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Longford farmers warned about pesticide use

Farmers in Longford who are not taking due care when spraying rushes on land are being warned they will face penalties if too much...

Shannonside local authorities owed over 2 million euro in rent arrears

New figures show Longford County Council is owed nearly €1.25 million in unpaid housing loans and rents. More than 400 tenants in Roscommon also owe...

Local TD reveals life changing effect after visit to Kenya

Local TD kevin 'Boxer' Moran has revealed the life changing effect a visit to Kenya over St Patrick's week had on him. The OPW Minister...

7 garda reservists working in Roscommon-Longford Garda division

The Roscommon-Longford Garda division has the second lowest number of garda reserves in the entire country according to new figures published by the Minister...

Local first time buyers claimed an average of €12,000 through ‘help to buy scheme’...

Just over €12,000 was the average amount of money first time buyers claimed in the Shannonside region last year through the 'help to buy...

Pesticide traces found in Longford drinking water supply

Traces of pesticides have been detected in the last year on the Longford Central water supply at Newtownforbes, Longford Town, and Clondra.   Irish Water say...

Dog abandoned in a plastic bag in Longford is to be rehomed

The ISPCA is urging anyone in the Derryharrow area of Longford to come forward with any information on dog dumping incident. The Yorkie which was...

Louis – the Yorkie left abandoned in a bag at Derryharrow, Longford

A Yorkshire Terrier, was left in a zipped plastic bag on a quiet road in Derryharrow, Longford just over a week ago. The dog, who...
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Shannonside communities reminded CLÁR funding deadline is next week

Longford County Council is advising groups making applications under the CLÁR programme that it will not accept any submissions after next Friday's deadline. CLÁR provides...

Hiqa inspectors unhappy with lack of activities for residents of Longford care centre

Hiqa inspectors have raised concerns over provision for activities for residents at Longford Nursing home. One major non-compliance was recorded at St Joseph's care centre...

Longford looking to finish season with cup win

Longford Rugby club will take on Naas in the Provincial Towns plate final in Edenderry at 3pm on Sunday. Longford have finished third in Division...

Renewed confidence in camp ahead of Finn Harps encounter

Longford Town knocked out  SSE Airtricity League Premier Division side Shamrock Rovers out of the EA Sports Cup on Tuesday night with a one...

Leddy salutes Muldoon’s contribution to the Connacht cause

After 327 games for Connacht their captain John Muldoon will be retiring after Saturday’s game with Leinster. The former International flanker will now join the...

Bernard (Benny) Browne

Bernard (Benny) Browne St Anne’s Terrace, Athlone. Thursday April 26th Reposing at Stella Maris Nursing Home Chapel today (Fri) from six o’clock with Removal at...

Joe Berrigan

Joe Berrigan Clonark, Cornafulla, Athlone. Thursday April 26th Reposing at Retreat Nursing Home Chapel tomorrow evening (Fri) from five o’clock until seven o’clock. Mass of the Resurrection on...

Bernadette Fallon

Bernadette Fallon. Forest View, Ballygar, Co. Galway and formerly of Gowla, Ballinamore-Bridge. Wednesday, April, 25th, 2018. Reposing at Moran’s Funeral Home, Ballygar tomorrow evening...

Fancy a cup of nettle tea?

Most of us would think of nettles simply as 'stinging weeds' However, before you throw it out of your garden and into your bin, take...

Is the Pope coming to the West?

  ''I have no confirmation..but it's not to say it mightn't happen'' Fr Richard Gibbons who is the Parish Priest in Knock spoke to us on...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 2304

Sportsbeat is on every Monday evening between 8 and 9. A look back on the Monaghan Stages Rally with Sean McCaffrey, as well interviews conducted by...