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Man jailed for four years following botched circumcision on Longford toddler

A man has been sentenced to four years in jail, with the final one suspended, for performing a botched circumcision on a 10 month...

Longford TD calls for implementation of Just Transition report’s recommendations quickly

Longford TD Joe Flaherty is warning that unless the recommendations in the newly published Just Transition report are implemented quickly, Longford will suffer.The Fianna...

Newly elected Cathaoirleach of Longford County Council expresses pride at taking over role

The newly elected Cathaoirleach of Longford County Council has expressed his pride at taking over the role.Lanesboro native Gerard Farrell officially assumed the chair...

Shannonside Northern Sound Region records just under 2,000 cases of Covid-19

In the Shannonside Northern Sound Region there are just under 2,000 confirmed cases of the virus.Across the five counties yesterday's data shows there is...

Centre for climate change to serve as “live memory” in midlands

A new centre for climate change will serve as "live memory" for ESB and Bord na Mona workers in the midlands, according to the...

Health official says measures in meat plants are working to reduce Covid-19

17 workers from meat processing plants have been hospitalised with Covid-19.Within the facilities there have been 865 confirmed cases.But Deputy Chief Medical Officer Ronan...

Just Transition Commissioner hopes funding can be rolled out in July

The Just Transition Commissioner says he hopes funding promised under the scheme will be rolled out by mid-July.11 million euro has been earmarked for...

Disagreement in government on 2 metre rule

Some government ministers are calling for a reduction in physical distancing rules.It's understood 'robust' discussions were held at Cabinet yesterday about changing the advice...

Longford woman charged following alleged street fight

A Longford woman has been charged in connection with an alleged street fight between two men in the town earlier this week.Helen McDonagh, ...
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Man jailed in Longford court for making false declaration in citizenship application

A man's been jailed for a year and a half for the offence of making a false declaration in the application for Irish citizenship.The...
Premier-League

Anfield May Host Liverpool Title Victory

Liverpool could yet secure the Premier League title with a fixture at Anfield.Next month's derby between Liverpool and Everton may be moved to a...
GAA

GAA Set to Re-open Walking Tracks On June 8

The GAA have announced they will re-open designated walking tracks on June 8, once the country moves into phase two of lockdown exit.Croke Park...
Connacht-Rugby

Connacht Announce Host of Departures

Tom McCartney has announced his retirement from rugby and has returned to New Zealand after six years with Connacht.The hooker has amassed 112 appearances...

ANNETTE MULRYANN-WALSH

ANNETTE MULRYANN-WALSH Corbo, Kilrooskey, Co Roscommon and formerly of Barne, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford. May 28th, 2020; (Suddenly), at her home. Predeceased by...

John Padian

John Padian. Ardikillan, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon Saturday 30th May, Peacefully at Portiuncla Hospital, Ballinasloe, and previously in the loving care of all the staff at Costello's...

Nina (Anne) cattigan (Nee Roche)

Nina (Anne) Cattigan) (Nee Roche), Curraghroe , Co Roscommon and formally of Allenwood, Naas, Co Kildare, May 29th at home in the loving...

29th May: Leitrim Gardai and the Covid 19 County Response forum

Leitrim Gardai are working to assist people across the county as part of the Covid 19 Response forum. They are undertaking work to provide...

29th May: Business Restart Grant

Since the Business Restart grant was opened a week ago, local authorities'  have received a large number of applications. The grant is essentially allow business...

Patrick Feeney Country Singer from Gurteen, Sligo

Patrick Feeney Country Singer from Gurteen, Sligo