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WATCH: First reveal of Longford Forest

A total of 700 workers are currently working on the Center Parcs' site in Ballymahon.At least €1 million is being spent each week on...
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Longford principal pleads guilty to dishonestly obtaining funds

A former Edgeworthstown school principal has pleaded guilty to a charge of dishonestly obtaining funding from the Department of Education between September 2012 and...

Artist Kevin Sharkey claims adoption scandal is “horrific”

Well-known artist Kevin Sharkey, who was adopted at a young age, says it's horrific that people may have grown up believing their adoptive parents...

Minister Moran hopes new repossessions bill will help keep families in homes

Minister Kevin Boxer Moran is hopeful that his repossessions bill will allow people who are suffering from financial difficulties to stay in their homes.The...

Staff shortages blamed for cancellation of non urgent operations at Tullamore

The INMO has blamed staff shortages for the cancellation of non-urgent elective operations in Tullamore Hospital.The cancellations, over the past two days, have been...

Government spends €36,000 on helping to heat Shannonside homes

Over €36,000 was spent last year by the government to provide money for heating of homes in the Shannonside region.Figures released by the Minister...

Longford and Manorhamilton host Cervial Check protests today

A protest in support of women affected by the Cervical Check scandal is due to be held in Longford this evening.The Standing4Women protest is...

Council delays planning decision on Longford plaza

Longford County Council has delayed making a decision on whether to give planning permission for a multimillion-euro plaza in Longford town.Supermacs boss Pat McDonagh...

Garda claims he had to drive 50km to help colleagues ‘under siege’

A local Garda representative claims he had to drive more than 50 kilometres to assist two officers who were 'under siege' at a pub...

New Granard-Longford night-link bus service to begin next week

A new night-link service from Granard to Longford will begin operating next week.An improved rural link bus service will get underway from June 5th...

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...