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O’Hanlon Claims Fourth Longford Marathon Crown

Gary O’Hanlon made landed his fourth Longford Marathon on Sunday August 19 in a new course record of 2:21.00.O’Hanlon the reigning Irish national marathon...

Longford Senior Football Results W/E August 19

Peter Hanley Longford Senior football championshipClonguish 1-20 Ballymahon 1-7Mostrim 1-12 Abbeylara 1-11Group TwoCarrickedmond 1-8 Mullinalaghta 1-21Granard 1-9 Colmcille 1-17.Group ThreeKilloe 0-12 Dromard 1-10.Peter...

Longford Ladies Retain Intermediate Satus

Longford 3-13Fermanagh 2-10Longford retain Intermediate status with convincing Fermanagh victory.By Deniese O'FlahertyLongford strong second-half performance saw overturned a four-point half-time deficit into a six-point...

Town Put Four Past Galway

Galway United 1Longford Town 4A double each from Jamie Doyle and Dylan McGlade saw Longford Town keep their promotion chasing hopes alive.Neale Fenn’s side...

Longford Face Fermanagh in Relegation Play-Off

In a winner-takes-all shoot-out in Ballymachugh, Fermanagh and Longford fight it out to avoid relegation from the intermediate championship grade.For Fermanagh, defeat would represent...

Cashel To Make Croke Park Appearance

The Cashel club in Longford has been chosen as one of the  clubs in the country to feature in Croke Park on TG4 All-Ireland...

The Final Round of Group Games

The Final round of group games takes place in the  Longford Peter Hanley Motors senior football championship.In group one- Clonguish face Ballymahon in Keenagh and...

The “Friendly Marathon” ready For 17th Year

The Pat the Baker Longford Marathon takes place on Sunday .The First  Longford Marathon was organised to mark the completion of Longford Man Liam...

Longford Town Set For Shelbourne Showdown

Longford Town were last night drawn to take on Shelbourne in the second round of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup.It is the only...

Town Through to FAI Cup Second Round

Longford Town caused an upset on Saturday night as they ended top flight side Sligo Rovers Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup campaign in the...

Denis Naughten reveals final tender for National Broadband Plan received

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has confirmed that the final tender for the National Broadband Plan was submitted today.Answering questions in the Dail, the...
Crash

Man facing assault charges after allegedly slapping three-year-old daughter

The father of a three-year-old is facing two assault charges after allegedly slapping his daughter.The man - who can't be named - appeared...

Longford Councillors angry at ‘snub’ by some presidential nominees

Longford Councillors have voted not to back any presidential hopeful amid claims that the county has been snubbed by nominees.Three possible presidential candidates were...

Margaret Casey (née Mc Tiernan)

Margaret Casey (née Mc Tiernan)Sheegora, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.Sunday, September, 16th peacefully, surrounded by her devoted family and in the tender care of the...

PJ Casey

PJ CaseyRap-pa-ree-hill, Lanesboro, Co Longford.Sunday 16th September peacefully at Porticuncila Hospital Ballinasloe. Reposing at Farrells funeral home, Lanesboro, Tuesday from four o’clock until seven...

Gaynor French (nee Duke)

Gaynor French (nee Duke)Castlecole, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon and late of U.K.Sunday, September, 16th peacefully at the Galway Hospice, surrounded by her loving family. Reposing...

LISTEN: Iceland boss reveals plans for more local stores

Major food retailer Iceland intends to open a store in Carrick-on-Shannon.The chain, which specialises in frozen food, opened a supermarket in Roscommon town last...

LISTEN: Michael Harding joins JF live in studio

On Tuesday’s I’m A Buddhist Cavan native and Leitrim local Michael Harding joins Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his new book and his...

LISTEN: Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin on The Joe Finnegan Show

Leader of Fianna Fail Micheál Martin talks seats in the Shannonside Northern Sound region and all the challenges that lie ahead for the opposition...