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Innovative use of rubbish on back road in Longford

We spotted this during the week on the back road between Tang and Ballymahon.A message was left that a hitchhiker made them from litter...

IFA President denies organisation is threatened by Beef Plan Movement

IFA President Hoe Healy is rejecting suggestions that the organisation is being threatened by the Beef Plan Movement which has signed up 17,000 members...

Concern over plans for Ballinalee road in Longford

Plans to improve the Ballinalee road into Longford town are welcome, but more thought needs to go into the provision of a cycle lane...

Emergency services attend scene of Killashee accident

Emergency services are attending the scene of an accident on the Lanesborough side of Killashee in Longford.The accident happened in the past hour about...

Marriage course take-up slightly down in Shannonside region

Just over 2,600 (2,602) people attended marriage preparation courses run by Accord in its central region which includes Longford, Leitrim and Roscommon last year.It's...

Longford councillor accepts work on Ardnacassa area has to continue

The chairman of Longford's joint-policing committee claims there's still work to be done to end antisocial behaviour in a Longford estate.An Ardnacassa resident...

Beef Plan Movement meeting in Ballymahon tonight

Farmers from across the Shannonside region are urged to work as a collective to achieve a better production price from the industry.The Beef Plan...

Minister: Antisocial behaviour decreasing in Longford estate

The Justice Minister has claimed there's been a decrease in antisocial behaviour in a Longford housing estate because of increased policing.It follows grave concerns...

Up to 400 councillors to attend Longford seminar

Between three and four hundred councillors from around the country are set to attend a local government training seminar in Longford town later this...

Motorist in Longford doing 108 km in 60km zone on Saturday

A motorist in Longford was issued with a fixed charge penalty notice at the weekend when they were detected travelling at almost twice the...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 18th February 2019

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening on Shannonside Northern Sound FM between eight and nine pm.On this edition of the show on...

Last Gasp Armagh Try Downs Buccaneers

City of Armagh snatched a 32-27 victory over Buccaneers with a last agasp try in their All-Ireland League Division 1B game played in front...

Longford Start Leinster Minor Championship With Victory

Longford got their 2019 Leinster minor championship campaign off to a winning start with a four pointi victory over Laois.Laois were 3-4 to 2-5...

Oliver Doonan

Oliver Doonan, Cloodrumman-mór, Fenagh, Leitrim. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife Eileen and son Martin, brothers Pat Joe (Gowel) Micheál and Kevin...

Kathleen Byrne (nee Macken)

Kathleen Byrne (nee Macken), Abbeylands, Ballynacargy, Co. Westmeath. Monday, February 18th peacefully at her sons residence. Pre-deceased by her husband Charlie. Reposing at her son's...

Terence Lawrence.

Terence Lawrence. Church View Drive, Drumlish, Co. Longford and late of Walsall, West Midlands, England. Sunday, February, 17th Reposing at his residence today (Mon) from five...

Podcast; The This Week Show 17th February 2019

The This Week Show with Kevin McDermott is a look back on the week that was on Shannonside Northern Sound FM.On the Show this...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 18th February 2019

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening on Shannonside Northern Sound FM between eight and nine pm.On this edition of the show on...

RECIPE: Chef Sham from The Cottage, Jamestown on The JF Cookery Corner

  The Cookery Corner on The Joe Finnegan Show on Shannonside Northern Sound has a new chef! Every two weeks, Chef Sham Hanifa from the...