Sunday, August 20, 2017

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International

North Korea ‘considers strike on Guam’

North Korea says it's considering a missile attack on the US territory of Guam - as tensions escalate between the two countries. The threat comes...

Authorities foil Belgian attack

Belgian authorities are treating an incident at Brussels Central Station as a terrorist act. A suspected suicide bomber approached the station yesterday evening wearing a...

Van drives into 11 people in London terror attack

Police say one man's dead and ten others are injured after a suspected terror attack outside a mosque in north London. A van was driven...

UK election begins as parliament dissolved

The starting gun's been fired on the UK's general election, as the British Prime Minister prepares to meet the Queen after the dissolution of...

Police raids across Paris after officer shot dead

French anti-terror police are conducting raids across Paris this morning - after an officer was shot dead on the Champs Elysees. Three other people -...

Security on high alert at the Vatican due to the terror threat level across...

Security has been on high alert at the Vatican due to the terror threat level across Europe. Pope Francis called for peace in Syria and...

Pope Francis uses his Easter message to ask God for forgiveness for scandals in...

Pope Francis has used his Easter message to ask God for forgiveness for scandals in the Catholic Church. At the traditional candlelit Good Friday service...

Donald Trump on collision course with judiciary in US

Donald Trump says federal judges have made it harder to defend US borders - after they rejected his appeal for his travel ban to...

Brexit laws to be brought forward within days

Laws that kick off Brexit proceedings will be brought to the UK's Parliament within days - after the government there lost a Supreme Court...

Maura Kenny (née Farrell)

Maura Kenny (née Farrell) Gurteenreevagh, Ballinalee, Co Longford. Saturday, August, 19th peacefully after an illness bravely borne in the tender and loving care of the...

Fr Jim Tighe (Retired Parish Priest Elphin, Co Roscommon)

Fr Jim Tighe (Retired parish priest Elphin, Co Roscommon) Saturday, August, 19th peacefully. Son of the late Thomas and Kathleen Tighe and brother of the late...

Norah Seery (nee Mitchell)

Norah Seery (nee Mitchell) Clonellan, Ballydangan, Athlone and formerly of Menlough, Ballinasloe. Saturday, August, 19th Reposing at her home in Clonellan, Ballydangan tomorrow (Sun) from four...

PODCAST: A Feature interview with Longford Town legend Alan Kirby

Alan Kirby is one of Longford Town FC’s greatest ever soccer players having spent six seasons with the club in two separate spells, between...

Podcast: The History of Ballinamore Athlethics club

Ballinamore Athletic Club catalogue their history on Monday, August 14, in a book called "Maroon Above the Green" written by club founder Padraig Griffin. The...

Podcast: Preview to Longford Marathon 2017

The Pat the Baker Longford Marathon took it’s first step of 2017 when the official launch was held recently. The event is commonly known...