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Lough Ree RNLI report just one incident over Easter weekend

The Lough Ree RNLI reported just one call out over the Easter weekend when they went to the aid of a hired cruiser yesterday...

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...

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...

Public consultation today on N55 realignment

Residents and landowners along the N55 are being urged to view options for a new route between Tang and the Pigeons today. Five options have...
Flood

Athlone flood scheme to start in two months

Planning for the €6m Athlone flood relief scheme looks set to commence in June. According to Longford-Westmeath TD, Kevin 'Boxer' Moran a consultant has now...

Transport Minister confident Athlone Galway greenway can progress this year

The Minister for Transport is confident he can persuade local farmers to allow a greenway to be developed between Athlone and Galway. In November 2015,...

Garda warning after crime spree in Athlone

Gardaí in Athlone are urging people to be vigilant after a spate of burglaries and thefts over the past few days. The first incident took...

Athlone bus drivers slam ‘Boxer’ Moran

Independent Alliance TD Kevin 'Boxer' Moran and Transport Minister Shane Ross were slammed by Bus Éireann workers in Athlone today. A large group of striking...

LISTEN: Shane Ross confronted by angry Bus Eireann drivers in Athlone

The Minister for Transport has been confronted by several Bus Eireann workers at the opening of a greenway extension in Athlone this afternoon. Shane Ross...

Landowners along N55 urged to carefully consider road realignment plans

Westmeath County Council is calling on residents and landowners along the N55 to consider carefully the options for a new route between Tang and...

Galway win the Nestor Cup

  Galway 0-16 Roscommon 2-06 Roscommon’s bid to land their second Connacht senior football championship in a-row came to an end after a strong second half from Galway...

Wicklow see off Longford challenge in Leinster semi-final

Leinster Ladies Intermediate semi-final Wicklow 3-13 Longford 0-4. After the game Longford captain Mairead Moore spoke with Deniese O'Flaherty.

Roscommon beaten in Connacht Under 20 final

Connacht Under 20 football championship final: Mayo 3-16 Roscommon 1-6 Roscommon  were defeated by 16 points by Mayo in the inaugural Connacht Under 20 football championship final. The...

Willie (William) Jordan

Willie (William) Jordan 9 Legion Terrace, Longford Town. Wednesday, June 20th, in Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Dublin Road, Longford. Funeral Mass on (Fri) at eleven o’clock...

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue

Patrick (Patsy) Donohue. Wembley, U.K and formerly Granard, Co. Longford. Who died on 11th June peacefully at Northwick Park Hospital. Sadly missed by his loving...

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)

Winifred (Una) Mallon (née Ward)  New York and formerly of Derrane Road, Roscommon. June 14th, 2018.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph, daughter of the late...

Life in the fast lane

How comfortable are you taking directions from your other half while driving? On today's Joe Finnegan Show we caught up with Leitrim based couple Katjua...

LISTEN BACK: Halting the decline of rural communities

Rural communities in our region are doing all they can to put a halt on depopulation. Social-media campaigns are shining a light on all there...

LISTEN BACK: JF Show weekly panel discussion

The Pope's imminent visit to Ireland, Sinn Féin's possible motion of no confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy and the US-North Korea peace pact:...