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Different rates should be introduced to help start-up companies

A Longford councillor believes a new system of differing rates should be introduced to help start-up companies get on their feet.Councillor Micheal Carrigy's motion...

UPDATE: Driver comes forward following ‘hit-and-run’ in Longford

A man in his 20s, believed to be the driver of the car involved in last night's Longford hit-and-run fatality, has now come forward...

Shannonside schools selected for a pilot of the Creative Schools scheme

A number of national schools in the Shannonside region have been selected for a pilot of the Creative Schools scheme.The scheme, part of the...

BREAKING: Young man dies following suspected ‘hit-and-run’ in Co Longford

A man in his 20s has died following a suspected 'hit-and-run' collision in Co Longford.Last night at around 11.45pm, a male pedestrian, was struck...

260 new homes completed in Shannonside region last year

260 new homes were completed last year in the Shannonside region according to new CSO housing stats.Leitrim and Longford recorded the lowest number of...
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Longford Councillor calls for harsher penalties for people convicted of illegal dumping

A Longford Councillor believes a system of naming and shaming illegal dumpers or carrying out community service would be a better deterrent than the current...

New social strategy for Longford suggests varied cultures presents unique innovation opportunities

Longford County Council has been told that positive things can be developed due to the fact that the county has such a large and...

Longford finance chief says council is taking harder line against compo claims

Longford County Council head of Finance John McKeon says the situation regarding public liability claims is improving despite figures released this week.The figures taken...

Longford council: Give €50,000 to cervical-scandal victims

Longford County Council is asking Health Minister Simon Harris to make €50,000 available to each of the 209 women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy.The...

Call for overhaul of inspections of asylum centres

The Irish Immigrant Support Centre has called for an overhaul of the inspection process for direct-provision centres after the latest report of a Longford...

Butler Previews: Athlone Town V Wexford FC

Athlone Town are away to Wexford FC in the next round of the SSE Airtricity League First Division.The game kicks off at a quarter...

Buccaneers Relegated to Division 2A Of AIL

It’s relegation for the second successive season for Buccaneers following their 30-24 All-Ireland League play-off defeat to Queen’s University last weekend.Queens now progress to...

Longford Lose To Westmeath in Leinster Minor Championship

Longford lost their opening 2019 Electric Ireland Leinster Minor football championship group game to neighbours Westmeath in Glennon Brothers Pearse Park.The Lakeside County scored...

Barney (Bernard) Lynch.

Barney (Bernard) Lynch. Curraughmore, Keenagh, Co. Longford. Monday 22nd April. Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Costello's Nursing Home, Ballyleague and Portiuncula...

Deirdre Russell (nee Kenny)

Deirdre Russell (nee Kenny) Larchfield House, Ballinalone, Drumraney, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Friday, 19th April suddenly at her residence. Removal tomorrow (Wed) to St. Mary’s church, Moate for...

Maura Mc’Cormack (nee Glynn)

Maura Mc’Cormack (nee Glynn) Palmerstown, Dublin 20 and formerly of Crannaghmore, Athlone. Monday, April, 22nd Reposing at her residence in Palmerstown on (Thurs) from four...

Podcast: Saturday Connection 20th April 2019

Charlie McGettigan presents a host of guests, chat and music on the Saturday Connection. The programme was broadcast on the 20th of April 2019.So...

Side By Side 21st April 2019

Side by Side presented by Eamonn O’Connor, Tony Gilhooly and Patsy Lee.Patsy Lee Joins Eamonn and Tony as they reflect on how it is...

Podcast: Last Amateurs-Ulster 1999 European Champions

It was a Heineken Champions Cup weekend and the world is enjoying a feast of Rugby.It’s remarkable to think that twenty years ago Ulster...