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NHA bans for Longford/Leitrim revealed

Owners of bogs in National Heritage Areas in counties Leitrim and Longford are being informed of changes to designations.The Department of Heritage has listed...

Longford gas pipeline decision described as ‘red letter’ day

The news that a gas pipeline looks set to brought to Longford town has been described as a 'red-letter day' for the county.The government...

BREAKING: Gas extension in pipeline for Longford town

An agreement has been reached in principle on an extension of the gas network to Longford town.According to Independent Alliance TD Kevin 'Boxer' Moran,...

Longford homecare packages in jeopardy

The HSE has revealed that health services in the Longford region could be cut this year because of budget problems.Homecare packages, along with mental...

Shannonside postmasters to protest at GPO

Postmasters in the Shannonside region are on their way to Dublin to take part in a protest outside the GPO later this morning (11am).It's...

IDA head claims investment efforts for Longford not solely determined by visits

The IDA says that the number of visits to Longford isn't fully reflective of the activity it's engaged in to bring investment to the...

€43m for Longford council projects

Longford County Council hopes to spend over €43 million on capital projects between now and 2019, according to a draft of its capital expenditure...

Longford councillors share almost half-a-million euro in 2016

New figures show that Longford councillors were paid a total of almost €490,000 last year.Details published by Longford County Council show that three councillors...

Two major Longford properties on the market soon

Longford councillors were told this week that the two sites of the vacant Longford shopping centre, and the council owned portion of Connolly Barracks...

Orkambi march in Longford town this evening

Longford CF campaigner Jillian McNulty is organising an awareness march in Longford town at half past six this evening.The event is being held so...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 18th February 2019

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening on Shannonside Northern Sound FM between eight and nine pm.On this edition of the show on...

Last Gasp Armagh Try Downs Buccaneers

City of Armagh snatched a 32-27 victory over Buccaneers with a last agasp try in their All-Ireland League Division 1B game played in front...

Longford Start Leinster Minor Championship With Victory

Longford got their 2019 Leinster minor championship campaign off to a winning start with a four pointi victory over Laois.Laois were 3-4 to 2-5...

Oliver Doonan

Oliver Doonan, Cloodrumman-mór, Fenagh, Leitrim. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife Eileen and son Martin, brothers Pat Joe (Gowel) Micheál and Kevin...

Kathleen Byrne (nee Macken)

Kathleen Byrne (nee Macken), Abbeylands, Ballynacargy, Co. Westmeath. Monday, February 18th peacefully at her sons residence. Pre-deceased by her husband Charlie. Reposing at her son's...

Terence Lawrence.

Terence Lawrence. Church View Drive, Drumlish, Co. Longford and late of Walsall, West Midlands, England. Sunday, February, 17th Reposing at his residence today (Mon) from five...

Podcast; The This Week Show 17th February 2019

The This Week Show with Kevin McDermott is a look back on the week that was on Shannonside Northern Sound FM.On the Show this...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 18th February 2019

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening on Shannonside Northern Sound FM between eight and nine pm.On this edition of the show on...

RECIPE: Chef Sham from The Cottage, Jamestown on The JF Cookery Corner

  The Cookery Corner on The Joe Finnegan Show on Shannonside Northern Sound has a new chef! Every two weeks, Chef Sham Hanifa from the...