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Longford pig farmer fined €5,000 for environmental breaches

A new report reveals a Longford pig farmer has been fined almost €5,000 for environmental breaches. The Environmental Protection Agency has published its 2017 report...
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Almost 6,000 illegal cigarettes seized in Shannonside region so far this year

New figures show the Revenue Commissioners has seized nearly 6,000 cigarettes and 5 kilograms of tobacco in the Shannonside region this year. More than €440,000's...

Aurivo co-op announces €48 million investment over next five years

Aurivo co-op has announced a €48 million euro investment plan over the next five years. The agri business which has a major site at Ballaghaderreen...

Leitrim Councillor says Michael D Higgins does not have his support to continue as...

Leitrim Fine Gael councillor John Mc Cartin says President Michael D Higgins does not have his support for election despite his party's endorsement of...

Fire at mushroom farm near Drumraney overnight

Fire brigade units from Ballymahon and Athlone attended the scene of a fire at a mushroom farm near Drumraney in Co Westmeath in the...

Sligo native says he has good support in Shannonside region ahead of tonight’s Fine...

The chairman of the Fine Gael party in Sligo-Leitrim says he hopes to get good support from the north Roscommon and Leitrim areas tonight. Noel...

Fire safety risks found at Athlone Direct Provision Centre

A new report has identified a number of fire-safety risks in the direct provision centre in Athlone. Some smoke detectors were not operating, while there...

Charities Regulator urging anyone suspicious of Shannonside collections to contact Gardai

The Charities Regulator is advising people that if they feel that bogus charity clothes collections are taking place to report it to the Gardai. It...

Department quells concerns of Longford job losses

The Department of Social Protection has dismissed fears of major job losses at its offices in Longford town. Local councillor Joe Flaherty today claimed that...

Rooskey festival Committee cancels balloon race

An environmental charity is congratulating a Roscommon Festival Committee on the cancellation of a planned fund-raising balloon race. Friends of the Irish Environment say they...

Longford ladies lose out to Laois

Laois 7-16 Longford 1-09 Longford will now enter into a relegation battle in the All-ireland intermediate championship after defeat to Leinster champions Laois in Clane. Michelle Farrell...

Longford Town Back In Promotion Mix

Longford Town 3 Wexford FC 0 Longford Town got their promotion push back on track with a comfortable three-nil victory over Wexford FC at the City...

Longford SFC Results – Saturday July 21

Peter Hanley Motors Senior Football Group One Rd 1. Mostrim 1-9 Ballymahon 0-12 Rd1. Abbeylara 0-17 Clonguish 1-14 Table Team P W D L Pts Abbeylara 1 0 1 0 1 Ballymahon 1 0 1 0 1 Clonguish 1 0 1 0 1 Mostrim 1 0 1 0 1   Group Two Rd1. Mullinalaghta 2-17 Colmcille 0-8 Rd1. Carrickedmond 2-6 St Mary's...

Brendan Porter.

Brendan Porter. Main Street, Killimor, Co. Galway. Saturday, July 21st. Reposing at St. Joseph’s Centre, Killimor tomorrow (Mon) from five o’clock until eight o’clock. Removal...

Joe Leonard

Joe Leonard Roscommon town and formerly of Cremully, Castlecoote, Co Roscommon. Sunday, July 22nd, peacefully at Roscommon University Hospital. He will be very sadly missed...

Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly 18 Parnell Square Saturday, July 21st, peacefully. Sadly missed by his wife Louise, sons Ryan & Steven, grandchildren Jack & Marley, his parents Rose &...

Listen back – JF SHOW PANEL

Talk about 'Putin' your foot in it... Would or Wouldn't?? Who could have imagined the uproar these words and subsequent back track that would have...

Falling in love with a prisoner

How does it happen that you fall in love with your penpal who happens to be a prisoner serving a life sentence in America? On...

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...