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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...

Longford Chamber president slams Taoiseach’s attitude to rates issue

The president of Longford Chamber of Commerce has hit out at the Taoiseach after he allegedly dismissed local traders concerns over increasing commercial rates.Approximately...

Bumper funding package announced for roads near Center Parcs project

Longford County Council has received an additional  €1.1million in funding to improve roads specifically around the Centre Parcs site in Ballymahon.The government's road allocation...

Longford man who developed rural scheme wants greater cash incentives

A Longford man, who was one of the key architects of the government's new rural regeneration project, doesn't expect it come on stream until...

64-year-old man due in Longford court charged with assault

A 64-man is due before Longford District court this morning charged in connection with an alleged assault.The man, who is believed to be from...

Hopes rise significant progress will be made on upgrading N4

Two local government representatives are raising hopes that significant progress could soon be made on the upgrade of the N4 and the N5.The topic...

St Christopher’s asked for additional funding four times last year

St Christopher's Services in Longford has lobbied the state four times over the past year for extra funding to run its services for people...

Post-mortem today on Longford woman’s body found on Donegal beach

A post-mortem is due to be carried on the body of a woman, believed to be from Longford, which was found in Donegal last...

Government to unveil €60million rural plan in Ballymahon today

The Taoiseach and the Minister for Heritage Heather Humphreys will be in Ballymahon today to launch a new government plan aimed at revitalising rural...

Longford Town Review October 13

Longford Town's SSE Airtricity League first division promotion campaign came to an end on Friday night after a penalty shoot-out defeat to Cabinteely.Aaron Dobbs had...

Roscommon Club Fixtures Weekending October 20

Roscommon club fixtures weekending October 20Tuesday October 15King and Moffatt Building Services Junior B FC Quarter FinalKilbride v Strokestown - Kilbride GAA Park -...

World Cup Over For Bundee Aki

Ireland centre Bundee Aki has been banned for three matches, meaning he will not play again at this Rugby World Cup.The centre received a...

Patrick (Paddy) Morahan

Patrick (Paddy) Morahan. Ardcarne and formerly of Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Tuesday, October, 15th Peacefully at Drumderrig nursing home, Boyle. Funeral will arrive to St....

Sister Josephine BREEN

Sister Josephine BREEN Sisters of Mercy Sligo and San Diego, California and formerly of Carnamadda, Lecarrow, Roscommon. 7th September, peacefully in Nazareth House, San Diego. Sr....

Richie Kenny

Richie Kenny. 62 Teffia Park, Longford and formerly of Foigha, Kenagh, Co. Longford. Richie died peacefully on Monday, 14th October 2019 in St. Joseph's Hospital, Dublin...

Longford Town Review October 13

Longford Town's SSE Airtricity League first division promotion campaign came to an end on Friday night after a penalty shoot-out defeat to Cabinteely.Aaron Dobbs had...

Podcast: Joe McDonagh Talks to the JF Show About Longford Plaza Project

The founder and owner of Supermacs says he's disappointed with the decision of Bord Pleanala to reject the company's application for a development on...

Podcast: Alice Taylor

Renowned author Alice Taylor chats to Joe Finnegan about her new book and about turning eighty.Take a listen here: