Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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Man charged after €10,000 of cannabis herb is seized during house search near Athlone

A man is due to appear before Athlone District Court on the 2nd of next month after the seizure of €10,000 worth of cannabis...

Cameron manufacturing jobs will be gone by June – IDA

The IDA has confirmed that all manufacturing jobs at Cameron will be fully gone by next June. Local TDs, as well as county councillors,...

Waiting lists for treatment in Shannonside hospitals reaches almost 98,000

The number of people on hospital waiting lists in the Shannonside region is continuing the rise. According to the National Treatment Purchase Fund, there...

Shannonside residents urged to increase mental health awareness

Events are taking place across the Shannonside region to mark Mental Health Awareness Week. A training session on ”Developing an Understanding of Self-Harm” gets...

Longford Chamber of Commerce critcises lack of planning foresight on gas pipeline

Longford Chamber of Commerce says it’s very disappointed to hear that the gas pipeline is not likely to be extended to the county town,...

Special meeting at Longford council to discuss Cameron job losses

A special meeting of the Corporate Policy Group of Longford County Council will take place this afternoon. The meeting has been called in the...

Granard Municipal District representatives look for meeting with Irish Water

An urgent meeting is being sought with Irish Water about the number of bursts of a water pipe between Ballinalee to Longford town. At...

Clonkill GAA fun run today

Mullingar Gardaí have asked that motorists traveling near Crazy Corner to be aware that Clonkill GAA are hosting a fundraising 5k fun run in...

Elphin gains focus from Town and Village Renewal Scheme application

Applications for funding under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme have brought local groups together, even if they weren’t successful. That’s according to Elphin...

A special fun day on the Shannon in Athlone today

A special fun day will take place on the river Shannon in Athlone today (Sunday Oct 2nd). The RNLI Raft Race and Fun Day...

Mixed emotions for Buccs teams over weekend

The Buccaneers first team had a good win over the weekend which sees them on the verge of promotion after victory over UL Bohs...

TP Brennan Connacht Cup and Shield round 2 draw

The draw for the second round of the TP Brennan Connacht Cup and Shield as brought some very interesting and intriguing encounters. The stand...

Weekend Roscommon GAA Fixtures

This week’s Roscommon fixtures main focus is the beginning of division four and five in the league.There is one game in division 4 on...

Michael John Conlon.

Michael John Conlon.Glenageary, Dublin and formerly of Aughaguinea, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim.Tuesday, February, 21st.Reposing at Glennon’s Funeral Home, Ballinalee Road, Longford tomorrow (Wed) from half...

Bridget Bunty Casey (nee Newman)

Bridget Bunty Casey. (nee Newman)Terlicken, Ballymahon, Co. Longford.Tuesday, February, 21st peacefully at the Midland regional hospital, Mullingar.Predeceased by her husband Frank, sadly missed by...

Harry Farrelly

Harry Farrelly.Martinstown, Collinstown, Co. Westmeath.Tuesday, February, 21st peacefully at his residence.Reposing at his residence tomorrow (Wed) from four o’clock, with prayers at eight o’clock....

PODCAST: Weight loss – expertise and experience combined!

Bunninadden, Sligo native Alan Williams spoke to Joe Finnegan today in advance of a talk he is giving in Carrick-on-Shannon tomorrow night. He says TV...

PODCAST:Bertie Ahern warns of impact of Brexit locally

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern is warning that a physical border of any kind between the north and south of Ireland in the wake of...

Podcast: Allianz football league:Analysis on the story so far

Former Leitrim footballer Derek Kelligher, Former Longford selector Pauric Davis and Former Dublin,Roscommon and Cavan manager Tom Carr joined John Lynch on Saturday Sport...