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Roscommon and Longford playgrounds receive funding boost

Almost 30,000 euro is to be spent in the Shannonside region on the upgrade of two playgrounds in Roscommon and Longford.The government has confirmed...

Reports of man approaching children outside school in Drumlish

Gardai say they don't believe there's any reason for major concern following reports of an incident at a school in north Longford involving an...

Revealed: Longford NCT centre’s very low pass rate

Longford town is one of the worst places in the country for anyone hoping to pass the NCT according to the latest figures.The Road...

Four-month delay in Muslims’ case in Longford

A case involving six men charged with alleged public order offences at a mosque in Longford town will not take place for at least...
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Special judge to hear alleged Longford mosque assault case today

Six men with addresses in Edgeworthstown are due before Longford District court this morning in connection with an alleged assault at a mosque in...

Burke backs Varadkar in FG leadership race

Two Roscommon based Fine Gael Senators are backing Leo Varadkar to become the party's new leader.Senators Maura Hopkins and Frank Feighan are endorsing the...

Eight houses at Kenagh sell for €350,000

There is a broad welcome to the news that eight houses at Kenagh in County Longford where illegal dumping has taken place, have sold.The...

PODCAST: Longford Women’s Link discuss worrying rise in domestic violence

Longford Women's Link Moe Reynolds spoke to Anne Norris on today's Let's Talk show about a worrying rise in the number of domestic incidents...

Shannonside Fine Gael members await news on Enda Kenny’s future

The spokesperson for Longford Fine Gael expects the party's leadership contest to take place before the end of June.Michael Carrigy adds that despite speculation...

Call for secondary school in Edgeworthstown

Edgeworthstown needs its own second level school.That's the subject of a notice of motion tabled by Fine Gael councillor Paul Ross at the monthly...

Ireland Team To Face Scotland Named

Robbie Henshaw has been left out of the Irish team to face Scotland in the opening game of the Rugby World Cup in Yokohama,...

Longford Town Wrap-Up League With Cobh Visit

Longford Town travel south for their final league game of the season against Cobh Ramblers at Saint Colman’s Park this Saturday evening kick-off is...

Ellen Murphy Signs For Gloucester-Hartpury Women

Dromard’s Ellen Murphy has made the move cross-channel and signed for English Premier Division side Gloucester-Hartpury women.Ireland international Murphy made her international debut in...

Sean Donohoe

Sean Donohoe Sydney Australia and formerly Bridge House, Gortamone, Carrigallen, Co.Leitrim. Thursday September 19th, following a short illness. Eldest Son of the late Frank and Pauline. Sean...

Margaret Rooney (née Callaghan)

Margaret Rooney (née Callaghan) Abbeyshrule, Co Longford. Thursday, 19th September 2019. Peacefully at her residence in the loving care of her son Peter....

Bernadette ( Bernie) Duffy, nee Hill.

Bernadette ( Bernie) Duffy, nee Hill. Fyhora, Moyne, Co. Longford N39 PT32 Late of Stragella, Co. Cavan. Friday, 20th September. Peacefully at home...

Podcast: Paul Fitzpatrick Chats about his Charlie Gallagher Biography

Cavan’s Charlie Gallagher was the George Best of Gaelic football in the swinging sixties — good looking, talented and worshipped by GAA fans all...

What Makes A Leader?

Michael Moriarity is a former General Secretary of Education and Training Boards Ireland  and he has written his first book “Every leader’s reality guide”The...

Minister Creed Talks to the JF Show

Minister Michael Creed has said that he is aware of the complexity of the ongoing beef dispute, but that there is a real danger...