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Longford rapist jailed for 11 years for abusing his nephew

An uncle who raped and sexually abused his teenage nephew over a period of seven years in Co Longford, and who claimed they were...

Shannonside FM reunites distressed woman and her lost Christmas shopping

A Sligo woman is praising the wide reach of local radio and the honesty of a Longford man after tracking down her missing airport...

Funding of €23,000 for local older-people’s groups

Dozens of groups working with older people across the Shannonside region have been awarded grants to boost their activities.More than 80 local organisations from...

Revenue Commissioners fine a dozen Shannonside individuals for tax offences

Over a dozen individuals or business owners across the Shannonside region have been fined by the Revenue Commissioners for a number of offences ranging...

Granard man pleads guilty to assaults in Cavan

A Longford man has pleaded guilty to a number of assaults in Cavan town last year.Patrick Donoghue, 22, from 3 Farrell's Terrace in Granard,...
Cannabis

€33,500’s worth of cannabis seized in Tarmonbarry growhouse

Gardaí have confirmed a cannabis growhouse valued at €33,500 has been discovered at Tarmonbarry.As part of an investigation into the cultivation of drugs in...

Burke raises new concerns over Longford Garda numbers

Serious concern has been expressed in the Dáil by a Westmeath TD about how the numbers of gardaí based at stations around the country...
Center Parcs

John Sisk signs contract to build key Center Parcs’ Longford Forest buildings

Construction of 500 buildings at Center Parcs Longford Forest will begin in early January after the company signed an official contract with John Sisk...
Fianna Fail

Fianna Fail to select Westmeath General Election candidates tonight

Fianna Fail will finalise its General election candidates for Longford-Westmeath this evening at its convention to be held in Mullingar.Incoming Longford County Councillor Joe...
Johnston

Well-known farm machinery company targeted by thieves for 16th time in six years

A well-known Shannonside farm machinery company has suffered its 16th theft, or attempted theft since 2011, following an incident in broad daylight on Monday...

Roscommon Confirm Cunningham Backroom Team

Roscommon GAA have tonight confirmed Anthony Cunningham's backroom with Iain Daly (Michael Glavey’s) and Mark Dowd (Strokestown) as selectors.Daly has recently stepped down as...

Expect Schmidt To Stay – IRFU Officer

IRFU Committee member and former Connacht Rugby President Adrian Leddy believes Ireland Coach Joe Schmidt WILL stay with Ireland after the Rugby World Cup...

Seven Players Leave Irish Rugby Panel

Irish focus now turns from Saturday’s victory over New Zealand to the final Guinness series game of the season against the USA this Saturday.Sean...

Bridget Mollaghan

Bridget Mollaghan. Templemichael Glebe, Longford. Monday, 19th, November peacefully at home Surrounded by her loving family. Pre-deceased by her father Michael. Bridget will be sadly missed...

Kathleen (Katie) Daly (nee Owens)

Kathleen (Katie) Daly (nee Owens) Cloonfarries, Mountbellew, Co. Galway, Sunday, November, 18th peacefully at UCHG in the loving care of her family. Predeceased by...

John (John Joe) Tumulty

John (John Joe) Tumulty. The Jays, Tully, Baylin, Athlone. Sunday, 18th November Removal on (Wed) to the Carmelite church, Moate, arriving at 11.45, for funeral prayers....
White House Hotel

LISTEN: Sadness as west Roscommon hotel shuts

A west Roscommon hotel has closed.Padraic Whelan has run the White House Hotel at Ballinlough since May of last year. He was renting...

LISTEN: Interview with major local employer

One of the midlands’ biggest employers is Grant Engineering in Birr, Co Offaly. The company was established in 1977 and is one of the...

PODCAST: Phase two of Castlerea food hub begins

The tendering process is under way for the second phase of the food hub in Castlerea.A total of €500,000 of state funding has...