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Death Notices

Barney (Bernard) Lynch.

Barney (Bernard) Lynch. Curraughmore, Keenagh, Co. Longford. Monday 22nd April. Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Costello's Nursing Home, Ballyleague and Portiuncula...

Deirdre Russell (nee Kenny)

Deirdre Russell (nee Kenny) Larchfield House, Ballinalone, Drumraney, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Friday, 19th April suddenly at her residence. Removal tomorrow (Wed) to St. Mary’s church, Moate for...

Maura Mc’Cormack (nee Glynn)

Maura Mc’Cormack (nee Glynn) Palmerstown, Dublin 20 and formerly of Crannaghmore, Athlone. Monday, April, 22nd Reposing at her residence in Palmerstown on (Thurs) from four...

Anita Martin

Anita (MaryRose) Martin. Frenchpark, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. Monday, April, 22nd peacefully after a long illness bravely borne, surrounded by her family in the exceptional...

Patrick Connolly

Patrick Connolly, Creeveroe French, Newbridge, Ballinasloe. Peacefully at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe on Sunday, 21st April. Reposing at Cunningham’s Funeral Home, Newbridge (H53 FY24) from six...

Frances Nolan (nee Mulryan)

Frances Nolan (nee Mulryan) 18 St. Patrick’s Terrace, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford. Sunday, 21st April peacefully at Mullingar General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her...

Sean Barden

Sean Barden. Formerly of Ferefad and Annaly Park, Longford. Peacefully at the Regional Hospital, Mullingar, surrounded by his family. Reposing at Glennon’s Funeral Home, Ballinalee road, Longford...

MARTHA GUNN (nee O’Connor).

MARTHA GUNN (nee O’Connor). Ouvan, Elphin, Co.Roscommon. Monday, 22nd April. 2019. Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Wife of the late Michael. Reposing at...

Mary (Mae) Hurley (née Keaveney).

Mary (Mae) Hurley (née Keaveney). Kilcroan, Ballymoe, County Galway. Sunday, April 21st. Peacefully at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe. In her 94th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband...
Trains

Irish Rail hoping on-board security officers will reduce anti-social behaviour on local trains

Irish Rail is hoping that on board officers will help reduce the number of incidents of anti-social behaviour on train services serving the Shannonside...

Calls for local Special Needs Schools to be given special insurance status

There are calls for Special Needs Schools to be given special status when it comes to insurance.St Teresa's school in Ballinasloe has been hit...

PODCAST: Former patient vows to continue Rosalie unit fight

Those protesting against the closure of the Rosalie unit in Castlerea insist the campaign will continue.  There were tense scenes at a demonstration outside the...

Longford GAA Fixtures – Weekending April 29

Tuesday 23rd April 23Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Football Championship Rd. 1Glennon Brothers Pearse Park: Longford V Westmeath 7pmWednesday, 24th April 2019Reserve Football League 1...

Maureen Owens and Gerard McKenna Memorial Singles Tournament Report

Martin Heneghan landed the open section of the 20th Maureen Owens and Gerard McKenna Memorial Singles Darts Tournament in Drumkeerin on Easter Sunday.Heneghan beat...

Podcast: Last Amateurs-Ulster 1999 European Champions

It was a Heineken Champions Cup weekend and the world is enjoying a feast of Rugby.It’s remarkable to think that twenty years ago Ulster...