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Laurel Lodge

Hiqa inspection finds significant improvements at Laurel Lodge nursing home

The health watchdog has found several improvements have been made at Laurel Lodge Nursing Home in Longford after a critical inspection earlier this year.It...
Court

Man appears in court charged with alleged Longford drugs offences

A 30-year-old man has appeared in court charged in connection with an alleged drugs seizure in Longford last month.Philip County appeared before Judge Seamus...
Longford court

Man due in court this morning charged with Edgeworthstown drugs seizure

A man is due in court this morning charged in connection with a seizure of cannabis and cocaine in Edgeworthstown last month.The man, in...
Libraries

Self-service equipment to be introduced at three more local libraries

Self-service library equipment is set to be introduced in Longford, Edgeworthstown and Athlone libraries.Longford County Council is seeking tenders for the supply, delivery, installation...

Concern expressed over lengthy ambulance delay to Longford GAA emergency

A Longford councillor is expressing concern about the length of time it took for an ambulance to respond to a serious injury at a...
Cannabis

Polish man charged in connection with Longford town drugs raid

A 29-year-old Polish man has been remanded in custody after being charged with growing drugs worth nearly €73,000 in Longford town.Karol Onitsch of 14...
Ballymahon

Irish Water begins water main replacement works in Ballymahon

Irish Water in starting work today (Monday 6th Nov) on the long awaited water mains replacement in Ballymahon.The extensive work along Main Street is...
Granard shopping centre

Granard could be set for major jobs boost as talks continue over future of...

There are hopes of a significant jobs boost for the Granard area if a new project for the town gets the go-head.Longford council chairman...
Cannabis

BREAKING: Major cannabis ‘grow house’ discovered in Longford town

Gardai in Longford have discovered a major cannabis grow house in the town.The discovery was made in the Clonbalt Woods area of the town...

Longford artist getting ready for major Dublin exhibition next week

A Longford artist will exhibit her work at a major exhibition in Dublin next weekend.Eibhilin Crossan was able to pursue her art career thanks...

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...