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Shannonside counties record over 20 more positive cases of Covid 19

The latest set of restrictions come as Ireland records another day of over 1,000 positive Covid 19 cases. As of midnight Sunday, 18th...

Local postmasters urging public to use free scheme to stay in touch with nursing...

Postmasters in the Shannonside Northern Sound region are urging people to continue personal contact with people in nursing homes as we enter further restrictions.An...

Appeal for missing Edgeworthstown teenager

Gardaí in Edgeworthstown are looking for the public’s help in tracing a missing teenager. 15 year old Corey Farrell from Edgeworthstown went missing on Friday,...

Review of road signage in Longford to be carried out

Funding is to be ringfenced specifically for a full review of road signage in place around county Longford for the first time.The move...

Free online water management courses beginning in Longford

People in Longford who have an interest in finding out more about their local streams and rivers are being invited to take part in...

18 new cases of Covid in Longford

There have been 1,276 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 8 additional deaths.Of the cases notified today;644 are men / 631 are women 69% are...

St Christopher’s Longford gets funding boost to employ 7 additional staff

Funding has been approved to help employ seven more staff for St Christopher's in Longford.The service for people with special needs in Longford and...

Lanesboro Boil Water Notice lifted

The Boil Water Notice for customers supplied by the Lanesboro Public Water Supply Scheme in Longford has been lifted with immediate effect.The notice was...
Planning

Planning approved for re-development at Ballymahon dental surgery

An Bord Pleanála has given the green light for a significant re-development and extension of a Ballymahon dental durgery.Well known dentists Francis and Nim...

Longford pharmacist says flu vaccine supply shouldn’t worry people unduly

It's not clear when, or if, issues surrounding the supply of the flu vaccine will be cleared up, according to the Irish Pharmacy Union.The...
Horse-Racing

Navan And Thurles Meet’s Rescheduled

Following the cancellation of today’s scheduled meeting at Thurles due to snow on the course, Horse Racing Ireland has announced that this meeting will...
FA-Cup

Arsenal Bow Out Of FA Cup

Arsenal's hopes of ending the season with silverware took a massive hit this afternoon as they were knocked out of the FA Cup in...
Connacht-Rugby

Buttler Returns For Connacht

Connacht have recalled Captain Jarrad Butler and made six further changes for tomorrow’s rescheduled Guinness PRO14 clash with Ospreys at The Sportsground.Butler lines out...

Nicola Bergin

Nicola Bergin, Lisbrack, Longford and formerly of Main Street, Longford. 23rd January 2021, peacefully at the residence of her sister Ann at Árd Michael, Longford....

Winnie Mulligan nee McGoldrick

Winnie Mulligan (nee McGoldrick), Cornakelly, Moyne, Co. Longford. January 23rd. Peacefully at the Sunset Lodge, St Joseph’s care home Longford.Pre-deceased by her husband Sonny. Deeply regretted...

SONNY SHEA

SONNY SHEA Lisnaria, Roscommon. January 23rd, 2021; (Peacefully), at his home, surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Betty and much loved...
Italian

Podcast: Mary McAleese

Former President of Ireland Mary McAleese spoke to Joe Finnegan on Friday's JF Show.Take a listen here:
Italian

Podcast: Jimmy Jests

Longford comedian Jimmy Jests spoke to Joe Finnegan on Thursday's JF Show about providing comedy in these lockdown times through social media.Take a listen...

Side By Side January 17th 2021

 Side by Side presented by Eamonn O’Connor, Tony Gilhooly and Patsy Lee.So join Eamonn and Tony as they play great music and talk about...