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Gardai investigating armed robbery at Post Office in Ardagh

Gardai are investigating an armed robbery at the Post Office in Ardagh, Co. Longford.The robbery reportedly took place just after twenty to three this...

Agriculture Minister tells Dail that he has no influence to force C&D to lift...

The Minister for Agriculture claims that efforts by farmers to pressure C&D to lift legal injunctions on two Longford farmers needs to be...
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Longford man convicted of indecent assault handed supended prison sentence

A Longford man has been handed a suspended jail sentence after being found guilty of indecently assaulting a young male relative over thirty years...
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Taoiseach disappointed by farmers’ protests earlier this week at beef talks

The Taoiseach says he was disappointed to see the scenes outside the Department of Agriculture on Monday.A number of farmers blocked access to...
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Two men due in court following altercation in Longford town centre

Two men in their 20s are due in court later today following a disturbance in Longford town on Tuesday afternoon.Gardai responded to a...
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Longford father of two to be sentenced this afternoon for indecent assaults over thirty...

A 48-year-old Longford man will be sentenced this afternoon for indecently assaulting a young relation of his over thirty years ago.The man was found...

IFA President describes ongoing legal injunctions against two Longford farmers as ‘petty’

The President of the IFA has described a decision by C and D Pet Foods in Edgeworthstown to maintain legal injunctions against two...

Former Shannonside county councillors to be paid over €500k in retirement gratuities

County Councils in the Shannonside region will pay out over half-a-million euro to former councillors who retired, or did not contest May's local elections....

Beef Plan farmers not ruling out a return to pickets after Taskforce postponment

Protesting farmers aren't ruling out returning to picket lines as part of the ongoing beef dispute.They clashed with representatives from Meat Industry Ireland earlier,...

WATCH: Beef Market Taskforce talks postponed after angry scenes outside Department HQ

The first meeting of the Beef Market Taskforce has been postponed - after chaotic scenes outside the Department of Agriculture.The talks were due to...

Longford To Vote Against Tier-2 Proposal

Longford county board will vote against this weekend’s GAA Central Council to introduce a tier-2 All-Ireland football championship.Longford a long-time supporter of a football...

Henshaw Moves To Centre For New Zealand

Rob Kearney, Peter O'Mahony and Garry Ringrose will return for Ireland's Rugby World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand in Tokyo on Saturday.Robbie Henshaw moves...

Buccs Host Ballymena On Saturday

Buccaneers and Ballymena, the two clubs relegated from 1B last season, square up in the Energia All-Ireland League at Dubarry Park on Saturday at...

Elizabeth (Lily) Diamond (nee Charters).

Elizabeth (Lily) Diamond (nee Charters). Mountnorris, Newcastle, Co. Down and formerly Lisanagh, Edgeworthsown, Co. Longford. Thursday, 17th October. Peacefully at Daisy Hill Hopital, Newry. Dearly beloved wife of...

Charles Thompson.

Charles Thompson. Williamstown, Finea, Co. Westmeath. Wednesday, 16th, October, suddenly at Beaumount Hospital, Dublin, surrounded by his loving family. Reposing at his home Friday...

Julie O’Donohoe announced as Green Party candidate for Roscommon Galway

The Green Party has announced its candidate to run in an upcoming general election in Roscommon Galway.Julie O'Donohoe has been selected to represent the...

PODCAST: “…Mouth like a Lough Erne pike” – the region’s favourite Irish sayings

The Joe Finnegan show decided to talk about our favourite  Irish sayings this week following on from a recent Irish Times article by Journalist...

Sportsbeat – Monday October 14

On a busy weekend for Sports weekend get all the reaction from the County finals in the region.Reaction from Glencar Manor Hamilton’s win over...

Longford Town Review October 13

Longford Town's SSE Airtricity League first division promotion campaign came to an end on Friday night after a penalty shoot-out defeat to Cabinteely.Aaron Dobbs had...