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Local farmers encouraged to grow biomass fuels

Environment Minister Denis Naughten says farmers in Longford will benefit from Bord na Mona's new biomass business with the prospect of guaranteed prices for...

Controversial proposal to lower speed limit on N55 from Ballymahon to Athlone

Changes to the speed limit on the N55 between Ballymahon and Athlone are being warmly welcomed by a south Westmeath councillor.The changes are part...

Suspicious fire in Longford town

Gardaí are treating as suspicious a fire that broke out at a house in Longford town last night.Shortly after midnight, emergency services attended the...
Trains

Irish Rail: We’ll consider special Longford-Sligo trains

Irish Rail says it will look at the prospect of putting on early morning commuter trains from Longford to Sligo if the demand is...
energy

Longford council hits back at Martin over social housing

Longford County Council appears to have hit back at comments made by Micheal Martin about the lack of new social housing units in the...
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Call for light rail service from Longford to Sligo

A call has been made for an early morning light rail service to connect Longford to Sligo town.Sligo Fianna Fáil councillor Seamus Kilgannon has...

Heavy traffic as thousands attend ploughing championships

Fans of the National Ploughing Championships are being warned to travel in plenty of time and to expect delays as the first day of...
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REVEALED: Cheapest home in Longford last month sold for under €10,000

The most expensive home in the Shannonside region sold last month reached a price of €290,000Figures from the Property Price Register last month reveal...
Meth

Polish man charged in connection with alleged Granard meth lab faces further charges

nn Polish man has appeared in court in connection with the alleged manufacture of drugs in the Granard area.Tomasz Toczek with an address at...
Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin

Fianna Fail leader critical of Longford Council for not building more social housing units

The Fianna Fáil leader has accused the Taoiseach of insuring Fine Gael's election manifesto is ready by November instead of insuring homeless people are...
St. Brigids

St Brigids Club Notes Weekending July 12

St Brigid's Club Notes week-ending July 12thReturn to playAll of our teams are now back in action with many involved in challenge games at...
Roscommon-GAA

Roscommon Club Fixtures Weekending Sunday July 19

Saturday July 18Kepak Senior Hurling Championship 2020 Group BTremane v Roscommon Gaels - Tremane GAA Pitch - 19:00Sunday July 19Kepak Senior Hurling Championship 2020...
Jack-Charlton

FAI opens Virtual Book of Condolences for Jack Charlton

The FAI has today opened a Virtual Book of Condolences where Irish fans can express their sympathies to the family of the late Jack...

Mary (Manie) Nolan (nee Creevy)

Mary (Manie) Nolan (nee Creevy) 124 Teffia Park, Longford and formerly of O’Connell’s Terrace. Sunday, 12th July in Mullingar General Hospital. Wife of Bernie. ...

Kathleen Burke (nee Egan),

Kathleen Burke (nee Egan), Cloghergrange, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim. July 11th 2020 (peacefully) in the tender loving care of the Doctors, nurses, staff and...

Margaret Kearney

Margaret Kearney. Granard Street, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford. Thursday, 9th July peacefully in Mullingar General Hospital. Predeceased by her father Thomas and mother Helen, her brothers Sean...
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Podcast: Frank McNally Talks About Jack Charlton

Irish Times Journalist Frank McNally from Carrickmacross spoke to the Joe Finnegan Show about the late great Jack Charlton.
Jack-Charlton

Podcast Philip Quinn Pays Tribute To Jack Charlton

World cup winner and former Republic of Ireland manager Jack Charlton has died at the age of 85.Charlton managed Ireland from 1986 to 1995...
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Podcast: Contact Tracing App and Need to Accomodate Older People

Celine Clarke- Head of advocacy in Age Action Ireland and Mildred Beirne spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about the new HSE contact tracing...