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Bestselling Longford author to publish a second memoir about his life

A bestselling Longford author is publishing a second memoir about his life.Ballinalee native John Connell achieved national success with his first memoir 'The Cow...

Three Longford men remanded in custody on charges related to Galway shooting incident

Three Longford men were remanded in custody this morning in connection with a shooting and acid attack at a Galway funeral.The incident, which is...
Longford courthouse

Three males arrested in Longford in relation to incidents in Galway last year

Gardaí have arrested three males in Longford this morning, in relation to a number of incidents that occurred outside Holy Family Church, in Mervue,...
ambulance

Physical assaults towards paramedics decreased in Shannonside area

Physical assaults towards ambulance staff across the Shannonside region have decreased in the past year.The statistics were released as part of a recent Freedom...

LGBTQ+ community invited to Granard meeting tonight

A meeting is taking place in Granard tonight at half past eight for people who identify as LGBTQ+ , and their families and friends.The...
unemployed

Almost 6,000 people on live register across Roscommon, Longford and Leitrim

Almost six thousand people in the Shannonside region are on the live register.That's according to the latest data from the Centra Statistics Office, and...

Major funding boost for Mid Shannon Wilderness Park

The Mid Shannon Wilderness Park in Co. Longford has received a boost in tourism funding of over six hundred thousand euro.It's part of a...

Up to eight Shannonside politicians hopeful of Seanad bid

Several Fine Gael and Fianna Fail politicans are declaring their interest in securing a seat in Seanad Eireann as the deadlines for nominations to...
athletics

Development of new indoor athletics facility is “win-win” for everyone

The development of a new indoor athletics facility on the grounds of St Mel's College is a win-win for everybody.Declan Rowley Principal of the...
post office

Longford postmaster wants post office sustainability prioritised

A Longford postmaster is calling on any new programme for government to prioritise the future sustainability of the post office network.The Postmasters union is...
Longford RFC

Longford RFC Club Notes February 26

Longford RFC Club News February 26.It was Groundhog Day in Longford RFC where the Senior Men’s matches v Monkstown were called off for the...
RWC

Buccaneers Club Notes February 25

Buccaneers club notes 25 February.Buccaneers J1’s threw themselves a lifeline when winning their basement battle 27-23 against their Sligo counterparts at The Green, Creggs, on...
Goal Nets

FAI To Monitor Heading Initiatives

The Football Association of Ireland is in discussions with UEFA and with the Associations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and England regarding the effects on...

Alice Rahill (née Harrington)

Alice Rahill (née Harrington) Crumlin, Dublin and late of Rathcroghan, Tulsk, Co. Roscommon), Sunday, 23 February suddenly, but peacefully, surrounded by her family, in...

Joseph Joe Irwin.

Joseph Joe Irwin. Kilkenny West, Glasson, Athlone, Co Westmeath. Monday, 24th February peacefully at the regional hospital Mullingar. Reposing at his residence today Tuesday from four...

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken).

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken). Mail Road, Cappataggle, Ballinasloe, Galway and formerly of Lisdillure Drum Athlone. Peacefully at her residence after an illness bravely borne...

Podcast: The Big Breakfast

Eating a big breakfast rather than a large dinner may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, according to study which may lead to better clinical dietary...

Podcast: Mortgages

Mortgage interest rates which are among the highest in Europe have been falling steadily over the past few years and o yesterday the state’s...

Podcast: Politicians and St Patrick’s Day

Cavan cathaoirleach Shane P O'Reilly and Roscommon journalist Brian Cunniffe spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about politicians going abroad to represent their councils on...