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Longford

Publicans must encourage use of high-vis vests – Superintendent

Longford's Garda superintendent is appealing to rural publicans to ensure that anyone leaving their premises to walk home is wearing a high-vis vest this...

Doctor accused of failing to diagnose cancer in Longford woman (80)

A doctor has appeared before a fitness to practice inquiry accused of failing to diagnose cervical cancer in an 80-year-old Longford woman who later...
Garda

Gardai reveal significant drop in incidents of shoplifting in Longford town

Gardai in Longford are reporting a 22 percent drop in the number of shoplifting offenses in the town over the last number of months.Superintendent...

New website to promote Longford tourism

People involved in any way with the tourism industry in Longford are being asked to provide their details for a new website.The website which...
Rodent

EXCLUSIVE: Three Shannonside hospitals pay out over €11,000 to deal with rodent problems

Three hospitals that serve the Shannonside region have spent almost €11,300 on pest-control since the beginning of last year.Documents released to Shannonside FM show...

Final stained glass windows installed at St Mel’s

The last stained glass windows commissioned for St Mel's cathedral in Longford have been installed in recent days.The windows are on the west, or...

€100k to be spent improving appearance of approach road to Longford town

One-hundred thousand euro is to be spent improving the appearance of one of the key approach roads into Longford town.The December meeting of Longford...

Christmas celebrations at St.Mel’s Cathedral today

Christmas celebrations at St Mel's Cathedral in Longford town move up a gear this weekend.A live crib is to be staged on the grounds...

Official opening of Lebeen Park Memorial Garden taking place today

The official opening of Lebeen Park Memorial Garden in Aughnacliffe in Longford is taking place today.The garden commemorates the 1916 Rising and funding was...

Tourism accommodation sector set to be main beneficiary of Longford LEADER funding in 2017

Community groups across Longford are being asked to begin to consider applications for the next round of Leader Funding.Longford is set to benefit from...
Leitrim-GAA

Galway beat Leitrim to make Connacht final

Galway continued the defence of their Connacht title with a 1-12 to two points win over Leitrim at Elphin writes Michael Cooke.Leitrim only trailed...
Ladies-football

Ladies Football Preview Roscommon Travel To Down

A full list of fixtures in division three and four of the Lidl Ladies national football league as Roscommon make crunch trip to Down....
Shamrock-Rovers

Rovers II Ready To Rattle First Division

The talking is over for Shamrock Rovers II boss Aidan Price who’s ready for his young team to take the pitch and rattle the...

Patrick (Pat) Farrell

Patrick (Pat) Farrell Ardnagrath, Walderstown, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Died 21st February at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar. Reposing at Rooney's Funeral Home, Ballymore on Monday...

Andrew (Buddy) Dolan

Andrew (Buddy) Dolan Iona Park Peacefully at Sonas Nursing Home,Surrounded by his loving family. Saturday 22nd February 2020 Predeceased by his beloved wife Mary (née Lynch). Sadly missed...

Nicole Collison

Nicole Collison Bloomfield Drive and Brawney Drive Athlone, Co. Westmeath Friday 21st February. Sadly missed by her loving parents Diarmuid Collison...

Podcast: Fr Ray Kelly

Jennifer and Fr Ray Kelly talk to Joe Finnegan on the JF Show about Dancing with the Stars.Take a listen here:

Podcast: JF Show Panel 21st February

On the JF Show Panel-21st of FebruaryFianna Fail TD for Longford/Westmeath Robert TroyFine Gael TD for Cavan/Monaghan Heather HumphreysIndependent TD for Roscommon/Galway Michael FitzmauriceTake...

Podcast: Operation Transformation

On the JF show on Thursday morning. Joe Finnegan spoke with showbiz reporter with the Irish Sun Aine Conaty and Operation Transformation participant Lorraine O'Neill...