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Longford County Council defends tree cutting costs of €13,000

Longford County Council has defended spending €13,000 on cutting down trees in Granard.The revelation was made at this month's meeting of the local authority...
Mullingar Hospital

Cancer patients should have free hospital parking

A Longford councillor has claimed that patients seeking cancer treatment in this region should be exempted from parking charges imposed by public hospitals.Councillor Mark...
Granard

Garda forensic investigators examine scene of Granard fire

Garda forensic investigators are carrying out an assessment of the scene of a large fire which occurred in Granard town centre this afternoon.Two fire...

Longford company claims U.S takeover will lead to jobs growth

A Longford company director whose operation has been bought by a US Fortune 500 company says he is optimistic it will help create more...

Longford Gardai seek witnesses after 68-year-old man knocked off bike

Gardai in Longford are appealing for witnesses to an incident last night in which an elderly cyclist was knocked off his bike.The 68-year-old man...

Emergency services bring Granard fire under control

Fire services have extinguished a large blaze in Granard.At about 1.20 this afternoon, the fire was reported at the back of Keane’s garage on...

HSE criticised for inaction on Longford ophthalmology services

The Minister of Health and the HSE has been criticised again for inaction on providing maturity cover for ophthalmology services in Longford.Councillor Peggy Nolan...

New hub in Longford will transform region – chamber

A new innovation and creative hub base in Longford could transform the entire Shannonside region, according to the town's Chamber of Commerce.The council yesterday...

Pro-life rally in Longford town tomorrow

Local pro-life activists will join a major Save the Eighth roadshow in Longford tomorrow.It's the latest stop in a nationwide tour ahead of the...

Longford County Council buys ex-Providers shop to convert into innovation hub

Longford County Council has announced that it has an agreement in place to buy the old Providers premises in the centre of the town.The...

Roscommon Club Results 16 June

Friday 14 JuneDivision Four LeagueRoscommon Gaels 0-17 St Ronan's 2-10 - Kilronan ParkSt. Faithleach's 2-11 St Michael's 0-16 - BallyleagueStrokestown 3-6 Tulsk Lord Edwards...

Watch: Crowd Gathered For Nestor Cup Presentation

Roscommon are the 2019 Connacht Senior football Champions.Roscommon overturned a five point deficit at half-time to beat Galway in Salthill.Anthony Cunningham's side beat the Tribesmen...

Selector Ian Daly Thrilled with Roscommon Win

Roscommon selector Ian Daly says beating Mayo and Galway on the way to winning the Connacht Senior championship makes the win “even sweeter”Roscommon won...

Thomas (Tom) Finnerty

Thomas (Tom) Finnerty. Shroankeeragh, Croghan Road, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon, and Ballintubber, Co Mayo. Saturday 15th June suddenly. Retired member of an Garda Siochána. Deeply loved...

Theresa (Tina) Costello (Nee Lynch)

Theresa (Tina) Costello (Nee Lynch) Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan and formerly of Killenkere, Co. Cavan. Monday, 17th, June peacefully surrounded by her...

Nora McGovern (nee Quinn)

Nora McGovern (nee Quinn) Ex NT., Carrick Road, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim formerly Old Church Street, Athenry, Co. Galway, peacefully in the presence of her...

Podcast: Saturday Connection 15th June 2019

Charlie McGettigan presents a host of guests, chat and music on the Saturday Connection. The programme was broadcast on the 15th of June 2019.So...