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Tully and McCormack win All Ireland

  Fiona Tully added to her ever-increasing medal haul when she teamed up with Jennifer McCormack to win the 60×30 2nd Level Colleges Senior...

St. Columba’s Mullinalaghta (Longford) 0-14 St. Loman’s Mullingar (Westmeath) 1-09

St. Columba’s Mullinalaghta (Longford) 0-14 St. Loman’s Mullingar (Westmeath) 1-09 St. Columba’s Mullinalaghta are into the Leinster Senior club semi-finals after they defeated...

Cork All Ireland Winner Calls Time On Intercounty Career

Cork All Ireland winner Fintan Goold has called time on his inter county career. The 30-year-old’s announcement comes two weeks after Daniel Goulding revealed he...

Marathon Match In Tyrone

Garvaghey in Co.Tyrone will host a 24-hour Gaelic football match on January 7th and 8th, 2017. The marathon match, which was launched yesterday and...

Longford GAA Fixtures

Friday, 11th November 2016 Under 21 Football Championship Group 2 Playoff    Kindly sponsored by The Rustic Inn, Abbeyshrule Extra Time If Necessary McGann...

Heaslip Nominated For World Rugby Player Of The Year

Leinster and Ireland number eight Jamie Heaslip has been included on the six-man shortlist for the World Rugby Player of the Year award. Heaslip...

Jordi Murphy Out For Six To Nine Months

Jordi Murphy has been dealt a major blow as he will be out for between six and nine months after it was confirmed today...

Roscommon GAA Announce Retirement of Two Former Captains.

Roscommon GAA last night announced the retirement of two members of the 2016 senior football panel. Geoffrey Claffey former county goalkeeper and team captain...

BUCCS Demolish Leaders to go top of League

    BUCCANEERS 49 UL BOHEMIAN 17     BUCCANEERS knocked UL Bohemian off the pinnacle of Division 1B with a stunning 49-17 Ulster...

Injury Worries for St Brigid’s Ahead of Auhgawillan Semi Final

    AHEAD of Sunday’s Connacht Senior Football Semi-final between Aughawillan and St Brigid’s, the Roscommon champions have been dealt a number of significant...
house

Longford records largest increase in house prices in 2017 – REA

Longford recorded the largest increase in price for a standard three bedroom semi detached home last year in this region.Figures released by the Real...
Planning

Oral hearing to be held over Abbey Road site in Athlone next week

An oral hearing relating to a request by Westmeath County Council for the compulsory acquisition of a site at Abbey Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath...

Minister Naughten claims 50 electronic tags to monitor sex offenders ordered by Irish Prison...

The Irish Prison Service in Longford has 50 electronic tags ready for use as soon as new laws come into force allowing sex offenders...

Kathleen McDermott (nee Moran)

Kathleen McDermott (nee Moran).Ballincullen, Drumlion, Carrick on Shannon, Co Roscommon.Wednesday, January, 17th peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.Kathleen, relict of Mick.Deeply regretted...

John Clarke

John Clarke. Claris, Newtowncashel, Co Longford.Tuesday, January, 16th in the loving care of the staff at the Manor Nursing Home, Edgeworthstown. Reposing at Farrell’s Funeral Home,...

James (Jimmy) Fahy

James (Jimmy) Fahy(Ex-Principal of Tarmon National School)Highfield Road, Knockroe, Castlerea and formerly of Tarmon, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Thursday, 18th, January, Peacefully at Mayo...

SPECSAVERS ITEM

 What type of glasses would suit a square or a round face?Fiona Ferguson from Specsavers opticians in Longford joined us on the show to...

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...