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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...

Tidy towns volunteer wins Tesco Longford award

A tidy towns volunteer is the 2016 Tesco Longford Community Person of the Year.At the prize-giving ceremony in the store today, Geraldine Quinn was...

Call for drastic action over Longford dumping

A Longford county councillor has proposed a TV-inspector-style system to ensure people are disposing of their rubbish correctly.Independent councillor Gerry Warnock's proposal was made...

Plans to merge Longford and Mullingar Credit Unions progressing well

The manager of Mullingar Credit Union says proposals to merge with Longford are progressing well.Tom Allen was speaking after the proposals were discussed at...

Irish Water should be shot – Butler

Irish water has been described as being like a "bad greyhound that is never going to come good" and "should be shot" at the...

EXPLAINED: How a Longford man was jailed for bus bomb plot during Queen’s visit

A man who put an incendiary device on a Dublin-bound passenger bus and made bomb threats during the State visit of Queen Elizabeth five...
Horse

Irish Trainers Claim 1-2-3 At Prix-De-Diane

Donnacha O'Brien has won the Prix de Diane at Chantilly with Fancy Blue.Jessica Harrington's Alpine Star was second and Aidan O'Brien's Peaceful was third...
Horse-Racing

Serpentine Shocks For O’Brien’s Eighth Derby Win

Trainer Aidan O' Brien has made history by saddling his eighth winner of the Derby at Epsom.In the big shock of the afternoon it...
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Athlone Town’s Women’s National League Campaign To Begin In August

Athlone Town are set to get their debut season in the Women’s National league underway from August eighth.The 10th season of the Women's National...

Finola Deane (née Flynn)

FINOLA DEANE (née Flynn) Boyle Road, Frenchpark and formerly of Main Street, Elphin, Co. Roscommon – (Peacefully) Pre-deceased by her husband Austin, daughter Derry, grandson...

Thomas (Tom) Browne

Thomas (Tom) Browne Hodson Bay, Athlone, Co. Roscommon Thursday, 2nd July. Peacefully after a short illness in the presence of his loving family with excellent care from...

Joseph (Joe) Clarke

Joseph (Joe) Clarke. 17 Crozen Downes, Sligo, formerly Carrowlustia, Calry, Co, Sligo and late of Fortland, Carrick on Shannon, Co Roscommon. Peacefully at St...

28th June: Sing Along

Sing Along with Junior Walker every Sunday just after 1pm.  Requests and dedications are always welcome.Section 1 - Section 2 -

3rd July: Enjoying a return to GAA action. Click for more

With sporting clubs now back up and running, people across the Shannonside region are enjoying a return to GAA action with training underway and...

Podcast: Dr Harry Barry chats about Dr Tony Holohan

Dr Harry Barry chats to the Joe Finnegan Show about Dr Tony Holohan's announcement about stepping back from his role at the moment and...