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Over 20% of people across Shannonside regions in consistent poverty

Over 20% of people in the Shannonside region are in consistent poverty.According to the CSO's latest report, 8.6% of the Border region, which includes...
drug driving

Two drivers arrested for drug driving in Longford

Two drivers have been arrested for drug driving in Longford over the weekend.Gardai stopped and seized the vehicle of one of the drivers, who...

Roads in north Longford to benefit from 3 million euro investment

Councillors in north Longford are welcoming almost three million euro in funding for the roads in the area.Approximately two point seven million euro has...
collision

Longford man says his family could have died in this mornings suspected petrol bomb...

A Longford man whose house was badly damaged in a suspected petrol bomb this morning says he and his family could easily have died...

Appeal for information after house fire at Annaly Gardens in Longford

Gardaí in Longford are appealing for witnesses after a fire at a house in Annaly Gardens in Longford town this morning. It’s understood the fire...

Newtownforbes school praised in inspection report

 A Longford school has been praised in a recently published inspection report.An inspection took place at Scoil Mhuire National School in Newtownforbes in Co....
enhancement

Longford council seat to be filled at special meeting on 25th of this month

A special meeting of Longford Municipal District is to be held on Tuesday the 25th of this month to fill the seat left vacant...

Paid parking money is proving to help resolve unforseen issues in Longford

The funding gathered through paid parking in Longford has been highlighted at the most recent meeting of Longford Municipal District.The matter came up when...

Report finds 18% of commercial properties in Longford town are derelict

A report on derelict sites to members of Longford Municipal District this week is to be looked at again in relation to figures for...
heavy rainfall

Gardai in Shannonside region warn motorists to drive with caution as Storm Denis brings...

Gardai across the Shannonside region are asking motorists to slow down and take extra caution on the roads this weekend.Their advice comes as Storm...
Longford RFC

Longford RFC Club Notes February 26

Longford RFC Club News February 26.It was Groundhog Day in Longford RFC where the Senior Men’s matches v Monkstown were called off for the...
RWC

Buccaneers Club Notes February 25

Buccaneers club notes 25 February.Buccaneers J1’s threw themselves a lifeline when winning their basement battle 27-23 against their Sligo counterparts at The Green, Creggs, on...
Goal Nets

FAI To Monitor Heading Initiatives

The Football Association of Ireland is in discussions with UEFA and with the Associations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and England regarding the effects on...

Alice Rahill (née Harrington)

Alice Rahill (née Harrington) Crumlin, Dublin and late of Rathcroghan, Tulsk, Co. Roscommon), Sunday, 23 February suddenly, but peacefully, surrounded by her family, in...

Joseph Joe Irwin.

Joseph Joe Irwin. Kilkenny West, Glasson, Athlone, Co Westmeath. Monday, 24th February peacefully at the regional hospital Mullingar. Reposing at his residence today Tuesday from four...

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken).

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken). Mail Road, Cappataggle, Ballinasloe, Galway and formerly of Lisdillure Drum Athlone. Peacefully at her residence after an illness bravely borne...

Podcast: The Big Breakfast

Eating a big breakfast rather than a large dinner may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, according to study which may lead to better clinical dietary...

Podcast: Mortgages

Mortgage interest rates which are among the highest in Europe have been falling steadily over the past few years and o yesterday the state’s...

Podcast: Politicians and St Patrick’s Day

Cavan cathaoirleach Shane P O'Reilly and Roscommon journalist Brian Cunniffe spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about politicians going abroad to represent their councils on...