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18 new cases of Covid in Longford

There have been 1,276 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 8 additional deaths.Of the cases notified today;644 are men / 631 are women 69% are...

St Christopher’s Longford gets funding boost to employ 7 additional staff

Funding has been approved to help employ seven more staff for St Christopher's in Longford.The service for people with special needs in Longford and...

Lanesboro Boil Water Notice lifted

The Boil Water Notice for customers supplied by the Lanesboro Public Water Supply Scheme in Longford has been lifted with immediate effect.The notice was...
Planning

Planning approved for re-development at Ballymahon dental surgery

An Bord Pleanála has given the green light for a significant re-development and extension of a Ballymahon dental durgery.Well known dentists Francis and Nim...

Longford pharmacist says flu vaccine supply shouldn’t worry people unduly

It's not clear when, or if, issues surrounding the supply of the flu vaccine will be cleared up, according to the Irish Pharmacy Union.The...
power station

Mixed emotions among Bord na Mona workers as smoke rises again from Lough Ree...

There’s mixed emotions among Bord na Mona workers at Mount Dillon as operations resume at Lough Ree Power.The station in lanesboro had been off...
operating

Lanesboro power station resumes production ahead of December closure

The power station in Lanesboro has resumed operations this week.   Lough Ree Power wasn't generating electricity through the summer months because of conditions...
shooting

Longford man and former teacher pleads guilty to sex with teenage girl

A former teacher who engaged in multiple acts of defilement and sexual exploitation of a Longford schoolgirl says he was scared and ashamed of...
Sexual

Longford man handed suspended jail sentence for role in ‘money mule’ scam

A 58-year-man has been handed a suspended two year jail sentence at Longford Circuit Court for his part in a 'money mule' scam.Kamoru Lawal,...

Man found not guilty of manslaughter in Longford pub carpark

A Longford man has been found not guilty of manslaughter in the carpark of a pub over a year ago,After just over four...
Cian-McPhillips

McPhillips Sets European Under-20 Record

Cian McPhillips set a new European Under-20 record as he finished fourth in his 800m semi-final at the European indoor championships.McPhillips 1:48.06 to finish...
Ladies-Football-Logo

Micheal Naughton Becomes New LGFA President

Sligo native Mícheál Naughton is the new President of the Ladies Gaelic Football Association.Naughton representing Donegal and Ulster, took over the position from outgoing...

Joint Captains, but who does not get their hands on the cup

Thou shalt not covet the Winning cup, especially if you’re a joint captain The first remote GAA congress came and went last weekend, with little...

Martin O Connor

Martin O ConnorCreevaghbeg, Ballymahon, Co Longford, and formerly Rockchapel, Cork and Wrexham, North Wales. Friday 5th March 2021, peacefully.Predeceased by his wife Kathleen, his...

Michael John Hughes,

Michael John Hughes, Castlesampson, Bealnamulla, Athlone, Co. Roscommon, Inchicore, Dublin and Sonas Nursing Home, Athlone. Saturday, March 6th 2021 peacefully, at Portiuncula University Hospital,...

Michael O Donohue

Michael O DonohueNumber 4 Oaklands, Ballinalee Road, Longford and  formally of St Peter's Castlepollard and 11 The Green Lanesboro Co Longford. Died on 6th...

LISTEN: Celebrations as Castlerea Upcyclers win Aontas STAR Award

A group of men and women in Roscommon who have been training in upcycling textils for the last two years are celebrating after winning...

Side By Side February 28th 2021

Side by Side presented by Eamonn O’Connor, Tony Gilhooly and Patsy Lee.So join Eamonn and Tony as they play great music and talk about...
Italian

Podcast: Margaret Norton

Margaret Norton spoke to the Joe Finnegan show after her appearance on the RTE Primetime programme 'Who am I? The story of Ireland's Illegal...