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New website to promote Longford tourism

People involved in any way with the tourism industry in Longford are being asked to provide their details for a new website.The website which...
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EXCLUSIVE: Three Shannonside hospitals pay out over €11,000 to deal with rodent problems

Three hospitals that serve the Shannonside region have spent almost €11,300 on pest-control since the beginning of last year.Documents released to Shannonside FM show...

Final stained glass windows installed at St Mel’s

The last stained glass windows commissioned for St Mel's cathedral in Longford have been installed in recent days.The windows are on the west, or...

€100k to be spent improving appearance of approach road to Longford town

One-hundred thousand euro is to be spent improving the appearance of one of the key approach roads into Longford town.The December meeting of Longford...

Christmas celebrations at St.Mel’s Cathedral today

Christmas celebrations at St Mel's Cathedral in Longford town move up a gear this weekend.A live crib is to be staged on the grounds...

Official opening of Lebeen Park Memorial Garden taking place today

The official opening of Lebeen Park Memorial Garden in Aughnacliffe in Longford is taking place today.The garden commemorates the 1916 Rising and funding was...

Tourism accommodation sector set to be main beneficiary of Longford LEADER funding in 2017

Community groups across Longford are being asked to begin to consider applications for the next round of Leader Funding.Longford is set to benefit from...

Tidy towns volunteer wins Tesco Longford award

A tidy towns volunteer is the 2016 Tesco Longford Community Person of the Year.At the prize-giving ceremony in the store today, Geraldine Quinn was...

Call for drastic action over Longford dumping

A Longford county councillor has proposed a TV-inspector-style system to ensure people are disposing of their rubbish correctly.Independent councillor Gerry Warnock's proposal was made...

Plans to merge Longford and Mullingar Credit Unions progressing well

The manager of Mullingar Credit Union says proposals to merge with Longford are progressing well.Tom Allen was speaking after the proposals were discussed at...

Longford Town 1 Bray Wanderers 2

Bray Wanderers came from behind to inflict their second league defeat of the season on Longford Town in City Calling Stadium writes Deniese O’Flaherty.Town...

Shelbourne Seal First Division Title

Shelbourne secured the SSE Airtricity League first division championship with a 3-1 win over Drogheda United.Shels had taken the lead via Aidan Friel on...

Stephen Kenny Hospitalised In Sweden

Republic of Ireland Under 21 boss Stephen Kenny has remained in Sweden after becoming unwell on Wednesday as his squad made their way home...

Paddy Duignan

Paddy Duignan Summerhill Court, Carrick on Shannon and formerly Annaduff, Co. Leitrim. Sunday, September 15th, peacefully in the loving care of the staff at...

Liam Donnelly

Liam Donnelly Rahara, Co. Roscommon. Sunday, September 15th, peacefully in the devoted care of the management and staff at Tearmainn Bhride Nursing Home, Brideswell. Predeceased by his...

Nora McDonagh (nee Killane)

Nora McDonagh (nee Killane) Harbour Row, Longford. Saturday, September 14th, peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff at St. Joseph’s Care Centre,...

Podcast: JF Show Oscar Wilde’s Half-Sisters

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken”“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all”"I can resist everything...

Podcast: Downtown Abbey the Film Reviewed

Downtown Abbey is cultural phenenomon.  It was An Upstairs Downstairs period drama that ran for six seasons and captivated worldwide audiences.It moved from the...

Friday Panel JF Show 13th September

The Friday Panel on the JF show on the 13th of September.Cavan/Monaghan TD Caoimhghin OCaolain,Monaghan Independent Councillor Seamus TreanorFormer Editor of Garda Review Catherine...