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CCTV cameras in Longford not working efficiently

Longford County Council has claimed that three CCTV cameras in the town are currently out of operation and there is no budget for replacing...

New stretch of road likely along N55 Longford-Westmeath border

It's likely that a new stretch of road will be constructed along the N55 on the border of Longford and Westmeath.Westmeath County Council, in...

St Christopher’s seeks support from HSE for back office systems

St Christopher's Services in Longford is hoping the HSE will support its efforts to install electronic back office systems.In a financial audit, completed by...

Nearly 50 ‘risks’ found in St Christopher’s audit

Forty-nine 'risks' were identified during an internal HSE audit of a Longford service for people with intellectual disabilities.The review, released to Shannonside FM, recommended...

Longford man stars at regional entrepreneur finals

A Longford man has clinched a place in the national final of Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur competition in Dublin.Brian O'Rourke, from Kenagh, won the...

Council unveil plans to realign N55 from The Pigeons to Ballymahon

Westmeath County Council has unveiled plans that could affect dozens of homeowners and farmers along the N55 in south Longford.Ballymahon Municipal District has heard...

Longford civic offices makeover to begin in February

Longford county council has confirmed that refurbishment work on the civic offices in the town will get underway next month.The Municipal District's January meeting...

‘Nail’ vulture fund owners of vandalised Longford homes – Browne

Longford County Council has committed to pursuing the owners of vacant damaged properties in the town in order to force them to pay to...

Councillor defends Enda Kenny over alleged commercial rates remarks

Enda Kenny is being defended by a Longford councillor after comments allegedly made by the Taoiseach at a meeting this week upset local traders...

North Longford Councillor wants ‘fair slice of cake’ of roads funding

A North Longford councillor claims that the government needs to distribute roads funding more equally following the 2017 allocation to the local authority.It was...

Strokestown And Padraig Pearse Advance To Roscommon Semi-Final

Padraig Pearses and Strokestown booked their place in the Hudson Bay Hotel Roscommon SFC Semi-finals.Pearses will meet Boyle in next weekend’s semi-finals while Roscommon...

Cobh Ramblers 1 Longford Town 3

Longford Town secured third place in the SSE Airtricity League First Division with a 3-1 win over Cobh Ramblers at St. Colman's Park writes...

Ireland Team To Face Scotland Named

Robbie Henshaw has been left out of the Irish team to face Scotland in the opening game of the Rugby World Cup in Yokohama,...

Lena Mulveyon

Lena Mulveyon. Clonburren, Ballydangan, Athlone, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully in her 100th year, surrounded by her loving family, in the wonderful care of the staff at...

James (Jimmy) Wallace

James (Jimmy) Wallace Pearse Court and formerly of Sarsfield Square, Athlone. Peacefully at home after a short illness on the 20th September 2019.Sadly missed by his...

Owen Peppard

Owen Peppard Daneshill, Monksland, Athlone, and formerly of Milltown, Dublin Peacefully on the 21st September 2019.Sadly missed by his loving sister Jean (Doyle) and his...

Longford Town Review September 22nd

Goals from Dean Byrne and two from Adam Evans secured third place in the SSE Airtricity League first division for Longford as they saw...

Podcast: Paul Fitzpatrick Chats about his Charlie Gallagher Biography

Cavan’s Charlie Gallagher was the George Best of Gaelic football in the swinging sixties — good looking, talented and worshipped by GAA fans all...

What Makes A Leader?

Michael Moriarity is a former General Secretary of Education and Training Boards Ireland  and he has written his first book “Every leader’s reality guide”The...