On-Air Now

  • newsteam-2-130x130
    News 30 – Main Evening News

Longford

House

Two tenants say Longford ‘too rough’ for council house

More than 28 per cent of social-housing offers made in the Longford town region this year have been refused - with two households claiming...
Trains

Train carriages reduced on Longford service

A Longford councillor is condemning a recent practice by Iarnrod Eireann to reduce the amount of train carriages to Longford on Friday evenings by...

Edgeworth’s contribution to science being celebrated this weekend

A range of special events is taking place in Edgeworthstown this weekend to mark the contribution made by the Edgeworth family to various branches...
Build

Longford Councillor calls for extra help for those who want to build on their...

Longford councillor Michael Carrigy is calling for special help to be given to people who want to build houses on their own land.Councillor Carrigy...
Social

Longford business takes to social media to plead for local support

A shop in Longford town has taken the step of posting the fact that they may have to close, as a means of trying...

Michael Reilly named Longford’s Carer of the Year

This year's Longford Carer of the Year has been announced as Michael Reilly from Aughnacliffe.Michael cares for his wife Mary who has MS and...

Longford council set for €3m budget rise in 2018

Longford County Council is set for a €3-million increase in its budget next year.This will enable an extra 7 per cent to be spent...

Longford murder trial to begin next February

A trial date has been set for a man accused of murdering a 31-year-old man in Longford town last year.The trial of Rihards Lavickis,...

Governor of Central Bank visits Longford college

Senior leadership in the banking sector in this country must show they are putting the customer first.That's according to the Governor of the Central...

Midlands tourism body could face closure

The future of a tourism group promoting businesses in this region is in doubt after the loss of €75,000 in state funding.Mid-Ireland Tourism helps...

Referee Development Plan Revealed

GAA President John Horan has unveiled a Referee Development Plan designed to maximise the recruitment and retention of match officials.The announcement was...

Mullinalaghta primed for Leinster

St Columba’s Mullinalaghta will return to action on the 11th of November in the Leinster senior club championship.The Longford champions will face the winners...

Connacht Club Fixtures Confirmed

The Connacht senior club championship fixtures and dates have been announced.Clann Na Ngael will play the Preliminary round on the 4th of November in...

Bernadette Doonan

Bernadette Doonan Edergole, Cloone, Co. Leitrim. Tuesday, October 16th, peacefully at her residence. Predeceased by her parents Frank and Cathleen. Sadly missed by her heartbroken son...

Margaret Clarke (nee Trimble)

Margaret Clarke (nee Trimble)Sunnybank, Station Road, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. RoscommonMonday October 15th, peacefully at her residence. Beloved wife of the late Dessie.Deeply regretted by her...

Bridget (Breda) McNally (nee Holton)

Bridget (Breda) McNally (nee Holton) Shannon Lodge, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim and formerly Clonaugh, Moyvalley, Co. Kildare. Tuesday October 16th peacefully in the loving care of 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...

PODCAST: Showbiz guru’s new country music book

Keep it Country - A Celebration of Irish Country Music is a newly published book by Sunday World showbiz editor Eddie Rowley.It features...