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Low uptake of people accepting the Government’s offer to move away from flood prone...

The Minister for the OPW has told the Dail that the reason so few people have taken up a Government offer to move away...

Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh to seek FG nomination for EU elections

A former Rose of Tralee has confirmed she's seeking the Fine Gael nomination to contest the European elections for the Midlands/North West constituency2014...

Average cost of renting in Longford rises by over 13% in a year

Rents rose nationwide by an average of 9.8% in the year to December 2018, according to the latest quarterly Rental Report by Daft.ie.While...

Three women hospitalised after Edgeworthstown crash

Three women have been taken to hospital after a crash in Edgeworthstown.At about 5.30pm on Friday, two cars collided at Mostrim.The females were...

Ballymahon old school building badly damaged in fire

Enquiries are ongoing into the cause of a blaze at a former national school in Ballymahon this afternoon.The fire was spotted shortly before one...

Longford Chamber decision to reconsider changing St Patrick’s Day Parade described as ‘wise’

Longford Chamber of Commerce's decision to re-examine plans to move the town's St Patrick's Day Parade next month has been welcomed by a man...

Longford Chamber confirms plans to defer St Patrick’s Day parade on hold until next...

The rescheduling of Longford town's St Patricks Day Parade has been put on hold.Longford Chamber of Commerce has decided it will now review the...

Man due in court charged in connection with Longford drugs seizure

A man in his 50s is due in court this afternoon a following a cannabis seizure worth an estimated €200,000 in Edgeworthstown last night.The...

Major cannabis seizure in Edgeworthstown by Gardai targeting Dublin gang

Cannabis with an estimated street value of €200,000 has been seized in Longford in an operation targeting a west Dublin organised crime gang.The...

Granard houses refused permission due to Japanese knotweed

Planning permission has been refused for a housing development in Granard because of the presence of Japanese knotweed on the site.It also claims the...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 18th February 2019

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening on Shannonside Northern Sound FM between eight and nine pm.On this edition of the show on...

Last Gasp Armagh Try Downs Buccaneers

City of Armagh snatched a 32-27 victory over Buccaneers with a last agasp try in their All-Ireland League Division 1B game played in front...

Longford Start Leinster Minor Championship With Victory

Longford got their 2019 Leinster minor championship campaign off to a winning start with a four pointi victory over Laois.Laois were 3-4 to 2-5...

Oliver Doonan

Oliver Doonan, Cloodrumman-mór, Fenagh, Leitrim. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife Eileen and son Martin, brothers Pat Joe (Gowel) Micheál and Kevin...

Kathleen Byrne (nee Macken)

Kathleen Byrne (nee Macken), Abbeylands, Ballynacargy, Co. Westmeath. Monday, February 18th peacefully at her sons residence. Pre-deceased by her husband Charlie. Reposing at her son's...

Terence Lawrence.

Terence Lawrence. Church View Drive, Drumlish, Co. Longford and late of Walsall, West Midlands, England. Sunday, February, 17th Reposing at his residence today (Mon) from five...

Podcast; The This Week Show 17th February 2019

The This Week Show with Kevin McDermott is a look back on the week that was on Shannonside Northern Sound FM.On the Show this...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 18th February 2019

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening on Shannonside Northern Sound FM between eight and nine pm.On this edition of the show on...

RECIPE: Chef Sham from The Cottage, Jamestown on The JF Cookery Corner

  The Cookery Corner on The Joe Finnegan Show on Shannonside Northern Sound has a new chef! Every two weeks, Chef Sham Hanifa from the...