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Longford pharmacist says flu vaccine supply shouldn’t worry people unduly

It's not clear when, or if, issues surrounding the supply of the flu vaccine will be cleared up, according to the Irish Pharmacy Union.The...
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Mixed emotions among Bord na Mona workers as smoke rises again from Lough Ree...

There’s mixed emotions among Bord na Mona workers at Mount Dillon as operations resume at Lough Ree Power.The station in lanesboro had been off...
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Lanesboro power station resumes production ahead of December closure

The power station in Lanesboro has resumed operations this week.   Lough Ree Power wasn't generating electricity through the summer months because of conditions...
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Longford man and former teacher pleads guilty to sex with teenage girl

A former teacher who engaged in multiple acts of defilement and sexual exploitation of a Longford schoolgirl says he was scared and ashamed of...
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Longford man handed suspended jail sentence for role in ‘money mule’ scam

A 58-year-man has been handed a suspended two year jail sentence at Longford Circuit Court for his part in a 'money mule' scam.Kamoru Lawal,...

Man found not guilty of manslaughter in Longford pub carpark

A Longford man has been found not guilty of manslaughter in the carpark of a pub over a year ago,After just over four...
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Sentence hearing for Aaron Brady gets underway this morning

Aaron Brady’s sentence hearing is due to get underway this morning.The 29-year-old, from Crossmaglen, Co. Armagh, was found guilty of the capital murder of...

Big relief in Budget 2021 for local business

As expected, Budget 2021 was a big one for businesses - especially those who have been hardest hit by Covid-19.The Employer Wage Subsidy Scheme...

Jury in Longford manslaughter trial told they need to decide if accused acted in...

The jury in the trial of a Longford man accused of manslaughter have been told that the key issue they need to decide upon...

New citizen text alert system launched by Longford County Council

Longford County Council has launched a new citizen text alert system.Using the Mapalerter system, the IT team of the council have been working on...
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Longford and Leitrim both make a losing start to the Nicky Rackard Cup

Longford made a losing start to the Nicky Rackard Cup going down by 2-13 to 1-14 against Donegal at Letterkenny.Derek Frehill’s man produced a...
Roscommon

Roscommon crowned division two champions as Cavan suffer relegation

Roscommon were crowned division two champions following a 1-12 to 13 points win over Cavan in the Allianz Football League at Kingspan Breffni Park.It...
Pairc-Sean

2 Further Positive cases for Leitrim, but they will field against Tipperary

The Leitrim GAA senior team have confirmed 2 further players have tested positive for Covid 19 but have clarified that there is no contact...

Ellen (Eileen) Boyle (nee Forde)

Ellen (Eileen) Boyle (nee Forde) Connecticut, USA and late of Kilmahon, Drumlish, Co. Longford. Wednesday, October 21st.Wife of the late Vincent Boyle. Deeply regretted by her four...

Brian (James) Milton.

Brian (James) Milton. Woodview, Churchtown, Mallow and late of Rooskey, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully, at the Bons Secour Hospital, Cork.Beloved husband of Deirdre (nee Daly) and much...
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Ciara Mary Donnelly

Ciara Mary Donnelly Ballinlass, Ballinamore Bridge, Co. Galway. Friday, October 23rd, suddenly.Predeceased by her brother Patrick. Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her parents, brothers, sisters-in-law,...
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Podcast: Paddy Joe Burke

Roscommon barber Paddy Joe Burke joined Joe Finnegan on Friday's programme to offer words of encouragement to people as we set in for another...

Sail West

In Sail West Producer Brian Kenny uncovers the story of Monaghans famous son John Mac Kenna known as Don Juan Mac Kenna, the co-liberator...

Podcast: Halloween Family Traditions

Gerry and Lorraine joined the Joe Finnegan Show to talk about Halloween family traditions.Take a listen here: