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Local publican welcomes end of Good Friday drinking ban

A Longford town publican is welcoming the news the 90-year-old ban on Good Friday alcohol could be scrapped. Independent senators Billy Lawless, Michael McDowell, Gerard...

New grants for CCTV systems

Community groups across the country can now apply for a new grant to set up CCTV systems. Under the scheme, eligible groups can apply for...

HSE explains why Longford’s St Joseph’s Care Centre loses out on respite provision

A senior HSE official has revealed that only two nursing homes were successful in their bids to provide respite beds for elderly people in...

Increased garda presence leads to decrease in shoplifting levels in Longford town

Gardai say they have achieved considerable success in reducing the levels of shoplifting in Longford town. Officers have worked with the Chamber of Commerce and...

‘Sleep Out for Simon’ in Longford tomorrow

Final preparations are under way for this year's 'Sleep Out for Simon' in Longford. Volunteers will gather in Connolly Barracks tomorrow night for the second...

Road changes could ‘destroy’ Tang village

It's being claimed the village of Tang would be destroyed if one of the options for the realignment of the N55 is pursued. Five routes...
Stench in Mohill

D-Day tomorrow for Leitrim Leader applications

Small and medium enterprises in Leitrim are being urged to apply for Leader funding before tomorrow's deadline. A new tranche of money became available recently...

Ballinasloe maternity review now complete

The findings of the long-awaited review into maternity services at Portiuncula University Hospital in Ballinasloe are expected to be made known in the coming...

Thieves raid sheds in Athlone

Athlone gardai are warning householders to secure their bicycles properly after a spate of thefts from garden sheds over the past week. Ten bicycles have...

Further developments on Drumshanbo boardwalk

The next stage of the planned €500,000 Shannon-Blueway in Leitrim is under way with the arrival of a floating boardwalk at Acres Lake, Drumshanbo. The...

Survey Says ‘designated periods for club, inter-county and college so that there is no...

The Club Players Association (CPA) has released the findings from its April survey of members. The survey received 3959 Responses and 89 per cent of...

Provincial Towns Plate Semi-Final: Longford 21 Portlaoise 12

Longford won through to the final of the Provincial Towns Plate after a hard fought win versus Portlaoise. Longford have found fellow Division 1B side...

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...

Richard (Seamus) Fogarty

Richard (Seamus) Fogarty Assumption Road, Athlone Sunday the 22nd April 2018. Predeceased by his brother Kevin. Sadly missed by his girlfriend Caroline, brothers Michael and Dessie,...
Funeral

Pauline Walsh

Pauline Walsh. Ballybrogan, Lecarrow, Co. Roscommon and Terenure, Dublin. Tuesday, April, 24th, peacefully at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. Daughter of the late Paddy...

Frank Murray

Frank Murray. Druminchin, Carrigallen, Co. Leitrim. Tuesday, April, 24th peacefully in the loving care of the staff at Ballinamore Nursing Unit. Eldest son of the late...

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...

Farewell to the King of country music

The King of country, an icon in the industry and a man of the people… Today we bid farewell to Big Tom who will...