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EXCLUSIVE: Three Shannonside hospitals pay out over €11,000 to deal with rodent problems

Three hospitals that serve the Shannonside region have spent almost €11,300 on pest-control since the beginning of last year.Documents released to Shannonside FM show...

Final stained glass windows installed at St Mel’s

The last stained glass windows commissioned for St Mel's cathedral in Longford have been installed in recent days.The windows are on the west, or...

€100k to be spent improving appearance of approach road to Longford town

One-hundred thousand euro is to be spent improving the appearance of one of the key approach roads into Longford town.The December meeting of Longford...

Christmas celebrations at St.Mel’s Cathedral today

Christmas celebrations at St Mel's Cathedral in Longford town move up a gear this weekend.A live crib is to be staged on the grounds...

Official opening of Lebeen Park Memorial Garden taking place today

The official opening of Lebeen Park Memorial Garden in Aughnacliffe in Longford is taking place today.The garden commemorates the 1916 Rising and funding was...

Tourism accommodation sector set to be main beneficiary of Longford LEADER funding in 2017

Community groups across Longford are being asked to begin to consider applications for the next round of Leader Funding.Longford is set to benefit from...

Tidy towns volunteer wins Tesco Longford award

A tidy towns volunteer is the 2016 Tesco Longford Community Person of the Year.At the prize-giving ceremony in the store today, Geraldine Quinn was...

Call for drastic action over Longford dumping

A Longford county councillor has proposed a TV-inspector-style system to ensure people are disposing of their rubbish correctly.Independent councillor Gerry Warnock's proposal was made...

Plans to merge Longford and Mullingar Credit Unions progressing well

The manager of Mullingar Credit Union says proposals to merge with Longford are progressing well.Tom Allen was speaking after the proposals were discussed at...

Irish Water should be shot – Butler

Irish water has been described as being like a "bad greyhound that is never going to come good" and "should be shot" at the...

Podcast:Relive Mullinalaghta’s Leinster Triumph 2018

St Columba’s Mullinalaghta created history on the 9th of December 2018 by becoming the first Longford team to win the Leinster senior title.Mickey Grahams...

A Heroes Return; St Columba’s Mullinalaghta

St Columba's Mullinalaghta have returned home as heroes after claiming the Leinster Senior football title.The North Longford side saw off Kilmacud Crokes 1-08 to...

UK Based Conan Brady ‘Leeds’ The Way

It’s been a fairytale story for St Columba’s Mullinalaghta as the half-parish have claimed the Leinster Senior title with a 1-08 to 1-06 win...

Elizabeth (Lily) McWeeney (nee McWeeney)

Elizabeth (Lily) McWeeney (nee McWeeney) Dromore, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.) Sunday, December, 9th peacefully in her 97th year at Abbey Haven, Nursing Home, Boyle. Pre-deceased...
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Damien Lynch

Damien Lynch. Gelsha, Ballinalee, Co. Longford and formerly of Gortinty, Aughamore, Co. Leitrim. Friday, December, 7th suddenly at his home in Gortinty, in his 25th year. Damien...

Mary Mc Dermott (nee Quinn)

Mary Mc Dermott (nee Quinn) 12 Hanly Ave, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Sunday, 9th December peacefully at the I.C.U department Sligo University Hospital. Deeply regretted by her...

RECIPE: Christmas Cookery with Gearóid Lynch & JF – Monday 3rd Dec 2018

The Christmas Cookery Corner was in full swing again today on the Joe Finnegan Show - you can listen back to the piece with...

PODCAST: Should Sinn Féin finally take its Westminster seats?

Sinn Féin is coming under pressure to take its seats in the House of Commons to help to get the Brexit vote through.But...

PODCAST: JF Show weekly panel

Brexit, the Castleblayney tragedy, the broadband saga and sex-offenders legislation: these were some of the topics discussed on today's Joe Finnegan Show panel.They...