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Longford litter warden issues warning after rise in fly tipping

Litter wardens across the Shannonside Northern Sound region are continuing to enforce the law in respect of illegal dumping.There's concern over a rise in...
Covid

17 Irish Coronavirus deaths today

17 more people have died in the Republic of Ireland after contracting Covid-19.The death toll now stands at 137 - with over 4300 positive...
seanad

Longford councillor who lost out on Seanad seat congratulates colleague

A Longford councillor who lost out on a Seanad seat has said any representation is good for the county.Councillor Mick Cahill congratulated his colleague...
Streaming

Record increase in streaming numbers for Shannonside FM in March 2020

In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, people staying at home are turning to local radio more than ever.In the last number of weeks,...
Polish

Two Polish men appear in court charged with Ballymahon drugs seizure

Two Polish men have appeared in court charged with an alleged €200,000 drug seizure in Ballymahon this week.31-year-old Konrad Skupinski, with an address on...

Longford Councillor Mick Cahill misses out in Seanad race

Senator Diarmuid Wilson has retained his seat in the Seanad.The Cavan man was pushed beyond the quota after the elimination of Longford County Councillor...
Google

Google reveals large percentage of Longford people still attending retail and recreational sites

New data published by Google reveals that Leitrim has recorded the biggest drop in the number of people travelling to retail and recreational...
Dumping

Longford Councillors hit out at dumping of latex gloves and bags of rubbish

A Longford Councillor is urging people to stop dumping latex gloves on the ground during the Covid-19 crisis.Councillor Uremu Adejinmi told Shannonside Northern...
Thrilled

Longford Councillor Micheal Carrigy “thrilled” by Seanad success

Longford newest Senator says securing a seat in the Seanad makes up slightly for his disappointment in the General Election.Micheal Carrigy topped the poll...
seanad

Longford’s Mick Cahill well placed after first count in final Seanad election

The final counting in the Seanad elections is under way with two local candidates hoping for success.The Administrative panel of seven seats will be...
Stephen-Kenny

Stephen Kenny Excited For Unprecedented Year

New Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny says an "unprecedented" year awaits  after succeding Mick McCarthy as Ireland manager."You've got the EURO Play-Off against...
Longford-RFC

Longford Rugby Club Launch LRFConnects

Longford Rugby club have today announced a new initative to assist members during the covid-19 emergency.LRFConnects is a two pronged initiative by Longford Rugby...
Kenny-Crawford

Damien Duff Joins Stephen Kenny with Ireland

Damien Duff has joined Stephen Kenny’s backroom team as part of the Irish senior management team.Kenny’s Under-21 assistant manager Jim Crawford has been promoted...

Christine McGowan (nee Deakin)

CHRISTINE McGOWAN nee Deakin, Clooncarne, Bornacoola, Co. Leitrim and formerly of Derby England, April 5th 2020 at Cavan general Hospital, in her 72nd year....

Patrick (Pat) Rattigan

Patrick (Pat) Rattigan, Carrick, Ballymore, Co. Westmeath. Sunday April, 5th peacefully, at Thomond Lodge Nursing Home, Ballymahon, Co. Longford. Predeceased by his parents, brother...

Teresa (Tess) Gallogly (nee Roddy)

Teresa (Tess) Gallogly (nee Roddy),Curraghatowney, Drumreilly and formerly Kiltymooden, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Sunday 5th April 2020 Peacefully following a long illness,...
Conor-Connelly

Conor Connelly Tribute By Fergal O’Dowd

The passsing occurred of former Roscommon County Footballer Conor Connelly on Saturday March 28th.Connelly was a member of the Roscommon senior football team which...
Italian

Podcast: Panel 3rd April

On the JF Show Panel this weekFine Gael TD Peter BurkeIFA Chairperson Elizabeth OrmistonIrish Times journalist Ronan McGreevyTake a listen here:
Italian

Podcast: Michael Kelly

GIY founder and Grow,Cook,Eat co-presenter Michael Kelly spoke to the Joe Finnegan Show about how to grow your own food under the current circumstances...