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Longford councillor is calling for legislation dealing with litter and dumping to be changed

Longford Fine Gael councillor Padraig Brady is calling for legislation dealing with litter and dumping issues to be fundamentally changed.Councillor Brady says that even...

Day two of the recruitment for jobs at ‘Longford Forest’ gets underway this morning

Day two of the recruitment for 1,000 jobs at 'Longford Forest' gets underway this morning.Hundreds of people attended at Longford Rugby club on Friday...

BREAKING: Man dies following a fatal crash on the N4 between Edgeworthstown and Rathowen

A man in his 20's has been killed in a crash on the N4 between Edgeworthstown and Rathowen.The driver, and sole occupant of...

Center Parcs’ Longford Forest manager not worried over VAT rise

The General Manager of Center Parcs Ireland says this week's increase of almost 5% in the VAT rate for the hospitality sector is not...

Hundreds of people attend Center Parcs’ Longford recruitment event

Hundreds of people have attended at a special recruitment fair for jobs at the Center Parcs Longford Forest this morning. The event was opened...

Shannonside region escapes damage in Storm Callum

The Shannonside region appears to have escaped any serious damage as a result of Storm Callum.While thousands of people are without power in parts...

Another €1m allocated to Edgeworthstown library

The government has pledged another €1.15 million towards the development of a new library in Edgeworthstown.The Department of Rural and Community Development had already...

Over 150 fines issued for littering in Longford so far this year

Longford County Council has fined over 150 people for littering or fly-tipping in the first 8 months of the year.The figures, released to Shannonside...

Major announcement on new Edgeworthstown library expected this afternoon

Minister Michael Ring is due in Edgeworthstown this afternoon when it is expected he will make a significant announcement on the town's long-awaited new...

Iconic north Longford post office to shut its doors forever tomorrow

Tomorrow will mark the end of an era for north Longford when a longstanding post office closes.Cloonagh post office at Mullinalaghta has been...

Leinster Call On Tomane For Toulouse

Leo Cullen has handed Joe Tomane his first European Start for Leinster for Sunday’s difficult Heineken Champions Cup trip to Toulouse.Cullen has kept faith...

Blade Captains Connacht For Sale Encounter

Scrum-half Caolin Blade is set to captain Connacht for the first time as his side take on Sale in the European Challenge Cup on...

Column: Another Bad Cop For The Chop

Martin O’Neill attempts to draw on past experience for positives, but the bad cop, bad bad cop routine is at an end writes Dave...

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan Castleruby, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon Thursday October 18th, peacefully in his 89th year at University Hospital, Roscommon. Predeceased by his baby daughter Miriam. Deeply...

Laurence Dolan

Laurence Dolan Garryfliuch, Derradda, ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Laurence Dolan, Garryfliugh, Derradda, Corraleehan, Co. Leitrim Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Thursday 18th October He will...

Hugh (Hubie) McAuley

Hugh (Hubie) McAuley.Tullynamaltra, Corlough, Co. Cavan. Wednesday, October, 17th surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff at...

LISTEN: Lively debate on JF Show weekly panel

There were plenty of topics to debate on today's Joe Finnegan Show panel, such as Brexit, Denis Naughten's resignation as a minister and the...

LISTEN: Former Minister Denis Naughten shares details of Leo meeting

Following his shock resignation from the Cabinet table announced in Dáil Éireann yesterday, former Communications Minister Deputy Denis Naughten spoke live to The Joe...

PODCAST: Roscommon GAA apologises for overcharging cock-up

Roscommon GAA has been criticised for inadvertently overcharging some supporters to a recent championship match.A large number of those who attended the Roscommon...