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Longford water outages to extend until next Monday

Night-time water outages in parts of Longford are due to continue until the beginning of next week. Outages began on Monday of this week as...

Water restrictions for a second night in-a-row in Longford

Households and businesses in the Granard and Smear areas of Longford are set to experience water restrictions again tonight.Water outages were announced yesterday for...

Longford firm is awarded major Center Parcs environmental project

Longford waste firm Mulleadys has been awarded a major contract with Center Parcs in Ballymahon.The Drumlish based company has secured a long-term service contract...

Local bog and forest fire warning ahead of expected heatwave

People are being asked to be especially careful in the countryside during our expected heatwave, particularly in relation to the possibility of forest or...

Water outages announced for Longford in order to conserve supplies

Irish Water has confirmed that due to the hot weather, water outages are planned for the county this evening.Water outages will commence this evening...

Meeting to discuss establishing Town team in Edgeworthstown this evening

A meeting to discuss the formation of a Town Team for Edgeworthstown takes place this evening.Longford County Council is hosting the information session to...
Planning

Planning permission granted for nine apartments in Granard

Longford County Council has granted planning permission for nine apartments in Granard.Last August BO Vision Holding applied to change the use of a crèche...

Traffic restrictions in place ahead of the Longford/Kildare clash this evening

Traffic restrictions are being put in place ahead of the Longford/Kildare clash in Glennon Brothers Pearse Park in Longford this Saturday evening.Throw-in for the...

Cruinniú na nÓg takes place across the country today

Young people across the region are being encouraged to get creative today as part of Cruinniu na nÓg.As part of the Creative Ireland programme,...

Longford man gets two and a half year sentence for child porn offences

A Longford man has been jailed for two-and-a-half-years after pleading guilty to a number of child porn offences between January and July 2015.52-year old...

Mayo Minors Crush Roscommon

Roscommon minors came crushing back down to earth after Mayo ran in 4-14 to secure a 21 point win.The game was effectively over after...

GAA Qualifiers Draw Takes Place on Monday

The first-round qualifier draw of the 2019 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship will take place on Monday morning May 27th.This first round draw involves the...

Sexton Returns For Leinster’s Pro-14 Final

Johnny Sexton's been recalled to the Leinster team for tomorrow's Guinness Pro14 final against Glasgow at Celtic Park.The world player of the year was...

Margaret (May) Sheridan (nee McKeever)

Margaret (May) Sheridan (nee McKeever) Holly Bank, Arva, Co. Cavan. Friday, May 24th, peacefully at Cavan General Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Michael. Loving mother of...

Michael O’Reilly

Michael O’Reilly Ardagh, Co. Longford. Friday, May 24th, peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and doctors at the Mater Hospital, Dublin. Reposing at his home...

Mai Neary (nee O’Donnell)

Mai Neary (nee O’Donnell) Tanseyfield, Elphin, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, May 23rd, peacefully in her 100th year, surrounded by her loving family, in the wonderful...

PODCAST: Concern over Longford portrayal in Prime Time migration segment

Longford resident Parvez Butt spoke to The Joe Finnegan Show on Monday morning to express his concern over how Longford had been portrayed -...

LISTEN: Agri Minister says no factories will benefit from €100m Beef Aid

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed claimed this morning that no factories will be in line to benefit from the €100m beef aid package that has...

PODCAST: EU Election Candidate Interview Cavan Monaghan TD Brendan Smith

Cavan Monaghan Fianna Fáil Deputy and former Minister Brendan Smith joined Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his bid for a seat in Europe in...