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Viewmount House

Longford’s Viewmount House scoops another major award

Longford's Viewmount House has been named the Irish Hotel of the Year at the prestigious 2018 Good Hotel Guide César Awards.The awards are awarded...

Gardaí issue warning after several crashes near Granard

People in north Longford are being urged to be very cautious on the roads after a significant rise in collisions over the past week.Gardaí...
Break In

Longford Gardai investigate after home broken into at Minard

Gardai in Longford are appealing for witnesses after two male intruders were reported in a home in Minard at approximately 3am last night.A resident...
Longford Chamber

Longford Chamber to seek approval to sell headquarters

Longford's Chamber of Commerce is seeking approval from members to sell its' landmark building which could reach a price close to a quarter of...

Ballymahon parents claim HSE gave seven days notice of clinic closure

The HSE only gave one weeks notice of the closure of Ballymahon's dental clinic which has affected children throughout the South Longford region.The snap...

Longford GP: Rural practice is ‘unviable’ and ‘isolating’

A well-known GP has said that many doctors don't want to commit to rural practice because it's unviable and isolating.Dr Padraig McGarry, who is...
Court

Verdict imminent in Ballynacargy man’s murder trial

Jury deliberations are continuing in the trial of a Ballynacargy man charged with the murder of the mother of his children.Danny Keena, of Empor,...

Longford TV weight-loss star vows to shed more pounds

Celebrity Operation Transformation star Gary O'Hanlon says he is confident he will be able to maintain his new healthy lifestyle going having lost over...
unemployed

14pc decrease in unemployment locally over past year

There has been a significant fall in the number of people on the Live Register across the Shannonside region in the past 12 months,...
Taste of the Lakelands

Second Taste of the Lakeland festival gets underway today

Large crowds are expected in Lanesboro this weekend for the second annual Taste of the Lakeland Food Festival.The event was held for the first...
Longford-Town

Verdon Scores Twice As Longford Beat Athlone

Sam Verdon’s double saw Longford Town claim the bragging rights as they dispensed of Athlone Town by two goals to nil.Sam Verdon’s double just...
Leitrim-GAA

Day Of Surprises In Leitrim Championship

It was a day of dramatic shocks in round four of the Connacht Gold Leitrim senior football championship as Aughwillian were eliminated from the...
Longford-GAA

Longford Slashers Win Dromard And Granard Draw

Longford Slashers registered an opening day victory in the 2020 Longford senior football championship with a convincing 2-16 to eight point win over Fr....

Rose Harney (Nee McManus)

Rose Harney (Nee McManus) Glentaun, Creagh, Ballinasloe, Co. Roscommon. Friday 7th August 2020, in her 94th year, peacefully surrounded by her loving family in...

Michael Lupton

Michael Lupton Drumard, Dromod, Co. Leitrim. August 8th 2020 (peacefully) after a long illness bravely borne, in the absolute loving care of Costello’s Nursing Home,...

LIAM FITZGERALD

LIAM FITZGERALD Ashley Lawns, Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon, late of Fairymount and Tralee, Co. Kerry. August 7th 2020 - (peacefully) in his 77th year...
Italian

Podcast: DJ’s and Musicians During the Pandemic

Mark Fay from DJBOX.IE and musician Luan Parle spoke to Kevin McGillicuddy on the Joe Finnegan Show about how people in the entertainment industry...
Italian

Podcast: The European Transplant and Dialysis Games

Two cocooners have it sewn up for pandemic celebrating 50 years of successful transplantation between themUndeterred by the cancellation of the 2020 European Transplant &...

Podcast: Pubs Not Reopening on August 10th

Pubs aren't reopening on the 10th of August after the move to the next phase was delayed-to discuss the matter Kevin McGillicuddy was joined...