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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...

EXPLAINED: How a Longford man was jailed for bus bomb plot during Queen’s visit

A man who put an incendiary device on a Dublin-bound passenger bus and made bomb threats during the State visit of Queen Elizabeth five...
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Team of the Week: Round Six

Week Six of the Allianz football league saw Longford secure Division three status and Cavan relegated from Division one.Monaghan’s win and Roscommon’s defeat mean...

John Delaney Confirms €100,000 Loan To FAI

The Football Association of Ireland Chief Executive John Delaney has stated that he provided the FAI with a €100,000 bridging loan in April 2017.The...

Cawley Leaves Managers Post With Leitrim Ladies

Leitrim Ladies board have announced that they have parted company with manager Gavin Cawley.In a statement released to Shannonside read;“Cawley's tenure began with a...

Mary Donnellan (nee Gavin)

Mary Donnellan (nee Gavin) Coolatubber, Ballyforan, Ballinasloe, Co. Roscommon. Friday, March 15th, suddenly at her home. Reposing at Dempsey’s Funeral Home, Ballyforan this evening...

Sean Brehony

Sean Brehony Tournagee, Kingsland, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Saturday, March 16th, suddenly at his residence. Reposing at Mahon’s Funeral Home, Boyle today (Mon) from five o’clock until...

Mary Connolly

Mary Connolly, ...

Podcast: Author of “Eyewitness Bloody Sunday”

Author of “Eyewitness Bloody Sunday” Don Mullan speaks to Joe in advance of the announcement by the DPP in Northern Ireland that “Soldier F”...