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electric vehicle

Edgeworthstown to get high-speed fast charging electric vehicle charger

Provision is to be made for a high-speed fast -charging electric vehicle charger on the main street of Edgeworthstown as part of works taking...
drug driving

Longford motorist arrested after failing drug driving test

A Longford motorist has been arrested after failing a drug driving test.According to Gardai, the car was stopped in Drumlish last night by the...

Possible merge of Longford and Mullingar Credit Unions not expected to majorly impact customers

Credit union members in Longford will not see any changes in their day to day dealings with the local branch if a proposed merger...
disabilities

More parking bay monitoring for people with disabilities, says Granard councillor

A Granard councillor is calling for more monitoring of parking bays for people with disabilities who come into the town.Councillor Turlough McGovern says he's...

Longford Credit Union to vote on Mullingar merger

Members of Longford Credit Union are being asked to approve a merger with Mullingar.While Longford has assets of approximately 50 million euro, it falls...
inquest

Inquest rules Ballinamore man who drowned died by misadventure

A coroner has returned a verdict of death by misadventure following the drowning of a 36 year old man in Ballinamore last year.An inquest...

Longford could lose out under new garda divisions next year

Concern is growing that Longford could end up losing both its garda superintendents under the new arrangements for larger garda divisions that were announced...

Tributes paid to former Longford councillor Michael Nevin

Tributes are being paid to former Longford councillor Michael Nevin who has died.He served on both Longford County and town councils and was elected...

Long-awaited Ballymahon car park to open in coming days

Traffic congestion in Ballymahon is set to be eased within the next few days when a new car park beside St Mathews National School...

Visiting restrictions put in place in Tullamore hospital

Visiting restrictions have been put in place on two wards at the midlands regional hospital in Tullamore.Members of the public are being...

Roscommon GAA Record Balance Sheet Increase

Roscommon GAA have recorded a marked upswing in their financial performance showing an increase in income from €1.6m in 2018 to €2.8m in 2019.Costs...

Podcast: David Harte Speaks to Sunday Sport

David Harte a two time world hockey goalkeeper of the year is seeking election to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Commission at Tokyo...

Cross Country Success For Ireland

Athletics Ireland's had its most successful European Cross-Country Championships. Four medals were won in Lisbon.The senior women's side took a silver medal for their combined...

Mary Finnerty.

Mary Finnerty. Milltown, Dublin and formerly of Pollalaher, Brideswell, Athlone, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, December 12th. Peacefully in the tender and loving care of the Management...

Rosaleen Casey (nee Geoghegan)

Rosaleen Casey (nee Geoghegan) Athlone Road, Moate and late of Elfeet, Newtowncashel, Co. Longford and Cornaher, Tyrellspass, Co. Westmeath. Wednesday, December 11th Reposing at...

Patrick (Pat) Begley

Patrick (Pat) Begley. Retreat Park, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Thursday, 12th December peacefully. Retired Irish Army. Predeceased by his beloved wife Kathleen and son Padraig. Sadly...

Podcast: GAA Presidential Candidate Mick Rock

GAA Presidential Candidate Mick Rock from Elphin in Roscommon joined Joe Finnegan in studio on Thursday morning.Take a listen to their wide-ranging conversation here:

Podcast: Catherine Corless

The Children's Minister says it could be late next year before excavation work can begin at the former Tuam Mother and Baby Home.The government...

Podcast; Old Moore’s Almanac

Famous for its predictions of future events, Old Moore’s Almanac is now 256 years old and remains a popular annual stocking filler.In recent years...