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Longford & District Schoolboy/girls fixtures

It’s a busy weekend of action in the underage scene in the Longford & District Schoolboy/girls. There are two big final games on Saturday with...

Spanish win for Howley while Allen takes sixth in Netherlands €375,000 Rolex Grand Prix

Sligo’s Richard Howley came out on top in yesterday’s (Sunday) three-star 1m50 Grand Prix at the Spanish Sunshine Tour in Vejer de la Frontera. Ten...

Longford Rugby club clinch Division 2 A Title

Longford Rugby club have clinched the Leinster  league Division 2A title with a game to spare with a fantastic 41-24 win over Cilldara at...
Pearse Park

Longford into Division 3A Hurling League Final

Longford remain unbeaten in Division 3B of the Allianz Hurling league and have made it into the league final after a win over Warwickshire...

3 goals sink Longford challenge in Semple stadium

Longford were beaten by 8 points in their rescheduled Allianz league Division 3 clash in Semple stadium this evening on a scoreline of Tipperary...

Emphatic El Classico victory for Longford Town in Midlands Derby

Longford Town bounced back from last weekend's disastrous home loss to Cobh with an emphatic 3-0 victory away to Athlone Town at the Athlone Town Stadium...

Tipperary Take Two.

I have the pleasure of knowing the current manager of the Longford senior football team Denis Connerton for over fifteen years and I can...

Big game for Longford hurlers this Saturday

The Longford hurlers will be looking to keep their 100% winning record going in division 3B tomorrow at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park. Warwickshire are the...

Division 2A still up for grabs for Longford RFC

Longford RFC's hopes to clinch the Division 2A title last Sunday in their clash with Cill Dara were put on hold, first because of...

Longford to play Tipp in double header on Saturday

It still hasn’t been announced why last Sundays Allianz Football League Division 3 game between Tipperary and Longford couldn’t be moved to a new...

Bail granted for eight Longford people accused of multiple alleged drug offences

Longford District Court has heard two undercover Gardai conducted exchanges with alleged drug dealers in the town worth between €1,500 and €2,000 over a...

Leader allocates €1.4m to Shannonside applicants

Leader has allocated over €1.4 million in funding to business and community groups in Longford, Leitrim and Roscommon. The allocations, which are the first being...

Elphin dental clinic may close in September

A public meeting has been called over the threatened closure of a dental clinic in Elphin. When Boyle Primary Care Centre opened in January, 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:...