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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...

Councillor warns Choice Based Letting could create ‘another Rathkeale’ in Longford

A Longford county councillor has warned the local authority not to create a 'Rathkeale' in the middle of the county under a new a...

BREAKING: Longford man jailed for Queen bomb plot

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

Longford council continue to press for N4 upgrade

A delegation from Longford County Council will meet with Transport Infrastructure Ireland this afternoon.The aim of the meeting is to lobby for upgrading of...
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Sentencing today for Longford man over bomb threats during Queen’s visits

A Longford man will be sentenced today after being found guilty of possessing an explosive substance on the eve of the state visit of...
Allianz-League

Promotion and survival the league stories for Roscommon and Leitrim

The final round of games in the Allianz national football league will take place this weekend.In Division 2, Roscommon have one foot back in...
GAA-Hurling&Football

Senior only, sees Minor & U20 competitions suspended for now

As the country counts down to Level 5 Covid 19 restrictions due to come into place at midnight, further confusion is surrounding the Inter-county...
GAA

Down go up, as Longford concede to Cork

Longford's concession of the Division 3 league fixture with Cork this weekend has been accepted by Croke Park.Padraic Davis had called into question the...

Sean Healy

Sean Healy Muckanagh, Ballygar, Co. Galway. Wednesday, October 21st, in his 91st year. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the management and staff at...

Ellen (Eileen) Crann (Née Hanglow).

Ellen (Eileen) Crann (Née Hanglow). Hazel Park, Newcastle, Galway and formerly Elphin, Co Roscommon.In keeping with Government guidelines, a private family funeral will take...

John T. (Jack) Prior

John T. (Jack) Prior, Deradda Lower, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, Wednesday, 21st October.He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Sheila, his daughters...

PODCAST: Local artisan producers call for mediation in dispute between County Councils and FSAI

Small artisan meat producers in the Shannonside region says hundreds of jobs are at stake if a dispute between the county councils and the...

LISTEN: Athlone students prepare for touchdown with International Space Station

In early December students from Athlone Community College will hold a live link with the International Space Station and ask the astronauts questions about...
Italian

Podcast: The old games of Halloween

Historians Paddy Egan and Sean O'Suilleabhain spoke about the old games played at halloween before it got Americanized.Take a listen here: