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Tributes paid to Newtownforbes teenager who drowned in River Shannon

Tributes are being paid to a 17-year-old teenager from Newtownforbes who drowned after getting into difficulty while swimming in the River Shannon. Damola Adetosoye was...
Damola Adetosoye

Tributes paid to ‘powerful and respectful’ Longford teenager who drowned in Shannon

Warm tributes are being paid to a 17-year-old Longford teenager who drowned in a tragic accident in the River Shannon on Tuesday evening. Gardai are...

BREAKING: 17-year-old boy drowns in Tarmonbarry

A 17-year-old boy has died in a suspected drowning in Tarmonbarry, on the Roscommon-Longford border. The alarm was raised shortly before 5pm on Tuesday evening...
Paul Williams

Leitrim’s Paul Williams denies telling Garda Press Officer he was writing article about Sgt...

Journalist Paul Williams has denied telling a Garda Press Officer he was writing a damaging article on Sergeant Maurice McCabe. Mr Williams gave evidence to...

Welcome for IFA call on greenway Code of Practice

A Roscommon councillor is welcoming a call from the IFA for a Code of Practice to be implemented for greenways. The IFA statement today called...
Hazel Robinson

Longford health protest hears growing concern over hospital waiting lists

A crowd of about 20 people has been told that the waiting times for health services in Longford is getting longer and longer each...
James Cawley

Longford man nets top job in Department of Health

A Longford man has been appointed as disability consultant and adviser to Junior health Minister Finian McGrath. James Cawley, from Drumlish in Longford, was born...

BREAKING: Three-year-old falls from apartment in Longford town

A three-year-old child is being taken to Temple Street children's hospital for treatment after falling from an apartment in Longford town this morning. It's understood...
Laurel Lodge

Hiqa: Longford nursing home staff member wasn’t Garda-vetted

A new report from the health watchdog reveals a staff member was removed from Laurel Lodge Nursing Home in Longford because she didn’t have...

Missing Ballymahon woman reunited with family

The family of a Ballymahon woman who had been missing for the last number of days have thanked the public for their help in...

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...

McStay see’s red as Roscommon Dream Ends

Roscommon 0-13 Donegal 0-20 Roscomon’s All-Ireland championship dream came to an end after Donegal inflicted a straight forward seven point victory in Dr. Hyde Park. Donegal had...

Mary Mathews (nee Carberry)

Mary Mathews (nee Carberry) Cartrons, Kenagh, Co. Longford. Saturday, July 21st, peacefully surrounded by her family at her sister Lena Duncan’s residence, Ballymulvey, Ballymahon, Co. Longford. Reposing...

William (Bill) Doyle

William (Bill) Doyle St Patrick’s Terrace, Edgeworthstown and formerly of Crosskeys, Battery Rd, Longford and Newport, Legan. Friday, July 20th. Predeceased by his wife Mary...

Elizabeth (Betty) Riddell (nee Leech)

Elizabeth (Betty) Riddell (nee Leech) St. Michael's Place, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Friday 20th July. Reposing at Serenity Funeral Home, Main Street, Ballinasloe Saturday from six o’clock...

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...