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Longford

FAI language and soccer skills programme to help Longford asylum seekers

Asylum seekers in Longford town are to take part in an innovative FAI programme aimed at improving their English and soccer skills simultaneously.A six-week...

Irish Rail told to “cop on” after commuters forced to stand on Longford train

A Longford man is calling on Irish Rail to “cop-on” and plan ahead for busy periods.Dwaine Schouten was speaking after he and his family...
Garda

Garda praises Longford residents for respecting non-nationals

Longford residents are being praised for their attitude to non-nationals by a sergeant who helps communities develop integration strategies across the country.Sgt David McInerney,...

LISTEN:Longford man is a very unhappy Irish Rail customer

A Longford man says he and his family were left standing for most of the train journey between Longford and Dublin this week due...
Superintendent

Longford Superintendent denies majority of local court cases involve non-nationals

A senior garda has rejected a claim that 75pc of reported court cases in Longford involve non-Irish nationals.The claim was made by Fine Gael...
Live Register

Longford and Leitrim’s unemployment figures at lowest level since July 2008

The number of people unemployed in Longford and Leitrim is at its lowest level since July 2008 according to new figures from the CSO.The...
CSO

CSO claims Longford town residents the most unhealthy in Ireland

People living in Longford town are among the most unhealthy in the country.That's according to the latest figures from the Census published today on...
Breath

New report shows increase in number of fake breath tests in Longford-Roscommon

A new report from the Policing Authority shows an even higher number of breaths tests than originally estimated were falsified in the Longford-Roscommon Garda...
Landlord

EXCLUSIVE: Over 1500 households on Longford social housing list

New figures show more than 100 households have been on the waiting list for social housing in Longford for at least five years.One applicant...

Revenue seize 40 vehicles in Shannonside region this year

New figures show the Revenue Commissioners has seized nearly 40 vehicles and 170 litres of alcohol in the Shannonside region so far this year.More...

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...