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Meeting on PBP party to be held in Longford

A Longford mother who was part of the recent Orkambi drug campaign for cystic fibrosis patients says she wants to explore the idea of...
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Longford Councillor wants county-wide policy on flashing speed signs

A Longford councillor is calling for a county-wide policy to be adopted regarding flashing speed lights.Kenagh based Fine Gael councillor Colm Murray is making...

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 Bridge 20 Year O’Byrne Cup Gap

Mickey Quinn became just the third Longford captain to lift the O’Byrne Cup as Longford saw off Offaly 1-12 to 11 points in Tullamore.Captain...
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Galway Land FBD League Title Over Roscommon

A strong Galway start to the second-half secured maiden silverware for Padraig Joyce as Galway beat Roscommon’s 1-14 to 11 points in the FBD...

Davis Aims For Longford O’Byrne Cup Glory

Padraig Davis will look to write himself into Longford folklore as they chase a third ever O’Byrne cup win on Saturday.Longford spoiled Dessie Farrell’s...

Patrick (Paddy) Donnelly

Patrick (Paddy) Donnelly Scrine, Athleague, Co. Roscommon. Saturday, January 18th, Peacefully in the devoted care of the staff at Roscommon University Hopsital. Pre-deceased by his...

Nell Duignan (née Moran)

Nell Duignan (née Moran) Tooma, Cloone, Co. Leitrim. Friday, January 17th, at Lough Errill Private Nursing Home, Mohill, surrounded by her loving family and...

Brendan Dowling.

Brendan Dowling. Ballyleague, Lanesboro, Co. Roscommon. Friday, 17th January. Peacefully in the loving care of Innis Ree lodge nursing home ballyleague Reposing at Farrell's...

Podcast: Contributory Old Age Pension

Eamon Tynan spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about the Contributory old age pension.Take a listen here:

Podcast: Michelle Hall Talks about the Feuding in Drogheda

The people of Drogheda are to rally against the ongoing gangland feud in the town, following the murder of Keane Mulready Woods. Deputy Mayor...

Podcast; JF Show 17th January

On the JF Show panel this week- outgoing Labour TD Willie Penrose, Roscommon Herald Journalist Darragh Kelly and former  Fine Gael location election candidate...