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Social Protection Department to hire extra staff to deal with illness benefit tech issues

The Department of Social Protection is moving to reassure people who have not received illness benefit payments that they will be paid all outstanding...
Bord

Longford Councillor hopes new wind farm guidelines will be published before Derryadd planning is...

A Longford councillor is calling for new energy guidelines to be published immediately in light of the controversial plans for a wind farm at...

Road accident near Edgeworthstown causing traffic delays

A road accident on the Longford to Edgeworthstown road is causing traffic delays this evening.Gardai say that no one was injured in the incident...

Longford commemoration to remember locals who died on RMS Leinster

A special commemoration takes place in Longford this evening to remember people from the county who died when the RMS Leinster sank 100 years...

Longford businessman says sugar tax poses big challenge

A Longford businessman says the controversial sugar tax is the biggest challenge now facing artisan producers.David Burns, of the Richmount Cordial Company based in...

Fears grow for dozens of Shannonside jobs at Bord na Mona bogs

There are fears for dozens of jobs in the Shannonside region as speculation grows Bord na Mona may close several bogs in the region...

Man arrested as Dublin Gardai raid Longford premises as part of stolen car investigation

A man was arrested last night after Dublin-based Gardai raided a premises in Longford town as part of an investigation into the theft of...

Dead swans and broken fridge freezers: Details of local ESB complaints revealed

An ESB customer in Roscommon claimed that power outages were so frequent in her area earlier this year, that it had caused her fridge...

WRC clears Declan Nerney of discrimination allegation made at 2017 concert

Longford country music singer Declan Nerney has been cleared of an allegation of discrimination under the Equal Status Act by the Workplace Relations Commission.The...
Circuit

Cavan man to be sentenced next week for sexual abuse of children over fifty...

A judge has praised the “unbelievable courage” of two siblings who went to gardaí last year to report sexual abuse they suffered 60 years...

Leinster Call On Tomane For Toulouse

Leo Cullen has handed Joe Tomane his first European Start for Leinster for Sunday’s difficult Heineken Champions Cup trip to Toulouse.Cullen has kept faith...

Blade Captains Connacht For Sale Encounter

Scrum-half Caolin Blade is set to captain Connacht for the first time as his side take on Sale in the European Challenge Cup on...

Column: Another Bad Cop For The Chop

Martin O’Neill attempts to draw on past experience for positives, but the bad cop, bad bad cop routine is at an end writes Dave...

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan Castleruby, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon Thursday October 18th, peacefully in his 89th year at University Hospital, Roscommon. Predeceased by his baby daughter Miriam. Deeply...

Laurence Dolan

Laurence Dolan Garryfliuch, Derradda, ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Laurence Dolan, Garryfliugh, Derradda, Corraleehan, Co. Leitrim Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Thursday 18th October He will...

Hugh (Hubie) McAuley

Hugh (Hubie) McAuley.Tullynamaltra, Corlough, Co. Cavan. Wednesday, October, 17th surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff at...

LISTEN: Lively debate on JF Show weekly panel

There were plenty of topics to debate on today's Joe Finnegan Show panel, such as Brexit, Denis Naughten's resignation as a minister and the...

LISTEN: Former Minister Denis Naughten shares details of Leo meeting

Following his shock resignation from the Cabinet table announced in Dáil Éireann yesterday, former Communications Minister Deputy Denis Naughten spoke live to The Joe...

PODCAST: Roscommon GAA apologises for overcharging cock-up

Roscommon GAA has been criticised for inadvertently overcharging some supporters to a recent championship match.A large number of those who attended the Roscommon...