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Closing arguments underway in Melia manslaughter trial

A 32-year old man told Gardaí that he felt in danger moments before punching a man outside a bar in Longford causing fatal injuries.Closing...

No date yet for lifting of boil water notice in Lanesboro

Irish Water says there's no date yet for the ending of the boil water notice for households and businesses connected to the Lanesboro Public...

Shannonside towns and villages get outdoor cinema and Christmas lights boost

Towns and villages across the Shannonside Northern Sound region say they will be able to improve community spirit and promote health and well being...
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Connolly Barracks re-opens as Covid test centre in Longford

The re-opening of the Connolly Barracks site as a Covid test centre for Longford is being welcomed by the Chairperson of the mid-Leinster regional...

Calls for more climate friendly planning conditions in Longford

There are calls for more climate friendly conditions to be applied to planning conditions in Longford.Fianna Fail Cllr Seamus Butler suggested that all...

Demand for new Ballymahon housing estate expected to be high

A Ballymahon auctioneer says there promises to be good demand for a new housing estate on the outskirts of the town which has been...

Well-known Longford businessman Pat Stenson passes away

The death has taken place of well-known Longford businessman Pat Stenson.The former pharmacist was a previous President of Longford Chamber of Commerce...

Longford County Council has been shortlisted for the annual Chambers Excellence Awards

Longford County Council has been shortlisted in six categories for the annual Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards.The projects are "Putting a heart...

New policing model to change Garda stations across the Shannonside Northern Sound region

Garda Stations will only open between the hours of 9 to 5 under the new operating model for An Garda Siochana.That's what emerged at...

Longford manslaughter trial hears details of interview Gardai undertook with accused

A man on trial accused of the unlawful killing of another man outside a pub last year in Longford told gardai he "never meant...
Longford Hurling final

Longford and Leitrim both make a losing start to the Nicky Rackard Cup

Longford made a losing start to the Nicky Rackard Cup going down by 2-13 to 1-14 against Donegal at Letterkenny.Derek Frehill’s man produced a...
Roscommon

Roscommon crowned division two champions as Cavan suffer relegation

Roscommon were crowned division two champions following a 1-12 to 13 points win over Cavan in the Allianz Football League at Kingspan Breffni Park.It...
Pairc-Sean

2 Further Positive cases for Leitrim, but they will field against Tipperary

The Leitrim GAA senior team have confirmed 2 further players have tested positive for Covid 19 but have clarified that there is no contact...

Peggy (Margaret) Collins (née Hegarty)

Peggy (Margaret) Collins (née Hegarty) Glenvala, Castleplunkett, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. Saturday, October 24th, peacefully at her home in the loving care of her family.Predeceased by her...

Ellen (Eileen) Boyle (nee Forde)

Ellen (Eileen) Boyle (nee Forde) Connecticut, USA and late of Kilmahon, Drumlish, Co. Longford. Wednesday, October 21st.Wife of the late Vincent Boyle. Deeply regretted by her four...

Brian (James) Milton.

Brian (James) Milton. Woodview, Churchtown, Mallow and late of Rooskey, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully, at the Bons Secour Hospital, Cork.Beloved husband of Deirdre (nee Daly) and much...
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Podcast: Paddy Joe Burke

Roscommon barber Paddy Joe Burke joined Joe Finnegan on Friday's programme to offer words of encouragement to people as we set in for another...

Sail West

In Sail West Producer Brian Kenny uncovers the story of Monaghans famous son John Mac Kenna known as Don Juan Mac Kenna, the co-liberator...

Podcast: Halloween Family Traditions

Gerry and Lorraine joined the Joe Finnegan Show to talk about Halloween family traditions.Take a listen here: