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Longford

Junior Housing minister in Drumlish this morning

The Junior Housing Minister will visit Drumlish this morning to mark the completion of 14 council houses.In February, Damien English turned the sod on...

Longford County Council urge people to be careful over Halloween

Longford County Council is asking people to be very careful of any fires that might be lit in the coming days as part of...

Longford based company nominated for top medical technologies sector prize

Longford based company Abbott has been nominated for one of the top prizes in the medical technologies sector.The company, which employs hundreds of people...
Garda

Gardaí in Ballymahon investigating after cash is stolen during robbery

Gardaí in Ballymahon are investigating a robbery which occurred at a premises in Ballymahon on Friday night.Two males entered the premises on Main Street,...

Major funding boost for cemeteries in north Longford

A north Longford Fianna Fail Councillor has welcomed a major funding boost for cemeteries in the north of the county.This week Granard Municipal District...

Longford Cllr. to attend gathering of clergy and politicians in Rome

Longford councillor Seamus Butler is attending a special gathering of clergy and politicians in Rome this weekend.The Fianna Fail politician and businessman was nominated...
Longford Chamber

Longford Chamber headquarters to be sold

Longford Chamber of Commerce members have given the green light to sell their headquarters which it's estimated could reach a price of nearly a...
Childcare

Longford childcare workers say government has failed them

A Longford childcare worker says she is very disheartened by the wages paid to staff in early education.Eva Sineko, who's originally from Poland, says...

Junior Minister visits Granard for planning discussion

Junior Local Government Minister Damien English is visiting Granard this morning to attend a meeting of the Eastern and Midland Regional Assembly.The event is...
Council

Boost for Longford as council budget increases

Longford County Council has been given a major cash injection for its 2018 budget.A meeting of Granard Municipal District was told yesterday the council...

World Championship Bronze For Shane Ryan

Shane Ryan has claimed 50m Backstroke bronze at the World Championship in China.Ryan swam 22.76 seconds to take bronze, just point one eight of...

Sexton Starts To Captain Leinster Against Bath

Johnny Sexton has passed his fitness test and will line out for Leinster against Bath in the Aviva Stadium for their Heineken Champions Cup...

Connacht Set For Perpignan Return Test

Connacht Head Coach Andy Friend has named Academy players Conor Fitzgerald and Kieran Joyce in his starting team for the trip to Perpignan in...

John Leonard

John Leonard, Kilmalaw, Aughrim, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Friday, December 14th, in his 97th year.Reposing at The Sacred Heart funeral home, Kilconnell,...

James (Jimmy) Reilly

James (Jimmy) Reilly. Clonellan and 5 St. Mary’s Drumlish, Co. Longford, in his 81st year. Wednesday, 12th December peacefully at the Portiuncula Nursing Home, Multifarnham. Reposing at...
Teenager

Chriss McManus (nee Byrne)

Chriss McManus (nee Byrne) Curraghill, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim. Wednesday, December, 12th peacefully after a short illness. Pre-deceased by her husband Don, brothers Tommy, Jay...

LISTEN: It’s time to march for Rural Ireland, who’s with Mick?

Mick in Roscommon says it's time for Irish people to follow the French example and get the yellow vests out. He says he's fed...

LISTEN BACK: Shamrock 165 The Unknown Flight

On Tuesday, Evelyn Rooney and Peggy Lennon spoke to Joe Finnegan in studio to tell the story of their relative Evelyn Belton who died...

Podcast: Sportsbeat- Mullinalaghta Special

Mullinalaghta became the Leinster senior football champions on Sunday with a 1-08 to 1-06 victory over Kilmacud Crokes in Tullamore.On Sportsbeat presented by Kevin...