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Longford man killed in Thai road crash described as ‘amazing person’

A Longford man killed in a road crash in Thailand has been remembered as 'a very good teacher' and an 'amazing person' by former...

Women’s Link slams lack of females in Cabinet

Longford Women's Link believes the latest ministerial lineup does not fairly reflect the number of female TDs elected to the 32nd Dáil. An Taoiseach Leo...

‘Boil water’ notice for 100 Leitrim households

The Mohercregg Group Water Scheme, near Carrick-on-Shannon, has urged consumers to continue to boil their water as they try to resolve an issue with...

Planning go-ahead for Athlone 50-jobs plant

A new pharmaceutical plant in Athlone is well on track to employ 50 people, with planning permission granted this week. Westmeath County Council has given...

Labour hosts branch AGM in Mullingar

The Longford/Westmeath branch of the Labour party will hold its AGM tonight. The meeting takes place in the Greville Arms in Mullingar at 8 o'clock. Labour's...

OPW rents Carrick property for 600k a year

New figures show the Office of Public Works is renting a single building in Carrick-on-Shannon for €600,000 a year. Details released to Shannonside FM show...
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Longford man dies in Thailand road crash

A Longford man has died following a road crash in Thailand last night. John Malone, who was from Longford town originally, had been teaching English...

Municipal district chairs announced in Leitrim

Two new chairs of Municipal districts have been elected in county Leitrim. At the AGM of Ballinamore MD, Councillor Gerry Dolan took the chain of...

Carrick businessman backs Lidl plans

A well-known Carrick-on-Shannon businessman is backing Lidl’s controversial plans to develop a new two-storey supermarket in the town. Gerry Reynolds insists the land in question...

CE of Center Parcs denies company has hired recruitment agencies

The chief executive of Center Parcs is insisting it hasn't employed any recruitment agencies yet to recruit for the new holiday village in Ballymahon. The...

Shannonside Hurling Needs Huge Investment

As Limerick were confirmed as All-Ireland champions and what had been a bumper year for hurling, Shannonside Gaelic Games pundit Frank Brady has called on...

O’Hanlon Claims Fourth Longford Marathon Crown

Gary O’Hanlon made landed his fourth Longford Marathon on Sunday August 19 in a new course record of 2:21.00. O’Hanlon the reigning Irish national marathon...

Longford Senior Football Results W/E August 19

Peter Hanley Longford Senior football championship Clonguish 1-20 Ballymahon 1-7 Mostrim 1-12 Abbeylara 1-11 Group Two Carrickedmond 1-8 Mullinalaghta 1-21 Granard 1-9 Colmcille 1-17. Group Three Killoe 0-12 Dromard 1-10. Peter...

Patricia Winston (nee Gill)

Patricia Winston (nee Gill) Circular Road, Roscommon. Tuesday 21st August, peacefully in the care of the wonderful staff of Roscommon University Hospital.  Wife of the...

Gretta Gibbons (nee McDermott)

Gretta Gibbons (nee McDermott) Ballinafad, Strokestown, Co Roscommon Monday 20th August, unexpectedly at her residence. Reposing at her residence Wednesday from four o’clock.  Removal on Thursday to...

Eileen Mc Donagh (nee Gray)

Eileen Mc Donagh (nee Gray) Ballindoon, Riverstown, Co. Sligo. Tuesday 21st August. Peacefully, surrounded by her devoted family and in the tender care of the...

Roscommon man crowned escort of the year

There was cow milking, weight lifting and opera singing.   Yes, last night’s Rose of Tralee didn’t disappoint when it came to entertainment – and the...

A rhyme for all – exam results

  Congrats to all you students, that are in this frenzy zone Whether your results were high or low, you will not be on your own I...

RECIPE : TRADITIONAL IRISH STEW

I think it's fair to say that we here on the Joe Finnegan Show could do with any help we can get in the...