international side

Stoke City appointed Paul Lambert as the club’s new manager after a week of speculation linking republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill to the...

Bridie Dunne (nee Casey)

Bridie Dunne (nee Casey).Marian Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon and formally of Cootehall.Friday, January, 19th peacefully in the loving care of the wonderful staff...

Maureen Comerton (Nee O’Sullivan)

Maureen Comerton (Nee O’Sullivan)Retreat Heights, AthloneFriday January 19th in her 97th year.Predeceased by her beloved husband Austin, late brother John L and Michael and...

Patrick (Pat) Moylan

Patrick (Pat) MoylanMain Street, Ballinlough, Co Roscommon.Friday January 19th peacefully in Ave Maria Nursing Home, Tooreen.Former member and chairman of Roscommon County Council.Reposing at...

SPECSAVERS ITEM

 What type of glasses would suit a square or a round face?Fiona Ferguson from Specsavers opticians in Longford joined us on the show to...

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...