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Longford man will be sentenced in October for defilement of teenage girl

A Longford man will be sentenced in October after pleading guilty to having sex with an underage girl.The man, in his 30s, who cannot...

Longford Councillor issues warning over teenagers abusing ‘laughing gas’ canisters

Longford councillor Mark Casey is urging parents to be aware of the dangers of teenagers using what's described as "hippy crack" or laughing gas.The...
Sexual

Longford man pleads guilty to having sex with teenage girl

A Longford man has pleaded guilty to defiling a girl in the county over six years ago.The man, in his 30s, who cannot be...
Ballymahon

Ballymahon mart to re-open with online auction tomorrow

Ballymahon mart will re-open for business this Thursday with an online cattle auction.The mart had been closed for over a month after the Dept...

Longford hair salon owner hopes facilities will re-open before July 20th

The owner of a Longford hairdressing salon says she's quietly hopeful that hairdressers may be allowed open before the July 20th date currently set...
Polish

Four plead guilty to violent Longford town centre incident before Christmas

Four people have pleaded guilty to violent disorder following an incident in Longford town a week before last Christmas.The three men and one woman...

Longford councillor calls for urgent support for businesses that re-open but face losses

A Longford councillor is calling for the pressure to be taken off local authorities and businesses which have re-opened in recent weeks.Martin Monaghan is...
Ree

Hopes for new power hubs to be established in soon-to-be vacant midlands’ power stations

The government has indicated that there may be scope for developing new energy hubs at power stations in Lanesboro and Shannonbridge.In his report, Just...
Criminal

Two young girls appear in Longford court charged with multiple theft offences

Two girls, aged 12 and 13, have been charged with a string of alleged thefts from shops across Longford. The alleged offences occurred at...

Longford Councillors to get bigger say in local response to Covid-19

Longford Councillors are to get a bigger say in the county's response to Covid-19.Councillor Peggy Nolan expressed her disappointment that local representatives were...
Premier-League

Anfield May Host Liverpool Title Victory

Liverpool could yet secure the Premier League title with a fixture at Anfield.Next month's derby between Liverpool and Everton may be moved to a...
GAA

GAA Set to Re-open Walking Tracks On June 8

The GAA have announced they will re-open designated walking tracks on June 8, once the country moves into phase two of lockdown exit.Croke Park...
Connacht-Rugby

Connacht Announce Host of Departures

Tom McCartney has announced his retirement from rugby and has returned to New Zealand after six years with Connacht.The hooker has amassed 112 appearances...

ANNETTE MULRYANN-WALSH

ANNETTE MULRYANN-WALSH Corbo, Kilrooskey, Co Roscommon and formerly of Barne, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford. May 28th, 2020; (Suddenly), at her home. Predeceased by...

John Padian

John Padian. Ardikillan, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon Saturday 30th May, Peacefully at Portiuncla Hospital, Ballinasloe, and previously in the loving care of all the staff at Costello's...

Nina (Anne) cattigan (Nee Roche)

Nina (Anne) Cattigan) (Nee Roche), Curraghroe , Co Roscommon and formally of Allenwood, Naas, Co Kildare, May 29th at home in the loving...

29th May: Leitrim Gardai and the Covid 19 County Response forum

Leitrim Gardai are working to assist people across the county as part of the Covid 19 Response forum. They are undertaking work to provide...

29th May: Business Restart Grant

Since the Business Restart grant was opened a week ago, local authorities'  have received a large number of applications. The grant is essentially allow business...

Patrick Feeney Country Singer from Gurteen, Sligo

Patrick Feeney Country Singer from Gurteen, Sligo