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Longford

110 new jobs in pipeline for Longford after planning granted

Longford town is in line for a major jobs boost after planning permission was granted for a major expansion of a company.Panelto Foods produces...

Shannonside students celebrate leaving certificate results

There was delight and relief for many of the 1,500 Shannonside students who received their Leaving Cert results this morning.Results of the state examination...
Hynes Quinn Driving School

Longford company wins battle to provide driver course

A Longford company has won an eight-year battle to provide a special driver training course in the county for the very first time.The Hynes...

Longford principal reports no issues with new Leaving Cert marking scheme

The principal of a Longford secondary school says there have been no reports of any problems with a new marking scheme for this year's...
Garda

Longford retailers urged to be vigilant following shop thefts

Retailers in Longford are being warned to be on their guard following a number of thefts across the town in recent days.At around 3pm...

Petition calling on Leitrim County Council to stop using weedkiller almost reaches target

An online petition calling on Leitrim County Council to ban glyphosate based weedkillers has almost reached 600 signatures.The petition, which is calling on the...
Ghost estate

Report reveals largest amount of ghost estates are in Shannonside counties

The upper Shannon region covering counties Longford, Roscommon, Leitrim and Cavan have the second most unfinished or ghost estates as a percentage of their...

IDA made no visit to Longford in the opening quarter of 2017

The IDA made no visit to County Longford in the opening quarter of 2017 according to figures released by Minister Frances Fitzgerald.Longford was one...
Gandon Gates Cullyfad August 2017

Work begins to restore Gandon Gates in Cullyfad

It's hoped restoration work on the famous Gandon gates at the entrance to Carriglass Manor will be completed in the next two months.Earlier this...
Bookmakers

Longford has fourth highest density of bookmakers in Ireland

A new register of bookmakers has revealed that Longford has the joint fourth highest density of bookmakers per population in the country.According to the...
Ladies-football

Ladies Football Preview Roscommon Travel To Down

A full list of fixtures in division three and four of the Lidl Ladies national football league as Roscommon make crunch trip to Down....
Shamrock-Rovers

Rovers II Ready To Rattle First Division

The talking is over for Shamrock Rovers II boss Aidan Price who’s ready for his young team to take the pitch and rattle the...
Athlone-Town

Athlone Town Travel To Bohemians In WNL Opener

Athlone Town will begin their Women’s national league life with a trip to Bohemians on Saturday March 14th.Athlone Town, Bohemians and Treaty United have...

Charles Stephen O’Beirne

Charles Stephen O’Beirne. Gillstown House, Kilglass, Co Roscommon suddenly on the 21th Feburary 2020. Pre-deceased by his parents Charlie and Anne and Sister Denise Walsh. Deeply...

Mary McManus (née Duffy).

Mary McManus (née Duffy). Railway view, St. Francis Terrace, Athlone, Thursday, February 20th. Peacefully at Millrace Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by...

Anthony (Tony) McGuire,

Anthony (Tony) McGuire, Clonsura, Castletown, Finea, Westmeath and formerly of Woodford, Galway. Thursday, 20th February. Peacefully at The Regional Hospital, Mullingar in the...

Podcast: Fr Ray Kelly

Jennifer and Fr Ray Kelly talk to Joe Finnegan on the JF Show about Dancing with the Stars.Take a listen here:

Podcast: JF Show Panel 21st February

On the JF Show Panel-21st of FebruaryFianna Fail TD for Longford/Westmeath Robert TroyFine Gael TD for Cavan/Monaghan Heather HumphreysIndependent TD for Roscommon/Galway Michael FitzmauriceTake...

Podcast: Operation Transformation

On the JF show on Thursday morning. Joe Finnegan spoke with showbiz reporter with the Irish Sun Aine Conaty and Operation Transformation participant Lorraine O'Neill...