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Leo Varadkar hopes to prioritise N4 upgrade later this year

Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar says he hopes to have good news for the N4 upgrading campaign when the revised capital programme is published...

Almost €100,000 for flood relief works in Longford

Almost €100,000 has been announced for minor flood relief works across county Longford.Minister for OPW Kevin 'Boxer' Moran has confirmed that four schemes in...

Longford remembers local men who died in WW1

A special ceremony is to take place in the parish of Carrickedmond in Longford this evening to remember local men who died in World...

Gardaí issue alert to older people in isolated areas

Gardaí have issued a warning to people living in isolated areas in the Shannonside Region to be on the alert for any person purporting...

Carrigy wins Longford Fine Gael convention

Ballinalee councillor Micheal Carrigy won last night's Fine Gael selection convention in Longford by a comfortable majority.The north Longford councillor beat Paul Ross from the...

Ballet star being honoured by Longford council

A Longford woman who has conquered the ballet world internationally is to be honoured locally tonight with a special civic reception.Marguerite Donlon will be...

PODCAST:Will gas network be extended to midlands towns

A short term solution to provide a gas pipeline to Centre Parcs in Ballymahon is under consideration.Communications Minister Denis Naughten says difficulties arise in...

Councillors battle for Longford Fine Gael’s backing

Members of the Fine Gael party from across Longford will gather at the Longford Arms this evening to choose a candidate who wants to...

Longford Councillor calls for remedial works on roads raised due to flooding

Longford Fine Gael councillor Gerard Farrell is calling for the local authority to revisit roads which were raised after the flooding of over a...

Minister’s positive news on local gas pipeline

A short-term solution to provide a gas pipeline to Center Parcs in Ballymahon is under consideration.Communications Minister Denis Naughten says difficulties arise in relation...

Albert Cooney Elected Longford GAA Chairperson

Rathcline's Albert Cooney was elected new Longford GAA chairman at last night’s convention held in the Longford Arms Hotel.The outgoing treasurer defeated Killoe's Brid...

Elphin CC Land All-Ireland Volleyball Title

Elphin won their first ever Senior Girls All-Ireland volleyball title when they beat St Leo’s Carlow 25-21 25-8 in UCD yesterday.The Senior C girl’s...

Fardy Captains Leinster Against Northampton

Scott Fardy will captain Leinster when they face Northampton Saints in Round 4 of the Heineken Champions Cup at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow.With Johnny...

Kevin Mc Lynn

Kevin Mc Lynn. Brittas, Glasson, Athlone, Co. Westmeath Suddenly at home on Thursday, 11th December. Predeceased by his beloved parents Michael and Maureen and infant brother...

Marie Brady

Marie Brady. Drumcondra, Dublin and late of Main St. Elphin, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff at Beechlawn Nursing Home,...

Mary Finnerty.

Mary Finnerty. Milltown, Dublin and formerly of Pollalaher, Brideswell, Athlone, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, December 12th. Peacefully in the tender and loving care of the Management...

Podcast: GAA Presidential Candidate Mick Rock

GAA Presidential Candidate Mick Rock from Elphin in Roscommon joined Joe Finnegan in studio on Thursday morning.Take a listen to their wide-ranging conversation here:

Podcast: Catherine Corless

The Children's Minister says it could be late next year before excavation work can begin at the former Tuam Mother and Baby Home.The government...

Podcast; Old Moore’s Almanac

Famous for its predictions of future events, Old Moore’s Almanac is now 256 years old and remains a popular annual stocking filler.In recent years...