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Granard prepares for launch of Harp Festival this evening

Granard Harp Festival will officially open this evening in the Granard Community Library.The Harp festival which was first held in 1781 runs until Sunday...

Changes to Shannonside Garda divisions to be confirmed today

Major changes to Garda divisions across the country will be announced today.The Roscommon/Longford garda division is set to be aligned to the Mayo division,...

Shannonside construction company believes majority of local homes require deep retro-fit

A local Shannonside construction company believes dozens of homes in the region would benefit from the pilot deep retrofit scheme.The Minister for the environment...

Meeting next week to outline future of Longford Greyhound stadium

A meeting is scheduled for next Monday which could decide the future of Longford greyhound stadium.The track is provisionally due to closee this Friday,...

Traffic delays following bridge strike in Longford town

Longford Gardai are warning of traffic disruption at the bridge on the Dublin road near Lidl this lunchtime.It's understood a truck had been in...

Longford economist stresses importance of protecting cross border projects post-Brexit

A Longford economist believes it's vital for regional projects such as the N4 to continue in the case of a no-deal Brexit.IBEC is predicting...

Over €19,000 collected so far in bid to save Longford Greyhound track

Over €19,000 has been collected in just over a week as part of efforts to save Longford Greyhound stadium.A meeting last week at the...

Thousands of euro in court fines imposed last year were uncollected in Shannonside region

Over 70% of fines imposed in Longford Courts last year were uncollected.According to new courts service figures, more than half of the fines imposed...
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Longford village selected to trial ‘rural taxi’ service

A Longford village will receive its very own rural hackney service in the coming weeks.Cullyfad has been selected as one of fifteen areas to...
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Longford community group urges public not to interfere with defibrillators after theft incident

A Longford community group is making an appeal for the public not to interfere with defibrillators after one of their's was stolen.The defibrillator...

Leitrim’s Breege Connolly Wins Dublin 10 Mile

Breege Connolly secured her second win of the KBC Race Series today, winning the Frank Duffy 10 Mile at the Phoenix Park in 58...

Bohemians Beat Longford Town On Penalties

Longford Town suffered penalty heartbreak at the hands of Premier Division Bohemians writes Andrew Dempsey.Lee Steacy’s spot kick was saved by James Talbot at...

Thomas Higgins Second In Irish U16 Championship

Roscommon’s Thomas Higgins took second place at the Irish Boys U16 Championship held at Donabate Golf Club, Dublin.Higgins finished on a one over par...

John McGoey

John McGoey Annaly Park ,Longford and formerly of Newtownforbes, 24th August 2019 peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Pre-deceased by his sons John ,Patrick...

Christine Ginnell (née Hand)

The death has occurred on Saturday, August 24th of Christine Ginnell (née Hand), Ballymanus, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath, peacefully, in the loving care of her...

Ita Doyle

Ita Doyle, Friday 23rd August. Ringowney, Edgeworthstown Co. Longfordpeacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff of Mullingar General Hospital.Sadly missed by...

The Longford Town Review Semptember 24th

A dramatic week for Longford Town as Neale Fenn resigns and Town go all the way to sudden death penalties with Bohemians.Town's exit in...

Agriview 22nd August, 2019

Listen into Agri View with Noel Murphy for all your Agricultural Advice.

PODCAST: The benefits of investment in water – Irish Water and Roscommon County Council

On Thursday, August 22nd, Let's Talk was live at the North Roscommon Water Treatment Plant in Tibohine.On the show, Irish Water and Roscommon County...