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Concern ‘Open Library’ plan may cause problems for local councils

There's concern that the new 'Open Library' plan could expose county councils to a range of potential liability issues. The plan which will be rolled...

Longford Council under pressure to re-locate salt barn

Longford County Council is facing increased pressure to relocate the salt barn from Park Road in the town. Upon receiving confirmation that the National Roads...
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DPP drops serious harm charges against Cavan childminder

Charges have been dropped against a Cavan childminder accused of causing serious harm to a baby. 37-year-old Sandra Higgins has been tried four times. The office...

Hostel, Council offices and skate park among proposals for Connolly Barracks site

Long-awaited details of potential uses for the former Connolly Barracks site in Longford town have been published on the council's website this week. The possible...

Head of Hidden Heartlands tourism brand says Longford will feature in future TV ads

The new head of Ireland's Hidden Heartlands has said that Longford will feature in future television adverts to highlight the brand. Paddy Mathews says that...

Longford GP not surprised local doctors refusing to take on new patients

A Longford GP has said that he and his colleagues have been under pressure for years and it's no surprise many practices in the...

Disappointment as Hidden Heartlands TV ad doesn’t feature Longford

The first TV ad launching the Hidden Heartlands brand has been criticised for not featuring any location in Co. Longford. The advert, which is now...

Special Royal Canal workshop in Longford tonight

Community groups and tourism providers in Longford are being invited to a special workshop on the Royal Canal in the Longford Arms hotel this...

Urban Development Minister says Longford is ahead of game for new funding scheme

Urban Development Minister Damien English says he believes Longford town is in a good position to benefit from the newly announced Urban Regeneration and...

Longford County Council to tender for consultants to design plan for ‘Camlin Quarter’

Longford County Council is going to tender for consultants who can draw up detailed plans for a 55 acres site at the northern end...

Mayo off to All-Ireland Ladies Flier

Depleted Mayo lay marker for All-Ireland campaign By Declan Rooney Mayo manager Peter Leahy was not one bit surprised to see his team sparkle against Cavan...

Kildare land ladies minor B final

Kildare 2-15 Roscommon 2-06 From Aisling Clery in Moate Kildare were singing in the rain as they were crowned All-Ireland minor B champions  in front of a...

Tyrone crushed Roscommon in Super-8 Opener

Roscommon 2-12 Tyrone 4-24 Roscommon’s opening game of the super-eight’s quickly turned into a nightmare as Tyrone won out by 18 points. Richie Donnelly, Niall Sluggan, Conor...

Margaret (Peggy) Cryan

Margaret (Peggy) Cryan No. 4 Carrickmor, Boyle, Co.Roscommon, and formerly Laurel Lodge, Castleknock, Dublin 15. Peacefully at the Matter Private, Dublin surrounded by her loving family. Deeply...

Thomas Francis (Tom) Mc Garry

Thomas Francis (Tom) Mc Garry Hampstead, London and late of Newtownforbes, Co. Longford Wednesday 11th July in London. Brother of the late Jim McGarry, Publican. ...

Margaret O’Hara

Margaret O’Hara. Lanna Aoibhinn, Townparks, Longford. Monday, 16th, July Pre-deceased by her father James. Margaret will be sadly missed and remembered with love by...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 16th of July 2018

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening between eight and nine. Monaghan minor manager Seamus McEneaney spoke about Monaghans Ulster minor championship success and...

LISTEN: Outrage over antisocial behaviour in Bailieborough

After highlighting antisocial behaviour in Longford yesterday, today’s Joe Finnegan Show focused on the similar incidents in Bailieborough, Co Cavan. PJ Barry, the secretary of...

Londoner claims local tourism signage ‘outdated’

Londoner Christina has been holidaying in Cavan since she was a child and regularly visits the area with her husband and two young children. But...