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Man in his 50s remains in serious condition in hospital after Edgeworthstown crash

A man in his 50s remains in a serious condition in hospital after a road crash near Edgeworthstown on Saturday evening.The man's car left...

Micheal Carrigy hopes rate payers will get discount in the coming months

Longford councillor Micheal Carrigy says he hopes that rate payers in the county might be able to get a small discount in a few...
Murder

Edgeworthstown/Abbeylara road reopens following single-vehicle collision

A single-vehicle collision occurred on the Edgeworthstown/Abbeylara Road at around 18:40pm yesterday evening.A man, in his 50's, was seriously injured and taken to Mullingar...
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Longford man avoids jail after pleading guilty to careless driving causing death

Clarification:In a previous version of this story, published on February 17th, it was claimed that Mr Kenny had pleaded not guilty at a previous court...

New figures reveal that the vacancy rate for the last quarter of 2017 in...

Around 70pc of all vacant commercial properties in the Shannonside region have been vacant for more than three years.New figures show that the vacancy...
Court

Longford murder accused wanted to teach dead man ‘a lesson’ after previous rows

A drug dealer who admits stabbing a man to death following rows over a €300 debt told gardai he wanted to teach the deceased...
Longford

Longford Circuit Court hears details of abuse at midlands GAA ground

Longford Circuit has heard graphic details of the abuse of four young people at a GAA grounds in the midlands between 2000 and 2008.A...

Survey shows serious problem with mobile phone coverage in areas of south Longford

A survey of mobile phone voice problem areas in Longford has shown serious black spot areas in the south of the county, as well...

Longford Omniplex development may create up to 100 jobs

Up to 100 jobs could be created at the new multi million euro cinema complex in Longford when it's up and running.That's according to...
Longford Court

Longford court hears victim impact statements in child sex abuse case

Longford circuit court has heard details of years of abuse at a midlands GAA grounds of a boy starting when the child was 7.A...

Connacht Set for Challenge Cup Quarter-Final With Sale

Connacht will travel to Sale Sharks in the quarter-finals of the European Challenge Cup.Connacht saw off Sale 20-18 in the Sportsgrounds last weekend, before...

GAA Announce Allianz League Ticket Price Increase

Tickets for Roscommon’s games in the Allianz National League will increase from next Saturday.There are also increases to ticket prices at the All-Ireland qualifiers,...

Connacht Secure Challenge Cup Quarter-Final Spot

Connacht have qualified for the quarter-finals of the European Challenge Cup after a 33-27 win over Bordeaux BeaglesKiltoom man Jack Carty scored a late...

Thomas Davis

Thomas Davis Drumbad, Ballinamuck, Longford. Saturday, 19th January. Peacefully after a short illness at St. Vincent's Private Hospital, Dublin. Beloved husband of Sheila. Sadly missed by his heartbroken wife,...

Kieran O’Connor

Kieran O'Connor Tormey Villas and late of Cushla, Monksland, Athlone. Saturday, 19th January. Peacefully. Sadly missed by his loving wife Ann, daughters Caroline and Laura, sons Brendan, Kieran...

Michael Hughes

Michael Hughes. Deanscurragh, Longford. Friday, 18th January. Peacefully at The Regional Hospital Mullingar. Predeceased by his wife Marie (nee Halligan). Sadly missed and remembered with love by...

LISTEN BACK: First Dates Ireland local “High on fresh air and water from the...

😍Have Carol Ann from Leitrim & Cathal from Monaghan found love on First Dates Ireland? 😘 The Free spirited dance facilitator Carol Ann (32)...

PODCAST: Roscommon businessman slams VAT hike

There are fears that some local businesses will close because of the increase in VAT in the hospitality sector.The tax for hotels and...

LISTEN BACK: Rooskey local talks rural realities in aftermath of arson attack

Seamus joined Joe Finnegan this morning to discuss the realities of living in rural Ireland following the change in the roads legislation and the...