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One person due in court after Gardai raid Longford methamphetamine lab

Gardai in Granard are investigating following the discovery of what is alleged to be a methamphetamine lab this week.One man is due in court...

Councillor angry at Bord na Mona plans to progress Derryadd windfarm

Longford Independent councillor Mark Casey is slamming Bord na Mona for continuing their planning process on the Derryadd wind farm.Councillor Casey was one of...

Longford’s Aisling Festival receives funding boost

Longford's hugely popular Aisling Children's Arts Festival has been given a major boost with a €7,500 grant from the Arts Council.The announcement of the...

Varadkar claims regaining Fine Gael seat in Longford key priority if he becomes Taoiseach

Leo Varadkar claims one of his key priorities if he becomes Fine Gael leader is to regain a Dail seat for the party in...

Public information meeting for Derryadd windfarm tonight

A public information evening is being hosted by Bord na Mona tonight highlighting their revised plans for a large scale windfarm in south Longford.The...

€2m spent on private ambulances to Tullamore hospital

Almost €2 million was spent on private ambulances to serve the Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore last year.The figures were revealed in the Dáil by...

More than 300 gardaí in Shannonside division

The Minister of Justice has confirmed there are currently 302 gardaí stationed in the Roscommon/Longford Garda Division.Figures up to the end of March show...
armed robbery

Gardai in Ballymahon investigating criminal damage at car garage

Gardai in Ballymahon are investigating an incident of criminal damage at a car garage in Drinan in the early hours of Wednesday morningA car...

Book of condolence for Manchester victims opens in Longford

A book of condolence has opened in Longford for people who want to express their sympathy to the people of Manchester.It can be signed...
Sky - sunshine

Shannonside region to bask in high temperatures

The Shannonside region will bask in soaring temperatures today.Met Eireann is forecasting the mercury will rise to as high as 25 degrees in parts...

Buccaneers face Thursday Night Senior Cup Semi-final

Buccaneers square up to Corinthians in the semi-final of the Connacht Senior Cup at Dubarry Park on Thursday night with the floodlit action kicking...

Roscommon Club Fixtures Weekending October 27

Roscommon club fixtures weekending Sunday October 27Saturday October 26Leydon Brothers AFL Division 3 - Tansey Cup FinalSt.Dominics V St Brigid's - St. Dominics -...

Leitrim’s Declan Bohan Named PRO of the Year

Leitrim’s Declan Bohan has been named the Gaelic Writers’ Association PRO of the Year, sponsored by Sky Sports.The Bornacoola man will be presented with...
Anniversary mass

Joe Byrne.

Joe Byrne. Leicester, England and formerly of Dring P.O., Co. Longford. Died peacefully on the 10th October, in the loving care of his family...

The 80’s and 90’s Video Disco in Nancy’s Night Club

The 80’s and 90’s Video Disco in Nancy’s Night Club Castle Street Roscommon on Friday night the 25th October. All proceeds go to Roscommon...

Rose Mc Laughlin (nee Bailey)

Rose Mc Laughlin (nee Bailey) Cushenstown, Garristown, Co. Meath and formerly of Boho, Ballintubber, Co. Roscommon. Tuesday, 22nd October at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda. Predeceased...

PODCAST: Journalist Paul Williams defends concerns over refugees coming to his home town

Ballinamore native Paul Williams has been defending the concerns of people in his home town about plans to bring 130 refugees to the area.While...

Podcast: Sportsbeat Monday October 21

On a busy weekend of local action Sean McCaffrey looks back on all the action on Sportsbeat.There’s reaction from the Clontibret’s victory in the...

PODCAST: Joe Finnegan show hears about diagnosis of ADHD in adulthood

ADHD Ireland has reported the number of adults contacting its services has more than doubled in the past two years as a result of...