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Longford

Talks on resolving Cameron redundancy payments to begin at WRC

Talks are due to begin at the Workplace Relations Commission on the 6th of January in an effort to reach agreement on redundancy terms...

Gardai urge homeowners to make ‘crime prevention’ their new year’s resolution

Gardai in the Shannonside region are urging the public to make 'crime prevention' one of their new year's resolutions.Recent information released by the CSO...

LISTEN: Longford County Council executive aim to free up 3,000 vacant homes for use

Getting some of the 3,000 vacant homes in Longford back in use is among the biggest challenges facing Longford County Council in 2017.That's according...

One woman injured after serious road crash on N55

A woman is in a stable condition at Beaumont hospital this evening following a road traffic collision on the N55 earlier today.The incident happened...

N55 closed following serious road crash

The N55 between Edgeworthstown and Ballymahon is closed following what's been described as a bad accident on the route around lunchtime today.Two vehicles are...

Dairy farmers in midlands to take some time to recover

Dairy farmers in the midlands region will take some time to recover from difficulties faced during the 2016.Longford IFA Chairman Sean Conefrey says that...
energy

New figures show 1200 people on rent supplement in Shannonside region

New figures have revealed there was over 1,200 people on rent supplement in the Shannonside region up to the end of November last year.Figures...

Shannonside house prices rise sharply

House prices in the Shannonside region have risen by an average of 13 per cent over the past year – but remain the cheapest...
Lakelands

Public urged to back Longford tourism projects

A senior Longford County Council official is hoping the public supports a number of new tourism and rural development projects planned for 2017.The county...

Two people hospitalised after Ballinalee collision

Two people were taken to hospital for treatment after a two-vehicle collision in north Longford last night.Gardai said that, at about 11.20pm, a Jeep...

Johnny Sexton Captains Leinster Against Northampton

Jordan Larmour is in at 15 for Leinster's trip to Northampton on Saturday, with Jamison Gibson-Park named at half-back alongside capain Johnny Sexton.Jordan Larmour,...

Butler Returns To Captain Connacht Against Gloucester

Connacht have been boosted by the return of captain Jarrad Butler and Jack Carthy to face Gloucester in the Heineken Champions Cup on Sunday...

FAI President Donal Conway Steps Down

Donal Conway has announced his intention to step down as President of the FAI at an EGM to be held on the 25th January...

Catherine Shields

Catherine Shields Cappagh, Ballinalack, Co. Westmeath. Friday, December 6th, peacefully in the loving care of the staff at Our Lady’s Manor Nursing Home, Edgeworthstown. Deeply regretted by...

Vincent Hoban

Vincent Hoban Main Street, Carrigallen, Co. Leitrim and late of Monivea, Galway. Saturday, December 7th, peacefully at his residence. Sadly missed by his sisters Anne, Sr Isobella...

Patrick (Pat) Joseph Danaher

Patrick (Pat) Joseph Danaher Retired Shopkeeper. Castleplunkett, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon and formerly Shanagolden, Limerick. Friday, December 6th, peacefully at Fearna Manor Nursing Home in the loving...

Podcast: Book Review 2019

Marina Lynch from Eason's Cavan and Orlagh Kelly from the Reading room in Carrick on Shannon joined Joe Finnegan in studio to review the...

Podcast: The Drugs Problem in the Region

Frankie Keena a member of the Athlone Drugs Awareness group and Packie Kelly from Teach Na Daoine in Monaghan spoke to Joe Finnegan on...

Podcast: IT WAS AS IT WAS

Ballymore native Tony Hughes has written a memoir called ‘It was as it was’Tony Joined Joe Finnegan in studio on Tuesday mornings show.Take a...