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Longford

Portiuncula Hospital has highest number on trolleys locally today

Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe has the highest number of people on trolleys locally this afternoon.14 people are waiting for admission in the A&E or...
energy

2,800 locally apply to have property tax payments deferred

Over 2,800 people have applied to have the property tax deferred due to income threshold in the Shannonside Northern Sound region.Figures released by the...
farmers

Increase in grain yields locally in 2016

There was an increase in the grain yield in local counties this year.Figures from Teagasc show 12,300 (12,292) tonnes of grain were grown in...

Increase in the number of Civil Servants working locally since 2006

There's been an increase in the number of Civil Servants employed in the Shannonside Northern Sound region over the past 10 years.The figures from...

Cavan has highest number of bomb squad call outs in the region

Cavan recorded the highest number of call outs by the army's Explosive Ordinance Disposal team up to the middle of December out of all counties...

Plans for Lough Ree Wilderness Park to be unveiled in new year

Longford County Council is to seek co-operation with local authorities in Roscommon and Westmeath and Offaly in the development of a Mid Western Wilderness...

A number of cars sustained damage last night in the Market Square, Longford

A number of cars sustained damage last night in the Market Square, Longford.In one of the instances, a garda patrol car was damaged while...

A Christmas service is in operation for the Midoc helpline

The HSE is asking the public to be aware that a Christmas service is in operation for the Midoc helpline and that limited opening...

Longford council official hopeful of some news on N4 in 2017

A senior official with Longford County Council is hopeful that an agreement will be reached on upgrading of N4 from Mullingar to RooskyTalks have...

St Mel’s continues to draw huge numbers to Longford

The restored St Mel's Cathedral in Longford town has continued to draw large numbers of visitors over the past year.The devastation of the Christmas...

Darragh Greene Claims National 50m Breaststroke Gold

Darragh Greene was crowned 50m Breaststroke Champion at the Irish Short Course National Championships in Dublin today.Green took gold in 26.83 seconds with Eoin...

Albert Cooney Elected Longford GAA Chairperson

Rathcline's Albert Cooney was elected new Longford GAA chairman at last night’s convention held in the Longford Arms Hotel.The outgoing treasurer defeated Killoe's Brid...

Elphin CC Land All-Ireland Volleyball Title

Elphin won their first ever Senior Girls All-Ireland volleyball title when they beat St Leo’s Carlow 25-21 25-8 in UCD yesterday.The Senior C girl’s...

Maureen Cummins

Maureen Cummins, Croshea, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford. 14th December 2019 Peacefully, at St. Ita's Hospital, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick. Reposing in Our Lady's Manor Nursing Home Chapel, Edgeworthstown,Monday from...

Bridie Whelan ( Nee Boyce)

Bridie died, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of Our Lady's Manor Nursing Home, Edgeworthstown. Friday 13th December 2019 Predeceased by her husband...

Phyllis Regan (née Mc Connon)

Phyllis Regan (née Mc Connon) Corrigeenroe, Boyle, Co. Roscommon saturday December 14th 2019, peacefully surrounded by her devoted husband and family and in the tender care...

Podcast: GAA Presidential Candidate Mick Rock

GAA Presidential Candidate Mick Rock from Elphin in Roscommon joined Joe Finnegan in studio on Thursday morning.Take a listen to their wide-ranging conversation here:

Podcast: Catherine Corless

The Children's Minister says it could be late next year before excavation work can begin at the former Tuam Mother and Baby Home.The government...

Podcast; Old Moore’s Almanac

Famous for its predictions of future events, Old Moore’s Almanac is now 256 years old and remains a popular annual stocking filler.In recent years...