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Gardai reveal significant drop in incidents of shoplifting in Longford town

Gardai in Longford are reporting a 22 percent drop in the number of shoplifting offenses in the town over the last number of months.Superintendent...

Roscommon councillors opposed to plans to introduce 3% vacant site levy

Councillors in Roscommon are calling on the government to abandon plans to introduce a vacant site levy in rural counties.The scheme which will come...

Roscommon priest appointed to Rome

Father John Coughlan, a Curate at Saint Joseph’s Parish, Boyle, has been appointed Director of Formation at the Pontifical Irish College, Rome, commencing next...

Official opening of Ballinamore Nursing Unit

A very large crowd attended the official opening of the Ballinamore Community Nursing Unit and Primary Care Centre this afternoon.The new HSE facility was...

New website to promote Longford tourism

People involved in any way with the tourism industry in Longford are being asked to provide their details for a new website.The website which...
Rodent

EXCLUSIVE: Three Shannonside hospitals pay out over €11,000 to deal with rodent problems

Three hospitals that serve the Shannonside region have spent almost €11,300 on pest-control since the beginning of last year.Documents released to Shannonside FM show...

REVEALED: Number of prisoners who died at Castlerea Prison in last decade

A new report shows four prisoners serving sentences in Castlerea prison died in custody between 2007 and 2016.Information obtained by the Belfast-based website the...

Leitrim Councillor concerned at long delays in HSE assessment of children with developmental...

A Leitrim councillor is expressing concern at the waiting lists for treatment for young children who have complex developmental needs.At this morning's meeting of...

Final stained glass windows installed at St Mel’s

The last stained glass windows commissioned for St Mel's cathedral in Longford have been installed in recent days.The windows are on the west, or...

LISTEN: Leitrim video producer says he is owed thousands by Irish TV

A Leitrim videographer is still hopeful of being paid two months wages owed to him by the the owners of Irish TV, despite the...

The O’Byrne Cup game that made history

It was a historic day in Pairc Tailteann, Navan on Sunday as the first ever free taking competition in inter-county football decided the Bord Ná...

Longford Town preparing for pre-season friendly opener with Shamrock Rovers

Longford Town have returned to pre-season training and will continue their build up to the new season with a match against Shamrock Rovers next...
Rugby

Longford move to second in Leinster League 1B

Longford 36Coolmines 10Longford are now just six points behind leaders Suttonians after dispatching of Coolmines at CPL Park on Sunday.The bonus point win pushed...

Marie Flanagan (nee Carney)

Marie Flanagan (nee Carney)Breffni Cresent, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim and formerly Boheroe, Elphin,Co. Roscommon.Sunday 14th January peacefully at the North/West Hospice, Sligo.Beloved wife...

Kathleen Mc Cormack, (nee Spellman)

Kathleen Mc Cormack, (nee Spellman)Beech Park West, Athlone Co. Westmeath and formerly of Cournaglea, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.Sunday, 14th, January, peacefully. Sadly missed by...

Tom Greene

Tom Greene.Coolcam, Ballinlough, Co. Roscommon, peacefully at home. Reposing at his residence tomorrow evening (Tues) from five o’clock until eight o’clock.Funeral Mass in...

Should B and B’s charge a booking deposit?

 You heard it here last week – the Restaurants association of Ireland is calling on its members to request non - refundable deposits to...

SLURRY SPREADING AND THE FODDER CRISIS

Slurry spreading will begin on farms across the region in the coming weeks when the closed period comes to an end.Counties in Zone B...

Social media and young people’s moods

Over one thousand secondary school students have entered the competition and previous winners have gone on to become billionaires.Students from St Bricin's college, Belturbet...