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Co-option

Former Longford town councillor won’t be contesting co-option race

A former Longford town councilor has ruled himself out of seeking to be co-opted to replace Padraig Loughrey in the county council.Michael Connellan narrowly...

Armed thugs raid shop in Longford

Gardaí are appealing with information after cash was stolen in a robbery in Longford town on Monday night, in which the thieves were armed...

Irish Water announces start of Ballymahon work

Irish Water has announced that it will start its long-awaited water-mains replacement work in Ballymahon next month.The company has advised that work on the...

Full upgrade of N55 from Ballymahon to Athlone could take six years

It's been revealed it could be six years before construction begins on the proposed upgrade of the N55.A public consultation will take place in...
battle

PODCAST: Joe Flaherty explains why he can be a newspaper chief and councillor

On Tuesday's Let's Talk, Fianna Fáil's Longford-Westmeath general election candidate, Joe Flaherty, confirmed he wants to replace Padraig Loughrey on Longford County Council.There's a...

PODCAST: Tarmonbarry businessman’s fury as pub raided

For the third time in a year, there was a robbery in the Shannon Bar at Tarmonbarry on Monday night.Six kegs valued at €2,000...
Bid x1

20 Shannonside properties for sale in next Bid X1 auction

A retail unit and office development in Roscommon town will be auctioned next month with a guide price of €330,000.It’s one of 20 Shannonside...
battle

Joe Flaherty confirms desire to fill vacant Longford County Council seat

Fianna Fáil's Longford-Westmeath general election candidate, Joe Flaherty, has confirmed he wants to replace Padraig Loughrey on Longford County Council.There's a vacancy on the...
Loughrey

PODCAST: Ex- FF Councillor Padraig Loughrey reveals why he quit Longford politics

The Longford political scene was hit with a major shockwave on Sunday morning when it was announced that Padraig Loughrey was quitting as a...
Padraig Loughrey

Padraig Loughrey confirms family commitments prompted decision to quit politics

Former councillor Padraig Loughrey has revealed he wants general election candidate Joe Flaherty to fill his vacant Longford County Council seat.The Fianna Fáil politician...
Racing

UK Racing Returns At Newcastle On Monday

A ten race card at Newcastle marks the return of horse racing in the UK on Monday.The behind closed doors meeting will be the...
Premier-League

Anfield May Host Liverpool Title Victory

Liverpool could yet secure the Premier League title with a fixture at Anfield.Next month's derby between Liverpool and Everton may be moved to a...
GAA

GAA Set to Re-open Walking Tracks On June 8

The GAA have announced they will re-open designated walking tracks on June 8, once the country moves into phase two of lockdown exit.Croke Park...

Mary Greally (nee Kearney)

Mary Greally (nee Kearney) Forgney , Ballymahon, Co Longford. 29th May 2020, suddenly in Mullingar regional hospital. Predeceased by her daughter Mary. Deeply regretted...

Rose Healy (nee Shine)

Rose Healy (nee Shine) Retreat Park, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Monday, 1st June.Peacefully in the tender care of South Westmeath Hospice. To follow best practice and fuidelines and...

Mary Keegan,

Mary Keegan, Park Drive Lawn, Castleknock, Co. Dublin and formerly of Drumbore, Cloone, Co. Leitrim, Monday 1st June 2020 in the loving...

Podcast: Gemma Fallon

Killoe woman Gemma Fallon   spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about the go fund me campaign raising money for services who helped during and...

Podcast: Mikayla Fox -new city-new lease of life

Castleblayney native Mikayla Fox has been living and teaching in China and she spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about moving cities in the...

29th May: Leitrim Gardai and the Covid 19 County Response forum

Leitrim Gardai are working to assist people across the county as part of the Covid 19 Response forum. They are undertaking work to provide...