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Longford

Architectural firm awarded with prestigious silver medal for St. Mel’s conservation

The architectural firm who restored Longford Cathedral have been honored with an award for the project.Dublin based architects Fitzgerald Kavanagh and Partners have been...

Welcome for news that Lough Ree power station is to resume operations

There's been widespread welcome for the news today that the ESB has confirmed  it's returning the Lough Ree power plant to service.The plant is...

BREAKING: Lough Ree Power Station to return to service from next week

The ESB has confimed that the Lough Ree Power station is to return to service in the coming days.The plant has been closed since...

Longford Council urged to prioritise regeneration of Ward’s Tce, O’ Connell Tce and Great...

Longford council is being asked to start a regeneration project targeting the refurbishment and bringing back into use of vacant houses in some of...
promise

Longford hospital admissions for alcohol-related disorders three times higher than national average

Longford's hospital admission rate for mental and behavioural disorders due to alcohol disease is three times higher than the national average.Leitrim is below average...

Funding of over 130,000 for Shannonside sensory garden projects

Six groups in the Shannonside region are to get around €135,000 in grant aid to help develop sensory gardens.The money is being allocated under...

Longford teenager urging all secondary school students to engage in Climate Change protest

A Longford teenager is encouraging as many students as possible to take part in this Friday's Global Day of Action on Climate Change.Events will...
working

93% of Shannonside employees recommend working and living in the area

Ninety three per cent of employees in the Shannonside area say they would recommend working and living in the area.According to the Midlands Skills...

Longford Greyhound track to re-open next week after fire safety upgrades

Longford Greyhound stadium is expected to run races again from next week.According to a statement on the track's Facebook page, urgent fire safety works...
sláintecare

Shannonside region to get almost €3 million in Sláintecare funding

Almost three million euro in Sláintecare funding has been allocated to the Shannonside area for multiple projects.Greenlit projects in the area will tackle citizen...

Ellen Murphy Signs For Gloucester-Hartpury Women

Dromard’s Ellen Murphy has made the move cross-channel and signed for English Premier Division side Gloucester-Hartpury women.Ireland international Murphy made her international debut in...

Connacht Launch New Away And European Jersey

Connacht Rugby in partnership with BLK Sport have revealed their new Away and European jerseys for the 2019/20 season at an exclusive Season Ticket...
Rugby

Buccs Host Ballina In Final Connacht League Fixture

Buccaneers are home to Ballina in the final round of the Connacht Senior League. Kick off for this vital encounter at Dubarry Park is...
Anniversary mass

Annie Brennan (nee Gavin)

Annie Brennan (nee Gavin) Drum, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Thursday, 19th September. Reposing at St. Brigid’s Funeral Home, Brideswell tomorrow (Fri) from half past four until seven o’clock....

Bernard (Bernie) Mc’Niff

Bernard (Bernie) Mc’Niff. 2 Dowra road, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim and formerly of Moneen-Terriff, Dowra, Co. Cavan. Tuesday, 17th September peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. predeceased by...

Listen: JF Show Talks about Eating Disorders

The HSE reported that nearly 370 children were hospitalised with anorexia or bulimia over the past three years.The HSE says eating disorders can happen...

Podcast: JF Show Talks to Crime Journalist about the Kevin Lunney Assault

On Tuesday, Kevin Lunney, Director and COO of Quinn Industrial Holdings, was abducted close to his home in Fermanagh just before 7pm.Four masked men...

Podcast: full interview: Sean Quinn Speaks to the JF Show about “barbaric” attack on...

A prominent businessman has suffered life-changing injuries after being abducted and beaten up on Tuesday night.Kevin Lunney from Quinn Industrial Holdings was attacked near...