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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...

Dubarry Park Hosts Connacht Eagles and Ospreys

Connacht Eagles take on their Ospreys counterparts in Round three of the Celtic Cup under the Dubarry Park floodlights on Friday night.There has been...

Party of Five in Leitrim Senior Championship

Five teams remain in the Connacht Gold Leitrim Senior football championship.Leitrim P.R.O Declan Bohan says after a busy fixture list, the strongest teams in...

Study on Life of Inter-County Players

GAA players spend up to 31-hours a week on inter-county commitments - that's according to a new study from the E-S-R-I.The study was commissioned...

Irene Lee (nee O’Reilly)

Irene Lee (nee O’Reilly)Aughagreagh, Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford.Tuesday, 18th September peacefully after a short illness at the Regional Hospital, Mullingar.Loving wife of Peter and sister...

Michael (Mick) O’Roarke

Michael (Mick) O’RoarkeCreggs, Co. Galway.Wednesday, September, 19th, peacefully in his 96th year.Beloved husband of the late Sarah and loving father of...

Thomas (Tom) Smith

Thomas (Tom) Smith.Knockroe, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Tuesday, 18th, September peacefully surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff of...

LISTEN: Iceland boss reveals plans for more local stores

Major food retailer Iceland intends to open a store in Carrick-on-Shannon.The chain, which specialises in frozen food, opened a supermarket in Roscommon town last...

LISTEN: Michael Harding joins JF live in studio

On Tuesday’s I’m A Buddhist Cavan native and Leitrim local Michael Harding joins Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his new book and his...

LISTEN: Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin on The Joe Finnegan Show

Leader of Fianna Fail Micheál Martin talks seats in the Shannonside Northern Sound region and all the challenges that lie ahead for the opposition...